Electric Equipment – Bergmann Lumber http://bergmannlumber.com/ Sun, 31 Jul 2022 21:28:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://bergmannlumber.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/bergmann-lumber-icon-150x150.png Electric Equipment – Bergmann Lumber http://bergmannlumber.com/ 32 32 Iran, Belarus agree to boost trade and economic cooperation https://bergmannlumber.com/iran-belarus-agree-to-boost-trade-and-economic-cooperation/ Sun, 31 Jul 2022 21:28:40 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/iran-belarus-agree-to-boost-trade-and-economic-cooperation/

Iranian Industry, Mines and Trade Minister Reza Fatemi Amin has signed agreements with Belarusian officials to further develop trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.

Fatemi Amin was visiting Minsk to attend the 15th Iran-Belarus Joint Trade Commission on July 28-29. Recently signed MoUs cover trade and industrial cooperation, agriculture and fish farming, investment, geology and water resources, transport and others.

Following the meeting, the senior Iranian official unveiled his country’s plans to increase production in the mining industry and to purchase Belarusian heavy vehicles for this purpose.

“Over the past ten years, BelAz equipment has been in high demand in the Iranian market. He is reliable and showed himself only on the good side. Since our plans are to increase production in the mining industry, we would like to receive approximately 800 mining dump trucks. For this purpose, we chose BelAz,” he added.

BelAz is a Belarusian automobile factory and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of large and especially large-sized dump trucks and other heavy transport equipment for the mining and construction industries. In September 2013, BelAZ presented the first sample of the BelAZ-75710 mining dump truck, the largest dump truck in the world with a load capacity of 450 tons.

In turn, Belarusian Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik said that Iran and Belarus show interest in strengthening cooperation in the industrial sector and increasing mutual trade.

“Last year, bilateral trade was only 33 million dollars, although in the best years, our trade reached 250-300 million dollars. Therefore, we are ready to achieve trade turnover approximately $500 million in a short period of time,” the minister said.

Iran is a major importer of Belarusian agricultural products, foodstuffs (beef, confectionery), medical equipment and raw materials for medicines. Iran is also increasingly interested in Belarusian industrial products, agricultural machinery, machine tools, passenger vehicles, electric transport and household appliances. At the same time, Belarus is interested in supplies of Iranian fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts and dried fruits, fish and seafood, products of chemical and petrochemical industries, building materials, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment.

The current trade volume between Iran and Belarus is around $40 million.

Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade spokesman Omid Ghalibaf said Iran-Belarus trade would soon increase tenfold and then twentyfold.

According to him, the important point in Iran’s bilateral trade with Belarus is the export of medical equipment from scientific enterprises to this country worth 5 million dollars a year.

Meanwhile, Iran and Belarus are likely to be the two latest additions to the China-Russia-backed Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Iran is expected to become a full member after completing formalities, while SCO member states, which follow the consensus system to decide on admission of new members, will take a call on Belarus’ candidacy .

China and Russia seek to present the grouping as a counterweight to the West, especially after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

“The significance of this round of expansion is that it shows the growing international influence of the SCO and that the principles of the SCO charter are widely accepted,” said the SCO secretary general, Zhang Ming, July 15.

Climate change bill ‘transformative’ for auto and energy industries https://bergmannlumber.com/climate-change-bill-transformative-for-auto-and-energy-industries/ Fri, 29 Jul 2022 18:36:53 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/climate-change-bill-transformative-for-auto-and-energy-industries/

“A lot of middle-class Americans will be able to get this credit that otherwise would have been blocked because of the credit limit,” said Joe Britton, executive director of the Zero Emission Transportation Association, whose members include Tesla. as well as manufacturers of charging equipment, suppliers of battery materials and other companies related to the electric vehicle sector. “It’s a big problem.”

For the first time, used battery-powered cars would receive a tax break of up to $4,000. This is important because most people buy used cars, not new ones. The average price of a new electric car has topped $60,000, out of reach for many buyers despite the fuel and maintenance savings these vehicles provide.

