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    FM Editor  - 31.05.2019, 02:42

    King's College Hospital Contract

    Artic Building Services will provide HVAC maintenance services under a new contract with the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 19:36

    BACnet Site Manager for Big Building Networks

    Vancouver, BC based Optigo Networks will be releasing its Visual BACnet Site Manager aggregation tool for different capture nodes across building and campus networks on 25 April. The tool was developed with feedback from Penn State University.

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    Seeley International  - 21.12.2018, 09:56

    Climate Control Middle East Award for Alsaeed HVAC

    Seeley International is proud to announce its distributor in Saudi Arabia, Alsaeed HVAC, has been announced as the winner of the Editor's Choice award at the Climate Control Middle East awards for its contribution to the world's biggest evaporative cooling project at Mina City.

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    Lanes Group PLC  - 20.12.2018, 10:25

    Disposing of Christmas Cooking Fats and Oils Responsibly

    Chefs, homecooks and the British public are reminded to dispose of fats, oils and grease (FOG) responsibly this Christmas, with a new take on an old carol to help spread an important message.

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    Siemens AG  - 20.12.2018, 09:24

    Siemens and Expo 2020 Dubai to Create Blueprint for Future Smart Cities

    The Emirate of Dubai is on its way to creating one of the most connected and sustainable World Expos in history, as Siemens begins one of the world’s largest installations of its building technologies at Expo 2020 Dubai. The digital solutions will connect, monitor and control buildings across the site with MindSphere, the cloud-based operating system for the Internet of Things, powering the collection and analysis of data for intelligent decision-making and actions. The smart technologies will support Expo 2020 Dubai’s targets for energy efficiency, comfort, safety and security.

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    Miele AG  - 19.12.2018, 12:37

    Red Card for Outsourced Laundry

    Falkirk Football Club has established an in-house laundry operation to meet the demanding requirements of weekday training and match day on Saturdays.

  • Artist's rendering of the Royal College of Pathologists' new HQ building in Aldgate. (photo: Bennetts Associates)
    Vacherin Limited  - 19.12.2018, 11:30

    Vacherin Announces Two Contract Wins

    London-based contract caterer Vacherin has been awarded two contracts by The Royal College of Pathologists at its new Headquarters building in Aldgate, and a global provider of leadership advisory services, whose London team has recently relocated to Victoria.

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    Proxyclick SA/NV  - 18.12.2018, 09:34

    Checking Out Who's Checked In

    According to a recent survey by Proxyclick, 62 per cent of office workers in the European Union scan through their organisation's visitor book to to see who has signed in before them, and breach GDPR safeguards in so doing.

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    Getronics NA  - 17.12.2018, 16:27

    Parque Hospitales Digitises Patient Care

    Spanish secondary healthcare provider Parque Hospitales has reinforced its commitment to digital transformation by adopting an innovative technological solution that integrates the SAAFE billing platform with the Dynamic Patient Guidance System of Nemo Q and hospital information system (HIS) developed by Getronics.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 14.12.2018, 15:48

    EMCOR Group Board Appointment for Robin Walker-Lee

    EMCOR Group, Inc., today announces the election of Robin Walker-Lee to the Company's Board of Directors.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 14.12.2018, 10:28

    On Trend for Christmas

    Mitie’s landscaping team has been hard at work over the past three weeks decking out over 600 Christmas trees across the country. The tallest tree installed by Mitie is a Norway Spruce tree measuring a sky-scraping 30 feet, compared to the smallest sparkly shrub which measured up at just two feet.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 14.12.2018, 10:19

    UBS Extends ISS Partnership to 2025

    UBS AG and ISS A/S have entered into a new 7-year agreement with effect from 1 January 2019, which retains and extends the provision of IFM services to UBS Buildings and employees in Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 14.12.2018, 10:05

    Bringing Home the Medals at EXPOGAST 2018

    Compass Group UK & Ireland is celebrating after scooping an impressive seven silver and four bronze medals at EXPOGAST 2018, the Culinary World Cup, which is celebrated as a pioneering event of international gastronomy and culinary refinement for food professionals.

  • ASL managing director, Mark Garius, is presented with the Top 100 Cambridgeshire Companies award. (photo: )
    ASL Group  - 14.12.2018, 09:32

    Grant Thornton Welcomes ASL to Cambridgeshire "Top 100" Companies

    ASL, the office services group with headquarters at Bar Hill in Cambridge, was formally welcomed into the Top 100 list of Cambridgeshire companies at an award ceremony hosted by corporate finance advisors Grant Thornton. Entry into the ‘Cambridgeshire Ltd.’ Top 100 list is determined by an annual survey of Cambridgeshire companies and ranking is by turnover. ASL’s turnover in the last financial year was £23 million.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 13.12.2018, 13:52

    Sodexo-Zone Startups Partnerships Supports Innovation in India

    Sodexo has entered into an open innovation partnership with the Indian branch of Zone Startups, a global tech accelerator, demonstrating its commitment to fast-track growth in the Indian market.

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    SSAB AS  - 13.12.2018, 13:33

    Supplying Kocurek Excavators for 35 years

    SSAB is celebrating its third decade as a supplier of industrial steel plating to Kocurek Excavators under its My Inner Strenx quality assurance programme.

  • Sam Bailey, Sales & Marketing Director for the Professional Division of Miele. (photo: Piers Cunliffe)
    Miele AG  - 13.12.2018, 12:48

    Dirty Office Kitchens Causing Workplace Disruption

    New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed dirty office kitchens are causing workplace rifts and disrupting performance, with 9 out of 10 workers surveyed saying they want improved facilities. 44 per cent of office workers also say colleagues’ dishwashing abilities are well below par.

  • The Symmetry Park Development in Doncaster, United Kingdom. (photo: db symmetry)
    db symmetry  - 13.12.2018, 12:36

    DB Symmetry Completes Phase I of Symmetry Park

    UK logistics developer db symmetry has completed the first state of the art 150,000 sq ft logistics building at Symmetry Park in Doncaster as part of an overall investment of £70 million into the region.

  • Artist's rendering of the Hereford Enterprise Park development. (photo: Britcon Limited)
    Britcon (UK) Ltd  - 13.12.2018, 12:20

    Britcon Appointed Contractor for Ambitious Enterprise Park Scheme

    Commercial property developer Priority Space has appointed building and civil engineering Company Britcon to deliver a 68,000 sq ft industrial and office development over two phases at Centenary Park in Hereford.

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    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 13.12.2018, 12:01

    Miracast Screen Mirroring Support Added to Solstice

    Wireless content sharing and collaboration solutions provider Mersive Technologies today announced support for Miracast screen mirroring on its Mersive Solstice wireless collaboration solution. With this addition, Solstice users can now wirelessly share content onto a display using the native screen mirroring capabilities of all major operating systems -Windows, MacOS, Android, and iOS – even in cases when a user doesn’t have the Solstice app.

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    Kramer Electronics  - 13.12.2018, 11:26

    Kramer Electronics Launches Academy for AV/IT Professionals

    Kramer Electronics is proud to announce the launch of Kramer Academy – a first of its kind online training platform for AV/IT professionals. The Academy currently includes courses focusing on core topics, including AV fundamentals, Wireless Collaboration and Audio, with additional areas to be covered on an on-going basis.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 12.12.2018, 15:49

    Sodexo Acquires Specialist UK Education Caterer

    Sodexo announces the acquisition of the Alliance in Partnership (AiP) group of companies which provides specialist catering services to the UK's education sector through subsidiaries, The Contract Dining Company and Class Catering Services.

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    Miele AG  - 12.12.2018, 15:27

    Miele Care Home Laundry Installation

    Elm House, a recently opened care home in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, has taken a proactive stance on infection control and the environment using high quality Miele laundry equipment installed by Liver Laundry to maintain a clean environment for the home.

  • Oxford Brookes University recycling roadshow. (photo: Oxford Brookes Universit)
    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 12.12.2018, 12:32

    Oxford Brookes Recycling and Waste Management Contract

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS) has secured a two-year extension, worth up to £400,000, to its recycling and waste management contract with Oxford Brookes University.

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    British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA)  - 11.12.2018, 16:59

    BCGA 2019 Conference Agenda

    Safety, security and the environment take centre stage at the British Compressed Gases Association’s (BCGA) 2019 annual conference, which takes place at The Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Worsley Park, Manchester, on Thursday, April 11. These include insight into key factors in medical incidents, an overview of dangerous goods and how the latest wearable technology can improve workplace safety.

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 11.12.2018, 10:25

    Bringing Smart, Sustainable Buildings to Life

    Intelligent building pioneer EDGE Technologies is one of the first customers in Europe to install Sony’s state-of-the-art Crystal LED technology at its landmark office at the EDGE Olympic in Amsterdam. As part of the development of its brand-new HQ, EDGE Technologies has invested in the ultimate big-screen display solution from Sony to deliver ultra-real visual experiences and create the next-generation office environment.

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    Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)  - 10.12.2018, 11:55

    Preparing Scotland for the Future of Landfill

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published an ambitious blueprint focused on the role of landfill in the circular economy of waste reduction, reuse, recycling and energy recovery - and its role in assisting operators with the management, decommissioning and recycling of landfill sites.

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    COPTRZ Ltd  - 07.12.2018, 12:37

    Drones Achieve Savings for Severn Trent Water

    With the drone industry expanding at an exponential rate, it’s unsurprising to see a range of industries and sectors start to unlock the potential that UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) offer. One particular industry that has embraced the drone revolution is utilities. Water company Severn Trent’s fleet of drones are generating huge savings in time and through improved efficiencies.

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    Oracle Corporation  - 07.12.2018, 11:54

    Western Digital Consolidates Multi-billion Dollar Subsidiaries with Oracle

    The rationalisation of its global supplier chain by 50 per cent and a 70 per cent reduction in approval times since 2016, are benefits of a decision by Western Digital Corp to migrate the core business systems of Western Digital, SanDisk and HGST to the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 07.12.2018, 11:04

    Mitie Embraces Electric Vehicles

    Mitie is the first major Facilities Management company in the United Kingdom to commit to an electric vehicle (EV) target of at least 20 per cent across its small van and car fleet by 2019.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 07.12.2018, 10:17

    French Government Recognises Sodexo for Female Representation

    Sodexo has ranked second in the 'Palmarès de la féminisation des instances dirigeantes' listing of SBF 120 member companies with the highest levels of female boardroom representation published by the Government of France's Secretariat of Gender Equality.

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    Kentec Electronics  - 06.12.2018, 17:57

    Manufacturing Innovation Award for Kentec

    Life safety control systems manufacturer Kentec Electronics has won the Manufacturing Innovation Award at the 2018 Insider Made in the South East Awards for its contribution to the manufacturing industry in the South East of England.

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    ABM Industries Inc  - 06.12.2018, 16:27

    ABM UK Calls for Equivalent to UCAS for Apprenticeships

    ABM UK has proposed a formal admission scheme for apprenticeships as part of its response to a speech by UK Education Secretary Damian Hinds, at Battersea Power Station, today.

  • Paul Gaskin at HMP Doncaster, one of the prisons run by Serco on behalf of the Ministry of Justice. (photo: Serco Group Plc)
    Serco Group Plc  - 06.12.2018, 15:44

    Serco Supports 'Ban the Box’

    Serco has signed up to the ‘Ban the Box’ campaign launched by business outreach charity, Business in the Community (BitC), which is creating a fair chance for ex-offenders to compete for jobs and reducing an estimated £15 billion a year cost of reoffending to the UK economy.

  • Pictured (L-R): Jon Shelton, Stuart Henderson and Paul Henderson. (photo: Aquam Corp)
    Aquam Corporation  - 06.12.2018, 12:29

    Aquam Makes Senior UK Appointments

    Global pipeline infrastructure company Aquam Technologies has strengthened its UK team for industrial and commercial markets with three senior appointments.

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    Inepro BV  - 06.12.2018, 11:01

    Inepro Launches SmartLine Q-Buster

    With research revealing the average person spends five years of their life waiting in lines and queues, Inepro BV has developed the SmartLine Q-Buster self-service Point of Sale (PoS) solutions to meet the the needs of organisations that want to use modern technology to improve customer’s experience of their brand.

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    Panel Systems  - 06.12.2018, 10:37

    What the EU F-gas Regulations Mean for XPS Insulation

    As part of an effort to battle climate change, the looming introduction of the European Union's F-gas ban has forced makers of extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation to produce eco-friendly alternatives.

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    Royal Academy of Engineering  - 05.12.2018, 10:56

    Unlocking the Value of Data Sharing

    Engineering, business and governance challenges need to be addressed if the UK is to break down the barriers to sharing personal and non-personal data without eroding trust between organisations, according to a report published yesterday by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 05.12.2018, 10:19

    ISS Retains Extensive Property NSW Contract

    Property NSW has extended its cleaning services contract with ISS Australia for a further five years. The contract, ISS's largest in the Pacific region, involves the provision of services at 1,300 sites, including schools, technical and further education institutions (TAFEs), police stations and government buildings in New South Wales.

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    Facilio Inc  - 05.12.2018, 09:00

    Facilio Raises US$6.4 Million Series A Funding

    Strong performance and clear go-to-market strategy underpin Tiger Global and AccelVC investment in facility and energy management software developer.

  • Intratone's new country manager in the United Kingdom, David Bell. (photo: )
    Intratone/Cogelec SAS  - 04.12.2018, 10:53

    Intratone Appoints UK Country Manager

    European access control specialist Intratone has announced David Bell as its new UK Country Manage.

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    Axis Group  - 04.12.2018, 10:39

    Protecting London's Southbank Place

    A team of 24/7 security officers provided by bespoke security services provider, Axis Security, is helping to secure Southbank Place, a landmark 5.4acre commercial, residential, retail and leisure development in the heart of London.

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    Rentokil Initial plc  - 04.12.2018, 08:33

    Rentokil Initial Secures Defined Benefit Pension Scheme Buy-in

    Rentokil Initial and the Trustee of the Rentokil Initial 2015 Pension Scheme today announce an agreement for a bulk annuity insurance ‘buy-in’ for the Scheme with Pension Insurance Corporation (“PIC”), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension schemes. The Scheme has liabilities of £1.5 billion.

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    GSH Group  - 03.12.2018, 15:33

    Replacing Coal with Turmeric

    GSH Group has won the Environment category at this year’s Energy Institute Awards for its work with Indian FMCG firm Kaleesuwari which has switched from using coal to generate steam for use in refineries, to biomass products including turmeric, sawdust and, more recently, chilli.

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    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS)  - 03.12.2018, 12:18

    UVS Videowall Installation at UK Energy Safety Research Institute

    Academics working towards a secure global energy future are being helped by videowall technology supplied by Ultimate Visual Solutions (formerly eyevis UK).

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    Chubb Fire & Security  - 03.12.2018, 12:07

    Staying Safe Over Christmas and the New Year

    Chubb has prepared a timely reminder of measures that can be taken to safeguard families from heightened fire and security risks over the festive season. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 03.12.2018, 11:35

    Creating Solutions Together with Sony at ISE 2019

    Sony will return to ISE 2019 to showcase its latest AV and IT solutions designed to inspire collaboration, enhance efficiencies and create unique and immersive experiences. On stand 1-N20, Sony will be showing an innovative new stand design which will allow visitors to discover and experience its full breadth of solutions for collaborative learning, workplace management and visual entertainment in an interactive environment.

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    Vacherin Limited  - 03.12.2018, 11:00

    Vacherin Makes Senior Internal Appointment

    Contract caterer Vacherin has promoted Dan Kelly, its former director of food, to the role of deputy managing director (food & operations).

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    Heightsafe Systems  - 03.12.2018, 10:15

    Heightsafe and XSPlatforms in UK Partnership

    Heightsafe are delighted to announce an exclusive UK partnership with global Fall Protection and Work at Height manufacturer, XSPlatforms.

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    MeteoViva GmbH  - 03.12.2018, 11:24

    Dusseldorf Airport Embraces MeteoViva Climate

    Dusseldorf Airport is rolling out the deployment of IoT-based smart building indoor control system MeteoViva Climate to Terminal C, following its successful implementation in the East Wing of the airport's central building, and in Terminal A.

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    Polyteck Group  - 29.11.2018, 14:33

    Polyteck Launches Plumbing and Drainage Division

    Polyteck Group has launched a new plumbing and drainage division as it primes itself for further growth.

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    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 29.11.2018, 13:27

    ODS Recognised by Oxford Preservation Trust

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS) has been recognised by the Oxford Preservation Trust (OPT) for its work improving a high profile city centre road junction in a Grade One listed conservation area in a project jointly funded by the City and County Councils and Oxford University. The OPT awarded the Broad Street/Parks Road/Holywell Street/Catte Street junction improvement an award in the Landscape and Public Realm category.

  • Sophie Bellon, Board Chair of Sodexo. (photo: Sodexo SA)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 29.11.2018, 13:15

    Sodexo Recognised for Gender Equality

    Sodexo was the recipient of the inaugural "Female Chair Prize" at a ceremony launching the European Gender Diversity Index compiled by European Women on Boards (EWoB) and Ethics & Boards, earlier today.

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    Pareto FM  - 29.11.2018, 10:58

    Entrepreneur of the Year

    Pareto FM managing director Andrew Hulbert is the first recipient from the facility services sector of a NatWest Great British Entrepreneur award, after winning the "Entrepreneur of the Year" 2018 category.

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    dmg events  - 28.11.2018, 14:18

    WakeCap Wins Start-up City Competition at The Big 5 2018

    IoT-based enterprise solution for improving safety and productivity on construction sites, WakeCap, has today been announced as the winner of the "Start-up City Pitch" competition at the The Big 5 construction exhibition in Dubai which is organised by dmg events.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 28.11.2018, 12:32

    Mitie to Provide Winter Maintenance for Aldi UK and Matalan

    Mitie has won two large contracts with retailers Aldi and Matalan to help them keep their businesses moving this winter as temperatures start to drop.

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    Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG  - 28.11.2018, 11:58

    Kärcher Subsidiary in UK Expansion

    Clean Sweep Hire - the specialist UK commercial cleaning unit of Kärcher, is on track with its expansion in the United Kingdom after relocating to its parent company's headquarters in Banbury.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood campus, Houston, Texas. (photo: Peter Molick)
    Móz Designs  - 27.11.2018, 19:46

    Architects Turn to Móz Designs for College Campus Mural

    Lone Star College-Kingwood has recently completed their Process Technology Building, the first addition to a Campus Center located in Generation Park. Lone Star College picked the location for the building—a large industrial development in Houston—so it would stand near the energy/chemical processing industry it supports. Realized by WHR/EYP Architects with help from Perkins+Will as interior design consultants, the new facility stands out for its unique combination of industrial and traditional building materials.

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    Optigo Networks  - 27.11.2018, 15:30

    IoT: Disrupting BACnet and the Buildings of Today

    Vancouver-based Optigo Networks, the network connectivity, monitoring, and analytics company, has released a whitepaper on the future of BACnet and the Building Internet of Things (BIoT). This whitepaper probes the biggest questions we face in BACnet, the building automation communications protocol, and our smart buildings today. Interviewees discussed data privacy and ownership, debated whether BACnet will always remain with American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and questioned if BACnet will be replaced entirely by the Internet of Things.

  • Taktis 4-Slot-Panel with Arabic display. (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    Kentec Electronics  - 27.11.2018, 15:16

    Kentec to Showcase Taktis Fire Panel at Intersec 2019

    (INTERSEC, Dubai – Stand 4-A24) Life safety control systems manufacturer Kentec will exhibit its UL-approved, next generation Taktis UL 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel at Intersec 2019, alongside a suite of extinguishant panels and accessories.

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    Jaguar Building Services  - 27.11.2018, 15:07

    Lloyd’s of London Hard FM Contract

    Jaguar Building Services are pleased to announce they have been appointed by Lloyds of London to provide critical hard services at the iconic 1986 Building in a three-year deal.

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    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 27.11.2018, 14:42

    STRABAG PFS to Manage DEMIRE Portfolio

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) has increased the square metrage of rental space under management in Germany to 5.6 million, following the award of a new contract to provide technical and commercial property management services to DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG.

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    dmg events  - 27.11.2018, 13:58

    Glimpsing the Future of Construction

    What's the future of construction? Meet many of the most innovative companies that are disrupting the industry at The Big 5 from 26 to 29 November 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

  • The new double-girder bridge crane with electric chain hoists from Konecranes lifts loads up to 5 tons for Pletschacher. (photo: Konecranes Demag)
    Konecranes Oyj  - 27.11.2018, 13:34

    Supporting Pletschacher at Oktoberfest 2018

    Everything was in full swing at the Pletschacher Group in Dasing, Bayern when 44 trailer trucks left the tent builder’s premises in preparation for Munich's Oktoberfest 2018. The company builds almost all the large party tents and stands for the world’s biggest folk festival.

  • Andreas Kuhlmann (dena), Patrick Schäfer (Fraport), Rüdiger Schröder (Fraport), Stefan Hardt (MeteoViva), Ole MoellerJensen (Danfoss). (photo: )
    MeteoViva GmbH  - 27.11.2018, 12:45

    dena 2018 Energy Efficiency Award for MeteoViva and Fraport

    MeteoViva and Fraport are the proud recipients of a Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) 2018 award from the German Energy Agency.

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    Crown Workspace  - 27.11.2018, 11:50

    SMEs Failing to Embrace Workplace Technologies

    Lack of technology adoption stifling growth for three out of four UK SMEs

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    SGS SA  - 26.11.2018, 10:25

    SGS Services Now Accessible with a Single Click

    SGS is launching an online portal, SGS Online Services, to make its testing, inspection and certification services accessible to all in one click. The platform offers a dedicated range of services to help companies reduce risk, streamline processes and operate in a more sustainable manner. The platform is also open to individuals who can benefit from SGS’ expertise.

  • Ben Linklater, OPTEX UK & Ireland's sales director. (photo: )
    OPTEX Europe  - 26.11.2018, 09:39

    OPTEX Restructures UK & Ireland Sales Team

    OPTEX has introduced changes to provide better sales support to channel partners in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

  • Eurest 2018 award-winners, Winners, Mohamed Chenoufi and Marek Bryja. (photo: )
    Compass Group PLC  - 26.11.2018, 09:18

    Eurest Chefs of The Year 2018

    Compass Group UK & Ireland celebrated its annual Chef of the Year competition last week at The Restaurant Show, at Olympia in London.

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    Systopia International  - 26.11.2018, 08:51

    Digital Concierge Revolutionises Meetings

    Point of sale payments solutions provider Systopia has launched Digital Concierge, an innovative ordering and in-room assistance system that enables companies to provide on-demand services including delivery of refreshments during meetings.

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    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 22.11.2018, 13:07

    Telefónica Germany Expands STRABAG PFS Partnership

    Telefónica Germany has awarded a further tender to STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) for the reconfiguration, replacement and repair of HVAC equipment installed in over 450 mobile communication sites.

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    Carbon Numbers  - 22.11.2018, 11:53

    Launch of Carbon Cloud

    Carbon Numbers has launched Carbon Cloud, a service that enables energy managers to obtain greater control and visibility over their building energy management system (BeMS) by linking it to the Carbon Numbers' cloud platform.

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    Engage Technology Partners  - 22.11.2018, 11:28

    FM Firms Use Incentives to Compensate for Brexit Brain Drain

    Facilities management providers are turning to financial incentives to attract top contract talent as citizens of EU countries leave the UK in advance of Brexit, according to data from Engage Technology Partners.

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    Weland Solutions AB  - 21.11.2018, 13:52

    From Traditional Shelving to Acclaimed Storage

    When global leader in cable harnesses, electrical cabinets, and mechanical systems for vehicles and industry Rimaster needed to rationalise its storage, it commissioned Swedish supply chain and warehousing specialist Weland Solutions AB.

  • A Samsung Machine Tools CMC Lathe. (photo: Samsung Machine Tools)
    CNC Machines LLC  - 20.11.2018, 18:04

    Black Friday Deals on Used CNC Machines

    CNC Machines LLC, a Florida-based supplier of computer numerical control (CNC) machines used by small and mid-sized manufacturers, is hosting a unique virtual sale on more than 500 machines from Haas, Mazak, Samsung, Tsugami and other leading brands until 8.00 p.m. EST on Friday Nov. 23.

  • Rendering of the Leeds Central development. (photo: Gregory Property Group)
    Gregory Property Group  - 20.11.2018, 15:22

    Planning Consent for Leeds Central Student Residential Project

    Gregory Property Group has secured planning consent from Leeds City Council to transform a prominent one-acre site on Bingley Street, Leeds into a 407-bed student residential scheme, close to Napoleon’s Casino.

  • HRH The Earl of Wessex alongside Compass' Mick Hickman, Chris Garside, Mark Webster and UK Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 20.11.2018, 11:36

    Gold Award for Compass

    Last week, Compass Group UK & Ireland picked up a prestigious gold award for our work supporting the Armed Forces.

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    Axis Group  - 20.11.2018, 10:44

    BMA Front-of-House and Security Contract

    Acuity, Axis Group’s front-of-house division, is providing a combined security and professional reception services contract to the British Medical Association’s (BMA) headquarters in central London.

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    Heightsafe Systems  - 20.11.2018, 10:13

    New London Office for Heightsafe Systems

    Working at height solutions provider Heightsafe Systems has announced the opening of a new London office later this month.

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    Commissionaires Management Limited  - 20.11.2018, 09:56

    Corps Security Appoints Regional Operations Director

    Paul Lotter has been appointed as Regional Operations Director by Corps Security, one of the UK's most established security services providers. Lotter will focus on operations within London and the South of England and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of service delivery to the customer.

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    LINTEC EUROPE (UK) LTD  - 19.11.2018, 12:36

    Lintec Europe to Showcase Window Film Solutions at SGI Dubai 2019

    Lintec Europe has today announced it will be exhibiting for the first time at SGI Dubai between 13th and 15th January 2019 (Stand 6-C95, Hall 6, World Trade Centre, Dubai). The company will be presenting its wide range of digitally printable window materials and vision control films. The 22ndedition of the show is the most-anticipated event of its kind in the MENA region for exhibitors and visitors in the Signage and Graphic Imaging industries.

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    Chubb Fire & Security  - 19.11.2018, 12:01

    Chubb Appointed Dunedin Canmore Fire Safety and Security Contractor

    Chubb Fire & Security Limited has become the principal fire and security provider for Dunedin Canmore, a leading provider of social housing and related services in Scotland. After initially installing fire alarms for many years, Chubb now provides installation and maintenance of emergency lighting, intruder alarms, CCTV and access control. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    G4S PLC  - 19.11.2018, 11:52

    How G4S is Helping Rebuild Iraq

    Under the management of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and together with Al Saqar, the in-country Explosive Ordnance Disposal partner, G4S is helping people to restore their lives and re-occupy their city, and use the infrastructures and basic facilities that they once enjoyed.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 19.11.2018, 11:28

    Green Apple Awards for Mitie Waste Management

    Mitie Waste Management has won five Green Apple Environment Awards cementing its status as a leader in environmental best practice. The awards recognise environmental endeavour among companies, councils, communities and countries. In ceremony at The Houses of Parliament, Mitie picked up a gold, two silver and two bronze awards.

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    Essity Aktiebolag  - 16.11.2018, 13:46

    Tork Papercircle® and Tork EasyCube® European Award Winners

    Tork's PaperCircle sustainability programme and EasyCube data-driven cleaning solution were presented with European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards at this year's event in Berlin last night.

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    Delta Security  - 16.11.2018, 08:43

    Securing a Commercial Property in Hackney

    Delta Security has installed new steel, fire-rated security doors and an access control system designed to combat a series of break-ins at a commercial property managed by Property Initiatives Management Ltd.

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    Magenta Associates  - 16.11.2018, 00:15

    The Demise of the Commercial Office Lease

    A new white paper from Magenta Associates explores the fate of the traditional commercial property lease in the context of deep social, political and economic changes.

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    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 15.11.2018, 23:22

    Mersive Listed in Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

    Wireless content sharing and collaboration solutions provider Mersive Technologies has been ranked at 139th place in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ listing of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America.

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    Getronics NA  - 15.11.2018, 22:59

    New Getronics Unit to Support Professional Investment Firms

    Global IT services group Getronics today launched a new technology and IT services division focused exclusively on meeting the needs of private equity and investment banking communities seeking to unlock or create new value from companies.

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    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 15.11.2018, 21:33

    EFI Launches Next Generation Digital Textile Printer

    The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pass printer has the potential to revolutionise the textile printing market, providing users with high uptime and reliability, outstanding performance, superior printing uniformity and accuracy, long printhead life and minimal maintenance needs. The EFI Reggiani open house has created huge interest in global textile market opportunities, with nearly 300 customers and journalists attending to see the new BOLT in action.

  • JEEP Graduation ceremony at Featherston in West Yorkshire. (photo: ABM UK)
    ABM Industries Inc  - 15.11.2018, 21:54

    ABM UK Junior Engineering Engagement Programme Welcomes First Graduates

    On Wednesday, thirty-six school children from West London graduated from the world’s first Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P), which first started in January 2018. The programme seeks to change perceptions of apprenticeships and make a real impact in the engineering and facilities management sectors by making use of the expertise offered by ABM UK employees. The graduation follows research highlighting that sixty per cent of young people were unlikely to consider working in the engineering and facilities management industries, fuelling the creation of a skills gap.

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    dmg events  - 14.11.2018, 12:10

    UAE Construction Industry Needs More Startups

    With experts calling for innovative ideas to shake up the construction sector in the UAE, trade show, The Big 5, is launching a dedicated Start-up City and a Live Innovation Zone from 26 to 29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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    Property Care Association (PCA)  - 14.11.2018, 11:56

    Addressing IAQ in Winter

    With winter approaching and falling temperatures raising moister levels in buildings, UK trade body, the Property Care Association (PCA), has issued a reminder to facilities managers to be mindful of indoor air quality (IAQ).

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    Online Editor  - 13.11.2018, 15:36

    Interserve Board Calms Investors Amid Share Price Volatility

    Interserve has issued a statement following a second day of volatility in its share price, which lost 10 per cent on Monday, falling to 39 pence (its lowest level for 30 years), on the back of negative sentiment from analysts following the release of a trading update waste-to-product JV partner, Renewi.

  • Kelly has served as BSIA's CEO for eight years. (photo: )
    British Security Industry Association (BSIA)  - 13.11.2018, 10:51

    James Kelly to Step Down as BSIA CEO

    The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced that James Kelly will be leaving his role as chief executive.

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    Kier Group Plc  - 13.11.2018, 10:35

    Kier Signs Up to UK Care Leaver Covenant

    Kier is the first company in the United Kingdom's built environment sector to support 16 to 25-year olds who have spent time in care, through the Department for Education’s Care Leaver Covenant. Confirmed in Birmingham last week, the agreement seeks to support care leavers with opportunities internships. apprenticeships and other opportunities to enter the workplace. Kier will also provide additional one-to-one mentoring and pastoral support to complement further education and training.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 13.11.2018, 10:17

    Sodexo Expands into Brazilian Homecare Market

    Sodexo announces the acquisition of a majority interest in Pronep, a market leader providing quality homecare services in Brazil, significantly expanding its global footprint in the rapidly-growing Brazilian market. The transaction is expected to close at the end of November, 2018.

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    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 13.11.2018, 10:06

    Mersive Recognised as Product Line Strategy Leader

    Mersive Technologies is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's 2018 Product Line Strategy Leader award in the North American Professional Wireless Content Sharing market. Mersive, a leader in wireless content sharing and collaboration solutions, was chosen for the breadth and scalability of its portfolio, the feature-set it offers, customer purchasing experience and brand equity.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 12.11.2018, 11:34

    Mitie Awarded £32 million Waverley Property Management Contract

    Mitie’s property management business has secured a new contract with Waverley Borough Council worth £3.2 million a year following a competitive tender process. Mitie will provide and manage repairs and maintenance as well as offering void property protection for the Council’s 5,000 properties in Surrey over an initial five-year term with the option to extend for a further five-years. In partnership with Waverley, Mitie’s team will be co-located with the Council’s teams at its head office in Godalming.

  • The Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center. (photo:  Signal Architecture + Research)
    Signal Architecture + Research PLLC  - 09.11.2018, 16:29

    Ranch-Inspired Multi-Use Facility Brings Innovation to Oregon State Park

    Seattle-based architecture firm, Signal Architecture + Research, is celebrating the opening last month of The Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center at Central Oregon’s Cottonwood Canyon State Park.

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    ASL Group  - 09.11.2018, 15:54

    ASL Acquires Geerings Digital

    UK managed office services supplier Automated Systems Group Ltd (ASL) has announced the acquisition of Ashford, Kent-based Geerings Digital. The move follows its acquisition of print management solutions supplier ICA Digital in February, and brings the number of office machines it contracts out to over 14,000.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 09.11.2018, 14:41

    Sodexo APAC Embraces Latest Workplace Trends

    Sodexo's new APAC House regional headquarters building in Singapore incorporates a suite of digital innovations designed to make work life simpler, more productive and, above all, more enjoyable.

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    RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)  - 09.11.2018, 09:06

    RICS Celebrates 150 Years

    2018 marks the 150th anniversary of RICS which is celebrating the milestone through two initiatives that highlight the past and potential future importance of the surveying profession to society: "Pride in the Profession" and "Cities of our Future".

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    Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA)  - 09.11.2018, 08:46

    Regulatory Update for Building Operators in the United Kingdom

    The Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) has produced a summary of recent and forthcoming legislation that affects operators of buildings in the United Kingdom.

  • 3xLOGIC access control solution. (photo: )
    3xLOGIC Inc  - 08.11.2018, 12:50

    PAC Launches 3xLOGIC Security and Business Intelligence Solutions in the UK

    Leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ winner, 3xLOGIC, Inc., today announced the availability of its portfolio of solutions including infinias access control, VIGIL video management system and TRENDS business intelligence platform into the European market through its sister company, PAC, located in Stockport in the UK.

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    OPTEX Europe  - 08.11.2018, 12:28

    OPTEX Updates REDSCAN RLS-3060 Laser Sensor Firmware

    OPTEX, the leading manufacturer of detection solutions, has released new versions of its product firmware and configuration software for its award-winning laser sensor, REDSCAN RLS-3060 series which add new functionality to existing models.

  • Sodexo Chief Digital and Innovation Officer Belen Moscoso Del Prado signing the agreement with the AEYE-GO team. (photo: )
    Sodexo S.A.  - 08.11.2018, 11:00

    Sodexo Invests in Chinese AI startup AEYE-GO

    Sodexo announces its strategic venture capital vehicle, Sodexo Ventures, has invested in AEYE-GO, the Chinese developer of the world’s first self-checkout system based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) image recognition technology. The investment represents Sodexo's first in China was facilitated by a partnership with Shanghai-based incubator X-Node signed in May 2018.

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    Blue Apple Catering  - 08.11.2018, 10:42

    Blue Apple Catering 2018/19 Sustainability & CSR Report

    Independent UK caterer Blue Apple has delivered its 2018/19 Sustainability and CSR Report, which highlights a wide range of initiatives across the business designed to reduce its environmental footprint and increase its positive social impact. Now in its 20th anniversary year, Blue Apple remains as committed to sustainable and responsible practises as ever before, driving down food waste, investing in employee wellbeing and ensuring its supply chain is as ethical as possible.

