Author archive for Sarah

  • 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 […]
  • Dust – a daily killer 

    By Sarah on July 17, 2019
    Louise Hosking from Hosking Associates calls for more preventative steps to be taken to protect against the dangers of dust, and offers her top 10 tips. It may be tiny, but its impact can be great. Dust is often brushed off as a mild annoyance or inconvenience and not treated with the seriousness that it requires. It affects many more […]
  • 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 […]
  • Can apprenticeships address the UK’s STEM skills gap?

    By Sarah on July 2, 2019
    Deemed to be a national crisis by some industry experts and costing the UK economy £1.5 billion a year according to a report published in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the shortages of workers in STEM sectors are a significant point of concern. But could improving and developing STEM apprenticeships be the solution? Apprenticeships are rocketing as a recruitment option […]
  • Grand foundations for growing community

    By Sarah on July 2, 2019
    When Airfield Farm in the rural town of Market Harborough was selected for a multi-million-pound housing and leisure development, plans were set out to invest in the surrounding infrastructure. To support the town’s rapid expansion, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to undertake works to facilitate the creation of a new road bridge […]
  • PACAIR celebrates fifteen years of value added customer service

    By Sarah on June 25, 2019
    PACAIR, the bespoke design and air conditioning supplier and Mitsubishi Electric Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has now been supporting customers with value added services for 15 years. With the same commitment to quality, exceptional customer support and careful eye for detail that the Mitsubishi Electric brand is famous for, PACAIR is a trusted partner, helping its customers with design and technical […]