Smart technology makes people’s lives easier; it ensures businesses work more efficiently; and it helps combat climate change. Now’s the time for contractors to get smart about smart homes (and commercial spaces) and the vast opportunities the connected living market brings, says CEF.
It is vital that train manufacturers today keep trains operating with minimal disruption and downtime. With more passengers relying on train services than ever before, it is crucial that engineers have access to the components they need quickly to undergo repair and maintenance work. Paul Bentley, managing director of GD Rectifiers explains how power electronic components are helping keep the UK’s infrastructure running seamlessly.
Faced with growing pressure to reduce carbon emissions, European countries are increasingly making moves to power trains with electricity instead of diesel. In the UK, however, progress has often appeared hampered. Simone Bruckner, managing director at Cressall Resistors, looks at why the electrification of rail transport should be prioritised.