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....The number of deliveries in February was down slightly from 102 in the same month last year. A total of 1,443 commercial aircraft rolled off production lines last year, breaking the record for a sixth year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....8 July 2016: S7 Active fails test - Consumer Reports finds phone fails to survive submerged as advertised . 20 July 2016: S7 Active fix found - Samsung acknowledges and resolves production line fault . ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Samsung Galaxy S8 hides home button and gains Bixby AI image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 03:00:35 PM
....8 July 2016: S7 Active fails test - Consumer Reports finds phone fails to survive submerged as advertised . 20 July 2016: S7 Active fix found - Samsung acknowledges and resolves production line fault . ...
Aircraft orders increase tenfold in a year in boost for UK manufacturing image
....The number of deliveries in February was down slightly from 102 in the same month last year. A total of 1,443 commercial aircraft rolled off production lines last year, breaking the record for a sixth year. ...
Do not let Brexit ruin car industry, urges chair of London Taxi Company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:51:15 AM
.... They are looking to export the electric taxi outside London, but will focus on the UK first. Greg Clark, the business secretary, said the new factory and Toyota’s announcement last week that it will invest £240m into modernising its Derbyshire production line is “recognition of our seriousness in the industrial strategy”. ...
London Taxi Company's new Ansty Park plant opens in Coventry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:04:13 AM
....London's new black cab secretly tested in Arctic Circle. The first electric taxis to roll off the production line will go on sale in London in the final quarter of the year, before being sold around the world early in 2018. ...
Vote of confidence image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 10:17:03 AM
.... . The first vehicle produced at the plant - the Carina E - rolled off the production line in 1992. ...
Brexit and Bochum haunt Vauxhall in the new battle for Ellesmere Port image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....Britain’s car industry is dominated by continental (Volkswagen and BMW), American (Ford and GM) and Japanese (Nissan and Toyota) manufacturing groups whose main export market is the EU. Eight out of every 10 cars that roll off British production lines are exported and the EU is the biggest export market, with 56% of British-made cars sent there. ...
Theresa May must give Vauxhall assurances over Brexit, says Labour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:03:56 PM
....”. Eagle said it was a “question of whether Greg Clark will get his chequebook out” when future decisions about investment in Vauxhall production lines came to be made. ...
Drugs disaster image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:10:46 AM
.... . But, by 1945, penicillin - the first mass-produced antibiotic - was rolling off production lines. ...
A Mini part's incredible journey shows how Brexit will hit the UK car industry image
. If there is just one anecdote that succinctly sums up the problems that Brexit and the threat of tariffs pose to the UK car industry, it is this: the story behind the crankshaft used in the BMW Mini, which crosses the Channel three times in a 2,000-mile journey before the finished car rolls off the production line. ...
Brexit means taxpayers need to support supply chain, says Nissan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:56:52 PM
.... If these parts were made in the UK instead, Nissan would spend up to £2bn a year with British suppliers. Colin Lawther, the company’s senior vice-president of manufacturing supply chain, told MPs on Tuesday that Nissan’s Sunderland plant consumes 5m parts a day for a production line that produces two cars every minute. ...
Innovation, Ikea style image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:20:58 AM
.... You can find more information about the programme's sources and listen online or subscribe to the programme podcast. Every three seconds, another Billy bookcase rolls off the production line of the Gyllensvaans Mobler factory in Kattilstorp, a tiny village in southern Sweden. ...
Chemical giant Ineos to build heir to Land Rover Defender image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 09:36:50 AM
.... But while our off-roader might share its spirit, our new car will be a major improvement on previous models,” he said. In January 2016, the last Land Rover Defender rolled off the production line at Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull plant in the West Midlands. ...
Jobs for all? In the US that idea is about to be tested to destruction | John Harris image
....If this is a delusion, it applies just as much to the Democrats as to the new Trumpite Republicans (witness the pledge in Clinton’s 2016 platform of “a full-employment economy, where everyone has a job that pays enough to raise a family and live in dignity”). Across the world, in fact, what remains of the left and centre-left remains stubbornly wedded to visions of crowded production lines and the glories of the archetypal worker. ...
Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker lost leg in accident image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 06:43:34 PM
....”. The HSE said the incident took place when a Range Rover Sport vehicle was driven toward the start of the production line, in line with routine at the plant. ...
