Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to create 150 jobs at a new 100,000 sq ft factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham by the end of 2014, in order to manufacture turbine blades for aircraft engines.
Rolls-Royce has submitted plans to set up manufacturing facilities for turbine blades and power station components at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, with the creation of 350 jobs.
Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans to build two factories at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, in order to manufacture turbine blades and nuclear reactor components, with the creation of 360 jobs.
Rolls-Royce has applied to Derby City Council for outline permission to invest an unspecified amount in the replacement of some of the buildings at its marine power site in Raynesway, which employs 1,400 staff.
Rolls-Royce is to set up a new division in Derby to develop components for the next generation of nuclear power stations, with the transfer of staff from its existing nuclear submarines business and the recruitment of more engineers.
Rolls-Royce is to manufacture large jet engines for wide-bodied commercial jets outside the UK for the first time, with a £150m investment in two new plants in Singapore and the US over the next five years.
Rolls-Royce has acquired the assets of SOFCo-EFS Holdings, the US developer of fuel cells, from McDermott International for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems division.
Rolls-Royce has secured government funding for a £38m project to develop new aerospace technologies in partnership with eight universities, which will involve several hundred engineers at its factories in Derby and Bristol.
Rolls-Royce is to shed 1,100 jobs at aircraft engine factories in Derby, Hucknall and Bristol by 2005, as part of a restructuring that will also involve flexible working practices and investment in new facilities at the sites.
Rolls-Royce is to shed a further 120 jobs at its power generation plant in Ansty over the next 16 months, but 30 new jobs will be created at its Bootle plant due to the transfer of some production.
Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to build a £85m turbine components factory at Inchinnan near Glasgow Airport, securing the future of 1,000 jobs, and construction work is expected to start this summer.
Rolls-Royce is planning to build a new £85m compressor components factory at an unnamed site in western Scotland, in order to replace the existing Hillington site near Glasgow and secure the future of 1,000 jobs.
Rolls-Royce is to receive a £250m government loan to fund the development of new jet engines for superjumbo aircraft, which is expected to secure 7,000 jobs in Derby and at component suppliers.
Rolls-Royce has won a £600m contract to overhaul engines on British Airways' new fleet of short-haul Airbus aircraft over the next 20 years, which will provide a boost to its maintenance facility in East Kilbride.
Rolls-Royce has sold a number of units from its Vickers Turbine Components business to Royal Bank Private Equity for £74m, including operations in Crewe, Sheffield, Isle of Wight, Shrewsbury and the US with a combined workforce of 1,200.
Rolls-Royce is planning to close its composites manufacturing plant in Derby next year with the loss of up to 180 jobs, and production will be contracted out to Fischer Advanced Composite Components of Austria.
Rolls-Royce is forming a £44m joint venture with Chromalloy Gas Turbine that will create 340 jobs at a new turbine components facility in Annesley, although most of the jobs will be staff relocating from factories at Somercotes and Eastwood.
Rolls-Royce has won a £600m contract to supply 25 high-speed ship engines to FastShip of the US, and they will be used in a new generation of ships that are capable of travelling twice as fast as conventional container vessels.
Rolls-Royce is planning an alliance with Taiwan's Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation in which Taiwanese companies would manufacture gas turbine components and help to build the Trent 500 aero engine.
Rolls-Royce is to merge its Aircraft Finance & Trading business with Pembroke Capital of Ireland, and expects the deal to result in its engines being used on aircraft leased to airlines by Pembroke.
Rolls-Royce has reached agreement with Marubeni of Japan for the development of the 500 jet engine for long-haul aircraft, and Marubeni will finance up to 10% of the costs in exchange for the rights to make parts.
International Aero Engines, the consortium that includes Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney, has won a $2.3bn order for V2500 engines for a group of Latin American airlines, and they will be assembled in Derby.
Rolls-Royce has sold International Combustion, its boiler manufacturing business, to ABB for a sum thought to be less than £10m, but will retain the Derby factory to make components for ABB and other companies.
Rolls-Royce has announced a deal in which Marubeni of Japan will become a risk sharing partner in its Trent aero-engine programme, in return for assistance in helping Rolls-Royce expand in Asia Pacific.
Rolls-Royce is looking for a buyer for its steam turbine power generation business, a move which could threaten 2,500 jobs at the Parsons turbine plant in Newcastle upon Tyne and the International Combustion boiler factory in Derby.