Cedrec and COVID-19

In these uncertain times, we feel its right to let you all know what we're doing here at Cedrec in light of the on-going development of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The health and wellbeing of ou...

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HSE fines company £2 million for a jet wash fatality

Leadec Limited, a company specialising in industrial services, has been fined after an employee suffered a fatal injury when cleaning wastewater pipes.

On 18 June 2017 a Leadec&nb...

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UK failing to meet UN biodiversity targets

It has been a decade since the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity at Aichi Provence in Japan agreed on 20 global targets for biodiversity for the 2011-2020 period.

The UK's s...

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MoD given crown censure following tragic death of military diver

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with a Crown Censure following the death of a military diver during training.

Lance C...

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HSE increase inspections in Oldham and Pendle

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are continuing to carry out further spot inspections across businesses in Oldham and Pendle to ensure they are COVID secure. The increa...

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Eco-friendly HS2 interchange granted planning permission

Planning permission has been granted by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Counicl for HS2's landmark interchange station in Solihull. The station will be at the heart of the HS2 network in the Midlands...

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Permission granted for seabed lease for new offshore wind projects in Wales

The rights for seabed lease agreements to two new offshore wind projects have been granted by the Crown Estate, who is responsible for the management of the majority of the seabed around the UK coa...

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Record wind power use set in August

National Grid have confirmed that records were broken in August when wind power generation supplied almost 60% of the UK's electricity on two separate occasions.

On 22 August 59.1% of all t...

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Isle of Wight worker dies during demolition project

Three construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project.

Portsmouth Crown Court...

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Manufacturer fined after employee fatally crushed

Scapa UK Limited, which manufactures adhesive tape, was fined over £135,000 after an employee was fatally injured when operating a rewind slitting machine.

On 10 April 2018, the...

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Concerns raised over British energy infrastructure

The CEO of National Grid, John Pettigrew, has raised concerns over a lack of investment in the UK's energy infrastructure which could lead to greater risks of blackouts in some areas. He said the U...

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UK on route for first plastic to hydrogen project

The engineering design phase has began on what is believed to be the UK's first hydrogen from plastic waste facility. The project by developer Peel L&P Environmental will be located at Thornton...

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Scottish Government announces low carbon and green jobs funding

£1.4 billion has been promised by the Scottish Government to fund low carbon projects and a further £100 million in funding announced for a Green Jobs fund as part of Scotland's plan fo...

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Report on reform to England's planning system calls for major reorganisation of local Government

According to a report, proposals to reform England's planning system calls for a major reorganisation of local Government to introduce more unitary authorities.

In Autumn the Government is...

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Wind and solar expected to be cheaper energy options by 2040

New research from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has shown that new solar and wind plants will cost significantly less than gas per megaw...

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