Pen power: China closer to ballpoint success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 08:16:27 AM
....The first batch of 2. 3-millimetre ballpoint pen tips has recently rolled off its production lines, the paper says. ...
Airbus forced to postpone delivery of 12 A380 jets to Emirates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 04:37:00 PM
....Airbus has said that it can break even at an annual production rate of 20 A380s, which carry an order book price of $430m but are typically sold at a discount. It beat this target in 2015, with 27 rolling off the production line, but a slowdown in orders forced the company to slash scheduled annual deliveries to just 12 from 2018. ...
Disney breaks $7bn global box office record for 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 10:28:06 AM
....Disney has become the first film studio to take $7bn (£5. 7bn) in global ticket sales in a year, with Star Wars spin-off Rogue One joining the hit factory production line alongside Marvel superheroes and animated children’s movies. ...
Automatic answers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 12:11:54 AM
...."Are we really saying that accountants, lawyers and managers can all be replaced by artificial intelligence - but not teachers?" he told the OEB conference. He argued that artificial intelligence would change office jobs and professions in the way that automation had already transformed production lines. ...
7,000 tonnes of dried fruit: inside the world's largest mince pie factory image
.... Vast ranks of pies then get a swift dusting of sugar and disappear into the oven for a precise nine minutes. This is the world’s largest mince pie factory, and production is now in full swing, with 720 mince pies a minute rolling off each of the three production lines. ...
New high-speed Intercity train unveiled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 04:05:39 PM
. A new high-speed Intercity train developed at a County Durham factory has rolled off the production line. ...
The grim truth of Chinese factories producing the west’s Christmas toys image
....An undercover investigator who joined the company as a worker described having to work with isoamyl acetate – commonly know as banana oil – which can soften and dissolve plastics. The investigator worked on a production line and came into direct contact with the substance, reporting that some workers had complained to management about the strong odour. ...
Nissan to build new models in Sunderland image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 10:27:38 AM
.... It will be the first time the model has been made outside Japan. The production line was stopped at 11am on Thursday so workers could be told about the decision. ...
Smelting pot image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 11:27:01 PM
....A few Chinese companies have even set up shop in the US, including Fuyao, China's largest automotive glass manufacturer. Its highly-automated production line in Ohio employs more than two thousand people and sits in what was once a GM factory, in a town that has seen its fair share of factory closures. ...
MG ends car assembly at historic UK plant image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of September 2016 10:59:26 AM
....MG said there would be 25 redundancies, but sales, marketing and after-sales operations would remain at the plant. The first new MG for 16 years rolled off the production line in the West Midlands in 2011. ...
UK car production hits 14-year high for August image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 11:03:41 PM
.... . According to the trade body, 109,004 vehicles rolled off UK production lines last month, up 9. ...
Jobs at risk image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 11:08:07 PM
....But the uncertainty over the security situation has forced many Bangladeshi factory owners to reconsider their own plans. "I was planning to expand my production lines for denim products because of the increasing demand," says Fakir Kamruzzaman Nahid, managing director of Fakir Fashion. ...
What's your most boring job? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 03:48:47 PM
. What's the most boring job you've ever had? How about sorting out nuts and bolts, waiting for plastic widgets on a production line or manually deleting subscribers from a list?. ...

Bankrupt fraudster who pretended to live in a shed and owned £83,000 of art and antiques is jailed
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....Sergeant Jon Lowes, of Derbyshire Police, said: “When we raided the property, we were amazed to find it was filled with antiques, oil paintings and valuable jewellery. “Behind an oil painting was a secret door that hinged away from the wall to reveal a secret room, planned and built by Alan Yeomans, which had been used to grow cannabis and there was a separate room which revealed a very professional and sophisticated cannabis production line. ...
Farnborough forecast image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 8th of July 2016 09:35:12 PM
.... But many airlines are pausing for breath while they absorb existing contracts. Also, the production lines of Airbus and Boeing are booked for years ahead. ...
Suppliers cash in on car boom image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of June 2016 08:17:00 AM
....UK car manufacturing hit a 10-year high in 2015 as nearly 1. 6 million vehicles - of which 77 per cent were for export - rolled off production lines, up 3. ...
