Sauter Automation has risen to the challenge of the current circumstances and is supplying, installing and commissioning a new control panel, the associated electrical installation and all associated peripheral controls and engineering for a new 50 bed, emergency ward at the Royal Albert and Edward Infirmary in Wigan. 

The building of NHS Nightingale Hospitals in England during the pandemic has been supported by a range of ECA members, including Interserve, Kier, NG Bailey and Power Electrics.

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has welcomed the first steps announced on 21 May to get the sector in Scotland back to work – but insists health and safety and collaboration must be at the heart of the phased return.

Shaun Donaldson, who works out of JS Wright's Aston headquarters, was named mechanical engineering services apprentice of the year for the Midlands by JTL, a building services industry training provider, on the completion of his training. 

The medium combustion plant directive (MCPD) is a means of improving air quality. It controls SO2, NOx, CO and particulate emissions from plant equipment, by regulating medium sized equipment that performs combustion. The MCPD became law in December 2018, but there is still some confusion surrounding it. Clinton Noble, diesel generator sales manager at Finning UK & Ireland, addresses some frequently asked questions about the MCPD and back-up generators.

AMP Procurement Limited has announced it has purchased the intellectual property rights of Harland Simon UPS Limited (HSUPS) and established a new company, AMP Power Protection Limited (APPL), to run this business.