A golden anniversary for Pemsa

Cable tray manufacturer Pemsa is celebrating 50 years of experience, knowledge and success within the cable management systems marketplace. Founded in 1969, the company says that it responded to a real need to organise and, above all, facilitate the future maintenance of electrical installations by designing, manufacturing and supplying quality solutions for installers. The solutions…

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Thermal efficiency target behind schedule

Renovate Europe, a political campaign group targeting an 80% reduction in energy use in buildings across Europe by 2050, has reported that the EU are currently behind target, particularly in the domestic sector. There are an estimated 200 million dwellings in the EU that need renovating, it claims, and improved energy conservation measures are also…

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Solar PV company directors jailed

Two directors of a Warrington-based solar panel company have been handed four-year jail sentences for fraudulently deceiving customers and falsely claiming to be NICEIC registered. The two men were each sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court following an investigation by Warrington trading standards. James Thomas Birchall, 36, was found guilty of 12 offences of fraud and…

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Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi jailed in US on unspecified charges

Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been detained and imprisoned in the United States for unspecified reasons. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been detained and imprisoned in the United States…

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