I’m a Chartered Engineer!


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I am now officially a Chartered Engineer and I can add CEng to my name, Michael Aldridge MEng CEng MIMechE. I debated long and hard about the merits of becoming ...

IMechE Glasgow Web Officer (me) needs Feedback


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I’m the new IMechE Glasgow Web Officer and I’d like your Feedback I have recently been in contact with the guys and girls at IMechE Glasgow and South West Scotland ...

Terex Factory Tour with IMechE


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Last night myself and a few other members of the 4c crew set all our sat nav’s to Motherwell for IMechE’s Big Truck event at Terex. For those of you ...

IMechE NEL Wind Turbine Event


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The IMechE put on an event last week alongside NEL which brought me to the wind turbine test facility at Myres Hill. I got a behind the scenes tour of the testing processes and ...

Make ‘Engineer’ a protected title


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“Engineering suffers from an image problem. People believe that engineers simply fix things, but we don’t: we invent things. Unfortunately the false image is propagated by hundreds of companies out ...