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Allspeeds supply decommissioning tools to Sellafield

Within the Sellafield Seascale site the Pile Fuel Storage Pond (PFSP) dates back to 1948, PFSP is the oldest fuel pond and is currently being decommissioned. In order to complete a decommissioning project at the PFSP, Sellafield Ltd needed a tool to cut multiple steel sections. Having known about the capabilities of Allspeeds, Sellafield Ltd approached them for a cutting solution. Click here to read more

UK company design and manufacture world leading cutting and gripping tools for the subsea industry

In January 2013 Britain’s manufacturing production rose to a 16-month high, this is encouraging in the hope that the UK will not dip back into a recession for the third time. Despite being slight, the growth is a positive indicator for the economy and British based companies. Click here to read more

New Operations Manager for Red Mist Media

Red Mist Media (RMM), the global specialist provider of marketing intelligence, media coverage, advertising, communication, brand awareness and social media exposure across industry specific news sites worldwide, has appointed Neil Watson as their Operations Manager.

His role is to help increase customer support, develop new opportunities for clients and expand RMM’s social media solutions.

Neil has worked in the publications industry for over 30 years and was an early adopter in using web technology to promote clients.

“I am delighted with my appointment with RMM. I’m looking forward to fulfilling my new role and expanding the range of services available to our worldwide portfolio of clients” said Neil.

RMM are introducing a quarterly publication to complement their existing 42 channels of industry focused news sites, which currently attracts over 1.5 million page views per year.

Our quarterly magazine features business intelligence gathered from our main products: ProjectsOGP, Your Industry News and The Cable Directory.

The publication provides our readers with project news and information from the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Distributed to over 40,000 subscribers, it is the ideal platform for businesses to target an oil and gas audience.

2013 Publication Deadlines

Booking Deadline         Material Deadline       Print / Issue Date
2nd Quarter Publication  Monday 8th April           Friday 12th April        Monday 6th May
3rd Quarter Publication* Monday 8th July            Friday 12th July         Monday 5th Aug
4th Quarter Publication   Monday 4th November   Friday 11th October   Monday 7th Oct

* Special Offshore Europe addition

For further information, please contact:

Neil Watson
Operations Manager

Red Mist Media Ltd.
Interkab House
Links Place
Aberdeen, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 582902
Email: neil.watson@redmistmedia.com
Web: http://www.redmistmedia.com/

Source: Red Mist Media

Neil Jeffrey gains top Axis Certification

September 2012, Neil Jeffrey, Mayflex Account Manager for Electronic Security, is one of very few technical sales people at the distributor level, to have recently taken and passed the Axis Certified Professional course. He successfully completed the AXIS Network Video exam and thereby meets the exacting standards to be qualified as an Axis Certified Professional in network video.

Axis sets an industry standard by offering system designers and technical sales staff the first professional network video certification to validate IP video expertise. By working together with Prometric, a leading global provider of comprehensive testing and assessment services, Axis provides a globally standardised network video certification that is valid, reliable and fair.

More than a validation of extensive Axis product knowledge, the Axis Network Video Exam serves as a comprehensive indicator of the latest network video technologies, solutions, and best-practice design and implementation techniques. And with regular re-certification on a bi-annual basis, it’s proof of knowledge – today and tomorrow. Quality is in everything Axis do, and the Axis Network Video Exam is a rigorous and advanced level test, providing meaningful endorsement to those who pass and become Axis Certified Professionals.

Commenting on Neil’s certification Gary Harmer Director of Sales for Electronic Security said ‘We are delighted with the result and the fact that Neil is one of very few in the distributor arena that carries such a high level of certification. I have consciously built up a team of sales people who have the technical ability to advise and support our customer base, to ensure they pick the right products and solutions for their individual requirements.

Gary continued ‘At Mayflex we bring the right products, partners, people and service ‘all together’ to ensure that we provide the very best service and support through our Business and Service Essentials. Training is key, and our teams regularly attend vendor and industry courses to ensure that they are fully up to speed with the latest technologies and innovations that are driving IP based video forward at an ever increasing pace.

Mayflex is a distributor for Axis and carry large stocks of the range for next day, free delivery, throughout the UK Mainland. To view the Axis range please visit the online catalogue at www.mayflex.com or call the Mayflex Security sales team on freephone 0800 881 5199 or email to securitysales@mayflex.com

Source: Mayflex

Excel Launches Excel Encyclopaedia Edition 2

3rd September 2012, Excel Networking Solutions, the copper and optical cabling infrastructure provider, has launched the 2nd edition of the Excel Encyclopaedia.

