Posts Tagged ‘efficient’

Minister starts construction of £83 million military logistics site

Comments Off | 10-17-2015

The state of the art 80,000 square metre building will store food, clothing, general and medical supplies and bring the military’s logistics, commodities and support services up to the standard of industry best practice.
It will also deliver more efficient and effective processes across the supply chain through better storage and streamlined distribution, enhancing the level

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£50 million armoured vehicles fleet support contract awarded

Comments Off | 01-23-2015

The 5-year contract will safeguard 100 jobs, and covers an array of design services including safety advice and elements of operational effectiveness for light, medium and heavy armoured vehicles.
It also combines a number of existing support contracts into a more efficient and effective contracting agreement, saving taxpayers’ money.
Philip Dunne MP, Minister for Defence Equipment, Support

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£11 million to research carbon-cutting technology

Comments Off | 10-14-2014

Government has today (14 October 2014) committed the first £11 million of funding available to accelerate research and development of the carbon-cutting technologies which will power the vehicles of tomorrow.
Plug-in cars and other ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) are already widely available, with sales gathering pace, and the government is funding further research to support

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£9.4 million to boost low carbon heating

Comments Off | 10-3-2014

Almost £2.4 million will be offered to 32 local authorities across England and Wales to support the development of heat network projects, designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills, through the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).
Alongside this, the Government has today launched a £7 million scheme offering developers

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£8.5 million issued for Green Deal Home Improvement Fund in first two weeks

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

£8.5 million has been issued for the new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund during the scheme’s first two weeks, according to industry estimates.
The figure represents a £6 million surge from the first week, during which £2.6 million was issued to households in England and Wales.
A total 2821 applications have been made for the Green Deal

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More than £2.6 million issued for new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund in first week

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

1,736 applications were made for the fund which offers households in England and Wales up to £7600 cash back for making energy efficient home improvements.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said:
“We’ve changed the Green Deal to make it simpler and faster for people to make their homes more energy efficient – you could get

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Countries pledge to tackle multi-billion pound intellectual property crime

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

A new coalition to tackle counterfeiting, copyright infringement and other intellectual property crime was launched at the first International Intellectual Property (IP) Enforcement Summit in London today (Thursday 12 June).
More than 300 delegates from 30 countries attended the event hosted by the UK government in partnership with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

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Government vacates 2 million square metres of property

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

The latest State of the Estate Report shows that the government’s estate rationalisation strategy is continuing to deliver savings for taxpayers and foster economic growth.
The government has reduced the size of its estate by 2 million square metres – the equivalent of 26 times the size of Buckingham Palace – boosting economic growth and saving

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Deputy Prime Minister unveils £100 million Rolls-Royce factory

Comments Off | 06-10-2014

£45 million for development of next-generation engines announced.
A new £100 million Rolls-Royce aerospace factory will be officially opened today (5 June 2014) by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Secretary Vince Cable.
The facility will make more than 2,500 fan and turbine discs a year – essential parts of a plane’s engine, which will power

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British Ports Assocation: smaller ports fund

Comments Off | 04-4-2014

I am delighted to have been invited back to the British Ports Association’s annual lunch.
Because the BPA represents the full breadth of ports, harbours, terminal operators and port facilities across the country you are an important and influential voice in government and beyond.
And I would like to thank Andrew for that kind introduction and congratulate

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