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    Siemens AG  - 08.11.2018, 09:25

    Siemens Offers Smart Power Line Inspections with AI and UAVs

    Siemens has launched a new service approach for overhead power line inspections called "SIEAERO" at European Utility Week 2018 in Vienna, Austria, which combines artificial intelligence (AI) with long-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the first time.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 07.11.2018, 22:01

    Aramark Adds Second USPS Facility to Hotel and Venue Portfolio

    Aramark is delivering integrated facility services at the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma, following the award of a second contract from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

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    Chubb Fire & Security  - 07.11.2018, 16:02

    Chubb Receives ISO 45001 Accreditation

    Chubb Systems has been accredited to ISO 45001, a new, global, occupational health and safety (OH&S) standard that specifies best practice in preventing work-related injuries and promoting employee wellbeing, following an extensive audit by Alcumus Isoquar which is governed by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Kier Group Plc  - 07.11.2018, 12:45

    Highways England Appoints Kier to Regional Delivery Partnership Framework

    Kier has been appointed to Highways England’s £8.7 billion six-year Regional Delivery Partnership framework for Band B projects exceeding £100 million in the north region covering the north west, north east, Yorkshire and Humberside, with a total value of approximately £2 billion to be shared across the region.

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    SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.  - 07.11.2018, 11:50

    Biometrics Reducing Journey Times for Air Passengers

    Biometric technology currently being implemented at Heathrow Airport has the potential to reduce the average passenger’s journey time by up to a third. By using biometrics at every point of departure, from check-in to take-off, the airport can significantly improve the passenger experience.

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    Siemens AG  - 07.11.2018, 09:54

    SSE and Siemens Break Ground at Keadby 2

    Work is underway at Keadby in North Lincolnshire to build the UK's most efficient Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power station.

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    G4S PLC  - 07.11.2018, 08:28

    G4S Positive Q3 Trading Update

    G4S PLC has announced an increase in organic revenue growth from 0.2 per cent in the first half of 2018 to 2.5 per cent in quarter three, driven by demand for security services in North America and Asia, and the group's cash technology solutions.

  • Pictured (left to right): Jim Mugford President of Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services, Wallace Brithinee and Donald Brithinee. (photo: )
    Sulzer Ltd  - 06.11.2018, 16:25

    Sulzer Expands Footprint into Southern California

    Sulzer has acquired Brithinee Electric of Colton, California in a deal that will re-enforce its electromechanical capabilities and provide access to a client base of companies operating in the megapolitan area's wind, cement and water sectors.

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    Signbox Ltd  - 06.11.2018, 16:10

    Signage Supports IAG Cargo European Rebrand

    Signbox successfully tendered for a creative brief to roll-out new signage across workspaces at London Heathrow and hubs in Dublin and Madrid for International Airlines Group (IAG) sub-brand, IAG Cargo.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 06.11.2018, 15:15

    ServiceMaster Announces Solid Q3 2018 Growth

    ServiceMaster has announced a year-on-year revenue increase to US $873 for the third quarter of 2018 in interim results published today.

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    Applied Risk  - 05.11.2018, 16:12

    Security Patch for SAUTER CASE Suite Building Automation Software Vulnerability

    Applied Risk researcher, Gjoko Krstic, has identified a security vulnerability in the SAUTER CASE Suite, a software package used to handle building automation projects with energy-efficient strategies and methods. The impact of this vulnerability is that an unauthenticated user can craft a malicious XML data file that allows them to access sensitive information or configuration files, potentially impacting the availability of the affected application.

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    Firestone Building Products  - 05.11.2018, 15:14

    RubberGard™ EPDM Roof Coating Applied at Cardiff Development

    A fourth building has been completed using Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard™ EPDM waterproofing system for flat roofs at the prestigious Capital Quarter development, in the heart of Cardiff’s Commercial Enterprise Zone.

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    Belzona International  - 05.11.2018, 14:22

    Relining a Micro-brewery Tank

    The popularity of craft and world beers has been accompanied by an increase in the number of micro-breweries whose exacting requirements for producing the perfect Pilsner or ale extend to the performance of the specialist coatings used to line the interiors of vessels used in the brewing process.

  • Skyborne Flight Training Centre at Gloucestershire Airport. (photo: Wrightstyle Ltd)
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 05.11.2018, 11:07

    Fire Rated Windows Installed at Gloucestershire Airport

    Wrightstyle has completed a project at Gloucestershire Airport for Skyborne Flight Training Centre.

  • Serco Asia Pacific CEO Mark Irwin (standing far right) with the Navy Exercise Boss Lift 2018 crew next to HMAS Adelaide. (photo: Serco Group)
    Serco Group Plc  - 02.11.2018, 12:46

    Serco ASPAC CEO Joins in Royal Australian Naval Exercise

    Serco Asia Pacific CEO Mark Irwin recently had the opportunity to enjoy a first-hand experience of work and life in the Royal Australian Navy, taking part in Exercise Boss Lift 2018. As a strong supporter and employer of Australian Defence Force Reserves, Serco’s CEO embraced the chance to gain a greater understanding of the skills and capabilities that Reservists bring back to our workforce.

  • The Poole Gateway Building on the Poole campus of Bournemouth University. (photo: )
    Mitie Group PLC  - 02.11.2018, 12:20

    Mitie Awarded Willmott Dixon Bournemouth University M&E Contract

    Mitie has won a contract with construction firm Willmott Dixon to provide mechanical and electrical services for Bournemouth University. This is the second contract Mitie has been awarded on this campus working with Willmott Dixon to provide services to Bournemouth University and follows its successful delivery of building services for the iconic, zinc-clad Fusion building, which opened in 2016.

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    Base Structures UK Ltd  - 02.11.2018, 10:44

    NEC Birmingham's Fabric Façade Installation

    As part of an exciting £4.5 million transformation of Birmingham’s NEC, Base Structures has installed a stunning fabric façade to the exterior of Halls 1 and 5.

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    Nova Innovation  - 01.11.2018, 15:46

    The Holy Grail of Baseload Tidal Power

    Scottish cleantech company Nova Innovation announces the integration of its tidal energy array with Tesla battery storage. The Tesla Powerpack was successfully integrated with Nova’s existing tidal array, delivering the world’s first grid-connected ‘baseload’ tidal power station.

  • Lauren Spencer will focus on internal communication and brand engagement.  (photo: Bartlett Mitchell)
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 01.11.2018, 15:26

    Bartlett Mitchell Creates Senior ‘People Experience’ Role

    Independent UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has today announced the appointment of Lauren Spencer to the newly created position of People Experience Director.

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    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS)  - 01.11.2018, 11:48

    Videowall Installation Enhances Capula Customer Experience

    Videowall technology supplied by Ultimate Visual Solutions (formerly eyevis UK) is at the heart of a new customer experience centre unveiled by independent system integrator Capula.

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    Kentec Electronics  - 01.11.2018, 10:30

    Kentec Fire Panel and Suppression System Installed at Recycling Plant

    Kentec’s Syncro AS fire alarm panel and Sigma XT Fire suppression system have been chosen by East Coast Fire & Security and Fire Shield Systems for a collaborative project to install a fire protection system at Grundon Waste Management’s new Bulk Recycling Centre in Banbury.

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    Wrightstyle Limited  - 01.11.2018, 10:17

    Protecting Reading at a Leading UK University

    “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them,” said Joseph Brodsky, the Russian-born American poet and essayist. Thankfully, an advanced glazing system at the University of Reading will ensure continued access to its library stock for students and staff.

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    Churchill Contract Services  - 01.11.2018, 09:58

    Amulet and Singapore's Concorde Security Announce Collaboration

    Amulet, the specialist intelligence-led security division of Churchill Services Group, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore’s Concorde Security for the development of a new generation of smart security solutions.

  • Amelia Tomalin from Evie Primary School in Orkney. (photo: Serco Group)
    Serco Group Plc  - 01.11.2018, 09:47

    Showing Creative Flair in the NorthLink Ferries Writing Competition

    School children from across Orkney and Shetland have showcased their creativity by putting pen to paper as part of a NorthLink Ferries writing competition.

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    FM Editor  - 31.10.2018, 13:10

    Radish Launches New Website

    A year after its launch, Chuchill Services Group’s catering division, Radish, has announced a raft of new appointments and contract wins, completed a second clean water project in Uganda with Life Water UK, and achieved a shortlisting for an EDUcatering 2018 "Contract Cleaner of the Year" award. Today, the company launches its new website at

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 31.10.2018, 09:18

    Acquisition of Leading Caterer Strengthens Sodexo in Switzerland

    Sodexo announces the acquisition of Novae Restauration, significantly expanding its footprint in the attractive Swiss market.

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    Morphose Capital Partners  - 30.10.2018, 17:15

    Morphose Announces Demerger and a New Name

    International advisory and brokerage service business Morphose has separated its brokerage division from the consulting division specialising in bid management and tender advice following a substantial period of growth and development. As a result, the brokerage and investment business is also being rebranded Morphose Capital Partners following the news that it is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Morphose Capital Partners will continue to provide consultancy relating to preparation for sale, corporate finance matters, post acquisition integration and general M&A advisory.

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    Sulzer Ltd  - 30.10.2018, 16:53

    Sulzer Shortlisted for AEMT Awards

    Sulzer has been shortlisted for four Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) awards, with its service centres in Leeds and Falkirk, a high-voltage testing facility in Falkirk, and electrical engineer Tom Ison all nominated as potential recipients of the electromechanical industry's most coveted accolades.

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    Lamp Shop Online  - 30.10.2018, 15:49

    The Impact of Lighting on Employee Wellbeing and Productivity

    With winter looming and natural daylight vastly dwindling, workplaces will soon need to rely on artificial lighting to help keep their employees productive. An absence of daylight can often lead to seasonal affective disorder (SAD)—a form of depression connected to a lack of light. However, this can be prevented by using LED lights, an efficient replacement for natural light.

  • Meraas' La Mer mixed-use luxury development in Dubai, UAE. (photo: Meraas Holding)
    LogMeIn Inc  - 30.10.2018, 15:35

    Meraas Enhances Collaboration and Customer Experience

    LogMeIn, Inc., today announced that UAE master developer, Meraas, has deployed its GoToMeeting and OpenVoice communication and collaboration, and RescueAssist customer engagement platforms.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 30.10.2018, 10:02

    Mitie Launches Risk Consultancy

    Mitie's Professional Services business has launched a new risk consultancy. A team of seasoned professionals with more than 100 years of experience, the Threat Mitigation Team will be led by Ian Carter, former New Scotland Yard Chief Police Officer and Ken Allison, MBE, former British Military Officer. Offering industry-leading advice and techniques in risk management, the new service will add to the extensive Professional Services capabilities Mitie provides to its clients and will be marketed under Mitie’s Source8 consultancy brand.

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    International Facility Management Association (IFMA)  - 29.10.2018, 10:58

    Building a Career in International FM

    The International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) UK Chapter and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will kick-start Workplace Week London 2018 with a dedicated breakfast session on the 12 November that will take a close look at how FMs can develop and adapt their skills in line with a rapidly developing industry, to build a successful, cross-border career in facility and workplace management.

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    Kier Group Plc  - 29.10.2018, 10:48

    Kier 's Innovative Housing with Care Scheme

    Kier has been appointed by Oldham Council to oversee the building of a new £4m supported housing scheme which will be the first-of-its-kind in the borough. The project, which was procured via Scape’s National Minor Works framework, will provide a purpose-built scheme for adults with learning disabilities, giving people the opportunity to live as independently as possible.

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    Chubb Fire & Security  - 29.10.2018, 10:35

    Celebrating Superbrand Status Again

    Chubb Fire & Security has been recognised as the UK’s leading fire and security protection brand in the annual Business Superbrands survey. Chubb was first included as a Superbrand in 2007 and this year's listing coincides with the company's 200th anniversary. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    EuroFM (European Facility Management Network)  - 29.10.2018, 10:13

    Successful Outcomes for EuroFM and APFM in Lisbon

    EuroFM's most recent General Members Meeting (GMM) has taken place in Lisbon with support from Associação Portuguesa de Facility Management (APFM).

  • Jamie Harburn, of Serco in the Control Tower at MoD St Athan. (photo: Serco Group)
    Serco Group Plc  - 29.10.2018, 09:36

    Extension of MoD St Athan Support Services Contract

    Serco has recently been awarded a one year extension to its contract to provide a range of support services at Ministry of Defence (MOD) St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. The contract will run from 1 April 2019 to April 2020.

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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  - 26.10.2018, 16:22

    Protecting Employee Safety and Health

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) have formed an alliance to provide information and training on preventing worker exposure to safety and health hazards in the maintenance, reliability, and physical asset management profession.

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    G4S PLC  - 26.10.2018, 10:31

    Keeping a Busy São Paulo Shopping Mall Secure

    G4S’s security teams have worked with São Paulo’s Metrô Itaquera for almost a decade, using intelligence gathering to keep the busy metropolitan hub safe and secure.

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    Blue Apple Catering  - 26.10.2018, 09:56

    Investors in People Reaccreditation

    Independent UK caterer Blue Apple has been reaccredited by Investors in People (IIP) for the fifth consecutive time, demonstrating its commitment to continuous improvement across the business – particularly where its team members are concerned. A dedicated IIP assessor commented that there were many improvements in the business since the last assessment and ‘people practises, with a focus on innovation, had been embedded into the business’.

  • Michael Bisignano. (photo: ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.)
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 25.10.2018, 22:19

    ServiceMaster Names Michael Bisignano as General Counsel

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings has appointed Michael Bisignano as its senior vice president and general counsel.

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    Polyteck Group  - 25.10.2018, 15:12

    Polyteck in Royal Exchange M&E Contract Award

    Polyteck Group has won a significant new mechanical & engineering (M&E) contract with the Royal Exchange in the City of London.

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    Elior Group  - 25.10.2018, 15:00

    Serunion's Social Responsibility Management Systems Certified to IQNet SR 10

    Spanish contract caterer and Elior Group subsidiary Serunion has achieved IQNet SR 10 certification. The international standard applies to social responsibility management systems. Obtaining this certification is in keeping with Elior Group's CSR strategy, the "Positive Foodprint Plan", whose objective is to make a positive nutritional impact from farm to fork in association with all of the Group's stakeholders.

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    Springboard Working Surfaces  - 25.10.2018, 14:21

    Storage on the Go

    Springboard, a North Carolina based manufacturer, is excited to launch A-Frame, a versatile line of multi-purpose working surfaces.

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    Inficon GmbH  - 25.10.2018, 13:51

    Avoiding HVAC-R Leak Testing Errors

    Inficon has published a new e-book, "Leak testing of refrigeration, air conditioning and heating systems", which discusses challenges as well as errors commonly encountered when testing equipment.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 25.10.2018, 13:24

    EMCOR Reports Record Quarterly Revenues

    EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. For the third quarter of 2018, net income from continuing operations attributable to EMCOR was US$79.9 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, compared to $64.8 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2017. Revenues for the third quarter of 2018 totaled $2.05 billion, an increase of 8.5%, compared to $1.89 billion for the third quarter 2017.

  • Headquarters of Viacom International Media Networks UK. (photo: )
    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 25.10.2018, 12:45

    Viacom, Bazaarvoice, Smarkets Join Workplace Week London 2018

    Marking its seventh consecutive year, Workplace Week London 2018 – brainchild of global change management firm Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) – will take place the week commencing 12th November 2018. More than 20 organisations, including 10 debutants, have confirmed their support for the philanthropic week, which has so far raised over £100,000 for BBC’s Children in Need.

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    Online Editor  - 25.10.2018, 11:37

    Advancing Animal Welfare

    Aramark, Compass Group, Elior Group, IKEA Food Services, Nestlé, Sodexo, and Unilever have joined forces to co-found the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) , an initiative that unites major companies and animal welfare experts in improving animal welfare standards at scale and in meeting consumer demand for food products from animals reared in systems that promote good welfare.

  • The latest office lighting solutions including Linear IndiviLED, Panel LED and SF Compact will be on show at LEDVANCE 2018. (photo: LEDVANCE)
    LEDVANCE Limited  - 25.10.2018, 09:24

    Bringing Human-centric Lighting to LuxLive 2018

    At LuxLive (ExCeL London, 14-15th November), LEDVANCE will focus on human centric lighting solutions that create the ideal work-light balance, enabling comfortable and energy efficient atmospheres for employees. Visitors can discover the biological benefits of creating the right light at the right time, engage with LEDVANCE experts, grab a coffee, and see live demonstrations.

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    Morphean SA  - 24.10.2018, 09:51

    Cloud Adoption Driven by Need for Better Business Insights

    A new pan-European study of 1,500 IT decision makers provides insights into the application of Cloud computing technologies in extracting actionable business insights to support growth.

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    IDEXX Laboratories  - 24.10.2018, 09:16

    Independent Study Supports IDEXX Legiolert® Test Accuracy

    Microbiological water testing solutions provider IDEXX has shared the results of a new potable water study carried out by independent experts.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 24.10.2018, 08:58

    LIA Returns to LuxLive

    LuxLive 2018 is just around the corner. Now in its 8th year, the annual lighting event has already seen a 52 per cent increase in registrations this year and is on course to have its biggest attendance ever. It all takes place at ExCeL London on 14th and 15th November.

  • Jim Summerville, ServiceMaster's new vice president of Supply Management. (photo: )
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 24.10.2018, 08:37

    ServiceMaster Appoints James Summerville as VP Supply Management

    ServiceMaster has named James Summerville as vice president of Supply Management. Summerville will report to Tony DiLucente, the group's senior vice president and chief financial officer.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 23.10.2018, 10:22

    Sky Ocean Rescue Award for Gather & Gather

    Gather & Gather has received a prestigious award for its work on the Sky Ocean Rescue Campaign at this year’s waste2zero awards, which recognise excellence in the prevention of waste in the foodservice and hospitality industry.

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    Signbox Ltd  - 23.10.2018, 09:49

    Launch of Signbox eShop

    Offering intelligently designed, off-the-shelf sign and display solutions, from Fire Exit signs, to NFC Smart Stickers to LED-illuminated restroom signs and everything in between, Signbox's new eshop is easy to browse and offers rapid delivery on a huge range of stocked products.

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    Axis Group  - 23.10.2018, 09:31

    Axis Group Hosts Institute of Customer Service Breakfast Event

    Axis Group hosted an Institute of Customer Service CEO breakfast briefing during October’s National Customer Service Week designed to bring UK business leaders together and engage them in the importance of customer service in the boardroom.

  • TruSys LED luminaires: an energy-efficient solution for demanding environments. (photo: )
    LEDVANCE Limited  - 22.10.2018, 12:24

    Flexible Strip Lighting for Industrial Applications

    LEDVANCE's new and robust easy-fit TruSys LED luminaires offer energy-efficient lighting that meets the requirements of factories, workshops and warehouses.

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    CMD Ltd  - 22.10.2018, 11:05

    Older Offices Not Designed for Today's Electrical Requirements

    Dated office buildings were not designed to deal with the level of electrical equipment typically seen in modern offices, and pose serious health concerns, says Brad Wilson from Triangle Fire Safety.

  • Lawton joins BakerHicks after two decades of successfully running operational and sales teams, most recently at Jacobs. (photo: Baker Hicks Limited)
    Baker Hicks Limited  - 22.10.2018, 10:41

    BakerHicks Makes Senior UK and DACH Appointment

    BakerHicks, the multidisciplinary design and engineering company, has appointed John Lawton as Business Development Director to support the continued success and growth of the business across its key sectors.

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    Atalian Servest  - 22.10.2018, 10:24

    Inaugural John Edwards BICSc Award for Atalian Servest

    Atalian Servest is the proud recipient of the first John Edwards British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Award, which recognises the outstanding contribution of BICSc corporate members to supporting institute standards and the career progression of cleaning operatives and management personnel.

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    Wrightstyle Limited  - 22.10.2018, 10:02

    Curtain Walling Installed in Office Refurbishment

    Wrightstyle has completed work at the refurbished offices of WS Swift, which provides domestic and commercial heating services and design development in building services engineering.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 19.10.2018, 10:33

    From Wasteful to Tasteful

    As part of its commitment to prevent unnecessary food waste, Sodexo UK & Ireland has launched "Wasteful to Tasteful", a campaign to reduce the volume of grade B* fruit and vegetables being thrown away or left to rot.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 19.10.2018, 09:36

    ISS Wins TSB Contract

    UK-based retail and business bank TSB has awarded ISS a new, five-year, fully integrated facility management (IFM) contract.

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    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 19.10.2018, 09:19

    Supercharging Workplace Insights

    The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has entered into a two-year deal with specialist business and market development agency, b2b partnerships Ltd (b2b).

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    Churchill Contract Services  - 18.10.2018, 10:08

    Amulet-Senate Group Partnership Delivers Intelligence to Clients

    Amulet, the security division of Churchill Services Group, today announces a strategic partnership with The Senate Group. Demonstrating Amulet’s commitment to intelligence-led security solutions, the new partnership will see The Senate Group provide Amulet with immediate access to accurate and invaluable intelligence across the UK.

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    Online Editor  - 18.10.2018, 08:31

    Strong Q3 Revenue Growth from Rentokil Initial

    Rentokil Initial has reported an on-going revenue increase of 11.8 per cent (4.1 per cent organic) for the third quarter of 2018, buoyed by further acquisitions and improvements in the French workwear market.

  • Chef of the Year for a private site award winner, Adam Thomason, collecting his trophy. (photo: )
    Compass Group PLC  - 18.10.2018, 08:02

    Successful Foodservice Cateys

    Compass Group has won three major awards at the 2018 Foodservice Cateys, which celebrate the individuals, teams and businesses shaping the United Kingdom's hospitality industry.

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    CBRE Group  - 18.10.2018, 08:02

    Buoyant Third Quarter for London Office Space

    Take-up of office space in Central London continues to be resilient according to Global real estate advisor CBRE. The third quarter of 2018 saw take-up reach 3.4 million sq ft, which is above the 10-year average of 3.1 million sq ft.

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    Cordant Group  - 18.10.2018, 08:02

    Cordant Group CEO Completes Walks in Support of Youth Homelessness

    Cordant Group CEO, Chris Kenneally, discusses a gruelling, 134 mile charity walk he participated in earlier this month to raise money for or the Pledge150 campaign organised by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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    OCS Group  - 17.10.2018, 09:53

    OCS Staff to Contribute to Thank Your Cleaner Day™

    For the first time, OCS UK is proud to be joining its colleagues in Australia and New Zealand to celebrate its cleaning staff on Thank Your Cleaner Day™. Working in partnership with clients including NHS Trusts, British Airways and Mars Chocolate UK Ltd, OCS UK will deliver awards to seven cleaners who have been nominated by clients for going above and beyond, delivering exceptional service.

  • The Pembury Tavern. (photo: )
    Delta Security  - 17.10.2018, 09:40

    Delta Security Upgrades Security at Hackney Pub

    Delta Security s helping to protect patrons, staff and property at Hackney’s Pembury Tavern with the installation of a new security system, including an IP-based CCTV solution, roller shutters and new locks.

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    Q Acoustics  - 17.10.2018, 09:29

    Q Acoustics Expands Fire Hood Range

    Q Acoustics has expanded its innovative range of fire and acoustic insulation hoods to cover in-ceiling and in-wall speakers. The move is designed to help building and facilities managers ensure properties incorporating installed speakers - such as shopping centres and offices, are fully compliant with the latest building regulations.

  • Chapel at the Sorbonne University building, Paris. (photo: MBZT)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 16.10.2018, 10:02

    Sodexo Highlights Disruptive Trends in Global Higher Education Sector

    Sodexo has released the "Five Trends Set to Impact the Student Journey and Campus" report which draws on insights from a panel of experts in the university sector, as well as the group's experience in providing services to 700 universities globally.

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    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 16.10.2018, 09:22

    Taking Chiller Technology to the Next Level

    STULZ has announced the availability of its innovative CyberCool WaterTec series of water cooled indoor chillers. Comprising five different models, with a cooling capacity ranging from 350-1400kW, CyberCool WaterTec is designed for use in a wide variety of applications including data centres, manufacturing and production locations, as well as commercial environments.

  • Tom Ison (middle) receiving the Karsten Moholt Exceptional Achievement Award from Mathis Menzel (left), Managing Director at Menzel Elektromotoren GmbH, and Frederic Beghain (right), General Manager at EASA Region 9. (photo: Sulzer Group)
    Sulzer Ltd  - 16.10.2018, 08:46

    Exceptional Achievement by Sulzer Engineer

    In recognition of his outstanding contribution to a number of projects, Tom Ison, Electrical Engineer at Sulzer, has been awarded the 2018 EASA Karsten Moholt Exceptional Achievement Award. The young engineer’s technical expertise and professionalism has impressed many colleagues and customers alike and their recommendations caught the eye of the judges.

  • With its ergonomic design, the ElectraFlow Dual Ultra provides the user with a perfectly balanced tool, while the interchangeable cartridge-holding straps and plungers allow for quick and easy configuration. (photo: Sulzer Mixpac Ltd.)
    Sulzer Ltd  - 15.10.2018, 13:08

    Launch of Sulzer COX™ ElectraFlow™ Dual Ultra Dispenser

    Sulzer has launched the COX™ ElectraFlow™ Dual Ultra, a 2-component battery powered dispenser for sealant and adhesive dispenser cartridges.

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    G4S PLC  - 15.10.2018, 08:47

    Leading the Way in Nuclear Security

    Drawing on its expertise from around the world, G4S is leading the way in securing vital infrastructure projects

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    Serco Group Plc  - 12.10.2018, 11:47

    Serco Approved for US$ 213 Million U.S. Navy IDIQ IT Contracts

    Serco Inc., has been awarded one of five spots on an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to deliver technical support services for IT tools and technologies that enable U.S. Navy personnel readiness. This contract has a three-year base period plus three one-year option periods, with a ceiling value of $213 million, if all option years are exercised.

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    Ge Giussani  - 12.10.2018, 11:13

    Ge Giussani to Exhibit at ORGATEC 2018 (23-27 October, Cologne)

    Mezzanine flooring and wall partition specialist Ge Giussani will be exhibiting a new modular walling system at Orgatec 2018 in Cologne.

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    Supply Chain Sustainability School  - 12.10.2018, 10:53

    Supply Chain Sustainability School Elects New Board Members

    Appointments to the Board of any industry-wide organisation are important, especially when potential candidates are answerable to thousands of member organisations and individuals.

  • Supporting a great cause: Evolution's Joe Rushworth. (photo: )
    Evolution Electronic Security Systems  - 12.10.2018, 10:10

    Rising to the Deloitte Ride Across Britain (DRAB) Challenge

    Joe Rushworth, a Technical Engineer with integrated fire and security business, Evolution, has cycled 980 miles (1,577 Km) to raise more than £2,500 for Cancer Research UK.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 11.10.2018, 10:39

    Compass Group Chefs of the Year 2018

    Compass Group UK & Ireland celebrated its annual Chef of the Year competition last week at The Restaurant Show, at Olympia in London.

  • Contract signing (L-R): Dirk Brandt (STRABAG), Christian Volkmann (DFS), Simon Krienke (DFS), Torsten May (STRABAG), Hans Ulrich Naumann (STRABAG). (photo: STRABAG PFS)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 11.10.2018, 10:06

    STRABAG PFS Awarded Deutsche Flugsicherung Air Traffic Control Facility Contract

    STRABAG PFS has been awarded a three-year contract to provide hard facilities management (FM) services at the Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS) Karlsruhe air traffic control centre, following a Europe-wide competitive tender.

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    Planned Lighting Maintenance (PLM)  - 11.10.2018, 08:59

    Family Lighting Business Named as Business Award Finalist

    A Test Valley business is in the running to pick up a prestigious award which recognises the outstanding contribution companies are making to the Hampshire community and economy.

  • Image courtesy of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). (photo: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP))
    Emcor Group Inc.  - 10.10.2018, 12:44

    EMCOR UK Champions Workplace Mental Wellness

    EMCOR UK is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to the wellbeing of employees, through a week-long focus on initiatives designed to instil best practice by raising awareness of the importance of positive mental health on the occasion of World Mental Health Day.

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    SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.  - 10.10.2018, 10:44

    SNC-Lavalin Sponsors Cyber Professor at Cranfield University

    SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that its Atkins business is sponsoring the appointment of Professor Paul Theron at Cranfield University in the United Kingdom as the Atkins-Cranfield Professor of Cyber-Secure Engineering Systems and Processes. The newly created role will strengthen the relationship in research and development between Atkins and Cranfield University, to support advances in through-life cyber security. SNC-Lavalin acquired WS Atkins plc on July 3, 2017.

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    CBRE Group  - 10.10.2018, 09:09

    Sustained Interest in Activity-Based Workplace Design

    Seventy per cent of respondents to a survey of more than 100 corporate real estate and facilities (CRE&F) executives indicated that they expect to incorporate activity-based workplace design into their businesses, and most anticipate a reduction in square footage per employee. This was among the many findings highlighted in a new report by CBRE, researched in partnership with CoreNet Global, titled, “Managing Global Corporate Real Estate and Facilities.”

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    Online Editor  - 10.10.2018, 08:59

    AkzoNobel Acquires Romania's Largest Architectural Paint Manufacturer

    AkzoNobel has completed the acquisition of Fabryo Corporation, Romania's biggest architectural and decorative paint manufacturer, with sales revenues of €45 million in 2017.

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    Online Editor  - 10.10.2018, 07:57

    Celebrating World Mental Health Day 2018

    Leading businesses share their thoughts on World Mental Health Day, the initiative first introduced by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) in 1992 to destigmatise and raise public awareness of mental health issues.

  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London. (photo: )
    Cordant Group  - 09.10.2018, 20:32

    Taking Centre-stage at Shakespeare's Globe

    Cordant Security has been awarded a prestigious contract to provide a wide-range of security solutions at Shakespeare’s Globe, the iconic theatre based on Bankside, London. Cordant will supply a 24/7 staffed security solution 365-days-a-year as the theatre continues to prioritise the safety of its visitors and employees.

  • Foss says he's honored to be supporting local communities in Philadelphia and around the United States. (photo: )
    Aramark Corporation  - 09.10.2018, 12:54

    Eric Foss Joins U.S. National Homeless Charity Board

    Back on My Feet, a nonprofit organization committed to addressing homelessness in the United States, has welcomed Eric J. Foss, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aramark, as a new member of its National Board of Directors.

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    Addo Furniture  - 09.10.2018, 11:29

    Addo at Orgatec 2018 (23-27 October, Cologne)

    Addo will be unveiling several new office furniture products at Orgatec 2018.

  • David Leat: looking forward to future challenges. (photo: Datapath Ltd)
    Datapath Ltd  - 09.10.2018, 10:54

    Senior Appointment Strengthens Visual Solutions Provider

    Visual solutions company, Datapath, has appointed Dave Leat to the position of Project Director.

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    DataArt Inc  - 09.10.2018, 10:38

    DataArt to Offer Services via UK Digital Outcomes and Specialists 3 Framework

    Global technology consultancy DataArt today announces it has successfully applied to the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) 3 Framework, extending its technology consulting and solution design offering to public sector organisations across the UK. The framework’s latest iteration went live on 1 October 2018.

  • Derrick Hall. (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    Kentec Electronics  - 08.10.2018, 17:18

    Kentec Strengthens Global Presence with Senior Appointments

    Life safety control systems manufacturer Kentec has appointed Derrick Hall as Director of Sales and Costas Constantinides as Head of International Business Development.

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 08.10.2018, 17:02

    Suzuki France Modernises In-store Signage with Sony

    Faced with the challenge of replacing outdated digital signage systems in 106 stores, international motorcycle and vehicle manufacturer, Suzuki, enlisted the support of Sony to provide a state-of-the-art solution that would modernise its stores and headquarters across France with an intuitive user experience.

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    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS)  - 08.10.2018, 15:13

    New Videowall Installation at intuTrafford Centre

    Videowall technology supplied by Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) is at the heart of a new security control room at the intu Trafford Centre in Greater Manchester.

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    Inepro BV  - 08.10.2018, 12:51

    DocuPRO Embedded Web Client for Konica Minolta MFPs

    Inepro BV has released the DocuPRO web client for Konica Minolta Multifunctional Printers (MFPs) to provide extended screen control and workflow streamlining for organisations that require secure print release.

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    Datapath Ltd  - 08.10.2018, 11:44

    Earn AVIXA CTS Points in New York with Datapath

    Visual solutions provider Datapath is pleased to announce it has been named an official AVIXA CTS® Renewal Unit (RU) Provider. This will allow professionals holding AVIXA’s Certified Technology Specialist credential to earn renewal units towards their certification by completing certain Datapath education programs. Currently, there are more than 12,000 CTS-certified professionals around globally.

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    Stericycle (SRCL) Ltd  - 08.10.2018, 11:16

    Demystifying GDPR Compliance

    Information security company and Stericycle solution, Shred-it, today announces the release of a new online self-service tool to support facilities management businesses in achieving European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. GDPR Manager incorporates guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom.

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    Atalian Servest  - 08.10.2018, 10:41

    Atalian Servest Appoints New UK Board

    Global facility services provider Atalian Servest has made new board-level appointments at its business in the UK and Ireland.

  • PwC Netherland's Westgate II Headquarters building in Amsterdam. (photo: kraaijvanger architects)
    ISS Facility Services  - 08.10.2018, 10:01

    PwC-ISS Netherlands Contract Receives Recognition from Vestage

    At a ceremony on 2 October 2018 in Rotterdam, the University of Tennessee officially recognised the contract between PwC Nederland and ISS as a fully-fledged Vested agreement, making it the second such contract in the Netherlands, and only the thirteenth globally.

  • Muir, a former COO of Jabil, says he's honored to have been selected by EFI's board. (photo: )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 05.10.2018, 21:48

    EFI Appoints Bill Muir as Chief Executive Officer

    Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has announced the appointment of William (Bill) D. Muir as its new Chief Executive Officer. Muir served most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Jabil, a product solutions company. His appointment becomes effective from 15 October 2018 when he will also join the company's Board of Directors.

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    EuroFM (European Facility Management Network)  - 05.10.2018, 13:28

    Call for Papers on Healthy Work Environments

    The Journal of Corporate Real Estate (JCRE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue devoted to papers on the relationship between corporate and public real estate and healthy people, with a focus on healthy workplaces.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 05.10.2018, 13:04

    Chartwells Partnership Supports Family Wellbeing

    Chartwells has partnered with several organisations including The Mayor’s Fund for London - Kitchen Social programme, Brakes’ - Meals & More, Transforming Lives for Good, City of Edinburgh Council and the Norwich Foodbank project, to deliver a series of workshops across the UK to support children and their families with health and nutrition advice, as well as food provision..

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 05.10.2018, 12:22

    Children's Hospital Streams Live Music to Patient's Rooms

    Sony has created an imaginative solution to keep young patients entertained during their time at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in the North West of England.

