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Macmillan Cancer Support is uniting with nine companies from the construction, electrical and home improvement sector for its ‘Just Say the Word’ male cancer campaign. Benchmarx Kitchens and Joinery, CEF, ISG plc, Mace, Selco Builders Warehouse, telent Technology Services, Topps Tiles, Travis Perkins and Wolseley have joined forces with the charity to raise awareness of the impact of cancer on men and encourage those who need it to access support

Western Business Exhibitions, organiser of The Health & Safety Event, has announced the winners of the inaugural Safety and Health Excellence (SHE) Awards. The ceremony, sponsored by 3M, was hosted by Rory Bremner the VOX, Birmingham and saw an attendance of over 420 professionals from the safety, fire safety, security and facilities industries.

Main contractors who do not pay their supplier promptly are to be banned from bidding for public sector contracts, the government says.

The measure is among a package of proposed measures to help smaller businesses win public sector and government contracts.

Lighting Control requirement in commercial environments may occur for many reasons including building control regulations, environmental standards, or simply the desire to save energy and money.

Scolmore’s new intelligent dimmer module eliminates flickering and is easier to control than regular dimmers. It is essentially two dimmers in one, to offer installers maximum compatibility.

Committed to an on-going new product development programme to bring the latest technologies to market, leading security solutions provider, ESP, announces the introduction of a brand new 4 Megapixel CCTV range. The launch supplies the market with a complete collection of superior quality, high end CCTV products and sets ESP apart as providing the most comprehensive CCTV range through the electrical wholesaler.

Stephen Bray, delivery driver at CEF, has been crowned Driver of the Year at the 2018 What Van? Awards.

Driver of the Year, a new addition to the awards, recognises exceptional driving performance across light commercial vehicle fleets. Beating almost 10,000 other drivers, Stephen picked up the award after consistently achieving 100% on his driving performance – a statistic provided by Lightfoot, the in-van technology which promotes safe and environmentally-friendly driving.

Olson Electronics has recently released its new website to enable purchasing of its products online for the very first time. The website is a significant improvement from their previous version and has been released in-line with their 55-years of British manufacturing celebration. With Olson being the market leader of PDUs and highly regarded within the industry, I can already see this will be welcomed by all of Olson’s current and future customers.

By Stewart Langdon MSLL, business development director, Mackwell Electronics

So, the scene has been set, we have our smart tool, the phone or tablet; we have Apps and we have wireless, 4G and other smart networks which is great news, but what does it really give us? Well to be honest, this is where the hype kicks in and perhaps the confusion. For a definition of the Internet of Things I refer you to this definition from Wikipedia; the Internet of Things is the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as ‘connected devices’ and ‘smart devices’), buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software sensors, actuators and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data

The 4th annual UtiliNet Europe 2018 draws together 100+ utility telecom and cyber-security professionals for 3 intensive days of packet telecom implementation reviews. 14+ case studies reveal how European TSOs and DSOs are future-proofing their telecom networks to ensure high levels of reliability and cyber security as the migration from SDH to IP-MPLS and MPLS-TP takes hold.

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