MD Sleeping Rough for Homelessness Charity

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On Thursday 2nd November our Managing Director John Fraser will have his flask held close to him in his sleeping bag, resting his head on the cold floor as he prepares for a night sleeping rough. Why? He will be taking part in the CEO Sleepout event at Preston Park Museum in Stockton.

The charity, which raises money to fight homelessness and poverty across the UK, was set up in 2013 by philanthropist Andy Preston after two successful Sleepout events were held at Middlesbrough FC and Newcastle United. CEO Sleepout events are now hosted in a number of cities across the UK each year, with executives from Leeds, Manchester, London and Northumberland to take part before the end of 2017.

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Biochemica makes a splash with appointment of new MD

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North East-based water and wastewater treatment specialist, Biochemica Group Ltd, has appointed a new managing director as part of its ambitious growth strategy.

The Billingham-headquartered Company, which counts major blue chip companies across a variety of sectors including food and beverage, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical and utilities among its most prestigious clients, recorded a turnover of £6m, up 23% on the previous year.

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HOW SAFE IS YOUR SPA?

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Biochemica Leisure are here to help you answer this question

Following a number of outbreaks linked to spa pools in leisure centres, hotels, holiday homes and on cruise ships, the Health and Safety Executive has released new guidance (HSG 282) to assist those who manage or operate spa-pool systems and explains how to manage and control the risks from legionella and other infectious agents.

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Ofwat postpones new connection charging rules

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The framework will not be implemented from April 2017. Instead, the regulator said it is considering introducing the new charging framework from April 2018.

Charging rules for new connection services will cover charges by English water companies to developers and other customers for: connections with water mains and public sewers; the provision of new water mains, public sewers and lateral drains; and pipe diversions.

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Ofwat examines potential for competition in the water market

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More competition in the residential water market could be worth billions of pounds and lead to better service, according to the country’s water regulator.

The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) has published a report, requested by the Government, on the costs and benefits of opening England’s residential retail water market up to competition.

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New Steam Boiler Guidance BG – 04 – are you aware of the changes?

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August 2016 saw the release of BG04 Boiler Water Treatment Guidance for shell boilers, coil boilers, steam generators and hot water boilers 2016. This new guidance is intended to assist engineers and plant operatives  who are responsible on site for boilers and boiler water treatment and will aid in complying with HSE INDG436-Safe management of industrial steam and hot water boilers – A guide for owners, managers and supervisors of boilers, boiler houses and boiler plant

Biochemica are here to help you understand these changes!

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British Armed Forces to benefit from Bio-Circle Green Technologies

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The British Armed Forces have recently taken delivery of four new Bio-Circle GT Compact Parts Washing systems for degreasing and thorough cleaning of small items of artillery. They were very impressed with this new technology as it eliminates the issues of solvent use and disposal.

The Bio-Circle parts washing system is a safe, efficient and sustainable solution for companies seeking a cost-effective green cleaning technology. It eliminates hazardous chemical waste and is a proven alternative to traditional solvent cleaners – thousands of industrial users have adopted Bio-Circle worldwide and it’s great for improving ISO18001 and ISO 14001 compliance

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Celebrating Sustainable Technology on World Environment Day!

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To mark World Environment Day on June 5th, Biochemica UK Ltd, based in Billingham, was proud to announce their partnership with Bio-Circle to provide groundbreaking surface technology solutions to businesses UK-wide. The new technology is set revolutionise the way in which parts are cleaned, increasing efficiency and lowering costs while being kind to the environment.

Bio-Circle facilitates easy and safe parts cleaning through water-based cleaning with natural microorganisms, without solvents or cold cleaners cleaning effectively. This means minimal impact on our environment and a significant reduction of risk and discomfort to the user.

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Biochemica is now a preferred supplier of Bio-Circle in UK

Bio-circle Surface Technology Gmbh are an environmentally conscious chemical company that provides high-performance cleaning, degreasing and lubricating solutions designed to improve worker health and safety. Together, our focus is on maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) as well as industrial production processes. Bio-Circle, through Biochemica UK offer bio-remediating and bio-renewable liquids and parts washing systems that eliminate the hazards of solvents and the costs of protecting workers from exposure to toxic chemicals.

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Biochemica is Recruiting!

This is your chance to join Biochemica’s ever growing team as a Business Development Consultant covering London and the surrounding area. Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@biochemica.co.uk by 31 April 2016.

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Biochemica fishes out new skills for apprentices

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Water management company, Biochemica UK Ltd has unveiled a novel approach to teaching its apprentices new skills as it celebrates National Apprenticeship Week.

National Apprenticeship Week, which launched yesterday (14 March 2016) promotes the benefits and positive impacts apprenticeships bring to individuals, businesses and the economy.

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Biochemica boss opens search for next ‘Apprentice Great’ with NECC

Biochemica opens search for next Apprentice Great

Biochemica UK Ltd has launched a search to find its first Laboratory Technician Apprentice – the role which kick started the career of its Managing Director and gained him recognition as one of the region’s most successful business leaders.

Billingham headquartered Biochemica is the North East’s largest independent water and wastewater treatment specialist. Formed in 2007 by Managing Director Dave Ruddy and Commercial and Technical Director Dr Tim Robinson, the company has grown year-on-year and today operates nationwide and in Ireland with its sights set on international growth.

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