Fife’s ScotAsh shortlisted for two top business awards

ScotAsh, which manufactures sustainable products from ash produced by Longannet Power Station, has been named a national champion in this year’s European Business Awards in recognition of its innovation, business excellence and sustainability. The company will now compete for Ruban d’Honneur status in the next round of the competition, with the winners due to be announced next April.

In addition, ScotAsh has been shortlisted for the Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) Awards, to be announced on 26th November. These awards recognise Scottish firms that reduce their impact on the environment. Read more of this post

S4M-02869: Building Technologies Showcase 2012

That the Parliament considers the forthcoming Building Technologies Showcase 2012 to be a positive step in promoting energy-efficient and sustainable construction; understands that the event, which is due to be held on 30 May at Dunfermline’s Carnegie Conference Centre, will cover such themes as renewables, the importance of well-insulated and well-ventilated buildings and legislative and regulatory changes, and hopes that the hosts, Fife Construction Forum and Edinburgh Napier University’s Low Carbon Building Technologies Gateway, build on the success of the first showcase, which was held last year.

Supported by: Richard Lyle, Kevin Stewart, Kenneth Gibson, Fiona McLeod, Mike MacKenzie, Colin Beattie, Dave Thompson

Date Lodged: 11/05/2012

Building Technologies Showcase 2012 Comes to Dunfermline

A showcase event exploring the commercial possibilities of new building technologies takes place on the 30th May at the Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline. 

Building Technologies Showcase 2012 will be hosted by the Fife Construction Forum and Napier University’s Low Carbon Building Technologies Gateway, who hope to draw on the success of last year’s first-ever Showcase. Read more of this post