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Signing the record-breaking contract (from left) Jo Hardy, Telent, Leon Daniels, Transport for London, Paul Owen and Mark Plato, Telent and David Taylor, Telent

Telent wins £100m Transport for London contract

Communications infrastructure group to upgrade and maintain capital's traffic signals

Toye & Co sets delist date

Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc
Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

Green start-ups to share £100,000 funding

Judges, staff and Entrepreneurs in Residence at Innovation Birmingham Campus (from left) Paul Adams, Ian French, Stephen Harris, Katharine Fuller, Richard Davies, Glenn Barrowman and Catherine Shelley
Nine businesses on Low Carbon Accelerator programme share funding pot to aid their research and development

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Signing the record-breaking contract (from left) Jo Hardy, Telent, Leon Daniels, Transport for London, Paul Owen and Mark Plato, Telent and David Taylor, Telent

Telent wins £100m Transport for London contract

Communications infrastructure group to upgrade and maintain capital's traffic signals

Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc

Toye & Co sets delist date

Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

Judges, staff and Entrepreneurs in Residence at Innovation Birmingham Campus (from left) Paul Adams, Ian French, Stephen Harris, Katharine Fuller, Richard Davies, Glenn Barrowman and Catherine Shelley

Green start-ups to share £100,000 funding

Nine businesses on Low Carbon Accelerator programme share funding pot to aid their research and development

Midland engineers call for UK infrastructure authority

Manufacturers' organisation the EEF published a paper this week aimed at ending decades of "political wrangling and poor planning"

Birmingham Midland Metro

Midland Metro to introduce new £40m fleet

Spanish firm CAF has supplied four 'Urbos 3' trams which have larger capacity and form part of wider 20-strong fleet upgrade

A computer-generated image of Jaguar Land Rover's new Vehicle Operations Technical Centre in Ryton

100 jobs as Jaguar Land Rover reveals new technical centre location

The centre, in Ryton near Coventry, will create high-end bespoke and extreme performance vehicles with operations are due to begin towards the end of the year

Jaguar Land Rover / Tata

Tata praised for not interfering after Jaguar Land Rover profit surge

The Gaydon car giant sold £5.3 billion worth of cars for the quarter to June 30, an increase of 22 per cent on the same period last year – which was itself a record

Impacta expands Black Country base

HSBC backs manufacturing group to enlarge manufacturing hub in Bilston

Richard Burden

Right support would see 'UK lead world in low-emission cars'

MPs call on government to pump investment into R&D for green cars to make UK a world leader

Mec Com's managing director Richard Bunce

Mec Com secures £8 million of contracts with Siemens and Alstom Grid

Engineering firm creates new jobs on back of project wins as it enjoys rise in demand

Work taking place at McKechnie Brass in Aldridge

McKechnie Brass collapsed with debts of £3.8m

One of the oldest mills in the country amassed debts of nearly £4m

Hill & Smith Holdings

Rise in roadworks boosts engineering group Hill & Smith

The infrastructure group has unveiled strong profits, partly driven by its successful Bilston road barriers arm

Gary Marsh, Solid State

Solid State finalises £34m Ministry of Justice tagging contract

Worcestershire manufacturing group seals three-year deal to supply hardware to government

More than 100 staff threatened with axe at IMI factory

Historic plant founded in 1862 is to close next year following loss of major customer in nuclear sector

Apprentices in the Aston Martin design department mould a car from clay

An Aston Martin as you've never seen it before - made from clay

Midland-based luxury carmaker Aston Martin aims to create the best of tomorrow’s automotive design talent – by recruiting clay sculpting trainees

An MGB and a host of other MGs at Silverstone

Return of MG sports car makes most-wanted list

Magazine names legendary MGB on countdown of vehicles readers would most desire

IMI plans Birmingham factory closure

Engineering group says a fall in nuclear orders has led to plan to shut Witton base of IMI Components

A CGI of plans for a new driverless vehicle

Region well-placed as £10m driverless cars boost unveiled

Driverless cars will, for the first time, be driven on public roads in a series of trials that will last between 18 and 36 months

Supply chain giant GKN Driveline.

London buses in GKN F1 fuel use

Industrial giant is using the technology to help drive fuel savings on buses in the capital

The latest picture released by Jaguar of its forthcoming XE saloon, showing the aluminium structure that underpins it

New lightweight Jaguar XE set to deliver 75mpg economy

The latest announcement is part of a drip feed of detail on the compact saloon in the run-up to its official unveiling in London on September 8

Videos & Photos

Owner Michelle Monaghan applies finishing touches to the refurbished Aston Tavern

Aston Tavern owners want new-look pub to be Michelin-star quality

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

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