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 …

Engineering Reality

Whilst at one time, virtual reality technologies were considered the preserve of video game enthusiasts, this technology is really coming of age, and today’s virtual reality is being utilised for a wide range of exciting applications. With this in mind, here we take a closer look at how virtual reality technologies are helping to revolutionise… Continue Reading …

Inventor Profile: The Wright Brothers

Orville and Wilbur Wright, more commonly known collectively as the Wright brothers, were the pioneers of aviation, and responsible for one of the greatest inventions in human history. The Wright brothers are credited with inventing and building the first successful airplane in the world, and then conducting the first ever controlled, powered and sustained flight… Continue Reading …