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    Veolia Environnement SA  - 05.10.2018, 10:41

    Majority of C-suite Executives Yet to Set Carbon Targets

    The latest YouGov research has revealed that 61 per cent of C-suite executives and energy managers in the private sector have not set out a target to reduce their carbon emissions, despite the fact carbon savings nearly always mean financial savings.

  • Groningen Hall: Headquarters of the Municipality of Groningen, The Netherlands. (photo: C. Messier)
    Fujitsu General  - 04.10.2018, 10:58

    Fujitsu Doubles IT Savings for Groningen Municipality in EUR 71.9 Million Deal

    Fujitsu has been awarded a major new Government outsourcing contract that enables the Municipality of Groningen in the Netherlands to enjoy greater cost savings than originally planned. The new contract– worth EUR 71.9 million over six years – is expected to deliver savings of EUR four million in comparison to current operational expenses for ICT services, with the potential for further savings if the Municipality chooses to extend the contract with Fujitsu in 2020.

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    PATRIZIA Immobilien AG  - 04.10.2018, 10:23

    PATRIZIA Acquires Stake in Property AI Business

    PATRIZIA Immobilien AG, the pan-European real estate investment manager, announces that it has acquired a strategic stake in EVANA, a provider of data management services including artificial intelligence technology for the real estate industry.

  • Vodafone building near Victoria Park, London. (photo: )
    Mitie Group PLC  - 04.10.2018, 10:01

    Vodafone UK Extends Mitie FM Contract

    Vodafone has extended a six-year facilities management contract with Mitie in the United Kingdom by another two years. The extension will begin on 1 April 2020.

  • Bodet Visio-X7. (photo: )
    Bodet Group  - 03.10.2018, 14:11

    Leading Baker Chooses Integrated Time Management and Access Solution

    Global French bakery business Bridor which operates in more than 90 countries, has installed a Bodet time and attendance system with integrated door entry access at its new UK headquarters building in Camberley, Surrey.

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    T.CON GmbH  - 03.10.2018, 10:34

    T.CON-SAP Workshop at International SAP Conference (October 16-18, Prague)

    T.CON, an SAP gold consulting and solution provider, is co-hosting a workshop with SAP at FM Industry partner event, the International SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper and Packaging in Prague.

  • The Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station. (photo: EDF Energy)
    Serco Group Plc  - 03.10.2018, 10:01

    Serco to Provide Fire and Rescue at EDF Hinkley Point C Site

    Serco has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy to provide fire and rescue services during the construction phase of Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station. The Service will start on 1 October 2018 and has a total contract value of approximately £6.5 million over six years.

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    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 02.10.2018, 16:24

    STULZ and Cloud&Heat Launch Global Partnership

    STULZ, has announced a new strategic partnership with Cloud&Heat Technologies, a specialist in energy-efficient, scalable and reliable data centers. As part of this new technical and sales alliance, the hot water direct cooling system developed by Dresden-based Cloud&Heat is to be marketed in future as an equipment option for the STULZ MicroDC series.

  • Deni Naumann (photo: ServiceMaster Global Holdings)
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 03.10.2018, 09:44

    Deni Naumann Appointed Interim President of Terminix Commercial

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings has named Deni Naumann interim president of its pest-control business, Terminix Commercial, following the departure of Kelly Kambs.

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    Proxyclick SA/NV  - 02.10.2018, 11:34

    Making Visitors Feel Unwelcome Damages Brands

    Proxyclick has published a whitepaper examining the application of smart technologies to reception and front-of-house services, following research indicating 40 per cent of office workers believe creating a positive initial impression is essential.

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    Interserve PLC  - 02.10.2018, 09:51

    Enigma Industrial Services Acquires Interserve's Access and Hard Services Business

    Interserve is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Infrastructure and Industrial access and hard services business to Enigma Industrial Services Holdings Ltd via Interserve Industrial Services Limited ("IISL") for cash consideration of approximately £3.6 million with the potential for further cash consideration of £1 million subject to the Business achieving certain financing targets for the financial years 2018 and 2019.

  • The rotary crane with its new coat of paint can withstand any weather and is additionally designed With anti-slip footbridges and a higher platform. (photo: DLR and Konecranes)
    Konecranes Oyj  - 02.10.2018, 09:37

    Modernising Rocket Lifting at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)

    Konecranes has updated a rotary crane used to lift rocket drives at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt DLR (German Aerospace Centre).

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    General Wire Spring Company  - 01.10.2018, 12:40

    Slicing through Grease, Sludge, Sand and Ice

    General Pipe Cleaners has upgraded its water jet range to unleash even more effective high-pressure water streams for unclogging blocked drains.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 01.10.2018, 12:19

    ServiceMaster Completes Frontdoor Spin-off

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings today announced the successful completion of the spin-off of frontdoor, inc., (“Frontdoor”), the parent company of its American Home Shield business, which is now an independently listed public company that will begin “regular way” trading this morning on Nasdaq under the symbol “FTDR.” ServiceMaster shares will continue to trade on the NYSE under the symbol “SERV.”

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    IBC Group  - 01.10.2018, 11:54

    Regaining Control of IoT-Connected Assets

    Independent business consultancy IBC Group today launched its Smart Asset Maps service, enabling organisations to map all their IoT-connected assets onto Google Maps, feeding in live data which provides a single view of the estate. The service will enable channel partners to expand their understanding of their clients’ business and add value by providing insight into operations of the organisation that are often not visible.

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    T. Gunning Ltd  - 01.10.2018, 11:22

    Chartered Building Company Invests in New UK Headquarters

    Chartered Building Company T. Gunning Ltd., which specialises in interior and exterior building refurbishment, has opened a new headquarters building in Dagenham, Essex.

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    AECOM Inc  - 01.10.2018, 10:58

    Re-envisioning Manila

    AECOM, together with Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), has hosted a public forum to mark the opening of "Manila: Future Habitations", an exhibition at the San Ignacio Church and Mission House in Manila that envisions the future of the Philippines' capital city.

  • Airbus assembly line. (photo: Airbus SE)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 01.10.2018, 09:59

    Multi-site Airbus FM Contract for STRABAG PFS

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) has achieved another notable success, following the award of a contract to provide technical facility management services at three Airbus Operations GmbH locations in northern Germany.

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    Jotun Paints  - 01.10.2018, 09:31

    Jotun Green Building Solutions

    Jotun has launched an online green building guide to facilitate specification of paints and coatings that are eligible for inclusion in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Version 4 building certification programmes (the coating systems component typically accounts for between 14 and 27 per cent of the total points required under LEED).

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    Bartlett Mitchell  - 28.09.2018, 12:51

    Facilitating Internal Communication

    Independent UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has introduced #BMfamily, a mobile secure messaging app that enables colleagues to communicate on-the-go.

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    Seeley International  - 28.09.2018, 12:32

    WISA's Wine Industry Impact Awards

    Seeley International is proud to announce that our Intelligent Climate Control (ICC) has been selected as a finalist in the Engineering category for the Wine Industry Impact Awards.

  • John Baillie. (photo: )
    Evolution Electronic Security Systems  - 28.09.2018, 11:43

    Evolution Appoints Head of UK Sales

    Fire and security business Evolution has appointed John Baillie to the role of Head of UK Sales with a focus on increasing new business opportunities.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 28.09.2018, 09:00

    Global Sodexo-Microsoft Partnership Enhances FM Intelligence

    Sodexo and Microsoft have announced a global partnership to provide Sodexo with powerful new cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning capabilities for new and enhanced digital services to clients, consumers and employees.

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    Flyability SA  - 28.09.2018, 07:29

    Elios Drone Tested to 800 R/H of Radiation

    Flyability's Elios drone which is deployed remotely for visual inspection of radioactive environments and commands a 30 per cent share of the U.S. nuclear plant market, has performed successfully under extreme exposure to radiation in tests conducted by Exelon PowerLabs.

  • the STULZ CyberHandler 2 air-handling unit for data centres. (photo: )
    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 28.09.2018, 08:16

    STULZ to Launch Indoor Chiller at Chillventa Germany

    STULZ will be unveiling a new indoor chiller with low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant at Chillventa 2018. One of the world’s leading trade events for heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) and heat pump technology, Chillventa takes place between the 16th-18th October at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany.

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    SSAB AS  - 27.09.2018, 09:16

    Polish Container Manufacturer Switches to SSAB Steel

    ZPUH JK Milosz Kiedrowski ("JB"), a container manufacturer located in northern Poland, is using a new grade of ultra-lightweight, high tensile steel supplied by SSAB in its light container range.

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    Plasloc Ltd  - 26.09.2018, 16:26

    Supporting a Major London Development

    Plasloc has installed an innovative hoarding solution at The Berkeley Group's White City Living residential project.

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    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS)  - 26.09.2018, 11:44

    eyevis UK rebrands to UVS

    Video wall and visual display solutions experts eyevis UK has changed its name to Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS), following the acquisition of eyevis GmbH by the Leyard group.

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    OpenPath Inc  - 25.09.2018, 15:33

    Office Users Favouring Smartphone Access to Keycards

    Openpath today revealed 94 per cent of its users now use their smartphone over a keycard to enter the office, as it launched the Mullion Smart Reader access control reader.

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    Young Manager’s Forum (YMF)  - 25.09.2018, 11:12

    Young Leader of the Year Awards

    The Young Manager’s Forum (YMF), a platform for aspiring professionals to connect with their peers in the workplace industry, has announced this year’s shortlisted finalists for the Young Leader of the Year category at the PFM awards.

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    Lustalux Ltd  - 21.09.2018, 13:11

    Tackling Solar Gain for A Large Motor Insurer

    Architectural window film specialist Lustalux has helped facility manager Ascot Services to reduce interior discomfort and high HVAC costs associated with solar gain through south-facing glazing installed at the premises of one of the UK's most high-profile motor insurance companies.

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    Chubb Fire & Security  - 20.09.2018, 14:08

    200 Years' Service in the Cloisters of Westminster Abbey

    Chubb Fire & Security Ltd. celebrated 200 years of service with key customers at Westminster Abbey, where Chubb has provided protection for over 40 years. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

  • Narbutas Furniture Company's Silent Room. (photo: Narbutas Furniture Company)
    Narbutas Furniture Company  - 19.09.2018, 17:34

    [email protected] 2018 (Cologne, 23-27 October)

    'Top 50' European office furniture manufacturer Narbutus will be following its success at NeoCon Chicago by unveiling six new collections at Orgatec 2018.

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    Codelocks Ltd  - 19.09.2018, 15:54

    Next Generation Smart Lock

    Codelocks’ announces the launch this week of the CL4520 smart lock, which combines convenience, flexibility and a powerful mortice lock with a double cylinder. This fresh new lock is ideal for buildings and environments that experience high traffic or for busy Building Managers seeking to streamline their activities.

  • One Central Square in Cardiff. (photo: )
    Evolution Electronic Security Systems  - 19.09.2018, 15:04

    Reviewing Security to Achieve Compliance

    A review of security risks and requirements by a specialist team at Evolution, and the introduction of new security policy and procedure documentation, is helping Property Initiatives Management (PIM) to meet its legislative obligations and achieve best practice at One Central Square in Cardiff.

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 19.09.2018, 14:11

    European Debut for Sony Laser Projectors

    Sony Professional Solutions Europe's cutting-edge laser projector line-up has now begun shipping across Europe. The new VPL-FHZ120L (12,000lm) is Sony’s highest brightness model yet, to meet the needs of large venues, from conference halls, auditoriums and lecture theatres to museums and other large scale visitor attractions. While the VPL-FHZ90L (9,000lm) is ideal for both mid and large-size venues.

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    Kier Group Plc  - 18.09.2018, 16:05

    Kier Bolsters Position in UK Power Sector

    Kier Group has been appointed to Western Power Distribution’s framework to deliver planned and reactive works across the East and West Midlands. Achieving success in five of the 12 areas including 6,7,8 & 9 in the West and area 3 in the East, Kier will carry out excavation, cable laying and reinstatement works, including a 24/7 reactive service with an annual value of approximately £30 million.

  • Francois Droudaine (photo: Datapath Ltd)
    Datapath Ltd  - 18.09.2018, 15:41

    Datapath Reinforces Benelux Presence

    Visual solutions provider Datapath has strengthened its presence in the Benelux region and France through the appointment of Francois Droudaine as sales manager.

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    Getronics NA  - 18.09.2018, 15:19

    Blockchain: Evolving Links (9 October 2018, Madrid)

    Getronics, in partnership with Agentic Group, will be hosting the second of an annual series of decision-level events on the development of blockchain technology - and its real-world uses, at the Duque De Pastrana Palace in Madrid on 9 October.

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    Megger Group  - 18.09.2018, 11:32

    Next-generation AVO800 Multimeters

    Megger announces the launch of its new series of next-generation AVO800 multimeters, designed to provide electrical contractors and field service technicians with best-in-class level of data and results validity, as well as a comprehensive host of new and advanced product features.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 17.09.2018, 12:22

    Sodexo Sustains DJSI Leadership

    Sodexo has maintained its ranking as the top-rated company in its industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 14th consecutive year.

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    dmg events  - 17.09.2018, 11:52

    Countdown to FM Expo 2018

    Professionals from across the Middle East will be convening in Dubai for the region's largest event for the facilities management industry, the FM Expo organised by dmg events, from 23 to 25 September.

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    Wrightstyle Limited  - 17.09.2018, 10:40

    Safeguarding the Future Residents of an Inspirational Care Home

    Wrightstyle will be installing fire-rated screens and doors at Woodside Care Village, an inspirational £7.5 million state-of-the-art care home in Warwick that will accommodate 72 older people and people with dementia when it opens in 2019.

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    Pod Point  - 17.09.2018, 09:50

    Kier Supports Plug-in Vehicle Charging

    Electric vehicle charging provider Pod Point has won a three-year supplier agreement with Kier.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 17.09.2018, 09:33

    Extension of Mitie Security Contracts

    Mitie’s security business has been awarded contract extensions worth £12 million annually with Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) and Eurostar..

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    Firestone Building Products  - 14.09.2018, 11:04

    New 'Seal' at Chester Zoo

    The 1.9 million visitors to the United Kingdom's most popular zoo might flock to see the animals every year, but few leave without a visit to the shop. Today, Chester Zoo’s management team can rest assured its diverse selection of wildlife-themed merchandise is safe and dry, following a refurbishment of the shop roof with Firestone RubberGard™ EPDM membrane.

  • The BVM-HX310 reference monitor reproduces 4K HDR content of up to 1,000 nits brightness with a contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1. (photo: Sony Corporation)
    Sony Professional Solutions  - 14.09.2018, 10:49

    Empowering Creators to Go Make Tomorrow

    At IBC 2018, Sony has announced a new 31-inch Grade 1 reference monitor, the BVM-HX310, which offers accurate colour reproduction and high-contrast performance to provide professional content creatives the assurance in critical picture decisions. The launch of the new reference monitor also marks the introduction of Sony’s new technology brand TRIMASTER HX.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 13.09.2018, 17:31

    EMCOR at D.A. Davidson Engineering & Construction (21 September)

    EMCOR Group invites investors and other interested parties to listen to a live webcast of its presentation at the D.A. Davidson 17th Annual Diversified Industrials and Services Conference in Chicago.

  • LEDVANCE luminaires installation at the Carlsberg logistics centre in Denmark. (photo: LEDVANCE Ltd)
    LEDVANCE Limited  - 13.09.2018, 17:01

    Definitely the Best

    LED luminaire manufacturer LEDVANCE has helped brewer Carlsberg Group reduce lighting-related energy consumption at its Danish logistics centre by 50 per cent (650,000 kWh) and reduce CO2 emissions by 400 tonnes annually.

  • The XG200 rugged mobile computer runs on the Android operating system. (photo: Janam Technologies LLC)
    Janam Technologies LLC  - 13.09.2018, 16:33

    New Rugged Android Mobile Computer for Warehousing and Logistics

    Janam Technologies LLC, today introduced its newest and most technologically advanced addition to its XG series of gun-shaped, rugged mobile computers. The XG200 features industry-leading design, delivers superior barcode scanning technology and enables peak performance in the most demanding work environments.

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    FABULOUS FAN FAYRE  - 13.09.2018, 16:11

    Seventh Award of 2018 for F3 at Manchester City F.C.

    Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3), a joint venture between Absolute Taste and Legends Hospitality, triumphed at the Sports & Leisure Catering Awards (SLC) last night (12 September), taking home the ‘Innovation Award’ for its work on the Tunnel Club at Manchester City F.C.

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    Atalian Servest  - 13.09.2018, 11:40

    Successful 2018 Start for Atalan Servest Food Co.

    Atalian Servest’s specialist catering division successfully secured more than £21 million in new business in the nine-month period running up to the end of its financial year, at the end of June 2018.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 13.09.2018, 09:55

    Beyond the Kitchen

    Chartwells, the specialist provider of catering to the education sector, is introducing dedicated health and wellbeing programme ‘Beyond the Chartwells Kitchen’, to help young people, teachers and communities tackle issues including childhood obesity, mental health, and lack of exercise.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 13.09.2018, 09:00

    A Place at The Gathered Table

    Mitie catering subsidiary Gather & Gather has added four experts to The Gathered Table think tank of the brightest minds in food, technology and sustainability, launched by the company in August to pioneer a radical approach to workplace dining.

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    Serco Group Plc  - 12.09.2018, 09:03

    Serco Selected for $43 Million U.S. Army Global Acquisition and Logistics Contract

    Serco Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide global acquisition and logistics operations support for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command (ASC).

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    Incentive FM Group  - 11.09.2018, 10:52

    Incentive FM in Retail TFM Contract Award

    Incentive FM has been awarded a three-year contract to provide a total facilities management (TFM) solution at three shopping centres managed by Montagu Evans in Shrewsbury.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 10.09.2018, 17:49

    ISS Netherlands to Transfer Non-core Cleaning Portfolio to CSU

    ISS Netherlands has agreed terms for the transfer of approximately 70 clients and 2,200 staff to Dutch cleaning services provider CSS, as part of its divestment of a non-core, single-service cleaning portfolio.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 10.09.2018, 14:27

    Mitie and Arun District Council Partnership Tackles Fuel Poverty

    Arun District Council is working with Mitie to deliver a new innovative fuel-switch programme, ‘Switched On’, to residents across the District. Developed by Mitie’s Property Management business, part of Mitie Engineering, the programme will provide new central gas heating systems for up to 400 homes.

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    IDEXX Laboratories  - 10.09.2018, 13:56

    IDEXX Pseudalert Test Becomes Global ISO Standard

    IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), today announced its IDEXX Pseudalert® method has been published as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) worldwide standard 16266-2 for the 24-hour detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in water. P. aeruginosa can cause life-threatening infections in hospitals and is a frequent cause of skin, ear, and eye infections from pool and spa water. Public and private laboratories and healthcare and hospitality industry facilities count on the Pseudalert method to monitor their water for this pathogen.

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    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 10.09.2018, 12:13

    Game of Drones

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the service delivery and commercial arm of Oxford City Council, today announced that it is to start providing drone-based services to include roof and building surveying, land mapping, aerial photography and filming.

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    Lanes Group PLC  - 10.09.2018, 11:32

    UK Public Rejects Government Disposable Wipes Proposals

    Fifty-nine per cent of UK adults oppose UK government proposals to ban disposable wipes, despite a majority of 93 per cent agreeing on the need for better public education about the environmental impact of 'fatbergs', according to a recent Lanes Group survey.

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    Incentive FM Group  - 10.09.2018, 10:37

    PizzaExpress Renews SWC Contract

    Four years into its relationship with PizzaExpress, specialist Window Cleaning (SWC), part of Incentive FM Group, has been awarded a further two-year contract extension with the restaurant giant.

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    Allegion Plc  - 07.09.2018, 14:22

    Survey Raises New Fire Safety Concerns

    Over half of respondents in a survey of more than 500 decision makers within the UK's healthcare and education sectors are dissatisfied with current fire safety precautions in their organisation.

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    Incentive FM Group  - 07.09.2018, 12:53

    Supporting Scotty's Little Soldiers

    Incentive FM Group beat their target of £10,000 to raise £11,600 for childhood bereavement charity, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, at their annual l charity clay pigeon shoot.

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    Cordant Group  - 06.09.2018, 13:38

    Bespak Europe Extends Cordant Group UK Partnership

    Bespak, the leading developer and manufacturer of complex medical devices, has extended its contract with The Cordant Group to include cleaning and security services in a move designed to deliver increased efficiencies through an integrated outsourcing solution.

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    The Furniture Makers' Company  - 06.09.2018, 12:36

    Furniture Makers' Company 2018 Sustainability Award

    The Furniture Makers' Company is issuing a final call for entries for its seventh annual Sustainability Award which is being sponsored by by UK waste management specialist, HIPPO.

  • Nicola Whittaker  (photo: )
    Miele AG  - 06.09.2018, 12:03

    Miele Appoints New UK Account Manager to its Professional Division

    Nicky Whittaker has joined the professional division of Miele as a National Account Manager to support UK sales and growth. Nicky arrives at Miele with a wealth of technical laundry knowledge, following a decade-long career with Miele partners.

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    AkzoNobel Global  - 06.09.2018, 11:33

    Sweet and Spicy

    Spiced Honey has been unveiled by AkzoNobel as its Color of the Year for 2019. The shade was selected following expert research into global trends, insights and consumer behavior.

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    British Institute of Cleaning Science  - 05.09.2018, 13:54

    Meet the Finalists

    The 2018 winners of the BICSc Cleaning Operative of the Year Awards (Northern Ireland) will be announced at a gala breakfast event at Belfast City Hall on 7th September at 10am.

  • New controllable smart High Bay DALI luminaire. (photo: )
    LEDVANCE Limited  - 05.09.2018, 13:12

    New Controllable High Bay DALI Luminaires

    LEDVANCE's new range of controllable High Bay, highly luminous efficient luminaires for warehouses, factories and logistics centres, is now available from wholesalers.

  • Madison, Capital of Wisconsin. (photo: Dori)
    Johnson Controls  - 05.09.2018, 12:15

    Advancing Innovative Technology

    Advocate Aurora Health, Foxconn Technology Group, Johnson Controls and Northwestern Mutual have joined forces to create an early-stage venture capital fund that will invest in transformative and interdisciplinary innovations in healthcare, technology, manufacturing and financial services in the United States and globally.

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    CMD Ltd  - 05.09.2018, 11:11

    Absentmindedness Wasting Energy Resources

    The typical office computer is left unattended for at least two hours every working day and needlessly consumes 200 watts (0.2 kilowatts) of electricity during this period.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 05.09.2018, 10:03

    Mitie Landscapes Awarded New NHS Contracts

    Mitie’s Landscaping business has been awarded two ground maintenance contracts with the NHS in the South West of England.

  • Angelo Piccirillo, Sodexo Group General Counsel (photo: )
    Sodexo S.A.  - 04.09.2018, 16:25

    Appointment of Group General Counsel

    Sodexo announces Angelo Piccirillo has been named Group General Counsel.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 04.09.2018, 16:05

    Sodexo Strengthens Position in French Childcare Market

    Sodexo Group subsidiary Crèche Attitude has acquired Crèches de France to accelerates its development as a major childcare player in the French market. The acquisition is a cornerstone of an ambitious development strategy designed to strengthen the company's position as the go-to player in the private crèche sector.

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    dmg events  - 04.09.2018, 13:21

    Imdaad Renews FM EXPO Strategic Content Partnership

    dmg events is pleased to announce that Imdaad, one of the leading providers of facility services to the UAE and GCC markets, will again serve as Strategic Content Partner at FM EXPO. The 2018 edition of the event will take place from 23 to 25 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

  • King of the penguins: Edinburgh Zoo attracts over 800,000 visitors annually. (photo: Edinburgh Zoo)
    Interserve PLC  - 03.09.2018, 11:30

    Edinburgh Zoo Extends Interserve FM Contract

    Interserve has renewed its partnership to deliver facility services at Edinburgh Zoo, one of Scotland's most popular tourist destinations.

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    Kentec Electronics  - 31.08.2018, 12:57

    New 4-way Relay Unit for Fire Extinguishing Systems

    Life-critical control systems manufacturer Kentec has launched a 4-Way Relay Unit for conventional as well as addressable extinguishing systems that enables key maintenance tasks to be undertaken without compromising safety.

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    WPL International  - 31.08.2018, 11:18

    Scottish Water Awards Housing Development Wastewater Contracts

    WPL has won three supplier framework contracts for wastewater treatment plant and equipment with public utility Scottish Water. The contracts cover both hire and purchase agreements and the first hire plant has already been installed at Winchburgh, a fast-growing £1 billion residential development 11 miles west of Edinburgh.

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    Dataflex International BV  - 31.08.2018, 10:54

    Dataflex to Unveil Products at Orgatec 2018 (Cologne, 23-27 October)

    Dataflex will be showcasing ground-breaking new products and its transition towards a circular economy involving life cycle assessments (LCA) and customer recycling plans, at Orgatec 2018 - the trade fair for the planning, installation and design of office and object.

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    Veolia Environnement SA  - 30.08.2018, 17:47

    Veolia Launches AQUAVISTA Digital Services

    Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) is pleased to announce the release of AQUAVISTA, which is designed to aid operators and manager of water and wastewater treatment facilities.

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    COPTRZ Ltd  - 30.08.2018, 17:31

    Win Your Place on a UK Drone Training Course

    COPTRZ is offering ten UK residents the opportunity to win a free place on its Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) certificate course for commercial drone operators - a requirement under current Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) rules.

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    Getronics NA  - 30.08.2018, 16:31

    Women in Technology

    Getronics has launched a global drive to promote gender equality within the ICT industry.

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    Delta Security  - 30.08.2018, 15:58

    Protecting the Diocese of London's HQ

    Delta Security has replaced an ageing CCTV system for the Diocese of London’s headquarters, with a new IP-based solution to protect visitors and staff.

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    Rockwell Automation  - 29.08.2018, 13:38

    Focussing on Smart Manufacturing

    A two-day Rockwell Automation on the Move (RAOTM) technical educational event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas from 22-23 August focused on optimizing industrial operations to help customers become more globally competitive, and showcased innovation from members of the company's PartnerNetwork program.

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    Lamp Shop Online  - 29.08.2018, 11:53

    What the EU Halogen Lighting Ban Will Mean

    Retailers will no longer be able to order new stocks of halogen light bulbs from 1 September, 2018. But how will this affect availability in shops and what must you do to prepare for the switch to LEDs? .

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    Honeywell International  - 28.08.2018, 18:43

    Honeywell and Carnegie Mellon University in Supply Chain Technology Partnership

    Honeywell today announced a strategic collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University to advance artificial intelligence and robotic technologies to help distribution centers address rising demands fueled by rapid growth in e-commerce.

  • Manufacturing sites can be susceptible to a wide range of damage over time. (photo: Belzona International)
    Belzona International  - 28.08.2018, 16:32

    Protecting a Factory Floor from Chemical Corrosion

    Hazardous chemicals in manufacturing sites can be extremely corrosive, and inflict serious damage over time, with assets such as pipework, open basins and storage containers frequently identified as the source of leaks. A sausage skin factory in Finland had to undergo significant repairs to grout used to affix tiling to floors and walls.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 27.08.2018, 14:23

    ServiceMaster Confirms Frontdoor Listing Date

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings today announced that its Board of Directors approved the separation of its American Home Shield business through the distribution of at least 80.1 per cent of the outstanding shares of common stock of its wholly owned subsidiary, frontdoor, inc. (“Frontdoor”), to holders of ServiceMaster common stock.

  • The partnership between ODS and Oxfordshire's largest homeless accommodation provider, is creating 'homely' temporary living spaces for some of the county's most vulnerable people. (photo: Oxford Direct Services (ODS))
    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 24.08.2018, 10:48

    More than Bricks and Mortar

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the commercial arm of Oxford City Council, has successfully refurbished 50 per cent of homeless accommodation for the charity, Homeless Oxfordshire.

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    Bodet Group  - 23.08.2018, 19:11

    Bodet Time and Attendance Software Upgrades

    International time management specialists, Bodet Ltd, have just launched Kelio V3, a major upgrade to their innovative, modular Kelio software which provides even greater functionality and versatility to their award-winning interactive time and attendance systems.

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    Axis Group  - 04.10.2018, 16:16

    UK Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2018

    Axis Security has been nominated in five different categories for this year's Security and Fire Excellence Awards, including "Security Guarding Company of the Year", which it has won previously on three occasions.

  • Daar Lodge in Dumfries & Galloway offers sheltered housing for older people. (photo: )
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 23.08.2018, 18:33

    Helping Protect the Elderly and Vulnerable

    Chubb Fire & Security’s Community Care business is furthering the safety of elderly and vulnerable residents under the care of the Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) with a new monitoring contract for their sheltered housing properties. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 23.08.2018, 17:54

    EMCOR in BAE Systems FM Contract Award

    EMCOR UK has secured an eight-year contract to support the BAE Systems Typhoon Total Availability eNterprise (TyTAN) contract at RAF Coningsby and RAF Lossiemouth.

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    3M Company  - 23.08.2018, 07:45

    Protecting Data On-the-Go

    3M is advising individuals on better protecting their information when travelling for work or leisure. With people increasingly using their laptops, tablets and smartphones on the move, the potential for sensitive content to be viewed, stolen or hacked potentially increases.

  • RIP: Richard Cousins (29 March 1959 to 31 December 2017). (photo: )
    News Editor  - 22.08.2018, 17:21

    Richard Cousins' £41 Million Bequest

    The late Compass Group chief executive, Richard Cousins, who died in a tragic New Year's Eve seaplane accident alongside fiancée, OK! Magazine art editor Emma Bowden, her daughter, his two sons, and pilot Gareth Morgan, bequeathed £41 million to Oxfam.

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    Bartlett Mitchell  - 22.08.2018, 14:52

    Double First for Bartlett Mitchell

    Bartlett Mitchell has followed recent success in being selected as the first caterer to receive two stars at the UK Great Taste awards, by being named as the only recipient of a Princess Royal Training Award in 2018.

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    Incentive FM Group  - 22.08.2018, 13:37

    WES Group-Incentive Tec Merger

    UK FM services provider Incentive FM Group has announced it is to merge its latest M&E acquisition, Weston Electrical Services (WES) Group, with specialist M&E business, Incentive Tec,

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 22.08.2018, 11:01

    ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management Systems First for EMCOR UK

    EMCOR UK is proud to announce it has become the first UK organization to achieve conformity to ISO 50001:2018 Energy management systems, following an independent assessment by business standards company, BSI.

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    OCS Group  - 21.08.2018, 10:36

    OCS Secures UK Met Office Contract

    OCS is delighted to have been awarded a five-year contract with The Met Office in Exeter.

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    Quintain Ltd  - 20.08.2018, 23:36

    New Build to Rent Interiors Collections

    Quintain's retail homes brand Tipi has partnered with John Lewis to create exclusive interiors collections - the retailer's first for the UK's Build to Rent sector.

  •  (photo: Optex Europe)
    OPTEX Europe  - 20.08.2018, 11:26

    OPTEX to Showcase Solutions at Security Essen

    The OPTEX EMEA team will be showcasing its range of intrusion detection and perimeter protection sensors at Security Essen, supported by its German office staff.

  • The Colorful Yunnan Happy World theme park  (photo: )
    AkzoNobel Global  - 17.08.2018, 10:31

    Let's Colour

    AkzoNobel's Dulux Pro brand delivered protective coating systems and technical support to applicators working on the 180,000 square metre painting contract for The Colorful Yunnan Happy World theme park in Kunming, Yunnan province, southwest China.

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    OCS Group  - 15.08.2018, 13:33

    ROC Award for OCS Lings Bar Hospital Team

    The OCS cleaning team at Lings Bar Hospital in West Bridgford, Nottingham, has received a Recognition of Outstanding Care (ROC) Award from Nottinghamshire Healthcare.

  • Pictured (Left to Right): Holly Rossington, BSI Electrical Certification Team Leader, Steve Davies, LIA CEO, Rob Lee, BSI Media Production Manager. (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 14.08.2018, 15:46

    BSI Kitemark for Commercial Lighting Webinar

    A recording of a webinar on the BSI (British Standards Institute) Kitemark™ for Commercial Lighting which was presented jointly with the Lighting Industry Association (LIA), is now available to watch online. The webinar was recorded live on 23 July to supplement the successful launch event of the new BSI Kitemark on 27 June held at the LIA offices in Telford.

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    Association of Noise Consultants (ANC)  - 14.08.2018, 15:28

    Careers in Acoustics

    ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, has launched a new online initiative to attract more students into acoustics.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 14.08.2018, 14:51

    Frontdoor Confirms Investor Day

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings (NYSE:SERV), today announced wholly-owned subsidiary, frontdoor, Inc., will host an investor day on Wednesday, 12 September, 2018 in New York City, NY. Presentations will be given by members of the Frontdoor management team, including CEO Rex Tibbens and CFO Brian Turcotte. Frontdoor is expected to be the parent company of the home service plan family of brands, including American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark, and OneGuard.

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    Davidson Holdings  - 14.08.2018, 13:32

    Innovative Water Temperature Monitoring System

    Intelligent washroom controls and water efficiency specialist Cistermiser has launched LinkThru, the groundbreaking temperature-monitoring platform that is set to change the way hospitals and healthcare facilities manage infection control.

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    Axis Group  - 14.08.2018, 12:57

    PFM Partnership Award Nomination

    Acuity, the Axis Group’s front-of-house division, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the PFM Partnership Award’s in the category ‘Partners in SME’ for providing professional reception and meeting room management services to the London headquarters of Antares Underwriting, an independent management agent at Lloyd’s.

  •  (photo: Aleksandar Pasaric)
    dmg events  - 14.08.2018, 12:28

    It's Not All About Going Big

    Despite championing the tallest and largest construction projects in the world in its bid to become a premier luxury destination, the Emirate of Dubai is responding to market demand by focusing on smaller residential developments.

  • The EMPORIO Complex in Hamburg. (photo: Union Investment)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 14.08.2018, 11:39

    STRABAG PFS Secures Property Management Contract from Union Investment

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) is to provide technical support and property management services for a portfolio of 49 retail properties owned by Union Investment in Germany.

  •  (photo: Konecranes Demag UK Limited)
    Konecranes Oyj  - 14.08.2018, 10:29

    The Right Crane in Just a Few Clicks

    With Crane Advisor, Konecranes provides a convenient way of searching for the right crane with a browser-based tool that selects systems in four easy steps.

  •  (photo: Ajinomoto Foods Europe)
    Ajinomoto Foods Europe  - 13.08.2018, 16:48

    Inspiring Menus and Keeping Customers on Site

    Leading Japanese food producer Ajinomoto Foods Europe has launched a guide to business and industry (B&I) catering which provides advice on encouraging customer onsite spend on trend.

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    Infor Inc  - 13.08.2018, 15:53

    Next-generation Asset Management

    Leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications Infor, Inc., today announced significant enhancements to its Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) platform.

  •  (photo: Business Services Association (BSA))
    Incentive FM Group  - 13.08.2018, 15:10

    Incentive FM Group Joins BSA to Promote Outsourcing

    Independent UK facility services company, Incentive FM, announces it has joined the Business Services Association (BSA) with the intention of supporting BSA campaigns focused on promoting the benefits of outsourcing to the private sector.

