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Challenging and remote wildlife protection benefits from IP video innovations

Specialist installer uses Veracity’s IP transmission tools and products to overcome significant technical challenges in hard-to-reach locations with limited power and connectivity.

Prestwick, 24th January 2018 – Veracity, a manufacturer of IP transmission devices, surveillance storage arrays and integrated command and control systems, has announced details of projects carried out by Wildlife Windows Ltd, a leading designer of innovative wildlife camera systems. The company uses technology from Veracity to help safeguard wildlife from the impact of humans along with meeting growing statutory and corporate responsibility requirements. Continue reading...

Wastewater network ‘fit to fly’ at former RAF base

wastewater network lanes groupDrainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have helped a water company survey and upgrade the wastewater network across a former RAF base that is being transformed into a ‘garden village’.

A team from the drainage specialist’s St Neots depot was commissioned by Icosa Water to carry out an extensive programme of investigation, repair, and rehabilitation work at the old RAF Raynham airbase. The 158-acre site, five miles south of Fakenham, in Norfolk, has become a flourishing rural community, with 170 homes and 20 businesses, since the RAF closed the airbase in 1994. Continue reading...

Simplicity Lockers – Putting Personality into Personal Storage

Simplicity Lockers Euro WorkspaceWhen people think of lockers, they often don’t think past the old grey boxes that we would generally associate with a changing room. Something that would be classed as a “necessary evil”. These tin boxes would be secreted somewhere out of the way as they certainly represent and example of function over form.

What if logic were turned on its head? What if the space that the lockers were going to occupy was in a major thoroughfare of the business and that everyone would see Continue reading...

Pipe lining preserves drains at historical town hall

Pipe Lining Lanes For DrainsThe drainage system at one of Sheffield’s most iconic buildings has been rehabilitated with an extensive programme of remote structural repairs.

Sheffield City Council commissioned Lanes Group plc to carry out the planned drain maintenance work at the Grade I Listed Sheffield Town Hall.

Drainage engineers from the Lanes Sheffield depot have installed 64 structural liners in pipes beneath the 120-year-old civic building in the centre of the city. Continue reading...

Supporting the Evolution of Offshore Comms with Hytera

Hytera Offshore Comms for UK biggest Wind FarmScheduled to become operational in 2018, Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is currently under construction 50km off the Suffolk coast. As Galloper will become one of the biggest offshore Wind Farms in British waters, reliable communications are essential not just to organise work, but also to ensure the health and safety of employees.

The Challenge
Galloper’s Principal Marine Services contractor, James Fisher Marine Services, selected Lowestoft-based Fern Communications, an authorised Hytera Continue reading...

NSI to Sponsor Outstanding Installer Category at the OSPAs

NSI to sponsor Outstanding Inastaller CategoryThe UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) will be taking place on 1st March 2018 in London and we are delighted to announce NSI will be sponsoring the ‘Outstanding Installer’ category.

The UK OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries to recognise and reward outstanding performance within the security sector. Continue reading...

WPS wins new parking system contract at Middlesbrough shopping centre

WPS Parking System at Cleveland CentreSophisticated ParkAdvance™ parking system technology from WPS, one of the UK’s leading parking equipment manufacturers, is to be installed at the Cleveland Centre, a recently refurbished shopping centre complex in Middlesbrough’s town centre.

ParkAdvance™ is a pay-on-foot system which is ideally suited to shopping centre environments where the customer experience is vital and reliability and flexibility are key. It features a new IP-based operating system architecture that enables the parking system to simply and directly connect with multiple technologies being deployed in car parks both now and in the future. Continue reading...

London School Delighted with their New Haes MiniVES PAVA System

Keeping students and staff safe within schools and universities is paramount. It relies on comprehensive and powerful communication tools and security systems to ensure emergency situations are dealt with quickly and effectively. Emanuel School have recently invested in a brand new and advanced MiniVES Public Address and Voice Alarm (PAVA) system introduced to the UK by leading alarm manufacturer and supplier, Haes Systems. Based in Continue reading...

Atkinson Takes The Helm At Direct Corporate Clothing

Direct Corporate Clothing (DCC) has promoted Nick Atkinson to commercial and operations director as it targets £50m turnover.

In his new role, he will oversee the day-to-day operations of the business.

Atkinson joined the DCC board in 2016 as part of the acquisition of The Business Wear Company, which has now successfully merged with DCC.

Birmingham-based DCC is one of the UK’s largest providers of workwear, corporate wear and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the security industry. Customers including British Telecom, Geo Amey and Travis Perkins. Continue reading...

Bywaters’ solution to paper coffee cup recycling

Bywaters, London’s largest undercover waste management company, is piloting a solution designed to overcome the difficulties of recycling paper coffee cups on UCL’s campus in London.

An estimated 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups are used in the UK each year, creating around 25,000 tonnes of waste.  In March the Government’s Environmental Audit Committee launched an inquiry into the impact of cup waste.  This has prompted the need for a sustainable solution to their disposal and recycling. Continue reading...




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