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  • (L-R) Dan Murphy (FCC Environment); David Lyon (Edinburgh Council), Councillors Derek Rosie (Midlothian) and Lesley Hinds (Edinburgh), Andy Smith (FCC Environment), Councillor Jim Bryant (Midlothian), Ricky Moffat and John Blair (Midlothian Council). (photo: FCC Environment)
    FCC Group  - 20.12.2016, 23:58

    Work Commences on Edinburgh and Midlothian’s Energy-from-Waste Plant

    FCC Environment, through its subsidiary FCC Environment UK, has started work on a new state-of-the-art energy-from-waste plant serving Edinburgh and Midlothian.

  • Photograph: Matthew Maaskant. (photo: Matthew Maaskant)
    Reportbuyer Reportbuyer  - 03.01.2016, 11:29

    UK Facilities Management Outsourcing Market

    AMA Research have published the 4th edition of the 'Facilities Management Outsourcing - Corporate Sector Report – UK 2015-2019 Analysis'.

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    International Property Show  - 05.01.2016, 12:31

    New Trends in Global Property Markets

    International Property Show 2016 to highlight evolution of regional property sectors.

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    OCS Group  - 20.12.2016, 10:44

    PPG Aerospace Contract Win

    OCS has been awarded a three-year contract by PPG Aerospace. The contract, which started in October, sees OCS providing security, cleaning and catering at PPG Aerospace’s Shildon site in County Durham.

  • In the warehouse at PG Group. Left to Right: Avril Elson (CEO) and Malcolm Gough (Systems & Reporting Manager) from PG Group, and Simon Black (MD, SB Software). (photo: SG Software)
    SB Software  - 19.12.2016, 23:56

    SB Software to Operate Across PG Group Vending Machine Estate

    PG Group, the vending operator known for working in partnership with prestigious brands in premium locations throughout the UK, has contracted with SB Software, the makers of Vendmanager, to operate across their machine estate.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 19.12.2016, 22:17

    LIA Certificate Updated to Meet New Training Needs

    The LIA Certificate has a long and respected history, and has prepared thousands of lighting professionals for their career in the industry - as well as supporting those wanting to advance in a range of specialist areas.

  • Pictured receiving their certificate with LIA CEO, Steve Davies, are Lumenpulse's Peter Ralph, Quality Engineer and Technical Director Steve Poole. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 16.12.2016, 23:20

    LIA Quality Assurance Accreditation

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) are proud to announce their member, Lumenpulse Alphaled, has received LIA Quality Assurance (LIAQA) accreditation for commercial luminaires.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 16.12.2016, 22:48

    Collaboration Awards for EMCOR UK

    Leading facilities management provider EMCOR UK is proud to announce it was presented with two Collaboration Awards from the Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW) at an awards ceremony hosted by Lord Evans of Watford at the House of Lords, London, UK, on 8 December 2016.

  •  (photo: Las Vegas Convention Center)
    Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA)  - 16.12.2016, 00:45

    The United States' Most Wired-up Venue?

    Imagine packing the power of fourteen cell towers inside a single convention facility. That’s exactly how the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has retained the technology leadership of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).

  • (Photography: Keith Syvinski). (photo: Keith Syvinski)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 15.12.2016, 16:32

    Differentiating Packaging Fees

    The introduction of new fee scales for producers of harder-to-recycle packaging in many European Union countries, threatens to increase prices for UK producers with overseas markets.

  • The Yehudi Menuhin School in Cobham, Surrey. (photo: Kemper System/Yehudi Menuhin School )
    Kemper System  - 15.12.2016, 12:32

    Hitting the Right Note at the Yehudi Menuhin School

    Kemper System’s Kemperol V210 waterproofing membrane has been used to ensure that one of the few buildings to survive the Great Fire of London in 1666 continues to be preserved for future generations as part of a conservation project at 17 Fleet Street.

  • Office interior design by Lucentia Design. (Photography: Sara Porter). (photo: SARA PORTER)
    Lucentia Design  - 15.12.2016, 12:01

    Innovative Design Solutions

    Lucentia, a Manchester-based design house specialising in bespoke interior solutions, is making its debut appearance at the Surface Design Show 2017 (Stand 270, Business Design Centre, Islington, London – 7th to 9th February, 2017).

