Top marks for apprenticeship scheme

UK Power Networks’ apprenticeship programme has achieved the highest standards set by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The apprenticeship has been accredited by the IET, recognising the quality of the company’s specialist training to keep power supplies flowing to 8.4 million homes and businesses across London, the South East and East of England.…

Major Bahraini opposition societies and leaders mourn Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Major political societies in Bahrain expressed their condolences over the martyrdom of Palestinian correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Major political societies in Bahrain expressed their condolences over the martyrdom of Palestinian correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh. Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society offered their “deepest condolences to all the free media people and journalists in…

Lebanese Hezbollah condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

Condemning the terrorist attack on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Lebanese Hezbollah expressed sympathy for the country’s army. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Condemning the terrorist attack on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Lebanese Hezbollah expressed sympathy for the country’s army. Hezbollah in a statement issued over the terrorist attack said that the terrorists’ aim is to strike at Egypt’s…

ECS Check welcomes 1,500th registration

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) has announced Salford City Council as the 1,500th organisation to register for ECS Check. Launched in early 2020, ECS Check provides a free-to-access digital solution that enables the industry to verify all electrotechnical personnel on-site throughout the supply chain. This has provided a simple solution, using the recognised ECS card…

Announcing Circular Lighting Live

Recolight has announced Circular Lighting Live, the UK’s first major in person event dedicated to sustainable lighting. It will take place on 22 September, at the Cavendish Centre, London. Established by Ray Molony, and Recolight and supported by LightingEurope and Defra, the event is a vital step on the industry’s journey to a low carbon,…

A stroke of genius

Makita has launched its first XGT 80VMax Disc Cutter, to offer professionals a powerful cordless solution that delivers output equivalent to traditional 2-stroke alternatives – with the added safety and improved usability benefits of cordless. The CE001G XGT 80VMax 355mm Disc Cutter is powered using two XGT 40VMax batteries and delivers an impressive maximum output…