Thursday, June 24, 2021

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...

Student opportunity relaunched as Climate Change Thought Leadership Award

An industry award programme for students has been relaunched with a new focus on rewarding innovative approaches and research into climate change solutions. The Climate...

Life sciences expert and former FT journalist joins IBioIC to lead industry engagement

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) has appointed Liz Fletcher as its new director of business engagement and operations, to support the growth of...

Environmental risk reduction firm announces changes to senior leadership team

Environmental risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has announced changes to its senior leadership team effective 1 March 2021. The firm says the appointments...

Consultancy appoints global PFAS expert

Professional services firm Tetra Tech, a provider of consulting and engineering services, has welcomed Dr Ian Ross to its PFAS (poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances)...

Green Homes Grant cut will be “a wrecking ball” to jobs, says TUC

New analysis estimates that of the 100,000 new jobs the government promised through the scheme, just 14,500 have been created to date The...

Women should consider careers in recycling, says plastics expert

Women are involved in every level of the materials recycling industry and this certainly seems to be confirmed by Axion Polymers, where they hold...

Early March event showcases best low-carbon ideas of Scotland’s apprentices

Low carbon solutions with the potential to make an impact on the quest for net zero will be showcased during an online event on...

Sponsored content: Announcing Recolight’s webinar series for 2021

Recolight has announced a new Circular Economy webinar series for 2021. It will build on the events held in 2020, and the progress being made by the lighting industry

93% of industry without skills to meet 2050 climate targets

Only half (53%) of UK engineering firms think net zero by 2050 is achievable for them. 1 in 2 are currently experiencing a...

Sponsored content: On board with seals expertise

On the 1st of November 2020, the Board of Directors of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd were delighted to announce that Mr James Winn, the great grandson of the founder of the company has been appointed to the Board.
Mr Chris Winn, Chairman, Dr Keith Erskine, Deputy Chairman

New appointments at corrosion and sealing expert

On the 6th of October 2020, the board of Directors of Winn & Coales International Ltd were delighted to announce that Mr Chris Winn, the great grandson of the founder of the company has succeeded his father, Mr David Winn OBE, as the Chairman of the Group.
David Winn

David Winn obituary notice

It is with profound sadness, that the board of Directors of Winn & Coales International announce the death of Company Chairman Mr David Winn OBE.

Gearing for growth: Water engineering firm appoints experienced hand as CFO

Water engineering solutions firm ELIQUO Hydrok has welcomed Peter Wroe as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as of October 2020. He has a remit to...