  • ICC Exhibition Centre. (Photography: Guy Wilkinson Photography). (photo: Guy Wilkinson Photography)
    HASSELL + Populous  - 15.12.2016, 11:21

    Showcasing Sydney to the World

    Spread over 250,000 square metres in the heart of Sydney, ICC Sydney at Darling Harbour is a new global benchmark in exhibition and convention venues and an important city-shaping project set to transform Sydney.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 15.12.2016, 00:47

    And the Finalists Are?

    The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA) is excited to announce the Delight in Light Finalists for 2015/16. ‘Delight in Light’ is a movement created to encourage excellence in lighting design.

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    Encycle Corporation  - 15.12.2016, 00:16

    Encycle Closes US$11.5 Million of Funding

    Encycle Corp. announces it has closed on the initial tranche of an $11.5 million investment led by Prelude Ventures of San Francisco and NGEN Partners of New York City.

  • (Photography: Kenn Kiser).                                (photo: Kenn Kiser)
    Business Continuity Institute (BCI)  - 14.12.2016, 13:07

    Recognising the Need for an Emergency Communications Plan

    In our globally connected world, most organizations have staff that travel overseas, making it more important than ever for those organizations to have an effective emergency communications plan in place.

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    dmg events  - 14.12.2016, 09:29

    Headline Sponsor for launch of FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo

    Advanced will participate in FM Expo Saudi 2017 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events (January 15-17, 2017) as headline sponsor when the event debuts in January next year.

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    Gateshead Council  - 12.12.2016, 17:25

    Gateshead Council Building Cleaning Service Best in UK

    Gateshead Council has been recognised by the Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE), winning the best performing Building Cleaning Service in the UK.

  •  (photo: Litenow Ltd, Digital Lumens)
    Litenow Ltd  - 12.12.2016, 16:50

    UK Intelligent Lighting Systems Partnership

    Specialist low-energy lighting company Lightnow announces a partnership with intelligent lighting systems market leader, Digital Lumens.

  •  (photo: Maxwell Technologies, Inc.)
    Maxwell Technologies Inc  - 12.12.2016, 15:57

    Commercial and Industrial Standby and Backup Generator Solutions

    New Ultracapacitor-based modules from Maxwell Technologies deliver strong, reliable starting power for standby and backup generators (gensets).

  •  (photo: WeAreCoffeePoint)
    We Are CoffeePoint  - 12.12.2016, 14:54

    Bespoke In-house Coffee Shops

    A new concept that energises a company’s workforce, fosters creativity and increases co-operation at work has been launched by We Are CoffeePoint.

  • Kelio Visio X7 in use. (photo: Bodet Ltd.)
    Bodet Group  - 12.12.2016, 13:14

    Cost-effective Time and Attendance Management

    International workforce management specialists Bodet have developed a more cost effective option of their award-winning Kelio Visio X7 interactive time and attendance terminal.

  •  (photo: Ecolab, Inc.)
    Ecolab Inc  - 09.12.2016, 21:45

    Tips and Resources to Protect Against Influenza

    Seasonal influenza, commonly referred to as “the flu,” is caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs, and can cause severe and life-threatening illness in many people. It is spread from person to person through virus-infected droplets from coughing, sneezing, influenza-contaminated surfaces, high-touch objects and hands.

  • Multi-award winning performance: FridgeWize Q-Blade. (photo: FridgeWize)
    FridgeWize Inc  - 09.12.2016, 21:17

    2016 International Energy Award

    "Top Product of the Year Award" represents a crowning achievement for FridgeWize's Q-Blade.

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    Excalibur Communications  - 08.12.2016, 13:23

    Supporting the Homeless in Swindon

    With help from a little cardboard and some sleeping bags, staff at Excalibur Communications have raised over £2,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and Threshold Housing Link.

  • (Photography: H. Assaf). (photo: H. Assaf)
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 07.12.2016, 23:55

    New Guidance on Operational Cost Benchmarking

    Helping facilities management professionals to highlight best practice and identify gaps in performance through operational cost benchmarking is the subject of the latest Guidance Note from BIFM.

  •  (photo: CCA Floors & Interiors)
    CCA Floors & Interiors  - 07.12.2016, 22:24

    CCA Floors & Interiors Announces Promotions

    CCA is excited to announce a series of organizational changes.

  • Paul Timmins. (photo: Ecosurety)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 06.12.2016, 21:56

    Ecosurety Appoints Operations Director

    Ecosurety, one of the fastest-growing resource efficiency specialists in the UK, has appointed Paul Timmins to the role of operations director.

