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  • Cruising to 30 years in construction PR

    By Sarah on July 18, 2019
    Clare PR was delighted to welcome the great and the good of the construction sector, along with the industry’s trade media for a boat trip down the Thames recently to celebrate 30 years in business. Owner, Clare Ward said: “Ever since I established Clare PR in 1989, we’ve specialised in PR campaigns for built-environment related clients, and over the years […]
  • Schneider Electric launches Rethink Energy initiative

    By Sarah on July 16, 2019
    Schneider Electric UK, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched its ‘Rethink Energy’ initiative. A programme aimed at changing business, consumer and government attitudes to energy waste and help combat climate change.  Whilst other forms of waste such as plastics, fast fashion and food are highly visible, energy is frequently overlooked. A Schneider Electric commissioned […]
  • New BESA President calls for social justice

    By Sarah on July 10, 2019
    John Norfolk has been elected to serve as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2019/20. He was confirmed in his role at last week’s annual general meeting and takes over from Tim Hopkinson of E Poppleton & Son, who served for two years. Mr Norfolk is senior project manager at Imtech Engineering Services. He was chair of […]
  • Mikrofill by the Sea Life

    By Sarah on July 8, 2019
    Designed by Sir Norman Foster, The National Sea Life Centre is an aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life in Brindley Place, Birmingham. Its ocean tank has a capacity of 1,000,000 litres of water and houses giant green sea turtles, blacktip reef sharks and tropical fish. It also boasts the only fully transparent 360-degree underwater tunnel in […]
  • Zumtobel Group partners with technology innovator Casambi for wireless lighting control solutions

    By Sarah on July 4, 2019
    The Zumtobel Group, one of Europe’s leading professional lighting groups, with its core brands Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel, has teamed up with Casambi, a multi-award winning pioneer in wireless lighting controls based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The strategic partnership ensures an extensive new range of Thorn and Zumtobel luminaires offering seamless control to users via Casambi’s BLE software control […]
  • What does the future hold for nuclear power?

    By Sarah on July 3, 2019
    There is a large focus on the falling perception of nuclear power while renewable energy rises in prominence, meaning the industry has had a difficult time recently. However, is there actually any truth in this negative perception of the industry? Alongside HTL Group, bolt torque suppliers, we look at the current performance within the sector. The current state of nuclear […]
  • Acclaimed industrialist Sir John Parker joins SOE as new Patron

    By EXARO on June 28, 2019
    The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) has appointed former Royal Academy of Engineering President Sir John Parker as its new Patron. Sir John will replace outgoing Patron Beverley Bell CBE, the former Traffic Commissioner, at the Society’s AGM in July Sir John is currently Chairman of the Pennon Group plc and the Laing O’Rourke Group, and is a Director of […]
  • Get practical with the EIC

    By EXARO on June 28, 2019
    Would you like to make a life-changing difference in your colleagues’ or their families’ lives? The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) is presenting you with an incredible opportunity to get practical and help those in need by signing up to the Practical Participation Programme (PPP). The Practical Participation Programme which is part of the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and is funded […]
  • Calls for planning stability to support house-building growth

    By EXARO on June 27, 2019
    The Government must act quickly and stop changing the planning system, says a planning expert in the light of a new report published today. Joe Ridgeon, director at Hedley Planning Services, says stability is ‘desperately’ needed to prevent more delay and uncertainty in the local planning process He also wants to see more fully resourced local authority planning departments, so […]
  • Breathing clean air is a basic human right

    By EXARO on June 27, 2019
    New data shows why British Safety Council is calling for urgent action to protect outdoor workers from air pollution On the eve of Clean Air Day, the British Safety Council calls on employers of outdoor workers to join its Time to Breathe campaign. Initial exposure data from Canairy, the charity’s new mobile app, shows workers breathing air that regularly exceeds levels […]