Shortlist announced for competition showcasing young professionals in Scotland’s green energy sector

Almost 40 finalists of the 2018 Young Professionals Green Energy Awards were announced on 9 April. More than 80 entrants, who’ve worked in Scotland’s...

E&S outstrips national average for job satisfaction, pay and employment

Job satisfaction for the environment & sustainability profession continues to outperform the UK average

Digital strategy essential for success in waste management industry, as London masterclass discusses

Some of the principal players in the waste management industry gathered at Google’s St Giles Street office in London in early February to participate...

WWEM 2018 sees return of Instrumentation Apprentice Competition and new WIPAC Learning Zone

This year’s WWEM Conference will take place in Telford on 21 - 22 November 2018

Waste management firm joins DVSA earned recognition pilot scheme

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) launched its earned recognition pilot scheme on 31 January with Luton-based waste and resource recycling firm Cawleys one of just 31 companies taking part
Robert Malcolm

Driver for water utility clocks up nearly 50 years of public service

A Scottish Water tanker driver has clocked up nearly five decades of public service in Fife
Erica Kemp

Offering a bespoke service

A Q&A with Erica Kemp, recently appointed managing director of multidisciplinary environmental consultancy Ecus Ltd.

New category at Scottish green energy awards recognises Year of Young People

Scotland’s top renewable energy apprentice will be honoured for the first time at this year’s Young Professionals Green Energy Awards, which launched on 10...

UK Asbestos Training Association updates rules of membership to address threat to industry standards

UKATA says it has overhauled its rules of membership to counter a threat from sub-standard service providers.

Coping with the unexpected

Bruce Wishart, founder of award-winning spill containment firm Empteezy, offers thoughts on Brexit, the changing face of the spills sector and safeguarding your premises •...

Security and skills the top concerns for companies investing in new technologies

CBI calls for joint commission in 2018 on impact of Artificial Intelligence Over the next five years, the top three technologies that are set to...

UK must capitalise on “golden opportunity” to deliver future-fit infrastructure and build sustainability skills,...

Only half of Environment & Sustainability Professionals are confident those working on infrastructure projects have the right skills Sustainability Skills Charter being created to tackle...

Energy from waste facility hosts event aimed at encouraging chemistry exploration

In late August, Colnbrook’s Lakeside Energy from Waste facility and Education Centre opened its doors to chemists young and old, in an event which...

Gas analysis firm director wins IoD award

Managing director of Geotech, Dean Kavanagh, has been named the Institute of Directors (IoD) West Midlands Non-Executive Director of the Year. In addition to...

Video showcases student’s effort to develop eco-friendly technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ilrNeKG4D8&feature=youtu.be A University of Leicester student has participated in a new video that promotes his environmental research – and highlights opportunities for fellow researchers. Stylianos...

Fife students reach new heights with virtual reality training for offshore wind turbine technicians

An ‘Immersive Hybrid Reality’ (iHR) laboratory, providing ultra-realistic training environments for offshore wind turbine technicians, was unveiled on 15 June at the Rosyth Campus...

Installers trade organisation technical helpline rated highly

Feedback from a recent survey appears to show that NAPIT members found its technical helpline service "incredibly useful" when requesting help with a job. 95...

Webinar to explain package version of Veolia’s Exelys™ sludge treatment technology

Veolia Water Technologies UK (Veolia) is running a webinar on 29 June at 2pm to explain the benefits of its Package Exelys™ sludge treatment...

Two major asbestos-in-soils courses announced

Comprehensive courses will lay foundations for house builders charged with brownfield development, says training provider As the drive to build more new homes in...

Drain repair course to take place in June

WRc has announced the dates for its next two-day "Essentials for Managing Drain Repair" course: 6 and 7 June 2017, at WRc in Swindon....
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