Responsive Engineering Partners with North East Firm Lockpoint in Fight Against Cash Point Thieves

May 5, 2018

North East MP Alan Campbell visited Responsive Engineering to find out how the firm is using the latest technology to protect cash machines from thieves. Responsive Engineering is working in partnership with North Tyneside-based Lockpoint to manufacture its Gryphon security device that has thwarted ATM thefts across the country. The Gryphon provides an “intelligent” barrier of steel to bolster cash machines against a variety of dangerous attacks, including explosive gas and ram raids. In gas attacks, the thieves inject gas …

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Reece Foundation Supports Great Exhibition of the North to Inspire the Next Generation of Innovative Engineers

March 21, 2018

Children and young people across the UK will have the opportunity to take part in the biggest event in England this year, Great Exhibition of the North, following the launch of a dedicated schools’ programme that celebrates the North of England. From volunteering and school visits to creative competitions and classroom resources, the Great Exhibition of the North schools’ programme is designed to give children and young people in England and Wales the chance to celebrate the North in 2018 …

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Engineers team-up with Girlguiding North East to tackle the gender gap in STEM

February 19, 2018

Over a hundred girl guides from units across the North East went head-to-head in a special round of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge. The partnership between EngineeringUK, Girlguiding North East and the Reece Foundation aims to get more girls actively involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. Fewer than one in 10 engineers in the UK is female – the lowest percentage in Europe, according to the Women’s Engineering Society. But the UK’s economy could benefit from …

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Reece Group is Shortlisted for Regional Business Awards

February 7, 2018

Reece Group has been shortlisted in the Heart of the Community category at the Tyneside and Northumberland regional final of the North East Business Awards. The nomination follows the Group’s support for charities and organisations in the West End of Newcastle, as well as its wide-range of engagement activities to inspire young people about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The Reece Group businesses; Reece Foundation and the LGA Foundation, the personal charity of chairman John Reece MBE …

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Young Engineers Step-Up to the STEM Challenge

January 10, 2018

Primary school pupils showed off their innovation skills when they visited the Armstrong Works to tackle a real-world engineering challenge. Reece Foundation is pleased to be supporting the STEM Challenge programme – a 6-week project for children in years five and six. It is the brainchild of Success4All (S4A), a Tyneside organisation that provides learning opportunities to young people in areas of low academic achievement, from STEM activities to homework, coding, cooking, music and gardening clubs. Over the first five …

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Reece Group Businesses Receive The Chronicle’s Champion Business Award

December 15, 2017

Hosted by BBC Newcastle’s Anna Foster, nominees recognised for contribution to their community As one of the Reece Group businesses, Responsive Engineering is honoured to have been awarded The Chronicle’s Champion Business Award in recognition of its donations to the community. At an emotional ceremony, which celebrated so many moving and inspirational stories, Reece Group staff collected the award on behalf of the Group, its engineering businesses and employees, the Reece Foundation and the Reece family. They were joined by …

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Collaboration and Innovation Bring $8m US Defence Contract Win

November 2, 2017

Pearson Engineering and Responsive Engineering are combining their expertise to fulfil a US Government contract to provide counter-IED rollers to Afghanistan. Part of the award-winning SPARK roller family, credited with saving lives in conflicts around the world, the SPARK OIF(R) works by applying pressure to the ground to detonate Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).   By collaborating on the $8m contract, the firms aim to ensure a seamless manufacturing process from design through to finished product. Responsive Engineering is responsible for …

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Power Station Contract Shows Responsive Engineering is Fit for Nuclear

October 15, 2017

Responsive Engineering has been awarded Fit For Nuclear (F4N) status, enhancing its credibility as a supplier to the nuclear sector. The recognition follows the firm’s appointment by a leading UK construction and civil engineering company to support the building of the steelwork for a temporary jetty in the Bristol Channel as part of EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station development. The temporary jetty will enable 80 per cent of the aggregates needed to build the power station to …

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Awards for Top Tyneside STEM Scholars

October 2, 2017

More than 50 students were honoured at an awards ceremony celebrating talented young people who have overcome barriers to achieve success. Reece Foundation is working with national social mobility charity Villiers Park Educational Trust to help students from six Tyneside schools reach their full potential and tackle the region’s skills gap. Since launching the Tyneside STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Scholars Programme early last year, over 100 students in eight schools and colleges have taken part in a wide …

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Oktoberfest 2017

September 28, 2017

We are attending Oktoberfest 2017 in Durham, on the 19th October 2017. Our team will be on stand H17, where attendees can learn more about our capabilities and our wide range of expertise and experience in this sector. If you would like to meet up during the course of the event, then please get in touch.

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