• GREEN GODDESS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2014
    [Electrician] Sad Sacks
    After waiting two years for work as an electrician, Mr. Walsh took a job in April 2012 at a Home Depot. He keeps paying union dues to preserve his shot at a pension, but that also means he can’t get nonunion work as an electrician. and I would say, ‘I’m an electrician.''” “But now I say nothing. m not an electrician anymore.”. suspect it is the latter but having grown up in a blue collar household I recognize the "type" and yet my father and his peers were avidly well informed, innately curious but ultra conservative. His replacement is not much better.
  • THE SMART VAN  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2014
    [Electrician] Weekly Must-Reads: Great Service Depends on Getting Personal with Customers
    Plumbers, electricians, construction workers and HVAC technicians are sent to the scene to reconnect services and rebuild damaged structures.” 'The top stories this week from the field. Don’t Be Afraid to Get Personal With Customers. “Another aspect of personalized interaction is the human touch. Gartner’s Michael Moaz points out in a recent blog that when it comes to interacting with customers, your people – not your company — are the stars. ” (via Hansen Lieu/LinkedIn ). Can’t Stress it Enough: Mobility is a Must for Field Service.
  • PLUMBER TALK  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014
    [Electrician] The Truth about Freezing Pipes… An RX for P.E.X.
    Licensed Electrician, HVAC/R. 'Here in the Pacific NW, it used to be that weather cold enough to cause the pipes to freeze in our homes and businesses was rare. Now; not so much. Now, it seems that every winter we are having those strong ‘cold fronts’ that hit us pretty regularly, and when they hit, they hit a bit harder, colder and longer. Without going through a bunch of detailed statistics, if you look closely at the numbers they seem to bear that out. What’s the deal? PEX is short for ‘cross-linked’ (x) ‘poly-ethylene’ (PE) pipe. Examples of galvanized, copper and PEX pipes. P.E.X.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014
    [Electrician] Robo Judge
    Ed Lawrence, an electrician in Queens, moved to Brevard County, Fla., 'He''s back with his electronic pen and destroying lives. Again more ways that be it civil or criminal the jurisprudence system is out to f**k you over. If you can''t pay for the mortgage how do you pay for a Lawyer to defend you from what is ostensibly illegal, absurd and redundant. Well get in line with the banks that collect on debt that was folded into bankruptcy. Lawyers and Judges have no patience and time for the pro se litigant or representative. Gee shoe meet the other foot. percent. Engel’s contention. Louis.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014
    [Electrician] Edward Davey opens major offshore wind farm
    The terminal is the first purpose-built offshore wind installation and pre-assembly harbour in the UK and supports up to 300 jobs, ranging from welders to electricians and engineers. 'The Secretary of State Edward Davey opened the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm this week, which is located 20km off the Barrow-in-Furness coastline in North West England. With 108 wind turbines, West of Duddon Sands will be able to generate 389 MW of electricity, which is enough to power over a quarter of a million homes. It is among the largest offshore wind farms in the world.
  • HTRC  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [Electrician] Home Retrofits – Lessons Learned
    Consider clusters of work by trade in order to reduce costs – i.e. would you rather have the electrician out three times & pulling three different permits or just once? 'Late April & early May for me was filled up by conferences that included ACI National & a regional EEBA conference on Houses that Work. One of the sessions I attended at ACI was a shared presentation based on using ductless heat pumps (DHP) in cold climates & the 1000 home challenge. While this may sound like a strange pairing, it really wasn’t. So how do we prevent that? The low hanging fruit.
  • HTRC  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [Electrician] Home Retrofits – Lessons Learned
    Consider clusters of work by trade in order to reduce costs – i.e. would you rather have the electrician out three times & pulling three different permits or just once? 'Late April & early May for me was filled up by conferences that included ACI National & a regional EEBA conference on Houses that Work. One of the sessions I attended at ACI was a shared presentation based on using ductless heat pumps (DHP) in cold climates & the 1000 home challenge. While this may sound like a strange pairing, it really wasn’t. So how do we prevent that? The low hanging fruit.
  • THE SMART VAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [Electrician] How Freelancer Platforms Can Help Service Organizations Hire — and Manage — Freelance Techs
    For many businesses, it is relatively easy to screen lists of potential freelancers in defined industry segments, such as accountants, home healthcare aides, plumbers and electricians by relying on sources such as Craigslist, the Better Business Bureau (BBB), LinkedIn or Google. 'The world of work has changed, and that may be especially true for the services industry where simply doing things the same way they’ve always been done just doesn’t cut it anymore. And they must also be conveniently located to a wide distribution of customer sites. How can this be done?
  • PLUMBER TALK  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Electrician] Want a Worry Free Vacation? Do these things before you go.
    Licensed Electrician, HVAC/R. 'Most of us take summer vacations expecting to leave our worries behind, not worry about what we left behind and undone. In this reprise of our “Vacation Checklist” article, we’ll share how to make your home safe and secure before you leave on vacation, and why it’s so important. Hello, this is Bruce Sr with Day & Nite Plumbing & Heating … did you call for a plumber?”. need help quick! That was the beginning of one of the saddest Summer Vacation plumbing tragedies I’ve ever seen. Give a trusted neighbor…. A key. Our Itinerary. Stop…. Paper.
