electrical digest newsletter February 2012 Issue 4

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Featured Article:

Ellis Cable Cleats Inappropriate Cleats put Installations and Lives at Risk Warns Ellis Patents

Leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis recently issued a stark warning that incorrect interpretation of short-circuit test reports was leading to inappropriate cleats being inadvertently specified and installed.

Latest News:

Eleanor Bell NICEIC Contractor Nominated for Prestigious Prize

Eleanor Bell who runs her own sculpture and lighting design consultancy in Falmouth, Cornwall has been shortlisted in the south west region of the Lloyds TSB National Enterprise Awards  - an awards programme set up to recognise the achievements of graduates who have started up their own business.

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Legrand Launches Definitive Ladder Guide Legrand Launches Definitive Ladder Guide  

Legrand has underlined its cable management expertise by launching a new Swifts cable ladder guide aimed at ensuring contractors and specifiers are able to make the most informed choice every time they need to order and install ladder.

MK Electric and Convergent Home Technologies Join Forces MK Electric and Convergent Home Technologies Join Forces  

MK Electric – the UK’s leading manufacturer of wiring devices and accessories – has collaborated with home automation specialist, Convergent Home Technologies (CHT), to offer an advanced and cost-effective lighting, control, security and home entertainment system.

NAPIT Non-recognition Issues

NAPIT respect and actively promote the importance of impartiality when it comes to Competent Person Scheme operators.

Prysmian FP Installed at MediaCityUK 

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold® and FP Plus™ cables have been installed in Booths Food Store, a family owned supermarket chain within the MediaCityUK site at Salford Quays.

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Scottish Electrical Industry Makes Two New Appointments to Further Enhance Quality and Service    

Two significant new appointments will help the drive to provide the best possible quality of services for Scotland’s electrical industry.

Siemens to Increase Power Transmission Capacity Between England and Scotland

In a consortium with the Milan-based leading cable company Prysmian, Siemens Energy is to build a submarine DC interconnector in the Irish Sea. The order is worth more than 1.1 billion euros for the consortium.

A123 Systems to Supply Six Battery Energy Storage Solutions to Northern Powergrid

A123 Systems a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium ion batteries and systems, today announced that it will supply six Grid Battery Systems™ (GBSs) to Northern Powergrid, an electricity distribution network operator that delivers power to more than 3.8 million customers in the U.K.

Marshall Tufflex Nomination for Made By Britain Initiative

Marshall Tufflex has been nominated by Amber Rudd MP as a leading example of manufacturing from the Hastings and Rye constituency for Voltis Home, the domestic voltage optimiser.

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