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Here James Hall, Technical Director for FireAngel, explores the potential issues associated with ionisation smoke alarms and why professionals should choose optical or multi-sensing alarms to provide the greatest levels of protection.

At Scruffs we know it’s important to kit out the masters of work in workwear that matches their expertise and keeps them safe, but that’s not all. We also help people in the trade and beyond to look good, both when on site and when out and about after a long day at work.

Mr Electric, the UK’s leading electrical franchise brand, has teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton Homes to trial a new smart heating system, Heat Genius, to help homeowners reduce their energy consumption and bills by only heating the rooms that are being used.  

Whether you think of yourself as a sparkle or a specialist, money management is important when running our own business. That means it’s pretty much all down to you.

The new IRC thermal imaging cameras, IRC327, from Martindale Electric represent a breakthrough in affordable thermal imaging for troubleshooting of electrical and mechanical installations.

Liquid threadlockers are used for preventing threaded fixings from loosening due to vibration.

The Stiebel Eltron Group has acquired Danfoss Värmepumpar AB, known under the brand name 'Thermia', from Danfoss A/S of Denmark.

The acquisition strengthens Stiebel Eltron’s market share and continues the group’s focus on providing heating and cooling using renewable sources.

Olympia Tools has launched a new tool, Roughneck Gorilla Block Buster BolsterTM, which it believes will deliver a true step change in how people cut blocks and bricks as well as how they chase out channels for services and remove exterior render and floor and wall tiles.

NAPIT has welcomed many elements of the thorough review conducted by Dame Judith Hackitt, after her Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was published today.

Tradespeople across Britain have been struck with a rise in tool thefts as they battle an increase in van break-ins and use of high-tech electronic key fob thefts, according to insurance provider Simply Business.

Leading UK distributor, AWE, provides electricians with a range of training courses via its Smart Home Academy™. A great starting point in the pathway programme that is on offer is the one-day Foundation Workshop.

Global ingredients and solutions provider Tate & Lyle uses ABB equipment to grow the capacity of its Swedish oat factory

Cashierless shopping has become one of the hottest trends in customer experience in the last 12 months, with numerous industry experts hailing it as the future of retail.

With the Safety Glasses, the majority of these injuries could be prevented reducing time away from work and increasing the employee’s wellbeing at work.

There can be no question that safety footwear is an essential part of PPE which no engineer should be without. However, what is open to question is the level of protection your feet need and whether in fact the sheer amount and range of safety footwear available are truly necessary.