Sustainable fishing nets quota increases for UK fishermen

Today the UK government achieved agreements supporting UK fishermen and sustainable fishing at the annual EU talks on fishing quotas. Fishermen across the country are set for a boost as the UK government’s commitment to sustainable fishing secured significant quota increases for key stocks at this year’s annual negotiations. This included an increase in quotas of More Info »

Landmark for English Channel electricity link project

IFA2 project is the first interconnector to have received all necessary consents in the UK. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued a comprehensive decision for the IFA2 (Interconnexion France-Angleterre) project under the TEN-E Regulations, after it attained all of the required statutory consents in UK consenting regime. The IFA2 interconnector is a 1,000mw high voltage More Info »

Company fined £80,000 for polluting brook with hazardous chemical

Environment Agency investigation launched after hydrochloric acid enters watercourse killing 199 fish in 2015 Over 600 litres of a solution containing hydrochloric acid, caustic soda and water entered Shelf Brook Firth Rixson Metals Limited has been ordered to pay a fine of £80,000 after pleading guilty to polluting a watercourse in Glossop. The Environment Agency prosecuted More Info »

Construction workers think Brexit will hit government infrastructure projects and ‘intensify skills crisis’, research shows

More than 80 per cent of construction workers believe Brexit will damage the UK’s industry and prevent high-profile government infrastructure projects from being delivered, a new study suggests.  Researchers at Birmingham City University have been examining the views of people working in the sector to see how they believe jobs, projects and industry will be More Info »

TWF Now Releasing The First ‘A+’ Rated Energy Efficient Mass Market Housing

Using the latest building materials, technology and construction techniques, TWF has developed a range of quick build, lower cost (over a standard build) A+ rated energy efficient homes for developers/builders and housing authorities to release to the mass market. Depending on the project, TWF can finance the build and are particularly interested in discussing longer More Info »