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Where there's a Will there's a way

We are is delighted to welcome Will Hugill to our team of engineers, applied mathematicians and technology specialists.  He joins us after graduating from Loughborough University with a First-Class Honours degree in Aeronautical Engineering; something he can be very proud of after the years of hard work and dedication. Will was one of many who applied to join our team when we advertised for a graduate engineer position. The quality of the applicants was outstanding, giving Will some very stiff competition and we are grateful to...

Process Industries event

Our team will be attending the North East Process Industries Cluster (NEPIC) Meet the Members 2018 event (https://www.nepic.co.uk/event/mtm/). Norton Straw is very active working with clients in many ways. Our engineering, simulation and consultancy services are helping our clients to develop new process technologies, design equipment and operate safe, reliable and efficient process faciltiies.  Come along to meet one of our team and learn about our work in: Process system integrity Fitness...

Last week Norton Straw Consultants' team went back to The Ecclesbourne School to help launch the rockets that the Year 8 pupils had carefully and lovingly crafted from recycled plastic bottles, card and sticky tape (in some cases lots of it!).  The aim of the project? To helped engage more young people in engineering and technology. Whether we succeeded in our aim is a question best answered when the pupils choose their careers in the future, but we definitely all had great fun!  The winning team...

Dr Simon Lewis joins as part of our continued growth

Following the establishment of our new office in Bristol, Norton Straw Consultants is delighted to announce Dr Simon Lewis has joined the team to take responsibility for managing our Bristol operations. Simon adds substantially to our management team and strengthens our advanced structural engineering, thermal engineering and fluid mechanics capabilities. Simon joins us from Frazer-Nash Consultancy, where he was a leading practitioner in their integrity assurance business.  He is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution...

Webinar on Systems Engineering in the Oil & Gas Industry

Projects Director Simon Rees and Senior Engineer James Weldon are giving a webinar for the IMechE on Systems Engineering in the Oil & Gas Industry.   Systems Engineering is a project execution and management approach that has been hugely successful in many industries, but has seldom, if even, been applied to the oil industry.  This is strange, as the complex combinations of individual systems, human factors, maintenance challenges and unique scenarios is perfect for the systems approach - which is why Norton Straw...