Heiki Paakkinen: Can Penguins Rule the Waves?

The energy trilemma – how to generate affordable, secure, and low carbon electricity – constitutes a struggle for most countries. There is an imperative...

Tannoy: At Home in Country Manors, Concert Halls, and Race Tracks

To tannoy – verb; to make an announcement, particularly at a public venue. Tannoy – noun; public address system. Whenever a brand becomes so ubiquitous that...
TPP-11 signatories

To TTP or not to TTP

BV staffer Richard Thomas peruses the latest development in the on-going saga of Britain’s EU-exit — and discovers new potential for UK trade In an...
wood worker circular saw

Workers from across Europe strengthen our businesses

The Migration Advisory Committee has been asked to examine the impact of EU immigration in the UK. Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director-General, said: “Workers from across...
Steel Trade

EU steels itself for trade battle as 25 percent US tariffs take effect

THE EU – the world's second-largest steel producer after China – is preparing to confront US tariffs on steel imports due to come into...
Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...

Rolls-Royce: Powering Flight Since 1914

Though the company has issued five profit warnings in less than two years, Rolls-Royce remains one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers...

An extra dimension in printing

Are advancements in 3D technology about to herald the start of a new industrial revolution? THE latest essential accessory for technology fans is, without doubt,...
AMRC Training Centre

Merchant bankers pitch in to help funding for apprentices

THE NEXT generation of engineers – hopefully brimming with energy and fresh ideas – is taking steps down the education path at Britain’s AMRC...
Volvo XC60

Swede Electric Dreams

Is Volvo’s bid to become all-electric the shrewdest business move of the year, or a cynical ploy to capitalise on the world’s mounting affection...