  • The organ at Chester Cathedral. (photo: Chubb Fire & Security)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 13.08.2018, 14:41

    Protecting Chester Cathedral from Anti-Social Behaviour

    Chubb Fire & Security is helping to protect the historic Grade I listed Chester Cathedral from potential vandalism and anti-social behaviour with the installation of a new CCTV system. Chubb is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 13.08.2018, 13:44

    Global Brands to Support Charitable Giving During Workplace Week London (12–16 November, 2018)

    LEGO, JustGiving, TransferWise and Here East will be some of the organisations supporting philanthropic activities that have raised more than £100,000 for BBC Children in Need, when Workplace Week London returns for the seventh time on 12 November.

  • HVB Tower in Munich, Germany. (photo: Florian Adler)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 13.08.2018, 11:33

    Major HypoVereinsbank (HVB) FM Contract for STRABAG PFS

    HypoVereinsbank (HVB), Germany's fifth-largest financial institution, has selected STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) to deliver facilities management, technical and infrastructure support services at more than 500 domestic locations.

  •  (photo: Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE))
    News Editor  - 10.08.2018, 12:27

    Transforming Built Environments: Call for Papers

    The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published a 17 September deadline for the submission of research papers, technical reviews, case studies or opinion presentations for presentation at its 2018 Technical Symposium: "Transforming Built Environments - driving change with engineering".

  •  (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    Kentec Electronics  - 10.08.2018, 12:01

    Taking Centre Stage at Security Essen 2018

    Kentec will be showcasing its market-leading, life-critical control systems and next generation Taktis 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel at this year's edition of Security Essen from 25-28 September.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 09.08.2018, 10:49

    Successful Eiffel Tower Bid for Sodexo and Michelin-starred Chefs

    A consortium led by Sodexo Sports & Leisure which includes Michelin-starred chefs Frédéric Anton and Thierry Marx, has been selected to operate the Jules Verne Brasserie and courtyard and upper-level concessions at the Eiffel Tower - the world's most visited monument with an entry fee.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 08.08.2018, 13:13

    ServiceMaster Offers Private Offering in American Home Shield Spin-off

    ServiceMaster has announced a private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of unsubordinated unsecured notes (the “Notes”) of its wholly-owned subsidiary, frontdoor, inc. (“Frontdoor,” currently an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and the parent company of American Home Shield). The Company also announced that syndication for a $650 million term loan facility of Frontdoor launched last week.

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    OCS Group  - 08.08.2018, 12:53

    OCS Extends Footprint With Public Sector in Hampshire

    OCS has won a contract with the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and extended its existing relationship with the office of the Police Crime Commissioner serving Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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    Pod Point  - 08.08.2018, 12:24

    Fuller's and Pod Point Conclude 3-Year EV Charging Deal

    Electric vehicle (EV) chargepoint provider Pod Point has sealed a three-year preferred supplier deal with pub company Fuller's, which includes new chargepoint installations at 10 London and south-eastern venues.

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    Vacherin Limited  - 07.08.2018, 10:55

    665-Mile Charity Bike Ride

    In September, a team from Vacherin will cycle to the original 'home of Vacherin’ on the Swiss-French border in support of social enterprise, Luminary Bakery, which empowers women to reach their potential.

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    Bartlett Mitchell  - 07.08.2018, 10:19

    First Caterer to Win Coffee Stars at Great Taste Awards

    Bartlett Mitchell has become the first caterer to be awarded two stars for its premium sustainable coffee brand at the UK's Great Taste 2018 awards.

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    Dussmann Group  - 06.08.2018, 11:06

    Certifying Responsibility: Dussmann Achieves ISO 45001

    Global multi-service facility management provider The Dussmann Group has become one of the first companies in Germany to receive ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety accreditation, following audits by TÜV Austria of Dussmann Service and DKA branch office, service operations, and subsidiary sites in Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Lithuania and the Czech Republic.

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    BASF SE  - 06.08.2018, 10:44

    Heat and Drought: Combating Production Challenges in Ludwigshafen

    BASF SE has modified production and logistics procedures at its Ludwigshafen site in response to new restrictions on volumes of cooling water that may be extracted from the Rhine during the ongoing heatwave.

  • The Camberwell Arms. (photo: Delta Security)
    Delta Security  - 03.08.2018, 12:43

    Securing a South London Restaurant and Pub

    A Delta Security access control installation is helping to protect people, property and patrons at the Camberwell Arms in London.

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    Elis SA ,  Waterscan Limited  - 03.08.2018, 10:14

    Elis and Waterscan UK Self-Supply Water and Wastewater Licence Application

    Global textile, hygiene and facility services giant Elis (formerly Berendsen) has applied to self-supply water and wastewater services for its 32 sites across England in support of its work to enhance site level water efficiency.

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    Toyota Motor Corporation  - 02.08.2018, 16:29

    Supporting Mobility at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

    With only two years to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, Toyota has outlined a mobility concept for its activities at the event centered on the three "pillars" of mobility for all, sustainability (and the realization of a hydrogen society with the environment and safety as core principles, in particular), and transportation for staff, representatives from the media and athletes between Games venues using a Toyota Production System (TPS)-based system.

  • The Sandy Cove Hotel in Devon, southwest England.  (photo: Firestone Building Products)
    Firestone Building Products  - 02.08.2018, 13:26

    Devon Hotel Roof Membrane Installation

    Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard™ EPDM roofing membrane has helped ensure a new wedding venue was ready in time for couples waiting to tie the knot this summer at Sandy Cove Hotel on the Devon coast.

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    Heightsafe Systems  - 01.08.2018, 19:35

    Investors in People Accreditation

    UK working-at-height specialist Heightsafe Systems has been awarded an accreditation against the Investors in People standard,

  • Photo by Ignacio Sottano. (photo: Ignacio Sottano)
    Siemens AG  - 01.08.2018, 17:48

    Detecting Lightning-Related Downtime

    Siemens' lightning information service is helping businesses to detect and catalogue flood-related downtime in Germany and neighbouring European countries.

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    Getronics NA  - 01.08.2018, 13:34

    Getronics Announces ITS Overlap Acquisition

    Emerging global ICT services provider Getronics has acquired Boulogne-based technology transformation company, ITS Overlap, days after acquiring United States-based Pomeroy.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 31.07.2018, 15:36

    ServiceMaster Delivers Solid Q2 2018 Revenue

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) today announced its unaudited second-quarter 2018 results.

  • Pictured (left to right): Michaela Mulvey, Emma Sison, Lin Dickens, Cathy Hutcheson and Lauren Gillon. (photo: Bartlett Mitchell )
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 31.07.2018, 15:02

    Bartlett Mitchell Strengthens Marketing Team

    Independent UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has strengthened its marketing function with two key appointments to support continued growth.

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    OCS Group  - 31.07.2018, 12:41

    Extension of OCS York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Contract

    OCS has agreed a two-year contract extension with York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The contract, which has been held since 1st July 2012 will see OCS continue to deliver security services across the trust’s eight sites – an area that totals 3,400 square miles.

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    Interserve PLC  - 31.07.2018, 10:25

    Interserve Publishes Report on Optimising Workplace Performance

    Businesses need to re-envisage their workplaces to optimise team productivity and maximise the value of their physical working environments, according to a new report from Interserve.

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    Rentokil Initial plc  - 31.07.2018, 10:02

    Rentokil Initial Interim Half-Year 2018 Results

    Rentokil Initial has published strong Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

  • Photo by Burak Kebapci. (photo: Burak Kebapci)
    Lanes Group PLC  - 27.07.2018, 16:01

    Preparing the UK for Floods

    With flood warnings in place across the United Kingdom for the days ahead, Lanes Group development director Richard Leigh provides timely advice for businesses and households.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 27.07.2018, 13:52

    Full of Beans

    Specialist provider of catering to the education sector, Chartwells, will be teaching the public about healthy eating at the ‘Full of Beans’ event at Northumbria University in Newcastle over the summer.

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    HEMCO Corporation  - 03.12.2018, 10:42

    HEMCO Softwall Clean Rooms Certified to ISO 14644

    HEMCO Corporation's softwall clean room solutions have been certified to international standard ISO 14644 (Class 5/Class 8) and are now configurable with entry airlocks.

  • Artist's rendering of thyssenkrupp Americas new world-class headquarters near The Battery Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia. (photo: )
    ThyssenKrupp AG  - 26.07.2018, 17:29

    thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas Announces Innovative Atlanta HQ and Test Complex

    Leading supplier of elevator solutions to the North American market thyssenkrupp Elevator today announces a new, world-class headquarters near The Battery Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia, in collaboration with the Braves Development Company.

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    Getronics NA  - 26.07.2018, 15:38

    Getronics Announces Senior Appointment

    Getronics has appointed Paul Fox, former CEO of its UK and international business units, to the position of Global Head of Sales. Paul will assume responsibility for all sales functions at Getronics which recently acquired Pomeroy to create a group with a projected turnover in excess of US$ 1 billion. Paul also becomes a member of Getronics' board of directors with immediate effect.

  • The new offices are located at Centurion House in Staines, Middlesex. (photo: Axis Group)
    Axis Group  - 26.07.2018, 11:59

    Axis Group in Office Opening

    Integrated security and cleaning services business, Axis Group, has opened new offices to service the South West of England and M4 corridor.

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    CBRE Group  - 26.07.2018, 10:00

    Championing Gender Diversity

    CBRE Group is the only commercial real estate firm to appear in Forbes' 2018 "Best Employers for Women" list which is based on an independent survey by market research company, Statista.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 25.07.2018, 21:28

    A Safe Pair of Hands

    ServiceMaster today announced the appointment of Brian K. Turcotte to chief financial officer (CFO) of American Home Shield, in the run up to the spin-off of the business.

  • Chubb’s fire extinguisher balloon on a recent test flight over the Somerset countryside, in readiness for the forthcoming events. (photo: Chubb Fire & Security)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 25.07.2018, 21:04

    Ready for Take-Off

    Chubb Fire & Security Limited’s distinctive, extinguisher-shaped hot air balloon will be taking to the skies this summer, appearing at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th August. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

  • Q-Park LED lighting installation. (photo: FES Lighting )
    Future Energy Solutions (FES)  - 25.07.2018, 19:46

    Future Energy Solutions Embarks on Europe’s Largest LED Lighting Rollout for Q-Park

    Future Energy Solutions (FES), the leading energy performance solutions provider, has announced that it has won a significant new contract to supply, install and maintain light emitting diode (LED) lighting technology for Q-Park – one of Europe’s leading parking provider. Thought to be the largest ever individual project of its kind within Europe, it will roll out across seven countries and be completed by December 2019.

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    Dussmann Group  - 24.07.2018, 13:51

    Dussmann Service Oracle Deutschland Contract

    Dussmann Service is delivering total facilities management (TFM) services at 15 Oracle Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG sites under a contract that commenced in February.

  • EY Offices at Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo: EY)
    ISS Facility Services  - 23.07.2018, 19:26

    EY Awards ISS Dutch FM Contract

    ISS Netherlands has been awarded an extendable, five-year integrated facility services contract by global accounting, tax advisory and transaction services firm, EY.

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    Lorin Industries Inc  - 23.07.2018, 18:41

    Coil Anodized Aluminum for Transportation Applications

    Global producer of coil anodized aluminium/aluminum for the transportation sector, Lorin Industries, Inc., has further improved the aesthetic properties of its unique material.

  • (Left to right): Luis, Kristina and Maria. (photo: Bartlet Mitchell)
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 23.07.2018, 10:20

    Bartlett Mitchell Announces Coffee Champion

    Independent UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has named Kristina Kirilova as the winner of its annual barista championship which was held alongside the company’s first-ever coffee carnival sponsored by Bewley's, Jaguar Espresso Systems, Dilmah, Vissi Uniforms, and West Horsley Dairy.

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    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 20.07.2018, 15:26

    STRABAG PFS Reports Sales Growth

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS), together with its subsidiaries and international companies, increased its total revenue to EUR 1.106 billion in the 2017 financial year (2016: EUR 1.098 billion).

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    Atlas Residential  - 20.07.2018, 13:28

    Greening Build to Rent

    Atlas Residential is pushing for the private rented sector to lead the way in terms of its green credentials.

  • Photo by Chevanon Photography (photo: Chevanon Photography)
    Vacherin Limited  - 20.07.2018, 12:45

    Vacherin Introduces Free Range Milk Across All Sites

    London-based contract caterer Vacherin has announced it is to switch to using and serving free range milk across its portfolio of client sites.

  •  (photo: Victoria Police)
    Serco Group Plc  - 19.07.2018, 16:09

    Serco Australia Supports Victoria Police

    Serco Australia is pleased to announce it will provide two new call and web-based support services to Victoria Police as part of a program that will reduce the need for police clerical duties.

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    Firestone Building Products  - 19.07.2018, 15:46

    Finding Fashion with Matalan

    Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard™ EPDM single ply roofing membrane is set to ensure fashion fans enjoy a dry and comfortable shopping environment after a roof refurbishment at Matalan’s Killingworth Centre store in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

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    Megger Group  - 19.07.2018, 15:23

    All set for the new IET Wiring Regs!

    If you currently use Megger test equipment for testing and certifying low-voltage electrical installations, you’re all set to meet the requirements of the new 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671).

  • Aled has held senior positions with social housing providers, City West Homes (Westminster Council) and The Guiness Partnership. (photo: )
    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 19.07.2018, 12:30

    Aled Bath Joins ODS as Finance Director

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the commercial arm of Oxford City Council, today announces the appointment of Aled Bath as finance director. His responsibilities are wide ranging and will involve all aspects of financial management, IT, procurement and building ODS’ back-end functions to support the business as it develops.

  • Leigh Matthews. (photo: Plasloc)
    Plasloc Ltd  - 18.07.2018, 13:35

    Innovative UK Hoarding Supplier Appoints Director

    Supplier of novel hoarding solutions for infrastructure and construction projects, Plasloc, has appointed Leigh Matthews as a new director.

  • LEDVANCE Damp Proof LEDs have been installed at Ability International warehouse, improving the working environment and reducing energy and maintenance costs. (photo: LEDVANCE)
    LEDVANCE Limited  - 17.07.2018, 18:41

    Lighting Efficiency is Key

    Peterborough-based Ability International has selected LEDVANCE Damp Proof LED luminaires to retrofit its entire warehouse, in a project to improve the working environment and reduce energy and maintenance costs. The UK company specialises in providing working-at-height solutions, custom-built to client’s specifications and requirements. With more than 23 years’ experience of manufacturing aluminium scaffold towers and access equipment, Ability International offer many of its solutions custom-built to client’s specifications and requirements.

  • De Montfort University has installed Solstice Pods from Mersive throughout the campus to enable wireless content sharing for teachers and students. (photo: Mersive Technologies, Inc.)
    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 17.07.2018, 18:27

    Facilitating Wireless Collaboration at De Montfort University

    Mersive Technologies announces De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester, United Kingdom, has deployed Solstice Pods in over 50 rooms and workspaces as part of its continued investment in providing a modern and inspiring environment for its staff and students.

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    News Editor  - 17.07.2018, 15:53

    ServiceMaster Publishes Preliminary Q2 2018 Results

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), has reported strong revenue growth in its Preliminary Financial Results for the second quarter of 2018, and revised its full-year forecast.

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    Pod Point  - 17.07.2018, 15:02

    A Perfect Fit

    Global clothing brand Superdry has invested in nine Pod Point electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints for its Cheltenham headquarters after seeing rapid growth in the number of employees switching to plug-in cars.

  • Pictured at the official launch: BSI’s Greg Childs, LIA’s Steve Davies and BSI’s Rob Hine & Holly Rossington. (photo: Lighting Industry Association)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA) ,  The British Standards Institution (BSI)  - 17.07.2018, 14:17

    BSI Kitemark for Commercial Lighting Webinar (23 July)

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and British Standards Institute (BSI) have established a partnership and 27 June saw them successfully launch the ‘BSI Kitemark™ for Commercial Lighting’ to a full house at the LIA in Telford.

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    OCS Group  - 17.07.2018, 09:55

    Extension of Liverpool Paediatric Hospital Contract

    Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust has extended a contract for the provision of manned guarding and emergency helipad response services by OCS which was first awarded in 2011 for a further three years, following a competitive re-tender process.

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    CRAMS (Comprehensive Risk Assessed Method Statements)  - 16.07.2018, 19:43

    Pioneering Cloud-based Health and Safety Software

    Tim Chadwick has drawn on 20 years of facilities management (FM) experience to develop and launch CRAMS, a cloud-based application for managing mandatory health and safety compliance and governance requirements relating to customer premises.

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    Intratone/Cogelec SAS  - 16.07.2018, 18:44

    Securing Hounslow Council's Property Portfolio

    Door entry and access control equipment from Intratone, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers, has been installed at over 900 different sites across Hounslow Council’s estate.

  • Dylan Alcott pictured at Wimbledon with OCS Group’s Young Sportspersons. (photo: OCS Group)
    OCS Group  - 16.07.2018, 16:56

    Young Sportspeople Meet Australian Paralympic Star

    A selection of outstanding young sportspeople met Australian Paralympic tennis star and OCS ambassador Dylan Alcott ahead of his exhibition doubles match with South African Lucas Sithole against Brit Andy Lapthorne and American David Wagner at Wimbledon over the weekend.

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    Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)  - 16.07.2018, 12:23

    CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2019 Open for Entries

    The CIBSE Building Performance Awards are a unique opportunity for exceptional projects, people and products to be recognised.

  • Pictured left to right: Mark Redding, Head of EH&S Chubb Fire & Security, Ronnie Wineberg, Service Engineer, Chubb Systems, Nichola Maher, EH&S Manager, Chubb Systems and Paul Cosentino, EH&S Manager, Chubb Fire & Security. (photo: Chubb Fire & Security/Chubb Systems)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 16.07.2018, 11:46

    Chubb Honoured with Gold Occupational Health and Safety Awards

    Chubb Systems has received a Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the sixth consecutive year at a ceremony which presented Chubb Fire & Security with its third Gold Award since 2016. The awards recognise high levels of performance by organisations with well-developed occupational health and safety management systems and cultures. Chubb, is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

  • Sulzer's manufacturing site at São Bernardo do Campo in São Paulo, Brazil. (photo: Sulzer Ltd.)
    Sulzer Ltd  - 16.07.2018, 13:44

    Celebrating 70 Years in Brazil

    Global pumping equipment manufacturer and maintenance solutions provider Sulzer is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the opening of its first manufacturing site in Brazil at São Bernardo do Campo in São Paulo.

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    Be Living  - 13.07.2018, 11:30

    Understanding the Appeal of Build to Rent

    Build to Rent is catching on fast, as the UK races to meet the needs of its increasing cohort of private renters.

  • By joining the Logitech Collaboration Program, Mersive delivers an integrated solution for wireless content sharing and video conferencing. (photo: Mersive Technologies, Inc.)
    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 12.07.2018, 15:35

    Mersive joins Logitech Collaboration Program

    Wireless presentation and collaboration solutions provider, Mersive Technologies, announces it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) as an Integration Partner.

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    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 12.07.2018, 11:11

    STRABAG PFS in Deutsche Bahn TFM Contract Win

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) has begun delivering services under a three-year Total Facilities Management (TFM) contract with leading German railway operator, Deutsche Bahn AG.

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    Getronics NA  - 12.07.2018, 08:37

    Getronics Acquisition Creates Global ICT Services Powerhouse

    Getronics has acquired Pomeroy, one of the leading U.S. providers of digital workplace transformation services. The newly expanded company, with combined revenue of approximately $1.3 billion, will be a leading global player in the field of Managed Digital Workspace, Applications, Industry Specific Software Solutions, Multi-Cloud Management and Unified Communications. With a presence in 23 countries and coverage in over 110 countries through the Global Workspace Alliance, Getronics will continue to build local customer relationships and provide local solutions, backed by the strength of a global service delivery organisation.

  • Acoustic Awards 2018 winners, Bureau Veritas (BV). (photo: )
    Association of Noise Consultants (ANC)  - 11.07.2018, 13:48

    Acoustic Awards 2018: Recognising Excellence

    Projects from a variety of environments were celebrated at the annual awards ceremony of The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), which was held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham.

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    Serco Group Plc  - 11.07.2018, 13:03

    Listen Up!

    School pupils from the Northern Isles are calling on passengers aboard NorthLink Ferries vessels to pay attention to recently refreshed safety briefing announcements.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 11.07.2018, 12:41

    Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS

    Last week, Mitie marked the National Health Service’s 70th birthday with a week of celebrations. In honour of the milestone, Mitie teams took part in a range of activities across NHS sites which included hosting celebratory tea parties for NHS staff and patients and wearing anniversary uniforms.

  • John Lambe, Business Development Manager, Veolia Ireland and Alan Sharp, Strategic Director of Estates and Facilities, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and Ireland East Hospital Group. (photo: Veolia Environnement S.A.)
    Veolia Environnement SA  - 11.07.2018, 11:09

    Veolia to Deliver First Carbon Energy Fund Ireland Contract

    Veolia, working through its specialist energy performance team, has been awarded the first Carbon Energy Fund Ireland, CEFI, contract for a hospital in Ireland. The 15 year Energy Infrastructure Project Agreement for Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital will reduce the hospital’s carbon footprint by approximately 81,000 tonnes, cut imported electricity from the national grid by 77 per cent, and deliver €26 million in guaranteed energy and operational savings.

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    Belzona International  - 11.07.2018, 10:46

    Case Study: The Brazilian Job

    Belzona International's Brazilian distributor faced a challenge when bolt heads securing a crane to concrete foundations at a pulp and paper mill started to fail and required a solution that was resistant to mechanical movement and vibration.

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    ICEE Managed Services  - 10.07.2018, 17:31

    Cutting ‘Tommy Soldier’ Profiles

    Manufacturing subcontractor ICEE Managed Services is using a powerful waterjet machine tool to cut a range of commemorative WWI ‘Tommy Soldier’ profiles and outlines from acrylic plastic and mild steel materials.

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    GRITIT Ltd  - 10.07.2018, 17:03

    UK Public Sector Framework Award

    GRITIT have secured a public sector framework award for the provision of winter gritting, snow clearance and grounds maintenance services.

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    Bartlett Mitchell  - 10.07.2018, 16:15

    Record Sustainability Scores

    Leading independent UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has retained its three-star rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) and achieved record scores in several key business areas.

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    Property Care Association (PCA)  - 10.07.2018, 15:28

    Trade Association Sets Stage for Japanese knotweed Debate

    A UK trade body says a new study into Japanese knotweed reinforces the fact the invasive weed’s impact on property is at odds with its reputation.

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    Dataflex International BV  - 10.07.2018, 16:01

    Taking Mobile Connectivity to the Next Level

    The Dataflex Link USB-C docking station is now available for workers and businesses on-the-go.

  • #Chubb200 week saw the new Blackburn offices officially opened with ribbon cutting, cakes, balloons and a celebration lunch for everyone!  Pictured are Tracy Cordes and Craig Forbes. (photo: Chubb Fire & Security)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 10.07.2018, 14:38

    Chubb Opens Blackburn Workspace

    Chubb Fire & Security has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a new high-performance workspace in Blackburn. The new building will house 400 employees from Chubb and affiliates of Otis UK and Carrier Controls UK, and serve as a showcase for the capabilities of all three brands. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Flyability SA  - 10.07.2018, 17:47

    Maintaining Uptime at Pilsner Urquell's Plzeň Bottling Plant

    Flyability’s collision-tolerant Elios drone provided the solution to the challenge of maintaining production of 60,000 bottles of beer an hour during periodic inspections of Czech beer giant Pilsner Urquell's production facility.

  • Seminar in progress. (photo: dmg events)
    dmg events  - 10.07.2018, 06:55

    Dubai South-The Big 5 Construction Industry Seminar

    Dubai South, the 145 sq. km urban city development emerging in the Northern Emirates, and dmg events will host a “How to do Business in the UAE” seminar for visitors to this year's The Big 5 event at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on 28 November.

  • Martin Rudd has joined Iqarus as its managing director for Global Health Services. (photo: Iqarus )
    Iqarus Limited  - 09.07.2018, 11:19

    Iqarus Strengthens Global Leadership Team

    Iqarus today announced the appointment of Martin Rudd as managing director, Global Health Services.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 09.07.2018, 10:40

    ISS Wins Turkish Hospital Contracts

    ISS has become one of the largest providers of integrated facility services to the healthcare sector in Turkey after being selected to deliver DKK 250 Million (£29.6 Million) of contracts to Kayseri Hospital and Elazığ Hospital.

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    Abraxas Catering  - 06.07.2018, 18:11

    Recycling a Good Cause

    Abraxas Catering Equipment have pledged to donate all money obtained through their scrap metal and redundant equipment recycling scheme to The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

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    COPTRZ Ltd  - 06.07.2018, 16:41

    COPTRZ to Detect Drones at British F1 Grand Prix

    Silverstone Circuit have selected COPTRZ to deliver drone detection services during the three-day British Grand Prix event from 6-8th July, 2018.

  • A new WPL HiPAF biozone and conical final settlement tank were installed at the Toby Carvery in Stonebridge. (photo: WPL Ltd)
    WPL Limited  - 05.07.2018, 14:44

    Repurposing an HiPAF Tank to Support a Wastewater Upgrade

    The growing trend for public houses in the UK to re-orientate their business models around food and even become restaurants often requires an upgrade to onsite wastewater treatment capabilities - as was the case with the popular Toby Carvery in Stonebridge, Coventry.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 04.07.2018, 11:32

    Ahlsell FM and Property Services Contract for Mitie Norway

    Mitie has been awarded a facilities management and property services contract by leading Nordic supplier of materials for the FM, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, tools, and personal protective equipment (PPE) sectors, Ahlsell. The contract is Mitie Norway's largest to date.

  • GaryStanton. (photo: Axis Group)
    Axis Group  - 04.07.2018, 10:58

    New Group Commercial Director

    Integrated UK security and cleaning services business, Axis Group, has promoted Gary Stanton to the newly created position of Group Commercial Director, as part of an ongoing restructuring plan aimed at achieving long-term growth.

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    International Facility Management Association (IFMA)  - 04.07.2018, 10:27

    IFMA UK Chapter and RICS Strengthen Collaboration

    The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) UK Chapter has confirmed four new appointments to its Board of Directors, further strengthening its ties with the RICS FM Professional Group as part of the collaboration between the world’s two largest organisations representing the profession.

  • Sodexo CEO Denis Machuel. (photo: Sodexo SA)
    News Editor  - 03.07.2018, 14:58

    Sodexo Enlarges Executive Committee

    Sodexo has announced additions to its Executive Committee, following the recent departure of former CEO Michel Landel and Patricia Bellinger.

  • Mateusz receiving the Toque d’Or Apprentice Competition award at The Dorchester Hotel in London. (photo: Compass Group)
    Compass Group PLC  - 03.07.2018, 14:03

    Success in Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or

    Apprentice Chef Mateusz Hnatowski is the winner of the 2018 Nestlé Professional® Toque d’Or® Apprentice Competition, a renowned culinary competition which has featured celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and Anton Mosimann (the former Maitre Chef des Cuisines at The Dorchester Hotel), as past entrants.

  • Residents of a Ugandan village that is benefiting from the Toilet Twinning initiative. (photo: Ralph Hodgson, Toilet Twinning.)
    Axis Group  - 03.07.2018, 13:29

    Charity Initiative "Twins" Toilets

    Axis Cleaning and Support Services has ‘twinned’ toilets in three UK shopping centres with schools in Uganda, as part of a campaign to help provide water and sanitation overseas.

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    Wrightstyle Limited  - 03.07.2018, 12:34

    Diamonds are Forever at New Crossrail Station

    Artwork doesn’t usually measure over 50 metres long and weigh several tonnes, but that’s the challenge Wrightstyle, the advanced glazing systems supplier, has to overcome as it completes work at Farringdon station on London’s Crossrail project.

  • Bow Square Development, Southampton. (photo: Atlas Residential/Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP )
    Atlas Residential  - 03.07.2018, 12:12

    Innovative Partnership Completes 102 Additional Southampton Homes

    Atlas Residential is proving that experience accrued in the U.S. property market can be applied just as successfully in the United Kingdom, after announcing the completion of Phase II of the Bow Square residential development in Southampton, which will be handed over from developer National Regional Property Group, on 10 July 2018. Atlas Residential is the operating partner of Bow Square owner Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP ("Rockspring"), a PATRIZIA company.

  • Konecranes experts accessing during a three-week visit to client, GKM. (photo: Konecranes Demag UK Limited)
    Konecranes Oyj  - 03.07.2018, 11:10

    The Perfect Maintenance Overview - Online

    Global lifting equipment specialist Konecranes is using its portal to deliver service and technical data on 260 crane and hoist installations at the Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG (GKM) plant - Baden-Wuerttemberg's largest power generation facility.

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    Vacherin Limited  - 02.07.2018, 13:07

    Five-Year London ITV Catering Contract

    Vacherin, has been awarded a contract to deliver a variety of catering services at the Gray's Inn Road and temporary Waterhouse Square sites of ITV, the UK's biggest commercial broadcaster.

  • The new GSK manufacturing facility at Barnard Castle. (photo: Baker Hicks Limited)
    Baker Hicks Limited  - 28.06.2018, 13:03

    Constructing Excellence North East Awards

    Multidisciplinary design and engineering company BakerHicks is celebrating the success of one of its major pharmaceutical projects, the GSK Aseptic Manufacturing Facility, at the 2018 Constructing Excellence North East (CENE) Awards.

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    Be Living  - 28.06.2018, 11:09

    Surge in Demand for London ‘Lock Up and Leave’ Property

    Innovative developer be:here reports significant growth in the UK capital's ‘lock up and leave’ subsector of the build-to-rent market.

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    ABM Industries Inc  - 27.06.2018, 19:11

    Poor Awareness of Apprenticeships Limiting Career Choices

    Parents of young people in the United Kingdom don’t know what an apprenticeship is, according to a report commissioned by ABM UK that considered the impact of perceptions about the non-traditional career path on recruitment in facilities management (FM) and engineering.

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    Speakers Corner  - 27.06.2018, 18:27

    Ripping Up the Rule Book

    On Monday evening, The Brewery and Speakers Corner welcomed more than 200 event professionals and entrepreneurs to the summer 2018 Knowledge Guild showcase. The latest instalment in the popular series delved into how social change is affecting politics, equality, the workplace, the environment, brand interaction and customer transactions.

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    Siemens AG  - 27.06.2018, 16:18

    Acquisition Creates Even Smarter Buildings

    Siemens Building Technologies Division is setting a further milestone in smart building solutions by acquiring Building Robotics Inc., a market leader in the fast growing digital workplace experience app domain. Headquartered in Oakland, California, the start-up achieved its leadership position by developing a simple-to-use app that enables people to take control of their environment. Building Robotics, Inc. is best known by the name of its core product, Comfy.

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    EkkoSense Ltd  - 27.06.2018, 15:59

    Data Centre Cooling Specialist Joins CIBSE

    UK-based data centre thermal software and services provider EkkoSense has become a member of CIBSE.

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    CINTEC International  - 26.06.2018, 23:11

    Protecting Historic Buildings in Areas of High Seismic Activity

    CINTEC International announces a new type of dissipative wall anchor to solve the issue of how to protect heritage buildings in some of the most earthquake-prone parts of the world.

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    Interserve PLC  - 26.06.2018, 12:58

    Appointment of Nicholas Pollard to Interserve Board

    Interserve is pleased to announce that Nicholas Pollard will join the Board as an independent non-executive director and member of the audit committee of the Board from 26 June 2018.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 26.06.2018, 12:38

    Coveted RoSPA Health & Safety Awards for Aramark-Offshore

    Aramark-Offshore was presented with two prestigious awards at this year’s prestigious RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2018.

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    dmg events  - 26.06.2018, 11:56

    Fourth BIFM-FM Expo GCC Facilities Management Report

    The FM Expo which is organised by dmg events and BIFM have published their annual Confidence Monitor on the facilities management (FM) market in the Gul Cooperation Council (GCC) region.

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    BASF SE  - 26.06.2018, 11:13

    materialPREIS Award for BASF 3D Moldable Fiberboard

    BASF has been honoured with the materialPREIS 2018 award by the raumPROBE material library for 3D moldable wood fiberboards (3MF) manufactured with the acFormTM dispersion, at an event that was hosted at the “Haus der Wirtschaft” in Stuttgart, Germany.

  • British Dietetic Association (BDA) (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 26.06.2018, 10:53

    Ibex Honour for Medirest's Helen Ream

    Medirest dietitian, Helen Ream, has been awarded the Ibex Honour from the British Dietetic Association (BDA), for her contribution to the second edition of its ‘Nutrition and Hydration’ Digest. at a ceremony held on 19th June in Birmingham to celebrate the achievements of some of the UK’s most accomplished food and nutrition professionals.

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    Churchill Contract Services  - 26.06.2018, 09:54

    Gazprom Security Contract

    Following a competitive tender, recently launched Churchill Services Group security division, Amulet, has been selected to provide security and post room services at Gazprom Marketing and Trading's central London European HQ building and Surrey locations.

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    News Editor  - 25.06.2018, 17:00

    Sodexo Confirms Imminent Departure of Landel and Bellinger

    Sodexo has confirmed former CEO, Director and group Executive Committee chairman, Michel Landel and former Chairperson of the board of Nordic Windpower, Inc,.Patricia Bellinger - who has been a member of the group's North American Advisory Board since March 2010, will be resigning from the company on 1 July.

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    eyevis UK  - 25.06.2018, 16:20

    Demonstration Venue Brings in £3 Million of Business

    A demonstration venue launched by eyevis UK in the North West has generated £3 million of new businesses and boosted the local economy.

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    Veolia Environnement SA  - 25.06.2018, 15:56

    RoSPA Order of Distinction

    Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) has once again had its approach to health and safety recognised in an awards scheme run by the safety charity, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Veolia has achieved an Order of Distinction (15 consecutive Golds) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. They will be presented with the award during a ceremony at Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

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    EAVE Ltd  - 22.06.2018, 19:26

    Noise Mapping and Monitoring Solution

    EAVE is delighted to announce the launch of its its intelligent noise control and risk reduction technology: the EAVE WORK noise mapping, monitoring and dosimetry solution, at the recent Safety and Health Expo 2018 event in London.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 21.06.2018, 15:48

    A Winning Food and Drinks Offering

    Tottenham Hotspur and its official catering partner Levy UK have revealed the wide range of food and drinks outlets throughout the new Spurs stadium.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 20.06.2018, 14:40

    Appointment of Chief People Officer

    Sodexo announces that Cathy Desquesses has been named Chief People Officer as of July 1st, 2018.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 20.06.2018, 13:57

    Consecutive RoSPA Award for EMCOR UK

    EMCOR UK has been presented with a RoSPA Facilities Management sector award for the second consecutive year for its work with AWE. The award, in recognition for outstanding and consistent health and safety performance, was presented at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards event held in London on 19th June, 2018. EMCOR UK and AWE have won a total of 17 RoSPA awards together, a significant number of RoSPAs within the facilities management sector.