Individuals earning more than $150,000 a year or couples earning $300,000 or more would not qualify for new electric car incentives. Income limits for the used car incentive are $75,000 for individuals and $150,000 for couples. The credits would not apply to sedans that sell for more than $55,000 and vans, pickups and sport utility vehicles listed for more than $80,000.

“They’re trying to drive adoption among middle-class and lower-class buyers, and that’s a good thing,” said Akshay Singh, a partner at accounting and advisory firm PwC, which specializes in lending. ‘automobile industry. “That’s where most of the market is.”

The bill, over 700 pages, never mentions China. But several provisions appear designed to undermine that country’s grip on the electric vehicle supply chain while making it harder for emerging Chinese automakers to export cars to the United States.

As it stands, the 200,000-vehicle cap on tax credits would provide a competitive advantage to new market entrants like China’s BYD that would need to use electric vehicles to enter the US market. They could have taken advantage of the credit while Tesla, the Texas-based company, could not.

CX Daily: Why the world is burning this summer https://bergmannlumber.com/cx-daily-why-the-world-is-burning-this-summer/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 02:50:00 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/cx-daily-why-the-world-is-burning-this-summer/

Heat wave /

Cover: Why the world is burning this summer

At 2:30 p.m. on July 13, the thermometer showed the screen of the Shanghai Xujiahui weather station exceeded 40.9 degrees Celsius (105.6 degrees Fahrenheit), the highest since records began in 1873.

From Shanghai to Dallas, from Paris to London, a record heat wave is sweeping the entire northern hemisphere. On the temperature map, the areas marked in dark red and orange, indicating temperatures above 35℃, cover large areas of Europe, North Africa, North America, East Asia and the Middle East.

Covid19 /

Chinese leaders have all been inoculated with national Covid-19 vaccines, health official says

The main Chinese heads of state have been vaccinated against Covid-19 with nationally developed bites, the deputy head of the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a briefing on Saturday.

“It shows the leadership’s confidence in Chinese vaccines,” Zeng Yixin said, according to a reading out loud (link in Chinese) of the briefing. He did not identify any of the vaccinated leaders by name.

Drop in Covid cases in China as Macau and Shanghai ramp up mass testing

Egg freezing /

Chinese court sentences single woman who wanted to freeze her eggs

A court in Beijing ruled against a legal challenge by a single woman seeking to freeze her eggs. The case shed light on women’s reproductive rights in China and the limits single women face in delaying parenthood.

Since 2019, Xu Zaozao (pseudonym) has turned to legal action to defend her reproductive rights after her request to have her eggs frozen was rejected by a local hospital due to her marital status. Xu would have been the first single woman in the country to do so. Chinese regulations state that married women are allowed to freeze their eggs if they have fertility problems.


CMB first unveiled a plan to establish an independent direct bank in February 2017.

Bank /

China Merchants Bank abandons banking project with JD.com

A long-planned banking joint venture between China Merchants Bank Co. Ltd. (CMB) and the fintech unit of e-commerce giant JD.com Inc. collapsed after more than five years of preparation.

CMB, one of the country’s largest commercial banks, said on Friday its board had decided to withdraw its application to open China Merchants Tuopu Bank and end preparations. The decision came more than a year after the bank got the approval from the leading banking regulator to establish a direct banking joint venture with financial services platform Jingdong Digits Technology Holding Co. Ltd. (JD Digits).

Yuan /

China expands cross-border cash pooling trial for multinationals

China is extend a trial program which facilitates the cross-border use of funds by multinational companies, another step in the country’s longstanding effort to internationalize the yuan.

As part of the pilot program, launched for the first time in Beijing and Shenzhen in March 2021Selected companies can combine their cross-border yuan and multi-currency cash pools into a single pool and purchase foreign currency for overseas payments at will within certain limits.

Corruption /

Registry investigators target regulator linked to Henan bank scandal

An official formerly in charge of overseeing village banks in central China’s Henan province has been placed under investigation by anti-corruption agencies following a multi-billion dollar banking scandal.

