Test Facility for Composite Blades

Composite test centre in Scotland to provide full scale fatigue testing of turbine blades for tidal power The first major engineering works on FAST... read more

Freight lightens up with carbon fibre rail bogie

The Institution of Railway Research has broken new ground with the development of lightweight freight bogies using new materials. The world’s fir... read more

Plans approved for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Planning permission has been granted for the development of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) facility. The new facility is to b... read more

Vehicle to Grid demonstration takes place at Aston

Birmingham's Aston University was host to a recent demonstration of the capabilities of using EVs to feed the electricity grid. The VIGIL (VehIcle ... read more

New material sets future trends

Research work on carbon composites could provide answers to sticking points in the rail and solar energy sectors, according to Morgan Advanced Materia... read more