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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 12-16 October, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 12-16 October, 2015

Date: 12th October 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

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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.


Plans in for £36m mixed-use Hull venue - Oct 12 via @insideryorks
Plans to build a mixed-use performance and entertainment venue in Hull, demolish existing buildings and refurbish the Osborne Street multi-storey car park have been submitted.

The philosophy behind CIBSE’s new Guide A - Oct 12 via @MBS_Magazine
The first major update of CIBSE’s guide to environment design (Guide A) in nearly 10 years marks a fundamental change in thinking by embracing environmental issues and the comfort of people in buildings. Derrick Braham, who chaired the steering committee for the new guide, explains the new philosophy.

Irish data center investment will reach €3.7bn - Oct 12 via @dcdnews
At least 18 companies are either in the process of planning data centers or building out their existing data centers within Ireland, reports the The Irish Times.

BAM named as preferred contractor for £16m Warrington project - Oct 13 via @bdaily
UK contractor BAM Construction has been named as the preferred company to deliver the £16m transformation of Warrington’s Sankey Leisure Centre into a community hub.

Digital Realty Completes £1.2bn Telx Data Centre Deal - Oct 13 via @TechWeekEurope
US data centre giant Digital Realty has completed its acquisition of Telx from private equity firms ABRY Partners and Berkshire Partners in a transaction valued at $1.886 billion (£1.21bn).

Sweden urged to slash data center power tax - Oct 13 via @dcdnews
Study proposes 97 percent tax reduction, cutting total data center costs by a quarter.

CIBSE Announces Young Engineer of the Year 2015 - Oct 14 via @ACR_Journal
CIBSE (the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers), announced today the winner of its 20th Young Engineers Awards, Ryan Rodrigues. 

Etihad Airways signs US$700 million deal with IBM - Oct 14 via @datacentresnews
Etihad Airways and IBM have announced a ten-year technology services agreement worth approximately US$700 million.

Trinity Leeds continues its success story with strong sales growth - Oct 15 via @BusinessDesk_YK
Trinity Leeds has enjoyed an 18% growth in its total sales in the last 18 months, as it continues to build on the success of its launch.

UK sets record for low-carbon growth in G20 - Oct 15 via @HVN_Plus
The UK has topped the G20’s Low Carbon Economy Index with a 10.9% year-on-year decline in greenhouse gas emissions linked to energy use.

Northern Ireland does BT datacentre deal - Oct 15 via @datacentresnews
Northern Ireland’s Finance Minister Arlene Foster has announced plans for two new datacentres which will deliver annual savings of around £0.5million for the public sector.

Deal agreed for landmark Leeds site - Oct 16 via @insideryorks
The site of an iconic Leeds landmark which can trace its history back to 1822 is to be redeveloped as a residential and business community after a deal was agreed.

Skillcard gets “smart” - Oct 16 via @CoolingPost
The Engineering Services SKILLcard is converting to ‘smart’ technology as part of a strategy to further improve professional standards across the building engineering services industry.


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