  • BE THE PRO  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
    [Electrician] How to Set-up Suspended Access Equipment – Swing Stage
    If either of these conditions don’t meet requirements, you can bring in an electrician and or request that the building have the proper anchors installed. 'Suspended Access Equipment and Swing Stage. have the privilege to do work that very few others have the opportunity to do.  I love to share my experiences and give others a glimpse into the world of high-rise restoration and maintenance.  A common question I’m asked is to how to approach setting up suspended access equipment like a swing stage.  Plan the Roof and Set-up Suspended Access Equipment.    . General/Remodel
  • BE THE PRO  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
    [Electrician] How to Set-up Suspended Access Equipment – Swing Stage
    If either of these conditions don’t meet requirements, you can bring in an electrician and or request that the building have the proper anchors installed. 'Suspended Access Equipment and Swing Stage. have the privilege to do work that very few others have the opportunity to do.  I love to share my experiences and give others a glimpse into the world of high-rise restoration and maintenance.  A common question I’m asked is to how to approach setting up suspended access equipment like a swing stage.  Plan the Roof and Set-up Suspended Access Equipment.    . General/Remodel
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Electrician] Manufacturers: Here’s a list of things contractors would like from you
    These contractors were electricians, plumbers, HVAC and general contractors. There 'I recently did a series of interviews and  podcasts  of contractors. The main focus was on what manufacturers could do to better support them in the field. There were some common issues from them that I thought would be useful to manufacturers: Quick response to questions  - access to knowledgeable tech people for problem solving. Regular site visits  - have your salesman make regular visits. Most contractors say they very rarely see the manufacturers. If not in person, via email.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014
    [Electrician] Poor Justice
    The complexity of law makes DIY feel perilous, the same way it’s a scary proposition to rewire your house if you’re not a trained electrician, regardless of whether Home Depot will sell you all the supplies you need. 'I was just sent this article from the Atlantic about where the new legal profession is going. was hope to hell but instead it was actually what many of us who simply want questions answered, well answered for less than an arm and a leg. And one city that takes this service to an all new low. Now once again I will use myself as an example. had savings. Puts the K in classy.
  • CONSTRUCTION MARKETING IDEAS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014
    [Electrician] Politics, money, power and construction marketing: Understanding the interesections
    In some respects, this seems like a good idea, but not everyone is happy and now the new institution will encounter its first really major test — the possible certification of general carpentry as a “compulsory trade” (requiring specific qualifications and tests, much like in most jurisdictions for plumbers and electricians.) 'the Ontario provincial legislature. Journalists thrive on stories that involve public policy confrontations, and debates and actions that lead to either legislated or court-mandated changes. Things can take surprising turns. The story continues.
  • CONSTRUCTION LAW MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Electrician] Communication is Key to a Smooth Construction Project
    It was only later, when a homeowner failed to pay the electrician or a subcontractor walked from a job because it wasn’t paid or given that one last extension, when the “misunderstanding” came to light and the pieces are put together by the lawyers (with the litigation related expense ) that the true picture came to light. 'I know, the title of this post sounds trite.  Who doesn’t communicate?  Don’t the subs and general on the project always communicate?  Wouldn’t a remodeler be sure to stay up on job progress with a homeowner?  Image via stock.xchng.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014
    [Electrician] The Model of Design
    Depending on the size and type of job, it can take anywhere from a few days to more than a year for Mr. Tenguerian to complete a model, and he often hires craftsmen such as carpenters, painters and electricians to help. 'As we are seemingly moving away from the art of the hand, with fewer graphics and design actually being produced, another trade and skill, model making may be going the way of the 3D Printer. Today the New York Times profiled a modeler who might be more the art in architecture. Translator of Blueprints JULIE SATOW FEB. But their work is not child’s play.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014
    [Electrician] The Model of Design
    Depending on the size and type of job, it can take anywhere from a few days to more than a year for Mr. Tenguerian to complete a model, and he often hires craftsmen such as carpenters, painters and electricians to help. 'As we are seemingly moving away from the art of the hand, with fewer graphics and design actually being produced, another trade and skill, model making may be going the way of the 3D Printer. Today the New York Times profiled a modeler who might be more the art in architecture. Translator of Blueprints JULIE SATOW FEB. But their work is not child’s play.
  • WELD MY WORLD  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014
    [Electrician] Roundup of Weekly Welding News
    'Donna Hammond worked for over 30 years as an electrician on construction sites, and as one of the few African American women on the job site, she experienced frequent discrimination. Sometimes her life was in danger. Image Source: opb.org Roberta Hunte discovered Hammond’s story while working on her dissertation. The stories from Hammond are shocking. She remembers a frightening incident while she was doing some welding at 20 amps. She says someone secretly turned up the amperage on her welder to 150. Sparks were flying. Fire everywhere. Welding Weekly Roundup
  • THE SMART VAN  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014
    [Electrician] This Week in the Field: From Wintry Mix to Winter Olympics, Techs Shine
    From electricians who keep the lights on — or install fixtures in the first place — to ice-making experts who create the perfect curling sheet, the games couldn’t happen without the folks behind the scenes. 'The Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony kicks off today, another reminder that behind every big event service techs are working to make it happen. In Sochi, that work is ongoing. From Keep reading to see how techs keep things moving in Sochi — and at home: Going for Gold in Olympic Ice-Making. If ice-making were an Olympic sport, Canadian Hans Wuthrich would own the podium.
  • THE SMART VAN  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014
    [Electrician] Cool Tool: Cordless Solderer
    'The wires, cords and electrical components that are the foundation of the trade can trip up even the most fleet-footed of electricians. The Weller Pyropen, a cordless solderer, aims to solve this hazard of the job. “The Weller Pyropen is one of the best portable soldering irons out there,” says Adam Savage, contributor to Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools. “I like them because I get almost an hour and half of heat, and I can move around — no cords.” Even when his regular soldering station is on hand, Savage finds himself reaching for the Weller. Field Servic
  • CONSTRUCTONOMICS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2014
    [Electrician] 5 Secrets to Surviving Your Home Renovation
    Builders, project managers, electricians, plumbers, painters and decorators; an army of professionals are about to make your home their base which can mean a few weeks (or months!) 'Home improvement; you either love it or hate it. For most of us it’s a necessary hassle, something we grit our teeth and bear while we wait for our state of the art new kitchen or our new-fangled en suite to be built. What’s their secret to keeping calm during the storm of tools, workmen and unending noise? Shift Your Space. There’s no way around it, your home is about to be invaded. Is DIY worth a try?
