Led by the Gadget Show’s Georgie Barrat, a selection of photos have been chosen to challenge public misconceptions of engineering. 

To celebrate Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today announced the winners of its annual photography competition in a bid to challenge misconceptions of engineering and demonstrate the ingenuity, breadth and vibrancy of the profession.

EMEX will open its doors next week, on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November at ExCeL in London.

ABB i-bus KNX technology is being used to maintain optimum conditions for guests at the new Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi. The temperature, ventilation and even the operation of glass heating in 71 glass igloos from luxurious Finnish hotelier, Santa’s Hotels, are being individually controlled with ABB i-bus KNX technology.

Recolight, a specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amel Gharbi to the role of operations and compliance manager.

David Sutcliffe has been appointed as the new sector head for automotive for Siemens Digital Factory in the UK.

Following a period of rapid growth within the sector, Sutcliffe, who has been with Siemens for over 20 years, will be responsible for the development and implementation of the business strategy to drive further growth in the automotive market.

The stigma around mental health issues is one of the biggest silent killers in the electrical sector, but you have the power to change this by donating just £1 to the Electrical Industries Charity’s (EIC) powerLottery.  

powerLottery is EIC’s number one fundraising stream which helps to save and improve the lives of those who are currently struggling from mental health problems and are in need of support to help them look forward to a brighter future. 

This year Danfoss Drives is celebrating two anniversaries for its’ VLT and Vacon brands. It’s 50 years since the Danfoss VLT 5 Drive was launched, being the worlds’ first mass-produced AC Drive and 25 years since Vacon was founded, originally under the name of Vaasa Control. To celebrate this event the company is running a competition to find the oldest drives still in service.

Progman and Schneider Electric have announced they have signed a cooperation agreement, enabling Schneider Electric’s Ecodial electrical calculations to be integrated into the electrical modelling functions of MagiCAD Electrical for Revit, Progman’s BIM software for electrical design. 

Scotland’s energy minister, Paul Wheelhouse MSP (pictured), yesterday took a demonstration tour aboard the Sea Puffin, the world’s first 'daughter craft' based on Surface-Effect-Ship technology. This innovative design uses air cushion technology to dampen out motions in rough seas, enhancing comfort for crew and passengers. This allows for improved access to offshore wind turbines in harsh weather conditions, at the same time saving fuel consumption.

The UK cannot build its way to a low-carbon future without retrofitting the UK’s old, cold homes to meet 2050 climate targets, a new report from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Nottingham Trent University states.