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    Kentec Electronics  - 19.06.2018, 20:48

    Taktis Fire Panel for Larger Installations

    Life-critical control systems manufacturer Kentec today launched the next generation of its Taktis analogue addressable fire panel at the FIREX exhibition in London. The panel features an increased number of loops and enhanced integration and networking capabilities to meet the current and future needs of larger buildings and installations.

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    Dataflex International BV  - 15.06.2018, 11:59

    Desktop Accessories for Today's Office Environments

    Dataflex has recently launched Addit Bento®, a family of ergonomic desktop accessories designed for the way we work today. With an elegant design inspired by the Japanese lunchbox, Bento turns any on-the-go work environment into a stylish, well-organised, comfortable workstation.

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    EuroFM (European Facility Management Network)  - 14.06.2018, 18:23

    A Successful EFMC 2018

    More than 300 leading global facilities management professionals from over 40 countries attended the 26th Edition of The European Facility Management Conference (EFMC) at The Sofia Event Center in the Bulgarian capital from 5th to 8th June.

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    Axis Group  - 14.06.2018, 16:15

    Multi-service Mercury Shopping Centre Contract

    The Mercury Shopping Centre in Romford has selected two Axis Group companies, Axis Security and Axis Cleaning and Support Services, to deliver an integrated cleaning and security service.

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    Aircuity Inc  - 14.06.2018, 11:14

    NACUBO 2018

    Aircuity, Inc., will be showcasing its platform for optimizing ventilation in universities during the annual meeting of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) from 21-24 July at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center (Long Beach, CA).

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    Interserve PLC  - 13.06.2018, 09:52

    Flexible Offices Contract for Interserve

    Interserve has won a £2.5 million facilities contract with flexible offices provider, The Instant Group.

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    News Editor  - 12.06.2018, 15:27

    IoT-BACnet Integration

    A new white paper from Optigo Networks considers the implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) for ASHRAE, ANSI and ISO 16484-compliant building automation protocol, BACnet.

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    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 12.06.2018, 14:46

    Shifting Workplace Trends

    A new global report released today looks at the drivers and perceived benefits of alternative workplace programmes, uncovering the leadership and workplace strategy implications for organisational leaders.

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    Livingstone Partners LLP  - 12.06.2018, 12:37

    Acquisition of CLEAN by Alsco, Inc.

    Livingstone’s Business Services sector team has advised the shareholders of CLEAN, a leading independent provider of textile rental and laundry services, on its acquisition by US-based Alsco, Inc. The deal represents an exit for MML Capital Partners, who originally invested in the business in December 2014.

  • Engineers working on the electrics study the plans. (photo: CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection)
    The Burrell Collection ,  Glasgow City Council  - 12.06.2018, 11:55

    Burrell Collection Receives Unprecedented Support from Scottish Businessman

    Plans to raise the profile of the Burrell Collection as a world-class display of Sir William Burrell’s magnificent and ambitious Collection continue to garner international recognition and very strong funding support. The Burrell Collection has announced that it will benefit from funding of £1 million from Chair of the Burrell Renaissance, Sir Angus Grossart, which will help the museum achieve an ambitious refurbishment and redisplay of some 9,000 objects in its Collection.

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    CBRE Group  - 12.06.2018, 10:29

    Best Use of Automation

    CBRE has won the Digie Award for "Best Use of Automation in Commercial Services" at Realcomm | IBcon for the third consecutive year.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 12.06.2018, 10:04

    Creating Connected Workplace Experiences

    Sodexo today announces it will harness the capabilities of the IBM® Maximo® platform to handle and transform its worldwide asset management function, and meet the diverse needs of a wide array of client facilities and demographics - spanning offices, hospitals, research centers, schools, and factories.

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    Association of Noise Consultants (ANC)  - 12.06.2018, 09:51

    Acoustic Awards 2018

    Fifteen UK and international acoustic projects have been shorlisted as finalists for the Association of Noise Consultants' (ANC) annual Acoustic Awards, after entries were scrutinised by a distinguished panel of judges made up of academics, professionals, and representatives from sponsoring companies.

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    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 11.06.2018, 16:05

    STRABAG Wins ORSAY German Retail Contract

    STRABAG PFS is expanding its retail facilities management (FM) business with the addition of 200 ORSAY GmbH outlets in Germany.

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    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 11.06.2018, 14:11

    Mersive Makes Executive Appointments

    Mersive Technologies announced that it has bolstered its leadership ranks by promoting Rick Emery to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and adding Martin Payne and Dan Hudspeth as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), respectively. The three executives bring key experience needed in scaling private-equity backed technology companies experiencing high growth and international expansion.

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    Sinerix (DTMS) Limited  - 11.06.2018, 13:33

    Fighting Online Fraud

    With online fraud and identity theft reaching record levels in the UK, technology company Sinerix has taken steps to combat this growing concern by developing a faster and more efficient onboarding service that will allow businesses to verify the true identity of their customers in just a few seconds.

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    Chubb Fire & Security  - 11.06.2018, 13:10

    Protecting the World for Two Centuries

    Chubb brothers’ innovation launched the global security industry.

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    Cordant Group  - 08.06.2018, 14:55

    Cleaning App Generates Quality Audit Data

    Cordant Cleaning has developed a bespoke app which captures and reports the activities of contract teams, and additionally uses realtime data to assess and monitor the cleanliness of vehicles and premises.

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    Plasloc Ltd  - 08.06.2018, 14:43

    Scoring with a Football Club Link Up

    Innovative hoarding solutions supplier Plasloc is hoping to help a local junior football team achieve success.

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    Supply Chain Sustainability School  - 08.06.2018, 12:58

    Fairness, Inclusion and Respect

    The Supply Chain Sustainability School is calling on the construction industry to take a lead in embedding change, following publication of this year's Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Culture Survey.

  • The award was accepted on behalf of the Chubb team by the company’s UK PR Director Sean Feast of Gravity London. (photo: Gravity London)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 08.06.2018, 09:26

    Fire Safety and Security Award for Chubb

    Chubb Fire & Security has won the Fire Safety & Security award at the Electrical Review Excellence Awards 2018 for its design and installation of an innovative wireless fire detection system at the prestigious Queen’s Hotel in Penzance. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Evolution Electronic Security Systems  - 06.06.2018, 12:19

    Countering Self-service Fraud

    The retail division of Evolution, the international fire and security systems integrator, has come up with a simple way of managing a modern-day scourge – preventing fraud at the self-scanning checkout tills. A new, IP-based self-scan till monitoring system is now available, designed specifically to reduce shrinkage in busy retail environments.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 06.06.2018, 11:56

    Trade Association Partnership to Support Commercial Lighting

    The LIA (Lighting Industry Association) is pleased to announce a partnership with BSI, the business standards company. The LIA and BSI have joined together to combine their knowledge and extensive expertise in assurance and testing within the lighting sector. This partnership will see the two organizations collaborate on and develop product testing and certification solutions.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 15.06.2018, 13:30

    Lighting Industry Academy Open Day

    The Lighting Industry Academy is holding its Open Day on Tuesday, 3 July at the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) in Telford and invites all those interested in finding educational opportunities for working in and developing their careers in lighting.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 05.06.2018, 22:04

    Anthony J. Guzzi Appointed to EMCOR Chair

    EMCOR Group, Inc., today announced the election of President and CEO, Anthony J. Guzzi, to Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Guzzi succeeds Stephen W. Bershad who (per EMCOR's Director Retirement Policy), did not stand for re-election at the Annual Meeting (AGM) on June 1, 2018.

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    HEMCO Corporation  - 05.06.2018, 21:25

    Emergency Chemical Decontamination

    HEMCO is delighted to announce its custom-designed chemical decontamination booth.

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    Minted Box  - 04.06.2018, 17:58

    Millennials and Ageing Workforce a Threat to Productivity

    A new survey of senior HR professionals by employee engagement app provider MintCentral, reveals productivity concerns in respect of Millennials and an ageing workforce.

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    Wrightstyle Limited  - 04.06.2018, 17:14

    Leaf and Half Leaf Fire Resistant Door System

    Leading European advanced glazing systems supplier Wrightstyle has introduced an innovative fire resistant door system.

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    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 04.06.2018, 16:56

    Mersive Expands EMEA Footprint

    Wireless content sharing and collaboration solutions provider, Mersive Technologies, is expanding its footprint in the EMEA region after announcing the first two of a projected six-strong customer facing team hires, headed by Jeff Meyer as regional general manager.

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    Getronics NA  - 04.06.2018, 16:17

    Top Marks for Customer Satisfaction in IT Outsourcing

    Global ICT services group Getronics has maintaining leading customer satisfaction ratings according to the latest Whitelane UK IT outsourcing report.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 04.06.2018, 15:42

    Multiple RoSPA Awards for EMCOR UK

    EMCOR UK will be presented with four RoSPA Gold Awards in the internationally recognised 2018 RoSPA Health & Safety Award event in London on 4th July.

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    Incentive FM Group  - 01.06.2018, 16:22

    SouthGate Shopping Centre Contract for Incentive FM

    Incentive FM has been awarded a three-year contract to provide integrated facilities management (IFM) services at SouthGate Shopping Centre in Bath. The contract is valued at £2.7 million.

  • David Simms. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 31.05.2018, 13:36

    Appointment of David Simms as Culinary Director

    Restaurant Associates and Levy Leisure have appointed esteemed chef David Simms as Culinary Director, effective from June 2018.

  • The new V4 Video Intercom Panel. (photo: Intratone)
    Intratone/Cogelec SAS  - 30.05.2018, 15:49

    UK Video Intercom Launch

    European access control specialist, Intratone, will be launching its V4 Video Intercom Panel at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Conference and Exhibition at Manchester Central from 26th to 28th June.

  • The HVAC installation at Fenwick's, Bracknell. (photo: Weatherite Group)
    The Weatherite Group  - 30.05.2018, 15:33

    Delivering Cooling Solutions for Fenwick’s New Bracknell Store

    When Weatherite were asked to tender for the design and manufacture of air handling units (AHU) at the new Fenwick store in Bracknell, Berkshire, they proved their efficiency in more ways than one.

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    Getronics NA  - 30.05.2018, 15:06

    NEC EMEA Partner Award

    ICT service provider Getronics was the recipient of a NEC EMEA "Top Unified Communication & Collaboration Partner 2017-2018" award, at the recent NEC’s EMEA Partner Conference in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

  • Riello UPS corporate account manager Chris Cutler at the DCS Awards ceremony. (photo: Riello UPS)
    Riello UPS  - 30.05.2018, 13:30

    Scoring a Hat-Trick with the DCS Awards

    Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and standby power systems manufacturer Riello UPS has been recognised with a DCS Award for the third year in succession. The awards celebrate excellence in the design, manufacture and supply of solutions for the UK's multi-billion pound data centre sector.

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    CBRE Group  - 30.05.2018, 12:24

    A Strong and Positive Impact

    Bobby Griffin, Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion at CBRE, has been named to the 2018 Black Enterprise list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. The annual list honors leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity and profitability by ensuring across-the-board diversity.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 29.05.2018, 14:28

    ISS Wins Major Australian Schools Contract

    ISS Australia has won a contract with the Victorian State Government to provide cleaning services to 214 public schools in Western and North Eastern Melbourne. When mobilised, the contract will become one of the largest in the ISS Pacific business.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 29.05.2018, 14:11

    Steven B. Hochhauser Appointed to ServiceMaster Board

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., has appointed Steven B. Hochhauser to its board of directors. The appointment takes effect from 1 1 June.

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    Interserve PLC  - 29.05.2018, 12:23

    Extension of Interserve Metropolitan Police Contract

    Interserve has won a seven year special events services contract worth over £15 million with the Metropolitan Police.

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    ONELAN Limited  - 24.05.2018, 16:33

    ONELAN at Infocomm 2018

    ONELAN is showcasing its latest digital signage and Reserva room booking technologies for the corporate, education and hospitality sectors at the forthcoming InfoComm exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 6th to 8th June 2018.

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    Dale Office Interiors  - 24.05.2018, 11:48

    Chilling Out

    Creating workplace relaxation areas may hold the key for employers seeking to recruit young talent, according to a recent poll.

  •  (photo: Atalian Servest )
    Atalian Servest  - 24.05.2018, 11:21

    Atalian Servest Announces First Acquisitions

    Atalian Servest which was recently created by the merger of facility service groups Atalian and Servest, has announced a double acquisition.

  •  (photo: Getronics)
    Getronics NA  - 23.05.2018, 14:36

    Creating a Model for the Future of Work

    European organisational transformation practitioner Deborah Exell, has joined the executive team of global ICT integrator Getronics as Global Head of Human Capital and Change. Exell’s appointment follows Rogier Bronsgeest's as COO earlier this month.

  • Cardinia Real Estate UK property on London's Southbank. (photo: Signbox Ltd)
    Signbox Ltd  - 23.05.2018, 14:14

    Graphics Artwork Installation wins FESPA Gold

    UK signage specialist Signbox has won a FESPA Gold Award in the Decals & Printed Labels category for its work at Cardinia Real Estate UK’s Bankside offices in London.

  • The Xscape Yorkshire leisure centre. (photo: Savills)
    Access Security  - 23.05.2018, 13:30

    Savills Leisure Contracts for Axis

    Savills have chosen Axis Group companies, Axis Security and Axis Cleaning and Support Services, to deliver services at the Xscape Yorkshire and Cardigan Fields leisure centres which are both in Yorkshire.

  • LIA President Dave Ribbons, Outstanding Student Sarah Burke and LIA CEO, Steve Davies. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 22.05.2018, 14:23

    Mackwell LIA Certificate Course Outstanding Student

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has announced the winner and runners up in its annual award to commend the highest-performing students enrolled on its Lighting Industry Academy’s LIA Certificate course. The award is sponsored by Mackwell Electronics.

  •  (photo: Viva Technology)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 22.05.2018, 08:57

    A Digital Day Out at Viva Technology 2018

    Sodexo will stage an interactive presentation focusing on essential moments in the daily lives of working people at this year's Viva Technology Show which takes place in Paris from May 24 to 26. The group's consecutive appearance at the event follows last year's award of a 'Prix d'Honneur' for Communication & Enterprise.

  •  (photo: RLB)
    Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)  - 22.05.2018, 08:24

    RLB Expands FM Consulting Capabilities

    Construction, property and management consultancy practice Rider Levett Bucknall UK (RLB UK), is delighted to announce two new senior appointments to its team.

  • ISM's IP Connect product range. (photo: Intergrated Security Management (ISM))
    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM)  - 21.05.2018, 15:07

    ISM Shortlisted for Award

    Intergrated Security Manufacturing’s (ISM) new IP Connect Range has been shortlisted in the Access Control Hardware category of the 2018 Benchmark Awards.

  •  (photo: Risk Warden)
    Risk Warden  - 21.05.2018, 10:57

    Streamlining Risk Assessment and Management

    Risk Warden, a pioneering internet-based fire risk assessment and management tool, is now available to help assessors and building managers improve levels of safety. The most comprehensive solution of its kind, it simplifies the identification, management and ownership of risks. It gives users the intelligence they need to track risks across their buildings and allowing them to demonstrate regulatory compliance.

  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospital. (photo: St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)
    Compass Group PLC  - 21.05.2018, 10:35

    St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Renews Medirest Contract

    Medirest, the healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, will continue to provide St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in Merseyside with portering, security, receptionist, retail, and patient catering services using the innovative Steamplicity cooking concept - which offers poached salmon, vegetarian Cottage Pie and fish and chips as meal options, following the extension of its facilities management contract from June.

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    Móz Designs  - 21.05.2018, 04:05

    Industrial Weathered Steel Look for Interior Design Projects

    Oakland, California-based Móz Designs have added a new series of elemental color offerings: Blackened Steel Patina.

  • The Red House, Port of Spain Trinidad. (Photo by Anthony Mendenhall). (photo: Anthony Mendenhall)
    CINTEC International  - 17.05.2018, 15:53

    North American Firm in HIstoric Trinidadian Restoration

    CINTEC North America is helping restore the historic building and location of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's Parliament, The Red House.

  •  (photo: Dussmann Group)
    Dussmann Group  - 17.05.2018, 14:45

    Dussmann Reports Strong Final 2017 Results

    Global multi-service provider, Dussmann Group, Berlin, has reported strong growth in its final 2017 results, with total sales revenues of € 2.222 billion (a 4 .4 per cent increase).

  • Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt. (Photo by Chaouki). (photo: (CC BY-SA 2.0))
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 17.05.2018, 12:22

    Commerzbank Germany Contract for STRABAG

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS), is pleased to announce it will be providing multi-technical facilities management (FM) services at several Commerzbank AG locations in Germany, including Frankfurt's iconic 259-metre “Commerzbank Tower”.

  •  (photo: Atalian Servest)
    Atalian Servest  - 17.05.2018, 11:45

    Atalian-Servest Merger Creates FM Group with €3bn Turnover

    Atalian and Servest, have merged to form Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest FM outsourcing companies. The new organisation has a turnover of €3 billion, employs more than 125,000 people worldwide and operates in 33 countries across four continents. The merger follows the formation of a joint venture between the two organisations in 2016.

  •  (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    Kentec Electronics  - 16.05.2018, 14:25

    Enhancing Fire Detection and Monitoring

    Kentec has launched its innovative new Ockular software solution, which gives building managers complete control over fire detection and monitoring.

  • Photo by Daniel Lewis (photo: Daniel Lewis  (
    Bennett Hay  - 16.05.2018, 11:55

    Celebrating World FM Day 2018 Through Positive Experiences

    In celebration of World FM Day (16th May), bespoke hospitality provider Bennett Hay has created a series of posts featuring key insights as a guide to enabling positive experiences.

  • Photo by David McBee. (photo: David McBee)
    Supply Chain Sustainability School  - 16.05.2018, 10:17

    Supply Chain Sustainability School Built Environment Survey

    Modern slavery, responsible sourcing, and community engagement have been identified as the priorities undergoing the biggest improvement in 2018, according to a sector-wide survey by the Supply Chain Sustainability School.

  • Pubs are being encouraged to service their bar and catering equipment in preparation for the World Cup. (photo: )
    Abraxas Catering  - 15.05.2018, 20:11

    Supplier Urges Pubs to Service Equipment Before 2018 FIFA World Cup

    With swarms of patriotic fans expected to venture into local pubs to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup games next month, pub landlords, Front of House Managers and chefs are being urged to have bar and catering equipment serviced to avoid breakdowns.

  • VCU student commons. (Photo by Jeff Auth). (photo: Jeff Auth)
    Aircuity Inc  - 15.05.2018, 19:42

    Aircuity to Improve Airside Efficiency at Virginia Commonwealth University

    Aircuity announces it will begin installation of its intelligent building platform and perform upgrades to controls and exhaust systems, at laboratory research buildings on the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine campus. Aircuity is acting as the single turnkey contractor for the works.

  • Photo by Kat Jayne. (photo: Kat Jayne)
    Magenta Associates  - 14.05.2018, 08:18

    Focus on Stress

    Today (14th May) marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign sponsored by the Mental Health Foundation which is focusing this year on a topic of increasing importance in workplaces across the world: stress.

  • The City Law School development. (photo: City Law School)
    Waterscan Limited  - 13.05.2018, 05:27

    New London Law School to Harvest Water

    Waterscan has been selected to provide a sustainable water system for The City Law School (part of City, University of London(, which is set to open in early 2019.

  • Rathbone Square. (photo: CBRE)
    Axis Group  - 13.05.2018, 05:27

    CBRE Extends Rathbone Square Security Contract

    CBRE has renewed its contract with Axis Security at the new Rathbone Square development in Central London.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 13.05.2018, 05:27

    Multi-service DECA Contract for EMCOR UK

    EMCOR UK has been awarded a multi-service contract with the Defence Electronics & Components Agency (DECA). The new contract commenced on 1st May and will be delivered over a three-year term with an optional extension of a further two years.

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    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM)  - 13.05.2018, 05:27

    Security 2018 Scotland

    Intergrated Security Management (ISM) has hailed the success of Security 2018 Scotland.

  • Pictured (L-R): Gary Acheson, Head of HR & Learning - Rapport Guest Services, Greg Mace, Managing Director - Rapport Guest Services and Jane Sunley, Founder and Chairman - Purple Cubed. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 09.05.2018, 10:51

    One of the Top 30 Best Places to Work

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of exceptional guest services, Rapport Guest Services, has been named in the Top 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality for the fifth consecutive year.

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    News Editor  - 09.05.2018, 10:35

    ISS Profits Rise on the Back of Falling Revenue

    ISS has reported a 3.6 per cent increase in profits in the final quarter of 2017, following an earlier-than-expected contribution to its balance sheet from new contracts and a rise in non-portfolio related revenue.

  • Photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán. (photo: Miguel Á. Padriñán)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 09.05.2018, 09:51

    STRABAG Re-Awarded German Public Safety Digital Radio Network (Digitalfunk BOS) FM Contract

    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) will continue to undertake technical facilities management (FM) at German Public Safety Digital Radio Network (Digitalfunk BOS) locations in Baden-Württemberg, following a public tender process.

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    Ricoh Group ,  Oxford Economics  - 09.05.2018, 09:00

    'Optimal Office' Productivity Could Unlock £39.8 Billion of GDP in the UK and Ireland

    The United Kingcom could reshape its economic future and unlock its share of £39.8 billion in untapped GDP if organisations were to optimise their workplaces, according to a new study by Ricoh and Oxford Economics, titled ‘The Economy of People’. The UK could achieve a 1.8 per cent increase in GDP, equal to £36.8 billion, which could pay for the cost of Brexit twice with change to spare.[i] Similarly, the Irish economy could expand by 1.0 per cent, or £3 billion, if businesses commit to creating the optimal office.

  • Keswick’s Deputy Mayor Cllr David Burn, outside Moot Hall, Keswick’s Market Square. (photo: Chubb Fire & Security)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 08.05.2018, 10:31

    Keswick Town Council CCTV Installation

    Chubb Fire & Security is helping the Town Council in Keswick to combat crime and reduce anti-social behaviour in the town centre with the installation of a new high-definition CCTV system at The Moot Hall. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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    Getronics NA  - 08.05.2018, 10:21

    Rogier Bronsgeest Appointed Getronics COO

    Global ICT integrator and business transformation specialist Getronics has appointed Rogier Bronsgeest as its new Chief Operating Officer and Head of Global Service & Delivery.

  •  (photo: Colin Smith)
    Servest Group  - 08.05.2018, 09:34

    FCO Extends Servest Contract

    Servest Group’s security contract with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the United Kingdom, has been extended for a further year, from 2019 to 2020.

  • Optigo's 8-port Smart Aggregation Switch and Network Controller. (photo: Optigo Networks)
    Optigo Networks  - 04.05.2018, 19:13

    Bigger, Faster, Stronger

    Optigo Networks is increasing the power of its smart building network platform, Optigo Connect, via a new 8-port Smart Aggregation Switch which hosts 10G of bandwidth and allows seamless expansion of building systems with thousands of devices.

  • ONELAN HQ complex in Reading, United Kingdom. (photo: ONELAN)
    ONELAN Limited  - 04.05.2018, 18:52

    Nashville-based Uniguest Acquires ONELAN

    ONELAN today announced its acquisition by Uniguest, a Nashville-based cybersecurity technology specialist in the secure operating system space. Uniguest delivers market-leading solutions which assist customers in driving guest, shopper, and resident engagement in the hospitality, office retail, and community living industries respectively.

  •  (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 03.05.2018, 16:45

    Rapport to Celebrate International Receptionists’ Day (Wednesday 10 May)

    Rapport, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s guest services business, is proudly championing International Receptionists' Day which is celebrated on the second Wednesday in May each year and in 2018 falls on Wednesday 10th May.

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    Borg and Overström  - 03.05.2018, 16:17

    Borg & Overström Updates Water Dispensers

    Following the announcement of new U1 and U2 models, Borg & Overström have updated its B3 and B4 water dispensers as an even more attractive alternative to bottled water.

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    Panduit Corp  - 03.05.2018, 13:25

    Panduit Cassettes Simplify FM in Universal Rack Systems

    Panduit Europe has announced the launch of fibre optic cassettes with universal polarity.

  • (Left to right): Luis, Kristina and Maria. (photo: Bartlet Mitchell)
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 03.05.2018, 12:45

    A Fruitful World

    Leading UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has prevented more than 500,000 coffee cups from going to landfill, according to figures from its annual CSER report.

  •  (photo: Jamie Oliver Restaurants)
    Aramark Corporation  - 03.05.2018, 01:07

    Aramark and Jamie Oliver in Exclusive Partnership

    Aramark and Jamie Oliver have announced a new 10 year partnership which will see the two companies work together on an exclusive basis to enhance food concepts and delivery across workplaces in Northern Europe, including the United Kingdom and Ireland.

  •  (photo: Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI))
    Codelocks Ltd  - 01.05.2018, 15:55

    Codelocks BDM Elected Chair of Institute of Architectural Ironmongers

    Jo Milne-Rowe, business development manager for Codelocks, has been announced as the new chair of UK national trade association, the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI).

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 01.05.2018, 15:27

    Creativevents to Cater at The Biggest Weekend

    Mitie's specialist outdoor catering business, Creativevents, has been contracted to provide bar and food services during the "Biggest Weekend" - a one-off festival to be hosted by BBC Music and broadcast overTV, radio, and online.

  • MD Andy Havard presenting Ashley Ward with the Ian Williams’ Best Apprentice Mentor 2018 at the recent Qualification Celebration Lunch. (photo: Ian Williams Ltd)
    Ian Williams Limited  - 30.04.2018, 14:12

    South West England Mentor Of The Year

    Ian Williams is delighted to announce contracts manager Ashley Ward has been named "Mentor Of The Year by the CITB Generation for Change programme, at the Constructing Excellence South West awards .

  • Keith Ludeman. (photo: Interserve plc)
    Interserve PLC  - 30.04.2018, 10:34

    Interserve Announces Directorate Change

    Interserve, the international support services and construction group, today announces that Non-Executive Director, Keith Ludeman, is to step down from the Board following the AGM on 12 June 2018.

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    International Facility Management Association (IFMA)  - 30.04.2018, 10:14

    IFMA Approves Petition for UK Chapter

    The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has approved a petition for the formation of a regional chapter within the United Kingdom. The new chapter will offer facility management (FM) professionals direct localised support that taps into the global industry in ways not currently available in the UK market.

  • MasterSeal 7000 CR is the new waterproofing and concrete protection system that meets the challenges in aggressive wastewater environments. (photo: BASF Construction Chemicals)
    BASF SE  - 30.04.2018, 09:58

    Concrete and Steel Protection for Wastewater Environments

    With MasterSeal 7000 CR from Master Builders Solutions, BASF announces an innovation in concrete and steel structure protection for extreme wastewater environments, and builds on its new Xolutec technology which combines application with performance.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 27.04.2018, 13:17

    Superstardom for ISS in the IAOP "Global Outsourcing 100"

    ISS has achieved the highest possible rating for a sixth consecutive year during an annual assessment of leading outsourcing companies from all industries undertaken by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) for its "Global Outsourcing Top 100" listing.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 26.04.2018, 18:01

    Shaping the Future of the Workplace

    Sodexo today released its 2018 Global Workplace Trends report, featuring fresh insights to global workforce leaders and decision makers.

  • The private residential development in Woodford, Essex, which is managed by Strettons. (photo: )
    Delta Security  - 26.04.2018, 15:55

    Securing a Residential Development in Essex

    CCTV and access control specialist Delta Security has further enhanced security at a private residential development in Woodford, Essex, following the installation of a new security system which includes audio-visual access control and aluminium security doors.

  • General's Typhoon™ trailer jet. (photo: General Wire Spring Co)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 26.04.2018, 15:40

    Storming Through Big Line Clogs

    General Pipe Cleaners has upgraded the Typhoon™ trailer jet from General Pipe Cleaners to blow away blockages in even quicker time!

  •  (photo: BURST)
    Dale Office Interiors  - 26.04.2018, 15:17

    Remote Working Improves Staff Retention

    Using specific colours in discrete ‘zones’ around the workplace can increase productivity, according to top colour psychologists and design consultants interviewed by office fit-out specialist Dale Office Interiors who said choosing the right shades should be a key part of any business’s design strategy.

  • Cardiff (photo: Firestone Building Products)
    Firestone Building Products  - 26.04.2018, 14:48

    Firestone Roof Membrane Applied at Landmark Cardiff Scheme

    Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard™ EPDM roofing membrane has been used to finish the roofs of Three Capital Quarter; a seven storey landmark commercial scheme in the centre of Cardiff’s Commercial Enterprise Zone.

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    Lanes Group PLC  - 25.04.2018, 16:47

    Teletubbies, Toys, Boxer Shorts, Dental Instruments Blocking Britain's Sewers

    Drainage industry professionals at Lanes for Drains - part of Lanes Group, the UK’s largest drainage contractor, have been sharing some of the strangest items they have found in the UK’s drains and sewers over the past couple of years, as part of a drive to encourage the public to think more about what they put down the drain.

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    Abintra Consulting  - 25.04.2018, 12:14

    What CIOs Need to Know About Future-proofing Offices

    Companies should future-proof corporate real estate to avoid costs down the line, says Abintra'sTony Booty.

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    Trimble Inc  - 24.04.2018, 16:36

    Trimble to Acquire Viewpoint

    Trimble announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Viewpoint from Bain Capital in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.2billion. Viewpoint is highly complementary to Trimble’s e-Builder business, and will extend Trimble's ability to provide more complete and integrated project, jobsite and business workflows across the construction lifecycle.

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    Cordant Group  - 24.04.2018, 17:27

    Riverside Housing Contract for Cordant Cleaning

    Cordant Cleaning has been awarded a significant contract to provide a range of specialist cleaning services across 560 locations belonging to The Riverside Group, a leading national housing association. This represents the first time that Cordant Cleaning has supplied cleaning services to the UK’s housing sector.

  • A gallant effort: Michael Gallucci at the London Marathon. (photo: MPG QS)
    MPG QS  - 24.04.2018, 16:57

    Charity Run Raises £2,000

    International construction consultant Michael Gallucci raised more than £2,000 for a national disability charity by participating in the London Marathon.

  • St Stephen’s shopping centre in Hull. (photo: Incentive FM Group)
    Incentive FM Group  - 24.04.2018, 12:43

    Winning Big at the REVO ACE Awards

    Incentive FM has been recognised for its work in the retail sector at this year’s REVO ACE Awards which showcase people and places that achieve excellent customer experience.

  • Members of the HVAC-R Expo Saudi team receiving the Best Trade Show Under 10,000 sq.m. Gross award. (photo: dmg events)
    dmg events  - 24.04.2018, 12:14

    HVACR Expo Saudi Wins "Best Trade Show" Award

    HVACR Expo Saudi has received the "Best Trade Show Under 10,000 sq.m" award at the Middle East Special Event Awards 2018.

  • Front elevation of RCS's historic Barry Building which is currently undergoing renovation works. (photo: indy_slug (Wikimedia Commons))
    Churchill Contract Services  - 24.04.2018, 11:51

    Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) Contract

    Churchill London, a division of Churchill Contract Services, has been awarded a combined cleaning and security contract by The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) for its premises in London.

  • Pictured at the merger announcement: David Walsh, CEO, Netwatch Group, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD and Martin Scott, The Riverside Company. (Photo by Conor McCabe Photography). (photo: Conor McCabe Photography)
    Netwatch Group  - 23.04.2018, 18:01

    Onwatch Merges with Irish and US Industry Leaders to form Global Monitoring Group

    Netwatch, the Irish security monitoring company, has announced the establishment of Netwatch Group, following investment from global private equity firm The Riverside Company “Riverside”.

  • Photo by Sigismund von Dobschütz. (photo: Sigismund von Dobschütz)
    ISS Facility Services  - 24.04.2018, 11:19

    Patient Tablet App Wins Australian FM Award for ISS

    ISS Australia is the winner of the healthcare category at this year's Australian FM Innovations Awards, after developing an app to facilitate real-time patient feedback reporting on the cleanliness of sites operated by Northern Health across Victoria.

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    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 23.04.2018, 16:11

    New York City's Coolest Brands to Support Workplace Week 2018

    NEUBERGER BERMAN, DELOS, NICKELODEON and VIACOM are just some of the big names participating in WORKPLACE WEEK 2018 to celebrate and showcase workplace innovation and creativity, with all proceeds donated to the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – New York (IHDF-NY).

  • The location of the Management Recruitment Group's new offices. (photo: )
    The Management Recruitment Group  - 23.04.2018, 13:02

    MRG Relocates to New Offices

    The Management Recruitment Group has opened its new office at the City of London's Gracechurch Street, just 60 metres from Monument tube station.

  •  (photo: Hitachi Rail Europe)
    RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)  - 23.04.2018, 09:23

    RICS Award for Hitachi Rail Europe

    Hitachi Rail Europe's Newton Aycliffe assembly and manufacturing plant has been named ‘Project of the Year' at this year's RICS Awards, North East, which celebrate inspirational land, property and construction initiatives across eight categories.

  • Photo by Carmen Valino. (photo: BIFM)
    Proxyclick SA/NV  - 23.04.2018, 08:49

    Bringing Smart Workplace Experiences to ThinkFM

    Next generation visitor management specialist, Proxyclick, will be on hand at ThinkFM 2018 (stand 5) to inspire and educate FMs about the latest technologies facilitating modern workplace management in the UK’s move towards smart buildings and cities.

  •  (photo: Axis Group)
    Axis Group  - 20.04.2018, 14:54

    Commercial Manager Appointment

    Axis Cleaning and Support Services has appointed Pamela Hamilton as its new commercial manager. Pamela will be responsible for growing the company’s portfolio within the Manufacturing, Food and Transport (MFT) sectors.

  •  (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 20.04.2018, 14:16

    SCA Training Campus Accreditation for Compass House

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has become the first Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) accredited Premier Training Campus in the United Kingdom's contract catering industry.

  • NEC Users' Group seminar. (photo: Thomas Telford/Institution of Civil Engineers)
    Thomas Telford/Institution of Civil Engineers  - 19.04.2018, 15:09

    Lord Adonis to Deliver Keynote Seminar Presentation to NEC Users’ Group

    Lord Adonis, Labour peer and former National Infrastructure Commission chair, is to deliver the keynote address at the 2018 NEC annual seminar on Wednesday, 20 June, where finding a better approach to delivering high-performing infrastructure across the UK will take centre stage.

  • Breezair air conditioners installed in the tent city of Mina Valley in Saudi Arabia. (photo: Seeley International)
    Seeley International  - 19.04.2018, 12:47

    World's Largest Evaporative AC Order

    Seeley International has successfully completed the world’s largest order for evaporative air conditioners, resulting in around 50,000 Australian-made Breezair air conditioners being installed in the tent city of Mina Valley, Saudi Arabia.

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    Bodet Group  - 19.04.2018, 12:00

    Are Your Factory Staff Really Safe?

    International time management specialists Bodet have extended their Harmonys bell and PA system which runs across existing IT networks using Power Over Ethernet (POE), to support evacuation and emergency procedures in industrial and manufacturing facilities.

  •  (photo: Wrightstyle Limited)
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 19.04.2018, 11:22

    Enhanced Class EI90 Fire Door System

    Wrightstyle has introduced a new E190 door system that provides 90 minutes of integrity and insulation.

