Top Engineering Sector News Sources

Top engineering sector news sources

As a process-led field, adding value to raw materials by turning them into products through the use of machinery and manpower, manufacturing offers a diverse range of jobs from a wide range of engineering disciplines. Engineers working in manufacturing businesses are responsible for the safe and efficient planning, management and maintenance of production methods, machinery and processes.
Engineering is one of the fastest developing sectors internationally, thanks to unceasing improvements and movements in technology, manufacturing and machinery. It’s therefore important to stay informed, and online news sources – like our website – are a great help with this!

1. The Engineer

A London-based monthly magazine, founded in 1856 – in print only, back then – The Engineer provides the latest developments and business news in engineering and technologies industries in the UK and internationally.

The website also includes a job vacancies section for people looking to get into engineering, or change their job within the industry. A very useful online publication!

2. Engineering News Record

A weekly magazine providing news, analysis, data and opinion for the construction industry worldwide. The company’s start-up tale is quite interesting, beginning as 2 magazines that were combined in 1917 to create the publication we read today.

This combination of information sources has provided us with a wealth of information including the latest in buildings and engineering equipment.

3. Engineer Live

If it’s immediate updates you need, Engineer Live is fantastic.

With links to allow for quickly catching up with sector news and information, as well as a free magazine subscription for news delivered straight to your emails, this website is a must-use for anyone interested in snappy and informative engineering information and news.

4. Interesting Engineering

This website gives you the option to sign up as soon as you arrive on their website. Our advice is, do! This website is a great source for exciting news and developments in the engineering sector and has a leading community of over 4 million engineers discussing technology and engineering.

5. EE Times

For all things expert engineering, this is a website to spend some real time on: an online connection to global electronics engineering news and communities. Here you’ll find a multitude of sections focusing on specific engineering sectors like prototyping, power managing, medical and manufacturing.

6. Design Engineering

This website has many sections including products, CAD, industry news, feature articles and engineering events as well as magazines and polls to get involved in – a veritable melting pot of information on all things engineering! Featured events include the Paris Air Show and they offer free CAD tutorials so you’ll always be kept up to date.

7. Eureka

Quoted as being “The site for engineering design” this website offers a fantastic resource for keeping up to date with industry news and is a “must read brand for design engineers and design management within the UK”. Providing a monthly publication, community based website, e-zines, live events, supplements and annual publications, there is nothing missing from the Eureka portfolio when it comes to engineering design.


Another website filled with exciting engineering news and the latest updates. very much looks to the future, where the sector is going and how it will get there.

This website is great for business to business brands and distribution links, too!

9. Engineering TV

Launched by Penton Media in 2007 and showing over 2,000 episodes so far, Engineering TV is a great resource for visually formatted information. Featuring stories about Google’s self-driving cars and 3D printing, Engineering TV allows you to see for yourself what it happening in the engineering industry.
Engineering Materials

10. Engineering Materials

“The place to find out about all things happening in the materials world” and a pun on the fact that engineers require materials, Engineering Materials provides a wealth of knowledge on the sector and updates on industry-wide and material-specific developments

11. Wonderful Engineering

A community of international engineers providing innovative and inspiring information on up-and-coming ideas in the industry as well as evidenced industry news and development. A great resource for inventions and new discoveries in the engineering sector.

12. Engineering Maintenance

For the latest news, product reviews and developments this is a great website for keeping abreast of the current trends in the engineering industry, including a drop down menu to specify industry sectors for researching.

13. Electrical Engineering Portal

With “Energy and Power for All” as a slogan, this website is packed with features relating to engineering news, developments and innovations as well as technical articles and regularly updated resources.

14. Engineering Capacity

Having covered the subcontract engineering sector in the UK since 1953, Engineering Capacity know the engineering sector like the back of their hand, and it shows in their content.

A brilliant directory dropdown menu filled with an array of engineering businesses is incredibly useful, and the website offers great insights into events in the sector in the coming year.

A truly all-encompassing resource, Engineering Capacity provides insight into every day engineering and new developments.

15. The Fabricator

This website is particularly useful as a news resource for engineering because it breaks down all of the different engineering sectors into a helpful, drop down menu and covers everything from CAD software, through laser cutting, to the engineering required in assembly.

This website also offers a free subscription service to a variety of publications overseen by the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, of which The Fabricator is part.


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