Archive for June 2013

'Defence exports largest increase in 5 years'

According to a recent UK Government report, British defence exports rose by 62% in 2012 – the largest increase for 5 years. The reports continues: “New figures published today by UK Trade & Investment’s Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) show that UK defence exports totalled £8.8 billion over the past year, a rise of 62% from 2011…

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Terrier Vehicle: The Next Level in Combat Support

Click here to download this article Click here to share this article (Twitter) In light of the British Army’s recent announcement of receiving delivery of the Terrier Vehicle, and Renown Engineering’s involvement in the project, we thought we would take a closer look at the Terrier and exactly what the Army and its Royal Engineers…

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Renown Engineering Attending Seawork International 2013

The team look forward to meeting you at Seawork 2013. You will find Renown Engineering on stand B189 with sister company Westmoor Engineering. The exhibition takes place in the Canary Islands Fruit Terminal, 103-104 Herbert Walker Avenue, ABP Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1HJ on Tuesday 25nd to Thursday 27th June. For more information visit; www.seawork.com Please contact…

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Renown Supports Terrier Vehicle Delivery

The British Army has announced it has received delivery of the Terrier vehicle. Built out of BAE Systems’ Scotswood Road facility in Newcastle, 60 vehicles have been delivered, each equipped with components manufactured by Renown Engineering Ltd. According to BAE Systems’ website, ‘Terrier is support engineer vehicle which can be used for early entry, combat…

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Shale Gas could move import dependency out for 10 to 15 years

UK Shale gas explorer IGas says its licence area in northwest England could hold enough gas to meet the country’s entire consumption for over five years. Andrew Austin, chief executive, said that the potential volumes could change Britain’s energy balance. He commented, “We (Britain) import around 1.5 trillion cubic feet, we consume around 3 trillion…

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