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Riverside marks “coming of age” with biggest year for technology to date

Waste baler specialist Riverside Waste Machinery has marked its "coming of age" with the launch of more technology in 2018, than any other year. And the growth doesn’t look set to end there. Established in 1997, Riverside thought its 20th birthday celebrations would mark the biggest milestone for the company, this decade.

Jet Aire appoints compliance manager

Leeds-based drainage and civil engineering company, Jet Aire Services, has appointed Jon Holman as compliance manager to oversee environmental, safety and quality standards at projects across the UK. Jon has decades of experience in compliance management for construction, highways and associated civil engineering works. Prior to joining Jet Aire, he was HSEQ

Spencer Group brings engineering expertise home to iconic Humber Bridge

Engineering specialist Spencer Group will soon start work on an essential maintenance project that will help to secure the long-term structural integrity of the Humber Bridge. Spencer Group is renowned for its expertise in long-span bridge repair and refurbishment, having previously delivered a series of projects in this field, including the

Leeds solar power business wins Africa charity export order

Xerogrid, a renewable energy business based in Leeds, has won a £165,000 contract to supply  solar systems that will power mobile clinics in Nigeria for the charity eHealth Africa. Headed by founder and managing director Ian Emberton, Xerogrid specialises in fitting solar and wind power in difficult to reach locations that

Smith Brothers powers to the rescue of new community hub

Yorkshire power contractor Smith Brothers has salvaged a local not-for-profit project, after providing charitable domestic supply work for the new Bradley Park community centre. The Elland-based contractor was approached by Friends of Bradley Park to help with the activation of a brand-new community hub, after the relationship with the incumbent provider

Airmaster “set the benchmark for the industry” winning national Best Contractor award

Swallownest-based mechanical services company Airmaster has won the coveted industry "Oscar", the RAC Contractor of the Year award in a glittering ceremony at the Park Lane Hilton in London. More than 600 of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry elite came together for a night of recognition and celebration of the

Drax HR team’s career advice for next generation of engineers

Engineering students at two Northern Powerhouse universities have received valuable career advice on how to stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs from staff at the UK’s biggest power station. Human Resources (HR) staff from Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire shared tips on how to make a CV

HS2 launches public consultations on plans to extend the railway North

Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.

House builder invests £250k in flood defences for Huddersfield village

A house builder has invested £250,000 into the development of flood defences to protect a Huddersfield village from future flooding. The system, which has been part of a 12-month project, has been created by SB Homes – who are currently developing a 70-home site, Empire Works, close to the village centre. The

Sheffield Forgemasters welcomes largest ever apprentice intake

A leading Sheffield based engineering specialist has welcomed its largest ever intake of 33 apprentices, destined to become future drivers of the business. Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd's (SFIL) largest recruitment of trainees provides positions across the company ranging from machinists to degree students as it future-proofs the business against an ageing