The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) is pleased to welcome Jason Morgan, managing director of HPC as its new president.

Announced at this year’s BCAS ball held on the 24 November at the Savoy Hotel in London, Morgan, who has been BCAS Vice President since June this year, takes over the role from James Maziak, managing director of Maziak Compressors.

The Electrical Industries Trading Company, in support of the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC), is thrilled to announce powerBall 2018 was a tremendous success and raised over £160,000. With dozens of companies and individuals donating £1,000 each in support of those who are suffering with mental health issues. Electrical Review editor, Elinore Mackay, was delighted to be able to support the charity on the evening.

Rohde & Schwarz today announced Demystifying EMC 2019, featuring presentations on subjects from CISPR standardisation work to BREXIT, will take place on 28 January 2019 at Silverstone. Participants will receive updates on regulations and standards, brush up on good practice in circuit design, see practical demonstrations – and IET members will be able to collect CPD points.

More than 450 electricians attended Aintree racecourse in Liverpool recently for NICEIC and ELECSA’s Live North event.

With just over one month to go until the launch of the 18th Edition contractors were able to access a variety of technical talks from some of the nation’s leading electrical experts.

The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) has named this year’s recipient of the Primary Engineer Rogers Knight Award as Gary Kelleher, product support sales manager (GB) from Aylesford based BOMAG - the world market leader in the field of Compaction Technology. The award to Kelleher was in recognition of his contribution to furthering the engagement of primary pupils in STEM projects. It was made at a ceremony at the BCAS annual ball held at The Savoy Hotel on Saturday 24 November 2018.

The Smart Green and Green Building Expo will be held in the Arena MK, Milton Keynes on 1 May 2019.

The event will bring together over 1,500 construction companies, developers, policy makers, project owners, building owners, government and municipal bodies, architectural and design firms, facility managers, property managers, large industrial companies and key suppliers of smart and sustainable building technology and equipment.

Engineering is the fourth most trusted profession in the UK, a new truth league table has revealed.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) worked with the 2018 Ipsos MORI Veracity Index, which has been tracking the latest movements in Briton’s trust in the key professions since the 1980s, to have engineering included for the very first time./p>

Expanding its client portfolio in the leisure sector, mechanical and electrical services specialist Mitton Group have won a tender let by Mitchells & Butlers, a large operator of restaurants, pubs and bars in the UK.

23-year old Rhys Boni has been crowned 2018 SkillELECTRIC champion after excelling in a two-day practical competition at WorldSkills UK LIVE – the nation’s largest skills and careers event with over 80,000 visitors. 

The latest quarterly sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore, has revealed up to eight out of ten engineering services organisations say they typically receive payment more than 30 days after the due date. This comes despite over half (56%) of buyers inserting under-30-day payment clauses in their contracts.

Reanna Evans of NG Bailey has been named as the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year 2018 and Elementa as the CIBSE Employer of the Year.

Evans was selected from a shortlist of eight finalists and Elementa came out on top after six firms reached the final stage of the CIBSE Young Engineers’ Awards sponsored by Andrews Water Heaters; Kingspan Industrial Insulation, Swegon Group and the CIBSE Patrons.