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Posted on Mar 7 2016 - 10:00am by Scarlett Peters
Comments Off on Boskalis Appoints New Offshore Energy Maritime Services Head

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has appointment of Bram Gräber as group director of Maritime Services for its Offshore Energy division. Gräber will be responsible for the maritime services activities including heavy marine transport and subsea services within Boskalis, the company said in a release. As per 1 June 2016, he will succeed Frank Verhoeven who will be retiring from the company. Peter...

Posted on Aug 5 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Taiwan Green Products Display Centre London

Taiwan Green Trade Project Office (GTPO) was founded in March 2011. Supervised by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, GTPO is the primary think tank for Taiwan’s green policy, technology and economy future. GTPO works with all Taiwan international corporations and SMEs that have green products, manufacturing, innovations and technologies. For decades, Taiwan has been a...

Posted on Aug 5 2015 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Baker consultants nomineted for Green Energy Awards 2015

The 2015 Wales Green Energy Awards finalists have been announced and Baker Consultants have been nominated alongside Newcastle University for a Contribution to Skills & Training award. Baker Consultants’ nomination relates to their research and development of bioacoustics survey skills for the monitoring of European nightjar, a species of bird often perceived as being in conflict with wind farm...

Posted on Aug 4 2015 - 11:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Water Monitoring Kit Stems Hotel Cost Flow

A Teesside hotel with more than 100 years of history has invested in cutting-edge water monitoring equipment in a bid to reduce its soaring utility costs and improve its environmental footprint. Established in 1896, the Best Western Parkmore Hotel and Leisure Club in Eaglescliffe caters for up to 100 guests at a time and spends £103,564 a year on utilities such as water, electricity and gas. Water...

Posted on Aug 3 2015 - 4:51pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Titanic-themed musical protest at Shell’s Arctic oil drilling

At 9.30am this morning, the Crystal Palace Quartet and supporting musicians performed the opening recital of Greenpeace’s month-long run of Titanic-themed orchestral protests against Arctic drilling outside Shell’s offices on the South Bank. The performance, entitled ‘Requiem for Arctic ice’ and inspired by the famous story of the quartet continuing to play as the Titanic went down, is intended...

Posted on Aug 3 2015 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on The bank that takes care of savings… energy savings!

Climaveneta units installed at the new Cajamar HQs in Almeria, Spain. Cajamar Caja Rural is the first cooperative and rural bank in Spain with more than 1.3 million associates and more than 3.9 million customers. The banking house is now completing the transfer of its employees to the new headquarters in the Parque Científico-Tecnológico of Almeria, the Spanish province with the highest per capita...

Posted on Jul 31 2015 - 11:17am by John Peters
Comments Off on 65 parks from across Scotland win prestigious benchmark for quality local green space

Keep Scotland Beautiful, the charity for Scotland’s environment, has announced that more than 60 parks from across Scotland have been presented with a Green Flag Award this year in recognition of their high standards and provision of quality outdoor space. Parks from across the country have received the prestigious award, with new entrants in Fife, Stirling, Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The Green Flag...

Posted on Jul 30 2015 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Green Sky Thinking: Can construction really be sustainable?

The construction industry has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but only if it is open to innovation and change with a more holistic approach. 68% of construction professionals think not enough is being done to reduce carbon emissions in the industry, said a report from the Construction Industry Council. This finding comes as no surprise to the panelists at the Green Sky Thinking event...

Posted on Jul 29 2015 - 2:56pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Scotwaste announced as milestone 20th signatory to Resource Sector Commitment

Recycling firm Scotwaste, based in Bathgate in West Lothian, is the 20th signatory to Scotland’s Resource Sector Commitment, the national kite mark for quality customer service for the waste and resources sector, it was announced today (Wednesday the 29th of July). Scotwaste is a leading integrated skip hire and waste management business serving customers in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Livingston and throughout...

Posted on Jul 24 2015 - 4:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on John Deer commits to Carbon Reduction and Cust Emmissions by 34%

Global construction machinery manufacturer John Deere has teamed up with Vickers Energy Group to reduce oil consumption at its Nottingham site by £8,625, following its commitment to a strategy to tackle its carbon emissions. The company pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by 25% per dollar of revenue and has seen huge success from its commitment so far. Teaming up with Vickers Energy Group to...