Black Country news and blogs Tuesday 24 January 2017
Advanced
Careimages website hosting sponsor


Business »

Supply chain management degree course among best in world 

24 Jan

MSc distinctive as brings together expertise from business and engineeringProgramme accredited by many prestigious associationsGraduates have global employability thanks to course’s unique designAston University is currently ranked in the ...


Alleged fraud cases rise by 330% in the Midlands 

23 Jan

THE value of alleged fraud reaching the Midlands courts increased by 330% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a new study.


Conferencing firm predicts slower growth post Brexit 

23 Jan

A CONFERENCING business with a large facility in Warwickshire believes its growth prospects will be reduced as a result of the post-Brexit economy.


Retailer fined £152,000 after mice found in Birmingham stores 

23 Jan

Discount retailer Poundland must pay £152,000 after mice were found at two stores in Birmingham city centre.


Persimmon to build 116 new homes on derelict playing fields 

23 Jan

Housebuilder says its project on former Avery site in Edgbaston will be completed by the end of 2017...


Airline codeshare agreement set to boost services from Birmingham Airport 

21 Jan

SERVICES at Birmingham Airport have been boosted by a new codesharing agreement between airlines Flybe and Finnair.


Manufacturers bear the brunt as insolvencies rise 

21 Jan

INSOLVENCIES rose in the Midlands last year, ending a six-year downward trend, with the manufacturing industry the worst affected.


London Midland conductors balloted on strike action 

21 Jan

LONDON MIDLAND train conductors are to be balloted on strike action over the introduction of security contractors on its trains.


JLR crush accident leaves victim ‘unable to dance’ 

20 Jan

900,000 is first stage in 'drawing a line' under accident as factory worker seeks compensation for leg amputation following 2015 factory crush...


Jaguar Land Rover pioneers VR to enhance car buying experience 

20 Jan

JAGUAR Land Rover is pioneering a new way of buying cars across its global network through Virtual Reality.


The closed-die forging process – Mould Design 

20 Jan

Over the next few months we will be releasing blogs delving into the step by stepclosed-die forgingprocess.


Councillors approve Jaguar Land Rover’s latest expansion 

20 Jan

COUNCILLORS have approved plans for the further expansion of Jaguar Land Rovers Powertrain Development Facility.


St. Modwen completes land sale to housing developer 

19 Jan

ST.


Jaguar Land Rover fined after accident in which a worker lost a leg 

19 Jan

JAGUAR Land Rover has been ordered to pay almost £1m following an accident at one of its plants where a worker lost a leg.


Greggs to axe Birmingham bakery with 140 job losses 

19 Jan

National group wants to create a 'logistics centre of excellence' at Birmingham warehouse to focus on distribution activities...


City Briefs: Carillion; Hummingbird Resources; National Express 

19 Jan

INFRASTRUCTURE and project management group Carillion has said board member Ceri Powell is to step down for the business.


Halfords invests £8m in mobile tyre fitting business 

19 Jan

CYCLING, leisure and motoring retailer Halfords has invested £8m acquiring a minority stake in a mobile tyre fitting service.


Manufacturer set to relocate to i54 business park after new funding deal 

18 Jan

A WEST Midland manufacturer is set to relocate to the home of Jaguar Land Rovers Engine Manufacturing Centre after completion of a major funding deal.


Hi tech solutions to traditional problems 

18 Jan

Investment in two Engineering Technology Group (ETG) supplied Quaser MV184 machining centres is supplementing a unique mix of experience and skills for high precision sub-contract engineers Fairbrother Grimshaw (Engineering) Limited.


Property agents appointed to secure tenants for shopping centre 

18 Jan

The new owners of a Birmingham shopping centre have appointed property agents to attract tenants.


JLR supplier Sertec appoints first ever female plant manager 

17 Jan

A LEADING supplier to Jaguar Land Rover has appointed its first ever female plant manager.


Trade Counter Opening. 

17 Jan

Here at Cartons Direct we are pleased to announce the opening of our new improved trade counter at our site at Queens Street in Walsall and to celebrate the event in January we are giving all new visitors to the trade counter 20% off the list...


Appeal victory paves way for 800,000 sq ft development 

17 Jan

Regeneration specialist St Modwen has been given the go-ahead for 800,000 sq ft of development on a 35-acre site in Staffordshire.


BMI launches three new routes from Birmingham Airport 

17 Jan

Trio of European destinations adds to offer from city's airport with new flights to Austria, Germany and Sweden...


Jaguar Land Rover set for further expansion with new powertrain development 

16 Jan

VEHICLE manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is set for further expansion of its production facilities with councillors poised to give permission of a new Powertrain Development Facility at its Whitley base...


Birmingham Airport talks over new China flights 

13 Jan

Transport hub confirms it is talks with an unnamed carrier about launching a direct service to China after successful charter routes in 2014 and 2015...


Faster quality checks with Hexagon measuring solutions 

13 Jan

A global die casting company has seen a big boost in productivity thanks to a series of measuring systems supplied by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.


£84m takeover hangs in balance after activists try to block deal 

13 Jan

Severn Trent\'s £84m takeover of Welsh water group Dee Valley hangs in the balance after an extraordinary twist threatened to block the deal.


M&B benefits from Christmas celebrations 

13 Jan

CHRISTMAS and New Year celebrations have boosted festive trading for Birmingham-based pubco Mitchells & Butlers.


