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06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

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03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

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When you live with three females - in my case, the redoubtable Mrs Simms and two effervescent daughters - then finding a little bit of space in the house that's your own can become increasingly difficult. Happily, the loft is my domain: youngest daughter can't get up the ladder, wife doesn't like (more...)
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Published: - 3rd April 2013
UK industry is beginning to make moves towards becoming a high technology hub and a global centre of excellence for high quality, high value products. There are undoubtedly challenges - the ongoing economic difficulties and pressures from low wage economies - but there is every reason for optimism. (more...)
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Published: - 8th March 2013
What do Daleks, the Porsche 911 and the iPod have in common? Well, let's consider the Dalek first. Conceived by science fiction writer Terry Nation and designed by Raymond Cusick, the Daleks first appeared in Doctor Who in 1963, and have continued to battle with the Doctor for the last 50 years. The (more...)
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Published: - 4th February 2013
Icelandic volcanoes have caused no end of problems over the last couple of years. Remember all those flights that were grounded because of the spreading ash cloud? How many holidays did that put pay to in the end? And what was the cost to business in the end? So who would have thought, then, that (more...)
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Published: - 16th January 2013
With the rise of UKIP in the recent local elections, politicians of other parties seem to be falling over themselves to promote their Euro-sceptic credentials. David Cameron has promised us an in/out referendum for the next Parliament, wanting the time first to negotiate a better deal for Britain (more...)
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Published: - 5th January 2013
I've found it a strange puzzle over the last couple of years that we have the most stringent environmental targets for wind power of any country in Europe, whilst at the same time seeming to have the least interest in making it possible for companies to manufacture their turbines here. The targets (more...)
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Published: - 14th December 2012
Is the UK economy really in as bad a state as the newspapers would have you believe, or do news journalists just work a lot harder at making it seem so than they used to? Of course we all know that bad news sells, but it's hard not to agree with George Bernard Shaw when he observed that newspapers (more...)
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Published: - 14th November 2012
I was never one of those people who understood the raison d'être of the side salad, or who was able to fathom any useful role for cucumber. Now, don't get me wrong, I like a salad as much as the next man. Give me a chicken caesar or a tuna nicoise and I'm a happy boy. But in both those cases (more...)
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Published: - 14th October 2012
What do a trip up north and a bread and butter pudding have in common? The surprising answer, as I shall explain, is innovative thinking. I travelled up the M11 and A1 to see some friends a couple of weeks ago - not necessarily the fastest route, but certainly the most direct, and generally pretty (more...)
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Published: - 12th September 2012
It's hard to avoid the headlines of doom and depression at the moment, with the constant background noise of double dip recession and every sector seemingly in huge trouble. But is this a picture that's actually reflected out there in the real world? It would seem not. Here on Industrial Technology, (more...)
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Published: - 18th August 2012
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