  •  (photo: thyssenkrupp Materials Services)
    thyssenkrupp Group  - 18.04.2018, 15:43

    World's Biggest Virtual Warehouse

    thyssenkrupp Materials Services is making rapid advances with its digital transformation as it goes "Omnichannel" by digitizing its entire product catalogue for inclusion in the world's biggest virtual warehouse.

  •  (photo: Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme)
    Abraxas Catering  - 17.04.2018, 17:56

    Celebrating CHAS Accreditation

    Abraxas Catering Equipment are pleased to announce their health and safety systems have received accreditation from UK government-sponsored third-party committee, The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) .

  •  (photo: Newburn Power Rental)
    Newburn Power Rental  - 17.04.2018, 15:14

    Construction and FM Power Specialist Shortlisted for Award

    Newburn Power Rental are finalists for the "SafeHire Company of the Year" award at Hire Awards of Excellence 2018 which will be held at Grosvenor House in London later this month.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 17.04.2018, 14:27

    Championing New Lighting Distribution Standards

    NET LED Lighting, a specialist LED lighting distributor to commercial businesses in the UK, has become the latest company to join the Lighting Industry Academy as an ambassador.

  •  (photo: Heightsafe Systems)
    Heightsafe Systems  - 16.04.2018, 12:20

    RoSPA Award for Heightsafe Systems

    Heightsafe Systems have been recognised with a prestigious award in acknowledgement of its practices and achievements for providing its staff, clients, and contractors with the tools to get home safely at the end of the working day.

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    Intratone/Cogelec SAS  - 16.04.2018, 12:06

    Access Control Trial Leads to Housing Portfolio Roll-out

    A trial of Intratone access control systems at Network Homes’ sites across London has been so successful that it resulted in zero faults over two years.

  •  (photo: Electronics for Imaging, Inc. )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 16.04.2018, 10:00

    Achieving Unparalleled Colour Results

    Textile companies can take full advantage of expanded print opportunities with the groundbreaking EFI™ Reggiani COLORS digital printer which Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is launching at the ITM Exhibition in Istanbul (14-17 April ). EFI's exhibit in hall 6, stand 607 also highlights important advances in traditional manufacturing, with new EFI Mezzera technology offering environmentally sustainable dyeing for denim fabric.

  •  (photo: Kafoodle/Vacherin)
    Kafoodle Limited  - 16.04.2018, 09:43

    Kafoodle and Vacherin Launch Bespoke App for Diners

    Kafoodle has partnered with specialist London caterer Vacherin to produce an innovative diner App using the Kafoodle communications framework. The framework will help Vacherin to communicate menu information to diners more effectively.

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    FM Editor  - 13.04.2018, 15:51

    Think Tank Calls for Changes to UK Apprenticeship Levy

    Leading policy think tank Reform has joined the growing clamour for the government to rethink the Apprenticeship Levy introduced a year ago.

  • Merchiston School is Scotland's only all-boys independent school. (photo: Merchiston School)
    Compass Group PLC  - 12.04.2018, 13:48

    Scottish Contract for Chartwells Independent

    Chartwells Independent, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to the independent education sector, has been awarded a new contract to provide catering, hospitality and cleaning services to Merchiston School, in a deal worth £5 million over five years.

  • Telekom AG Zentrale, Bonn Landgrabenweg. (photo: Deutsche Telekom AG/Thomas Ollendorf)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 12.04.2018, 13:20

    ISS to Retain STRABAG PFS Deutsche Telekom Staff

    STRABAG PFS and ISS have reached agreement over the future of more than 3,000 STRABAG personnel affected by the award of Deutsche Telekom's German facilities management (FM) contract to ISS. The contract takes effect from 1 July 2019.

  • Quorn meat-free packaging. (photo: Marlow Foods)
    WPL International  - 11.04.2018, 12:29

    Quorn Manufacturing Plant Wastewater Contract

    WPL has won the contract for wastewater treatment equipment to support expansion of the Quorn production line for Marlow Foods’ Teesside plant. The company is investing £150m in production of the protein-rich meat substitute over the next five years due to fast-growing global demand.

  • (L-R) Serco Asia Pacific CEO Mark Irwin with Lina Edmunds, Robert Meek, and Serco Group CEO Rupert Soames. (photo: Serco ASPAC/Serco Group plc)
    Serco Group Plc  - 11.04.2018, 11:48

    Serco Officers Save Driver

    Patient Transport Officers Lina Edmunds and Robert Meek from Fiona Stanley Hospital in Murdoch, Western Australia, have been recognised with a global award for coming to the aid of an unconscious woman lying in a car on the side of the road.

  •  (photo: British Pest Control Association (BPCA))
    British Pest Control Association  - 10.04.2018, 15:34

    Incorporating Pest Control into Your Maintenance Cycle

    The United Kingdom's national trade body for pest control has released a free guide for facilities managers which highlights the value of an effective maintenance cycle for pest control.

  •  (photo: buildingSMART International)
    Siemens AG  - 01.05.2018, 19:26

    Siemens Joins buildingSMART International

    In March, Siemens' building technologies division became the first building technology vendor to become a strategic partner of buildingSMART International (bSI) by joining the not-for-profit organisation's Strategic Advisory Council and several National Chapters.

  •  (photo: Borg and Overstrom)
    Borg and Overström  - 09.04.2018, 16:55

    Borg & Overström Unveil New U1 and U2 models

    Borg & Overström has added to its popular range of U1 and U2 integrated tap systems. The new models offer stylish dispenser taps together with an impressive throughput of 40 litres per hour, making them ideal for providing a consistent supply of fresh drinking water in busy commercial, hospitality and leisure environments.

  •  (photo: Alliance Packaging, Inc.)
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 09.04.2018, 16:39

    Welcoming the Digital Age

    Alliance Packaging, the Northwestern U.S.’s largest independent corrugated box manufacturer, is adopting high-end direct-to-board digital printing with the purchase of an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass corrugated packaging press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

  • Cobb has served on the boards of Orbitz, Pacific Sunwear, Och-Ziff, and is a former president of eBay's North American Marketplace. (Photography by Nick M. Vedros) (photo: Nick M. Vedros)
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 09.04.2018, 13:21

    Former H&R Block CEO Appointed to ServiceMaster Board

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., today announced the appointment of William C. Cobb to its board of directors.

  • The AvantiGas ON team headed by Dean Ewart (second from left). (photo: AvantiGas ON)
    AvantiGas ON  - 09.04.2018, 13:07

    New Entrant to UK Gas Supply Market

    Britain's commercial gas market is welcoming new mainline supplier AvantiGas ON, a team dedicated to supplying natural gas to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  • The Mayor of Harrogate joins Belzona shareholders and directors for the opening ceremony. (photo: Belzona International)
    Belzona International  - 09.04.2018, 12:35

    Belzona Inaugurates Training and Distribution Centre

    Industrial protective coatings and repair composites manufacturer Belzona has held the opening ceremony for a £6 million state-of-the-art Training and Distribution Centre at its head office site in Harrogate.

  • Sarah Lavell, Lighting Industry Academy operations manager, with Luxbox director, Simon Fox. (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA)/Lighting Industry Academy)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 09.04.2018, 12:04

    Thinking Inside the Lightbox

    The latest industry player to support the vision of the Lighting Industry Academy is relative newcomer to the emergency lighting world, Lux Box Lighting Technology Ltd.

  • Clearabee waste collection operatives in action. (photo: Clearabee)
    Clearabee  - 06.04.2018, 14:58

    FT Names Clearabee one of Europe’s Fastest-growing Companies

    The rapid growth experienced by Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal business, has been recognised today through its inclusion in the FT 1000, the Financial Times’s comprehensive ranking of Europe’s fastest-growing companies.

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    Russell Richardson  - 06.04.2018, 14:03

    Risking Data Breach Fines

    HR managers and recruiters are putting employers at risk of penalties of up to £17.5 million (€20 million) under new rules for protecting job applicants’ CVs that will come into effect on 25th May with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Russell Richardson.

  • Sick bay: Mitie's 'Moptimus Prime' cleaning robot parked in a hospital corridor. (photo: Mitie Group plc)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 06.04.2018, 10:47

    Mitie to Deploy Cleaning Robot at Hertfordshire NHS Sites

    Mitie has announced ‘Moptimus Prime’, its latest generation cleaning robot, will work alongside teams involved with the delivery of a new £55 million multi-service facilities management contract with West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

  • Restaurant Associates' new managing director, Alice Woodwark. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 05.04.2018, 15:06

    Restaurant Associates Announces New Managing Director

    Alice Woodwark has been appointed Managing Director of Restaurant Associates, the fine-dining experience provider that is part of Compass Group (UK & Ireland).

  • Photograph courtesy of Negative Space (photo: Negative Space)
    Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN)  - 04.04.2018, 15:56

    APOLAN on a Smart Building "Fundamental"

    The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), the non-profit organization driving both education and adoption for passive optical local area networks (POL), is providing a roadmap for how POL can streamline an organization’s smart building digital transformation to keep pace with the massive growth in Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility applications.

  • Lake Crescent Lodge in Washington State. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
    Aramark Corporation  - 04.04.2018, 14:52

    Reinventing the Vacation Experience

    Aramark has unveiled extensive building renovations and included some of the United States' most renowned national and state parks as new US destinations for the Spring/Summer 2018 travel season.

  • Visual BACnet capture tool for MS/TP. (photo: Optigo Networks)
    Optigo Networks  - 04.04.2018, 14:18

    Edge-to-Cloud Networks with Visual BACnet Capture

    The future of centralized, Edge-to-Cloud systems has arrived. Vancouver-headquartered Optigo Networks is happy to announce an exciting new suite of Capture Tools, for complete network visibility from server to MS/TP.

  • Photograph courtesy of Thierry Cardineau. (photo: Thierry Cardineau)
    Axis Group  - 03.04.2018, 17:57

    Fronting a Major Lloyd's Underwriter

    Acuity, the Axis Group’s front-of-house division, is providing professional reception and meeting room management services at the London headquarters of Antares Underwriting, an independent Managing Agent at Lloyd’s.

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    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 03.04.2018, 12:28

    ODS to Generate £10.4 Million Funding for Oxford City Council

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the newly launched commercial division of Oxford City Council, plans to deliver £10.4 million back to the Council over the next 4 years to support additional council services. The commitment is the next step in Oxford Direct Services’ plan to grow its commercial services business, alongside improving the efficiency of services provided for the Council.

  • Kevin Swann (left) with Kevin Restell (right). (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    Kentec Electronics  - 03.04.2018, 11:24

    Kentec Appoints Managing Director

    Life safety control systems manufacturer Kentec has appointed Kevin Swann as its new Managing Director. He succeeds Kevin Restell, who is retiring after more than 25 years with the business and its parent company, Hochiki.

  •  (photo: Oxford Direct Services/Oxford City Council)
    Oxford City Council  - 03.04.2018, 08:59

    Launch of Oxford Direct Services (ODS)

    Oxford City Council has today transformed its direct services operations into a wholly-owned social enterprise called Oxford Direct Services Ltd (ODS).

  • CBRE Group  - 30.03.2018, 11:33

    CBRE Urban Photography Competition

    With more than 80,000 entries from 180+ countries, CBRE’s Urban Photographer of the Year competition’s 11th year was its largest and broadest reaching. Richard Morgan, from the United Kingdom, has been named the overall winner of the competition. Mr. Morgan’s image, “What are you looking at?” captures a fascinating street side scene in Poznan, Poland, of a group of onlookers, entranced by a tourist attraction, disrupted by one, direct stare.

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    Sensai Corporation  - 30.03.2018, 00:09

    Modernizing Manufacturing With AI

    Augmented productivity platform for manufacturing operations Sensai has announced the launch of its pilot program in the United States. Sensai increases throughput and decreases downtime with an innovative AI technology that enables manufacturing operations teams to effectively monitor machinery, accurately diagnose problems before they happen and quickly implement solutions.

  •  (photo: General Piple Cleaners/General Wire Springs' Company)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 29.03.2018, 16:50

    Half a Century of Unclogged Drains

    General Pipe Cleaners is celebrating 50 years since the launch of The Kinetic Water Ram™ which harnesses compressed air to unblock drains.

  • Offering the best of both worlds: Janam's XM75 rugged mobile computer. (photo: Janam Technologies, LLC)
    Janam Technologies LLC  - 29.03.2018, 16:26

    Rugged Mobile Computer for Input-intensive Applications

    Leading provider of rugged mobile computers capable of scanning barcodes and communicating wirelessly, Janam Technologies LLC, today introduced the newest and most powerful addition to its XM series of key-based, rugged mobile computers.

  • Sam Bailey seeks to continue the Partnership model and capitalise on Miele’s reputation. (Photograph by Piers Cunliffe). (photo: Piers Cunliffe)
    Miele AG  - 29.03.2018, 10:24

    Miele Appoints GB Sales and Marketing Director

    Miele has appointed Sam Bailey as its new Sales and Marketing Director for the Professional Division in the GB territory. Bailey joins Miele from Dyson where he held a number of key roles overseeing European marketing and global digital operations in its Professional division before spending time in a global senior commercial role within a high growth category.

  • Hubgrade performance monitoring centre. (photo: Veolia)
    Veolia Environnement SA  - 26.03.2018, 11:46

    Reducing Cost and Cutting Carbon

    Veolia has launched a range of energy efficiency and monitoring services designed to help organisations cut emissions, reduce costs and consumption, and achieve ISO 50001 energy management standard compliance.

  • New chargepoint installation at Southampton Airport. (photo: Southampton Airport)
    AGS Airports  - 26.03.2018, 11:30

    Southampton Airport Adds EV Chargepoints

    Southampton Airport is helping power the growing number of electric vehicle (EV) drivers on UK roads with the installation of seven new Pod Point 7kW chargepoints in its short stay and priority parking areas.

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    Axis Security Services  - 26.03.2018, 10:28

    Axis Security to Host Breakfast Briefing

    Axis Security is hosting a Security Briefing which will cover the success of Project Servator – a programme to deny, disrupt and detect hostile reconnaissance by would-be criminals and terrorists – and explore the future developments for the partnership between the Police and the private security sector. The event is being held at BMA House in London on Wednesday 11th April.

  • N117/3000 Delta wind turbine (3.0 MW). © Nordex/Michael Kottmeier. (photo: Nordex Energy GmbH, K.foto/Michael Kottmeier)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 26.03.2018, 09:16

    Nordex Energy Contract for STRABAG

    STRABAG PFS will perform technical facility management (FM) at multiple locations for Nordex Energy GmbH from 1 April 2018. The locations have a total area of approximately 220,000 square. metres, and include administrative and production sites in Hamburg and Rostock.

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    Firestone Building Products  - 22.03.2018, 16:13

    Firestone Refreshes its Online Presence

    Leading supplier of EPDM rubber-based roofing membranes and lining systems, Firestone Building Products UK and Ireland, has made accessing information about the company’s products, capabilities and technical support easier than ever with the launch of a dedicated UK and Ireland website.

  • The Bouwdokken wind farm. (photo: AkzoNobel Global)
    AkzoNobel Global  - 22.03.2018, 09:33

    Purchasing Power

    AkzoNobel, DSM, Google and Philips have begun receiving power from the Bouwdokken wind farm in the Netherlands – a milestone achievement resulting from a unique green energy purchasing consortium they jointly established. All four companies consume a substantial amount of power in the Netherlands, and by working together they are making a significant contribution to delivering on the Netherlands’ renewable energy target of 14 per cent by 2020.

  •  (photo: Peak Oil)
    Cameron Forecourt  - 21.03.2018, 19:27

    Unmanned Fuel Pumps in Peak Condition

    Five years ago, Peak Oil added another facet to their jewel of services when they made the decision to provide their customers with an unmanned fuelling payment facility, giving their customers and the public round the clock self-service fuelling.

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    Interserve PLC  - 21.03.2018, 18:58

    Interserve Refinancing

    Interserve announces that discussions with lenders and other financial stakeholders have continued to progress well, with agreement in principle on major commercial terms now reached. These commercial terms remain subject to credit approval from all providers before the new facilities are finalised. In addition, the lenders have agreed to extend the covenant test deferral date and the maturities of the financing facilities agreed in December 2017 to 30 April 2018 to enable the successful execution of all documentation required for the refinancing.

  • Alan Nathan: already engaging with Axis Security's existing and prospective clients. (photo: Axis Security)
    Axis Security Services  - 21.03.2018, 18:47

    New Business Continuity and Risk Manager

    UK manned guarding and security group Axis Security has appointed Alan Nathan to the newly-created national position of Business Continuity and Risk Manager.

  • New cycle parking facility. (photo: Siemens AG)
    Siemens AG  - 21.03.2018, 18:23

    Safer Cycle Parking for Dutch Railway

    Siemens is delivering 47 self-service cycle parking facilities at Dutch railway stations under a contract that includes system monitoring for eight years.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 21.03.2018, 10:45

    One of the 'World’s Most Admired Companies'

    Aramark Corporation is pleased to once again be named one of FORTUNE's World’s Most Admired Companies, an honor we have proudly shared with our 270,000 team members around the world since 1998.

  •  (photo: Riello UPS)
    Riello UPS  - 21.03.2018, 10:22

    Innovative UPS Maintenance Solution

    A leading manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems is launching a ground-breaking new maintenance plan that promises an emergency response within a set timeframe and guaranteed fix time.

  • Photograph courtesy of Tim Geow. (photo: Tim Geow)
    Okappy Ltd  - 21.03.2018, 09:47

    DNA of the Perfect FM Leader

    It is widely accepted that Facilities Managers must be multi-skilled in order to execute their work. But how can FM leaders adapt to their ever changing environment?

  • STULZ Micro DC. (photo: STULZ)
    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 21.03.2018, 09:21

    Micro Data Center with Optional Direct Liquid-to-chip Cooling

    STULZ's new micro data center, The STULZ Micro DC, can be configured with all the key design aspects of a bricks and mortar data center, including critical power control and monitoring, fire suppression, physical security and precision cooling.

  • New trivago Headquarters Building (© SOP Architekten). (photo: SOP Architekten)
    STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH  - 20.03.2018, 14:12

    IMMOFINANZ Expands STRABAG Dusseldorf FM Partnership

    STRABAG PFS is extending its technical facility management services for commercial property group IMMOFINANZ. In addition to the “PANTA RHEI” office building at Düsseldorf Airport, the company will manage two new buildings at Düsseldorf’s MedienHafen: “FLOAT” (at Speditionsstrasse 15) and the future headquarters of global hotel search platform trivago (at Kesselstrasse 5-7) .

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    Novus Property Solutions  - 20.03.2018, 13:06

    Scottish Decorating and Repair Contracts

    Novus Property Solutions are celebrating more than £700,000 of decorating and repair contract wins with seven organisations in Scotland, including Almond Housing Association and the University of St Andrews.

  • Asst Chief Constable Steve Cooper, Custody Inspector Duncan Collins, MD Care & Custody Health Seb Stewart, Contract Manager Jonathan Montgomery, Asst Mobilisation Manager Nigel Siemen, Relationship Manager Angela Hudson, Custody Inspector David Marsh. (photo: Mitie Group plc)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 20.03.2018, 11:08

    Medical Support Services Contract

    Mitie’s Care & Custody business has been awarded a three-year contract, by the Nottinghamshire Police. Mitie will provide medical support services across two custody suites in the county.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 29.03.2018, 09:54

    Excellence in Roofing Health and Safety

    Mitie has been awarded the Gold standard at this year’s Safety in Roofing Awards. Run by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), this is the seventh year in a row that Mitie has been awarded Gold by the UK’s largest roofing trade association.

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    Magenta Associates  - 20.03.2018, 09:14

    Former i-FM Editor Joins Magenta Associates

    Magenta Associates has appointed Simon Iatrou as its new content manager.

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    Interduct UK  - 19.03.2018, 15:19

    New Accessibility Service

    Northamptonshire-based kitchen ventilation and duct cleaning specialist Interduct UK is adding accessibility to its services offering. The organisation is also welcoming new project manager, Milan Crooks.

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    Ian Williams Limited  - 19.03.2018, 14:51

    Celebrating UK National Apprenticeship Week

    To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018, leading property services specialist Ian Williams held its second Qualification Celebration Lunch at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium. The event which was attended by 32 people, celebrated the company’s apprentice, trainee and staff achievers and recognised the vital contribution they make to the business. Ian Williams is committed to direct delivery of its services and has pledged that 10% of its trade workforce will be made up of apprentices. This programme is managed by the Ian Williams Academy which delivered over 4,000 days of training and personal development in 2017.

  • Photography by Nancy Kuehn. (photo: Nancy Kuehn)
    News Editor  - 19.03.2018, 14:38

    Ecolab Posts Strong Sales Growth

    Ecolab has published its annual report for fiscal year 2017, revealing sales growth of 5 per cent and adjusted (diluted) earnings per share of 7 per cent.

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    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 19.03.2018, 09:21

    Speak up During National Conversation Week

    Today's the start of ‘National Conversation Week’ in the United Kingdom, which aims to promote better engagement and interaction between people.

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    Carillion PLC  - 19.03.2018, 07:21

    FRC Investigates Carillion Financial Statements

    The UK's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has commenced an investigation into the conduct of Mr Richard Adam and Mr Zafar Khan, former Group Finance Directors of Carillion plc and members of the ICAEW, in relation to the preparation and approval of the financial statements of Carillion plc for the years ended 31 December 2014, 2015 and 2016, and the six months ended 30 June 2017, and the preparation and reporting of other financial information during the period 2014-2017 .

  • HRH, The Princess Royal, presenting Jacquie Smart with her Butler Trust Awards certificate. (photo: Mitie Care & Custody)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 16.03.2018, 16:20

    Mitie Employees Recognised for Outstanding Service

    Mitie Care & Custody employees Dorothy Coomber and Jackie Smart have received Butler Trust Awards from HRH, The Princess Royal, at a ceremony yesterday at St James' Palace.

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    Waterscan Limited  - 16.03.2018, 11:18

    Taking the Water Sector by Storm

    Waterscan is delighted to unveil Intellistorm® - the future of water reuse and flood resilience.

  • Full house: more than 160,000 supporters are expected to visit Twickenham for the championships. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 16.03.2018, 10:55

    Catering for The Six Nations' Return to Twickenham

    As Levy UK and Twickenham Stadium prepare to welcome the final NatWest Six Nations match this weekend, England face Ireland at the home of England Rugby, where more than 80,000 fans will be catered for in one of the country’s biggest catering operations in UK sport.

  • Michigan State University research center. (photo: Michegan State University (MSU))
    Aircuity Inc  - 16.03.2018, 14:03

    Michigan State University Migrates to Next-Generation Ventilation Platform

    Aircuity has migrated systems at Michigan State University from its original airside solution platform to the next-generation Aircuity 2.0. To date two of the nine systems installed on campus have been migrated with the remaining seven scheduled to be completed. MSU has already used the next generation web app for insight into the operation of their labs.

  • Ian Williams' board of directors. (photo: )
    Ian Williams Limited  - 15.03.2018, 14:15

    Ian Williams 2017 Full-Year Results

    Ian Williams, one of the UK’s largest property services companies within the education, commercial and housing sectors, announces good full-year results to 5 November 2017.

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    Proxyclick SA/NV  - 15.03.2018, 13:36

    Free GDPR Workshop

    Get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with the latest in Proxyclick’s educational workshop series next week (Thursday March 22nd, 4pm GMT).

  •  (photo: AkzoNobel Global)
    AkzoNobel Global  - 15.03.2018, 11:20

    The Story of a Remarkable Year

    AkzoNobel’s integrated Report 2017 is now available online. Featuring interactive content, infographics and videos, the dedicated site includes the company’s financial results and business highlights from 2017.

  • Scaling new heights: The Abraxas team's charity fundraising initiative will begin with a 240ft abseil. (photo: Abraxas Catering)
    Abraxas Catering  - 15.03.2018, 10:56

    Commemorating 20 Years

    Abraxas Catering are pleased to announce they will be celebrating their 20th anniversary in business with charity events to support Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC).

  • Photograph by Gregor Rom. (photo: Gregor Rom)
    News Editor  - 15.03.2018, 09:26

    Serco and Saudi Medical Group Expand IFM Partnership

    Serco and Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group have agreed to ‘expand and develop' their Serco Saudi Services integrated facilities management joint-venture (JV) which was established in 2013.

  • Reem Central Park - Al Reem Island. Developer: Aldar properties. Est. Completion Date: Q4, 2019. (photo: dmg events)
    dmg events  - 15.03.2018, 08:58

    World's Largest Theme Park Nearing Completion

    Dubai is no stranger to world records. The world’s tallest building (the 828 m Burj Khalifa), the world’s largest indoor theme park (the IMG Worlds of Adventure, as big as 28 football fields), and the world’s biggest shopping mall (the Dubai Mall, with over 1,200 shops), are just some of the landmarks that elevated the Arabian city to a leading tourist destination, with over 15 million visitors in 2017.

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    Interserve PLC  - 15.03.2018, 02:09

    OHSAS 18001 Accreditation for Interserve

    Interserve is among one of the first ten UK and worldwide companies to have been independently assessed by BSI and achieve conformity to ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety.

  • Anaheim Angels vs Boston Red Sox at Angels Stadium. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
    Aramark Corporation  - 15.03.2018, 01:50

    Out of the Park

    Aramark has spent the off-season reviewing consumer insights and exploring local food trends, to identify the foods and flavors Major League Baseball fans are craving.

  • VSG's managerial team at The OSPAs. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 15.03.2018, 01:37

    Outstanding Contract Security Company of the Year

    Compass Group subsidiary VSG has been named ‘Outstanding Contract Security Company of the Year’ at the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) ceremony held in the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.

  • Image courtesy of Andrew Weber. (photo: Andrew Weber)
    Association of Noise Consultants (ANC)  - 15.03.2018, 01:19

    Acoustic Awards Programme

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) in the United Kingdom is expanding the number of categories for its acclaimed awards programme from four to seven in 2018.

  • (Photograph by BJP Photography). (photo: BJP Photography Ltd)
    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM)  - 14.03.2018, 11:52

    Success at UK Government Global Security Event

    Integrated Security Management (ISM) has hailed the success of Security and Policing 2018, the official UK Government global security event held in March, reporting positive interest in its latest Integrated Security Management System (ISMS) – a technology that takes Physical Information Management (PSIM) technology to another level.

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    Vacherin Limited  - 13.03.2018, 15:53

    Nutrition and Hydration Week 2018

    This week marks Nutrition and Hydration Week 2018 in the United Kingdom - an awareness campaign which aims to bring attention to the importance and necessity of keeping hydrated and well-nourished.

  •  (photo: pexels-photo-209719)
    Emcor Group Inc.  - 13.03.2018, 15:36

    OHS First for Emcor UK

    EMCOR UK has become one of the first companies in the world to receive ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety certification, following an independent assessment by business improvement company BSI.

  • (Photograph courtesy of Burst). (photo: Burst.)
    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 13.03.2018, 15:22

    World Sleep Day

    Friday, 16th March 2018, marks World Sleep Day, an annual celebration of sleep and call to action on important sleep issues organised by the World Sleep Society.

  •  (photo: Sodexo S.A.)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 12.03.2018, 14:12

    Group Executive Committee Changes

    Sodexo has announced two changes within its Group Executive Committee.

  • The now even better Harmonys product range. (photo: Bodet Ltd)
    Bodet Group  - 12.03.2018, 13:52

    Upgrade to Industry Leading IP/POE Lockdown Alert, Bell & PA System

    Following positive feedback from customers, Bodet has dramatically extended the range of features and benefits available for Harmonys - the lockdown alert, bell and PA system that takes its power and transmits data over an existing IP/POE network, minimising cabling so installation is quick and easy.

  •  (photo: dmg events)
    dmg events  - 12.03.2018, 13:17

    Success Lies in the Finer Details

    Dubai Media Office has released a stunning video update on Expo 2020 Dubai, putting Middle East mega-builds back in the spotlight. The video, available on twitter, shows development of the centrepiece Al Wasl Plaza, the Sustainability and Mobility pavilions, and the Dubai Metro expansion.

  •  (photo: Vega Global/Vega Europe)
    VEGA Global  - 12.03.2018, 13:35

    Listen with Your Eyes

    Vega Europe are pleased to announce the recent addition of an "Acoustic Treatment and Furnishings" division.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 09.03.2018, 16:20

    Switch to Energy-efficient Street Lighting

    Upgrading street lighting to more efficient LED technology can offer huge benefits, lower energy costs, controllability, improved landscape aesthetics and reduced light pollution, and enhanced safety for pedestrians and motorists. Yet only around 1 in 5 of the street lights in the UK is currently LED.

  • The new demonstration facility at Woburn Place, near London's Euston Station. (photo: Eyevis UK)
    eyevis UK  - 09.03.2018, 15:04

    London Demo Venue

    Control room video wall and audio visual company eyevis UK has opened a new London demonstration venue to cope with increased demand for its technology.

  •  (photo: Optex Europe)
    OPTEX Europe  - 09.03.2018, 09:34

    Intertraffic Launch for ViiK Sensors

    OPTEX has announced the EMEA launch of a new series of easy-to-install vehicle sensors at Intertraffic–the world’s leading traffic solutions event, in Amsterdam from 20th to 23rd March.

  • (Photography by CLS Graphics). (photo: clsgraphics)
    News Editor  - 08.03.2018, 17:32

    Showcasing Female Leadership

    London-based property insurance repairs specialist Sarrani is attributing its success to being female-led, as it commemorates International Women’s Day.

  •  (photo: Association of Noise Consultants (ANC))
    Association of Noise Consultants (ANC)  - 07.03.2018, 11:11

    Contribute to The Acoustics, Ventilation and Overheating Guide

    ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, has made a draft of its "Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide" available for comment and further technical input.

  • Photography by Mirceau Iancu. (photo: Mirceau Iancu)
    Incentive FM Group  - 07.03.2018, 10:57

    SWC Gains IRATA Certification

    SWC, part of Incentive FM Group, has been recognised for its high standard of rope access working and been awarded Corporate membership of the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA). The body aims to promote a high standard of working practices across the industry providing clients with peace of mind that they are receiving a professional service that fully complies with health and safety regulations.

  • Donor Wall panel. (photo: Michael Courtney Design )
    Michael Courtney Design  - 07.03.2018, 10:04

    Recognizing Advocacy and Action

    The College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University (APDesign) selected Seattle-based Michael Courtney Design (MCD) to design two recognition elements for the expansion of their home, Seaton Hall. The $75 million renovation project included 80,000 square feet of Seaton Hall and added 114,000 square feet of new construction. The building includes integrated design labs, collaborative spaces, new technology, consolidated fabrication capabilities and a 300-seat auditorium.

  • (L-R) Luca Tibaldini, UL, Steve Davies LIA CEO, Anton Borovy, LIA, Tariq Malik, LIA, Roberto Inclinati, UL, Steven Wong, UL. (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 06.03.2018, 16:22

    Simplifying Luminaire Testing and Certification

    UK lighting industry trade body the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and the global safety science organisation, UL, have announced a new agreement aimed to establish a strong collaboration that will simplify the testing and certification services for UK lighting manufacturers wishing to achieve third party testing and approval.

  • Business people walking together in the city (photo: pexels-photo-429248)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 06.03.2018, 13:30

    Gender-Balanced Management Teams Perform Better

    Research by Sodexo reveals gender-balanced teams (with a male-to-female ratio of between 40 and 60 per cent), are more successful when measured by a range of management metrics and key performance indicators (KPI) - including operating margins, client satisfaction and employee retention.

  • ISM's IP Connect range. (photo: ISM UK Ltd)
    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM)  - 06.03.2018, 11:44

    Launch of IP Connect Range

    Door entry and intercom system designer and manufacturer Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM) has announced a new portfolio of IP-based solutions.

  •  (photo: British Pest Control Association (BPCA))
    British Pest Control Association  - 05.03.2018, 16:35

    Extending Pest Control Services

    The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) will be signposting the FM industry to options for diversifying skillsets at a key national event.

  •  (photo: Allegion UK)
    Allegion Plc  - 05.03.2018, 11:32

    Senior UK Sales Appointment

    Allegion UK has appointed Philip Hamilton as business development manager of its UK business to strengthen Allegion’s new and existing business opportunities in the North.

  • Photograph courtesy of Alexander Dummer. (photo: Alexander Dummer)
    FM Editor  - 05.03.2018, 11:16

    UK National Apprenticeship Week

    Today, Monday 5th March, marks the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), an annual awareness event that highlights the importance of alternative routes into work.

  •  (photo: Electronics for Imaging, Inc. )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 05.03.2018, 09:07

    EFI Strengthens Leadership Team

    Electronics For Imaging has announced three additions to its senior leadership team.

  • Kate Cook. (photo: Bartlett Mitchell)
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 01.03.2018, 23:18

    Appointment Strengthens Commitment to Healthy Eating

    Leading UK independent caterer Bartlett Mitchell has strengthened its commitment to nutrition and wellbeing with the appointment of Kate Cook.

  •  (photo: Incentive FM Group)
    Incentive FM Group  - 01.03.2018, 22:56

    New Group Finance Director

    Independent UK-based facilities management company Incentive FM Group has appointed Alan Terhoven to Group Finance Director.

  • Gen-Eye® USB video inspection system. (photo: General Wire Springs Company)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 01.03.2018, 22:36

    Gen-Eye® USB Video Inspection

    The new Gen-Eye® USB video inspection system from General Pipe Cleaners lets you record videos and photos on popular USB flash drives.

  • The Simpson Tower in Toronto. (photo: CINTEC North America)
    CINTEC International  - 01.03.2018, 22:12

    Restoration of Toronto's Historic Simpson Tower

    CINTEC North America announces it recently helped restore the Simpson Tower, a famous Canadian landmark, and one of the tallest buildings in Toronto.

  • Janam XT100. (photo: Janam Tellecommunications LLC)
    Janam Technologies LLC  - 01.03.2018, 20:46

    Value-Driven Rugged Smartphone

    Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, today announced the launch of the XT100 rugged touch computer.

  •  (photo: Delta Security)
    Delta Security  - 01.03.2018, 11:39

    Protecting People and Robots

    CCTV and access control specialist Delta Security is helping to protect employees, delivery robots and intellectual property at a London-based transportation and logistics company with the installation of an integrated, Cloud-based security solution.

  • The Voyager SaaS platform will streamline Atlas Residential UK's build to rent portfolio management and reporting. (photo: Yardi)
    Atlas Residential  - 01.03.2018, 10:46

    Atlas Residential UK Appoints Yardi for Build to Rent Portfolio

    Build to rent owner-operator Atlas Residential UK has selected Yardi Voyager 7S® as its property, marketing and accounting management platform.

  •  (photo: Lorin Industries, Inc.)
    Lorin Industries Inc  - 01.03.2018, 09:43

    Superior Strength and Flexibility

    Lorin Industries has pioneered a new coil anodizing process that protect and strengthens aluminum/aluminium whilst improving its aesthetic properties.

