Press Releases

19inch rack switches for control centres and data centres

Feb 24, 2014 09:30 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact is now offering new rugged managed switches for deployment in 19” racks as used in control centres and data centres.

Acquire short signals reliably

Feb 24, 2014 09:22 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Sensors provide very short signals in specific areas of application, including in conveying technology. With the new logic pulse expansion module from the PLC relay range by Phoenix Contact, pulses> 0.1 ms can be reliably acquired and expanded to 10...2550 ms.

New VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid set for Geneva debut

Feb 21, 2014 09:01 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen has unveiled the first pictures of the Golf GTE – a new plug-in hybrid version of the multi-award-winning Golf hatchback that combines the benefits of electric mobility with the dynamics of a Golf GTI.

Successful Recycling Campaign Rolled Out To Littleborough

Feb 20, 2014 14:52 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A campaign by Rochdale Borough Council to help residents put the right waste in the correct bin has proved such a success that it is being rolled out to a further area from March in a bid to improve the area’s recycling rates.

Campaign saved 120 tonnes of sulphur emissions

Feb 20, 2014 08:36 GMT Port of Gothenburg The Port of Gothenburg's campaign for a cleaner shipping industry is continuing to bear fruit. During 2013, 49 vessels took part in the programme. In total, they saved 120 tonnes of sulphur emissions.

Feb 18, 2014 09:02 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Marchington Parish Council becomes the fourteenth Parish Council to seek a designation to allow them to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan for their area.

CSR consultancy spreads wings to Whitehaven

Feb 17, 2014 18:40 GMT WeAreSparkle A growing firm is looking to spread its wings and open an office in Whitehaven after completing two high profile contracts in Cumbria.

Selective power distribution with device circuit breakers

Feb 17, 2014 09:17 GMT Phoenix Contact UK The new nominal current versions now also effectively protect loads with high starting currents against overload and short circuit – of up to 10 A with the CB E1 S-R P electronic device circuit breakers and CB E1 S-C P from Phoenix Contact.

Feb 14, 2014 15:32 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced that due to the adverse weather forecast for tomorrow (Saturday 15th February) the Outdoor Market on Station Street is cancelled.

Eco Vehicles Could Save Up To 20% on Petrol Costs

Feb 14, 2014 11:09 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council could reduce fuel costs for its refuse lorries by as much as a fifth after taking delivery of 10 new environmentally friendly vehicles.