Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical visit
    26 March 2019 09:30 to 12:30
    Severnside Energy Recovery Centre - Bristol
    A guided tour of the energy-from-waste facility at the Severnside energy recovery centre, operated by SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd. Find out how this facility generates 34 MW of electricity by recovering the energy from up to 400,000 tonnes per annum of municipal solid (black bag) waste. The majority of waste delivered to the site comes from the 1.6 million people living in the western boroughs of London using closed rail transport containers via a custom built railhead on the site.
    Industry: Power Industries
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    14 February 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    Hereford University Centre - Hereford
    AJAX will be at the core of the British Army’s deployable Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance capability. It enables the soldier to be at the point of collection of accurate and timely all-weather commander information. This presentation will cover the technology behind the AJAX family of vehicles, the development process, tools, integration and testing facilities used to deliver this world leading capability.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 January 2019 18:30 to 21:00
    Worcester University - Worcester
    The Jaguar I-Pace is the first production battery powered vehicle from Jaguar Land Rover. Launched in mid-2018, it is on sale ahead of all-electric vehicles from established premium competitors. The I-Pace features a completely new body structure and architecture. Front & rear motors provide four wheel drive and the large battery gives substantial range. Extensive attention to noise and vibration issues has resulted in a remarkable level of refinement.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 November 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Worcester University - Worcester
    This talk explains how the waste recycling and recovery industry operates in the UK and is changing as it supports our collective journey in establishing a comprehensive and sustainable economic model which banishes waste. It highlights how the application of existing improvement methodologies, developed and applied in our manufacturing and service industries, can be applied to the unique problems faced by the waste and recycling industry.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 October 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd – European HQ
    NOTE : THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE NOT BOOKED A PLACE With experience of designing engines for three Formula 1 engine manufacturers, the speaker will describe basic engine layout, key features and the different approaches adopted by the three companies when tackling the challenge of designing an engine. The talk will be hosted by Yamazaki Mazak and will include an opportunity to tour their European Technology Centre.
    Industry: Motor vehicle parts
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