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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...

White vans go green: Half a million builders and plumbers needed to reach Net...

New research appears to show that a “retrofit army” of nearly half a million builders, electricians and plumbers will be needed to meet the Government’s objective of becoming Net Zero by 2050

Women innovators celebrated as C40 tech challenge winners announced

Four women were announced in late September as the winners of C40’s 2nd Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020. The winners were: Lorena Gordillo Dagallier from...

Put working conservationists at the heart of conservation policy, says charitable trust

The "unsung heroes of conservation" are being celebrated by a new website "Working for Wildlife", launched by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT)....

New CEO at Finnish measurement firm

Environmental and industrial measurement firm Vaisala has appointed Kai Öistämö (b. 1964) as President and CEO. Öistämö starts at the firm on 1 October,...

80% of oil workers considering career impacts of climate change

New study shows half in oil and gas have considered new role in renewable energy industry – or are already diversifying into it Eight...

Land redevelopment and rewilding firm hires 20 environmental consultants

A Scots firm that focuses on large scale land redevelopment and rewilding has hired 20 environmental consultants after a global recruitment drive. Kaitiaki Consulting, which...

Instrument specialist joins ultrasonic flowmeters firm

Martin Hardwidge joined clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeter specialist Katronic Technologies at the beginning of July to take on the role of Global Sales Manager, working...

Online “green-career boosting” course launched by IEMA and partner

In April IEMA welcomed the launch of Health, Safety and Environmental training specialist Astutis Ltd's first online ‘Green-Career boosting’ course for everyone working in...

Water industry still needs to address exclusion, says OFWAT chief

A glass ceiling is still “looming over” women working across the water industry and despite some progress, the sector is being held back by...
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RRC IEMA Environmental Management qualifications (sponsored)

RRC is a well-established health and safety and environmental management training provider, with over 90 years experience of delivering high-quality training and education worldwide

Bringing people together to deliver clean water in Tanzania

Situated in the mountains of north-western Tanzania, the rural district of Karagwe was once an influential kingdom where wealth was measured in cattle. While...

Virtual reality training wins water industry innovation award

Drainage and utility specialist Lanes Group plc has won the Institute of Water of Innovation Award 2020 for the South East Region for leading...

Events will address current challenges in energy grid communication

Energy software provider COPA-DATA has announced the program for the first of four zenon "Energy Day" events planned for 2020. The firm has, so...

Water trade association pledges to improve gender equality

• Trade association calls for "a sector where everyone can succeed" • Pledge made to ensure equality within its own workforce • Commitment to bring more...

Sponsored content: IEMA sustainability skills for the workforce and managers – new courses launched

RRC is proud to announce the launch of two new IEMA sustainability courses: "Sustainability Skills for the Workforce", and "Sustainability Skills for Managers." The group...

Webinar will look at how to develop an effective corporate net zero strategy

The first in a series of webinars to help organizations develop a practical and actionable net zero strategy will be hosted by environmental consultancy...
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Sponsored content: Role play delivers communication success

Lanes Group plc has used a professional actor to carry out role-play training for line managers

From refugee to senior engineer: One person’s story

Biniam Haddish is a former refugee from East Africa who now holds a senior position at National Grid Energy System Operator (ESO). In 2005,...
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Funds for real-time nutrient sensing

An overhaul of British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training means plant operatives will now undertake onsite assessment to complete the course