Nick Tavernor joined Cadent towards the end of 2019 as its first site husbandry supervisor. His job is to ensure safety and operational capability can co-exist in harmony with the flora and fauna also found at each of its sites. He explains more here.

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Western Power Distribution’s (WPD) latest Innovation Showcase offered the firm’s innovation team a chance to provide updates and insight into its recent work before the turn of the year. Here, innovation engineer Ryan Huxtable runs though the highlights.
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Western Power Distribution’s (WPD) latest Innovation Showcase offered the firm’s innovation team a chance to provide updates and insight into its recent work before the turn of the year. Here, innovation engineer Ryan Huxtable runs though the highlights.
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