Engineering

13 Oct 2018
   It is inevitable that sooner or later you will ask. So, I will save you the trouble. A Rolls Royce Ghost EWB – that’s extended wheelbase incidentally – should you require or desire such a car, and in exactly the same specification as the one their rather lovely PR people loaned me recently, will set you back… £281,925. That’s excluding local taxes.    How you might ask, can any car costing...
22 Jun 2018
To celebrate Women in Engineering Day, Shrewsbury Colleges Group is championing some of its female apprentices who are making their mark in their careers already. The College offers a range of Apprenticeships from Intermediate to Higher Apprenticeships in disciplines such as Fabrication and Welding, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Product Design and Technical Support. Lily Glanville, 19, from...
04 Jun 2018
Three students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group studying Foundation Degrees in Engineering have scooped first, second and third prizes in a national engineering competition run to find the best inventions of tomorrow. The GradEX18 exhibition and competition, which is a unique chance to view the exiting and innovative work being produced by tomorrow's industry pioneers from: Computing, Digital...
26 Feb 2017
     Don’t ever let it be said that we don’t fully test the cars we get here at Love Shrewsbury Towers. Due to an urgent appointment, within less than 48 hours of Audi dropping off their latest R8 Spyder its odometer was already showing an extra 400 miles. By the end of our week with it I’d added significantly more than that.     If it that’s not a testimony to the R8’s “everyday supercar” mantle...
17 Jun 2016
     If there’s a greater invention than ventilated and cooled leather seats I’m yet to find it. Sat in the late afternoon’s traffic, under a panoramic glass roof, and on a day when the dashboard tells me that outside it’s 26 degrees C, I’m actually beginning to feel a tad chilly. As Widnes’s Wednesday commuters wind down their windows and complain about the roadworks I relax, sit back, switch...
Annual exhibition of creative student work inc fine art, product design, textiles, graphic design, film, media, photography, food technology and engineering
06 Jun 2015
Shrewsbury Sixth Form College will be opening its doors to the public between 8 and 12 June when it will be proudly presenting “TheShow” at the English Bridge Campus. For the first time the college will be displaying the work of students from Fine Art, Product Design, Textiles, Graphic Design, Film, Media, Photography, Food and Engineering disciplines in one mesmerising exhibition. Following on...
06 May 2015
Alcoa Fastening Systems & Rings (AFSR), Telford Industrial Fasteners Operations has appointed Andrew Smith as its new engineering manager. Smith holds a BEng (Hons) in mechanical engineering, a diploma in management studies, is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and is registered as a European Engineer (EUR ING). Prior to joining AFSR he was the engineering manager at Timken...
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