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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 7-11 September, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 7-11 September, 2015

Date: 07th September 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.

New trade body Build UK plans to unite major contractors with specialist construction workers - Sep 7 via @ConstructionEnq
New pan-industry trade body Build UK officially launched today with a five point Action Plan to improve construction. 

Billionaire plans US$355 million Siberian datacenter - Sep 7 via @datacentresnews
Last January, the Russian billionaire, Oleg Deripaska, president and the biggest shareholder of Russia’s largest aluminium producer United Co. Rusal outlined his intention to set up a series of datacentres in Siberia designed to utilise the areas natural resources - notably hydropower - to power the facilities.

Data Center Consolidation: a Manager’s Checklist - Sep 7 via @datacenter
You’ve seen all of the big statistics around cloud growth. It’s clear that demand for new kinds of data center services continues to grow. Through it all, cloud providers and data center partners are working around the clock to make their environments as efficient as possible. Why? To maximize their bottom line and to stay competitive. 

Region's exporters increase overseas sales by £330m in quarter - Sep 8 via @BusinessDesk_YK
Exports by Yorkshire companies increased by 8% in the second quarter of the year, increasing the value of goods leaving the region for overseas markets by £327m.

How Data Center Providers Have Become Cloud Leaders - Sep 8 via @datacenter
The cloud obviously lives in the data center. In today’s ever-changing IT environment, more emphasis is being placed on the data center. In fact, almost all new technologies being deployed today require a place to reside.

Simple steps to reducing energy consumption - Sep 9 via @MBS_Magazine
Reducing energy consumption in buildings does not have to be complicated or expensive. Dr Michelle Agha-Hossein of BSRIA puts forward some suggestions.

Russia leading datacentre emerging markets - Sep 9 via @datacentresnews
A new research report The Emerging Market Data Centre Report – 2015 to 2020 says that the largest country datacentre market is Russia, which is forecast to have over 59,000 sq m of raised floor space as of the beginning of 2015.

Almost 50% of surveying firms are not adopting BIM - Sep 10 via @HVN_Plus
The latest RICS survey has found that although a large majority of surveying firms have considered the business case for BIM adoption (74%), there is still a large proportion of firms (49%) not using BIM in the day-to-day aspects of their work.

Datacentre investment forecasts significant growth for Nordic region through to 2017 - Sep 10 via @datacentresnews 
The Nordic region is set to benefit from significant datacentre investment over the next three years, of an estimated €3.3billion with more than 49% derived from overseas Internet players.

Balfour to build £350m Manchester campus - Sep 11 via @ConstructionEnq
Balfour Beatty is being lined-up to build a new £350m engineering campus at the University of Manchester.


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