Brompton hopes electric bicycles can power international growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of May 2016 04:57:32 PM
.... Two of the largest markets are Germany and South Korea, often held up as shining examples of export-led economies. The working practices at Brompton feel like a cosy reminder of days long past, with the production line staffed by people rather than robots. ...
City news: Car manufacturing, Entertainment one, Kingfisher, Wheelies image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 09:37:00 AM
. Nearly 150,000 cars rolled off production lines in April, with manufacturing volumes for export up 23. ...
Mercedes-Benz had me waiting for weeks after it damaged my car image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 05:59:32 AM
....Three weeks later, I was advised that it was ready for collection but, a few hours before I arrived, I was called to be told there was an issue with the brake system. I questioned this as it seemed highly unusual that a brand new car would not have been checked at the production line. ...
The laser that can spot dangerous bacteria in food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of May 2016 03:44:46 PM
....The researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) envisage that their laser could eventually be used in a dongle attached to a mobile phone so that when people are shopping, they will be able to scan a piece of meat to see if harmful bacteria are present. Prof Paul Park, the principle investigator on the project, said the unit could also be installed as part of a “smart” fridge that would notify users when their food was dangerous to eat, or on the production line in a factory when meat was being processed. ...
London taxi-maker raises $400m to develop greener cabs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of May 2016 01:30:35 PM
. The Chinese firm that makes London’s black cabs has raised $400m (£275m) to fund the development of a fleet of greener hybrid taxis ready to roll off the production line next year. ...
The hands behind the heritage: inside the Burberry factory in Yorkshire image
....The way the sewing is organised can make a dramatic difference. A decade ago it would take Burberry up to 15 weeks to process one garment, but detailed adjustments to working practiceshave knocked that down to six-and-a-half hours on a trial “lean” production line. ...
Who invented the cash machine? I did – and all I earned was £10 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 11:09:34 AM
.... His first working prototype ran for 14 minutes, and in 1994 was featured on television show Tomorrow’s World. The following year BayGen Power Industries was set up in South Africa, employing disabled workers to manufacture the Freeplay wind-up radio, and in 1997 a smaller and lighter version rolled off the production lines. ...
UK car production hits 12-year first-quarter high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 11:01:11 PM
. Cars rolled off British production lines at the rate of one every 16 seconds in March, pushing UK car manufacturing to a 12-year high for a first quarter. ...
Highland Spring posts sparkling results as it ramps up production line investment  image
.... . A £16m investment strategy will see a new production lines, doubling capacity, come on stream, the first in May at its site The Ochils, in Blackford, Perth and Kinross. ...
Edible cutlery company wants us to eat our way out of plastic pollution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 03:01:56 PM
....5 or 1 rupees. He hopes to do this by sourcing crops directly from farmers and building an economy of scale by adding new production lines with the investment raised online. ...
McCormick drops bid for Mr Kipling firm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 07:43:31 AM
....Premier was once one of the UK's biggest food companies, but came unstuck when it expanded too fast, loading itself with debt. It has since sold off its Hovis bread business to the US-based Gores group, rebuilt its £20m production line at its Mr Kipling bakery in Barnsley and pushed through a £1. ...
Flood-hit Carlisle factory resumes production of Carr's water biscuits image
....Managers turned off the factory ovens before the water hit, which prevented even more serious damage, but delicate mechanical components and electrical equipment were overwhelmed by water. It took a month clean the factory and its eight ovens before production line repairs could begin. ...
Royal Mint starts new £1 coin production image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 07:16:33 AM
....The new 12-sided £1 coin has gone into production a year before it reaches people’s pockets. The coins have started rolling off the production line at a rate of more than 4,000 a minute after the UK chancellor, George Osborne, announced they would enter circulation in March 2017. ...
Royal Mint starts new £1 coin production image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 07:16:33 AM
....The new 12-sided £1 coin has gone into production a year before it reaches people’s pockets. The coins have started rolling off the production line at a rate of more than 4,000 a minute after the UK chancellor, George Osborne, announced they would enter circulation in March 2017. ...
