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Chronic underinvestment in UK infrastructure claims MCA

UK infrastructure is a paradox. We have world-renowned capabilities in architecture, engineering and construction. Yet, with some exceptions, like the Olympics and Crossrail, our record at creating business, service and communications infrastructure is a best indifferent. There is chronic underinvestment. We need to spend around £500bn to bring the UK’s transport, energy and telecoms networks

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True Grit

With the annual 1st April increase in Landfill Tax, and publication of guidance by the Environment Agency, there has never been a better time to investigate road sweeper and gully waste reprocessing systems says George Anderson, Director of the Siltbuster Group.

Since it was brought into existence in 1996, “with the intention of driving councils

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Polypipe flies the flag for UK manufacturing by welcoming Business Minister Michael Fallon

Polypipe, the UK’s largest plastic piping systems manufacturer, today (28 May 2013) hosted a special visit from the Minister of State for Business and Energy, the Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP.

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Fibrelite Chosen for New State of the Art City Centre Retail Centre

Fibrelite, the world’s largest manufacturer of lightweight composite access covers has supplied 190 trench covers (FM45) to be installed at a state of the art Shopping Centre; chosen for their health and safety benefits. This contemporary retail development once finished will have a floor space of 1million sq ft and a forecasted footfall of 23 million visitors in its first year.

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Fibrelite are now RIBA CPD Providers Network Accredited

Fibrelite, who specialise in the design and manufacture of composite watertight underground containment systems including fully watertight access covers is delighted to announce the following RIBA CPD Providers Network material is now available to book as a CPD seminar:

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Do your homework on home working, says Performance Telecom

The concept of home working is coming back to the top of the agenda this summer with many organisations being encouraged to give staff the flexibility to stay away from the office in order to reduce pressure on transport systems during the Olympics.

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Fibrelite, the world's leading and largest manufacturer of composite manhole covers fights metal theft!

Fibrelite’s lightweight, incredibly strong fibreglass composite covers with zero re-sale value in the scrap market are the perfect metal theft deterrent.

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A Long-term low carbon energy STRATEGY is vital for A prosperous UK

An urgent remodelling of the UK’s energy infrastructure is vital if the country wants to decarbonise without -the lights going out and not be reliant on imported energy supplies, says a new report by the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) at the University of Oxford.

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BLAST FOOTAGE PROMPTS WARNING – amazing footage

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has taken the bold step of releasing CCTV footage of the moment a house exploded, just yards from firefighters and the residents they rescued seconds earlier.

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GMB CONSULTING IT'S MEMBERS

GMB in the North East today criticised NPower over it threat to cut the pay of it workers unable to get to work in the bad weather conditions affecting the region.

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Top Ten Tips For Cheaper Commercial Electricity

The cost of gas and electricity has never been higher so it is no surprise that public sector organisations of all types and sizes are looking at ways to cut down on consumption. What many are also waking up to is that there is no such thing as customer loyalty with UK energy suppliers and – by staying with one supplier from one year to the next – you will end up paying more expensive rates. The difference between ‘new customer’ and ‘repeat business’ electricity rates, for example, can mean a saving of £2,000 a year for a non-domestic building using an average 25,000 kilowatt hours.

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