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OCTOBER 16, 2012 [2020, Electrician] £1 billion campus expansion to boost the trades
The University of Manchester has announced an ambitious £1 billion plan that will see the construction of a world-class campus and pave the way for new trade jobs. . The Estates Master Plan, which was approved by the University’s Board of Governors last week, will create a single campus which will involve the construction of teaching and research buildings as well as new student facilities.
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JULY 5, 2011 [2020, Electrician] Is London set for a construction boom?
London could be about to experience a surge in construction activity as £21 billion worth of projects arrive in the capital by 2020. EC Harris found that work is set to get underway on 9,000 new units in London by 2020. The majority of these new units are expected to be luxury housing, which will command a big price in London. It’s not just luxury properties where the money is.
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JUNE 18, 2012 [2020, Electrician] The Offshore Wind Industry to Reduce Energy Cost
The report found the industry could drop delivery cost from £140/MWh today to £100/MWh by 2020, achieving substantial savings of £3 billion per year. A new report has revealed the UK will reduce the cost of electricity generated by offshore wind with 30 % in the next seven years. . Share your thoughts by leaving a comment here or raising your voice on our Facebook page.
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TRAIN4TRADESKILLS [2020, Electrician] Scotland goes on 100% renewable energy charge
| FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that the country is fully backing renewable energy and wants 100% of electricity in Scotland to be produced by renewable by 2020
. Originally it was supposed to be 80% of renewable energy by 2020
, but seeing as Scotland have exceeded their targets, they thought they would go the full mile and aim for the full 100%. If all goes to plan, Scotland will be producing twice as much electricity in 2020
as it needs and is hoping to attract serious investment (£6 billion is a figure being banded around). MORE >>
TRAIN4TRADESKILLS [2020, Electrician] Train4TradeSkills News: Contractors urged to exploit “niche” construction areas to win work
| THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
This is evident by the news this week that London is set to see £22 billion worth of new residential and office projects before 2020
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jobs plumbing jobs t4ts train4tradeskills construction Construction and Maintenance construction london Construction Products Association construction recession London Office train 4 trade skills Train4tradesIn the midst of a recession, jobs are hard to come by and there is intense competition for each vacancy. The industry is expected to fall by 0.5% this year and an extra 2.8% in 2012. and 22.5% MORE >>
TRAIN4TRADESKILLS [2020, Electrician] The Growth of Green Industry is Vital for UK’s Economic Recovery
| TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
The organisation which represents renewable energy producers in the UK, says that 400,000 people will be needed in the sector by 2020
to meet binding EU targets, suggesting that the renewable industry will need a skilful workforce to deal with continually increasing demand. “Green Investment should play a key role in the UK’s economic recovery” states a new report by the Environment Audit Committee published today. billion last year alone. Chief Executive of the REA, Gaynor Hartnell, said that the government needs to understand the potential benefits of renewable energy investment. MORE >>
TRAIN4TRADESKILLS [2020, Electrician] Train4TradeSkills News: The UK Geothermal Could Generate as Much Electricity as 9 Nuclear Power Stations
| THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
Mr Law said: “We don’t want to be left out of a global industry which is estimated to be worth £30 billion by 2020
. A new independent report published by Sinclair Knight Merz claims deep geothermal resources could produce 20% of UK’s electricity and the heat for millions of homes. . Although, deep geothermal power is new technology in the UK, the sector has been growing internationally. In Germany, the deep geothermal industry employs 6,000 people and has attracted €4 billion of investment. We could be at the forefront of this industry given the strength of British engineering skills. MORE >>
TRAIN4TRADESKILLS [2020, Electrician] Government’s support for improving new homes and boosting energy efficiency
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
The scheme will run from 2013 to 2020
, with the first set of recommendations for improvement due next year. Communities Minister Don Foster has committed to improving energy efficiency levels in new homes that will save up to £100 per year in bills and boost the trades. programme of work between the government, manufacturing and construction industry will look at where some new build homes are failing to match up to expectations, from building materials to construction practices, paving the way for new jobs across key sectors in the trades. MORE >>
- [2020, Electrician] Davey calls for clean development at the United Nations TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
- [2020, Electrician] UK Contractors Could Win Major Projects around the Globe TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2012
- [2020, Electrician] Time to seize the moment on offshore wind and the renewable industry TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
- [2020, Electrician] £29bn boost for the renewable industry TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
- [2020, Electrician] CIOB's move to Middle East could boost construction activity ahead. TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
- [2020, Electrician] How will George Osborne's Budget 2011 affect the construction. TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
- [2020, Electrician] Manchester to follow in London’s footsteps with new construction boom TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011
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