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First all IPAF-trained site in the US

The Robert A. Young building in St. Louis, MO is the first construction site in the US that has been designated 100% AWPT-trained. AWPT (American Work Platform Training) is the North American subsidiary of IPAF which manages the training program in the North American market. 
 27 Jul 2010

Martin Burton elected HVCA president for 2010/11

Martin Burton has been elected president of the HVCA for 2010/11. 
 26 Jul 2010

McIntosh steps up as CIPHE president

Each year long standing members are elected to the honorary posts, and for 2010 the CIPHE president is Allan McIntosh from the Scottish branch. Lee Davies from Portsmouth branch is vice president. 
 26 Jul 2010

Opportunities abound for building services engineering

The HVCA has a crucial role to play in ensuring that its members gear up for “the most profitable commercial opportunity” building services engineering has ever known, according to Martin Burton, the Association’s newly-elected president. 
 26 Jul 2010

Vailliant's Moore steps up in change

Vaillant Group is restructuring its sales and marketing organisation with the creation of three new sales regions - North, Central and East. The new sales region North will comprise the UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark and accounts for 30% of Vaillant Group sales. 
 23 Jul 2010

Balfour Beatty ES staff raises £12,500 for children's charity

Employees from Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES), one of the UK’s largest mechanical and electrical building services businesses, took part in the Cumbrae Challenge last month and raised an impressive £12,554 for Yorkhill Children’s Foundation. 
 22 Jul 2010

Keston Boilers lends support to Plumbing Academy

Leading boiler manufacturer, Keston Boilers has teamed up with the Plumbing Academy to raise awareness of the need for engineers to have the correct training and qualifications. 
 22 Jul 2010

New associates appointed at Pick Everard

Leading architectural and engineering practice Pick Everard has announce the appointment of two new associates and an assistant director, all experts in their field. 
 22 Jul 2010

Quidos tops the accreditation schemes

The recent publication by SOCITM reporting on the implementation of the EU Services Directive ranks Quidos top of the energy assessor accreditation schemes, and 8th out of 107 competent authorities within the "Better connected for business" survey. 
 21 Jul 2010

Trianco Heating Products closes

Sheffield-based Trianco Heating Products has ceased trading. 
 21 Jul 2010

Balfour Beatty ES appoints new business development manager

Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES), one of the UK’s largest mechanical and electrical building services businesses, announces a key business development appointment. 
 21 Jul 2010

Balfour Beatty awarded £6.7m contract

Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES), one of the UK’s largest mechanical and electrical building services businesses, has been awarded a £6.7million contract by Vinci to design and install mechanical and electrical services for a new primary care and treatment centre in Birkenhead on the Wirral for Wirral NHS Trust. 
 21 Jul 2010

Know your Part L

Quidos is hosting a number of national half-day seminars covering the Part L 2010 regulations, ensuring its members and the wider industry are aware of the new regulations and how they and their businesses will be affected. 
 20 Jul 2010

BEST apprenticeships go all the way

Working with three professional institutions, BEST (Building Engineering Services Training), a leading UK training provider for the Building Services Engineering (BSE) sector, has launched a new development route with professional recognition for apprentices. 
 20 Jul 2010

Best Practice guide for MEWPS in confined spaces

The UK-based Strategic Forum for Construction Plant Safety Group, of which IPAF is one of the lead organisations, has released a Best Practice Guidance for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) with the aim of avoiding trapping or crushing incidents when these machines are used in confined overhead spaces. 
 19 Jul 2010

Gloucestershire MPs push for better deal for electrical apprentices

Gloucestershire MPs Martin Horwood, Laurence Robertson and Richard Graham have teamed up to press for a better deal for companies in the area who offer electrical apprenticeships. 
 19 Jul 2010

Slow growth for the pump market

A new report by AMA Research which looks at the Pump Market - UK 2010 - 2014 expects the market to continue to grow through to 2014, with the value rising to £733million. 
 19 Jul 2010

Hollett joins Summitskills as new head of environmental technologies

Nigel Hollett has joined Summitskills, the Sector Skills Council for the Building Services Engineering (BSE) sector, as head of environmental technologies. 
 16 Jul 2010

Commercial maintenance contract for EIC

National building services provider EIC has won a comprehensive planned maintenance contract with national commercial property consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). 
 16 Jul 2010

Underfloor heating market rides the economic storm?

A new report from AMA Research on the UK Underfloor Heating Market 2010 - 2014 shows a significant decline in 2009 and adds that the sector has further to fall this year. But the report believes there could be an upturn at the end of this year and into 2011 as the economy picks up. 
 16 Jul 2010
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