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As part of its commitment to supporting the next generation of electricians and inspiring others to take up electrical apprenticeships, Martindale Electric was delighted to sponsor this year’s SkillElectric 2016, the electrical industry’s skills competition.

Appointment of UK & European Managing Director

The LED Group is pleased to announce the recent promotion of John Humphery to UK & European Managing Director

In his new position, John will draw on his extensive sales and marketing experience to bring fresh energy and a harmonised approach to our European business.

Transport minister John Hayes has announced Zapinamo has been awarded £2.2m by the Department of Transport, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and InnovateUK under the Low Emissions Freight Trial to work with WMG and others to trial technology for ultra high speed rapid and movable charging technology for commercial vehicles.

Combining a tough rugged construction with stylish design, the range of polycarbonate cabinets offer excellent protection for a wide range of equipment such as control panels, keypads, AEDs and other important devices.

The nature of today’s digital economy and the surge in data from connected devices has fuelled the growth of edge data centres, which ensure IT services remain reliable, resilient and available. Schneider Electrictoday released new research into data centre availability and why edge computing sites are having a disproportionate affect on the resilience and reliability of digital IT services.

DILO Armaturen und Anlagen, a specialist manufacturer of SF6 gas handling equipment, has developed a new remote commissioning unit. With the new CommGuard Web device it is possible, for the very first time, to fill gas insulated components, such as porcelain insulators, with SF6 gas to a constant gas density in a controlled and safe way.

As network operators and consumers become more and more aware of the importance of the security of supply in electrical power systems, they are becoming increasingly interested in the continuous measurement of power quality. In order to identify problems at an early stage and to be able to take appropriate preventative measures, the first step is to use a suitable measuring system to closely analyse the supply system or technical equipment over a longer time period. Depending on the specific facility and application, the requirements to be met by a suitable measuring system are very varied and include a wide range of different measurement functions.

Formerly Borri, Power Control (PCL) has received a glowing review for its electrical expertise and high performance UPS solutions from one of the world’s largest travel sites.

Due to continued business expansion, the global travel review company recently replaced its 60kVA, end of life unit with the purchase of two Borri B8000FXS 20kVA UPS units, which are now handling added capacity the company’s newest facility.

Testing underground – and undersea – high-voltage power cables is always a challenging task and has often involved the use of huge lorry-mounted test sets. As Damon Mount of Megger explains, however, recent developments mean that much smaller, easily transportable test sets can now provide results that are accurate, detailed and dependable.

  • 08 February 2017 - 08 February 2017
  • 8 February 2017
  • Barbican Exhibition Hall 2 London

  • 15 March 2017 - 16 March 2017
  • 15-16 March 2017
  • 9:30 - 17:00

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017
Time:
9:00am - 4.00pm
Venue:
The Crystal, 1 Siemens Brothers Way, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1GB

  • 28 March 2017 - 28 March 2017
  • The Crystal
  • 1 Siemens Brothers Way

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