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Government initiative grants £1m for virtual and augmented reality development (AWE) in construction

The Innovate UK funding, secured by a Soluis Group-led consortium, will aid the development an Augmented Worker System (AWE). Targeting cost, waste and productivity …

Survey: Over 1 in 2 electrotechnical businesses say CSR boosts staff retention

In a new survey from the ECA and CCS, 51% of electrotechnical businesses said that engagement with CSR helps to ‘improve staff retention and recruitment’…

Government announces over £109m funding for driverless and low carbon projects

£109.7 million of government funding has been announced this week to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles..

INAB and the UK Space Agency sign agreement to protect forests in Guatemala

The UK Space Agency will fund a three-year £5.3 million project in Guatemala to use cutting edge technology to tackle illegal logging…

VIDEO: Thames Water – Drones are a ‘gamechanger’ for health and safety

A benefit that drones bring is to enable the inspection cranes and other equipment at height without putting people into potentially hazardous situations…

SSIP slashes £50m in red tape

New figures compiled by the Safety Schemes in Procurement Forum (SSIP) highlight over £50m in savings made by clients last year by cutting down on form filling…

RigDeluge® Problems, Lessons, Solutions & Costs

Sprinkler heads fail through blocking caused by marine by-products, causing system failure and expensive, repetitive service and maintenance regimes…

HSE International hears from Mick Borwell, Oil & Gas UK

“The annual compilation of statistics to the end of 2015, indicates how our sector is performing in key areas such as personal and process safety…”

POSEIDON Project – New light sensor to spot deadly bacteria in minutes

The European group POSEIDON has developed a scanner to spot the deadly Legionella bacteria in under one hour; a process that normally takes 10 days…

ABC Electrification: Shaping the Future

ABC Electrification is one of four suppliers who will deliver a 10 year, Network Rail programme, seeing the electrification of over 3,000km of railways…

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