4c were out in force last night at IMechE’s factory visit to Terex Motherwell, the birthplace of some of their notoriously gargantuan trucks. Aside from communicating and networking with fellow engineers the night provided an insight into a titan manufacturing operation which works to surprisingly tight deadlines and utilises stringent quality control measures. Fabrication Utilising… Read more »
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The British Engineering Excellence Awards (beeas) has just announced the short-list for their event; and guess what? Yours truly (Michael Aldridge) is in the runnings for Young Engineer of the Year! The awards are aimed to ‘demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK’ and ‘to provide a benchmark of excellence from… Read more »
At 4c Design we periodically run a graduate apprenticeship and have just begun taking applications for this summer’s intern. Having completed the internship myself I can personally vouch how valuable the experience was and highly recommend it to anyone looking to get their foot in the door of the design world. For full details on… Read more »
The IMechE put on an event last week alongside NEL which brought us to the wind turbine test facility at Myres Hill. We got a behind the scenes tour of the testing processes and got an up close and personal view of some of the latest wind technology. With all the press surrounding alternative energies… Read more »
The Lexus Carbon Fibre Loom In the pursuit of engineering perfection Lexus develop a custom loom to weave their carbon fibre chassis. This is what I call art!