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CENTIEL Confirms Senior Appointments

Leading UPS manufacturer, CENTIEL UK, has confirmed the promotion of Louis McGarry to Sales and Marketing Director with immediate effect. Formerly CENTIEL’s sales manager, Louis McGarry will now ... more

First stage of Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition closed

The first stage The Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition has now closed.

Running between September to 24 December, more than 540 electrical students across the UK took part in the first ... more


£1.6m in funding to make York’s buses cleaner and greener

Ahead of the launch of a Clean Air Zone in York city centre later this month, City of York Council has awarded more than £1.6m in funding to five bus companies to help them to make their vehicles ... more

Leading the way on reducing carbon emissions  

UK Power Networks has become the first electricity network operator to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon.

The comapny, which delivers electricity to 8.3 million homes and businesses ... more


Snickers Workwear New ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets

NEW Winter Jackets and Gilets – insulated and water-resistant.

These new ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets are just what the name suggests – delivering a great all-round performance on site with ... more

Safety in Engineering

Power plant contracts down 18 per cent

There were 49 power plant contracts announced in the Europe region in December 2019, marking a drop of 18 per cent over the last 12 month average of 60, according to GlobalData’s power industry ... more

Rexel appoints two new senior leaders

Rexel has underlined its plans and vision for 2020, with the appointment of two new senior leaders.

Pierre Benoit, cluster lead for Benelux, UK and Ireland has been appointed as interim CEO of ... more


Mental health must be considered to boost workplace safety 

With work-related illnesses on the rise, health and safety is fast becoming a greater priority for businesses operating within many industries today. However, one safety-focused firm is urging ... more
Safety in Engineering

Lighting up the industry

During 2019, Scolmore Group made a significant investment in its successful OVIA brand of lighting to create a dedicated, independent lighting company – OVIA Ltd. The aim was to bring to the ... more

Extended product range supports 18th edition

Schneider Electric has extended its product range to help contractors comply with the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.

The 18th Edition, which came into force in January 2019, sets ... more


Schneider award Actemium ICS with Okken licence

Schneider Electric has awarded Actemium ICS with an Okken licence, enabling Actemium ICS to supply Okken low voltage switchboards and manufacture bespoke equipment for customers.

Actemium ICS is ... more


Gore launches new lightweight Class 2 arc rated garments

Following four years of research and development Gore Workwear has just launched its latest innovation: lightweight arc rated GORE PYRAD protective clothing for all day wearing. Here Dr Peter Wimmer, ... more

£1m street lighting upgrade for Ashford

Kent County Council owns and maintains around 90 per cent of street lights across Kent. However, each district council also owns

a small number of lights. Ashford Borough Council has around 1,200 ... more


Next gen battery materials project exceeding expectations

Nexeon has reached the halfway stage in its £10m Sunrise project, and has already produced silicon battery materials that have performed better than expected. Samples are now with potential customers ... more
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Network Rail approves Bender UK’s RS4 rail signal power protection system

Network Rail has approved Bender UK’s next generation RS4 Rail Signalling Power Protection system that delivers increased sensitivity for first earth fault location and enables compliance with ... more

New appointment at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has promoted Pankaj Sharma to succeed Dave Johnson as executive vice president of its Secure Power Division effective from 1 January, 2020. Sharma, who was senior vice president, ... more

Datateam acquires What’s New in Electronics Live

What’s New in Electronics Live, the dedicated electronics and manufacturing event, has been successfully acquired by Datateam Business Media, and will now join the company’s portfolio of existing ... more

Innovation on the Isle of Sheppey

A new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Kent, which converts food and agricultural waste from the county into biogas and electricity, has been connected to the national grid.

Malcolm McAllister ... more


Planning the North West’s energy future

Electricity North West has revealed that it expects peak electricity demand in the North West to increase by up to 50 per cent in the next 20 years, as the region transitions to a low carbon future ... more

Operator switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity

A significant milestone has been met by the region’s power network operator following its move to lead the North West to become carbon neutral.

Depots and offices owned by Electricity North West ... more


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