Entries are now open for the 2019 Electrical Review Excellence Awards, in partnership with Riello UPS.
David Sutcliffe has been appointed as the new sector head for automotive for Siemens Digital Factory in the UK.
Following a period of rapid growth within the sector, Sutcliffe, who has been with Siemens for over 20 years, will be responsible for the development and implementation of the business strategy to drive further growth in the automotive market.
The stigma around mental health issues is one of the biggest silent killers in the electrical sector, but you have the power to change this by donating just £1 to the Electrical Industries Charity’s (EIC) powerLottery. powerLottery is EIC’s number one fundraising stream which helps to save and improve the lives of those who are currently struggling from mental health problems and are in need of support to help them look forward to a brighter future.
This year Danfoss Drives is celebrating two anniversaries for its’ VLT and Vacon brands. It’s 50 years since the Danfoss VLT 5 Drive was launched, being the worlds’ first mass-produced AC Drive and 25 years since Vacon was founded, originally under the name of Vaasa Control. To celebrate this event the company is running a competition to find the oldest drives still in service.
Scotland’s energy minister, Paul Wheelhouse MSP (pictured), yesterday took a demonstration tour aboard the Sea Puffin, the world’s first 'daughter craft' based on Surface-Effect-Ship technology. This innovative design uses air cushion technology to dampen out motions in rough seas, enhancing comfort for crew and passengers. This allows for improved access to offshore wind turbines in harsh weather conditions, at the same time saving fuel consumption.
Bsria will speak and exhibiting at the Smart Buildings Show 2018 – taking place on Wednesday 7 & Thursday 8 November at the Barbican, London. The team will be based at stand no B6 – where colleagues will highlight the member offering which covers: practical guidance; networks; webinars and discounted training; online access to business and technical information; and influence on policy.