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.

Led by the Gadget Show’s Georgie Barrat, a selection of photos have been chosen to challenge public misconceptions of engineering. 

To celebrate Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has today announced the winners of its annual photography competition in a bid to challenge misconceptions of engineering and demonstrate the ingenuity, breadth and vibrancy of the profession.

EMEX will open its doors next week, on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November at ExCeL in London.

ABB i-bus KNX technology is being used to maintain optimum conditions for guests at the new Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi. The temperature, ventilation and even the operation of glass heating in 71 glass igloos from luxurious Finnish hotelier, Santa’s Hotels, are being individually controlled with ABB i-bus KNX technology.

Recolight, a specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amel Gharbi to the role of operations and compliance manager.