  •  (photo: Rentokil Initial plc)
    News Editor  - 01.03.2018, 08:30

    Strong Growth from Rentokil Initial

    FTSE 100 business services group Rentokil Initial has announced revenue growth of 14.5 per cent and on-going operating profits of 14.8 per cent in preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2017.

  •  (photo: AkzoNobel Global)
    AkzoNobel Global  - 28.02.2018, 10:45

    Rotterdam Waste-to-Chemistry Facility

    A consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development agreement covering initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry facility in Rotterdam.

  • Image courtesy of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). (photo: United Nations Development Programme)
    ISS Facility Services  - 28.02.2018, 10:26

    ISS Corporate Responsibility Report

    ISS has published its 2017 Corporate Responsibility report which provides an overview of the facility services provider's impact on the lives of millions of people through its global operations.

  • Kasbah des Oudaias et Oued Bou Regreg (Rabat, Maroc). (photo: Pline (Commons Wikimedia))
    dmg events  - 28.02.2018, 09:56

    $49.8 Billion of Moroccan Construction

    The construction sector in Morocco is experiencing sharp growth on the back of government investments that seek to meet the needs of a rising population, according to the "Morocco Construction Market Outlook” report.

  • SEAFUEL project team. (photo: Logan Energy)
    Logan Energy  - 27.02.2018, 19:24

    European Hydrogen Project

    From the dockside of Methil to the seaside of Tenerife – a revolutionary hydrogen project is set to change the way island nations are fuelled.

  • CyberCool 2 series
    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 27.02.2018, 11:42

    Climate-friendly CyberCool 2 'ze chillers'

    STULZ has expanded its product portfolio by introducing additional “ze chillers” to the CyberCool 2 series.

  •  (photo: Pixabay)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 27.02.2018, 11:17

    Mitie Mobilises App to Combat UK Cold Weather Snap

    With Siberian winds sweeping in from the East, snow falling across the country, and predicted temperatures feeling like -15 degrees, Mitie's winter maintenance team is geared up for action in a bid to keep Britain moving and protect the public from slips, trips and falls on icy grounds.

  • Welcoming apprentices: Halsmere Studios in London. (photo: Collegiate AC)
    Collegiate AC  - 27.02.2018, 10:42

    Opening the Doors to Apprentices

    Although claims by the chairman of the House of Commons' Education Select Committee that many graduates receive ‘paltry returns’ from conventional university degrees have sparked a debate about the need for radical change to address students and employer needs, much is being done to support degree apprenticeships.

  • (© Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH) (photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 27.02.2018, 10:17

    Shining Bright

    After its success in 2016 the LIA Lighting Pavilion returns bigger and better to Light+Building (18 - 23 March 2018, Frankfurt), the world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology.

  • Photograph courtesy of Aero Icanis. (photo: Aero Icanis.)
    Siemens AG  - 26.02.2018, 23:43

    Improving Safety at LaGuardia International Airport

    A major redevelopment and construction project is designed to completely modernise New York’s LaGuardia Airport into a world-class transportation hub that will better serve the tens of millions of passengers that use the airport each year.

  •  (photo: hfx Ltd)
    hfx Ltd  - 26.02.2018, 12:55

    Driving Productivity in FM

    hfx and Autotime Solutions have joined forces to launch EveryOneCloud, a cloud-based Attendance and Location Management portal which provides Facilities Management contractors with the convenience to track their workforce in real-time.

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    Russell Richardson  - 26.02.2018, 12:34

    Businesses Failing to Destroy Sensitive Documents

    Almost a third of UK businesses are failing to destroy sensitive data despite the imminent introduction of strict data security legislation, according to a recent survey.

  •  (photo: ISS A/S)
    ISS Facility Services  - 26.02.2018, 12:07

    Disposal of UK Landscaping Business

    ISS UK has successfully exchanged contracts to sell its Landscaping Business to Tivoli Group Limited, a company backed by Sullivan Street Partners. The divestment is in line with ISS’ overall strategy and will see the transfer of around 1,100 operational staff and support functions to Sullivan Street Partners.

  • 'Meticulously planned' construction: care is being taken to minimise disruption from installation works. (photo: Keele University)
    Vital Energi  - 26.02.2018, 11:52

    Keele University Contract

    Vital Energi have been successful in their bid to expand Keele University’s current Horwood energy centre, and install an additional district heating network to connect the new Central Science Laboratories (CSL) building.

  •  (photo: APEX, Vega Global)
    VEGA Global  - 23.02.2018, 12:47

    AV Provider of Excellence

    Vega Global has received AVIXA "AV Provider of Excellence" recognition for the fourth consecutive year.

  • Kevin McCarthy and Frank Casey of ResourceKraft proudly accept the 2018 Green Technology Award. (photo: ResourceKraft)
    ResourceKraft Ltd  - 23.02.2018, 12:02

    Green Ireland Technology Award

    ResourceKraft has been named winner of The Green Technology Award at The 2018 Green Ireland Awards. The Awards, now in their tenth year, honour key innovators and leaders in best green practice within the Republic.

  • Restroom. (photo: Signbox Ltd)
    Signbox Ltd  - 23.02.2018, 11:33

    Wayfinding and Signage Installations

    Signbox has provided innovative wayfinding and external illuminated signage solutions for the five-storey Charter Building in Uxbridge.

  • Bartlett Mitchell is creating a pipeline of talent to support future growth. (photo: Bartlett Mitchell)
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 23.02.2018, 10:40

    PEAR Talent Scheme

    Bartlett Mitchell today launched a new people development scheme aimed at nurturing talent, supporting succession planning and attracting new stars to the business.

  • Chartwell teams at Will Perrin Court Elm Park Kitchen Social Club. (photo: Compass Group)
    Compass Group PLC  - 22.02.2018, 10:20

    Supporting Hungry London Children

    Social mobility charity, Mayor’s Fund for London is pleased to announce a new partnership with Chartwells, specialist provider of catering to the education sector, to support the Fund’s Kitchen Social programme.

  •  (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    Kentec Electronics  - 20.02.2018, 11:48

    In the Spotlight at SICUR 2018

    Life safety system specialists Kentec Electronics’ Taktis Fire fire alarm control range is taking centre-stage at the SICUR 2018 International Security Safety & Fire Exhibition at Feria de Madrid.

  •  (photo: Cambridge Maintenance Services)
    Cambridge Maintenance Services  - 20.02.2018, 11:26

    First FM Company to Use Pioneering Monitoring Technology

    Cambridge Maintenance Services (CMS) has become the first company in its industry to provide its clients with innovative cloud-based monitoring solutions using Watchman Monitoring technology.

  •  (photo: Vantage Space)
    Vantage Space  - 20.02.2018, 10:44

    Visualizing Workplace Utilization Data

    Vantage Space is prototyping an augmented reality analysis platform for workplace utilization and occupancy studies. Augmented Reality is the overlaying of digital images onto a real world view in real time through a camera of an electronic device.

  • Photograph courtesy of ODI Design. (photo: ODI)
    Servest Group  - 19.02.2018, 12:07

    Acquisition of Aktrion Group

    Servest has acquired the Aktrion Group, a specialist in the provision of bespoke manufacturing support services, to further its growth and diversification strategy. The acquisition now sees the Group’s annual turnover increase to in excess of £1 billion globally.

    BASF SE  - 16.02.2018, 10:09

    2018 German Design Award

    SLENTITE®, the high-performance insulating material from BASF based on PU aerogel, has received the 2018 German Design Award ("Building and Elements" category) from the Design Council for excellent design.

  • Photograph courtesy of Scottish Canals. (photo: Scottish Canals)
    Servest Group  - 15.02.2018, 15:15

    Scottish Canals Contract for Servest

    Servest has won a building services contract from Scottish Canals following a competitive tender. Scottish Canals is the public corporation of the Scottish Government responsible for managing the country's inland waterways.

  •  (photo: CBRE Group)
    CBRE Group  - 15.02.2018, 11:56

    CBRE Makes Senior Appointments

    CBRE Group has announced that Jack Durburg, Danny Queenan and Martin Samworth have been named Group Presidents.

  •  (photo: Carillion Group plc)
    Serco Group Plc  - 15.02.2018, 00:10

    Update on Health FM Acquisition

    Further to the announcement on 13 December 2017, Serco Group plc has provided an update on its planned acquisition of a portfolio of selected UK health facilities management contracts from certain subsidiaries of Carillion plc.

  • Cheshire West and Chester Delamere Street car park. (photo: WPS Parking Systems BV)
    WPS Parking Systems BV  - 14.02.2018, 12:44

    Intelligent Parking Award Nomination

    Cheshire West and Chester Council’s new concessionary parking system which was designed and installed by WPS, has been nominated for the "Intelligent Parking Award" at the British Parking Awards.

  • Photography by Umezo Kamata. (photo: Umezo Kamata.)
    Proxyclick SA/NV  - 14.02.2018, 16:56

    Paper Logbooks and EU GDPR Compliance

    Visitor management specialist Proxyclick is urging organisations to consider digital alternatives to visitor books, in light of The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25 May.

  •  (photo: British Pest Control Association (BPCA))
    British Pest Control Association  - 13.02.2018, 20:53

    Poison-resistant Rats Spark Trade Body Warning

    The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is highlighting the importance of expert pest control after a report revealed a new generation of rats carrying a genetic mutation which makes them resistant to conventional poison.

  • Legionella awareness training seminar. (photo: SOCOTEC Group)
    The SOCOTEC Group  - 13.02.2018, 16:10

    Legionella Training Achieves UK City & Guilds Accreditation

    SOCOTEC (formerly ESG) has recently been accredited by City & Guilds for Legionella training.

  • Getting the job done: Interserve will keep planes on schedule and ensure they are in flawless condition. (photo: Interserve Group Plc)
    Interserve PLC  - 13.02.2018, 10:57

    Groundforce Spanish Airports Contract for Interserve

    International support services and construction group, Interserve, has won a facilities services contract worth over £10 million with Globalia’s handling division – Groundforce - to provide aircraft cleaning services for planes across multiple airports in Spain.

  •  (photo: ISS A/S)
    ISS Facility Services  - 13.02.2018, 09:01

    Best German Service Provider for Mid-Sized Companies

    ISS Germany has been recognised as “Best Service Provider for Medium-Sized Companies 2018” within the property and facility services sector by WirtschaftsWoche magazine for the second year running.

  • Supported by the industry's biggest brands: The Lighting Industry Academy. (photo: Lighting Industry Association/Luxonic)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 12.02.2018, 16:23

    Luxonic Becomes Lighting Industry Academy Ambassador

    For over 30 years, Luxonic’s passion for developing and manufacturing energy efficient equipment has seen the company deliver a portfolio of lighting products to some of the world’s most innovative businesses - and earn its accolade as one of the UK’s foremost designers of lighting solutions.

  • Now helping even more end-users: the PACOM 8003 intelligent control panel. (photo: Stanley Product & Technology)
    STANLEY Product and Technology  - 12.02.2018, 13:21

    PACOM 8003 Achieves BS8243 PD662-2017 Compliance

    PACOM Systems, part of leading provider of security and access control solutions STANLEY Product & Technology, has announced its PACOM 8003 intelligent security control panel has achieved BS8243 PD662-2017 approval.

  • New lighting installation at Cardiff Airport. (photo: Salisbury Group)
    Salisbury Group  - 12.02.2018, 12:41

    Transforming Lighting at Cardiff Airport

    Salisbury Group has completed a landmark contract with Cardiff Airport to transform its energy usage.

  • The Odyssey Complex in Belfast (Photograph courtesy of William Murphy). (photo: William Murphy)
    Axis Communications  - 12.02.2018, 10:54

    Securing the Future

    The Odyssey Complex, a premier entertainment venue in Belfast that plays host to many of the city’s high-profile concerts, exhibitions and sporting events, has installed a future-proofed IP security solution that ensures its 1,000,000 visitors each year can enjoy the facilities in a safe and secure environment.

  • Gareth Fanning (left) and Stephen Connolly (right). (photo: Mitie Group)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 12.02.2018, 10:24

    Senior Hires for Mitie Ireland

    Mitie Ireland today announces that it has appointed Gareth Fanning as Business Development Director and Stephen Connolly as People Director. These appointments further bolster the breadth of experience in Mitie’s Executive Team in Ireland.

  • Mitie's new Group Head of Corporate Real Estate, Andrew Smart. (photo: Mitie Group)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 09.02.2018, 12:23

    Mitie Appoints Group Head of Corporate Real Estate

    Mitie Group has appointed Andrew Smart as Group Head of Corporate Real Estate. Andrew will be a member of the senior leadership team in the Professional Services and Connected Workspace division.

  •  (photo: Klaxit)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 09.02.2018, 11:41

    Acquisition of Minority Stake in Klaxit

    Sodexo's strategic investment fund, Sodexo Ventures, has acquired a minority stake in Klaxit, a start-up pioneer in home-to-work carpooling.

  •  (photo: pexels-photo-208674)
    European Rental Association (ERA)  - 08.02.2018, 15:46

    The Millennial Mismatch and Workforce Imbalances

    A new, Europe-wide study supported by ERA, the European Rental Association, has unearthed a number of worrying trends the rental equipment industry must counter to attract and retain its future workforce.

  • Adam Kingl, Executive Director of Thought Leadership, Executive Education at The London Business School (LBS). (photo: London Business School)
    Speakers Corner  - 08.02.2018, 14:57

    Reconsidering the Workplace Dynamic

    Adam Kingl, Executive Director of Thought Leadership, Executive Education, for London Business School, recently joined Speakers Corner for the fifth and final instalment of their “In Conversation With…” video series, in which business leaders and creative minds share their experiences and give business advice.

  •  (photo: Thomas Telford/Institution of Civil Engineers)
    Thomas Telford/Institution of Civil Engineers  - 08.02.2018, 12:01

    On-the-go 'Digital Library' Access to NEC4’s Contracts Suites

    NEC4 users can now access the full suite of contracts anywhere and anytime from any computer or mobile device, following the pioneering launch of the NEC ‘Digital Library’ platform this week.

  • Wakefield BID Ambassadors with PCSO and BID Manager, Elizabeth Murphy. (photo: Wakefield BID)
    Wakefield BID  - 07.02.2018, 17:52

    Wakefield BID Appoints Business Ambassadors

    Wakefield Business Improvement District (BID) has hired two ambassadors as part of its commitment to make the city in Northern England a better place to do business.

  • First of its kind: the b2b event was well received by real estate industry representatives. (photo: UK Apartment Association (UKAA))
    Dominic Martin  - 07.02.2018, 16:35

    Inaugural UKAA Trade Show Expo

    Dominic Martin, Operations Director at Atlas Residential and Chair of the UK Apartment Association (UKAA)'s Policy Committee, shares his thoughts on the association's first Trade Show Expo which took place yesterday on 6 February.

  • Photography by Kong Ruksiam. (photo: Kong Ruksiam)
    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM)  - 07.02.2018, 13:47

    Enterprise ISMS Technology Receives UK CPNI Approval

    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM) has received formal notification from the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) that its Genesys integrated security management system (ISMS) has met the CPNI standard for CAPSS.

  • The new app provides for the easy identification of  (and concentration of cleaning resources on) “grot spots”. (photo: Serco Group plc)
    Serco Group Plc  - 06.02.2018, 13:41

    Global Award for Serco Street Cleaner

    A Serco street-cleaning supervisor working on our environmental services contract with Hammersmith and Fulham Council has been recognised by the company with a global award after he developed an innovative app in his own spare time which helps to ensure cleaner streets for local residents.

  •  (photo: ServiceMaster Global)
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 06.02.2018, 13:26

    ServiceMaster to Announce Q4 and Full-Year 2017 Results

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), today announced a plan to release its unaudited fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 financial results after 6 a.m. central time (7 a.m. eastern time) on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

  • The  survey-based LeesmanIndex facilitates workplace performance benchmarking. (photo: pexels-workplace-coworking)
    Emcor Group Inc.  - 06.02.2018, 12:19

    Sector First for EMCOR UK

    EMCOR UK announces it has recently become the facilities management sector's first Leesman® consulting partner and will offer clients the Leesman standardised benchmarking survey for assessing how the entire workplace experience is supporting occupants.

  • Photograph courtesy of WDnet Agency. (photo: WDnet Agency)
    RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)  - 06.02.2018, 09:35

    Ombudsman Services Withdraws ADR

    Ombudsman Services has announced it will no longer be offering alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in the UK, with regard to building surveyors, managing agents, estate agents and letting agents, and their services, from 6 August 2018.

  •  (photo: Ian Williams Limited)
    Ian Williams Limited  - 05.02.2018, 17:00

    UK National Housing Maintenance Forum Apprenticeship Award

    Ian Williams was delighted to be announced the winner of the National Housing Maintenance Forum (NHMF) Best Apprentice Scheme in their 2018 awards which highlight ingenuity and success within the housing sector.

  •  (photo: RobecoSAM)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 05.02.2018, 14:21

    11th Consecutive RobecoSAM Award for Sodexo

    Sodexo has received the prestigious RobecoSAM “Sustainability Yearbook” award for the eleventh year in a row.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Academy)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 05.02.2018, 13:51

    Right Light, Right Place, Right Time

    Need help getting your energy saving lighting installation off the ground?

  • Cardinia Real Estate UK Ltd Bankside (photo: Signbox Ltd)
    Signbox Ltd  - 05.02.2018, 13:29

    Bringing Life and Character to the Southbank

    Signbox has printed and installed 39 graphic artworks at new Cardinia Real Estate UK properties in London. Previously home to RBS, the two adjacent buildings on the Southbank now house a leading marketing communications firm and needed an injection of colour and character to reflect the ethos of the new occupants.

  • The Suffragette that Knew Jiu-Jitsu. The Arrest. By Arthur Wallis Mills, originally published in 1910 in Punch and The Wanganui Chronicle. (photo: Punch)
    Bartlett Mitchell  - 05.02.2018, 12:51

    "Women Who Inspire" Awards

    Bartlett Mitchell has launched the ‘Women Who Inspire’ awards to commemorate the centenary of female enfranchisement in the United Kingdom.

  •  (photo: Thames Valley Awards)
    Active Workplace Services  - 05.02.2018, 12:01

    Thames Valley SME of the Year

    Workplace specialists and relocation firm, Active, has been awarded ‘SME of the Year’ at the prestigious Thames Valley Business and Community Awards.

  • Simon Alderson brings a wealth of security industry experience, and will oversee First Response Group's rebrand. (photo: Russ Witherington 2012)
    First Response Group  - 05.02.2018, 10:59

    New CEO for UK Security Company

    First Response Group (FRG) has announced the appointment of Simon Alderson as its CEO. Simon will implement the multiservice and security provider's partnership business plan and rebrand the group to "FRG".

  •  (photo: e-builder)
    Trimble Inc  - 02.02.2018, 20:54

    $500 Million Acquisition Enhances Trimble's Construction Management Platform

    Trimble announced today it has acquired privately-held e-Builder, a leading SaaS-based construction program management solution for capital program owners and program management firms. e-Builder extends Trimble's ability to accelerate industry transformation by providing an integrated project delivery solution for owners, program managers and contractors across the design, construct and operate lifecycle.

  • Photography by Achilles Demircan. (photo: Achilles Demircan)
    Dale Office Interiors  - 02.02.2018, 16:48

    Colour Zones Key to Workplace Performance

    Using specific colours in discrete ‘zones’ around the workplace can increase productivity, according to top colour psychologists and design consultants interviewed by office fit-out specialist Dale Office Interiors who said choosing the right shades should be a key part of any business’s design strategy.

  • The Midea/FG Europe team at HVACR 2018. (photo: Midea/FG Europe )
    Midea Group ,  FG Europe  - 02.02.2018, 15:51

    Midea and FG Europe at HVACR 2018

    Midea and FG Europe kicked off 2018 with a 100sq. m. stand at The HVACR Show in ExCeL London, where they met more than 1,600 customers.

  •  (photo: Qatar Metal Industries (QMI))
    Allegion Plc  - 01.02.2018, 15:48

    Allegion Completes QMI Acquisition

    Allegion has finalised the previously announced acquisition of leading middle east commercial door frame manufacturer QMI, through one of its subsidiaries.

  •  (photo: Giraldi Associati Architetti)
    Giraldi Associates Architects (GAA)  - 01.02.2018, 15:27

    GAA Appoints David Rosola CEO of Berlin Practice

    Davide Rosola has been announced managing director of Giraldi Associates Architects (GAA) Berlin GmbH.

  •  (photo: Electronics for Imaging, Inc. )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 01.02.2018, 14:52

    EFI Announces Record Q4 Revenues

    Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has announced its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.

  •  (photo:  Signal Architecture + Research)
    Signal Architecture + Research PLLC  - 01.02.2018, 14:35

    Celebrating a Decade

    2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the expansion of Icicle Creek Center for the Arts and the breath-taking Canyon Wren Recital Hall—a redevelopment project that transformed the site into a Pacific Northwest (PNW) destination in western North America for musicians, artists and students.

  • Treating food with respect: Bryn Williams. (photo: Compass Group (UK & Ireland))
    Compass Group PLC  - 31.01.2018, 18:44

    Bryn Williams at Somerset House

    Celebrated Welsh chef Bryn Williams is set to open his first London restaurant in a decade within renowned arts and cultural centre, Somerset House.

  •  (photo: Mackwell Lighting)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 30.01.2018, 12:50

    Mackwell Becomes Lighting Industry Academy Ambassador

    Mackwell has cemented its established relationship as sponsor of the LIA's annual Mackwell Student of the Year Awards for the LIA Certificate Course, by becoming a Lighting Industry Academy Ambassador.

  •  (photo: Vega Global)
    VEGA Global  - 30.01.2018, 12:34

    Accelerating Vega Global's Expansion

    Vega Global have launched several strategic initiatives to expand and accelerate their international business. These include updates to their platform to improve global business operations, service offerings, and the expansion of its global sales force.

  • Computer-generated image of The Oldway Centre in Orchard Street, Swansea which is currently under development with a 2019 completion date.  (photo: Sam)
    Oldway Swansea  - 29.01.2018, 16:49

    FM Operator Sought for Largest Student Development in Swansea

    Developers Oldway Swansea are inviting expressions of interest from experienced facilities management operators to manage a 556-unit student accommodation development scheduled to open in time for the 2019 academic year.

  • The Optitex 3D Design Illustrator plug-in in use.  (photo: Electronics for Imaging, Inc. )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 29.01.2018, 15:36

    EFI Launches 3D Garments Design Illustrator

    EFI Optitex has launched the 3D Design Illustrator, a plug-in tool allowing designers the freedom to validate and customize 3D garments in Adobe® Illustrator®. The new 3D Design Illustrator was announced at the 19th annual EFI Connect users’ conference in Las Vegas.

  •  (photo: IFSEC)
    OPTEX Europe  - 29.01.2018, 15:43

    OPTEX to Introduce Iberia Team at Sicur 2018

    Sensor manufacturer OPTEX will be demonstrating its product portfolio at Sicur for the first time at stand no. 10C02 from 20th-23rd February, - and introducing its newly created Iberia team.

  •  (photo: Aggregate Industries)
    Cameron Forecourt  - 29.01.2018, 14:57

    Fuelling House Building

    Aggregate Industries, a leading player in the UK construction and infrastructure industries, found what it was looking for on the internet to supply the Bardon Hill quarry with the fuel improvements it needed.

  • SAFPRO sales director, Roy Jones. (photo: SAFPRO)
    Safpro Industrial Supply Co  - 26.01.2018, 14:01

    Workwear and PPE Contract

    SAFPRO has secured a contract to supply workwear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the plant equipment hire Speedy Hire's entire UK workforce of more than 4,000 employees.

  •  (photo: General Pipe Cleaners/General Wire Springs Company)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 25.01.2018, 18:33

    Stop Seasonal Basement Flooding

    Rough winters can mean excessive ice jams, snow melt and rain. Prevent basement flooding and messy floors...with the Flood-Guard™ from General Pipe Cleaners!

  • @ThorpeParkLeeds (photo: Thorpe Park Leeds)
    Scarborough Group International  - 25.01.2018, 18:07

    Walk Friendly Accreditation

    Thorpe Park Leeds has become the first business park in West Yorkshire to achieve an official ‘Walk Friendly Workplace’ accreditation. It was presented through CityConnect Walking, a joint initiative with UK Charity Living Streets which supports improvements to sustainable and active travel on behalf of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

  • The University of Warwick has installed Mersive Solstice pods in a variety of learning and conference spaces to enable wireless content sharing. (photo: Mersive Technologies, Inc.)
    Mersive Technologies Inc  - 25.01.2018, 17:32

    Warwick Quadruples Mersive Solstice Installation

    Mersive Technologies announces that the University of Warwick in England has expanded its deployment of Solstice Pods to over 90 units, in its Oculus Building and in a variety of learning and conference spaces across the campus.

  • Victoria Square: Belfast's biggest shopping centre. (photo: Victoria Square)
    ABM Industries Inc  - 25.01.2018, 13:39

    ABM Awarded Prestigious Belfast Shopping Centre Contract

    ABM today announced a contract win with Belfast's largest shopping centre, Victoria Square.

  • 3M Privacy Filter for Widescreen Laptop. (photo: The 3M Company)
    3M Company  - 25.01.2018, 13:39

    Are You Ready for Data Privacy Day?

    3M shares advice with organisations in the United Kingdom on how to make printed or on-screen information less visible to onlookers, ahead of Data Privacy Day on Sunday 28 January (which will also be known as "Data Protection Day" in Europe).

  •  (photo: pexels-photo-356056)
    CMD Ltd  - 25.01.2018, 13:38

    Jeopardising Workplace Safety

    Employees are unwittingly undermining workplace safety by using ‘untested’ electrical devices.

  •  (photo: Cleardata Group)
    Cleardata Group  - 24.01.2018, 11:50

    Two-thirds of UK Businesses Hoard Paperwork

    UK businesses could be putting themselves at risk of document loss due to the mismanagement of vital business paperwork, with many lacking any document management strategy and leaving themselves open to serious threats including GDPR fines.

  •  (photo: Ameripride Inc)
    Aramark Corporation  - 23.01.2018, 22:53

    US$1.0 Billion AmeriPride Services Acquisition

    Aramark has completed the acquisition of AmeriPride Services Inc.

  • AHR Expo 2018, Chicago, runs from 22-24 January. Visit Intellihot at booth #3149. (photo: AHR Expo 2018)
    Intellihot Green Technologies Inc  - 23.01.2018, 22:27

    Launch of World's Largest Ondemand Tankless Water Heater

    Intellihot Inc., have launched the iQ3001 (the largest and most powerful on-demand tankless water heater in the world) at AHR Expo 2018 in Chicago.

  •  (photo: wikimedia commons)
    Aeromark Optimatics  - 23.01.2018, 11:24

    A Million Automated Landlord Gas Safety Records

    Aeromark has announced that over a million Landlord Gas Safety Records (LGSR) have been automatically created using it’s mobile app.

  • (Photography: PurchY0). (photo: PurchY0)
    Capita PLC  - 23.01.2018, 10:39

    Transforming Teaching & Learning

    Capita Managed IT Solutions and C2k have announced the opening of the fourth Northern Ireland annual ICT Excellence Awards.

  •  (photo: ISS A/S)
    ISS Facility Services  - 23.01.2018, 10:14

    ISS Makes Group Executive Changes

    ISS has today announced changes to its group structure and executive management board which will become effective on 1 March 2018.

  • Photograph by Sebastiaan ter Burg. (photo: Sebastiaan ter Burg )
    Savills PLC  - 22.01.2018, 12:43

    Utrecht Opening for Savills

    Savills has today announced that it will be opening a second Dutch office, in Utrecht, to support the rapid growth of the business in this region as the Netherlands consolidates its position as one of Europe’s most popular real estate markets.

  • Photograph courtesy of Ananya Jain. (photo: Ananya Jain)
    Skyco Skylights Inc.  - 19.01.2018, 17:31

    Working with Footcandles

    Although the Footcandle is the most common unit of measurement used by lighting professionals in the United States, The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) makes specific recommendations for different building application which are summarised by Skyco Skylights.

  •  (photo: SSiFM)
    SSiFM Ltd  - 19.01.2018, 13:22

    Seeking Specialist Agents

    UK-based Total Facilities Management (TFM) company SSiFM are excited to announce the launch of their latest project, Conforta, which aims to grow the company’s resource pool within the West Midlands by encouraging businesses across a wide variety of trading services to partner as specialist agents.

  • Allegion's new End User Solution Strategy Manager, James Keith. (photo: Allegion UK)
    Allegion Plc  - 19.01.2018, 11:14

    Appointment of End User Solution Strategy Manager

    Allegion has appointed James Keith as end user solution strategy manager for its UK business to strengthen its profile with architects and end users.

  • Generators at Ener-G's production plant in Salford. (Photograph by Mark Waugh). (photo: Mark Waugh)
    Centrica PLC  - 18.01.2018, 15:03

    Major Milestone for Centrica Business Solutions

    Centrica Business Solutions has started production of its 3,000th ENER-G combined heat and power (CHP) unit.

  • Photography by Jabbi. (photo: Jabbi)
    ISS Facility Services  - 18.01.2018, 10:37

    5-Year Food & Beverages IFM Contract

    ISS has entered into a five-year partnership with a large international production company in the food & beverage segment. The partnership covers Integrated Facility Services at offices, warehouses and production facilities in 20 countries across Europe.

  • 3M Privacy Filter for iPad Air 12 (©  The 3M Company). (photo: The 3M Company)
    3M Company  - 17.01.2018, 13:26

    Results of Public Spaces Survey

    3M has announced the results of its Public Spaces Survey, underlining concerns and risks around mobile working and ‘visual hacking’: in other words, being able to view sensitive or confidential data on someone’s laptop, tablet or phone.

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    Hillarys Blinds  - 17.01.2018, 11:56

    Haggling Over House Prices

    A survey has revealed that first-time buyers in the North East of England and Wales knock the biggest values from the asking prices of their properties, whilst those in London and Scotland are more likely to pay the asking price or higher.

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian hotel. (photo: Wikipedia)
    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 17.01.2018, 10:21

    Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian Sale

    JLL and HVS Hodges Ward Elliott have jointly advised on the sale of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian to an offshore investor in the largest single asset hotel to trade in the regional UK market over the past 12 months.

  •  (photo: Ideal Heat Solutions)
    Ideal Heat Solutions  - 15.01.2018, 12:19

    BoilerMag Filters as Standard on Temporary Boilers

    Ideal Heat Solutions is pleased to announce that BoilerMag magnetic boiler filters will be fitted as standard to its temporary 500kW boilers.

  •  (photo: AkzoNobel)
    AkzoNobel Global  - 17.01.2018, 13:01

    New Mexican Manufacturing Facility

    AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is investing more than €12 million to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Los Reyes, Mexico. Organic peroxides are essential ingredients in the manufacturing of a wide range of polymers.

  •  (photo: Collegiate AC)
    Collegiate AC  - 16.01.2018, 16:28

    Achieving Advantage

    UK student accommodation provider Collegiate is offering full-service partnerships for 2018.

  • Photograph by Aleksandar Pasaric. (photo: Aleksandar Pasaric)
    ECO Integrated Property Solutions  - 16.01.2018, 15:12

    Pioneering Cloud-Based Work Management

    Property management specialist ECO Integrated Property Solutions has developed a cutting edge work management system thought to be the first of its kind used by a property service company in the UK.

  • Photograph courtesy of London Luton Airport Ltd. (photo: London Luton Airport)
    Incentive FM Group  - 16.01.2018, 14:11

    London Luton Airport Contract

    Incentive FM Consultancy, part of Incentive FM Group, has been chosen to help further improve the standard of cleanliness at London Luton Airport (LLA).

  •  (photo: THSH)
    Churchill Contract Services  - 16.01.2018, 13:43

    Performances Birmingham Cleaning Contract

    Churchill Contract Services has been awarded a three-year contract by Performances Birmingham to provide cleaning services at two of Birmingham's most iconic venues.

  •  (photo: Anchor Group Services)
    Anchor Group Services  - 16.01.2018, 11:32

    Expanding FM Company Strengthens Core Support

    Anchor Group Services has appointed David Bryce Group as HR Manager. David joins the company from Mitie where he spent four years as HR Manager and, more recently, Head of Human Resources.

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    Interserve PLC  - 16.01.2018, 10:43

    Spanish Airports Contract

    Interserve has been awarded a £37 million passenger support contract with Spanish airports operator, AENA.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 15.01.2018, 13:59

    Aramark Top 50 Company for Diversity

    Aramark has again been named one of the top 50 companies for diversity in the United States by BLACK ENTERPRISE for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.

  • Wates' headquarters, Leatherhead, Surrey (photo: Wates Group)
    SAVortex Ltd  - 15.01.2018, 13:40

    Contributing to Wates' Sustainable Redevelopment

    As part of an extensive refurbishment of its Leatherhead headquarters building in Surrey, the Wates Group opted to replace its current hand drying system with SAVORTEX's EcoCurve 550A.

  •  (photo: Pixabay)
    Magenta Associates  - 15.01.2018, 12:02

    Beat the Carillion Blues

    Today marks the most depressing day of the year, supposedly. With the combination of the darkest, coldest and often wettest days of the year, alongside the post-Christmas blues, the majority of the nation is also worn out, strapped for cash and battling with new year resolutions.

  •  (photo: London Stock Exchange)
    News Editor  - 15.01.2018, 07:33

    Carillion Goes into Liquidation

    In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, Carillion's board has confirmed that one of Britain's biggest construction and support service firms has entered into compulsory liquidation.

  •  (photo: Carillion Plc)
    News Editor  - 14.01.2018, 13:32

    Carillion on Verge of Collapse

    Carillion is holding weekend crisis talks with the UK government after failing to secure extensions to its banking covenants on Friday, and is expected to go into administration as early as Monday with estimated debts of £1.4bn (of which £580m is accounted for by a pensions deficit).

  •  (photo: Sodexo S.A.)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 12.01.2018, 10:26

    Sodexo Acquires "Virtual Restaurant"

    Sodexo has taken a majority stake in French start-up FoodChéri, a Food-Tech pioneer.

  •  (photo: Electronics for Imaging, Inc. )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 12.01.2018, 01:13

    Streamlining Reggiani Textile Printing Workflows

    Businesses looking to grow with digital industrial textile production for apparel and décor can advance their operations with the new EFI™ Fiery® Textile Bundle - a set of design and production workflow innovations from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

  •  (photo: Pixabay)
    Yonder Digital Group  - 11.01.2018, 17:16

    UK Utilities Providers Poor on "Contactability"

    UK consumers deem ease of contact with utilities companies to be far from satisfactory, according to recent research.

  • The new charging point provision service for workplaces including consultancy and planning, equipment supply and installation, ground works and cabling, testing and maintenance. (photo:  ICEE Managed Services, Rapid)
    ICEE Managed Services  - 11.01.2018, 16:23

    ICEE and Rapid Launch One-Stop EV Charging Solution

    A fully integrated, single-source service for the implementation of high quality electric vehicle (EV) charging systems has been formed between ICEE Managed Services and UK Schneider Electric premium brand EV charging and related equipment distributor, Rapid.

