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SummitSkills appoints new head of environmental technologies


SUMMITSKILLS has appointed Nigel Hollett as head of environmental technologies.


Hollett will lead the green agenda for the BSE sector, engaging


stakeholders and enhancing SummitSkills’ profi le in this area. Setting occupational standards, developing qualifi cations and ensuring competency of those working with


environmental technologies will be key to his role. Keith Marshall, chief executive of SummitSkills, said: ‘Environmental skills and technologies are increasingly important and Nigel’s experience will be highly benefi cial. His placement comes as we are developing the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, which will transform the way the sector plans, develops and delivers renewable and environmental technology skills.’


NG Bailey targets 20 per cent C02


NG BAILEY HAS COMMITTED TO reducing its carbon footprint by 20 per cent by the end of 2012. The building services provider has already reduced its carbon output by 7.7 per cent in the last year, but aims to do more to contribute to the government’s 34 per cent carbon reduction target for the UK by 2020.


cut by 2012


NG Bailey is also committed to reducing its impact on sites through the development of a suite of eco-friendly site cabins – it hopes to reduce emissions by up to 40 per cent. The company recently announced its


fi nancial results for the year to 26 February 2010 – making a pre-tax profi t of £19.9m despite a drop in turnover.


Electrium product recall ELECTRIUM HAS ISSUED A SECOND PRODUCT recall notice for certain Electrium Miniature Circuit Breakers, sold under the brand names Wylex, Crabtree (Loadstar only) and Volex, supplied from April 2009 to February 2010. Products supplied outside these dates are unaffected.


A small number of devices have not been performing as required, which can lead to a potential risk of burning in a small number of installations.


Devices affected between the dates above are: MCB Rating Wylex


Crabtree (Loadstar only) 6 Amp NSB06 6M1B06


10 Amp NSB10 6M1B10 16 Amp NSB16 6M1B16


VB06 VB10 VB16


Electrium has put in place a free retrofi t of replacement parts in affected premises. This work must be carried out by a qualifi ed, competent electrician; under no circumstances should the general public attempt any aspect of this work.


If you purchased or installed any of the products listed, between the dates shown, visit www. mcbexchange.co.uk/electrium or call 0844 5564787.


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