  • Oak Priory. (photo: )
    Eric Wright Group  - 06.12.2016, 21:41

    25-Year Stoke PFI Contract

    Eric Wright Facilities Management (EWFM), part of the Eric Wright Group, has commenced a 25-year contract to service three retirement villages in Stoke-on-Trent.

  • Perfect double-act: the new Hot-Shot 400® and Hot-Shot 320® pipe thawing machines. (photo: General Piple Cleaners, Inc.)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 05.12.2016, 18:58

    Thawing Frozen Pipes Faster

    Almanacs say we’re in for a tough, cold winter. And that means frozen pipes.

  • Staff can participate in surveys as they clock in or out using the company's Kelio Visio X7 time and attendance terminals. (photo: Bodet Ltd.)
    Bodet Group  - 05.12.2016, 18:28

    Bringing Employee Feedback into the 21st Century

    International workforce management specialists, Bodet Ltd, have introduced new easy to use software apps for businesses to carry out automated employee surveys and receive staff suggestions.

  • Casper Pendants were inspired by a performing arts center looking for a linear lighting solution to fill their lobby. (photo: LightArt)
    3form LightArt  - 02.12.2016, 22:18

    Lighting that Stands Tall

    Seattle-based lighting company, LightArt, is excited to announce the newest addition to their Casper collection, a line of minimalist, linear pendants.

  • Representatives from Vital Energi and the University of St Andrews collecting the award. (photo: Vital Energi)
    Vital Energi  - 02.12.2016, 16:32

    Celebrating Sustainable Energy Development

    The £25 million Biomass Energy Centre & District Heating Network for the University of St Andrews has been celebrated at one of Scotland’s most prestigious awards ceremonies, winning the Sustainable Development category of the Scottish Green Energy Awards.

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    SL Green Realty Corp  - 02.12.2016, 13:46

    SL Green and Jeff Sutton Sign 69,000 Square-Foot Lease with Nike

    SL Green Realty Corp, New York City's largest commercial landlord, along with its partner Jeff Sutton, have announced that NIKE, Inc., has signed a 15-year lease at 650 Fifth Avenue.

  •  (photo: ServiceMaster)
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 02.12.2016, 00:50

    Executive Promotions at ServiceMaster

    ServiceMaster has announced the promotion of members of its corporate executive team Marty Wick and .Mary Kay Wegner into new roles.

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    Villanova University  - 01.12.2016, 18:10

    Tackling the Tax Connundrum

    For business owners, finance managers and employees, paying tax is an important and unavoidable part of life. However, with taxes on the money you earn, the money you spend, the money you inherit and the money you save, it is important to understand just how much you are paying and what your entitlements are.

  •  (photo: Quess Corp)
    Quess Corp Limited  - 30.11.2016, 09:28

    Quess Corp to Acquire Manipal's FM Business

    Quess Corp., India’s leading integrated business services provider, announces it has entered into agreements to acquire the facility management and catering businesses of Manipal Integrated Services to create one of India’s largest integrated facility management (IFM) providers.

  •  (photo: dmg events)
    dmg events  - 30.11.2016, 08:20

    Record-breaking Big 5

    The 37th edition of The Big 5 welcomed over 75,000 participants, breaking last year’s record, according to dmg events who have announced the next edition will take place from 26 to 29 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

  • Ireland Region Young FM of the Year Bernie McManamon, Sodexo, and Des Maguire, Managing Director of Tech Skills Resources, sponsor of the BIFM Ireland Awards. (photo: British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM))
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 29.11.2016, 20:05

    Facility Management Professionals Recognised for Industry Excellence

    Facilities Management (FM) professionals from across Ireland and beyond gathered on Friday 25 November at Croke Park for the annual BIFM Ireland Awards at the organisation’s FM Summit which was sponsored by TechSkills Resources.

  •  (photo: Croma Vigilant)
    Croma Vigilant  - 29.11.2016, 17:46

    National Award for NHS Training Programme

    Croma Vigilant are honoured to have been selected as the recipients of the "Security Training Initiative of the Year" award at this year's Security Excellence Awards.

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    Signbox Ltd  - 28.11.2016, 22:09

    Landmark West London Office Block Catches Eye of Commuters

    Architectural signage specialist, Signbox, has recently completed a stunning new interior and exterior signage project for the West London offices of Japanese entertainment giant, Bandai Namco.

