Monthly Archives: February 2012

25 Feb

Thinking ahead on Diesel Storage

Hospital estates teams are no strangers to ensuring that they have a ready supply of diesel stored on site ready to fuel standby generators in the event of a power outage. However, new legislation now means that the formulation of red diesel is changing and, as Kenny Berrie, technical manager at generator specialist, Dieselec Thistle, explains, these changes will

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21 Feb

Dieselec Thistle Wins Olympic Press-tige

As featured in Electrical Digest Leading generator specialist, Dieselec Thistle, is to play a vital role in ensuring the 2012 Olympics is enjoyed by sports fans across the world by providing the standby generator for the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in the Olympic Village. Big enough to house five jumbo jets and designed to provide facilities

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20 Feb

Home Grown Opportunities

At a time when all the talk is of economic contraction, consolidation and keeping companies’ heads above water, few are bullish about growth.  In this article, however, sales director of generator specialist, Dieselec Thistle, Brian Muirie, discusses the importance of a growth strategy during tough economic times and the need to plan ahead to ensure

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15 Feb

Sole supplier deal for Dieselec Thistle

Dieselec Thistle has been awarded a sole supplier contract by Scottish Water for the supply of diesel generators. The three-year contract, which can be extended to five years, is Scottish Water’s first sole supplier framework to be awarded to a generator supplier. The new arrangement ensures that Dieselec Thistle Generators will supply all Scottish Water’s

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14 Feb

Glasgow’s Back Up for Medical Emergencies

An £840 million new build project, the New South Glasgow Hospital will be one of the largest acute hospitals in the UK, providing 1,109 beds in wards made up of 28 en-suite rooms.  Ensuring that a hospital of this size has all the electrical power it needs to maintain services is no small undertaking and

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