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Geologist to provide testimony against fracking company

Geologist to provide testimony against fracking company

Professor David Smythe, professor of Geophysics at Glasgow University, will provide his views on oil and gas drilling at a hearing in Sussex on Tuesday 22 July.

UK manufacturers generate their own power

UK manufacturers generate their own power

The Confederation of British Industry claims UK manufacturers are ­increasingly looking to generate their own power to sidestep fears of rising energy prices and threats to supply security, The Express has reported.

200MW UK solar farm project awarded to Grupotec

200MW UK solar farm project awarded to Grupotec

Renewable energy project developer, Grupotec Renewables, has announced that it has secured a project pipeline of 200MW in the UK.

City-energy companies could provide an alternative to the big six

City-energy companies could provide an alternative to the big six

Cities and local authorities can provide an alternative to the big six and create a cleaner, smarter, more competitive and affordable energy system, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR.

Industry responds to cabinet reshuffle

Industry responds to cabinet reshuffle

Industry professionals tell H&V News what their thoughts are on the recent cabinet reshuffle.

Scotland’s housing bill adds mandatory electrical safety checks

Scotland’s housing bill adds mandatory electrical safety checks

Scotland’s new Housing Bill has included an amendment on electrical safety, tabled by Bob Doris MSP.

UK’s new environment & energy ministers ‘opposed renewable energy’

UK’s new environment & energy ministers ‘opposed renewable energy’

The new set of Conservative environment and energy ministers announced on Tuesday bring a track record of opposing renewable energy, The Guardian has reported.

B&ES Publications launches the updated TR/19

B&ES Publications launches the updated TR/19

B&ES Publications has announced the launch of its newly updated TR/19 Guide to Good Practice - Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems.

OFTEC awards 2014

Awards for Excellence winners announced

26 June 2014

The winners of the OFTEC 2014 Awards for Excellence were announced on 24 June during an all-day event held at Nailcote Hotel, near Coventry.

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    H&V News - 16 July

    H&V News - 16 July

    16 July 2014

    Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the hundreds of blacklisting cases being brought against nine major contractors; the Energy Savings Company Scheme regulations, which were laid in Parliament at the end of June; and ISG expects to lose £3.5m of orders written off due to “discontinued operations”.

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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.

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    Interest increases in marine dampers

    Demand for specially designed fire and smoke control products for the maritime and offshore industry is gathering pace.

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