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WYG’s Chief Executive wins prestigious award

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WYG Chief Executive Officer, Paul Hamer is celebrating after picking up the Association for Consultancy and Engineering’s Sterling Award on Wednesday night (13 November) at ACE’s European CEO of the Year Awards at The Dorchester in London.

The award was presented by Huw Edwards, BAFTA award winner, and Sir John Armitt, former Head of ODA and formed part of the ACE Centenary Gala Dinner, celebrating 100 years of consultancy and engineering excellence.

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Prestigious awards for WYG in Poland

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altWYG is celebrating in Poland after picking up not one but two prestigious awards.

Last month saw WYG receive the title of ‘Ambassador of the Polish Economy 2013’ in the ‘Partner of foreign companies’ category at the fifth annual Business Centre Club awards.

The title of ambassador is awarded to Polish companies that promote Poland in the international arena as a reliable business partner, contribute to the economic development of the country and build credibility and trust in Poland and Polish people.

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The future is green for Birmingham conference venue

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altOne of Birmingham’s greenest venues is celebrating today after maintaining a British Standard accolade for their environmental credentials.

Conference Aston, Birmingham city centre’s premier conference, hotel and event venue, has had its ISO14001 accreditation reaffirmed following the refurbishment of 53 bedrooms as part of a £5.4m redevelopment of the Aston University site.

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Merseyside and Halton crowned national waste champions

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A local government waste partnership has scooped a top accolade at a national awards ceremony for helping to cut household waste levels on Merseyside and Halton.

The Merseyside and Halton Waste Partnership, which consists of Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority and Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral councils, picked up the prize at the LARAC* Celebration Awards 2013.

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BIU Group raises £2 million for local air ambulance service

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altBIU Group (BIU), one of the UK’s leading textile recycling companies, is pleased to announce it has raised 2 million pounds for the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA).

HIOWAA and BIU have been working together since 2006. There are currently over 300 BIU clothing banks that have been placed in the area, where the people of Hampshire can recycle their unwanted clothing, shoes and textiles, generating vital funds for the life-saving charity.

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Solartech achieves Green Deal installer status

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altSolarTech Ltd is one of the first renewable energy specialists to achieve ‘Green Deal Installer' status across a wide range of measures under the under the Government backed Green Deal scheme.

The company meets the new PAS 2030 standard to install Condensing Gas Fired Boilers, Under-floor Heating and Heating Controls plus a number of renewable energy solutions, including Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps.

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EV charge points installed at London Underground car parks

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altUK Power Networks has recently completed the installation of 60 Electric Vehicle (EV) charge posts at 12 London Underground (LU) car parks across the capital.

The charge posts have the capacity to charge two vehicles simultaneously, can provide charging at either fast (7kw) or rapid (22kw) rates, and are accessible through the Source London charging network.

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Two Sides challenges incorrect ‘facts’ and exaggerated claims

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altIt has come to the notice of Two Sides that the EEPN, European Environmental Paper Network, who claim to be ‘a network of non-profit organizations working together to accelerate social and environmental transformation in the paper industry’, is making claims about the sustainability of the paper and associated industries which either require substantiation or retraction. ‘EEPN Paper Facts’.

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Temporary Roadways to Reduce Carbon Emissions

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altThousands of homes will receive electricity powered by renewable energy thanks to the use of Timbermat Ltd’s temporary roadways during the construction of a wind farm at Orchard End, near Preston, Lancashire.

Ground protection solution providers, Timbermat Ltd, supplied special load calculating Emtek mats during the erection of two giant wind turbines.

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