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Circular Economy Ecodesign Directive Refurbished Equipment

November 14, 2017

Slaters Becomes Founder Member of European Remanufacturing Council

Slaters Electricals has become one of the founding members of the newly established European Remanufacturing Council (Conseil Européen de Remanufacture) along with companies such as IBM, SKF and Volvo Car Group. The council is based in Brussels and will represent small and large businesses across Europe from all remanufactured product sectors.

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Electrical Engineering Work Experience

August 18, 2017

A Week in the Workplace: Work Experience at Slaters Electricals

Slaters Electricals has played host to Amy Rafferty this week on her work experience. Amy has worked throughout the business and in this article she explains about her ambitions for her future career and her week working at Slaters.

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11kV Switchgear Complete Package Solution Refurbished Equipment

January 11, 2017

11kV Switchboard supply & install for UK Production Facility

Slaters Electricals have recently completed an 11kV switchgear replacement project on an urgent turn around for a global manufacturer in the food and agriculture sector. When one of their key production facilities in the UK suffered a catastrophic failure to one of their onsite 11kV switchboards they turned to Slaters for assistance.  Slaters provided a […]

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Ecodesign Directive Refurbished Equipment

August 19, 2015

Refurbished transformers and the Ecodesign Directive

The Ecodesign Directive, which came into force on the 1st July 2015, is an EU legislation which requires energy related products to meet strict energy efficient requirements. The directive includes regulation on small, medium and large transformers placed on the market for the first time after the enforcement date. The aim of the Ecodesign directive […]

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Circular Economy Refurbished Equipment

June 9, 2015

Power Distribution Equipment in the Circular Economy Whitepaper

Slaters Electricals has collaborated with the CRR – Centre for Remanufacturing and Reuse on a whitepaper which explores how refurbishing or remanufacturing is an important component of the circular economy, and how it provides a cost effective option for power distribution equipment.

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Circular Economy Refurbished Equipment

May 2, 2014

Refurbishing in the Circular Economy

The term ‘Circular Economy’ has been discussed widely in the media over the last few years. The Ellen MacArthur foundation, a charity set up by the former British sailor in 2010, is dedicated to working with business and education to ‘accelerate the transition to a circular economy’. Even The Guardian has a dedicated ‘Circular Economy […]

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February 21, 2014

What to do if you have electrical damage from floods

With the wettest winter on record and storms battering the UK over the last few weeks, the resulting floods have caused devastation to homes and businesses across the country. Over 5000 properties are still flooded, tens of thousands of people have been left without power and the damage to equipment and electrical infrastructure is some […]

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May 28, 2013

Jersey Electricity – The Logistics

Our project with Jersey Electricity was one of the most complex projects ever undertaken by Slaters Electricals, due to the logistics of transporting the 60-tonne transformer from the Slaters factory in North East England to the Power Station in Jersey. Take a look at our video showing the logistics of the project on site in […]

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February 28, 2013

Saving energy and reducing bills for Businesses

Energy prices have risen considerably over the last couple of years. Last week the Chief of utility regulator Ofgem warned that further price increases were imminent as the UK’s reliance on gas grows as market availability falls. In light of this we have decided to put together some tips and ideas for businesses to help […]

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October 26, 2012

Slaters Celebrate 92% pass mark for UVDB Verify audit

Slaters Electricals completed their yearly UVDB audit this week scoring a fantastic overall mark of 92%.

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