  • PLUMBER TALK  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Electrician] ‘The Silent Killer’©
    Licensed Electrician, HVAC/R. 'When it comes to the safety of our families, there is no safe way to cut corners or pretend. Because it’s a fact that gas appliances are vital to us AND cause more than 4 people each week in the U.S. to die from carbon monoxide poisoning, we think safeguards are as necessary and basic as seat belts. And just like with our cars, the only sure way to keep our equipment safe and up to par is with regular maintenance; and that means an automatic Annual Check-up when it comes to our HVAC Equipment. Combustion air gets restricted severely. Runny nose. Instructor.
  • DARREN SLAUGHTER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Electrician] How To Find Keywords Right For Your Site
    For example, “plumbing”, “emergency electrician” and “painter” would take a huge amount of effort just to reach the top 100 in many areas. 'In pre-Panda and Penguin days, keyword research amounted to little more than finding out which keyword phrases in a particular “niche” were searched for most often. Having compiled a list of the most popular keywords, you then built a website around them, maybe allocating one keyword to each page or post. . Hello Hummingbird…. Now you are forced to do a lot more thinking. The best approach is to “zoom in” on your subject and answer their question.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
    [Electrician] Tradesmen Take Note: Earnings by College Major Compared to Precision Machining
    But if you know that you really aren’t “scholarship” material, and you’d rather be doing exciting work than writing papers and piling up student debt, we think it will be worth your time to investigate a career in precision machining – or any other craft like electrician, mechatronics, welding, tool and die making, robotics…. 'I’ve discussed this in previous posts how there are other options besides a 4-year college degree and the debt that comes with it when choosing a career path. Today, The college major earnings data was posted by Planet Money on the  NPR site.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
    [Electrician] Dead on the Job
    Electrician: $24.73 'With the Government shutdown the regulatory and inspection agencies, already a group outstripped and under performing are now literally dead on the job. With Construction and Food inspection this means that well they may not be the only ones. 23% of on the job deaths are construction related. With the current building boom the number has risen 5% to 775 in 2012, from 738 a year earlier, according to preliminary U.S. Department of Labor data Workplace fatalities fell to 4,383 overall, from 4,693 in 2011, the department said, largely due to a slow down of building.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
    [Electrician] Dead on the Job
    Electrician: $24.73 'With the Government shutdown the regulatory and inspection agencies, already a group outstripped and under performing are now literally dead on the job. With Construction and Food inspection this means that well they may not be the only ones. 23% of on the job deaths are construction related. With the current building boom the number has risen 5% to 775 in 2012, from 738 a year earlier, according to preliminary U.S. Department of Labor data Workplace fatalities fell to 4,383 overall, from 4,693 in 2011, the department said, largely due to a slow down of building.
  • WELD MY WORLD  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
    [Electrician] Weekly Welding Roundup—Welding News
    Proppper soon met Chris Kamph, a hard-working electrician who also moved out to North Dakota in search of work. 'Amanda Propper moved to North Dakota in search of a high paying job in the oil fields. While she had welded in her early 20’s, she didn’t think she could handle that kind of work. She changed her mind when her brother offered her a month-long welding job that would pay $10,000 for a month. Propper took the job, and soon she had plenty of work in the oil fields to keep her busy. Kamph and Propper were married this month. Welding Weekly Roundup
  • CONSTRUCTION LIEN BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
    [Electrician] New California Law Passed In Response To Fifth Day That Affects Construction Managers
    Licensing statutes call for licenses from electricians, plumbers, and “contractors,” but a construction manager is none of these things. 'See original article at New California Law Passed In Response To Fifth Day That Affects Construction Managers. few months ago Nate wrote an article titled “ Unlicensed Contractor? Depending On The State You May Be Working For Free. ”  The subject of this article is very important, as is the topic of contractor licensing. That’s a harsh but real penalty. ” Is The Fifth Day Decision Dead in California? The Fifth Day v.
  • THE SMART VAN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
    [Electrician] Cool Tool: The Multimeter
    We’re talking about the electrician’s ever-present sidekick — the multimeter — used to measure voltage and current and detect wiring trouble in almost every type of industrial equipment and machinery. “An electrician has to be sanguine about the line voltage available. 'You can find a cheap one for $20 to tackle basic troubleshooting with home wiring. If you’re a field tech, though, you’re probably using an industrial-strength model that can cost up to $5,000. AC/DC History. Today’s models are more like rugged handhelds.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
    [Electrician] Relax… It’s Labor Day
    What would we do without the electricians, plumbers, HVAC professionals? 'As your week winds down, pencil in the time on Monday to relax because it’s Labor Day. Have a happy Labor Day! We need to take time to say thanks to all the tradesmen that we come into contact with on a regular basis. How would our factories run smoothly without all the MRO professionals out there? Sonnhalter salutes America’s professional tradesmen and laborers on this very special holiday. Our working force built this country. However you celebrate your Labor Day, enjoy it. You’ve certainly earned it.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Electrician] Water Ain't Cheap
    Eventually the head of the family, an electrician’s helper who speaks little English, complained to HealthFirst, the Medicaid H.M.O. 'I loved this article today in the Science section of the times about the costs associated with Saline solution. It is almost like cosmetics where depending where you buy it and the name on the label the cost of ostensibly the same thing runs the gamut of price points. When Mitt Romney suggested that the free market dictate health care and that Patients/Consumers can do their own shopping, akin to cosmetics, this might be a good place to start. It paid $66.50
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Electrician] Water Ain't Cheap
    Eventually the head of the family, an electrician’s helper who speaks little English, complained to HealthFirst, the Medicaid H.M.O. 'I loved this article today in the Science section of the times about the costs associated with Saline solution. It is almost like cosmetics where depending where you buy it and the name on the label the cost of ostensibly the same thing runs the gamut of price points. When Mitt Romney suggested that the free market dictate health care and that Patients/Consumers can do their own shopping, akin to cosmetics, this might be a good place to start. It paid $66.50
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013
    [Electrician] Live Forever Only the Rich can Apply
    Along with medical paraprofessionals, this category includes numerous jobs for people in the skilled trades and repair: plumbers; builders; electricians; heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installers; automotive technicians; customer-service representatives; and even clerical workers who are required to do more than type and file. 'The last few weeks I have been reading the issues surrounding the working class. long gave up on this whole middle thing quite awhile ago. Another illustraton of how unimaginative and unorginal they really are. Sachs and Laurence J. Lawrence F.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013
    [Electrician] Live Forever Only the Rich can Apply
    Along with medical paraprofessionals, this category includes numerous jobs for people in the skilled trades and repair: plumbers; builders; electricians; heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installers; automotive technicians; customer-service representatives; and even clerical workers who are required to do more than type and file. 'The last few weeks I have been reading the issues surrounding the working class. long gave up on this whole middle thing quite awhile ago. Another illustraton of how unimaginative and unorginal they really are. Sachs and Laurence J. Lawrence F.
