Press Releases

Oct 10, 2014 10:55 BST Bury Council Households will have their bins collected as originally scheduled next Tuesday (14 Oct) after trades unions suspended their planned strike action.

Oct 09, 2014 17:01 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Burton Market Hall is thrilled to announce the opening of a further three shop units on Saturday 11 October 2014. The new shop units are Style Barn, Phoebe’s Fabrics, and DK Tagz. These new shops complement the existing shop units and pop up traders already operating in the Market Hall. In support of their opening Burton Market Hall have offered free pop ups to all traders.

Oct 07, 2014 06:29 BST Uppsala University By providing the infrastructure that connects global flows and financial systems, major cities have increased their political power alongside the nation-states. In some cases, they are pursuing their own foreign policy in several areas. In her PhD thesis Kristin Ljungkvist, at Uppsala University, has studied the effects of this development and argues that certain risks should be heeded.

M12 power connectors

Oct 03, 2014 11:05 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact has extended its portfolio for the M12 power product range with a 2+PE version for the 230 V mains supply.

Rochdale residents urged to make their metals matter

Oct 03, 2014 09:30 BST Rochdale Borough Council Recycle for Greater Manchester and Rochdale Borough Council have joined forces with the metal packaging and recycling industry to launch a new campaign to urge people living in Rochdale borough to make their ‘metals matter’ by encouraging them to recycle more.

Thermotolerant yeast can provide more climate-smart ethanol

Oct 02, 2014 19:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology With a simple mutation, yeast can grow in higher than normal temperatures. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology demonstrate this in an article in the scientific journal Science. The findings may result in ethanol being more effectively manufactured for vehicle fuel, as well as increase the possibility of using residual waste as a raw material.

ÅF signs consultancy agreement with Riikinvoima for new waste-to-energy plant

Oct 02, 2014 08:17 BST ÅF ÅF has signed an Owner’s Engineer contract with Riikinvoima Oy for a new CHP plant in the Varkaus area, about 300 km north-east of Helsinki, Finland.

Oct 01, 2014 16:39 BST Capitalize A survey has revealed 87.9% of motorcycle and scooter commuters believe they are happier when arriving at work compared to other modes of travel. The research which reached out to 1,000 UK commuters, asked participants to reflect on their best and worst journeys to work and consequently unveiled motorcycling to have the best effect on an individual’s happiness.

Space savings across three levels

Oct 01, 2014 10:43 BST Phoenix Contact UK The new UT 4-PE/L/HESI fuse terminal block range with screw connection from Phoenix Contact offers a high degree of functionality on three levels with a pitch of just 6.2 mm.

Sep 30, 2014 17:32 BST Bury Council Starting next week, bin collection days and collection frequencies will change for most households throughout the borough of Bury.