Black Country news and blogs Thursday 29 September 2016
Advanced
Careimages website hosting sponsor


Business »

Land Rover takes wraps off new Discovery 

28 Sep

Luxury car maker has packed new model with latest technology and aims to offer a lighter and greener car...


AHT invest over £500,000 into new oven and software 

28 Sep

The UK’s first and only specialist in the heat treatment of aluminium alloys, Dudley-based Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) have recently invested £500,000 into manufacturing aerospace Oven 30.


Expanding Birmingham Airport will be Labour mayor candidate Sion Simon’s priority 

28 Sep

Labour mayor candidate Sion Simon sets out his vision for Birmingham and the West Midlands...


Birmingham Airport invests £100m in long-term growth plan 

27 Sep

BIRMINGHAM Airport is to invest £100m on improvements to its facilities and infrastructure as it looks to keep pace with increasing passenger volumes.


Birmingham Airport plans £100m overhaul 

27 Sep

Transport hub vows to improve parking, speed up baggage handling and add extra capacity for check in...


Jaguar Land Rover lorry death – tributes paid to young worker 

27 Sep

Victim is understood to have been involved in a collision with an HGV...


Man dies after being trapped by lorry at Jaguar Land Rover plant 

27 Sep

Workers at the factory said they were in shock and claimed he was just 22...


Former Jaguar Land Rover chief in new role at defence firm 

27 Sep

THE former chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover has been named as the new Chief Financial Officer of defence supplier QinetiQ.


Housebuilder’s move puts business park to the Fore 

27 Sep

HOUSEBUILDER Taylor Wimpey is relocating its regional office after signing a 10-year lease at Fore Business Park in Solihull.


Jaguar Land Rover chief honoured for helping Wolverhampton economy 

26 Sep

A SENIOR executive at Jaguar Land Rovers Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton has been honoured for his contribution to the citys economic regeneration.


Swedish business cluster targets Coventry for growth 

26 Sep

A CLUSTER of Swedish companies is setting up its first international office in Coventry in a move which could see substantial inward investment to the area.


Déjà vu all over again in Longbridge? 

26 Sep

Shanghai Auto pulls the plug on MG assembly at Longbridge and leaves Prof David Bailey pondering the reasons behind and fallout from the decision...


International trade advisors beef up advice to food exporters 

23 Sep

A NEW programme designed to help West Midlands food and drink producers sell their goods overseas has been officially launched.


MG owner set to end production at Longbridge 

23 Sep

THE Chinese-owner of car manufacturer MG UK is set to end its assembly operation in Longbridge in a move which signals the end of car production in Birmingham.


Motoring: Mercedes; Jaguar; Ferrari 

23 Sep

THERES a common theme to this weeks Motoring which was largely by accident than design but it serves as an indication as to where high-end manufacturers think the market is heading.


Car assembly axed at Longbridge despite rising MG sales in the UK 

23 Sep

Cars will no longer roll out of the plant after MG Motor UK owner SAIC announced it would no longer be required...


Manufacturing continues to recover from post-Brexit shock 

22 Sep

MANUFACTURING output has continued to recover from its post-Brexit shock, latest figures have shown.


St. Modwen completes land deal for new housing development 

22 Sep

REGENERATION specialist St.


Why four teams of KPMG staff are taking up the Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge 

22 Sep

The audit department from city professional and financial services firm are set for the 13.1 mile race...


Staffordshire pub crowned Regional pub of the Year 

21 Sep

A PUB in Staffordshire has been crowned Regional pub of the year and named among the top 16 in the country by the Campaign for Real Ale\'s (CAMRA) latest edition of its Good Beer Guide.


Made in the Midlands Interview RSD Pressings 

21 Sep

Daniel Burton, Operation Director of RSD Pressings and Richard Hobbs from Made in the Midlands, discuss RSD's recent £1.3m investment in new equipment and premises, as reported in the Express and Star.


Arrowsmith scales new heights with brace of six-figure contracts 

21 Sep

Coventry based aerospace supplier, Arrowsmith Engineering has secured two six-figure contracts with some of the industry’s global manufacturers – after investing in an expansion of its production facilities.


Shropshire business park sold for £3.4m 

20 Sep

REGENERATION specialist St Modwen has disposed of a seven-acre business park in Shropshire in a £3.42m deal.


£2.8m manufacturing institute set to create thousands of apprenticships 

20 Sep

NEARLY 2,500 apprenticeships could be created in the West Midlands through a new £2.8m project that will see employers take the lead in developing workforce skills.


Coventry & Warwickshire Business Awards 

20 Sep

Subcon Laser Cutting Ltd have been selected as one of the three companies to be nominated as finalists in the Coventry & Warwickshire business awards "Excellence in Manufacturing" category.


Business in Britain – A survey of opinions and trends 

20 Sep

Welcome to the latest half-yearly Lloyds Bank Business in Britain survey, which has been offering insights on the recent performance and expectations of domestic businesses, especially small and medium-sized companies, for over two decades...


