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Nuclear research facility gets multi-million pound boost
Plans to develop a new nuclear manufacturing research and development facility in Derby have received a £9 million funding boost. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded Derby City Council £6.875 million from its Getting Building Fund and £2.2 million from its Growing Places Fund – to support the development of a Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing […]
Rolls-Royce opens world’s largest and smartest aerospace testbed
(June 2 2021, Derby News) Rolls-Royce has officially opened the world’s largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed in Derby. Testbed 80, created at the engineering giant’s civil aerospace division, at Sinfin, will be used to test the most efficient aero engines of today – and the even more sustainable propulsion systems of the future. Recently, […]
JCB digs Derbyshire-built Toyota
(May 5 2021, Derby News) Digger manufacturer JCB is taking delivery of a new fleet of cars made in Derbyshire by Toyota Manufacturing UK. The construction equipment manufacturer has ordered a fleet of 40 Corolla Touring Sports models, which are built at Toyota’s Burnaston plant. The cars, which feature self-charging hybrid electric technology, will be […]
University reveals vision for iconic city centre business school
(May 4 2021, Derby News) The University of Derby has announced its vision to build a new, iconic business school in the centre of the city. Set to open in September 2024, the building is projected to be the study base for over 6,000 students by 2030. The development will be located in Ford Street […]