  • HOME BUILDING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
    [Electrician] Troubleshooting Furnace Issues in Your Home
    If you blow a fuse or repeatedly trip a circuit when your furnace is turned on, you may have problems with your electricity and should consult an electrician. 'Having a properly functioning furnace is a must for any home. The weather can get dangerously cold during the winter in many parts of the country, so your furnace should be in working order once the temperature outside starts to drop. Depending on the size of your home and the age of your furnace, troubleshooting can be easier said than done. Pilot Lights and Electronic Igniters. Safety.
  • THE SMART VAN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
    [Electrician] Fashion in the Field: 7 New Styles for Techs
    Providing stability and support,  these grabbers go for $56 and are an essential tool  for anyone whose job is a balancing act, from window washers and painters to electricians working at great heights. 'Field service isn’t exactly known for chic fashion, but the extreme conditions under which techs operate has put designers to the test…and they’ve managed to combine brains, brawn and — dare we say? — even a little bit of beauty into what technicians are wearing these days. But what about the hefty $1,500 pricetag? Don’t worry. man (or woman!)
  • HTRC  |  FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013
    [Electrician] SkillsUSA & some guy named Mike Rowe… The recap
    The TeamWorks Event: Except for our PVC & copper plumbing pipe being sent to the wrong “Hall” and a few missing judges (shoot I had to play electrician this year) this was probably the smoothest I have seen everything run. 'This is my third year making it to SkillsUSA for the National Championships and I guarantee you it won’t be my last. To top that off the competitors this year were some of the most courteous that we have ever met. My Time Lapse of the Team Works Event. The final item was a postcard to receive a poster of Mike’s new endeavor (see below for more).
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
    [Electrician] Merseylink announced as Mersey Gateway Project preferred bidder
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Housing Scheme jobs plumbing t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building Career boost construction electrical engineering Mersey Gateway Project Merseylink politics skills t4ts news trade trades train UK economy Work opportunity 'Merseylink has been announced as the preferred bidder for the Mersey Gateway Project that will create 470 construction jobs and boost the building trades.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Electrician] Planning reform to boost the trades
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news Education electrician courses Employment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Politics t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building construction Derek Mackay electrical National Planning Framework NPF3 Planning Minister politics Scottish government skills trade trades train The Minister will discuss how proposed changes to the planning system will place a greater weight on economic impact.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Electrician] Portsmouth gateway transformation reaches out for new jobs
    ” Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Housing Scheme jobs plumbing jobs t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building Building Development community benefits construction economic boost HCA Homes and Communities Agency portsmouth Portsmouth City Council skills Tamdown Group trade trades train This is a complex project, which has required a great deal of work to get to this stage.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
    [Electrician] Telford development reaches out with new homes and jobs
    Affordable housing Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building construction Councillor Hilda Rhodes economic boost Homes and Communities Agency new homes Sanctuary Group Seddon Shropshire skills Telford Telford and Wrekin Council trade train The Telford scheme is set to be finished in autumn 2014.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Electrician] Enterprise zones get £100m building boost
    'Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced to increase the Government’s infrastructure investment in enterprise zones by £100 million that will create thousands of local jobs in the trades. The investment package will help the thirteen enterprise zones to receive more money for 18 projects to build new service roads, car parking and other infrastructure, transforming ‘shovel ready sites into job ready sites’. The fund, originally £60 million, is designed to help zones reach their real growth potential faster as economic engine rooms of local economies. billion Regional Growth Fund.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
    [Electrician] Government to unlock thousands of new homes and jobs
    'The Government is going to build thousands of homes at stalled housing sites and create new construction jobs through a multi-million investment package set to kick-start the economy and boost the trades. Today, Housing Minister Mark Prisk confirmed that 14 major housing schemes across the UK  will benefit from the investment that can start building up to 38,000 new homes. share of the Local Infrastructure Fund , which has a total budget of £474 million, will create thousands of jobs for local communities and people in the trades across the country.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [Electrician] Hinkley Point builders to get paid at least £13 an hour
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs Education electrician jobs Employment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Politics t4ts Technology train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 000 workers 4 5 building Career boost construction Construction unions electrical Engineers Investment new jobs skills t4ts news trade trades train The project will be the largest single site construction project in Britain. This agreement will act as the blueprint for all future major construction projects.”.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
    [Electrician] Willmott Dixon confirmed for £46m Birmingham City campus
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment jobs plumbing jobs Plumbing News Property maintenance busines t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Birmingham Birmingham City University building construction Eastside Eastside City Park electrical Millennium Point Peter Owen plumbing skills t4ts news the Midlands trade trades train West Midlands Willmott Dixon The Parkside Building will be open to students from this September.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013
    [Electrician] Go-ahead for £150m Olympic Stadium conversion
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs electrician jobs Employment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing jobs Politics t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building construction electrical engineering Mayor of Newham new jobs Newham Council Olympic Stadium plumbing Sir Robin Wales skills t4ts news The Legacy Corporation trade train West Ham Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is beginning to take shape and the progress that’s been made so far is impressive.”.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
    [Electrician] £29bn boost for the renewable industry
    Building Construction Industry Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news Electrical News electrician jobs Employment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Politics Scotland t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 All Energy Conference Climate Change Secretary Department of Energy & Climate Change Edward Davey electrical Facebook Investment new jobs Renewables jobs skills t4ts news trade train Twitter Between now and 2020, the support we give to low carbon electricity will increase year-on-year to £7.6
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
    [Electrician] More money for renewable heating kit
    Business Career change Construction Education electrician electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs t4ts Trades Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Department of Energy and Climate Change electrical Energy and Climate Change Minister Energy Saving Trust environment green deal Greg Barker plumbing Renewable heat Renewable Heat Incentive renewable heating kit RHPP skills t4ts news trade train train4tradeskills The scheme is targeted at those living off the gas grid, where most money on bills and carbon can be saved. But I want to go even further.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Electrician] Construction of Swansea University campus gets underway
