|Apprenticeships Prove Popular As Higher Education Wanes, Says EAL - 07/01/2013||News|
Apprenticeships have proven popular in 2012 as learners were put off higher education by the new tuition fee arrangements, EAL has said. Ann Watson, managing director of EAL, the specialist awarding organisation for industry qualifications, has commented on recent figures from the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), revealing huge demand for the vocational pathway.
|G & M Power Re-Launches Countryman Power Generators Countryman Power Is Back! - 07/01/2013||Products|
Pioneering power supplies and manufacturing company, G & M Power Limited, has re-launched this iconic brand with advanced features and benefits ready to provide stable power for a variety of applications. The new Countryman Power range includes both standard open and silenced canopied generating sets in a prime power band between 7.0 and 630.0kVA. Standard units come fitted with a base mounted fuel tank, automatic start controller, coolant heater, battery charger and display screen.
|GE Lighting Names Agostino Renna President & Ceo Of Ge Lighting Europe, Middle East & Africa - 07/01/2013||People|
GE Lighting today announced that Agostino Renna has been named president and CEO of GE Lighting Europe, Middle East & Africa effective immediately. Renna, who will report to GE Lighting president & CEO Maryrose Sylvester, succeeds Phil Marshall who has led GE Lighting Europe, Middle East & Africa, since 2008. Marshall has left GE Lighting to pursue a position outside of the company.
|Instant The Flexible Office Specialist Has Brought In Investment Partner Mml To Accelerate Growth - 07/01/2013||News|
Private equity house MML is investing £16m to take a minority stake in Instant and support the rapidly growing company, which saw revenue increase by 30% last year to over £22m. Led by CEO Patrick Elliott, management team continues to hold the majority of the business; founder Rob Hamilton will retain a stake and remain a non-executive director.
|Scandinavian Business Seating - 07/01/2013||News|
Scandinavian Business Seating, the largest task seating manufacturer in Western Europe, will be exhibiting at Stockholm Furniture Fair (5 – 9 February 2013) where the group will be launching three new products to the European market (Stand A37:10). The group owns the Scandinavian brands HÅG, RH and RBM and the stand will showcase a range of products including the new HÅG SoFi task chair which adds yet another innovation to HÅG’s holistic approach to form and function.
|Building Company Boss Honoured In The New Year’s Honours… - 07/01/2013||News|
The Chief Executive of the North East’s leading independent builders and plumbers’ merchants has been honoured in the New Year’s Honours list. Thompson Building Centres’ Anne Ganley is to receive an OBE in recognition of her services to employment, industry, her local community and for her decades of charity work.
|Local Firms Team Up For Training And Employment, Gas Training At Kier And Dj Mcgough Ltd Provide Job Opportunity For Local Ex-Forces Man - 07/01/2013||News|
Durham ex-forces man Harry Thorpe is celebrating this month after landing his dream job as a gas engineer. Harry, who served in the 21 Engineer Regiment, was offered the job with plumbing and heating engineers DJ McGough Ltd following a successful work experience placement that was arranged for him by Gas Training at Kier, based in North Tyneside.
|London Bridge Station Awarded Top Sustainability Badge - 07/01/2013||News|
The redevelopment of London Bridge Station has achieved the highest ever CEEQUAL Client/Design score on record. The Network Rail project, which will see major changes to accommodate 18 trains per hour through the station on the new Thameslink network, achieved a CEEQUAL Excellent Interim Client and Design Award with a score of 96.9%.
|2012 Has Been A Big Year... Especially For The Veka Uk Group! - 07/01/2013||News|
The VEKA UK Group rounded off 2012 with four awards collected within the space of just a few weeks. VEKA Sales and Marketing Director Colin Torley believes this is a good representation, not only of excellent product quality, but also of how hard the entire team has worked this year: “The last few months have thrown up several reasons for the team here at VEKA to celebrate.
|Viessmann To Show Systems Engineering Leadership At Ecobuild - 07/01/2013||News|
Large range of traditional and renewable products brought to life with sector-specific system design examples. Viessmann, one of the leading international manufacturers of heating systems, will demonstrate the benefits of its system engineering approach at Ecobuild (March 5-7, 2013; ExCel; London – stand N2620). In addition to nine traditional and renewable heating products are a series of sector-specific graphics illustrating how modern, efficient and high performing heating systems can be easily integrated.