Electrical Trade News from around the UK.

Leading UK lighting provider, Contrac Lighting is extremely pleased to announce the directorship of Mel Collins. As Commercial Director, she joins Anne, Kelvin and Graham on the board.

Available from specialist distributor Switchtec, a Lightning Current Counter from leading Surge Protection Device Manufacturer “Citel” which records localised lightning strikes.

Lincolnshire based Rolec EV, manufacturer of Europe’s largest range of EV charging points, has announced the opening of a new factory complex to increase production output by over 200%, with the creation of a further 50 full-time jobs. 

All electrical contractors must ensure they are up to date with the new requirements for BS 7671:2018, when the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations comes into effect on 01 January 2018.

Almost 100 delegates attended an important seminar organised by Wessex Electricals during Electrical Fire Safety Month. The event at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium heard from Tim Bollard of NICIEC and ELECSA, the market leading certification body for electricians. He spoke about the new wirin

High conductivity and long-life crimp joints can be quickly formed using cable terminals and a crimping tool. This solderless way of organising wires ensures a secure and precise electrical contact.

Develop Training Ltd (DTL) has hired Matthew Gray in the newly-created role of Operations Manager as demand grows for training in the construction and utility sectors.

Regional shows attract record number of contractors ahead of 18thEdition introduction

NICEIC and ELECSA’s latest Tech Talk series has attracted record crowds as contractors prepare for the upcoming introduction of the 18thEdition.