    'Building work is set to start today on the Swansea University ’s second campus that will create 4,000 construction jobs with a further 6,000 indirect posts supported in the wider economy. Over £20 million from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government will be invested to build the centre which has also received backing from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The First Minister made the announcement whilst on site to mark the start of construction of the new campus which took place on Europe Day. The Vice-Chancellor of Swansea University, Professor Richard B.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Electrician] Construction of Swansea University campus gets underway
    'Building work is set to start today on the Swansea University ’s second campus that will create 4,000 construction jobs with a further 6,000 indirect posts supported in the wider economy. Over £20 million from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government will be invested to build the centre which has also received backing from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The First Minister made the announcement whilst on site to mark the start of construction of the new campus which took place on Europe Day. The Vice-Chancellor of Swansea University, Professor Richard B.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
    [Electrician] £76.5m infrastructure boost to create jobs and growth
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Government Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building Career boost construction economic boost electrical Finance Minister Investment Jane Hutt skills The Welsh Government trade trades train train4tradeskills news Wales 'The Welsh Government has unveiled a £76.5 Jane Hutt said: “The £76.5
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
    [Electrician] Wales Office Minister: “Green Deal great for consumers and business”
    'Wales Office Minister, Stephen Crabb , has visited the British Gas Training Academy in Tredegar to show his support for the Green Deal initiative that will create thousands of new jobs. The Green Deal will give homes and businesses a new way of paying for energy efficient improvements, such as insulation and new heating systems. The scheme is expected to support 60,000 jobs in the insulation sector by 2015, providing a real boost for the expanding market of energy efficiency products and the construction industry. The Green Deal gives people the opportunity to make this right.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Electrician] HS2 Ltd unveils new building plans for London Euston
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Plumbing News t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Alison Munro building career change communities construction economic boost electrical Euston railway station Euston Station High-speed rail HS2 Ltd London midlands new jobs news skills t4ts news trade trades train West Midlands
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013
    [Electrician] Sita to build £250m Merseyside waste plant
    ” Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs electrician courses Employment Government Heath and Safety jobs kier plumbing plumbing jobs Politics t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Career boost Cogeneration construction David Palmer-Jones economic boost electrical Merseyside Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority news Potter Group Rail Sembcorp Utilities UK skills t4ts news Teeside Teesside trade train Waste Authority Waste-to-energy
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
    [Electrician] Proposed Energy Park will create 250 new local jobs
    ” Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs Manufacturing plumbing jobs t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Blenheim Lane building Chinook Energy construction Councillor Graham Chapman electrical Energy Park local economy manufacturing plant for new jobs Nottingham City Council Planning permission plumbing skills trade trades train
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
    [Electrician] Proposed Energy Park will create 250 new local jobs
    ” Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs Manufacturing plumbing jobs t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Blenheim Lane building Chinook Energy construction Councillor Graham Chapman electrical Energy Park local economy manufacturing plant for new jobs Nottingham City Council Planning permission plumbing skills trade trades train
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Electrician] Anyone There?
    This broad description also fits numerous skilled trade and repair occupations—plumbers, builders, electricians, HVAC installers, automotive technicians—marketing occupations, and even modern clerical occupations that provide coordination and decision-making functions rather than simply typing and filing. 'I am simply reprinting this piece without comment. Can I make one? have many times and I might be tired of repeating myself. Is anyone that matters listening? Are the Good Jobs Gone? By THOMAS B. President Obama faces powerful forces not under his control. What can he do? disagree.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Electrician] Anyone There?
    This broad description also fits numerous skilled trade and repair occupations—plumbers, builders, electricians, HVAC installers, automotive technicians—marketing occupations, and even modern clerical occupations that provide coordination and decision-making functions rather than simply typing and filing. 'I am simply reprinting this piece without comment. Can I make one? have many times and I might be tired of repeating myself. Is anyone that matters listening? Are the Good Jobs Gone? By THOMAS B. President Obama faces powerful forces not under his control. What can he do? disagree.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
    [Electrician] Government commits £1bn investment to build 10,000 new homes
    'Housing Minister Mark Prisk announced today that up to 10,000 new homes could be built by 2015 that will create new jobs and boost the trades. The minister announced the first 45 projects to be taken forward using the £1 billion Build to Rent Fund which will provide equity finance to house builders and developers. Mr Prisk said that the innovative new projects, a quarter of which are for London, will be the first step toward creating a more balanced rental market, driven by quality instead of demand. Place First , along with Together Housing Group, who will be building across Northern England.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
    [Electrician] Costain Joint Ventures Win Two Crossrail Contracts
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician electrician jobs Employment Energy Efficiency Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Plumbing News Property maintenance busines t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Andrew Wyllie Bond Street building construction costain Crossrail electrical Kensal Green London National Grid new jobs Pudding Mill Lane DLR station skills t4ts news trade trades train Crossrail will open in 2018.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
    [Electrician] Costain Joint Ventures Win Two Crossrail Contracts
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician electrician jobs Employment Energy Efficiency Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Plumbing News Property maintenance busines t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Andrew Wyllie Bond Street building construction costain Crossrail electrical Kensal Green London National Grid new jobs Pudding Mill Lane DLR station skills t4ts news trade trades train Crossrail will open in 2018.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
    [Electrician] Royal Liverpool Hospital gets the go-ahead by government
    'The government has given the go-ahead for the building of Liverpool’s £425 million Royal University Hospital that will create 750 full-time construction jobs. The multi-million development is set to employ local people, materials and services where possible to generate an additional £240 million for the local economy and boost the trades. The Department for Health and the Treasury have approved the funding and the hospital is now assessing bids from two construction companies, Carillion and Horizon , that will design and build the hospital by 2017.
