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99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging installations

99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging...

A City and Guilds survey of 500 UK electricians has found that 99% of electricians understood there to be major risks associated with electrical vehicle charging work and only 28% have received specific training.
GRAHAM's financial growth

GRAHAM’s financial growth figures are ‘strong and sustainable’

In the latest published accounts for the financial year (up to 31st March 2022), GRAHAM’s financial growth has been described as ‘strong and sustainable’, with revenue reaching £948m.
mandatory electrical safety checks

An end to the tenure lottery in mandatory electrical safety checks?

Electricity causes around half of the domestic fires in the UK, yet electrical safety regulations have, until recently, lagged behind those covering gas.
London Power Tunnels (LPT)

Tunneling well underway for London Power Tunnels (LPT) second phase

After successfully rewiring North London, the London Power Tunnels (LPT) project team is now boring tunnels in South London. Sarah Woolham-Jaffier, project supervisor tells us all about the £1bn project here.
decentralised energy solutions

How can building contractors combat the energy crisis with decentralised energy...

Chris Rason, managing director at Aggreko, outlines how the efficient use of decentralised energy solutions can help building contractors navigate the current energy crisis without falling foul of legislation.
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HE Simm appoints former nmcn telecoms director

HE Simm Group has appointed former nmcn telecoms director, Peter Lambert as its new group commercial director.
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Amey secures place on National Grid framework

Amey has secured a five-year contract with National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) on the RIIO-T2 electricity construction mechanical and electrical installation framework.
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Balfour Beatty wins £85m overhead line contract in Scotland

Balfour Beatty has been awarded an £85m contract to deliver the second phase of overhead line works in the West of Scotland between Port Ann and Crossaig, on behalf of SSEN Transmission.
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Ingleton Wood to build ultra-fast electric vehicle charging network

Ingleton Wood has been selected by The EV Network to develop a major rollout of ultra-fast charging stations on key road networks and locations across the UK.
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Aberla bags £20m Manchester Viadux MEP deal

Aberla M&E, part of the Aberla Group, has landed a £20m contract to deliver the MEP on the Viadux development in Central Manchester.
Bob Cairney, Select,

SELECT appoints new director of technical services

SELECT Scotland has promoted long-serving technical expert Bob Cairney to director of technical services.
electric vehicle charging

EQUANS to deliver 600 electric vehicle charging points across the UK

ENGIE’s services-led arm, EQUANS has been appointed by NatWest to deliver more than 600 high power GeniePoint electric vehicle charging points across its office locations.
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Tetra Tech acquires MEP consultants Hoare Lea

Tetra Tech, a provider of consulting and engineering services, has acquired UK MEP consultants Hoare Lea.
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BAM bags Manchester UK Government Hub fit-out

BAM North West has been chosen by HMRC to fit-out the new UK Government Hub at 3 New Bailey, Manchester, which will deliver office space for 2,000 staff.
Northumbrian Water framework,

Galliford Try wins place on Northumbrian Water framework

Galliford Try’s Environment team has secured a place on three lots on the Northumbrian Water’s AMP7 framework contract for construction and engineering works worth £10m.
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Kane awarded £9m M&E package at London’s tallest Premier Inn

John Sisk & Son has appointed Kane to deliver a £9m M&E contract at London’s tallest Premier Inn Hotel at West India Dock.

Sub-contract opportunities unveiled for Scotland’s River Clyde project

Graham has disclosed sub-contract opportunities for local suppliers to help deliver and transform the bridge over Scotland’s River Clyde.
Electric vehicle charge points

Willmott Dixon delivers electric vehicle charging points at over 100 sites

Following Willmott Dixon’s pledge to become a zero-carbon company by 2030, it will roll out the delivery of electric vehicle charge points across its sites and offices.
deskilling electricians

Contractors scrap plans to ‘deskill’ electricians

Plans to introduce deskilling training standards, which led to widespread protests by Unite electricians across the UK, have been scrapped.
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Construction industry will need ‘216,800 new workers by 2025’

The construction industry has bounced back from the Covid-19 pandemic and should reach 2019 levels of output in 2022, but by 2025, the industry will need to recruit an additional 217,000 new workers just to meet demand.

Jacobs bags enhancement role at Hinkley Point C

Jacobs has signed a partnership agreement with NNB Generation Company Ltd (NNB Genco), which is building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset.
West End Gate, mechanical infrastructure, Vital Energi

Vital Energi secures £7.3m mechanical West End Gate contract

Vital Energi has won the combined £7.3m mechanical infrastructure and mechanical fit-out package for Berkeley Homes’ West End Gate development.
Lagan Energy Engineering,

Keltbray Lagan Power completes management buyout

The founders of Keltbray Lagan Power, a part of the Keltbray Group since 2018, have completed a management buyout of the business.
Manchester arena job

Local firms reap £150m contracts on Manchester arena job

BAM Construction has handed out almost £150m worth of contracts to North West firms on its Manchester arena job.
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Highways England reveals winners of archaeology framework

Highways England has announced a new four-year archaeology framework which will offer suppliers the opportunity to work with the company in protecting the environment.

Morrison Energy Services & Jacobs appointed to National Grid framework

Morrison Energy Services and Jacobs have been awarded a place on National Grid Electricity Transmission’s six-year substations engineering procurement construction framework.

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