Earthing & Lightning Protection

By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2016

          GreyMatters specialise in Earthing System Design for earthing systems 1kV-765kV to meet EN 50522 and and international specifications GreyMatters has been protecting c... Read More - 5 Reasons Why GreyMa...


By Chris Dodds on 15th April, 2016

PADS approval from Network Rail has now been achieved for Furse earthing products including conductors, earth electrodes, inspection pits, earth bars, conductor clips and clamps. These earthing products provide reassured safety solutions for track si... Read More - Furse Earthing Produ...


By Chris Dodds on 24th February, 2016

FurseWELD exothermic welding is a cost efficient method of achieving high quality electrical connections. FurseWELD is a simple, self-contained exothermic welding system that uses the high temperature reaction of powdered copper oxide and aluminiu... Read More - FurseWELD Exothermic...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Who Are Cresatech? Cresatech focus is on developing low-cost technologies for ubiquitous rollout across the network, with a rapid return on investment. Cresatech is working with power transmission and distribution companies in the U.S.A. an... Read More - Cresatech - Products...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

The Issues Caused By Metal Infrastructure Theft Grounding infrastructure theft causes major service and continuity issues as well as safety issues on substations. To truly mitigate these problems with 24 hour human intervention is costly and requi... Read More - Mitigating Risks Cau...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Products & Services For Power Utility Networks The Cresatech CuTS system for monitoring copper grounded and earthed site infrastructure is designed to monitor changes to the system that occur when cut, damaged or degraded.  Th... Read More - Cresatech ZS CuTs Co...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Cresatech CuTS - Monitoring Larger Sites Such As Substations  The Cresatech CuTS system is installed to monitor metallic infrastructure and look for changes due to cutting/removal, degradation and damage. The system is powered by site bat... Read More - Cresatech ZM CuTs Co...


By Chris Dodds on 11th September, 2015

In the video below MidAmerican Energy, Iowa's largest energy company, emphasises another commonality of the UK-US Special Relationship. In social media parlance it has it's own hashtag. #MetalTheft. Offline and in the real ... Read More - #MetalTheft - The Tr...


By Chris Dodds on 10th September, 2015

What is the cost of #MetalTheft to the UK utilities and how can it be measured? How widespread is #MetalTheft and how specifically does this crime impact upon substations? What are the consequences?   Well I Never! I have literal... Read More - Electricity Substati...


By Chris Dodds on 13th July, 2015

An Introduction to Omega Red Group T&D are delighted to announce that they have made an agreement to become Social Media Partners with Omega Red Group, the UK market leader in the design and installation of Electrical Earthing and Lightning Pr... Read More - Omega Red Group - UK...


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2015

  Introduction to Lightning by the LightningDiva@Large Thorne & Derrick, the leading stockist and distributor of Earthing & Lightning Protection in the UK, are proud and privledged to host the following Guest Blog from JoOnna Silbe... Read More - Lightning: Itís All ...


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

Basic Overview Of A Lightning Protection System Part 3 of 3  - Earth Termination System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Part 1 Air Termination System - Risk Assessment ... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

Basic Overview Of A Lightning Protection System   Part 2 - Down Conductor System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Part 1 Air Termination System - Risk Assessment &... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

        Part 1 – Risk Assessment & Air Termination System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Kingsmill Industries (UK) Ltd are a leading ... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2014

The Scottish Business Resilience Centre is soon to be hosting their second annual Metal Theft Summit. Taking place over a full day, the summit will include a balance of networking opportunities and presentations as well as information on metal the... Read More - #MetalTheft - The Su...


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