  • HTRC  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
    [Electrician] Getting the details right: Bathroom Exhaust Venting
    Part of the issue was that while the electrician had to install/wire up the fan, that was the extent of his involvement & the HVAC contractor was generally only hired to handle the Heating & Air Conditioning portion. 'For numerous years the codes have required that all bathrooms either had a window OR a light & mechanical exhaust system be installed (see legal section below). The thought process was the homeowner could either open the window to remove certain obnoxious gasses &/or the excessive moisture or turn at least turn on a fan if that option wasn’t available.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013
    [Electrician] £300m boost for small and medium businesses
    'The Government has announced a £300 million funding boost to help small and medium sized businesses expand and create new jobs in the trades.   . Small and medium sized businesses ( SMEs ) struggling to access finance received a boost today as the Business Secretary Vince Cable launched the first phase of the new business bank set to address long-standing gaps in the SME finance market. The multi-million investment is the first deployment from the £1 billion of new capital allocated to the business bank in the 2012 Autumn Statement.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [Electrician] Scottish energy industry gets £600m investment boost
    'Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission has awarded four contracts worth £600 million to build new electricity substations in the north of Scotland set to create new jobs and boost the trades.  . This multi-million development of the new substations are an integral part of SHE Transmission’s investment programme to heavily upgrade and reinforce the transmission network and will help facilitate the connection of more renewable generation in the north of Scotland. What is your reaction to the new £600 million funding for Scotland that will kick-start the energy industry and boost the trades?
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Electrician] CH2M Hill to create 500 new jobs and invest £65m into UK operations
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs electrician electrician jobs Employment Environment Government jobs plumbing jobs t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 British Government Business Secretary career change CH2M Hill development economic boost engineering Investment Lee McIntire new jobs news politics skills Sustainable development t4ts news trade train Vince Cable
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013
    [Electrician] Building trade given £30m boost to get projects off the ground
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician Employment Government Heath and Safety Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Plumbing News Politics Property maintenance busines t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Britain building construction Enterprise Finance Guarantee Ian Cheshire Investment Kingfisher Kingfisher plc Loan scheme Michael Fallon Screwfix skills trade trades train train4tradeskills news
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013
    [Electrician] CBI: Industrial output to pick up sharply in next three months
    train4tradeskills electrician jobs construction news construction jobs t4ts Infrastructure Government Train4TradeSkills News Building Construction Industry Employment Building Engineering Sector Career change Business UK Economy Construction Trades jobs 4 Anna Leach building Career planning CBI construction economic boost growth Head of Economic Analysis Industrial Trends Survey Manufacturing Mechanical engineering new jobs news Output skills t4ts news The CBI trade trades trainThe survey of 398 firms found that output growth over the last three months remained steady but subdued.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013
    [Electrician] Bam Construct wins £10m Sheffield schools contract
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Arts Tower £10 million contract BAM construction building career change construction Councillor Jackie Drayton economic boost Education electrical Employment Investment local economy new jobs plumbing Rotherham School projects Sheffield South Yorkshire t4ts t4ts news trades train4tradeskillsBAM Construction has been named preferred bidder for a £10 million contract that will see the building of two new primary schools in Sheffield.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Electrician] Build Me Up
    Some, like the 38-year-old electrician Gideon Jacks, are gingerly returning to construction work after taking a hiatus (in Mr. Jacks’s case, the hiatus was in several low-paying jobs at restaurants), but others remain reluctant to return to the hard physical labor and unstable job prospects. 'Supply and Demand. Basic rules of consumer economics. Suddenly housing demand is up and in turn leads to a rise in prices. Now if Banks are lending, at what rates and terms and if people are able to actually afford and maintain said homes are not part of this equation but should be. Where are they?
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Electrician] Build Me Up
    Some, like the 38-year-old electrician Gideon Jacks, are gingerly returning to construction work after taking a hiatus (in Mr. Jacks’s case, the hiatus was in several low-paying jobs at restaurants), but others remain reluctant to return to the hard physical labor and unstable job prospects. Supply and Demand. Basic rules of consumer economics. Suddenly housing demand is up and in turn leads to a rise in prices. Now if Banks are lending, at what rates and terms and if people are able to actually afford and maintain said homes are not part of this equation but should be. Where are they?
