Tag : supply chain
Clean cold experts from the University of Birmingham have launched a new online tool in conjunction with the UK government and the globally-focused Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP) to help with sustainable energy initiatives and business planning.
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have commenced a partnership with India-based Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation focused on introducing more sustainable cooling to protect foodstocks in Haryana and Punjab.
BESA has said that more than 60 construction and maintenance trade bodies have now lent their support to the Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill that was introduced to parliament in January as a means to reform payment within the construction supply chain.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has updated its guidance on time management for major construction and civil engineering projects in order to account for recent developments in technology and planning.
919 employees working on government or key UK infrastructure jobs for collapsed construction giant Carillion will retain their jobs, the Official Receiver has announced.
Business secretary Greg Clark has welcomed commitments from several banks to support small businesses facing financial difficulties as a result of the collapse of Carillion earlier this week as specialist contractors seek to assess longer-term impacts on their operations.
Uncertainty remains over the future financial stability of a significant number of SMEs and contractors in Carillion’s supply chain following yesterday’s announcement of the liquidation of the construction and services giant.
More must be done to bridge the isolated use of clean cold and cold chain networks moving forward to ensure a more sustainable approach to cooling in food distribution, academics have argued.