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Freedom in Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks win

NG Bailey Group company, Freedom, has been awarded a new framework contract to deliver substation works with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution. The contract with SSEN Distribution commenced in May and will run until 2024. It will see ...

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New guide launched to help SMEs adapt to a Net Zero future

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and sister organisation, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) have launched a new Net Zero guide targeted at SMEs working in the built environment . Aimed at small and medium sized members of both ...

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Edwin James Group invests in training and development to support STEM careers

The facilities engineering firm is supporting its growth plans and addressing the industry skills gap with the launch of a new EJ Academy programme of lifetime learning and opening a training hub in Glasgow to enable the Academy’s expansion and ...

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Actuate UK calls for UKCA Mark transition for construction products to be extended

Engineering services sector body Actuate UK has issued a warning about serious consequences for businesses, public and commercial projects as well as domestic customers in only six months if a major issue regarding product compliance and standard marking is not ...

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ECA Industry Awards 2021 open for nominations

Recognising the key achievements of the highest talent in electrotechnical and engineering services, the ECA Awards provide the opportunity for contractors and wider industry associates to showcase their exceptional work. With entries now open for 2021, this year’s awards will ...

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Labour market feeling the heat as building services industry rebounds

The speed of the economic recovery is already revealing cracks in the building services labour market, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). During a webinar hosted by the Association, recruitment experts warned that without significant investment in upskilling ...

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CIBSE appoints new CEO

Ruth Carter has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Carter will take over the reins from Stephen Matthews who retires after 15 years in the role at the organisation’s ...

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HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt appoints client development director

Independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt, is expanding its team with the addition of Director Mark Ainger. The appointment marks the firm’s renewed focus on good business practices amidst the challenges faced by the pandemic and will ...

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New engineering services alliance, Actuate UK launches

A new alliance for the UK engineering services sector has launched today (10 February) to deliver a single, consolidated voice for the sector. Actuate UK is an alliance of eight leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services ...

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Edwin James Group investing in future talent

The facilities engineering and technical services company is launching a programme to expand its apprenticeship scheme from 10 to 15 per cent of the total workforce over the next two years. The move marks National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February) and ...

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