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
    [Electrician] George Osborne reveals £3bn infrastructure fund to boost the trades
    Chancellor George Osborne has used Budget 2013 to announce an additional £3 billion investment plan to boost infrastructure spending and create new trade jobs. The Budget sets out further action to build a stronger economy, with help for UK businesses to create jobs and kick-start major construction projects across England. Chancellor Osborne said in Parliament today that the government was “already supporting the largest investment in railways since Victorian times and spending more on new roads than in a generation.” don’t think that’s sensible.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
    [Electrician] George Osborne reveals £3bn infrastructure fund to boost the trades
    Chancellor George Osborne has used Budget 2013 to announce an additional £3 billion investment plan to boost infrastructure spending and create new trade jobs. The Budget sets out further action to build a stronger economy, with help for UK businesses to create jobs and kick-start major construction projects across England. Chancellor Osborne said in Parliament today that the government was “already supporting the largest investment in railways since Victorian times and spending more on new roads than in a generation.” don’t think that’s sensible.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [Electrician] Government Approves Northampton Enterprise Zone Site
    Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has confirmed a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the development of a 2.4 hectares scheme in Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone. The CPO is set to kick-start the transformation of the area, boosting the construction industry and creating new jobs in the trades. Plans include the building of 40,000 sq metres quality office space and six-storey Innovation Centre , which begins construction this summer. There are real opportunities to invest in Northampton and our Enterprise Zone. decision on that CPO is expected later this spring.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
    [Electrician] Multi-million pound investment reaches out for new jobs in Hull
    The Government has announced a £20 million investment plan to build a renewable energy factory in Hull that will create 300 new trade jobs. Energy Works, the technically advanced renewable energy power plant to be built in Hull, will use household waste, and will generate enough energy for more than 25,000 homes. Communities Minister Baroness Hanham said: “This plant will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to the security and diversity of the energy supply. It has been a pleasure to brief the Minister on the many benefits it offers.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
    [Electrician] White City residential scheme gets the go-ahead
    Affordable housing Boris Johnson Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Environment Heath and Safety Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Plumbing News t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Aviva Investors Brickfields building construction Development director economic boost Hammersmith Helical Bar London London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Ne jobs new homes news skills trade train West London white city
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
    [Electrician] Crossrail plans new residential scheme in Camden
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs plumbing jobs t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 architects HOK building Camden Council career change construction construction industry Crossrail economic boost English Heritage Fisher Street Ian Gordon Lindsay London London Borough of Camden new jobs news planning application skills trade trades train UK
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [Electrician] Trade Mission to Singapore and Indonesia to boost economic growth
    All-Party Parliamentary Group ( APPG ) for Trade & Investment is on a trade mission to Singapore and Indonesia this week to strengthen business ties and create new jobs. The mission, which will boost UK exports, is led by APPG Chair Margot James and is supported by Barclays , Prudential Plc and the UK ASEAN Business Council (UKABC). It is the first time that an All-Party Parliamentary Group has taken a trade mission on a visit to a market in conjunction with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). The region is predicted to be the fourth largest market in the world by 2030. billion (+7.4%
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [Electrician] Boris Johnson reveals £100m affordable housing boost
    Affordable housing Boris Johnson Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Politics Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 £100 million investment Building industry career change construction economic boost Greater London Authority Housing Covenant London new jobs news skills t4ts The Mayor of London trade trades train United Kingdom
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [Electrician] Imperial College unveils plans for new London campus
    Imperial College London has revealed further details of its plan to build a £150 million campus in White City that will create around 3,200 new jobs and boost the trades. The centrepiece of the 7-acre new Imperial West campus is the multi-million Research and Translation Hub for academics and business partners that will see the building of new homes, publicly accessible green space, pedestrian subways and leisure and retail facilities. Imperial bought the land for the new campus from the BBC in 2009. The College plans to complete the construction in 2015.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [Electrician] Government’s support for improving new homes and boosting energy efficiency
    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. I want to do everything to cut bills by making homes in this country the most energy efficient possible.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Electrician] Construction Starts on 100 Cheapside in the City of London
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing Politics t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 BREEAM building career change City of London construction economic boost engineering Graham Tyler London development Managing Director new jobs Paul Heather Quadrant Estates SKANSKA skilful workforce skills t4ts news trade trades train
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Electrician] Enterprise Zone Fund to accelerate growth and create new jobs
    A £59 million Enterprise Zone Fund to help speed up growth and create thousands of new trade jobs has been launched by the Government. Enterprise Zones across England can now apply for funding to help them ‘turn shovel ready sites into job ready sites’ by completing key infrastructure projects and boosting the trades. They reflect the Government’s core belief that economic growth and job creation should be led by the private sector. They are a fantastic way to attract the jobs and business investment that local areas need. It is time for Enterprise Zones to take up the gauntlet of growth.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    [Electrician] Time to seize the moment on offshore wind and the renewable industry
    Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has warned that the UK Government should allocate further investment to boost the electricity market and create thousands of offshore wind jobs. recent report by Cambridge Econometrics found that UK GDP will be £20bn or 0.8 per cent higher in 2030 if wind is deployed rather than gas, with 70,000 more jobs created – but that investors needed certainty if we are to secure these benefits. Scotland would benefit in particular from an increase in offshore wind, as we have a quarter of the offshore wind potential in Europe. The time to reassure them is now.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
    [Electrician] Waitrose announced as first retailer deal at London’s King’s Cross
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing courses t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building career change construction electricians engineering Engineers Kings Cross listed building consent London new jobs news Planning approval plumbers skills trade trade professionals trades train Waitrose
  • HTRC  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [Electrician] Estimating 101 – Trust but Verify
    For example, I may look at the plans & count outlets in the case of an electrician. If there is one thing that throws many new construction companies and even some established companies for a loop, it is estimating. Just last week on one of the forums an owner was asking; who should eat this cost? The issue, he dropped a set of plans off for his supplier to estimate not only the price of the materials needed but the quantity. While one would hope that the supplier would take those shingles back, they might not be able to if they were special ordered. in 12 = 1.054. in 12 = 1.083.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [Electrician] David Cameron on India Trade Trip
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs construction news Electrical News electrician jobs Employment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Politics t4ts Technology Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 British building career change construction david cameron electricians engineering India Investment Minister new jobs news plumbers politics Prime skills t4ts news trade trades trainIn 2010, the UK attracted 97 new projects from India generating 6,096 jobs.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [Electrician] Take the Test
    What would happen to carpenters, electricians and plumbers? The report said, “If home building were like health care, carpenters, electricians and plumbers each would work with different blueprints, with very little coordination.” 'I found this test today about the outrageous failure of our Medical system to regulate costs and in turn raise Patient care. The test shows exactly how badly managed the system is. Much was made years ago with regards to the Department of Defense and the 10K Toilet Seats. The quiz is there with the appropriate answers already marked. health care system.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [Electrician] Take the Test
    What would happen to carpenters, electricians and plumbers? The report said, “If home building were like health care, carpenters, electricians and plumbers each would work with different blueprints, with very little coordination.” I found this test today about the outrageous failure of our Medical system to regulate costs and in turn raise Patient care. The test shows exactly how badly managed the system is. Much was made years ago with regards to the Department of Defense and the 10K Toilet Seats. The quiz is there with the appropriate answers already marked. health care system.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
    [Electrician] Heathrow unveils £3bn investment plan
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Climate Change Construction construction jobs construction news elearning awards electrician electrician jobs Employment Energy Efficiency Environment Government Infrastructure jobs Politics t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building career change Colin Matthews construction electricians engineering Heathrow Airport Investment new jobs news plumbers skills trade trades trainThe plans include the completion of Terminal 2 and the early works on extending the building.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Electrician] Leeds approves two major waste plants
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news Electrical News electrician jobs Employment Government Housing Scheme jobs Politics Property maintenance busines t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building career development Councillor Mark Dobson Cross Green Energy industry engineering Leeds City Council new jobs news skills Timber framing trade train Veolia Environmental Services Waste plants Waste treatmentThe two incinerators will be built within a mile of each other.
