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Great Western Air Ambulance Charity receives new helicopter, operated by Bond Air Services
After a big fundraising campaign and support from members of the public Great Western Air Ambulance Charity have received their new helicopter, operated by Bond Air Services.

Energy Managers Association approved for ESOS Lead Assessor Register
The EMA today announced that it has been approved by the Environment Agency as an Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Lead Assessor Register. As a result, the EMA will maintain a database of qualified Lead Assessors and those who offer services to third parties will be listed on the EMA website.

RATP chooses Siemens France for its automatic train control system
RATP, the Paris region public transport operator, has chosen Siemens France’s automatic train control system SAET [Système d’Automatisation de l’Exploitation des Trains] for the line 14 extension to Mairie de Saint-Ouen station. The automatic system, already in operation on the existing line 14 – between Saint-Lazare and Olympiades – will now be extended to the newly created infrastructure.

Motivating people to become Energy Managers and Environmental Champions
Sustainability Courses and Training from Townsend Consultancy Ltd. Suitable for Schools, Further Education, Third Sector and the Business Sector

LeadTheFuture – A New Concept of Leadership Laboratory Launches today
Marianne Abib-Pech, Former CFO of Shell Aviation and GE Alumni, is today officially launching LeadTheFuture, a leadership firm focused on developing emerging leaders with a strong focus on the Oil and Gas and Private Equity/Asset Management sectors.

SBES launches Emergency First Aid Call System
14 October 2014: SBES is pleased to announce the release of the SBES Emergency First Aid Call System, an innovative alarm system aimed at saving vital initial minutes in the event of a workplace emergency.

RATP Dev will contribute its expertise to operating Manila metro line 1 and its extension for 20 years
On Thursday, 9 October, RATP Group subsidiary RATP Dev signed a contract with the Manila LRT 1 consortium to support operations and maintenance of Manila metro line 1.

TWL Safety Pump – for improved nuclear power plant safety
The ClydeUnion Pumps (CUP) Turbine Water Lubricated (TWL™) pump from SPX offers improved safety and reliability to both pressurised water reactors (PWR) and boiling water reactors (BWR). Based on a well-proven design, the pump has been developed and tested to run for prolonged periods without power and under completely flooded conditions for a minimum of eight hours. It addresses many of the safety concerns raised by reviews and reports following the Fukushima disaster and is being well received by the nuclear industry.

SPX’s ClydeUnion Pumps Recognised for its Excellence in Supply to the Nuclear Industry
SPX ClydeUnion Pumps’ (CUP) manufacturing facilities in Glasgow and Annecy have been awarded “A” Grade supplier designation by China Nuclear Power Engineering Company (CNPEC) in recognition of their high quality design, manufacturing, service and support. The award reflects a longstanding, successful relationship between the organisations, throughout which CUP has delivered 146 pumps for nuclear applications to CNPEC in China since 2006.

SPX Extends Agreement with Krilinex for the Supply of ClydeUnion Pumps
SPX, a leading manufacturer of flow technology solutions, has extended its agreement with the Spanish power solutions experts, Krilinex Power Solutions, for the supply of its ClydeUnion Pumps products.

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