Richard Sagar has won gold for the UK in electrical installation at WorldSkills.

Elecsa has had its Microgeneration Certification Scheme accredited by UKAS.

The Ministry of Justice is seeking up to 10 contractors for a facilities management framework worth between £400m and £1bn.

BAFE (British Approvals for Fire Equipment) is to introduce a competence scheme for emergency lighting design and installing.

Vinci is to buy electrical giant Cegelec.

Polarity Electrical is an ECA member looking for partners to develop its business. Call Mark Purnell on 07533 904225.

Nomenca, the m&e division of North Midland Construction, has released its interim results for the six months to 30 June. Turnover was down 4% on 2008 to £20.9m,while profits fell to £0.29m from £0.48m.

The ECA has become partners with the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.