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SELECT takes to the road again

Following on from the successful series we ran last year, it gives me great pleasure to announce that this year SELECT will be hosting another series of free Technical Road Shows for our members.  This year we start in Edinburgh in June and conclude with Inverness in September.  Along the way we’ll be staging events … Continued

Alan Ross – 1947 to 2011

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Alan Ross, Chief Executive of the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust(SECTT). Born in St Andrews, Alan spent his early years in South Africa before returning to the UK and to Edinburgh where he served his electrical apprenticeship with the National coal Board.  He worked … Continued

Congratulations Michelle

All at SELECT would like to wish our Benefits Adviser Michelle Courtney(nee Lockie) congratulations on her recent wedding to Philip. The bride…

Golf news – 2011 Schneider Golf Tournament

The 2011 Schneider Golf tournament is moving to one of Scotland’s top golf courses -the Rosemount course, Blairgowrie GC, Blairgowrie. Last year’s Schneider/ECA/SELECT  National Golf Tournament, attracted over 780 entrants. This year’s tournament promises an even better opportunity to play in a new Scottish Region venue and on a new date: Venue: The Scottish Region … Continued

OBE for Trevor Hursthouse, Chairman of the SEC Group

Trevor Hursthouse, chairman of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Mr Hursthouse, who has been employed in construction and building services engineering for over 40 years, has been a member of the board of SEC Group since its inception in 1993, and … Continued

SEC Group Priorities 2011

To view the full document please click here  Priorities 2011 Working with Government Ministers, Shadow Ministers, Members of Parliament and Civil Servants Fair Payment – A Contractual Requirement Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) Working with CROSSRAIL Pre – Qualification Scheme – PAS 91 Amendments to the Construction Act Specialist Engineering Alliance (SEA) ‘More for less’ solutions … Continued

Supplement on Retentions (SECG Focus Jan 2011)

This FOCUS is a supplement to the SEC GROUP FOCUS on retentions issued atthe beginning of January 2011.This dealt with sub-contract provisions that made the release of retentions dependentupon events under the main contract such as the issue of a Certificate of PracticalCompletion or Certificate of Making Good Defects. Such provisions fall foul of theConstruction … Continued