  • SCAFFMAG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013
    [Electrician] The Story Behind The Safe Scaffold Bolt Fitting
    came up with the idea for the Safe Scaffold Bolt Fitting whilst working on a Power Station as an Electrician in Hull, I was forever catching my high-visibility vest and overalls on protruding scaffolding bolts when working at height. The Safe Scaffold Bolt Fitting. present to you this new innovative fitting from Presco The Safe Scaffold Bolt Fitting. This new product is said to be an effective and safe method for eliminating protruding bolt threads. Ideal for use in narrow walkways, in cramped access areas and around doorways. In the beginning. Boredom doesn’t come close. Swivels.
  • CONSTRUCTION KNOWLEGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
    [Electrician] Friday Fun: Effective Counseling
    Our first couple had a guy who worked as an electrician in construction, so I thought I’d have extra special insight. When I was writing Joyful Living: Build Yourself a Great Life! worked with John and Sharon Charles as my editors. They also ran Abundant Living , a counseling ministry. They thought TBW and I would make great marriage counselors and I agreed. During our first meeting, they shared their problems (people sure do crazy-assed things), and we agreed on an action plan. got blank stares. The next two week visit yielded the same response. love the video below. BYLMTvxOaeE.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
    [Electrician] Glasgow College announces preferred bidder for new super campus
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Climate Change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician Employment Government Housing Scheme Infrastructure t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building College Board construction industry Economic growth Education engineering European Investment Bank Glasgow Investment jobs Julia Kennedy landscape Robert McAlpine Scotland Scottish Funding Council Scottish Futures Trust Scottish government Sir Robert McAlpine skills t4ts news trade train
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013
    [Electrician] Go-ahead for new council houses in Linton
    Affordable housing Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician electrician jobs Employment Environment Government Heath and Safety Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 building Cllr Mark Howell construction economic boost England Housing programme new homes new jobs skills South Cambridgeshire District Council t4ts news trade trades trainWork is set to start onsite later this year and is due to be completed in 2014.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Electrician] Clegg unlocks more cash to help businesses
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news electrician jobs Employment Government Infrastructure jobs plumbing plumbing jobs Politics Property maintenance busines t4ts Trades train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 £350 million investment businesses Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Funding Investment new jobs news politics regional growth fund Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills skills trade trades train UK Government Vince Cable
  • BE THE PRO  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Electrician] Join the Pro Forum & Enter to Win a Back Butter Buddy™
    General Contractor / Builder Trim / Finish Contractor Installation HVAC Demolition Welding Cabinetry Furniture Making Building Maintenance Electrician Iron Worker Masonry / Concrete Remodeling Framing Carpenter Plumber Woodworker Fire Protection Other What is your age? “Why should I join a forum for professional contractors?” ” The BeThePro.com team understands the concern of professional contractors like you – about time constraints and distractions. But BeThePro.com isn’t just another community for construction professionals. site written by pros and for pros.
  • GREEN GODDESS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2012
    [Electrician] Its Not How Hard
    He was enrolling in the Job Corps program, and they agreed they would pay down the bills together after he became an electrician. Its just the fact that you fall that matters. And what is the real issue is there is no one there to pick you up. frequently say the fall from the curb to the gutter is short but its a mighty hard one. Ours is a system so broken, so damaged that survival is not of the fittest its just of the lucky and/or the wealthy. The safety nets you believe exist don't or they are so corroded they are useless. Unless you want to talk about the non elephant in the room.
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Electrician] Bam Construct to start a £50m Glasgow job
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news Electrical News electrician Employment Environment Government Infrastructure jobs Scotland t4ts Technology train4tradeskills Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 BAM Construct UK BAM construction building construction Executive director Glasgow Investment John Burke new jobs news skills t4ts news trade trades train train4tradeskills newsThe project, which is being developed and built by BAM , will receive a £9.6 BAM is also investing £40.4m
  • TRAIN4TRADESKILLS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
    [Electrician] £100m repairs contract to create new jobs
    Building Construction Industry Building Engineering Sector Business Career change Construction construction jobs construction news Diageo electrician jobs Employment Government Housing Scheme Infrastructure jobs plumbing jobs Property maintenance busines t4ts Technology Trades Train4TradeSkills News UK Economy 4 Bruce Melizan Contract development and property East Thames director Executive director Facebook Geoff Pearce Interserve Maintenance repair and operations new jobs news River Thames skills thames trade trades train train4tradeskills news Twitter
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