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JUN

One of the UK’s fastest growing companies,

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YESSS Electrical, has joined forces with the Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick service personnel. YESSS has become a supporting partner of the Games, which take place in London from 10-14 September 2014.The announcement of the official partnership comes with less than 100 days to go until the start of the Invictus Games. The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence, launched the

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JUN

BBC Cymru Wales has chosen the site of Cardiff bus station for its new £100m headquarters.

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The corporation’s current HQ in Llandaff will shut and staff will relocate to the new building in Capital Square in 2018.The new 150,000 sq ft building will be part of the wider Capital Square development around Cardiff Central train station which includes relocating the bus station.Construction work is scheduled to start as early as next summer on the Foster + Partners designed  scheme.Cardiff council leader Phil Bale, said the new building would fast-track its plans for the bus stat

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JUN

Boom time for blue collar workers

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If you want to be happy and content with your job – be a roofer, says a new survey by ECIS, the employee benefits company for the construction industry.The survey found that nine out of 10 tradespeople are feeling positive about their business prospects in 2014 (91%) and of these, 30% feel very positive. Roofers and plumbers topped the trades as the most positive of the lot – perhaps buoyed by the work caused by the floods and storms at the start of the year.  ConfidenceDes

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JUN

Ways to improve the efficiency, affordability and even aesthetics of renewables.

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The world’s top scientific minds are working on new ways to improve the efficiency, affordability and even aesthetics of renewables.Take this year’s winner of a major engineering prize from the Institution of Science and Technology (IET). Professor Stuart Wenham, from the University of New South Wales in Australia has come up with a way of controlling hydrogen atoms, and as such, correct deficiencies in silicon.Using this technique, even cheap, low-quality silicon can perform better

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JUN

The idea of a ‘carbon bubble’ is a relatively new concept – but one that is quickly gaining traction.

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The basic theory is that the vast majority of fossil fuel reserves in the world are technically un-burnable, thereby making huge investment in them by international finance a more risky bet than has been historically considered. It was first brought to public attention in 2011 with the Carbon Tracker initiative’s report. Recently, the issue is back in the spotlight.  The UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has spoken out strongly about the possib

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JUN

Wind power, both onshore and offshore, is an important part of our energy make-up, today and tomorrow.

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Wind power, both onshore and offshore, is an important part of our energy make-up, today and tomorrow. There is a broad agreement on this; but this fact has not prevented suggestions of a discrepancy on the extent of necessary investment in the onshore form of wind between key influencers.The Government’s chief climate advisor, Lord Deben, wasquoted in The Times as saying that there are enough onshore wind farms already approved to meet 2020 climate targets, and that this clashes with his

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