Industry News

  • Ramboll’s sustainable housing project to expand across earthquake-prone regions

    By Sarah on December 9, 2019
    Ramboll engineers and UCL scientists have returned from building sustainable bamboo houses in Lombok, Indonesia, with their work set to continue back in the UK. Volunteers from engineering and design consultancy Ramboll have returned from the island of Lombok where they have been working alongside University College London (UCL) and a local NGO to construct safe, sustainable houses after multiple […]
  • Powerstar is an innovation winner with Wates

    By Sarah on December 5, 2019
    Leading manufacturer of integrated smart energy solutions, Powerstar, has been chosen by Wates Sustainable Technology Services – part of the Wates Group – as an innovation partner. The partnership will help enable Wates’ customers to implement Powerstar’s leading energy saving technologies into projects with support from industry experts. Since 2001, Powerstar has helped thousands of businesses reduce their electrical consumption […]
  • Rapidly expanding RSK acquires Silcock Leedham Group

    By Sarah on December 4, 2019
      RSK, one of the UK’s leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services consultancies, has acquired the consulting engineering practice Silcock Leedham Group. The acquisition, announced today, is RSK’s eighth of the financial year and will see the group’s three businesses, Silcock Leedham Consulting Engineers, Zero Energy Design and Verisys, join RSK. Founded in 2001, Silcock Leedham Group is a […]
  • 2019 ‘a turning point’ for the lighting industry

    By Elizabeth Jordan on November 29, 2019
    A strong rebooking rate of over 50 per cent at the LuxLive 2019 exhibition has defied the general economic narrative and demonstrated a confidence in the widely-anticipated recovery of the lighting market, organisers of the show said today. LuxLive, top, and lightspace, above, featured a newly launched VIP meeting programme which was widely received with commendation by the targeted buyers […]
  • NIBE Energy Systems welcomes publication of the Heat Pump Association

    By Sarah on November 26, 2019
    Today the Heat Pump Association published a new policy paper which sets out a clear roadmap for the role of heat pumps in delivering a net zero future. NIBE Energy Systems as a member of the Heat Pump Association have fed into the development of this paper and welcomes its publication. The report stresses the urgent need to increase the […]
  • AEMT Awards 2019 winners announced

    By Sarah on November 26, 2019
    The Winners of the 2019 AEMT Awards were announced during a Gala Presentation Ceremony in Coventry on Thursday 21st November. Attended by some 200 people from across the electrical and mechanical trades arena, the evening once again proved to be a wonderful evening of reward and celebration. In just its third outing, having only been launched in 2017, this year’s […]
  • Engineers Without Borders UK launches Engineering for People Design Challenge 2020

    By Sarah on November 25, 2019
    Engineers Without Borders UK, part of an international movement putting global responsibility at the heart of engineering, has launched the 2020 cycle of the award-winning Engineering for People Design Challenge in partnership with Engineers Without Borders South Africa and Engineers Without Borders USA. The unique competition engages first and second-year university students to consider the social, economic and environmental impact […]
  • Amco Group – helping to protect the environment, meeting legal obligations and strengthen their brand with ISO 14001 certification

    By Sarah on November 21, 2019
    Amco took the decision to strive for ISO 14001 and have been certified the standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS). The company wants to reduce its impact on the environment by implementing a recycling system and diverting its waste from landfill, demonstrating its commitment to protecting the environment by implementing this global standard, which will enable it to meet its […]
  • Gripple eyes growth in construction with specification listing

    By Sarah on November 21, 2019
    Joining and suspension solutions manufacturer, Gripple, has cemented its plans to increase visibility among engineers, architects and other construction industry professionals by gaining accreditation from National Building Specification (NBS). Gripple will be the only wire rope suspension solutions provider listed on the technology platform which allows specifiers to source quality approved building products. It follows a strategic move by recently […]
  • REHAU celebrates Scope success

    By Sarah on November 21, 2019
    REHAU employees from all across the UK have reached the peak of their charitable endeavours to raise money for the UK disability equality charity, Scope. Setting a mighty target of £12,000, REHAU employees are now only £300 away after toughing out a whole host of challenging fundraisers, including the brutal task of climbing the infamous Three Peaks. Scope lead the […]