News

31/10/2013

The number of people seeking out a new job is at its highest level since early 2011 as the economic recovery grows in strength Employees are getting itchy feet as the economy improves with the anount of people seeking a new job now at the high... Read More

25/10/2013

Revenues from memory chips soar, while stagnant growth in Samsung's flagship Galaxy S smartphone sales is offset by strong sales growth in the cheaper end of the market Samsung, the South Korean technology giant, has reported a 25pc rise i... Read More

24/10/2013

Closely watched gauge of the world's second largest economy rises in September, adding to evidence China is recovering China's manufacturing activity expanded at its strongest pace in seven months in October, adding to evidence the wor... Read More

24/10/2013

High demand for cars built in the UK has helped production return to pre-recession levels, according to industry figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said production soared last month and has now topped the one millio... Read More

21/10/2013

Dozens of floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels will be developed by the energy industry over the next two decades, according to Royal Dutch Shell. Dozens of floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels will be developed by the energy i... Read More

15/10/2013

The UK manufacturing sector continued to expand during September, to deliver its strongest quarterly performance since the first quarter of 2011. The seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) expanded for the sixth suc... Read More

11/10/2013

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy on Thursday awarded Raytheon Co a contract valued at up to $1.6 billion to design a next-generation air and missile defense radar for use on Arleigh Burke destroyers starting in 2016. Raytheon beat ... Read More

10/10/2013

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens's share of a major contract to supply trains for a new subway system in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh is worth 1.5 billion euros ($2 billion), the German group said on Thursday, confirming its biggest e... Read More

09/10/2013

WS Atkins , the consulting engineer, has won a £75m contract to design part of the $22.5bn (£14bn) Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia, a development dubbed the world’s biggest public transport scheme. The UK firm has been appointed... Read More

08/10/2013

Britain's factories are in the midst of a “growth spurt”, with confidence and the pace of job creation at historic highs, according to the British Chambers of Commerce. The business lobby group said the recovery was now clearly... Read More

07/10/2013

 * JAL orders 31 Airbus A350 wide-body jets with $9.5 bln total list price * Agreement includes options for another 25 A350s * JAL's first ever order from Airbus is blow to Boeing dominance in Japan * Boeing Dreamliner gl... Read More

04/10/2013

Samsung Electronics has announced it expects to post a record operating profit of 10.1 trillion won (£5.9bn) in the third quarter of this year. The South Korean company's estimate was higher than analyst predictions and represents a ... Read More

03/10/2013

LONDON - Product testing group Intertek said it had paid 45m pounds to buy Global X-Ray & Testing Corporation, a US company that provides testing services to customers in the US oil and gas industry . GXT, which is headquarter... Read More

02/10/2013

Oct 2 (Reuters) - British electronic parts supplier Electrocomponents Plc reported a 1 percent growth in first-half underlying sales, helped by growth in businesses outside the UK, particularly in North America and continental Europe. ... Read More

01/10/2013

Royal Dutch Shell chief executive Peter Voser is to call on the global energy industry to continue investing heavily in costly new production projects in order to avoid a return to the days of record high oil prices weighing on global growth. ... Read More