Established in 1907, Tata Steel is among the top ten global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of over 28 million tonnes per annum (mtpa). It is now one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries.
STEM in Action is an annual event arranged by the local STEM contact holder HETA, the contract is managed by Niki Bardsley, who incidentally is married to John Bardsley who looks after the Arco Bloodhound Ambassadors from their HQ in Hull. Since 2002 The KC Stadium has been the
Engineering and Product Sponsorship Lead Conor La Grue reports on the build of BLOODHOUND's rear lower chassis:
It has been an incredibly exciting period for all the team as the rear lower chassis has been completed. This was the culmination of 30 months of effort by a huge number of individuals and companies and I have to start by saying - thanks Team! The build of BLOODHOUND SSC is utterly dependent on the huge value brought by our Product Sponsors that are helping bring this car to life.
by Conor La Grue
It's great to close out 2011 with a key deliverable towards the build of the 5000 part puzzle that is BLOODHOUND SSC. However in this case its not a part for the car itself, but something equally vital that's arrived.