Li Huanting, an inspector with the provincial branch of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC), is suspected of serious violations of law and Communist Party discipline, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Sunday. (CCDI) in a press release, without offering more details. Such announcements usually allude to corruption.

Quick shots /

Chinese actress censored sits on the board of directors of a company controlled by a mysterious tycoon

Main Chinese banks begin lending funds as part of a $45 billion infrastructure plan

Editorial: How to “lubricate” friction in China’s labor market


A poster of Aluminum Corporation of China at an exhibition in Shanghai in July 2019. Photo: VCG

Aluminum /

Chalco’s takeover of Peer could make it the world’s largest publicly traded aluminum maker

Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd., known as Chalco, take control of Yunnan Aluminum Co. Ltd., which analysts say could make it the world’s largest listed aluminum producer.

Chalco, listed in Shanghai and Hong Kong, will pay 6.66 billion yuan ($986.5 million) for about 19% of Yunnan Aluminum, the company announced on Sunday. an exchange file (link in Chinese). The price per share of 10.11 yuan represents a premium of 5.5% over Friday’s closing price.

Oil /

Russia becomes China’s biggest oil supplier as prices fall

Russia outmoded Saudi Arabia has become China’s largest supplier of crude oil in the past two months as Western sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine have depressed the prices of its oil exports, bolstering their appeal to Asian buyers.

Last month, China imported 7.3 million tons of crude oil from Russia, up 9.5 percent from the same period in 2021, according to data provided to Caixin at the request of the General Administration. customs. Oil imports jumped 54.8% year-on-year to 8.4 million tonnes in May.

Corruption /

Former Shanghai Electric chairman expelled from Communist Party over corruption allegations

Zheng Jianhua, former chairman of state-owned electrical equipment maker Shanghai Electric Group Co. Ltd., was removed from public office and expelled from the Communist Party over alleged bribes and other misconduct, according to a Friday statement of the national anti-corruption agency.

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection accused Zheng of abusing his power and causing “huge losses” to state assets, as well as accepting bribes and embezzling funds. public funds. He will then be tried, the statement said.

Quick shots /

China tightens its grip on the data practices of VTC platforms

China Evergrande CEO, CFO internal probe output for use of the setpoint

Long read /

Chinese economy uncertain path to recovery


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Electrical Safety Tips for the Monsoon Season https://bergmannlumber.com/electrical-safety-tips-for-the-monsoon-season/ Sun, 24 Jul 2022 08:39:04 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/electrical-safety-tips-for-the-monsoon-season/

Monsoon is not just a word, but a metaphor for hope, peace, celebration, adventure, etc. in various parts of India. It is generally expected to last from June to September.

The impact of the monsoon on the local weather is different from place to place. In some places there is just a chance of having a little more or less rain. In other places, near-semi-deserts are transformed into vivid green grasslands where all kinds of plants and crops can thrive.

Indians tend to focus on drinking alkaline water, home-cooked foods to avoid communicable diseases and maintain good health, but often investing in safe and sturdy electrical circuit protection devices takes a step back due to a lack of awareness.

During the rainy season, we all hear a lot about accidents and according to some studies, the risk of electrical accidents increases up to 30% during the monsoon and a brief illustration of such an accident can be broadly defined:

  • Lightning damage to expensive electronic gadgets
  • Death by electrocution
  • Short circuit due to poor cable insulation
  • Failure of electrical equipment due to moisture and seepage
  • DG assembly / transformer blast due to waterlogging.

The risk of electrocution and electrical disaster can be minimized by proper knowledge sharing and following good wiring practices in accordance with NEC 2011. Sometimes we don’t realize the danger lurking in our homes that can transform everyday harmless devices into danger objects. .

According to the IMD department, it is predicted that there will be an increase in rainfall activity in south, north and central India in July 2022. Aware of the implications of electrical hazards created by bad rainy weather, it is imperative to pay attention to your home’s “veins and arteries” during the monsoon season.

Cities in Europe and other developed countries are 100% ELCB/RCCB compliant and typically install an RCCB/RCBO against every power outlet that is vulnerable to human contact during plug insertion and electrocution likely.

