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SOE Patron Beverley Bell awarded CBE

23rd Jun 2017

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Former Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain and SOE Patron, Beverley Bell, has been awarded for her service to the road transport industry with a CBE.

Engineering appealing to many young women

23rd Jun 2017

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For Kelsie Dugmore, SOE member and Apprentice Mechanic at Arriva UK Bus, her path into engineering has not been a conventional one, but having now found her calling, she wants to inspire other young women to follow suit

IRTE and irtec win Carmen transport awards

4th May 2017

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The IRTE Skills Challenge and irtec both won awards at prestigious Carmen ceremonies at Mansion House and Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London, in recognition of progressive initiatives in the road transport industry.

Bath trial prompts call for agreed safety standards

31st Jan 2017

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On 9 February 2015, a tipper truck lost control in Bath, killing four people. On 27 January 2017, Grittenham Haulage owner Matthew Gordon was sentenced to seven years and six months in prison, having been convicted of manslaughter in December. Technician Peter Wood, employed by Grittenham on a part-time basis and responsible for checking the brakes, was given a prison term of five years and three months.

Supporters play crucial role at Skills Challenge

9th Jun 2017

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The IRTE Skills Challenge testing week is finished for another year, but before we look ahead to the awards ceremony, it is a good time to remark upon the incredible work of our supporters, in making the occasion possible.

SC Media Day

IRTE Skills Challenge Sponsors & Media Day proves valuable for all

8th Jun 2017

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On Wednesday June 7 sponsors and media were invited to S&B Automotive in Bristol for the IRTE Skills Challenge.

Ian Jackson

IPlantE at Plant & Asset Management

19th Apr 2016

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At the recent Plant and Asset management conference at the NEC the IPlantE PSC member Ian Jackson presented on why registered engineers and technicians (in alphabetical order Chartered Engineers, Engineering Technicians and Incorporated Engineers) have a competitive advantage that benefits themselves, their employers and customers and society as a whole.

LEV engineer wins top IPlantE award

15th Oct 2015

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Adrian Sims CEng MSOE MIPlantE, managing director of Bristol-based Vent-Tech Ltd, was recently named the first ever recipient of the SOE Plant Engineer of the Year Award.

Last call for engineer surveyors

15th Mar 2016

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The deadline for nominations for the BES Engineer Surveyor of the Year awards is fast approaching – don’t miss out on the chance to recognise an impressive engineering professional you may know.

BES Engineer Surveyor Award 2016

1st Feb 2016

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Nominations are now open for the BES Engineer Surveyor Award 2016.

SOE at the CV Show 2017

20th Feb 2017

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Improved coverage for all SOE sectors at this year's show - - find out more and get involved!

CV Show 2016 sees significant growth

21st Jun 2016

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Visitor numbers to the CV Show saw another significant increase for the 2016 event, with close to 21,000 attendees from across the road transport, fleet and logistics industries flocking to the NEC in Birmingham for the biggest show of its kind in the UK.