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Chris Gibson named 91st EDA President

Chris Gibson named 91st EDA President

The Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) has confirmed Chris Gibson, Projects Director at Rexel UK, as its 91st President. Chris takes over the helm from BEMCO’s Simon Barkes and will lead the Association for the next two years.

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First winners of Apprentice of the Year competition announced

First winners of Apprentice of the Year competition announced

Though the crowning ceremony of the 2019 NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year is set to take place on June 4th, there have already been some winners. Official competition partner, Scolmore Group, offered up prizes to those colleges who entered 20 or more candidates and the company has been on a tour of […]

Special naming ceremony for fleet of ecologically-advanced trucks

Special naming ceremony for fleet of ecologically-advanced trucks

EWRG’s recent event, held to launch its fleet of nine Electrical Waste Recycling Trucks, was a great success – with an extensive list of VIP customers and suppliers from across the UK, plus appearances by the Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Huddersfield (and a hog roast!).

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Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

According to new survey findings, having a smart meter installed at home does not necessitate lower energy bills.

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IAD Accreditation for Rexel’s Deeside branch

IAD Accreditation for Rexel’s Deeside branch

The Rexel Industrial Solutions Deeside branch has become the fifth UK Industrial Automation Distributor (IAD) under an initiative from Schneider Electric, making it the first within the Rexel network to receive the accolade.

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New Central London showroom for Hamilton

New Central London showroom for Hamilton

Hamilton Litestat has announced the opening of a brand new showroom and meeting room facilities at Cannon Green in the City of London – just a short walk from Cannon Street Station, located on Bush Lane in the heart of the ‘Square Mile’.

Delta Electronics reveals showcase of smart green products

Delta Electronics reveals showcase of smart green products

At Middle East Electricity 2019 (MEE), Delta – a global provider of power and thermal management solutions – unveiled its portfolio of smart green products and solutions for the creation of energy-efficient cities.

QuelQuick same day delivery service launched by Quelfire

QuelQuick same day delivery service launched by Quelfire

In order to take short lead times and convenient delivery to new heights, leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist passive fire protection products, Quelfire, has launched QuelQuick, a new same day delivery service to businesses and project sites across North West England.

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AEI Cables to supply cables for trio of warships

AEI Cables to supply cables for trio of warships

Working with prime contractor BAE Systems, AEI Cables has been selected as one of three companies to supply cables for three of Britain’s new Type 26 warships for the Royal Navy. AEI Cables will supply cable and wiring for the power, lighting and data communications circuits to the vessels, with 400 kilometres of cable being […]

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18th Edition label U-turn welcomed by Bureau Veritas

18th Edition label U-turn welcomed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas, electrical safety expert, has welcomed a U-turn on plans to change the labelling of new electrical installations as part of the 18th edition wiring regulations. Published on 2 July 2018, clause 514.12.1 of the BS 7671 – IET Wiring Regulations 18th edition initially sought to increase the font and size of electrical installation […]

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