Past Events

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  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    16 March 2011 18:30 to 20:30
    Conservative Club
    INFORMAL GATHERING to explore the mechanics of working within the IMechE Swindon area committee. and how it could assist with your IMechE ambitions followed by a Nomination Meeting
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    17 February 2011 10:00 to 11:30
    Hills Waste Solutions Ltd.
    An excellent opportunity to visit Hills Waste Solutions Ltd. Waste Management Facility at their Lower Compton Site. Here you will see recycling of materials collected via their Kerbside collection team in Wiltshire, treatment for wood recycling, composting and water treatment. The tour will end with a view of the Landfill, which is required to manage householders waste not presented for recycling. Please note the tour is limited to 20 persons and places will be allocated on a strictly
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    11 January 2011 18:30 to 20:30
    Swindon College - SN2 1DY
    A presentation hosted by Simon Tansey - Royal Mail Engineering on ‘Postal Automation’ and conducted in conjunction with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). About this event The trial packet and bulk mail processing system being used at Royal Mail's South West Distribution Centre handles packets, bundles, trays and bags of mail. The talk will describe how the system functions and the problems encountered when processing a variety of products simultaneously.
    Industry: Machine systems informatics & control
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    27 October 2010 11:00 to 13:00
    Kemble Air Services Ltd.
    With ASI being an approved specialised aircraft decommissioning and recovery company this is an excellent opportunity for members to see how such work is undertaken at Cotswold Airport. Note: Spaces are very limited and reserved on a first come first serve basis. Transport will be provided from Swindon at 10.15hrs.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    08 September 2010 13:00 to 16:00
    Science Museum Library Swindon - SWINDON
    Afternoon visit to the Science Museum Library ar Wroughton and Tour of Hangar D4 (Part of the Science Museum's Large Objects store) For information on what is in hangar D4 use the following link For updates on all Science Museum news and events sign up to their free e-newsletter at
    Industry: Cross-sector
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