1,500 UK jobs to be created as Gov closes nuclear deal with France

Posted on 20 Feb 2012 by

Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy signed an agreement to ensure closer collaboration between the two countries to develop civil nuclear energy, which is expected to result in 1,500 UK jobs and commercial deals worth over £500m.

The deal was signed at a summit in Par…

Yorkshire firms urged to join the nuclear revolution

China is taking a relatively relaxed attitude towards nuclear power after The Japanese Tsnuami
Posted on 18 Feb 2012 by

In anticipation of Yorkshire becoming a ‘nuclear hub’, electronic goods-manufacturer Elonex is moving some of its operations back to Coventry from China, creating 400 jobs.

A series of supplier days where local manufacturers can discuss their products with buyers from the nuclea…

Plaxica sets ambitious goal to produce renewable plastic

Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by Tim Brown

A pioneering project to create a plastics polymer from renewable resources has been unveiled with plans announced to build the UK’s first bio-polymer demostration facility.

According to a report by, technology and licensing company Plaxica has awarded engineers Grimley Smith …

Carbon considerations need a new way of thinking

Forest, environment, energy, trees, sustainable, sustainability
Posted on 26 Jan 2012 by Tim Brown

As we move to a more carbon-constrained world, and environmental considerations increasingly become part of the public psyche, companies ultimately have to find a way to meet customer needs in a way that generates lower carbon emissions. Kirsty Braines, Partner at business improvement special

Mabey Bridge closes deal with German company

Posted on 20 Jan 2012 by

The south Wales based manufacturer, specialised in the supply of modular steel bridging, car parks, heavy plated steelwork and wind turbine towers, will build 35 wind turbine towers for sites in Wales and Scotland.

Following the deal with Nordex, a German wind turbines manufacturer, the company …

Isle of Man SES TT Zero 2012 entries now open

Posted on 17 Jan 2012 by Tim Brown

ENTRIES for the Isle of Man SES TT Zero 2012 Challenge, the world’s premiere zero emissions motorcycle race, opened on Monday 9th January.

Teams will be competing to be the first to break the 100mph lap round the world famous mountain course on an electric motorcycle. Anticipation is high tha…