Entries by jamesfernandes

Major M62 upgrade to speed up journeys enters latest phase

A major project to provide quicker and more reliable journeys for drivers on the M62 near Warrington will enter its latest phase early next month. Contractors for Highways England are nearing the completion of a new concrete safety barrier in the central reservation as part of a scheme to add extra lanes and new technology […]

Making the railways safer and more reliable with Ze-Power

Professor Meiling Zhu, chair of mechanical engineering and head of the Energy Harvesting Research Group (EHRG) at the University of Exeter, introduces us to Ze-Power (Zero Power, Large Area Rail Track Monitoring): an innovative Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project aiming to make the railway tracks safer and more reliable. In the […]

Samsung confirms UK launch-date for Galaxy S10 5G

Although it is easy to get lost in the 5G hype, this is an important announcement to take note of; Samsung’s 5G device will be available in the UK from June 7. According to the latest statistics from Strategy Analytics, Apple is leading the smartphone market share rankings, while Samsung sits in second place. The […]

Colossal 210ft Sidmouth fatberg removed

A 210ft (64m) chunk of congealed fat – known as a fatberg – found in the sewers of a seaside town has been removed. The big “beast”, made of solid fat, wet wipes and grease, was discovered under The Esplanade in Sidmouth in December. South West Water (SWW) said the fatberg was the biggest it […]

All aboard for London’s new clean-air buses

Transport for London (TfL) has ordered 20 of the world’s newest environmentally-friendly buses as part of its drive to make London’s transport zero-emission. The news follows hot-on-the-heels of the introduction of the world’s first ultra low emission zone last month. TfL is investing £12m in the new buses and the fuelling infrastructure. Wrightbus in Northern […]