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GTC Scotland Is Moving Its Office

GTC Scotland Is Moving Its Office

The GTC office in Scotland is moving to new premises in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, due to growing demand. GTC is UK’s largest independent provider of utility networks and infrastructure to the new-build market. Its team from Scotland works together with developers and housebuilders to deliver a full range of utilities required for new homes such as gas, electricity, ultrafast fibre broadband, water, and low-carbon district energy networks. In 2016, the firm expanded itself by establishing its first Scottish office, and…

Abloy UK Improves Its Team with Three New Appointments

Abloy UK Improves Its Team with Three New Appointments

Abloy UK, UK’s leading experts on high quality door locking and functionality, has welcomed three new members to its team – Duncan Rigby as Technical Sales and Specification Manager, Geoff Bowers as Systems Integrator Channel Manager for the North, and James Harvey as CNI Market Development Manager and Transport. Duncan Rigby will be providing technical assistance to the wider team while driving sales through specification. “I am so pleased to be returning to a company that is so committed to…

Scottish Government Working Group Developed to Help Electricians

Scottish Government Working Group Developed to Help Electricians

An influential working group has been formed in Scotland in order to explore the use of ‘Protection of Title’ for the benefit of professional electricians in order to create an inhospitable environment for a number of untrained traders posing as qualified tradesmen. The creation of this new group is the most recent development of a concentrated campaign that has been put forward by SELECT, which is the trade body for the electrotechnical trade in Scotland. The SELECT campaign asks the…

Yorkshire House investment pays off for Millfield Estates

Yorkshire House investment pays off for Millfield Estates

Millfield Estates has secured a new five-year lease with Flying Colours, a specialist wealth management consultancy practice, at Yorkshire House, Chapel Street, Liverpool. After acquiring the former bank building in May 2016, Millfield Estates embarked on a major upgrade programme, investing in the building’s common areas and vacant suites. The investment has paid off with the property now fully let following this deal for the 3,283 sq ft, third floor suite. Agents Worthington Owen and CBRE negotiated the letting on…

HRS Services Help to Install Christmas Lights at Sheffield Children's Hospital

HRS Services Help to Install Christmas Lights at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

HRS Services, the Inspection and Maintenance specialists have been working to make Christmas come early in Sheffield. The company donated their time and staff on the 18th of November in order to help out at Sheffield Children’s Hospital in order to attach this year’s festive lights to the outside of the hospital building. While this work was carried out, the staff from HRS donned a range of costumes, from festive to superhero in order to bring a smile to the…

Hesco Chief Executive Discusses Public Safety At UK Security Expo

Hesco Chief Executive Discusses Public Safety At UK Security Expo

Michael Hughes, the Chief Executive of Hesco has spoken at the UK Security Expo 2017 which took place in Olympia about the challenges faced by planners who are wanting to adopt a more integrated approach in order to tackle the threat of terrorist attacks to make city and town centres safe and open. During his speech, Michael said that the more recent mayhem caused by driving heavy vehicles into crowds, and the more established threat of suicide bombers at leisure…

Businesses Urged to Prepare for HS2 Supply Chain Opportunities

Businesses Urged to Prepare for HS2 Supply Chain Opportunities

Businesses in operation in the West Midlands have been urged to prepare for the opportunities that are being created with the HS2 development. The work on this high-speed rail mega-project will create a wide range of supply chain opportunities that companies will be able to make the most of, if they are ready. HS2 is considered to be the largest infrastructure project to take place in Europe and the size of such a project means that there is a need…

HRS Services Help to Install Christmas Lights at Sheffield Children's Hospital

HRS Services Help to Install Christmas Lights at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

HRS Services, the Inspection and Maintenance specialists have been working to make Christmas come early in Sheffield. The company donated their time and staff on the 18th of November in order to help out at Sheffield Children’s Hospital in order to attach this year’s festive lights to the outside of the hospital building. While this work was carried out, the staff from HRS donned a range of costumes, from festive to superhero in order to bring a smile to the…

Salix Homes Clean Up Initiative Moves 5 Tonnes of Rubbish

Salix Homes Clean Up Initiative Moves 5 Tonnes of Rubbish

Around five tonnes of rubbish has been cleaned away from the Salford streets thanks to residents and with the support of Salix Homes. The housing association based in Salford, Salix Homes has been supporting community clean-up operations taking place on the Whit Lane Estate in Charlestown as well as around Duchy Road. These operations helped to remove old furniture, dumped rubbish and fly tipped waste from the area. This mass clean will have clear health and environmental benefits, but also…

Passive Harmonic FiltersReleased by CP Automation

Passive Harmonic Filters Released by CP Automation

CP Automation have released a new range of harmonic filters. These new filters include the Revcon PHF-A and PHF-B, which have been proven to significantly reduce the level of distortion occurring in Variable Speed Drives, or VSDs. The supply, installation and repair specialists CP Automation has released this new range of products following tests to ensure that the reduction of harmonic noise interference has been proven. VSDs are known to emit harmonic noise. The sounds that are emitted pass back…