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Starting with a bang: Encouraging young people into STEM careers

At TR Fastenings we are really proud to champion young engineering talent. We have long recognised the need for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills across many aspects of our business, not just in the ‘traditional’ engineering departments.

In this blog, we will share our experience of nurturing interest amongst young people to embark on STEM careers and in particular, the schemes and apprenticeships we are proud to run in our business.

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A welcome investment: New government funding drives EV charging up the national agenda

This week, (13/08/19) the Government has announced an additional £2.5 million to fund new electric car charging points on UK residential streets, it’s clear that both consumer appetite and official policy are beginning to switch gear on the issue of electric vehicles (EV).

Mass consumer adoption of EVs will not become apparent until substantial charging infrastructure is visibly prevalent. 

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London looks to an EV future

In June, London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced his ambitious plan to radically expand the capital’s EV charging infrastructure, but what does this mean for the market of electronic vehicles?

Speaking at the launch of the London EV Infrastructure Delivery Plan, Mr. Khan declared; “We need to reject the fossil fuels of the past and embrace an electric revolution in London’s transport.”

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Powering progress: the EV battery journey and its impact on the supply chain

As the automotive market continues to evolve and environmental and economic pressures increasingly demand a shift towards sustainable solutions and lower carbon emissions, Electric Vehicles is one of the fastest growing markets to have emerged in recent years. 

In this article we look at the rapidly developing EV and EV Battery (EVB) sectors and how fasteners are helping to shape the future of this exciting new chapter in automotive and electronic history.

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