Birmingham Airport in talks to resume Chinese flights 

13 Jan

BIRMINGHAM Airport has confirmed it is in talks with an unnamed airline to resume direct flights to China.


More Business


More business news »

Automation in coding and labelling 

24 Jan

Investment in automation technologies is proving to be a real differentiator as major retailers look to harness the full potential of omni-channel retail and fast track their operational logistics, to deliver both high quality products and...


Supply chain management degree course among best in world 

24 Jan

MSc distinctive as brings together expertise from business and engineeringProgramme accredited by many prestigious associationsGraduates have global employability thanks to course’s unique designAston University is currently ranked in the ...


SharpView heralds decade of securing City 

24 Jan

A software security expert is celebrating a decade of protecting the City of London 10 years after its iconic video recording and management software was first installed.


Importing in Brexit Britain: Challenges and opportunities in the FMCG sector 

23 Jan

Dan Plimmer, Lead Consultant and Head of FMCG & Consumer Durables Division at Jonathan Lee Recruitment contemplates the FMCG sector in the aftermath of Brexit Britain.


The Closed-Die Forging Process–Heating the Metals 

23 Jan

Following on from part two of theclosed-die forgingprocess (choosing your metal), we’re taking a look at the next step, heating the metals.


Made in the Midlands extend Christopher’s Greenough’s Presidential term 

23 Jan

We are pleased to announce that the Made in the Midlands President, Christopher Greenough will be extending his term until the middle of the year.


Salop celebrate 50th anniversary with members 

23 Jan

The first Made in the Midlands breakfast event of the year took place at Salop Design and Engineering, who were celebrating their historic 50th anniversary as a Limited company.


Addressing an emerging aerospace challenge 

23 Jan

Loughborough University and Derby-basedSCITEK Consultants Ltd collaborated to develop a solution to an emerging challenge within the aerospace industry.


Effective product design and development exploiting the latest understanding of tribology 

20 Jan

The operational reliability and effective lifespan of system components invariably depends on thoroughly considering the consequences of any interacting component surfaces in relative motion at the earliest stage of their development.


Reaching Significant Mile Stone with Companies House, Registered since 1916… 

20 Jan

Centenary AwardVictoria Forgings Co Ltd, are extremely proud tohave been awarded a special certificate by Companies House to mark the mile stone of been registered for 100 years!The Register of Companies House have established a tradition ...


The closed-die forging process – Choosing a Metal 

20 Jan

Following on from part one of theclosed-die forgingprocess (mould design), we’re taking a look at another step, choosing your metal.


The closed-die forging process – Mould Design 

20 Jan

Over the next few months we will be releasing blogs delving into the step by stepclosed-die forgingprocess.


What is drop forging? 

20 Jan

Drop forging definition:Drop forgingis the process of heating metal and shaping it using a metal die cast to produce products.


Boneham reports optimism from US Manufacturing sector post Trump inauguration 

19 Jan

Boneham Turner Ltd, has received optimistic responses from its customer base in the USA.


Filtermist heads South to highlight the importance of a comprehensive approach to clean workshop air 

19 Jan

Clean workshop air specialist Filtermist will be highlighting the importance of both fitting and maintaining effective extraction and filtration systems to protect people from harmful airborne contaminants on its stand (Q128) at Southern ...


Planning application made for speculative industrial development at Airfield Drive, Aldridge 

18 Jan

Leading Midlands’s commercial developer, Trebor Developments and funding partner, Kay Properties (Midlands) Limited, have submitted a detailed planning application for the development of a 55,000 sq ft, high quality, industrial unit on the...


Hi tech solutions to traditional problems 

18 Jan

Investment in two Engineering Technology Group (ETG) supplied Quaser MV184 machining centres is supplementing a unique mix of experience and skills for high precision sub-contract engineers Fairbrother Grimshaw (Engineering) Limited.


Tina stamps her mark for women in manufacturing 

18 Jan

As the face of automotive engineering continues to change at pace, a greater number of women are being employed on factory shop floors than ever before.


More More business news




UK company news »





Property Search
e.g. WS2, Birchills


Nestoria - UK property search engine


Walsall jobs »
  • E-Recruit Solutions: Could you be a Foster Carer?
    21 Jan 17
    £400 – £1000 per week + Generous benefits: E-Recruit Solutions:
    The role of Foster Carer is to provide a stable, loving home to a child or young person in need. Walsall, West Midlands, England
  • IGL Recruitment Ltd: Catalogue Retail Agents
    20 Jan 17
    £6800 – £24000 per annum: IGL Recruitment Ltd:
    We are looking for both full and part time distribution agents to deliver and collect our unique home shopping retail catalogues locally.
    Walsall, West Midlands, England
  • Response: Customer Service Advisor / Collections Advisor
    20 Jan 17
    £15000 – £15540 per annum + Excellent Benefits: Response:
    A leading outsourced service provider is currently looking to recruit a number of talented customer service and collections professionals for their Walsall contact centre.
    Walsall, West Midlands, England
  • Interaction Recruitment plc: German Speaking Sales Executive
    18 Jan 17
    Market related: Interaction Recruitment plc:
    Are you a German Speaking Sales Executive who is currently working for a manufacturer and looking for a change? I am recruiting on behalf of a company based in Walsall who supply engineering components into the Oil and Gas/Petrochemical market.
    Walsall





This page took 0.22876 seconds to generate and made 100 db queries.