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Scientific GORE-TEX Test Labs Virtually Accessible in a 360° View

16 hours ago

GORE-TEX products for professional use are valued globally for their high quality and durable performance.

The design and manufacture of membranes, laminates and seam sealing tapes ensure that technical garments, footwear and gloves have the durability to survive the harshest working conditions and meet or exceed required standards for first responders, technical rescue, firefighters or defense personnel. To certify a product's functionality over time, rigorous scientific tests are performed in the GORE-TEX labs around the world. Now, for the first time in the brand’s history…

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GS Yuasa batteries installed in ground-breaking Portsmouth Port electric vehicle charging station

12/01/2021

Portsmouth International Port now has the capability to power electric vehicles at a green and cost-effective rate thanks to the world’s leading battery manufacturer, GS Yuasa. Expert engineers have successfully installed their industry leading lead acid and lithium-ion batteries into a cutting-edge dual chemical battery system.

After months of planning and construction at GS Yuasa’s factory in Ebbw Vale, Wales, the company’s technicians installed specialist racking, custom built equipment, 240 Yuasa ENL batteries and a lithium-ion energy storage cabinet into a containerised 20-foot…

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Stoke Newington gets £3.5m power boost

11/01/2021

More than 50, 000 homes and businesses are benefitting, thanks to an electricity infrastructure upgrade by UK Power Networks.

The firm that keeps power flowing across London, the South-East and East of England has finished installing new electricity equipment that will help to ensure reliable power supplies for homes and businesses in the area for years to come.

This work involved extending an electricity supply point at Edwards Lane to allow space for new cabling to be connected to the network.

It is part of UK Power Networks’ strategy for North London, which will mean it can decommission…

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New awareness campaign by SELECT stresses fatal consequences of not isolating safely during electrical work

11/01/2021

Electrical trade body SELECT has launched a major safe isolation awareness campaign to help keep electricians and apprentices free from harm at work in 2021.

Running under the banner ‘Work dead safely: Stay alive’, Scotland’s largest construction trade association has produced an engaging new animation, brochure and infographic to stress the importance of observing correct safe isolation procedures.

The influential trade body also graphically reinforces the dangers of not isolating safely, with tragic case studies of electricians who have been burned, scarred for life and even killed in…

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Snickers Workwear High-Performance Jackets

08/01/2021

Workwear – Protectivewear - Performancewear – Leisurewear.

With street-smart designs for men and women, all Snickers Workwear jackets include must-have features that focus on fit and freedom of movement as well as using innovative fabrics that deliver long lasting protection and stretch comfort.

Whatever you need – if it’s for work, play or protection against hazards – Snickers Workwear has Jackets that will work on site, are ideal for leisure, always ensuring optimal performance, comfort, good looks and visibility.

ALLROUNDWork Jackets are just what the name suggests, delivering a…

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Stoke Newington gets £3.5m power boost

More than 50, 000 homes and businesses are benefitting, thanks to an electricity infrastructure upgrade by UK Power Networks.

The firm that keeps power flowing across London, the South-East and East of England has finished installing new…

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