  • BASF's citral plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany. (Photography by Bernhard Kunz). (photo: Bernhard Kunz)
    BASF SE  - 11.01.2018, 12:29

    New BASF Website Provides Updates on Citral Plant Repairs

    BASF has launched a website to update customers, industry stakeholders and the general public about progress of repair works at its Citral production plant in Ludwigshafen, following a fire on 31 October 2017.

  • Transforming local leisure provision: the new leisure centre in Stechford, Birmingham. (photo: Serco Group plc)
    Serco Group Plc  - 11.01.2018, 09:37

    Leisure Centre Opens in Stechford

    Serco Leisure has opened the doors to a state-of-the-art new leisure centre in Stechford, Birmingham as part of an investment programme which is transforming leisure provision in the city.

  •  (photo: CBRE Group)
    CBRE Group  - 10.01.2018, 15:03

    Enhancing Workplace Experiences

    CBRE Group today launched a new global capability called CBRE 360 which uses digital technologies to enhance employee workplace experiences.

  • Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) milk plant, Garden City, Kansas. (photo: Dairy Farmers of America (DFA))
    Emcor Group Inc.  - 10.01.2018, 14:27

    2018 Sustainable Plant of the Year

    The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) milk plant in Garden City, Kansas has recently been named “Sustainable Plant of the Year” by Food Engineering magazine for its new state-of-the-art, 267,000 sq ft whole and skim milk powder drying facility, the largest single milk dryer in North America.

  •  (photo: Super Bowl London)
    Compass Group PLC  - 10.01.2018, 13:56

    Keith Prowse Appointed Super Bowl LII Sales Agent

    On Location Experiences, the official hospitality partner of the National Football League (NFL), is proud to announce the appointment of Keith Prowse as one of its Authorized Sales Agents in the United Kingdom for Super Bowl LII.

  •  (photo: Interserve plc)
    News Editor  - 10.01.2018, 13:04

    Interserve in Upbeat Profits Forecast

    Interserve has announced it is expecting operating profits 'ahead of market expectations' in 2018.

  • Sophie Bellon, Chairwoman of Sodexo (left), Sun Yafang, Chairwoman of Huawei (right).​ (photo: Sodexo S.A.)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 10.01.2018, 12:31

    Sodexo-Huawei Global IFM Partnership

    Sodexo and Huawei have announced a new global partnership for the delivery of integrated facilities management (IFM) services, during the state visit of French premier Emmanuel Macron to China.

  • HEMCO canopy hood. (photo: HEMCO Corporation)
    HEMCO Corporation  - 10.01.2018, 01:04

    Updates to Canopy Hood Range

    The HEMCO Corporation has upgraded its canopy hood range to provide even better capture of exhaust fumes and steam that is corrosive, heated, or of a noxious odor.

  • Michigan State University's Grand Rapids Research Center. (photo: Michigan State University)
    Aircuity Inc  - 10.01.2018, 01:08

    Next Generation Aircuity Platform for Michigan State University

    Aircuity has migrated systems at Michigan State University from its original platform to the next generation Aircuity 2.0.

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise installs new signage on the exterior of its Palo Alto, CA headquarters. CREDIT: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (photo: Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
    ISS Facility Services  - 09.01.2018, 14:33

    Extension of Hewlett Packard Enterprise-ISS Partnership

    ISS’ current integrated facility service contract with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), which was set to expire by the end of 2018, has been extended to 2021.

  •  (photo: Sony Corporation)
    Sony Professional Solutions  - 09.01.2018, 14:15

    Creating Solutions Together at ISE 2018

    Sony is pleased to announce it will be returning to ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. This year, attendees will get to experience Sony’s industry-leading solutions in a real-life setting, thanks to an innovative, forward thinking stand design.

  •  (photo: Electronics for Imaging, Inc. )
    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 09.01.2018, 09:27

    Imaging Solutions for Décor at Heimtextil

    Electronics For Imaging is coming to the 2018 Heimtextil exhibition with a showcase of the imaging possibilities EFI™ Reggiani digital inkjet printers provide.

  •  (photo: London Stock Exchange)
    News Editor  - 09.01.2018, 08:53

    Carillion Cautions Hedge Fund Speculators

    Carillion's board has issued a statement to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in relation to a recent rally that saw the value of its shares increase by 28 per cent between 2 January and 8 January.

  • Symmetry Park, Doncaster. (photo: db symmetry)
    db symmetry  - 08.01.2018, 16:06

    Speculative Doncaster Development Achieves Milestone

    Work is progressing apace for the delivery of a major new logistics development in Doncaster following the completion of steelwork for the first 150,000 sq ft., and the announcement of an anticipated July 2018 completion date.

  • Photograph courtesy of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. (photo: Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service)
    Chubb Fire & Security  - 08.01.2018, 15:19

    Multi-location Chubb Fire Service Contract

    Chubb Fire & Security is helping to protect employees, visitors and property through a significant new contract with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to install, upgrade, maintain and monitor fire alarm systems throughout the Service’s entire estate.

  •  (photo: Serco, Inc.)
    Serco Group Plc  - 08.01.2018, 10:03

    FEMA Contract Awarded to Serco

    Serco Inc., has been awarded a position on the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC) IV.

  • Anne Fahy (photo: John Cassidy The Headshot Guy®)
    Interserve PLC  - 08.01.2018, 09:23

    Anne Fahy to Join Coats as Non-Exec Director

    Interserve announces Non-Executive Director, Anne Fahy, will join the Board of Coats Group plc, the world's leading industrial thread manufacturer, as a Non-Executive Director on 1 March 2018.

  •  (photo: CitySprint)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 08.01.2018, 09:00

    Ground-breaking Hydrogen Van Courier

    Mitie’s document management business is set to trial the use of a specially designed hydrogen van in partnership with same-day distribution company CitySprint.

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    Renaissance Ltd  - 05.01.2018, 11:09

    Curtain Accessory Company Enhances Customer Service

    Curtain and blinds accessory specialist Renaissance has boosted its customer service capabilities with two new hires.

  • Thomas Cook branch at The Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, London. (photo: Thomas Cook)
    Interserve PLC  - 04.01.2018, 18:36

    Thomas Cook Expands Interserve Partnership

    Interserve has won a significant new contract with Thomas Cook to deliver facilities services across the holiday company’s UK property portfolio.

  • Bill Heath. (photo: Polyteck Group)
    Polyteck Group  - 04.01.2018, 11:42

    Bill Heath to Advise Polyteck Board

    Polyteck has appointed award-winning FM expert Bill Heath to its board of directors.

  • (Photography by Andy Greenhouse). (photo: Andy Greenhouse)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 04.01.2018, 09:14

    Appointment of Policy Manager

    UK waste compliance specialist Ecosurety has announced the appointment of its commercial manager Robbie Staniforth to a new policy role.

  • St Thomas Hospital, London. (photo: )
    Plasloc Ltd  - 03.01.2018, 19:21

    Supporting a Challenging Hospital Project

    A ground-breaking screening solution has helped to protect staff and patients during the construction of a Rare Diseases Centre at a major London hospital.

  •  (photo: Michael Smith)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 03.01.2018, 17:39

    Join the LIA's Training Event on 31 January

    The Lighting Industry Academy introduced delegates to the range of educational programmes it organises for fulltime Lighting Industry Association (LIA) members at Lux Live 2017.


  •  (photo: Cistermiser-Keraflo)
    Cistermiser Ltd  - 20.12.2018, 11:58

    Improving Water Systems Maintenance and Reporting with the IoT

    Cistermiser and Keraflo marketing manager, Mark Schlotel, explains why facilities managers are turning to sensor and IoT-based water systems monitoring and reporting for better resource utilisation and safety outcomes.

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    Dan Diehl ,  Paul O’Malley ,  Lou Ronsivalli  - 06.12.2018, 19:15

    Facilities as Strategic Assets

    Aircuity CEO Dan Diehl, strategic consultant Paul O’Malley, and GioVantage Strategies, LLC principal Lou Ronsivalli, provide their take on the digital transformation of building products and services.

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    Jason Petsch  - 03.12.2018, 11:51

    Let’s Take this Outside

    Despite advances in standards-based FM services delivery, clearing of snow and ice is rarely afforded much consideration. GRITIT co-founder, Jason Petsch, explains why this is a dangerous oversight.

  •  (photo: Carcharoth)
    Jane Embury  - 05.12.2018, 09:58

    Codifying by Catastrophe

    The appalling tragedy of Grenfell Tower is yet another reminder that fire and building regulations should constantly be under review and new building materials rigorously fire tested.

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    Andrew Shaw  - 28.11.2018, 15:43

    Are Building Age and Size a Hindrance?

    Andrew Shaw considers whether the age and size of buildings delimit options for upgrading safety protocols and security.

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    CMD Ltd  - 28.11.2018, 10:29

    Improving Productivity Through Office Design

    Enter the reception area of any medium or large organisation, and you're likely to encounter a well designed space with comfortable seating and an array of amenities ranging from coffee machines to phone charging points. The experience of employees in other parts of the building can be radically different, though.

  •  (photo: Wrightstyle Ltd)
    Jane Embury  - 23.11.2018, 17:22

    The Tetrahedron of Fire

    Jane Embury says national fire statistics rarely reveal the human cost of residential or commercial fires, and can even encourage complacency.

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    Martin Reed  - 21.11.2018, 11:36

    Brexit's Hidden Costs

    Martin Reed, CEO of Incentive FM, says the impact of Brexit on the UK's facilities management will extend well beyond the job market.

  •  (photo: Lorin Industries, Inc.)
    Park Kersman  - 21.11.2018, 13:05

    Why Coil Anodize Exterior Architectural Applications?

    Park Kersman, CEO and President of Lorin Industries, Inc. (which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year), makes the case for coil anodized aluminium over paint in exterior architectural applications.

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    Karen Lillywhite  - 21.11.2018, 12:35

    Why Cash is no Longer King

    Systopia's Karen Lillywhite considers the role of smart technology in transforming the United Kingdom into a largely cash-free society over the last decade.

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    Jane Embury  - 15.11.2018, 07:39

    Designing in Light

    Civic architecture is all about creating buildings that engage with their communities. It’s about creating places and spaces in which we are able respond positively to our surroundings at a human level., says Jane Embury.

  • Google Campus interior. (photo: Paul Miller)
    Krishna Money  - 01.11.2018, 12:32

    Creating a Better Workplace Experience

    Be honest about your company culture when re-designing workplaces, says Platform design agency director, Krishna Money.

  •  (photo: ABM UK)
    Joseph Goddard  - 31.10.2018, 14:38

    The Changing Face of Apprenticeships in FM

    Joseph Goddard, an ABM UK apprentice at Manor Walks Shopping and Leisure Centre in Northumberland, tells FM Industry he's enjoying his path to a successful career.

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    Andrew Shaw  - 30.10.2018, 16:30

    Creating an Electro-Mechanical School

    Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges schools face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can seem a great difficulty. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant with Allegion UK, discusses the advantages of electro-mechanical solutions.

  • The First Nandina Logistics Center at 24385 Nandina Ave, Moreno Valley, CA 92551. (photo: Colliers International)
    Skyco Skylights Inc.  - 18.10.2018, 08:02

    Diversifying Warehousing with Natural Lighting

    Competition between property developers is forcing architects to design more versatile warehousing and storage facilities that overcome barriers to a building's usage caused by poor access to sunlight, according to Skyco Skylights.

  •  (photo: Gritit)
    GRITIT Ltd  - 16.10.2018, 09:07

    Cost and Quality in Procurement

    Gritit Grounds Maintenance shares guidance on effective tendering.

  •  (photo: William Rafti)
    Graham Flynn  - 15.10.2018, 09:36

    Overhauling NHS Clinical Waste Contracts

    Anenta director Graham Flynn says investment is needed to secure better value waste management for the NHS.

  •  (photo: Allegion UK)
    Karen Trigg  - 09.10.2018, 12:31

    Are Your Fire Doors Fit for Purpose?

    Karen Trigg, business development manager with Allegion UK, explains why fire doors are integral to a successful fire safety strategy.

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    Wong Chih Meng  - 27.09.2018, 13:12

    Transforming Time Reporting with Technology

    Wong Chih Meng, managing director of Singapore-based Focal Investigation and Security Agency, explains how technology is improving time attendance recording for a security contractor with operations around the ASEAN region.

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    Jane Embury  - 03.10.2018, 19:04

    The Legacy of the Shelton Hospital Fire

    Jane Embury considers fire safety planning and containment within the UK's healthcare and care home sectors, half a century after twenty-four patients died when fire broke out at the Shelton Mental Hospital near Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

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    Adam Bennett  - 31.08.2018, 15:18

    Photo ID Card Printing for FM Professionals

    Regardless of innovations in digital security, Photo ID cards will continue to function as a mainstay in protecting facilities from intruders and unwelcome visitors. Adam Bennett, digital marketing manager at Digital ID (the UK's largest supplier of printed ID solutions), discusses best practices in sourcing ID card solutions.

  • Steve Davies, LIA CEO. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    Steve Davies  - 22.08.2018, 12:23

    Raising the Technical Bar

    Lighting Industry Association (LIA) CEO, Steve Davies, explains how collaboration between Europe's largest trade association for lighting equipment professionals and other international groups, is contributing to higher technical standards globally.

  •  (photo: Allegion UK)
    Andrew Shaw  - 10.08.2018, 12:53

    The Responsibility of Fire Safety in Healthcare

    An effective fire safety management and fire emergency plan requires both active and passive fire precautions and a high degree of management. In healthcare facilities, an even higher degree of safety consideration is required since its occupants may need additional assistance to escape in the event of a fire. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant of Allegion UK, discusses ways to optimise fire safety in healthcare, and why a bespoke solution is key.

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    GRITIT Ltd  - 09.08.2018, 17:29

    Climate-resilient Grounds Maintenance

    As the United Kingdom's Environment Agency (EA) calls for a longer-term approach to water conservation following one of the driest summers on record, GRITIT considers the potential role of grounds maintenance in facilitating change.

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    Lustalux Ltd  - 02.08.2018, 12:24

    Privacy Solutions For Open Office Environments

    Architectural window film supplier Lustalux says facilities managers can take practical measures to safeguard employees from negative consequences of open plan office environments identified by Gensler's UK Workplace Survey 2016 and more recent research.

  • Dubai City Walk. (photo: dmg events)
    Ahmad Bukhash  - 17.07.2018, 11:59

    Moving Dubai Outdoors

    With The Urban Design & Landscaping Expo set for a November launch in Dubai, director of urban planning at the Dubai Creative Cluster Authority, Ahmad Bukhash, is calling for sustainable urban design across the Emirate's growing outdoor spaces.

  • Harper Midway College, Chicago, Illinois. (photo: )
    Pete Zuraw  - 01.08.2018, 20:17

    A Framework for Thinking More Strategically about Capital Allocation

    Pete Zuraw, Vice President, Market Strategy & Development at Sightlines, says administrators who want to make the best choices for the future of their higher education institution need the right tools.

  •  (photo: Wrightstyle Ltd)
    Jane Embury  - 30.08.2018, 16:58

    Water Torture and the Great Exhibition

    Jane Embury, Wrightstyle's marketing director, explains the origins of the United States' notoriously challenging fire testing regime for glazing systems.

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    Jane Embury  - 24.07.2018, 14:22

    Remembering the Summerland Tragedy

    Last year saw the appalling catastrophe of Grenfell Tower, which will no doubt see the introduction of new fire regulations for the manufacture and installation of external cladding.

  • (Photography by Steve Johnson). (photo: Steve Johnson)
    Klaus Allion  - 11.07.2018, 08:58

    Keeping Lone Workers Safe

    ANT Telecom managing director Klaus Allion looks at the technologies that are used to protect, manage and monitor lone and remote workers today.

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    Jonathan Richardson  - 11.07.2018, 10:05

    Paper is Key

    Jonathan Richardson says recent calls for households to reduce their use of plastics must not foreshadow the crucial role of businesses in recycling waste in the UK.

  • Maintenance partnerships can ensure prompt service for customers. (photo: Sulzer Ltd)
    Ross Barraclough  - 20.06.2018, 12:39

    Extolling the Benefits of OEM Partnerships

    Ross Barraclough, regional operations director (North) for Sulzer, examines how partnerships formed by a maintenance service provider can benefit the wider customer base.

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    Proto Labs  - 18.06.2018, 10:13

    Plastic Injection Moulding Market Set To Double Over 10 Years

    Injection moulding is a highly popular form of manufacturing in both low-volume and mass production. It delivers numerous benefits along the quantity spectrum and, as a manufacturing process, is expected to grow considerably in both developed and emerging markets across the globe over the coming decade.

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    Andrew Shaw  - 11.06.2018, 13:47

    Keeping University Students Safe

    University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, discusses how to ensure the security and safety of the students of today and tomorrow.

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    Keith Chanter  - 05.06.2018, 20:59

    Statement on EU Sustainable Energy Week

    Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK, provides a perspective on sustainability in facilities management.

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    Sensai Corporation  - 25.05.2018, 18:33

    Mitigating Manufacturing Risks with AI

    Despite embracing new technologies and innovations in plant and machinery, manufacturers continue to encounter pain points which hinder optimisation of production processes, and even endanger safety, according to Sensai.

  •  (photo: Allegion UK)
    Karen Trigg  - 21.05.2018, 15:31

    The Key to Efficient Healthcare

    Protecting the physical environment of a healthcare facility by implementing effective safety and security solutions, creates an environment that enhances employee productivity and even improves patient outcomes, says Allegion UK's Karen Trigg.

  • A pothole repair survey specialist. (photo: Renoo/Gritit)
    GRITIT Ltd  - 18.05.2018, 18:31

    Pothole Repairs without Pitfalls

    With roads and car parks crumbling because of the high cost of road surface repairs, RENOO believe their infrared repair solution is the cheapest, simplest, and most convenient for property owners and managers...

  • Photo by  Alexander Dummer. (photo: Alexander Dummer)
    Keith Chanter ,  Emcor Group Inc.  - 17.05.2018, 19:34

    Poor Office Conditions and Mental Health

    Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK, gives his response to a research finding that mental health issues affect almost 15 per cent of employees in their workplace, and cause 13 per cent of all sick days.

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    Mar Beltran  - 16.05.2018, 14:29

    Work and Pensions Committee Report on Carillion

    Mar Beltran, senior director and Infrastructure sector lead, EMEA, for S&P Global Ratings comments on the Work and Pensions Parliamentary Committee’s report into Carillion's collapse.

  • Photo by BURST. (photo: BURST)
    Jane Embury  - 14.05.2018, 08:51

    Adjusting for Human Behaviour

    Wrightstyle's Jane Embury looks at the different responses when a fire alarm sounds.

  • Martin Reed, Chief Executive Officer of Incentive FM Group. (photo: Incentive FM Group)
    Martin Reed  - 27.04.2018, 16:42

    Why the UK Government is Pricing Smaller FM Companies Out

    Martin Reed, CEO of Incentive FM Group, says systemic barriers to the procurement of facilities management services from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), make it highly unlikely the government of the United Kingdom will meet a promise to award £33 billion of public sector contracts to smaller industry players.

  • Photo by Zoe Pappas. (photo: Zoe Pappas)
    Michael Gallucci  - 16.04.2018, 10:35

    Don’t Litigate, Mediate

    We don’t know just how many construction contracts end in dispute, but it’s plain to see the sector is far more prone to legal wrangling than other spheres of business, says Michael Gallucci, managing director of construction consultancy MPG.

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    Chris Robinson  - 12.04.2018, 14:19

    Warming up Customer Communications

    Many utility providers are missing a trick when it comes to providing customer service, says Yonder Digital Group CEO, Chris Robinson.

  • Bow Square, Southampton. (photo: Atlas Residential)
    Stephanie Smith  - 10.04.2018, 11:05

    One Size Doesn't Fit All

    Stephanie Smith, operations director with Atlas Residential, discusses the impact of changes within the build to rent market on future planning and services delivery.

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    Peter Barker  - 06.04.2018, 14:36

    There’s More to Data Privacy in 2018 than Digital Security

    Peter Barker, EMEA Market Development Manager for 3M's Display Materials and Systems Division, argues the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact private and public sector organisations of all sizes, regardless of the UK's future in the European Union.

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    Richard Harris  - 04.04.2018, 15:25

    Encouraging Gender Equality Within FM

    Okappy's Richard Harris considers some of the barriers which are preventing the more rapid progression of women up the career ladder.

  • Photograph courtesy of George Becker. (photo: George Becker)
    James Piper  - 28.03.2018, 12:32

    UK Bottle Deposit Return Scheme

    James Piper, managing director of waste compliance firm Ecosurety, comments on the bottle return scheme announced by the United Kingdom government today.

  • Photography by Jessica da Silva Estrela-Gerritsen. (photo: Jessica da Silva Estrela-Gerritsen)
    Jane Embury  - 27.03.2018, 14:31

    Raising Awareness of Arson in the Workplace

    Jane Embury, marketing director at glazing systems supplier Wrightstyle, believes the United Kingdom should follow the United States in raising awareness about the threat from workplace arson with a National Arson Awareness Week.

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    Karen Trigg  - 22.03.2018, 15:32

    Door Hardware in the Battle Against Infection Control

    The risk of cross-contamination in hospitals needs to be minimised by tackling threats to a sterile working environment at their source. Allegion UK's Karen Trigg explains how selecting the right door hardware.

  •  (photo: Gritit)
    Jason Petsch  - 09.03.2018, 14:38

    Back to the Future of Grounds Maintenance

    Jason Petsch, GRITIT co-founder and CEO of GRITIT Grounds Maintenance, says service providers with lacklustre grounds maintenance (GM) solutions should draw inspiration from their industry's innovative past.

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    Marissa Francis  - 05.03.2018, 17:13

    The Definition of 'Clever'

    Marissa Francis, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Improver with ABM UK, explains why university isn't the only route into facilities management.

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    HSM GmbH  - 24.02.2018, 01:58

    Are You on Track with GDPR?

    HSM discusses one of the most overlooked options for ensuring businesses in the UK comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect in May.

  • Photograph courtesy of Marina Torch. (photo: Marina Torch)
    Lyle Simonton  - 20.02.2018, 17:09

    The Value of Geotechnical Consultants

    Lyle Simonton explains how geotechnical engineering contractors optimise foundation design and resolving issues that arise during the construction phase of buildings.

  • Simplicity should be the over-riding concern in selecting software for your business. (photo: Pexels-7375)
    Richard Harris  - 05.02.2018, 16:38

    Bespoke v Off-the-Shelf Software

    Although internal software can be a powerful business tool, care in its selection and deployment are essential for deriving all its benefits. Okappy's Richard Harris explains why.

  • Photography by Kanishiotu. (photo: Kanishiotu)
    GRITIT Ltd  - 02.02.2018, 15:03

    Dilemmas in Digitisation

    Facilities management won’t escape the rise of the robots but winter maintenance specialists GRITIT are working towards a future where man and machine work in harmony.

  • Photograph courtesy of Bruce Potter. (photo: Bruce Potter)
    Alexandra Richards  - 24.01.2018, 11:17

    Choosing Office Space in Hobart

    Although Hobart, the financial and administrative capital of Tasmania, may not immediately spring to mind as a place for setting up business operations, the busy seaport and setting-off point for Antarctic expeditions is home to over 220 000 people who include a burgeoning population of returning young entrepreneurs.

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    Tony Booty  - 17.01.2018, 12:57

    The New Rules of Meeting Room Etiquette

    Tony Booty, director of workplace flexibility specialist Abintra, takes a long-overdue look at the rules of meeting room etiquette in light of advances in office technology and the growth of collaborative working.

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    Minted Box  - 12.01.2018, 15:15

    Boosting Workplace Productivity

    Iain Bell, co-owner of Minted Box - developers of the MintCentral branded staff app, on improving employee advocacy in the workplace to boost productivity.

  • Atlas Residential & IP Investment Management's MediaCityUK 2017 BtR acquisition. (photo: Atlas Residential)
    Jonathon Ivory  - 11.01.2018, 18:30

    Outlook for UK Build to Rent Market

    The evolution of the UK's nascent Build to Rent sector will continue in 2018 with several factors influencing assets developers deliver, says Jonathon Ivory, UK managing director of Atlas Residential.

FM Magazine

  • Natural selection: leaf of the Lotus plant with water droplets. (Photography by G J Bulte). (photo: GJ Bulte)
    Sure Step/CSTC Qatar  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

    The Lotus Effect

    The "self-cleansing" mechanism of the Lotus plant leaf has inspired a new generation of Nano cleaning and maintenance coating which binds with substrates at the molecular level. In this sponsored feature the Middle East distributor of the Sure Step brand explains the science behind these new coatings.

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    Bodet Group  - 18.06.2018, 19:51

    Celebrating A Timely Future

    FM Magazine spoke with Sylvain Bodet, communications director and great-great-grandson of Bodet founder Paul Bodet, about the Trémentines-based time solutions specialist's 150th anniversary.

Best Practice

  • 3Form's state-of-the-art staff gym at the company's Salt Lake City campus in Utah.  (photo: 3Form, Inc.)
    3form LLC  - 05.12.2018, 09:48

    Office Gym Leads to Free Healthcare for Utah Workers

    3form staff to receive free healthcare for the month of December as a result of innovative employee healthcare policy.

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    Will Richardson  - 30.11.2018, 13:02

    Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

    Will Richardson considers the multitude of options available to help facilities managers and their clients reduce carbon emissions.

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    Miele AG  - 17.10.2018, 10:15

    Miele at the Heart of a Care Home's Laundry Facility

    Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment isn’t just a vital part of Pilgrims View’s infection control management procedures; it also plays a significant role in helping the care home remain a welcoming and pleasant environment for the residents of the care home to live. High standards of hygiene are applied to all areas of the care home’s operations, and this includes its laundry facility.

  • Port Fourchon in Louisiana. (photo: Great Lafourche Port Commission)
    G4S PLC  - 04.09.2018, 17:01

    Keeping One of Louisiana's Busiest Ports Secure

    Since 2012, Port Fourchon has worked with AMAG Technology, a G4S company, to ensure the security of its facilities and its people.

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    Kelly Friel  - 05.06.2018, 22:41

    Essential Maintenance in Preparation for Summer

    If you work in facilities management, you'll already know just how busy the spring months can be. There's the damage, dirt, and wear and tear left by the winter months to contend with, and you'll also need to make sure essential equipment is ready for the summer months, says Kelly Friel.

  • Photo by S. Braun. (photo: BraunS)
    Andrew Shaw  - 23.04.2018, 15:19

    The Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Security

    When students feel their safety is compromised it affects their learning performance and gives even more importance to school lockdown procedures, says Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK.

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    Barry Jenner  - 23.04.2018, 12:45

    A Brief Primer on Tank Gauging

    Cameron Forecourt managing director Barry Jenner explains why tank gauging has achieved almost 100 per cent penetration of the UK's retail fuel station market, and is just as essential for operators of commercial fuelling environments.

  • Whittlebury Hall hosts numerous corporate events every year. (photo: Whittlebury Hall)
    Parallels International GmbH  - 16.03.2018, 15:30

    Case Study: Windows-based Property Management App on iOS

    Whittlebury Hall & Spa switched to virtualization solution, Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS), to empower its sales team by providing mobile access to a Windows-based property management application on Apple® mobile devices.

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    Andrew Shaw  - 19.02.2018, 12:31

    Securing Schools

    Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, calls for more schools to consider a number of security solutions to further improve their lockdown protocols.

  • The Millennium Centre in St Helens. (photo: Sentinel Commercial/Richard Cumber)
    Sentinel Commercial  - 07.02.2018, 18:21

    Restoring Heat Output at St Helens' Millennium Centre

    Corrosion is the most common cause of major problems in heating systems; something that the three-storey Millennium Centre building in St Helens knows only too well.

  • Defibrilator being carried onto a pitch. (photo: Medcare)
    BTME Group  - 19.01.2018, 12:02

    A Primer on Medical Safety for UK Sports Clubs

    Medtree provides guidance and advice for sports club operators on their duty of care towards players, staff and visitors under the United Kingdom's Health and Safety at Work Act.

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    Allegion Plc  - 09.01.2018, 23:53

    Is Your Fire Safety Training Up-to-Date?

    Allegion UK's South East business development manager Karen Trigg says staff training for personnel with fire safety duties is imperative to avoid potentially costly and dangerous situations.


  • CIFF press conference. (photo: CIFF)
    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 20.11.2018, 11:16

    43rd Edition of CIFF Guangzhou (18-21 March and 28-31 March 2019)

    Preparations are earnestly underway for the Guangzhou session of the 43rd edition of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), the largest furniture industry event in the world organised by FM Industry/Facilities Management Magazine™ exhibition partner, China Expo.

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    dmg events  - 19.11.2018, 11:08

    Middle East Construction Industry Convenes in Dubai for The Big 5

    The largest construction event in the Middle East, The Big 5, returns with a brand new look and mission to the Dubai World Trade Centre from 26 to 29 November.

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    Online Editor  - 18.10.2018, 11:16

    FM Magazine and ProcureCon Facilities 2019 in Media Partnership

    Facilities Management Magazine™, the oldest multi-edition periodical in the global facility services sector, and Worldwide Business Research (WBR), organisers of the biggest event in the United States for sourcing professionals from the real estate, facilities, construction and utilities sectors, have entered into a promotional partnership for ProcureCon Facilities 2019 which will take place at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Florida, from 28 to 29 January 2019. Discounts on conference passes are available to visitors.

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    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 25.09.2018, 12:12

    Exhibiting an All-time High

    146,419 visitors from more than 200 countries and regions (an increase of 37 per cent on 2017 attendance figures), were treated to the latest innovations in the furniture and soft furnishings sector by 1,300 exhibitors and dozens of expert speakers CIFF Shanghai 2018 (an FM Industry partner event).

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    China expo  - 10.09.2018, 13:31

    WMF 2018 Opens to 90,000 Visitors at NECC Shanghai

    Co-organized by FM Magazine event partner, China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corporation, the China National Forestry Machinery Association and Adsale Exhibition Services., the Shanghai International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair (WMF 2018) opened at Halls 7.1 and 8.1 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai, China, today.

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    International Facility Management Association (IFMA)  - 28.08.2018, 10:35

    World Workplace Europe Meets Facility for Future in Amsterdam

    The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and its alliance partner Facility Management Netherlands (FMN) have announced that the Kromhouthal in Amsterdam will be the venue of Facility for Future and IFMA’s World Workplace Europe Conference and Expo, 20-22 March, 2019. IFMA and FMN are joining forces with the Facility for Future annual conference for a unique combination of these two events. FMN is the Dutch professional association for the facility sector while IFMA represents the global facility community.

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    T.A. Cook  - 10.08.2018, 13:23

    13th Annual International SAP Conference for Real Estate Management (17-18 September, Berlin)

    Real estate professionals face a challenging landscape. They must handle increasingly complex portfolios whilst attempting to optimize building occupancy. They must lower building operating costs and comply with updated IFRS standards. The pressure to drive profitability and unleash full business value from their portfolios is ever present.

  •  (photo: China International Furniture Fair (CIFF))
    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 10.08.2018, 11:37

    CIFF Shanghai 2018: Creating a Better Home Life

    2018 has been a watershed year for The China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), following the announcement of a strategic alliance between The CFTE Furniture Exhibition Company and China's largest home furnishings service brand and furniture retailer, Red Star Macalline, to promote the world's biggest trade show for the furniture industry and FM Industry partner event.

  •  (photo: TCB Team & Martin Pfeiffer)
    dmg events  - 29.07.2018, 11:48

    Record CPD Programme at FM Expo 2018 (23-25 September, Dubai)

    The 13th edition of FM EXPO will offer a record number of education opportunities to facilities management professionals in the Middle East this year, announce event organisers dmg events.

  • The Slate, University of Warwick, Coventry. (photo: University of Warwick)
    Property Care Association (PCA)  - 17.07.2018, 09:16

    3rd PCA International Structural Waterproofing Conference

    Registration has opened for the third annual Property Care Association (PCA) International Structural Waterproofing Conference which takes place at The Slate, University of Warwick, Coventry on 13 September, 2018.

  • CIFF press conference. (photo: CIFF)
    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 20.06.2018, 14:15

    CIFF Shanghai 2018

    2018 has been a year of growth for FM Industry/FM Magazine event partner, The China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), which continues to cement its position as the largest and fastest-growing event for the global furniture industry and, more generally, as a metaphor for economic growth in China.

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    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 04.05.2018, 19:33

    195,082 Visitors Attend CIFF Guangzhou 2018

    FM Industry event partner the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF is the world's largest furniture industry event), has announced the conclusion of CIFF Guangzhou 2018 which was supported by 4,100 exhibitors and 195,082 Chinese and global visitors.

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    The Facilities Event  - 15.03.2018, 09:49

    The Facilities Event Adds Networking Opportunities

    Western Business Exhibitions announces partnerships with FM North and The Hill Club to bring new networking opportunities to The Facilities Event 2018 taking place from 10–12th April at the NEC Birmingham.

  • Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. (photo: Commons Wikimedia)
    News Editor  - 26.02.2018, 10:26

    FM Industry—International Facility Management Expo Partnership

    FM Industry and Singapore-based Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS) have formed a media partnership to promote the International Facility Management Expo (iFaME).

  • China International Furniture Fair (CIFF). (photo: )
    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 21.02.2018, 11:10

    Focusing on People

    The 41st edition of FM Industry event partner and the world's largest furniture exhibition, CIFF, will take place in two stages from 18 to 21 March and 28 to 31 March 2018. Countless new products, reflecting the face of a China that is changing rapidly; a China that is increasingly looking to quality, design, innovation and to protected social categories, such as the elderly.

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    dmg events  - 24.01.2018, 12:17

    Spike in Visitors to Saudi Trade Shows

    The more than 5,000 visitors at last week’s HVACR Expo Saudi and co-located FM EXPO Saudi & Saudi Clean Expo events, represented an 18 per cent increase on 2017 figures, according to dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa.

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    dmg events  - 16.01.2018, 17:10

    Hotting Up Jeddah's Biggest HVACR Expo

    HVACR has become a discussion-point in Saudi Arabia in 2018 following increases to power/fuel tariffs and a strengthened sense of environmental responsibility. Facing a new paradigm in their industry, thousands of HVACR professionals have already visited the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events over the first two days of Saudi’s largest dedicated indoor climate and refrigeration event, HVACR Expo Saudi.

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    dmg events  - 15.01.2018, 11:33

    Leaders’ Summit Returns to FM EXPO Saudi

    After its success last year, the Facilities Management Leaders’ Summit has returned on the opening day of FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo, which runs until 16 January at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events.

  •  (photo: China International Furniture Fair (CIFF))
    China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)  - 11.01.2018, 11:32

    understand, decode, offer

    The 41st edition of The China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), the world’s largest furniture exhibition and FM Industry/FM Magazine event partner, will be held from 18 to 21 March and 28 to 31 March in Guangzhou, China.

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    The Facilities Event  - 11.01.2018, 09:49

    The Facilities Event Signs Top Industry Players

    The Facilities Event (10th – 12th April 2018, NEC Birmingham) will deliver its strongest and most practical training and education offering in April, as leading international specialists demonstrate how the profession can boost the bottom line as a strong strategic partner to UK Plc.

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