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HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt appointed to new £95m Professional Services Framework

Independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, Hurley Palmer Flatt, has been appointed as one of 50 consultants on a major new professional services framework in Edinburgh, Scotland. The programme intends to rejuvenate the city of Edinburgh with the delivery of new state-of-the-art ...

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Hydro-X launches new offices across the UK

It has been a year of great uncertainties for businesses, and Hydro-X Group has been no exception. However, amid a global pandemic which is defining a ‘new normal’, shrinking businesses and forcing some SMEs out, Hydro-X Group has continued to ...

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CIBSE launches Covid-19 achievement award

A new award recognising the work undertaken by building services professionals and the wider supply chain to combat the effects of Covid-19 has been set up by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The COVID-19 Achievement Award, set ...

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BESA conference to be held online

This year’s annual BESA National Conference and Exhibition will take place online on November 4 and 5. The Building Engineering Services Association said it had taken the decision to “embrace technology and move to a virtual platform” in response to ...

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Industry consultation highlights lack of skilled workers in the low carbon arena

According to the findings of a new industry-wide ‘skills for climate’ consultation, seven in 10 engineering services businesses (70 per cent) say they currently do not have enough competent employees to undertake ‘low to no carbon’ work. Some 39 per ...

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Artic awarded the Hard FM contract for European HQ of leading games developer

Artic Building Services has been awarded the Hard FM contract for the European HQ London office of world-renowned video games developer Square Enix, at 240 Blackfriars. The contract was awarded through an advice and negotiation process and following the recommendation ...

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New apprentice support service launched by Engineering Trade Association

Engineering services trade association ECA has launched a new apprentice secondment service. This extends ECA’s already well-established ‘loan labour scheme’ that allows employers to both loan out apprentices and hire them on a temporary secondment basis. The necessity for businesses ...

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Freedom secures contract extension with Northern Powergrid

Freedom, an NG Bailey Group company, has been awarded a two-year extension on an essential Northern Powergrid framework to deliver cable engineering services across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire. The project, which is worth £16 million, comes as ...

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Dinner date

Sebastian Gray, Director at energy management consultancy 2EA and incoming Chair of the Rumford Club explains the benefits for those working within the built environment and engineering services sector of joining the social dining and debate club For professionals working ...

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CIBSE offers guidance on the changing sustainability agenda

Green building

CISBE has updated its 2007 guide on sustainability, which outlines the principles for sustainability for engineers, wherever they practice and wherever projects and designs are undertaken. The updated Guide L: Sustainability  explores the actions that building services engineers should take to ...

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