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By January 11, 2021 Read More →

KNIPEX releases ‘How To’ PreciStrip16 video

Leading pliers’ specialists KNIPEX has released a ‘How To’ video on its automatic insulation stripping PreciStrip16 tool. Filmed in the KNIPEX workshop and available to view on the KNIPEX You Tube channel, the video shows just how effective and time saving the tool is for any electrician who needs to strip cable quickly and efficiently. […]

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SELECT stresses fatal consequences of not isolating safely
By January 11, 2021 Read More →

SELECT stresses fatal consequences of not isolating safely

Influential electrical trade body SELECT has launched a major safe isolation awareness campaign to help keep electricians and apprentices free from harm at work in 2021. Running under the banner ‘Work dead safely: Stay alive’, Scotland’s largest construction trade association has produced an engaging new animation, brochure and infographic to stress the importance of observing correct safe isolation […]

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Game-changing bill for substandard electricals online
By December 22, 2020 Read More →

Game-changing bill for substandard electricals online

The Government’s Online Harms Bill has failed to address the problem of dangerous electrical goods available from online marketplaces. So leading consumer protection charity, Electrical Safety First, has put forward its own, ‘game changing’ Bill. Electrical Safety First’s new Bill would make online marketplaces – such as Amazon and eBay – legally responsible for hosting […]

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Ovia expands sales team
By December 21, 2020 Read More →

Ovia expands sales team

Following a successful first year operating as an independent lighting company, Ovia Ltd continues to grow and expand and has recently appointed three new members to the sales team. A number of regions have been split further to accommodate the growth in demand for Ovia products and to ensure that customers in all regions continue […]

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Gripple increases automation manufacturing capacity with new site
By December 21, 2020 Read More →

Gripple increases automation manufacturing capacity with new site

A Sheffield manufacturer is expanding into a new 16,000 sq ft site to accommodate its growing automation company which has seen turnover increase from £600,000 to £3million in the last three years. Suspension and wire joining device manufacturer Gripple provides lighting suspension kits that deliver complete solutions for lighting applications. It has now opened a […]

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LIA’s new safety certification scheme
By December 18, 2020 Read More →

LIA’s new safety certification scheme

The LIA’s new Safety Certification Scheme (LIASC) was created to focus on product safety and compliance and we are excited to announce that the first company to achieve such certification is Fox Lux Emergency Lighting. After listening to our customers who regularly use the LIA Laboratory for safety testing, the LIA Compliance team identified a […]

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Ideal Industries supports electrical re-skilling initiative
By December 17, 2020 Read More →

Ideal Industries supports electrical re-skilling initiative

Ideal Industries, a provider of electrical accessories, tools and equipment, is supporting a not-for-profit training initiative that aims to help people re-skill and up-skill in the electrical sector. Based in Widnes, Trade Training provides electrical training and qualifications, personal development, career advice and on-going support for people who want to start their journey to a […]

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By December 14, 2020 Read More →

Businesses boost mental health support during pandemic

The vast majority of large electrotechnical and engineering services businesses now train staff as Mental Health First Aiders, according to a survey commissioned by engineering services trade body ECA. Twenty four of the largest ECA Members, with a combined turnover of several billion pounds, responded to the COVID-19 Impact survey, with 89 per cent of […]

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Domus Ventilation fans listed on BEAMA Green Homes Compliance Schem
By December 11, 2020 Read More →

Domus Ventilation fans listed on BEAMA Green Homes Compliance Schem

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, is pleased to announce its energy efficient ventilation products have been listed on the BEAMA Green Homes Compliance Scheme. BEAMA is the UK trade association for manufacturers and providers of energy infrastructure technologies and systems. It has created the Green Homes Compliance Scheme to help installers identify products […]

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Megger acquires Vespula
By December 4, 2020 Read More →

Megger acquires Vespula

Provider of test equipment Megger has announced that the company has acquired the electrical certification company, Vespula Ltd, based in the UK. The Vespula software offers electrical contractors a simple to use, cloud-based platform for completion and storage of their electrical installation certificates. The software has been developed to operate seamlessly across multiple operating systems, […]

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