  •  (photo: Sentinel Products)
    Sentinel Performance Solutions Limited  - 28.11.2016, 18:20

    Great Chemicals Come in Small Packages

    Delivering lifetime protection from corrosion and limescale in commercial heating and cooling systems is now easier, faster and more efficient thanks to Sentinel Commercial’s new ‘Triple Power’ water treatment chemicals.

  •  (photo: Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Jet Towel)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 28.11.2016, 16:46

    Accept No Imitations

    In 1993 Mitsubishi Electric became the world’s first company to develop and sell a new type of hand dryer that blows jets of air on both sides of the hand, pushing water off rather than evaporating it. As a recent lawsuit in Belgium proves, however, some competitor products on the market are imitating this technology.

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    dmg events  - 28.11.2016, 15:51

    Inaugural Editions of FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo

    FM Expo Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo will be held at the Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events from 15-17 January as the facilities management market in Saudi Arabia,the largest in the GCC region, is forecast to expand to US$29 billion by 2017.

  • Artist's rendering of the Greenbank Student Village. (photo: Vital Energi)
    Vital Energi  - 28.11.2016, 12:21

    University of Liverpool's Sustainable Energy Centre

    Vital Energi have commenced installation of a new £1.5m Energy Centre for the new Greenbank halls of residence at the University of Liverpool.

  • (Photograph: Graham Richardson). (photo: Graham Richardson)
    Compass Group PLC  - 28.11.2016, 09:50

    New Strategic Partnership

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, has announced a significant new long-term contract with national distribution and outsourcing company, Bunzl.

  • Perfect for multiple indoor cooling applications: the STULZ Explorer WSW water cooled chiller. (photo: STULZ GmbH)
    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 24.11.2016, 17:37

    Taking the Heat Off

    STULZ has announced the launch of its pioneering STULZ Explorer WSW water cooled chiller unit which is designed for a diverse range of mission-critical indoor applications, including data centres, communications rooms, industrial and commercial buildings, and telecommunication equipment centres.

  •  (photo: Mitie Property Services)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 24.11.2016, 10:56

    Social Value & Community Investment

    Mitie Property Services, the property management division of Mitie, recently became licensed to use the industry-recognised Social Value Bank, demonstrating its commitment to social value and community investment initiatives.

  • Renascentia Store. (photo: GAA)
    Giraldi Associates Architects (GAA)  - 24.11.2016, 02:16

    Novel Store Concept

    Boutique fashion accessories brand Renascentia has opened its first retail outlet in one of Florence's renowned historic buildings.

  • (Photography: WinterforceMedia). (photo: WinterforceMedia)
    International Association of CIP Professionals  - 23.11.2016, 23:56

    Energy Cyber Risk Management Workshop (26-27 December, Istanbul)

    With economic damage from a major cyber attack on the U.S. power grid forecast at upwards of $1 Trillion, The International Association of CIP Professionals' December workshop will focus on how to prevent your organisation's infrastructure and technology failing.

  • (Photography: Integrated Systems Europe). (photo: Integrated Systems Europe (ISE))
    Baldwin Boxall  - 22.11.2016, 15:44

    New Products from Baldwin Boxall at ISE 2017 (7-10 February)

    Baldwin Boxall is looking forward to welcoming visitors to ISE in February and will be at stand number 3-C87 which they are sharing with Dutch distributor, TAU Audio Solutions.

  • Carly Deacon, Excalibur's Head of HR. (photo: Excalibur Communications)
    Excalibur Communications  - 22.11.2016, 13:40

    A Maximum Rating

    Excalibur Communications of Swindon has achieved the maximum 3-star rating in the UK's prestigious "Best Companies" survey.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 22.11.2016, 12:56

    Championing a Novel Approach

    A new initiative from the largest trade body representing the lighting industry in Europe is being launched in January to counter the threat from poor quality, non-compliant lighting products entering the UK market.

  •  (photo: MAXIMEyes)
    MAXIM Eyes  - 22.11.2016, 11:52

    Awards for Energy & Telecomms Consultancy

    Energy and telecommunications consultancy MAXIMeyes has won the ‘Best Customer Services’ of the year award at the Sutton Excellence Business Awards. The company was also commended as ‘SME Business of The Year’ by the panel that named its founder, Shamir Jiwa, as the London Borough's ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’.

