It has been announced that Liz Male, chair of quality mark TrustMark, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s New Year 2015 Honours List. This award is in recognition of her long term services to construction and consumer protection. James Hunt reports:
The Business Minister has announced new £50m fund for UK waste infrastructure during a visit to a new advanced-technology waste-to-energy plant. This fund, from the Green Investment Bank (GIB), will support projects that use waste wood to generate electricity. By James Hunt:
A project to upgrade lighting in the gallery spaces at the National Portrait Gallery has made full use of Lumicom’s luminaire disposal services to ensure that all end-of-life fixtures were disposed of responsibly.
Golf fans are on for a treat this year because the Electrical Industries Charity has launched the 2015 National Golf Championships which will take place at Woburn Golf Club’s Duke’s Course on Thursday 15 October.
On just one day, the first day back at work after New Year’s Eve - January 5th - the largest number of apprentice starters commenced work in Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) wholesale branches throughout the UK. This is a successful reflection of just how hard the EDA has been working to make learning core to the electrical wholesaling...
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced that it will publish a new Code of Practice for Connected Systems Integration in Buildings, expected in 2016. This will help to ensure that engineers’ skills and knowledge are up-to-date with constantly evolving building systems:
The LIA Laboratories Ltd, the UK’s largest leading independent laboratory dedicated to testing lighting products, is delighted to announce an extended MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the HEA (Highway Electrical Association).