Maddening laxity in India is often caught in the decision to invest in electrical circuit protection devices. It is difficult to understand that this basic information is neglected. With the increasing electrical load and increased reliance on electrical and electronic equipment, it is mandatory that our electrical infrastructure has built-in residual current protection devices.

Some of the safety tips that can be adopted to help our loved ones stay safe and protect our hard-earned appliances, especially during the monsoon.

Invest in surge protectors to protect your expensive appliances from lightning surges.

The Surge Protective Device (SPD) inhibits voltage transients and diverts power surges to the basement, protecting expensive electronics and appliances. Surge protection devices are ideal for areas with thunderstorms, cyclones and amp; circuit carrying electronic equipment. The innovative idea of ​​do-it-yourself (DIY) surge protection devices with Type 3 adapter can eliminate the likelihood of blowing out expensive televisions and electronic gadgets during power surges created during a lightning or a storm.

India saw 13 million dangerous lightning strikes last year according to the report and the major affected states are Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha and West Bengal which were found to be among the most vulnerable States in terms of reporting these weather phenomena.

During these thunderstorm phenomena, a huge power surge is created and enters the building through the overhead lines, leading to a destructive disaster such as blowing away expensive electronic equipment/gadgets in a fraction of a second if they are not not equipped with the correct protective device.

Typically, older buildings do not have electrical surge protection devices built into their electrical plans. According to ICA-India data, approximately 35% of reported short circuits and fires originate from buildings with outdated electrical schematics; Frequent power surges can damage every piece of electrical equipment in a home in a fraction of a second if surge protection is not part of the circuit. Surge protection devices inhibit voltage transients and divert surges into ground, thereby bypassing the device, thereby protecting expensive electronic devices.

Install RCCB or ELCB rescue devices to prevent damage and current leakage

State Governments/DISCOMS have taken various initiatives to make the RCCB/ELCB mandatory. Yet the challenge of installing RCCB continues to persist. RCCB or ELCB is the most overlooked appliance in homes, with nearly 90% of homes having none. This creates room for great disasters. If an internal wire breaks, it can energize the metal casing, which in turn can cause an unpleasant shock to a human being. In recent times, innovative solutions have been introduced to facilitate the adoption of security measures by customers. ELCB/RCCB plugs or adapters providing current leakage protection at the outlet can be installed with washing machines, air coolers, water heaters (geysers) – basically any appliance that is more sensitive to water-electricity-human interaction. Therefore, it is important to “inoculate” the house by installing the RCCB vaccination, against electric shocks.

Quality wires (higher insulation resistance) to manage the risk of electrical fire

It should be noted that almost 20% of all accidental fires that occur are not only due to short circuits, but also to poor quality cables and proper wiring practices. Ensuring the compatibility of wires with electrical load is essential in homes as they are the “veins and arteries” of our homes and must be of good quality and quality.

Insulated wires and cables are non-conductive materials that offer high resistance to electric current.

The insulation protects the wire/cable from the outside. With heavy-duty quality insulation, the wire is protected from contact with other conductors, keeping it away from environmental hazards and controlling probable electrical leakage.

Over a long time, the cable tends to see a lot of faults such as overload and short circuit. All these perpetual phenomena will affect the protective sheath, often called insulation. The protective sheath will degrade and wear out faster than the wire itself.

The central aspect determining the life expectancy of electrical wiring is the condition of the protective sheath.

In all cables over a period of time there is usually leakage of current from the live conductor through the insulation. In case of lower quality of insulation, the amount of leakage current increases significantly.

Premium Testing Laboratories & International Safety Standards specify that the current leakage limit in manual equipment is considered safe if the leakage value is not greater than 0.75mA.

This leakage is dangerous for human safety. Better insulation or high insulation resistance in cables protect humans from electric shock.

Choosing a quality yarn helps to minimize the impact on the environment.

Use of a miniature circuit breaker (MCB) in incoming distribution boards to prevent overloads and short circuits in domestic and commercial installations.

