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Pettigrew picked as HVCA's deputy chief executive

Roderick Pettigrew has been appointed to the new position of HVCA deputy chief executive, with effect from December 1, 2008. 
 17 Nov 2008

21% fall in new construction projects

The total value of new construction projects in the UK has fallen by 21% during the last year, according to the November edition of the Glenigan Index. 
 17 Nov 2008

Ductwork industry hears steel giant's price fall forecast

The UK's ductwork industry has been told to expect steel prices to fall by January. 
 12 Nov 2008

M&E firm beats downturn with £5.75m in new orders

A mechanical and engineering company is proving the downturn hasn't badly affected commercial construction in the UK, by announcing £5.75 million of new orders. 
 12 Nov 2008

McDonald's role in Costelow's management buyout

Mike McDonald is the new joint owner of Costelow Engineering, the Bridgend mechanical contractor involved in a management buyout to be completed this week. 
 10 Nov 2008

CIBSE releases carbon emissions guide

The Energy and Carbon Emissions Regulation: a guide to implementation (EPBR), has been published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). 
 10 Nov 2008

O'Toole leads Balfour Kilpatrick's build for schools projects

Tony O’Toole is the newly-appointed operations director for Balfour Kilpatrick’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contracts. 
 7 Nov 2008

Rok in a hard place with 750 jobs set to go

The Rok group is set to make 750 job losses, after projects worth more than £150 million were shelved or cancelled by public and private clients due to the economic downturn. 
 6 Nov 2008

Amtech group buys TSI Luckins.

Amtech, the building services software group, has bought TSI Luckins, a leader in data services and pricing information. 
 6 Nov 2008

Mitsubishi Electric expands PV business

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation's president and CEO Setsuhiro Shimomura, has announced the group is expanding its global warming-related business, mainly in photovoltaic (PV) systems. 
 6 Nov 2008

Police in hot pursuit of boilernappers

Thieves stole £80,000 worth of boilers from the back of a lorry during a late night raid in Milton Keynes. 
 5 Nov 2008

Calorex opens Heat Pump Technology Centre

Calorex Heat Pumps has opened a Heat Pump Technology Centre at its Maldon, Essex headquarters. Equipped with ground and air source systems, the centre provides an overview of heat pump technology and its application to buildings. 
 4 Nov 2008

UK manufacturers swallow 23% electricity price rise

During the third quarter of 2008, UK manufacturers saw electricity prices rise by 23% in comparison to the previous quarter. 
 3 Nov 2008

Gledhill Building Products on the up, despite Gledhill Water Storage's downfall

Gledhill Water Storage, the company that sold water storage units directly to major UK house builders, has gone into administration, but the chief executive says Gledhill Building Products is still going strong. 
 31 Oct 2008

Powerminster expands northern team

Powerminster Gleeson Services has hired Nik Ashworth as its senior business development manager for the north. 
 31 Oct 2008

Woman's death in boiler explosion highlights back boiler risk

Christine Goodall died of multiple injuries when the cast iron boiler behind her fireplace burst, causing burning wood and shrapnel to rain down on her, an inquest into her death heard. 
 30 Oct 2008

HVCA members urged to follow up on Mandelson rule

To improve payment security in the construction industry, HVCA members are being urged to get confirmation from their public sector clients that they will pay their suppliers within the ten-day period insisted by Peter Mandelson. 
 30 Oct 2008

Scotland’s plumbers defy anti-scald regulations

Scottish plumbers and fitters are ignoring regulations to fit anti-scald devices to new bathrooms according to a survey by anti-scald tap manufacturer, Intatec, which has launched an online survey to gather more evidence. 
 30 Oct 2008

An inspector call: HEVAR heavyweight calls for more inspectors

Industry veteran Mike Nankivell will be wielding the mike at Manchester HEVAR to highlight the need for more inspectors to carry out air conditioning inspections. 
 29 Oct 2008

Wolseley launches Pipe Center Modular Engineering

Wolseley's Pipe Center has become the UK's first construction materials distributor to launch a modular engineering service - to meet growing demand for off-site manufacture. 
 29 Oct 2008
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