  • Focal point: the sculpture functioned as a focal point for commuters at Waterloo station. (photo: Interserve plc)
    Interserve PLC  - 22.11.2016, 10:36

    Interserve Boosts Poppy Appeal

    Interserve and a three-metre sculpture have raised over £66,000 for The Royal British Legion’s 2016 Poppy Appeal.

  • (Photography by Lance Longhi). (photo: Lance Longhi)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 22.11.2016, 10:18

    Supporting Innovative Startups

    Sodexo Ventures fund makes first investment with Wynd, a start-up specialized in solutions to digitize retail points-of-sale and create cross-channel customer journeys.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 21.11.2016, 16:58

    ISS Acquires German Technical & Building Engineering Capabilities

    ISS has agreed to buy the German technical and building services company EVANTEC specialised in services within critical environments in the energy, infrastructure and technology sectors

  • FM facilities engineers logo (photo: Sodexo)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 17.11.2016, 13:29

    Another Year of Solid Growth

    Sodexo has reported annual revenue increases of more than 2.2 per cent and organic growth above 2.5 per cent on the back of strong performances from its businesses in the United States and United Kingdom.

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    VEGA Global  - 17.11.2016, 09:17

    Entertainment Project Award for Innovation

    Vega Europe are extremely proud to announce that the Tio Service Delivery Intelligence has been shortlisted for the ‘Technology for Smart Buildings’ category at the InAVation Awards.

  • (Photograph courtesy of Siemens AG). (photo: Siemens AG)
    Charles Russell Speechlys  - 17.11.2016, 01:31

    Smart Buildings on the Rise

    New research released today suggests three-quarters of the United Kingdom's property professionals expect to gain from tech-enabled real estate, although significant obstacles to the widescale adoption of smart building technologies still remain.

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    Ojmar US LLC  - 16.11.2016, 22:56

    Electronic Lock Supplier Ojmar US Defeats Competitor’s Patent

    Ojmar US LLC., announces a significant victory in its ongoing legal dispute against Security People Inc., which does business as "Digilock".

  • Móz Designs Laser Cut Collection twig design. (photo: Móz Designs)
    Móz Designs  - 16.11.2016, 22:13

    New Laser Cut Metal Solutions

    The new Laser Cut collection from Móz Designs redefines architectural metal solutions by expanding the possibilities of the dynamic aluminum material using cutting-edge tooling and technology.

  • Trevor Smyth, BIFM Ireland Awards 2016 judge and Fionnuala Byrne, BIFM Ireland Southern Branch Chair. (photo: British Institute of Facilities Management, Ireland Branch (BIFM Ireland))
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 16.11.2016, 17:51

    BIFM Ireland Awards 2016 Shortlist

    The Ireland Region of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has revealed the short-list of the BIFM Ireland Awards 2016 ahead of the awards ceremony on Friday 25 November in Dublin.

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    Torch Marketing  - 16.11.2016, 17:25

    European Association of Airport & Seaport Police President to Address World Border Security Congress

    As political uncertainty and conflict fuel international terrorism and global migration, policy makers and practitioners are preparing for the 2017 edition of The World Border Security Congress in Casablanca.

  • FCC Environmental Services team with the P3 Bulletin award (left to right): Alfredo Vigre (Dallas MRF, Project Manager), Andrea Rodriguez (Technical Director, FCC Environmental Services), Iñigo Sanz (CEO, FCC Environmental Services), and Santiago Carrasco (CFO, FCC Environmental Services). (photo: FCC Environmental Services U.S.A.)
    FCC Group  - 14.11.2016, 17:54

    P3 Bulletin Award for Dallas Recycling Facility

    FCC Environmental Services, the US subsidiary of the global environmental services group FCC, has received the P3 Bulletin Award for the single-stream Material Recovery Facility (MRF) on the McCommas Bluff Landfill site in southern Dallas, Texas, in the category "Best Waste/Energy/Water Project".

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    Service Works Group (SWG)  - 14.11.2016, 17:02

    New Insight into PPP Contracts

    The strategic priority within Public Private-Partnerships (PPPs or P3s) is shifting from ‘doing deals’ to ensuring existing assets are being operated and maintained well, according to a new white paper from the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) and Service Works.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 11.11.2016, 18:00

    J.P. Morgan Ultimate Services Investor Conference

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., will participate at the J.P. Morgan 2016 Ultimate Services Investor Conference on November 15, 2016.