China steel giant to raise output by 20% in grim outlook for UK industry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 05:53:32 AM
.... Baosteel is the listed arm of China’s second biggest steel producer – the Shanghai-based Baosteel Group. “As a result of the completion of main production lines at the Zhanjiang project in 2016, the scale of the company’s output will show an increase,” Zhu said, adding that steel prices, currently near decade-lows, are expected to remain weak. ...
Kipling cake firm snubs new bid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of March 2016 06:34:03 AM
....Premier used to be one of the UK's biggest food groups, but came unstuck when it expanded too fast, loading itself with debt. It has since sold off its Hovis bread business to the US-based Gores group, rebuilt its £20m production line at its Mr Kipling bakery in Barnsley and pushed through a £1. ...
Self-driving cars to hospital robots: automation will change life and work image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of March 2016 04:00:21 AM
.... “The majority of robots are used in the automotive sector, it hasn’t spread in the way it has in other countries,” she said. She pointed out that using robots on production lines has created a whole new raft of jobs to maintain and service them, rather than leading to job losses, while also potentially freeing workers from more boring tasks. ...
Black box car insurance: a young driver’s new best friend behind the dashboard image
....Whether you love it or loathe it, the use of telematics in the car insurance industry is set to continue. New cars rolling off the production lines are already installed with the next wave of on-board diagnostic tools, negating the need to install an actual device. ...
Stop ripping off the young. It's time for older people to pay their fair share image
....The International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Institute for Fiscal Studies are chief among the respected organisations that have published reports putting the growing financial burdens faced by young people to the fore. It’s true that in-depth studies of how to improve education, skills and general employability drop off the thinktank production line almost every month. ...
Healthy fast food app adds top name chefs to the mix image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of March 2016 10:11:43 AM
.... In the past six months EatFirst has raised Series A funding of $8m. He says: “It appealed because the business model was unique; nobody else was doing anything like it in Europe, and by retaining ownership of the entire production line and the logistics we could retain all of the margin and increase it as we scale, at the same time as offering great value for money to our customers. ...
Don’t be smug, technology is eating middle-class jobs too image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of February 2016 12:02:49 PM
....Don’t be smug, Mr Lawyer, Ms Doctor, Sir Financial Adviser. Tech is starting to eat good middle-class jobs, much as automated production lines ate so many well-paid working-class jobs a generation ago. ...
Mercedes-Benz swaps robots for people on its assembly lines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of February 2016 12:05:04 PM
.... At the same time, the rate at which models, technology and options change has increased as car makers have diversified their offerings. Skilled humans can change a production line in a weekend, where robots take weeks to reprogram and realign. ...
Aston Martin to open Wales factory for new DBX model image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 02:30:17 AM
....”. The Welsh economy minister, Edwina Hart, said the plant making the DBX would mean cars rolling off a production line in Wales for the first time in almost 50 years. ...
Mars recalls chocolate bars in 55 countries after plastic found in product image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of February 2016 03:44:14 PM
....Eline Bijveld, Mars’ corporate affairs coordinator for the Netherlands, added: “As far as we know there are 55 countries involved. We are investigating exactly what’s happened, but we cannot be sure that this red piece of plastic isn’t in any other of our products from the same production line. ...
Beefing up Down Under image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 03:19:57 AM
.... . It is a scene straight out of a futuristic film: dozens of men, in pristine white lab coats and hats, on a production line, hacking away at massive chunks of raw meat hanging in front of them. ...
BAE Systems posts healthy annual results despite delay in Saudi orders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 02:15:46 PM
....BAE Systems, the defence and aerospace giant, revealed healthy sales and profits on Thursday, despite being kept waiting over a new order of Typhoon jets from Saudi Arabia. The company was forced to make job losses last year and slow down the Typhoon production line after the absence of a firm order, but its annual results showed a £1. ...
James Middleton on why his marshmallow business isn't just a 'jolly' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 13th of February 2016 01:00:20 PM
.... . It came close to being hands-off at one point: he almost lost a finger on the production line, he reveals, showing off a thick white scar. ...
The hidden circular life of your printer: Ricoh’s asset recovery program image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of February 2016 04:10:11 PM
.... All the centres work in a uniform way by using RAMS. This enables them to recognise parts and supplies containing reusable components for our renewal production lines. ...