Power overload is a common occurrence in modern homes today. The installation of devices such as MCB guarantees the disconnection of the supply during the fault. These circuit breakers are available in different ratings for different types of loads and therefore should be used with the correct rating for the load and the quality mark with the mandatory ISI marking Contrary to popular belief, these safety equipment and products are very user-friendly, almost at a fraction of the cost compared to the essential protection it provides. However, sometimes the right knowledge may be lacking, for which expert help should be sought.

To reiterate given the intensity of increasing electrical hazards during the monsoon season, safety comes first and must be ensured without fail. It is always better to use the best quality electrical appliances than to finally pay the losses caused by sudden electrical accidents. A simple change to the electrical installations in your home can save the lives of your loved ones and give you peace of mind.



The opinions expressed above are those of the author.


Schneider Electric wins Energy Efficient Solution of the Year award for its climate-friendly and energy-saving innovations in the market https://bergmannlumber.com/schneider-electric-wins-energy-efficient-solution-of-the-year-award-for-its-climate-friendly-and-energy-saving-innovations-in-the-market/ Tue, 19 Jul 2022 09:00:00 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/schneider-electric-wins-energy-efficient-solution-of-the-year-award-for-its-climate-friendly-and-energy-saving-innovations-in-the-market/
  • Schneider Electric received five honors at the Greek Energy Mastering Awards, including Energy Efficiency Solution of the Year
  • The last SF6-a free solution, SM AirSeT, powered by clean air, enables industries and utilities to reduce environmental impact and optimize maintenance and operations
  • The availability and reliable performance of these long-awaited clean technologies makes the recently revised EU F-gas regulations timely and achievable

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been honored at the Greek Energy Mastering Awards 2022 with the Energy Efficient Solution of the Year award.

The Greek Energy Mastering Awards 2022 recognize best practices in responsible energy use in their quest for a sustainable energy future. Winners are chosen based on their ability to engage customers to continually improve their energy and environmental performance, including increasing energy efficiency and reducing operating costs.

The Energy Efficiency Solution of the Year was awarded to Schneider Electric for the successful solutions and partnerships developed by the company to achieve the most efficient energy management and improve the energy efficiency of infrastructures. cities (Smart Cities).

In the “Energy efficient and energy-efficient products, technologies and services” category, Schneider Electric stood out for its medium voltage, SF6– SM AirSeT free fitting. The award was due to its contribution to reducing consumer operating costs and its ability to support a sustainable environment. Green and digital MV switchgear works with the new SF6-energy-free MV technology that uses clean air and vacuum innovation to eliminate the need for the most potent greenhouse gas in the power grid and building power grids.

Schneider Electric pursues its mission to help organizations achieve net zero through innovative and green products. SM AirSeT is the green and digital secondary AIS MT equipment designed specifically for commercial and industrial buildings and critical infrastructure. The technology has been successfully tested in many power utilities, across infrastructure and buildings, by customers such as E.ON in SwedenGreenAlp in FranceCEE Engie New Caledonia and Azienda Trasporti Milanesi in Italy.

Delivering on the promise of building a comprehensive SF portfolio6– free offers, SM AirSeT belongs to Schneider’s SF range6– free MV switchgear, which also includes RM AirSeT – secondary gas insulated (GIS) ring main unit (RMU) for network operators; and GM AirSeT – a primary GIS for more demanding applications.

Schneider’s success at the Greek Energy Mastering Awards underscores that the availability and reliable high performance of these long-awaited clean technologies makes the current effort to revise EU F-gas policy timely and achievable. If adopted in the future, a revised European policy restricting the use of SF6 would represent a key step in the sprint to successfully meet European climate targets as the window to a +1.5°C future closes rapidly. SM AirSeT is ready for this opportunity.