The first version was published back in September 2010 and received much
acclaim for its educational and factual content. The Encyclopaedia has been designed to provide consultants, M&E contractors, end users and installation partners with a thorough understanding of structured cabling and more importantly a complete insight into the Excel Structured Cabling Solution.

Tracey Calcutt, marketing manager commented “We’re delighted with the new Excel Encyclopaedia, we’ve added even more technical content to this edition which includes more explanations, diagrams and quick reference charts that assist the reader to get a clearer understanding of structured cabling in general, as well as being the ultimate guide to the Excel structured cabling solution.”

Tracey continued “A large majority of the Encyclopaedia has been written by key members of our team including two RCDD qualified technicians, one of which, Paul Cave is the Chairman of the BISCI Standards Committee, so the reader can be assured that they’ve got one trusted source of information written by the people that know what they’re talking about.”

Tracey concluded “The Excel Encyclopaedia is available in electronic format from the Excel website or on CD to allow recipients to copy and paste the relevant information for their requirements, particularly in the Pre-Sales Support section which provides ready-made specification document templates to assist with complex bids.”

The Excel Encyclopaedia Edition 2 is available in English, French and Spanish. A copy can be downloaded from www.excel-networking.com and is coming soon in an iPad friendly version. Excel partners can also download word versions of the specification documents and tender responses by visiting the Excel Partner Area on the website.

Source: Excel

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.1 Million SATCOM Equipment Order for Military Network

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.1 million order from a European systems integrator for satellite communications ground equipment which will be utilized by a European Ministry of Defense (“MOD”) to upgrade satellite earth stations. Read more…

NEC wins Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) Submarine Cable System

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE6701) announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar supply contract with the global consortium of communications companies, including NTT Communications, KT, Chunghwa Telecom, and others, to construct the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) system, a high-bandwidth optical submarine cable system that will link 9 countries and territories in Asia. The signing took place at Beijing. Read more…

Google begins Amazon river Street View project

Google is expanding its Street View service into some of the world’s most remote places. Read more…

Hewlett-Packard shares fall 20% on bid for Autonomy

Shares in Hewlett-Packard have fallen sharply on news that it is buying UK software firm Autonomy and may sell its PC business. Read more…

Intel recruits sci-fi writers to dream up future tech

Chip maker Intel has commissioned leading science fiction authors to pen short stories that imagine future uses for the firm’s technology. Read more…

Dell shares slump after sales growth forecast cut

Shares in Dell have fallen 10.4% after the PC-maker slashed its sales growth forecast late on Tuesday, blaming a “more uncertain demand environment”. Read more…

Google gets privacy ‘to-do’ list from watchdog

Google has been handed a list of suggestions for improving privacy on its services by the UK’s Information Commissioner. Read more…

North East Communications Specialist in Himalayan Adventure

An Aberdeen-based communications company is celebrating the completion of an unusual contract to supply services to Nepal. Read more…

Verizon Wireless Launches its 4G LTE Network in Bakersfield, California, Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, Verizon Wireless customers in Bakersfield will be able to surf the Web, download files and share music and photos up to 10 times faster than before with Verizon Wireless’ 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network.  The network launches on Aug. 18 and will be available to customers in the following cities and towns: Read more…

Google to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn

Internet giant Google has announced a deal to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn (£7.7bn). Read more…

Samsung appeals against European tablet sales ban

Samsung has been given a court date to challenge the European sales ban on its Galaxy Tab 10.1. Read more…

Facebook aims to replace texting

Facebook has launched an instant messaging service for mobile phones, similar to BlackBerry Messenger. Read more…

AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Wireless Capacity in the Greater Baltimore Area

Customers in greater Baltimore are expected to experience improved mobile broadband coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment and innovation by AT&T*. The company announced today that it has completed a key initiative in its ongoing efforts to enhance the wireless capacity and performance of its mobile broadband network throughout the greater Baltimore area. From 2008 through 2010, AT&T invested more than $325 million in its Baltimorearea wireless and wireline network. Read more…

North American Agreements Advance Mobile 4G Use

In a major development that advances the deployment of fourth-generation wireless broadband services, the U.S. government has reached agreements with Canadaand Mexico that establish the framework for use of spectrum in the 700 MHz band. The spectrum is being widely deployed for high-speed wireless broadband in the U.S. Read more…

Research In Motion Introduces New BlackBerry 7 Smartphones

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced plans to launch 5 new BlackBerry(R) smartphones based on the BlackBerry(R) 7 Operating System (OS). RIM, in conjunction with carriers and distribution partners around the world, is rolling out two new BlackBerry(R) Bold(TM) models and three new BlackBerry(R) Torch(TM) models, all running the powerful new BlackBerry(R) 7 OS. Read more…

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