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Call for rethink of Third Party Certification scheme

Call for rethink of Third Party Certification scheme

The Third Party Certification scheme, a product of amendments to Part P of the building regulations continues to spark industry debate.

UCATT ballot for industrial action in Rotherham

UCATT ballot for industrial action in Rotherham

Construction union UCATT are balloting members for industrial action at Morrison Facilities Services in Rotherham.

“Pushing health up the workplace agenda”

“Pushing health up the workplace agenda”

On 15 October 2014 the British Safety Council will be hosting its annual conference at the America Square Conference Centre, London.

Joint venture wins multi-million nuclear framework contract

Joint venture wins multi-million nuclear framework contract

Balfour Beatty has announced that its joint venture with AMEC and Jacobs has been appointed to a framework contract to provide a new nuclear waste processing plant at Sellafield in Cumbria, UK.

“100,000 new homes exempt from zero carbon homes standard"

“100,000 new homes exempt from zero carbon homes standard"

The Conservative party’s latest policy for housing includes a scheme for first time buyers under 40 to buy a house at 20% below the market rate.

WSP’S property business on the up

WSP’S property business on the up

WSP, the global professional services consultancy, is celebrating growth of its UK property offering with a series of project wins and senior hires.

Flowgroup report operating loss of £4.7m

Flowgroup report operating loss of £4.7m

Flowgroup, which develops and commercialises alternative and efficient energy technology products, has announced its Interim Results for the period ended 30 June 2014.

Legionella bacteria detected in water at Penn Hospital

Legionella bacteria detected in water at Penn Hospital

The Black Country Partnership NHS Trust foundation has confirmed Legionella bacteria had been detected at a hospital, on Penn Road, during routine water testing, the Express & Star has reported.

Industry personnel involved in Worker of Year final

23 September 2014

Two people from the building services sector have been named as finalists within the UK Worker of the Year 2014 initiative.

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    H&V News - 24 September

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    24 September 2014

    Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers claims made by a committee of MPs that the Green Deal has caused “frustration and confusion for both consumers and the supply chain”; a survey conducted by British Gas has shown that 52% of business respondents are unaware of how often they are obliged to conduct safety checks on gas appliances; and abandoned new homes projects that ...

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    CPD lecture shows the value of valves

    Two continuing professional development courses were held at the H&V News offices, delivering in-depth information on the correct application of pressure independent control valves.

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    24 September 2014

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    Apprenticeships require a vigorously applied vision

    I read with interest and concern in equal measure some of the recent comments regarding apprenticeships.

    Keep warm this winter with a wood burning stove

    Keep warm this winter with a wood burning stove

    Biomass solutions provider, Euroheat, is urging installers and end-users to consider the modern wood burning stove as a real contributor to fuel bill reduction this winter.

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