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electrical digest newsletter February 2012 Issue 1

Welcome to the electrical digest Editor's newsletter featuring the latest news and featured products from the industry. For more of the latest stories and product information read them on our website – www.electricaldigest.co.uk or read the January issue of our magazine using the link above.

Featured Article:

Part  P Consultation Paper 2012 Consultation on Changes to Part P the Electrical Safety - Dwellings

The department of Communities and Local Government have just published the 2012 consultation paper that sets out detailed proposals on Part P (Section three of four), relating to the 2012 Building Regulations consultation exercise. It includes proposals to reduce the cost associated with the provisions governing electrical safety in the home whilst not undermining safety benefits.

Latest News:

MK Decorative Collection MK Electric Launches ‘The Decorative Collection’

MK Electric introduces ‘The Decorative Collection’, a new range of finishes inspired by the latest interior design trends, which will meet the most demanding customer and client requirements whilst still retaining the quality, reliability and safety standards that MK Electric is renowned for

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Fees Frozen for NICEIC Registered Contractors  

In a move that will be welcomed by its 26,000 registered contractors, NICEIC has announced it is freezing all registration fees from April 2012 through to April 2013.

 New Book Aids Advances in Industrial Fan Technology 

Geoff Sheard, Fläkt Woods’ vice-president of fan technology, has written a new book, Advances in Industrial Technology, a mechanical digest aimed at providing information into the reality of what is needed to drive technological developments within the industrial fan industry.

2012 to be the year of enterprise 2012 to be the year of enterprise

Mark Prisk unveils a brand new interactive calendar listing key enterprise events throughout the year. The StartUp 2012: Enterprise Calendar on the StartUp Britain website highlights over 600 enterprise events across the country.

Prysmian Launches New Afumex Cable Range and Website 

To coincide with the launch of Prysmian’s Afumex range of low smoke zero halogen cables (LSOH) the company has introduced a new dedicated website. The portal is the source of information for the entire range, including Afumex 6491B, Afumex 6242B, Afumex BS6742 and Afumex LSX.  

EA Technology Joins Forces with Top University to Develop Energy Related Degree    

EA Technology's Power Skills Centre has joined forces with one of the UK's most prestigious higher education engineering establishments, Liverpool John Moores University, to develop a highly specialised master's degree in asset management for the energy industry.

Flexicon Flexible Conduit Protects Power and Data for Blackfriars Station

Balfour Beatty will be using Flexicon’s flexible conduit to protect all of the cabling for lighting, power, signalling and communications for the major redevelopment of Blackfriars station.

New Logo and Marketing Pack for JIB Members

To help JIB companies use their membership as a valuable promotion opportunity, the JIB has issued a pack to every member containing marketing guidance and a new company member logo bearing the strapline ‘the mark of a good employer’.

Megger Has The Right Kit For Installation Testing! Megger Has The Right Kit For Installation Testing!

For electrical contractors who prefer to use separate instruments rather than a multifunction tester for installation testing, Megger is now offering three convenient and comprehensive test kits.


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