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Day: July 30, 2004

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WEEE delayed

The Department of Trade and Industry has confirmed that the UK’s implementation of an EU law requiring businesses to recycle their old IT, electronics and electrical equipment will be delayed until October. The Waste Electrical Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and the Restricting

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Gambica announces launch of WEEE compliance scheme

Gambica, a trade association for instrumentation, control, automation and instrumentation companies, has announced the launch of a compliance scheme to meet the needs of business-to-business product manufacturers and importers under the forthcoming WEEE regulations. B2B Compliance will be registering as a compliance

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London Energy launches online account service

London Energy has launched Energy Zone, an online electricity account service for its major business customers. It allows customers to view and download data for any specific half-hourly meter or account and obtain data for any range of invoice periods. Energy Zone

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Most IT professionals unprotected from power outages

Almost 60% of IT professionals believe their networks have inadequate protection from future power outages, according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of American Power Conversion. The research was carried out in May and comprises over 300 responses from IT-decision makers,

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Schneider Electric wins £205k wastewater contract

Schneider Electric has been awarded a £205,000 contract to provide variable speed drives, transformers and ring main units to KMI Water for the development of the St Helen’s wastewater treatment plant in Merseyside. The company will supply the products through its three

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Smart suits

Semiconductor-maker Infineon recently demonstrated a man’s jacket that has a built-in MP3 player and can link up with a mobile phone over Bluetooth. The coat was developed in partnership with Rosner, a German clothing manufacturer, and is called the mp3blue. Woven into

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French government to discipline ‘lazy’ electricity employee

The French government is to take action against an employee of state-owned electricity company EDF for authoring a book on work-time laziness, according to the BBC. In Bonjour Paresse, or Hello Laziness, Corinne Maier advises readers on how to do as little

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