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Volvo Trucks is building an electric semi-charging corridor https://bergmannlumber.com/volvo-trucks-is-building-an-electric-semi-charging-corridor/ Sun, 17 Jul 2022 00:23:14 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/volvo-trucks-is-building-an-electric-semi-charging-corridor/

Just as Volvo Cars has dedicated resources to building a Starbucks-based electric vehicle charging corridor in the Pacific Northwest, Volvo Trucks is looking to build a charging network for its fully electric semi-trailers in productionand he partners with heavy hitters to make it happen.

Volvo is on its 2nd generation semi-electric

Image courtesy of Volvo Trucks.

Volvo is set to partner with Shell Recharge Solutions (formerly Greenlots), TEC Equipment, Affinity Truck Center and Western Truck Center to develop a publicly accessible medium and heavy-duty electric vehicle (MHD EV) charging network that connects several of the plus important port cities and industrial centers.

The group is launching its plans with a $2 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) as part of BESTFIT, the electrified charging corridor project “will address key barriers to long-range MHD electric vehicle deployments and accelerate widespread adoption.”

“This project will open the door to a truly electrified freight future in which zero-tailpipe-emission medium and heavy-duty trucks are no longer limited to short-mile return-to-base operations and can reach great distances across the globe. ‘state,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “We are excited to begin construction of the Electrified Charging Corridor project this year in conjunction with these pioneering truck dealers so that we can further help fleets integrate successful battery electric trucks in their operations, including our Volvo VNR electric model. With the support of CEC helping to drive and manifest this project, we will see accelerated progress with ripple effects across industry.”

The purpose of the electrified charging corridor project is to enable convenient charging for:

  • Small business fleets that want to avoid making major financial investments in large-scale charging infrastructure at their site;
  • Fleets looking to race an electric vehicle through rental and short-term rental opportunities; and
  • Fleets that need a neutral location for OEMs to “charge the opportunity” along their route.

“The Energy Commission is pleased to support the Electrified Charging Corridor Project, which will help California meet its goals of zeroing truck exhaust emissions,” said CEC Commissioner Patty Monahan. “This project will showcase refueling solutions for long-haul, tailpipe-free truck travel, and could spur additional investment in similar corridors statewide, across the country and around the world. world.”

Volvo Trucks says the project will move quickly and officially launch later this year, with all five stations expected to be online by the end of 2023.

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Boy, 15, punished for taking off his blazer at school as Britain battles scorching heatwave https://bergmannlumber.com/boy-15-punished-for-taking-off-his-blazer-at-school-as-britain-battles-scorching-heatwave/ Fri, 15 Jul 2022 08:25:05 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/boy-15-punished-for-taking-off-his-blazer-at-school-as-britain-battles-scorching-heatwave/

15 July 2022, 09:25

Ollie was punished for taking his blazer off in the scorching heat.

Photo: LBC/Getty

A 15-year-old boy was placed in solitary confinement for a day at his school in Sussex because he took off his blazer as temperatures approached 30C.

Tim Davies, from Essex, told LBC his son Ollie, who is about to take his GCSE exams, missed a day of school last week to sit in “a small room in a cubicle”.

He took off his blazer as Britain baked in sweltering conditions – and the Met Office issued an extreme from Sunday to Tuesday late afternoon, fearing the UK could break its temperature record and sizzle at temperatures as high as 40°C.

He said: “Ollie was on his lunch break and arrived hot without his blazer. A teacher at the bottom of the stairs told him to put it on because it’s a uniform and you have to wear it. .

“He did it, he put it on, then went up three flights of stairs, which is a very long time. He took his blazer off again because it was melting.

“The same teacher saw him again and put him in isolation.”

Mr Davies said he called the Sudbury area school and spoke to the teacher concerned who ‘didn’t back down’. LBC agreed not to name the school.

He said: “I agree the rules are the rules. But he’s 15, he’s just doing his O levels [GCSE’s]so he must have missed a day to be in a small room in a cabin.”

Ollie was put in solitary confinement for refusing to take off his blazer in cooking temperatures

Ollie was put in solitary confinement for refusing to take off his blazer in cooking temperatures.

Photo: LBC

Asked how Ollie was feeling, Mr Davies said: ‘He was really upset. He said ‘I have a lot of work to do’ and it happened ‘just because I took it off my blazer “”.