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    VEGA Global  - 11.11.2016, 17:32

    Bose PRO Partner

    VEGA Europe has been selected as a Bose PRO Partner, affirming its expertise in sound system installations.

  • (Photograph supplied under license from Sussex Police). (photo: Sussex Police)
    Cameron Forecourt  - 10.11.2016, 14:50

    Fuelling Sussex Police

    Cameron Forecourt are delighted to have successfully retained the service contract with facilities management experts, Kier Workplace Services, to provide support and maintenance services to the vehicle refuelling systems operated by Sussex Police.

  • Dr. Mohamad Kassem. (photo: )
    FM Magazine  - 10.11.2016, 00:55

    FM Magazine Editorial Board Appointment

    FM Magazine is pleased to announce Mohamad Kassem, an Associate Professor of Construction and Mechanical Engineering at Northumbria University, has joined its distinguished editorial advisory board.

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    VEGA Global  - 09.11.2016, 23:32

    Director Appointments at VEGA Europe

    Communication and solutions provider announces two Director appointments.

  •  (photo: General Wire Spring Company / General Pipe Cleaners)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 09.11.2016, 22:36

    Broken Drain Snakes

    General Pipe Cleaners have released Quick-Fix™ to facilitate repairs of broken drain cleaning snakes in the field.

  •  (photo: Dubai Metro)
    dmg events  - 09.11.2016, 13:35

    Dubai Metro Extension

    The Dubai Metro, the first of its kind in the Gulf region, has increased rapidly since its launch in 2010 and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) expects to extend the Metro tracks to 110 kilometres by 2020 and 421 kilometres by 2030.

  • ViLX Commander screen. (photo: Vox Ignis Limited)
    Vox Ignis Limited  - 08.11.2016, 16:57

    ViLX Commander

    Vox Ignis announces the release of ViLX Commander - a GUI supplied as a complete package with an EN54-4 power supply and industrial panel PC with telephone handset integrated.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 08.11.2016, 16:19

    Gareth John joins the LIA

    Gareth John has recently joined the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) as Technical Lead - Photometry.

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    ABM Industries Inc  - 08.11.2016, 09:18

    Axis of Aptitude

    During Tomorrow's Engineers Week Jason Pease, technical services director ABM (NYSE:ABM) UK’s Business and Industry Group, sets out a three part job description for aspiring engineers.

  •  (photo: Siemens Building Technologies)
    Innovative Technology Inc  - 07.11.2016, 17:19

    Partnering for Optimal Automation

    Inert has partnered with Siemens to offer highly customizable controls on its lines of argon and nitrogen gas management systems.

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    Skanska UK Plc  - 02.11.2016, 19:13

    Senior Appointments at Skanska UK

    Skanska has announced three new executive and senior management appointments.

  • (Photography by Andy Stafiniak). (photo: Andy Stafiniak)
    Interserve PLC  - 02.11.2016, 10:09

    Sparking up a Conversation

    Interserve is launching an online debate series to spark conversation about how the workplace experience can improve employee productivity and engagement.

  • One JLT (Photography by The Cool Box Studio). (photo: THE-COOL-BOX Studio (Martin Pfei)
    Mace Limited  - 02.11.2016, 09:40

    Integrated DMCC FM Contract for Mace

    Macro has won a three year Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) contract with DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) to maintain commercial tower, One JLT.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 02.11.2016, 09:13

    Acquisition of 4th Largest Caterer in Chile

    ISS has acquired Apunto, the fourth largest caterer in Chile, with an annual revenue of DKK 116 million in 2015.

  • Junior Ranks Single Living Accommodation. (photo: Aspire Defence)
    Aspire Defence  - 01.11.2016, 15:28

    Soldiers & Civilians to Benefit from Military Infrastructure Investment

    Today's announcement by Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed that Aspire Defence will play a vital role in setting the foundations for the British Army’s future, through provision of new and improved accommodation for soldiers based in the South and troops resettling under the Army Basing Programme (ABP).

  • Salisbury Plain Training Area. (Photography by Cpl Si Longworth RLC/United Kingdom Ministry of Defence). (photo: Cpl Si Longworth RLC (Phot))
    Carillion PLC  - 01.11.2016, 14:11

    £1.1 Billion UK MoD Contracts for Carillion JV

    Joint Ventures between Carillion and KBR (50:50) have been awarded construction and facilities management support services contracts to support the Army Basing Programme.

