So, it’s been a couple of weeks since we last wrote a blog and an awful lot has been happening!
Everyone has heard about the terrible United Airline drama, with the Doctor being violently dragged down the aisle. The Dr Dao has now spoken out about the incident for the first time and his family have issued an official statement, which you can read here.
Trump and Putin aren’t exactly seeing eye to eye at the moment, with Trump admitting “Russia relations have reached a low point” – Who knows if this is part of Putin and Trumps big plan though! More on these details here.
Millions of householders admit to struggling with even some of the most basic household tasks, according to a new study from insurer Aviva. Research carried out as part of the company’s latest Home report discovered one in five people aren’t confident changing a light bulb (21%) while a similar number (19%) admit they don’t know how to boil an egg (oh dear)!
In construction news this week…
Business park plan approved for Kellingley Colliery. Developer Harworth has got outline planning for a major commercial redevelopment of the former Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire.
Route picked for £6bn Lower Thames Crossing. The Government has plumped for a preferred route for a new multi-billion pound Lower Thames Crossing between Essex and Kent.
Falling pipe leaves worker paralysed. An Essex gas infrastructure specialist has been fined £200,000 after an employee suffered serious injuries when a pipe fell into the trench he was working in.
In MECsafe news this week…
We still have plenty of availability on the following courses:
- SSSTS – 20th & 21st April 2017
- IPAF 3a & 3b – 21st April 2017
- SMSTS – 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th April 2017 (day release)
If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Have a lovely Bank Holiday Weekend!! 🙂