UK Young Engineer of the Year

Northern Irish teenager, Colum McNally, has been dubbed young engineer of the year at Birmingham’s Young Scientist and Engineers Fair! His invention? A practical and economic design called the Agri-Hammer – a hydraulic, multi-functional tool crafted to assist farmers in the cutting of logs and fence postings. The 18-year-old states this innovation will take ‘the… Continue Reading …

Inventor Profile: Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell is recognised as one of the greatest scientists, inventors and engineers of all time. Credited with inventing the world’s first fully-functioning telephone, here we will take a look at the life and work of this amazing man, whose contributions to the field of engineering completely revolutionised society. Early Life Alexander Graham Bell… Continue Reading …

New Engineering University Opens

A project that’s sure to benefit the field of engineering was launched this month, creating a great level of excitement for students and academics alike. The New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMITE) is the first engineering university to open in the UK in 40 years, and although the institution has yet to be awarded… Continue Reading …

Keighley Town Mayor visits The Spring Works

Councillor Graham Mitchell, Keighley Town Mayor and Mr Andy Westerman the Mayor’s Steward visited Airedale Springs on the 23rd February 2015. L/R Mr Andy Westerman, Councillor Graham Mitchell, Michael Parkinson, Tim Parkinson After an introduction to the history of the Company by its President Mr Michael Parkinson and Chairman Tim Parkinson, our visitors were given… Continue Reading …