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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

BESA MEMBERS REMAIN OPTIMISTIC DESPITE GROWTH SLOWDOWN

Building engineering services contractors have reported increased turnover in the six months from July to December 2015, according to the results of the latest state of trade survey carried out by the Building Engineering Services Association (the BESA). The industry remains “in good shape”, according to the research, although the rate of increase in order books and enquiries has slowed compared...

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Friday, March 4, 2016

PAST PRESIDENT AND FORMER DUCTWORK CHAIRMAN DIES

Gareth Vaughan, past president of the Building Engineering Services Association (the BESA), has died aged 62. Mr Vaughan joined ductwork specialist E Poppleton & Son Ltd as an installation assistant in 1973, and became managing director of the company, which is based in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, in 1989. He was chairman of the association’s North West Region from 1994 to 1996, and became a...

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Cheap energy does not mean energy is cheap

Plummeting oil and gas prices are not a reason to abandon energy efficiency, says Tim Rook*. The topsy turvy world of energy pricing entered the realms of the truly bizarre at the start of this year when oil became, officially, cheaper than water. While energy companies were still not passing on the full benefits of plunging wholesale oil and gas prices to customers; with oil below $40 a barrel...

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Monday, February 29, 2016

THE BESA SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT AWARDS

The Building Engineering Services Association (the BESA) is seeking nominations for two prestigious management awards that recognise the current progress made by the industry’s future managers – at the same time as providing favourable publicity for nominating employers and a boost to employee morale. The Alfred Manly Management Award is sponsored by the Alfred Manly Memorial Scholarship Fund...

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Monday, February 29, 2016

BESA SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT AWARDS

The Building Engineering Services Association (the BESA) is seeking nominations for two prestigious management awards that recognise the current progress made by the industry's future managers - at the same time as providing favourable publicity for nominating employers and a boost to employee morale.The Alfred Manly Management Award is sponsored by the Alfred Manly Memorial Scholarship Fund and...

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