The school has since made a U-turn and will allow pupils to take off their blazers if they get too hot, as temperatures are expected to reach nearly 38C.

Read more: Emergency COBRA meeting called ahead of ‘exceptional’ 3-day 102F heat wave

Sir Michael Wilshaw, the former chief inspector of schools in England and former director of Ofsted, told LBC the teacher was “idiot”.

He said headteachers must take a “reasonable, common-sense approach” because children are “uncomfortable and cannot learn in the classroom”.

Sir Michael suggested that parents could even sue head teachers if they believe their child’s safety is at risk.

Britain has battled soaring temperatures

Britain has battled soaring temperatures.

Image: Getty

He told LBC: “The manager could not defend himself against this policy if he or she took an unreasonable approach.

“If it went that far, the courts would ask whether the teacher acted reasonably and sensibly with the children’s safety and well-being at heart.”

He also said a ‘critical report’ would be produced by Ofsted if inspectors discovered the conditions.

Read more: Met Office extends ‘life-threatening’ weather warning and urges people to stay indoors

The Department for Education has issued heatwave advice for schools, including encouraging children to wear “loose, light-coloured clothing” and “wide-brimmed sun hats” at school.

Open windows as early as possible in the morning before children arrive, or during the night to allow stored heat to escape from the building, the advice adds.

He also recommends keeping electric light use to a minimum and turning off electrical equipment, such as computers, when not in use, and using oscillating mechanical fans when temperatures are below 35 ° C, but not above, as they may not prevent heat-related illnesses. and could make dehydration worse.

The power outage scheduled for Bellevue on Tuesday evening postponed https://bergmannlumber.com/the-power-outage-scheduled-for-bellevue-on-tuesday-evening-postponed/ Tue, 12 Jul 2022 17:57:00 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/the-power-outage-scheduled-for-bellevue-on-tuesday-evening-postponed/

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – A power outage scheduled in Bellevue’s schedule for Tuesday night has been postponed, according to the Nashville Electric Service.

NES had scheduled an outage in the Bellevue Road area from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. for crews to perform maintenance and upgrade electrical equipment. The planned stop has been postponed due to the risk of rain and thunderstorms.

“Nashville Electric Service (NES) has canceled a power outage scheduled for tonight in Bellevue. Crews need to replace a utility pole and potential storms could affect this work. Maintenance work will be rescheduled for a later date, which remains to be determine.

The outage is one of many scheduled for this month.

Those who were to be affected by the outage should have received a voicemail or postcard from NES.

Interruptions planned for July

Date Time Location Raison Other date
July 12 10pm-6am Bellevue Road Maintenance To be determined
July 13 8am-10am Noonan Drive Vegetation maintenance July 14th
July 19 8h-12h Richland Avenue Maintenance July 20
July 20 8h-12h Curtiswood Lane Maintenance July 27
July 21 7pm-3am 10th Avenue North Maintenance July 28
July 24 6am-1pm Hermitage Avenue Maintenance August 7
July 24 6am-6pm Boulevard Meharry Maintenance July 31

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The antique cribbage board offers a whale of a time https://bergmannlumber.com/the-antique-cribbage-board-offers-a-whale-of-a-time/ Sun, 10 Jul 2022 11:01:20 +0000 https://bergmannlumber.com/the-antique-cribbage-board-offers-a-whale-of-a-time/

Do you like to play games on your phone during a long trip? Today’s travel games have many predecessors. Cribbage, a card game where players count their points with pawns on a board, was invented in the 17th century. It became a favorite of sailors and was especially popular on whalers.

Sailors made their own boards from carved whale bones, animal teeth, or tusks. This 19th century game board, which sold for $531 at an Eldred auction, has drilled whalebone panels on an ebony and mahogany top. Sailors continued to play cribbage after whaling declined. Most ships today still have a cribbage hatch. The US Navy has a board that is passed down to the oldest submarine in the Pacific Fleet, a tradition that originated when an officer was dealt a perfect hand in a game played during World War II.