Thursday, May 26, 2022

Nominations for the AEMT Awards are officially open

The nomination process for the 2022 Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) awards programme is now officially open. Building on its past successes,...

€1 million award for app-supported regreening programme

A project that aims to help farmers restore land and introduce more sustainable methods has secured a €1 million grant from the Dutch National...

Webinar: “A new era for waste management infrastructure to deliver net zero and clean...

Local authorities are legally required to introduce separate food waste collections from 2023. The UK government has said AD is the preferred treatment for...

Podcast explores hedgerows and nature-based careers

On 10 March, The Tree Council released the first three episodes of a new podcast series, Life On The Hedge, which explores "the magic...

Online learning provides solid foundation in pump technology

Professionals in the pumps sector can gain a comprehensive foundation in all aspects of this technology through a suite of accredited courses available via...

Government not sufficiently grappling with skills gap in relation to net zero

Inconsistent Government policy on green jobs and a knowledge-gap in necessary skills are resulting in missed opportunities, the Environmental Audit Committee warns In its...

Apprenticeship schemes deliver mutual benefit for business and young people

At any one time there are between 12,000 and 20,000 apprenticeships offered on the government apprenticeships page at a variety of companies large and...

Seminars to help construction industry protect wild habitats in urban areas

A new series of webinars and podcasts will discuss the ways in which the construction industry can better protect the UK’s biodiversity and wild...

Student competition showcases innovative designs to reconnect people with nature

Environmental charity Hubbub has announced the winners of its 2021 sustainable design competition for students, Design By Nature. Students (and recent graduates) across the UK were challenged to get back to nature, with briefs inspired by the idea that ‘Good things happen when we connect people to nature’.

Can hiring equipment bridge a skills gap?

The UK skills shortage has been amplified as a result of COVID-19, according to research which has apparently found that site managers are not...

The carbon capture race, and what it means for jobs

How big a challenge is presented by the task of removing CO2 from the atmosphere in accordance with climate targets? How far have we...

Sponsored Content: Water jetting academy makes COVID offer

The Water Jetting Training Academy in Poole, Dorset, is the first to provide a full range of facility-based training rather than rely on courses being delivered at client premises.

Firms appointed by utility to support £5 billion infrastructure programme in Scotland

Utility firm Scottish Water has appointed a network of companies that it says will enhance water and wastewater services, and support a forecasted £1...

Celebrating the extraordinary talent of women in engineering

On International Women in Engineering Day WCS Group shines a light on two of its talented engineers, Holly Waterman (above, left) and Mónica Rodrigues(above,...

Climate education project takes root in high school gardens

A project which aims to plant the seeds of climate awareness and action through gardening is branching out across Glasgow high schools. The University of...

Low-cost air quality monitors included in education packs for schoolchildren

Clean Air Day (17th June) was marked by hundreds of events across the UK. Fife Council and sustainability consultancy Ricardo have provided three Scottish...

UK government lagging far behind G7 peers in green jobs and investment plans, says...

UK seemingly ranks sixth for investment in net zero climate infrastructure – with only Japan scoring worse Report says UK Treasury plans for...

Appointments will enhance member support, says British Water

British Water has announced the appointment of Rachel Lewis as new vice chair of its UK Forum, further building on the expert-driven support it...

Firm partners with National Chemical Emergency Centre to bolster chemical response capability

Environmental risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has partnered with the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) to provide training for its employees to deal...

Net zero target will create up to 1.7 million new jobs by 2030, says...

The Government will not deliver on its commitment to net zero by 2050, say the authors of a new research paper, without taking radical...