New School Qualification Marks New Era For Engineering 

19 Sep

Students at a Bromsgrove secondary school are getting ready to swap the classroom for real world experience, with the launch of an employer-backed scheme designed to revolutionise the future of engineering in the UK.


Bank of England maintains interest rates at historic low 

15 Sep

THE Bank of England has decided to wait and see what the effect of last month\'s interest rate cut will be before considering further action.


The image of the construction industry: Is there a proverbial ‘silver bullet’? 

14 Sep

The Midlands Construction Summit (MCS) is set to return to Coventrys Ricoh Arena on September 27.


EU Sales Soar Post-Brexit for Joining Solutions Provider MTI 

14 Sep

Midlands-based joining solutions provider MTI has secured more than €4 million in EU orders since Brexit.


More Business


More business news »

Do you have the policies and procedures in place to safeguard your business? 

28 Sep

To make sure please take advantage of aFREE Business Health Checkcourtesy of FBC Manby Bowdler!Our quick and easy online survey checks coverCredit Control, Corporate LawandEmployment and HR Law.


AHT invest over £500,000 into new oven and software 

28 Sep

The UK’s first and only specialist in the heat treatment of aluminium alloys, Dudley-based Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) have recently invested £500,000 into manufacturing aerospace Oven 30.


Quality Investment 

27 Sep

Quantum proves its dedication to further improving quality standards with the purchase of a Keyence optical comparator.


A Fine Rail Heritage 

27 Sep

When one thinks of the history of railways it is inevitable to begin with the Industrial Revolution and the long lasting and profound effect this period had on human advancement, the railways of course being instrumental during almost the ...


Filtermist neat oil mist collector S Fusion to feature at JIMTOF 

27 Sep

Telford based oil mist filters manufacturer, Filtermist International, will be exhibiting at JIMTOF at Tokyo Big Sight in November as part of its ongoing programme to grow its share of the Japanese oil mist removal market.


Taylor Wimpey relocating to IMP’s M42 business park 

27 Sep

Taylor Wimpey is relocating its regional office from the centre of Solihull to IM Properties’ (IMP) Fore Business Park – underlining the attraction of the M42 Corridor.


Tube Inspection Solution Workshop 

26 Sep

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence are delighted to invite you to attend a TubeShaper open house, to be held at the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) in Coventry on Wednesday 19th October.


Alucast at Northern Manufacturing B79 

26 Sep

Come along and meet us at Northern Manufacturing 2016 Event City Manchester – Stand B79 – 28th 29th SeptemberThe full address of the show venue is:Event City,Phoenix Way, off Barton Dock Road,Urmston,Manchester M17 8AS...


COLOUR SELECTION IN ARCHITECTURE WITH FREILACKE 

26 Sep

"There is no shape without colour" - guided by this quote from sculptor Rudolf Maison, FreiLacke created a new paint collection with metallic colours for facades.


Hepworth Achieves 2016-2016 IRIS and ISO Certification 

26 Sep

We recently made the decision to move certification body as LRQA our previous certification body had been struggling to find us auditors to meet the varied scope of work we manufacture.


FDL Breakfast Event, sign up to avoid disappointment 

24 Sep

HELP SUPPORT A FANTASTIC CHARITY AND PROMOTE UK MANUFACTURING!!!YOU can help Macmillan Cancer Support break a world record by attending Frank Dudley Limited’s Coffee morning.


Black & Decker 

23 Sep

· The Company Global manufacturer of power tools and accessories with a turn-over of $10bn.


Mitchell Grieve (Rical Group) exhibit at ITMA Asia Shanghai 

23 Sep

Rical Groups textile division, Mitchell Grieve, is proud to announce it will be exhibiting at ITMA Asia textile show from the 21st to the 25th Oct 2016 Hall H4 Booth C59.


New Manufacturing Software 

23 Sep

We are continuing to invest in the latest CNC machining technology and have recently invested in two new seats of 5 Axis Cad Cam software.


A day in the life of a sprayer 

22 Sep

Below is an account of a Sprayers life here at Frederick Cooper.


Made in the Midlands Interview RSD Pressings 

21 Sep

Daniel Burton, Operation Director of RSD Pressings and Richard Hobbs from Made in the Midlands, discuss RSD's recent £1.3m investment in new equipment and premises, as reported in the Express and Star.


Gary Marriott, from Advanced Chemical Etching explains TiME® – Titanium Molecular Etching to Medtec News 

21 Sep

Gary Marriott, from Advanced Chemical Etching explains TiME® – Titanium Molecular Etching to Medtec NewsTitanium is renowned for its strength and lightweight properties but it is difficult to etch due to the fact that it rapidly forms a protective...


Made in the Midlands Patron Swindell & Pearson Recognised in 2016 Legal 500 Rankings 

21 Sep

The 2016 Legal 500 rankings were recently announced and patent and trade mark attorney firm and Made in the Midlands Patron Swindell Pearson was delighted to be mentioned as one of the UK’s top intellectual property firms with both our patents...


More More business news




UK company news »





Property Search
e.g. WS2, Birchills


Nestoria - UK property search engine


Walsall jobs »





This page took 0.15655 seconds to generate and made 89 db queries.