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My engineering journey in The Army

21st Nov 2018

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My engineering journey in The Army BOB CALDER CEng PART ONE

Q&A with Jeffrey Yung, Head of Operations at JLL

19th Nov 2018

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What is your current role as Head of Operations at JLL? My current responsibility is as Head of Integrated Facility Department (IFM), Hong Kong and Macau. I am the overall manager of the Risk Management Committee, IFM Hong Kong, overseeing all IFM accounts including various data centres, investment banks, IT industries, advance technology, logistics and transportation accounts for facilities management. Major responsibilities also include client relationship management, business development and management, critical environment management, engineering management, portfolio management, health and safety and risk management. I am also a board member of North Asia Critical Environmental Management Board. Environmental management to ensure the health building and office environment to protect the clients’ investment against increasing energy and environmental scrutiny. Mange the Engineering Operations Solutions (EOS) team for operations and maintenance management to reduce building operation costs by leveraging higher performance management to fulfil the commitment to sustainability through real estate solutions.

Nottingham to avoid low emission zone

3rd Dec 2018

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Nottingham will not introduce a low emission zone to tackle air quality targets, it has been announced, as alternative plans were approved in November.

England road network set for £28bn upgrade

5th Nov 2018

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Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in the new budget plans for a major investment in England’s roads, with further cash allocated for future upgrades.

Skills Challenge 2018 off to a flying start

5th Jun 2018

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The IRTE Skills Challenge 2018 kicked-off with teams from Abellio, Lothian Buses and Tower Transit entering the competition arena at the S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.

Cleaner vehicles: Which is the best way to go?

14th Mar 2018

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BAE Systems, back to sponsor the IRTE Skills Challenge for a second year, is pledging its future to the industry by diversifying its offering away from diesel.

Commercial nuclear reprocessing plant closes

3rd Dec 2018

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The Thorp branch of Sellafield has stopped reprocessing nuclear fuel it was announced in November. The decommissioning of the Thorp site in West Cumbria, opened in 1994, comes after many of its customers opted to store the fuel there rather than reprocess it.

Biomass combined heat

5th Nov 2018

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The Kent Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant officially began commercial operations at the end of September.

Work related illnesses top 1.4 million annually

3rd Dec 2018

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A new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report shows that 1.4 million people in the UK were suffering from a work-related illness in 2017/18.

HSE inspection campaign

5th Nov 2018

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Two waste management companies have been fined by the Health and Safety Executive after injuries were sustained to workers on their premises.

SOE at the CV Show 2017

20th Feb 2017

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Improved coverage for all SOE sectors at this year's show - - find out more and get involved!

CV Show 2016 sees significant growth

21st Jun 2016

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Visitor numbers to the CV Show saw another significant increase for the 2016 event, with close to 21,000 attendees from across the road transport, fleet and logistics industries flocking to the NEC in Birmingham for the biggest show of its kind in the UK.