Tridonic opens lighting academy and tech hub

Tridonic UK, a manufacturer and enabler for smart, connected lighting, has opened a technology hub at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London and invested in a new Connected Lighting Academy, in its Basingstoke headquarters. These investments are central to its digital and business transformation strategy, designed to help support and educate its OEM partners…

Three blasts rock Kabul, killing more than a dozen

Three explosions have rocked Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing a total of at least 15 people and wounding dozens of others, according to officials. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Three explosions have rocked Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing a total of at least 15 people and wounding dozens of others, according to officials. Eight employees of the ministry…

Sheikh Isa Qassim calls on Bahraini people to rise up against injustice

Bahrain’s highest religious authority Sheikh Isa Qassim called on the Bahraini people to rise up against “injustice”. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Bahrain’s highest religious authority Sheikh Isa Qassim called on the Bahraini people to rise up against “injustice”. In a statement on Wednesday, the cleric explained that the most “dangerous” form of injustice manifests itself…

Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul on a bus carrying government employees on Thursday. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul on a bus carrying government employees on Thursday. In a statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms…

NICEIC renews sponsorship with Luton Town

NICEIC has renewed its deal to sponsor newly-promoted Championship side Luton Town FC. The NICEIC logo will appear on the back of the Hatters’ shorts and away kits for the 2019/20 season. The latest deal marks a decade of continued sponsorship between NICEIC and the club. This season’s partnership will kick off in style, with…

Hundreds embrace Islam in Ghana village

Hundreds of people in a village in northeastern Ghana have recently converted to Islam. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Hundreds of people in a village in northeastern Ghana have recently converted to Islam. According to al-alukah.net website, a total of 473 residents of Yabala village have embraced Islam over the past months. They learned about Islam…

Homing in on surge protection

On the back of a 20-year partnership, Hager and Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest housebuilding companies, are working together to ensure safety remains the number one priority for the owners of the developers’ newly built homes following recent electrical industry regulation changes. As a result of the introduction of the 18th Edition of…

ECA issues five-point plan for new Government

A five-point plan for the new Government to improve the UK’s built environment has been set out by leading engineering services body, ECA. The proposals include reforming cash retentions, reducing false self-employment, and preventing the use of unskilled labour. ECA CEO, Steve Bratt, comments, “If the new Government is to deliver a range of key…

CEF invites customers to opening of new store

CEF, the UK’s leading electrical wholesaler, has opened a brand new store in Stratford-upon-Avon and is inviting local customers to its official opening this August. CEF – which has nearly 400 stores nationwide – supplies everything from cable and lamps to sockets, ventilation, heating and switchgear, and its new store in Stratford-upon-Avon is already fully…