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Carillion pays out nearly £50,000 for safety breaches

Carillion has been forced to pay nearly £50,000 for safety breaches after one of its workers suffered 11 broken ribs, a bruised lung and broken femur when he fell down a shaft. 
 6 Oct 2009

Heatrae Sadia's factory blaze leads to outsourced work

Work at the Heatrae Sadia factory in Norwich has been partly outsourced after some of the building was gutted by a fierce blaze. 
 30 Sep 2009

Housing association pleads guilty to boiler blast deaths

A housing association and the plumber it employed, are awaiting sentencing, after both pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches, following a boiler explosion that killed a woman and her dog. 
 30 Sep 2009

Decline slows for construction product sales

The sale of construction products has continued to decline, despite the recent optimism in the housing sector, according to the latest Ernst and Young/Construction Products Association Activity Barometer. 
 29 Sep 2009

Carbon Reduction Commitment will increase demand for CHP

The Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will have a positive impact on the market for CHP in buildings, when it comes into effect next April, a message reinforced at the Heat & Energy 09 conference. 
 29 Sep 2009

Tenth National Training Awards Launched

SummitSkills has launched the 2010 National Training Awards, an awards scheme celebrating the achievements of the building services engineering sector’s finest talent. 
 29 Sep 2009

Henderson Green set to celebrate a decade of success

A leading UK building services engineering consultancy is marking its 10th anniversary with a Halloween networking event at its new Southampton premises. 
 29 Sep 2009

Plumb Center delivers the goods

Plumb Center has launched a guaranteed, next day* delivery service across all of its branches, with the option of having the goods delivered directly to site, wherever it may be. 
 29 Sep 2009

New director at Ambitemp

Jason Mitchell, 35, a senior manager with practical and sales experience in electrical and mechanical engineering industry, has joined the board of m&e group Ambitemp. 
 29 Sep 2009

Gledhill gets new md

Plumbing merchant Gledhill has hired Dave Gledhill to take on the role of managing director, replacing Simon Carin, from October 1, 2009. 
 25 Sep 2009

Duct workers tackle issues with Will Carling's help

The ductwork industry will gather at Twickenham stadium, home of England's rugby union, to talk tactics on October 8. 
 25 Sep 2009

Registration offers for London HEVAR end today

The chance to pre-register your attendance to the HVAC show London HEVAR 2009 (September 23-24) ends today at 4pm. 
 22 Sep 2009

London HEVAR 2009 hosts 76 HVAC stands...and a masseuse

Fancy champagne? A free X-Box perhaps or i-Pod? Maybe a head and shoulder massage will do? Visitors to the HVAC show, London HEVAR (Sept 23-24) will not only see 76 product stands, attend seminars and be treated to a free lunch, but can reap the rewards of giveaways. 
 16 Sep 2009

SEC Group submits names for construction advisor job

The Specialist Engineering Contractors' group has put forward the names of the individuals it believes has the right credentials to take on the top job of chief construction advisor to the government. 
 16 Sep 2009

Rok taps into £140m in contracts

Property repair and maintenance specialist, Rok Plc has been picked to become a partner in eight framework agreements which are expected to generate up to £140m in revenue for the firm in the next five years. 
 14 Sep 2009

Weak leadership and poor eco-attitude hits sector performance

Weak leadership and a poor eco-attitude is leading to poor performance in the building services sector, according to research by SummitSkills, the sector skills council for the industry. 
 14 Sep 2009

Hiltons Building Services completes £3.3m mechanical job

Nottingham-based building services specialist, Hiltons Building Services has completed the mechanical work for a flagship campus for Derby Collage. 
 14 Sep 2009

Construction workers hit in £6m industry scam

Construction workers are being urged to contact their tax office to find out if they've been affected by a £6m construction fraud. 
 11 Sep 2009

Sustainability -'the ray of light that we need' says HVCA president

Some 170,000 construction workers lost jobs in 2008, a figure that may rise to 250,000 by 2009's end, but HVCA president Graham Manly told those at the trade association's luncheon, that industry's ability to rise to the carbon reduction challenge could be its 'saviour'. 
 10 Sep 2009

Sentinel signs up to CIPHE charter

Runcorn firm Sentinel Performance Solutions is the latest company to sign-up to the 'Expect to See' charter drawn up by the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE). 
 10 Sep 2009
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