Monthly Archives: June 2012

Civil engineering our future

I was up early to attend a breakfast meeting in Kegworth today.  This meant cycling into town to catch the Skylink bus which dropped me a couple of hundred yards from the venue at IGEM House.  I don’t know whether this meeting was … Continue reading

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Investment in Nuclear Technology for shipping…

There’s been excellent news for Derby and Rolls-Royce today, with major investment announced by the government in the Raynesway site which produces the propulsion units for nuclear submarines.   This can be a difficult subject.  People tend to equate ‘nuclear submarine’ with ‘nuclear weapons’.  … Continue reading

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Picnicking and music in Littleover

It was an early start on the Jubilee Bank Holiday Monday, to help transform part of King George Vth Playing Fields from plain grass to a community celebration. I wasn’t the only one down there early.  The networking and encouragement … Continue reading

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