Latest SOE News

Ayrshire regional group kicks-off new year with Volvo Bus lecture

Volvo Bus reveals product design innovations to Scottish regional group.

Skills Challenge celebrates 10th anniversary

Ground-breaking skills competition returns in style for 2020 showdown.

Huntingdon regional group visits multi-sector plant equipment manufacturer Stainless Metalcraft Ltd

The group from Huntingdon were given a guided tour of the factory and told how the company now operates in several diverse markets worldwide.

Society of Operations Engineers elections 2020

Elections are held each year for the Trustee Board and its three Professional Sector Councils. The Society depends on the valuable input provided by our volunteers and is looking for individuals with recent industry experience who can shape the future direction of the Society.

SOE secures four new affiliate engineering institutions

SOE has secured agreements with four engineering institutions to give their members access to Engineering Council registration.

Scottish Ayrshire Centre visits Diageo facility in Shieldhall

The final site visit of the year took a group from the Scottish Ayrshire region to Diageo's bottling and distribution facility at Shieldhall, near Glasgow.

Volunteer's end of year report

As 2019 starts to draw to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for their support and hard work.

DVSA vehicle examinations CPD technical lectures in Teesside and Thames Valley reveal operator maintenance failings

A technical lecture for the Teesside and Thames Valley centres revealed the types of maintenance standard shortcomings found at DVSA roadside inspections and MOT inspections of vehicles and trailers.

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Publications

SOE News January/February 2020

The first edition of SOE News as we enter the new decade.

Operations Engineer January 2020

The first edition of Operations Engineer for 2020.

Transport Engineer January 2020

The first edition of Transport Engineer for 2020.

SOE News Nov/Dec 19

The final edition of SOE News for 2019.

Operations Engineer Dec 19

Operations Engineer’s annual December health and safety quiz is featured in this edition along with a look into escalators

Transport Engineer Dec 19

A look into workshop management and bodywork in the UK.

Transport Engineer Nov 19

This issue contains highlights of Coach & Bus 2019 along with a profile on the new patron of the Society of Operations Engineers - Sir John Parker.

Operations Engineer Nov 19

New SOE Patron Sir John Parker sits down with OE to discuss his near 60-year career in industry.

SOE News Sep/Oct 19

An insight into SOE's 21st Annual General Meeting.

Transport Engineer Oct 19

This issue focuses on electric vehicles, including hydrogen as the fuel of the future, and electric roads.

Operations Engineer Oct 19

This issue contains an exhibition preview of Maintec 2019, along with telematics and voice command technology.

Operations Engineer Sep 19

This issue highlights breakthroughs in renewable solutions in energy intensive industries, as well as an update on Nereda technology in the UK's water industry.

Transport Engineer Sep 19

This latest edition looks at turbocompounders to save fuel and workshop tools.

SOE News Jul/Aug 19

This issue highlights the new SOE website and the features available to members.

Transport Engineer Aug 19

This issue celebrates the 2019 IRTE Skills Challenge and it's winners.

Operations Engineer Aug 19

This edition looks at the past, present and future of CERN along with cyber security.

Transport Engineer Jul 19

This issue highlights Sir John Parker joining the SOE as the new patron, along with the extra benefits of a digital workshop.

Operations Engineer Jul 19

An insight into the new SOE Patron's past in shipbuilding, and a Science Industry Process/Plant Engineer Degree Apprenticeship.

Operations Engineer June 19

This issue looks at a new generation of more environmentally-friendly industrial degreasants along with non-contact cleaning for hospitals.

Transport Engineer Jun 19

A look into alternative fuels and highlights from the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show.

SOE News May/Jun 19

This edition announces the IRTE Northern Centre Young Engineer of the Year and the first Northern Ireland irtec breakfast meeting.

Transport Engineer May 19

A look into how a new approach is sparking a change in technician skills shortages, and a preview on this years CV show.

Operations Engineer May 19

This issue investigates the developments in efficient lubrication within the industry.

Operations Engineer Apr 19

This issue looks at the importance of sensors regarding leaks and nuclear plants, as well as smart plastics for industrial operations.

Transport Engineer Apr 19

This issue looks at axle weighing systems for vans and LCVs, and solutions for waste oil removal.

SOE News Mar/Apr 19

This edition marks the anniversary of our members who have achieved 40 and 50 years in their professional sector, along with planned SOE roundtable events of 2019 and DAF returning to the CV Show in 2019.

Transport Engineer Mar 19

This edition of Transport Engineer profiles how Stagecoach are investing in a new source of technical apprenticeships, alongside commenting on wheel and tyre safety.

Operations Engineer Mar 19

We hear from apprentices across the industry as National Apprenticeship Week showcases the future of engineering.

Operations Engineer Feb 19

A focus on the environmental aspects of operations engineering including water supply filtration and diesel spillage.

Transport Engineer Feb 19

This issue looks into low-cost bodywork and bodybuilding, along with temperature-controlled transport.

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