Government backing renewables

I don’t know about you, but I was really encouraged to see the new Chancellor ambitiously setting out his stall with a range of bullish environmental commitments in his inaugural Budget statement this week. As a manufacturer of heat pumps, we have been involved in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) ‘end […]


Redbacks Cushioning Limited was formed by Chairman Cliff Lockyer in 2011 in order to develop a new cushioning technology designed to help protect knees and body from injury whilst kneeling. Despite the wide availability of kneepads over many years, there were still high numbers of people working on their knees suffering pain and damage. Clearly […]


A brand new range of High Visibility protective safety clothing with 50% of the material made from recycled plastic bottles has been introduced by leading workwear manufacturer ENGEL WORKWEAR. Called ‘Safety Light’ each item of clothing from the comprehensive collection can be verified to consist of polyester fibres ultimately spun from a specific number of […]

Acoustics Academy by Quiet Mark. The new online building sector showcase for verified acoustic solutions

A new online platform has been launched to showcase verified acoustics solutions for the building sector. Acoustics Academy is the latest development from Quiet Mark, the international award for quiet high-performance technology and solutions to unwanted noise. The online showcase provides insight on verified acoustic products, materials and technologies for architects, designers, contractors, build-developers, specification-buyers […]

To Sell or Specify?

By Wojciech Brozyna, Managing Director of Aluprof UK Limited There are many ways of completing various projects we undertake in both our personal and business lives. So, what are the ‘drivers’ to complete the work required? how do we view the timeline to completion, what resources do we use and what inconveniences do we experience […]

Transformer Replacement Epitomizes Reynolds’ Use of Hydra-Slide Fleet

Reynolds Transfer and Storage used Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment to complete the removal and replacement of a transformer at a utility company in its home city of Madison, Wisconsin recently. The multifaceted project involved removal of the existing 237,000-lb. (118.5-ton) transformer, which was installed by Reynolds in 1984, and installation of a 170,000-lb. (85-ton) replacement, […]

SP Bluetooth Load Shackle for Super-Yacht Testing

RSB Rigging Solutions (RSB) used a Bluetooth-enabled 6.5t capacity Straightpoint (SP) load shackle for load tests aboard a luxury super-yacht at Maritimo, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The specialist supplier of rope and running rigging to the luxury yacht sector used the wireless load shackle and water bags to test and certify the side access rail […]