Staffordshire news and blogs Thursday 22 March 2018
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21 Mar 18

Top Tubes is at the forefront of laser tube processing and laser tube cutting.

Next phase of Longbridge regeneration revealed 

19 Mar 18

Developers want to complete Technology Park project with new office building…

Local news
Police continue appeal as missing 12 year old spotted in Kings Norton 

18 Mar 18

West Midlands Police are continuing their appeal for help, after a missing boy was spotted in King’s Norton this morning (Sunday 18th March).

Local news
Sighting of missing 12-year-old Shane Pinder as searches continue 

18 Mar 18

Searches are continuing today for missing 12-year-old Shane Pinder, who has been missing since Friday (16 March).

Schoolboy Shane Pinder is missing: Police appeal to find missing 12-year old 

17 Mar 18

Shane Pinder, who is twelve years old did not return home from Wheeler’s Lane Technology College in Kings Heath.

Bruntwood set to acquire Innovation Birmingham 

14 Mar 18

New era of growth for Midlands’ science and tech sector promised.

New era of growth for Midlands’ science and tech sector as Bruntwood to acquire Innovation Birmingham 

13 Mar 18

Leading property company, Bruntwood is set to acquire Innovation Birmingham, heralding a new era of major expansion at the region’s leading digital and technology campus.

IT Infrastructure 

13 Mar 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Daniel Shaw on 13 March 2018 .

Busch presents new series of Dolphin liquid ring vacuum pumps 

13 Mar 18

Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems has now launched an entirely
new series of liquid ring vacuum pumps.

Highways England starts work on the M6 between junctions 2 to 4 to convert this section into a smart motorway 

12 Mar 18

Highways England will be starting work today (12/03) on the M6 between junctions 2 to 4 to convert this section into a smart motorway.

Blog feature
Virtual reality, vortex cannons & submarines: Warwick Engineering Day 

12 Mar 18

Cutting-edge virtual reality technology and an original 1985 Sinclair C5 you can get your hands on both of these (and many more amazing technology) at the University of Warwick’s Engineering Day later this month.

New Adult and Toddler Ticket Offer at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum 

9 Mar 18

Head to Thinktank during Birmingham term-time and take advantage of big savings with the new adult and toddler (3-5 years old) ticket offer.

New course in Burntwood helping people to develop counselling skills 

8 Mar 18

A new training course for people wanting to become counsellors is launching in Burntwood.

Birmingham university joins forces with GoCompare 

5 Mar 18

Aston will run a new technology degree apprenticeship with the price comparison website…

Majority of schools across Lichfield and Burntwood closed due to the weather 

2 Mar 18

Children across Lichfield and Burntwood are set to enjoy an extra day off after the majority of schools in Lichfield and Burntwood closed for the day.

Case Study: High Economic Efficiency Thanks to the Right Choice of Vacuum Technology 

1 Mar 18

Choosing the right vacuum technology can lead to huge cost
savings in many areas within plastics processing.

Drives & Controls 2018 – See you there! 

28 Feb 18

The Automation, Power Transmission Motion Engineering Event.10 -12th April at the NEC, Birmingham.

Screwless connection technology is the way ahead 

27 Feb 18

Paul Witherington, Marketing Manager for the UK and Ireland, looks at the benefits of spring-type terminal blocks compared to screw type connection within food production plants.

Want to double tool life turning Inconel 718? 

26 Feb 18

Tungaloy’s NewAH8015 grade designed for heat-resistant alloys features nano-multi-layered AlTiN coating with high Al content, the world’s first technology that provides incredible resistance to both wear and fracture, achieving exceptionally…

Blog feature
£5.6m Vehicle-2-Grid project develops charging technology in real world 

23 Feb 18

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure on UK roads is to be advanced, thanks to a new £5.6 million project funded by Innovate UK to develop Vehicle-2-Grid (V2G) technologies, involving WMG at the University of Warwick.

Consultation event in Burntwood to showcase proposals to use technology to extend library opening times 

20 Feb 18

People in Burntwood can find out more about plans to use technology to increase library opening times at a consultation event in the town.

Green technology funding agreed for 500 West Midland buses 

17 Feb 18

NEARLY 500 buses in the West Midlands will benefit from green technology over the next two years.

Pioneering robotic-arm assisted surgery at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital 

15 Feb 18

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham is the first NHS hospital in the country to introduce robotic-arm assisted surgery.

Birmingham firm has answer to Bridge Strikes question 

14 Feb 18

Claim that new design will save lives and save money.

The 2017 ‘Busch Innovation in Vacuum Award’ goes to WAGNER Group GmbH 

13 Feb 18

WAGNER Group GmbH was presented with the ‘Busch Innovation in Vacuum
Award’ for its innovative fire prevention systems.