Mechanical and manufacturing


The Mechanical and Manufacturing division is a group for members working in mechanical engineering and manufacturing in a broad range of industries, providing CPD and networking events for engineers.


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Improbable rescue of 'Los 33', Chilean miners trapped 2,300 feet underground

In 2010, the world came together to rescue 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days. 

Five innovations that could shape the future of rail travel

While the rail sector is warily slow at introducing new technologies due to the long time it takes to plan and build new lines and vehicles, there are a number of technical innovations in development that, if adopted, could make the trains of tomorrow both faster and safer, writes Saikat Dutta, research fellow in railway mechatronics systems, University of Birmingham.

Engine of progress: How one Shannon company's CPD journey helped it reach for the sky

Barry Lowe, engineering manager at Lufthansa Technic Turbine Shannon, writes about his organisation's CPD journey, which has been critical to its success while, simultaneously, being a thoroughly enjoyable and fulfilling experience.

The future of engineering: Superhuman mechanical exoskeletons

Exoskeletons are just another way we can utilise mechanical advantages to aid us in daily life, writes Trevor English.

Irish engineers' easy-to-assemble COVID-19 ventilators bear fruit

The Open Source 3D-printer ventilator project has prototypes ready to be validated by the Health Service Executive, it has been announced.

Engineers design bionic 'heart' for testing prosthetic valves, other cardiac devices

Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.


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