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Luminex Provides Show-Critical Networking Solution for Queensferry Crossing Bridge Reveal

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. recently supplied Edinburgh-based rental & production company, Black Light, with Luminex GigaCore switches to provide a dual redundancy fibre network for the stunning ‘reveal’ of the new £1.35bn Queensferry Crossing bridge. The lighting scheme, designed by event production company JMP Productions and supplied by Black Light, was switched on by First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon…

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Facilicom Cleaning Services MD wins prestigious European Award

Jan-Hein Hemke named ‘Inspirational Leader of the Year’ at the European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards in Rome Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facilicom Cleaning Services, has been named Inspirational Leader of the Year at the second European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards. The award ceremony took place after a gala dinner in Rome on 9 November. Entrants to this award had…

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Drainage clean helps preserve Grade 1 Naval Memorial

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out an extensive programme of drainage cleaning at one of the UK’s most important Naval war memorials. The CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial, on The Hoe, in the centre of the city, commemorates the 23,184 sailors who lost their lives at sea during World War 1 and World War 2. The Commonwealth War…

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Airedale International wins CIBSE Yorkshire Region Manufacturers Award for its multiple-award-winning Artus™ – hybrid low energy fan coil unit.

Friday, 10 November 2017 was a chance to entertain, reward and highlight the excellent work by Yorkshire-based organisations. Nearly 400 people from all parts of the construction industry gathered at the New Dock entertainment suite, Royal Armouries, Leeds. The evening featured three fantastic speakers. These included, Kayley Lockhead, (From NG Bailey) who spoke about STEER Group mentoring, resulting in over…

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Keeping Your Storage Container Secure Through the Winter

Long winter nights pose headaches for building site managers and their security contractors. The cover of darkness is a boon to would-be thieves, making it necessary for site operators to double down on efforts to keep expensive equipment and other assets safe. Shipping containers have long been a preferred storage solution in the construction industry. Tough, spacious and relatively easy…

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Titan and ARC 2 provide a fresh lighting look for the UK’s premier fresh food provider

Nualight together with resellers Cross Group help the UK’s premier fresh produce provider – Total Produce to update their lighting and reduce their energy costs, creating a bright, safe and comfortable working environment. Total Produce, the UK’s premier fresh produce provider, trade out of 21 locations across the UK in addition to over 100 international facilities. Joe Conway, the Cross…

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Iconic Historic Building with a Modern Interior

Spaceway, the design and build construction specialists, has recently completed a major renovation project for retirement and financial planning specialists, The James Hay Partnership. Director for Spaceway, Dominic O’Brien explains how the iconic Dunn’s House building in the heart of Salisbury was refurbished to form a true juxtaposition of design between the historic external façade and its new modern interior…

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Compressed Air Pressure and Leak Testing Guide

BCAS has made its “Pressure and Leak Testing of Compressed Air Systems Best Practice Guideline” free to download from its website www.bcas.org.uk. Says Tim Preece, BCAS Technical Officer, “One of the major ways that you can reduce the energy consumption and therefore cost of a compressed air system is by identifying leaks and taking action to reduce them.  A 3mm…

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TASKI’s Silent Vacuum Revolution Targets New Heights of Efficiency

Diversey is launching the new TASKI AERO tub vacuum cleaner range into the professional cleaning market. Combining patented ultra-silent, whisper technology with an advanced selection of features, the AERO aims to deliver the highest standard of cleaning quality and operational efficiency. The new range consists of four streamlined and agile models which satisfy the rigorous requirements of frequent professional cleaning…

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Insite Energy calls for greater protection for heat network customers

Insite Energy, the heat metering and billing specialist, is calling for tougher regulations to protect consumers whose homes are attached to heat networks. The company warns that rising numbers of complaints are proving that self-regulation is inadequate and the time has come for change. Peter Westwood, Managing Director of Insite Energy, said: “District heating is in danger of getting itself…

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