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Amey launches engineering challenge to inspire girls into STEM

The Amey Challenge Cup is a series of competitions held across the UK to inspire girls from underprivileged areas into STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers with engineering challenges, coinciding with International Women in Engineering Day.
the water sector

Let’s put STE(A)M in the water sector engine

BIM4Water focuses on the sustainability of skills needed to support digital engineering and transformation in the water sector.

Gatwick commits to equal opportunities for women in STEM

Gatwick has committed to providing roles for women in STEM, the airport has recruited two male and two female engineering apprentices for its 2021 cohort.
ID Manchester,

Bruntwood SciTech to partner on £1.5bn ID Manchester scheme

The University of Manchester has announced Bruntwood SciTech as its preferred bidder to deliver the new £1.5bn innovation district – ID Manchester.
mental health, causeway technologies

Causeway teams up with Premier League club to tackle mental health

Construction software provider launches strategic partnership with official Everton FC charity to improve mental health in Merseyside and the construction industry.
Construction industry

New film showcases opportunities for next generation in construction

The Construction Innovation Hub and Class Of Your Own (COYO), supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), has released a new film, Where it All Begins, as part of a call on the construction industry to attract the next generation.
The Spine

Liverpool Mayor officially opens ‘The Spine’

The Spine has been designed according to the scientific and medical research principles established in the international WELL Standard to achieve WELL Platinum, it is on track to be one of the healthiest workspaces for mental health and physical wellbeing in the UK.

Construction complete at UK’s largest engineering campus

Delivered by a collaborative team of builders, architects and engineers, the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) has been handed over to the University of Manchester.
Employment in Wales, Amey

Amey wins place on £300m South East Wales services framework

Amey Consulting has won a place on a £300m technical and professional services framework to support training opportunities and employment in Wales.
Knowledge Quad, Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall launches second training facility on live construction site

Morgan Sindall has launched its second Knowledge Quad as part of its work on the University of Salford’s new Science, Engineering and Environment Building (SEE Building).
Laing O'Rourke sustainability

Laing O’Rourke sets new sustainability and equality targets

Laing O’Rourke has announced new global sustainability targets, including a commitment to decarbonise its own operations by 2030 and achieve equal numbers of men and women among its 5,500 global staff.
CITB England Plan, construction

CITB reveals plans for new recruits in England

The CITB’s England Plan aims to help employers with their immediate skills needs, offer clear information to attract new recruits, and tackle long-term challenges.
Training scheme, kickstart scheme,

Amey initiates government’s kickstart training scheme

Amey is set to roll out the Government’s Kickstart scheme to help Britain bounce back and support young people whose job prospects have been affected by the pandemic.
Rugeley Power Station,

ENGIE’s Rugeley sustainable school masterplan gets funding

ENGIE’s plans for the redevelopment of the former Rugeley Power Station in Staffordshire, have been given a major boost.
medical technologies innovation facility

G F Tomlinson completes £23m medical technologies facility

G F Tomlinson has handed over construction works on a new dual-site facility for Nottingham Trent University (NTU), which will facilitate vital research for medical devices and technology.
Return to work, Women Returners, STEM

HS2 supports return to work programme

The Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture is working in partnership with Women Returners and STEM Returners to engage the local community and help individuals get back into work.
Project Violet, Sci-Tech Daresbury

Willmott Dixon breaks ground on £17.8m Sci-Tech development

The project marks the next stage of development, Project Violet, at Sci-Tech Daresbury, the location for high-tech business and leading-edge science.
Institute of Technology, IoT, East Riding College

Construction work commences on Institute of Technology centre

Construction of the new Institute of Technology at East Riding College in its Beverley campus has commenced.
engineering careers, hs2

HS2 commits to engineering careers for the next generation

HS2 has signed up to the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code of Practice, which is designed to make engineering career opportunities for the next generation.
National Satellite Test Facility

Mace completes exterior delivery for National Satellite Test Facility

Mace has completed the exterior of The National Satellite Test Facility (NSTF), reaching a major build milestone in the process of becoming the UK’s first co-located set of space test facilities.
STEM skills, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

National Grid launches STEM skills and careers programme

More than 100,000 pupils in South London will benefit from the new STEM skills and careers outreach programmes being launched by National Grid in association with MyKindaFuture.
London Power Tunnels,

London Power Tunnels: Rewiring the capital during a pandemic

Gareth Burden, project director for London Power Tunnels, discusses the second phase of the National Grid project, challenges faced and the future for London Power Tunnels.
Gender pay gap, Motherhood Penalty,

How UK law reinforces the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is never far out of the news cycle these days and no wonder, we are still slowly coming to understand its deeper manifestations and presence throughout the culture.

Vinci to deliver Harlow Science Park expansion

Vinci Construction UK is currently on-site to deliver the 50,000 sq ft mid-tech advanced manufacturing facilities, as Harlow Science Parks expands.
Norwich Castle Keep, Morgan sindall

Construction starts on £13.5m Norwich Castle transformation

Morgan Sindall has started construction on the major National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project to transform Norwich Castle Keep back to its origins as a Norman royal palace.
STEM activities,Adventures at Home Festival

Girlguiding festival goes virtual to encourage more girls into STEM

As part of Amey’s partnership with Girlguiding UK, Amey is supporting the first-ever Adventures at Home Festival this Saturday 23 May, a programme of STEM activities for girls.