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Siemens and Encirc enter strategic technology partnership

The memorandum represents the start of a technology partnership agreement between the two companies, designed to spearhead the deployment of advanced digital technologies and services across Encirc’s operations.

27 Feb 2017


Rio Tinto board changes

Rio Tinto will appoint three new independent non-executive directors to the boards of Rio Tinto plc (LSE: Rio:London) and Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:Rio) (the “board”).
 

10 Feb 2017


Pilkington advanced glazing helps Cambridge University achieve BREEAM excellent status

The recently completed £26m Maxwell Centre is the centrepiece for the University of Cambridge’s physical sciences and engineering industrial engagement activity. It is intended as a centre for carrying out ‘blue skies’ research with objectives relevant to industry and society at large, in areas including efficient electricity generation, storage and use.

7 Feb 2017


GGF welcomes new president

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) welcomed its new President, Alan Burgess, (Managing Director of Masterframe Windows) at the President’s Reception on 2 February at The Building Centre in London.

6 Feb 2017


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