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Weekly Cooling & Air Conditioning Industry News - 19-23 October 2015

Weekly Cooling & Air Conditioning Industry News - 19-23 October 2015

Date: 20th October 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, October 2015

It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.


Just 16% of Firms are BIM Ready - Oct 19 via @TheBIMhub
Despite being just months away from UK government deadlines, fewer than 1 in 6 building services firms are ready to use BIM on projects.

Contracts agreed at £80m Tower Works scheme - Oct 19 via @BusinessDesk_YK
The regeneration of Leeds' South Bank has received its second boost in a matter of days after developers Carillion announced it has signed the contract to deliver the £80m Tower Works scheme.

UK and Dutch contractors shine - Oct 19 via @CoolingPost
HVAC contractors and installers in the UK and Netherlands are doing better than some of their European neighbours, according to a new survey.

UK-based Memset opens second government cloud data center - Oct 20 via @dcdnews
Memset, supplier of cloud hosting services to UK SMEs and the public sector, has opened a second data center for government IaaS services.

Survey shows growth for manufacturers despite challenges - Oct 20 via @WNYChamber
The latest findings from the West & North Yorkshire Chamber quarterly economic survey (QES) for Q3 2015 present a two speed economy.  The service sector continues to grow at pace, reporting increasing headcounts and solid domestic and export sales, although the pace of growth has slowed in parts of our region.

Research: Colocation providers will struggle without their own cloud - Oct 21 via @datacenter
Investment in colocation facilities will continue growing, as they evolve to support hybrid cloud architectures.

Growth of demand for permanent construction staff accelerates - Oct 21 via @HVN_Plus
September data has highlighted continued increases in demand for construction workers.

Lithuanian data center operator expands into Sweden - Oct 22 via @dcdnews
Lithuanian data center operator Duomenų Logistikos Centras (Data Logistics Center) is set to expand into Sweden, with a Tier III facility on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.

£400m Kirkstall Forge development appoints contractors - Oct 22 via @bdailyyorkshire
A team of contractors, including Wates as principal contractor, have been appointed to deliver the first phase of Commercial Estates Group’s Kirkstall Forge scheme in Leeds.

£2.15m aerospace manufacturing project gets funding from government - Oct 23 via @BusinessDesk_YK
A £2.15M project involving Yorkshire companies is receiving millions from the Government as they announce the winners of a £47m government and industry competition.

Asia-Pacific Data Center Report - Oct 23 via @datactrjournal
The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has been developing quickly in recent years as a powerful emerging economy as well as a major player in technology markets.

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