$8bn wiped off Boeing's value by 'accounting investigation' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 07:02:37 PM
Rural businesses are struggling to recruit young people image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of February 2016 07:30:14 AM
.... But it’s a shame I haven’t been able to find a young recruit. Someone young would be perfect for my business – I’m keen to train someone up to become a manager and to run the production line in the long term. ...
Toyota to halt production after explosion at steel factory image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 09:29:39 AM
.... . Aichi Steel is running its other production lines at full capacity to try to compensate for the production shortfall and other steel makers are stepping in in an attempt to plug the gap. ...
A rare change at the top of asset management image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 06:49:54 PM
.... She may have just signed up for one of the biggest jobs in British asset management, but Anne Richards has barely had time to break open the bubbly. With back-to-back meetings in New York followed by a trip to the Cayman Islands to speak at a conference on alternative investments, it’s a far cry from the new M&G chief executive’s jobs selling haggis and working on the production line at a computer factory during university holidays. ...
Last Land Rover Defender rolls off production line image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 10:17:39 AM
. Almost 70 years after the first model appeared in the aftermath of the second world war, the last Land Rover Defender will roll off the production line in the West Midlands on Friday. ...
VIDEO: Land Rover Defender production ends image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 09:48:29 AM
.... . The last Land Rover Defender rolled off the production line at Solihull in the West Midlands after the company decided to replace the model because of tighter laws on emissions and safety. ...
Stormy skies ahead for Boeing as it forecasts lower sales image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of January 2016 02:47:19 PM
.... . Slowing down the rate at which the jets come of the Seattle production line would involve another write-off. ...
Is Land Rover's off-road heyday over? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of January 2016 12:29:03 AM
. The last of Jaguar Land Rover's classic Defenders will roll off the production line this week, ending 68 years of production - does this mean the carmaker's best off-road days are behind it? . ...
Brexit could send UK's surging auto sector into reverse image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 21st of January 2016 05:00:00 AM
.... . A total of 1,587,677 cars rolled off British production lines last year, an increase of 3. ...
From banning cash to reversing pensions freedom: the best of 'the Money Lab' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 16th of January 2016 07:01:13 AM
.... Best comment: “Women joined the workforce and did not displace men; old people will not displace younger people. They also work in different areas: pensioners won’t play professional football, develop apps, serve coffee or work on production lines. ...
Tesla chief: Apple is making rival car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of January 2016 10:00:17 PM
.... . Mr Musk said electrification and autonomy were the two biggest innovations in the industry since the moving production line. ...
Questor share tip: Hold your ground and buy defence giant BAE Systems  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 8th of January 2016 12:01:42 AM
.... . BAE is one of the partners in the Typhoon fighter project and there had been worries about whether the company would be able to keep the production line going, with orders running out. ...
US defence spending forecast shoots BAE Systems higher image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 02:05:26 PM
.... . BAE confirmed in November that it was slowing down manufacturing of Typhoon jets and cutting jobs on the fighter’s production line because the outlook for future orders remained weak. ...
UK chicken farming puts workers and food safety at risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of December 2015 05:00:04 AM
....I asked for a day off to go to the doctor and I was told that I had to inform the agency two months in advance. He describes working on some of the production lines in the factory: “I worked in a fridge, I had to take boxes from the conveyer . ...
Last striking of the round pound image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 07:50:44 PM
. The final batch of round £1 coins has come off the production line at the Royal Mint in Rhondda Cynon Taff, south Wales. ...
Can a smartphone change the world? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 01:05:29 AM
.... . They pre-sold 25,000 handsets before a single device rolled off the production line: people were buying into a concept. ...
Sports Direct is a reflection of the modern British economy | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of December 2015 06:20:23 PM
....• The refusal of British capital to invest in British industry, preferring to rely on cheap imported labour and old technology, is one of the great economic mysteries and is clearly now as dominant in parts of the retail business as it was in the now largely defunct manufacturing sector. Working in a further education college in Wolverhampton in the 60s and 70s, teaching young apprentices, I remember a foundry still in operation that had once made cannon in the Napoleonic wars, and still using the same technology; skilled workers making motor cycle engines using second world war machine tools in competition with Japanese companies with automated production lines; and men hand-rolling steel bars in a steelworks in Wednesbury. ...

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