The BCIA calls for the entire controls industry to submit entries for its 2017 BCIA Awards, to gain the recognition they deserve and celebrate the achievements of their industry.

The ECA has announced the creation of Power Players - a new initiative which aims to identify and promote some of the leading professionals across the building services engineering sector, by providing a platform to showcase innovation, excellence and success.

Power Players is being run across the country by the ECA and partners, who will be confirmed in due course. The initiative will open to entries in Spring 2017.

Bsria is proud to support Data Centre World taking place at ExCel London on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March 2017. As part of supporting Data Centre World, Bsria will present at the conference and be on hand to answer your data centre design and build questions at the exhibition.

Providing a financial and practical support network for those who need help the most in our industry is just one small part of what the Electrical Industries Charity offers. But for those who are going through the most challenging circumstances in their lives, this can have a huge impact on securing a better future.

Work-based learning company JTL has appointed a new head of marketing and communications. Cathie Foster joins the provider of apprenticeships in the electrical and plumbing and heating sectors based at its Birmingham Centre of Excellence.

Prime minister Theresa May has outlined steps in an industrial strategy to build on the country’s strengths.

Bsria has announced the passing of the head of its energy and environment team, Reginald Brown, who has passed away after a short illness.

Science fiction has taught us to fear things that are out of our control. Whether its alien invaders from another planet, highly-evolved apes or artificially intelligent robots, sci-fi culture is built on humanity’s fear of being second in command. With that being said, automated equipment and robotics are the basis of any smart factory, meaning that to stay competitive, manufacturers must learn to embrace this technology. Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of industrial parts supplier, EU Automation, explains

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