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    Excalibur Communications  - 01.11.2016, 09:39

    New IT and Mobile Partner

    Nursing and training provider First City Group has appointed Swindon-based Excalibur Communications as its new IT and mobile partner.

  • (Photography by Seb Oliver). (photo: Seb Oliver)
    CBRE Group  - 31.10.2016, 18:37

    Volunteers Return to Repair Homeless Shelter

    CBRE Cares (CBRE Group's philanthropy program) will partner with U.S. national housing nonprofit organisation, Rebuilding Together, to continue repairs at the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago.

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    Baldwin Boxall  - 31.10.2016, 17:55

    Super Large EVC Systems Possible!

    Baldwin Boxall announces its popular Omnicare Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) system can now be extended to include up to an incredible 8,064 outstations!

  • Pee-proof coatings are already proving popular in Germany. (photo: )
    Liquid Proof  - 31.10.2016, 13:55

    Brixton Street Urinators in for a Shock

    The Brixton Business Improvement District (BID), a not for profit collective of 650 local businesses, is trialling a new splashback wall coating designed to deter street urination and keep the town clean.

  • (Image by Krzysztof Szkurlatowski). (photo: Krzysztof Szkurlatowski)
    dmg events  - 31.10.2016, 12:45

    Sustaining a Concrete Future

    The different approaches to reducing concrete carbon emissions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are to be discussed at Middle East Concrete 2016 in November.

  •  (photo: The Living Wage Foundation)
    Winder Power  - 31.10.2016, 11:21

    Champions of The Living Wage

    Winder Power has been chosen as the winner of the 2016 Living Wage Champion Award for the Yorkshire & Humber region, following a rigorous selection process.

  • (Photography by Chou). (photo: Chou0416)
    ISS Facility Services  - 31.10.2016, 09:29

    Environmental Protection Award

    The Taipei City Environmental Protection Bureau has recognised ISS Taiwan for its efforts in environmental responsibility.

  • Official opening ceremony with HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO (3rd from left), Carlos Afonso Head of Corporate Development and Concessions of FCC Environment - International Area (3rd from right) & Paul Taylor CEO, FCC Environment UK (2nd from right). (photo: Derek Pelling)
    FCC Group  - 28.10.2016, 13:57

    Royal Opening for Energy from Waste (EfW) Facility

    The Greatmoor Energy from Waste (EfW) facility near Aylesbury was officially opened yesterday by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO. The 30-year contract was awarded in 2013 and represents an order book value of £920.4 million (€1.027 billion).

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 28.10.2016, 10:44

    ICEL Emergency Lighting: 2016 – Refresher course

    The Lighting Industry Academy’s ICEL Emergency Lighting course has been revised to take account of changes following the introduction of BS 5266-1:2016, Emergency lighting. Code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises.

  •  (photo: Service Works Group)
    Service Works Group (SWG)  - 28.10.2016, 10:11

    New Canadian GM for Service Works Global

    Service Works Global, leading provider of facility, property and PPP contract performance software, has appointed Kyle Booth as General Manager for the Canadian division of the business.

  • The Dubai Trolley System is the world's first hydrogen-powered tramway. (Photography by Gérard Al-Fil). (photo: Gérard Al-Fil )
    Serco Group Plc  - 28.10.2016, 08:47

    Dubai Trolley System Contract Extension

    Serco, the international service company, announces a 3-year contract extension by Emaar Properties to continue managing the operations and maintenance of the Downtown Dubai Trolley System until 2019.

  •  (photo: BIFM Ireland)
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 26.10.2016, 23:12

    Last Call for Entries

    The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland has extended the deadline for entries for the BIFM Ireland Awards 2016 until Friday 4th November. Sponsored by Tech Skills Resources, the awards will honour facilities management professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their field.

  • Nymans Gardens in the High Weald of Sussex was laid out over 120 years ago with plants collected from around the world.  (photo: )
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 26.10.2016, 17:27

    Reinforcing Greener Credentials

    One of the National Trust's most eco-friendly properties has installed Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel hand dryers.

  • (Photography by Michal Zacharzewski). (photo: Michal Zacharzewski)
    CBRE Group  - 26.10.2016, 16:33

    Leading with Labor

    A new paper from CBRE reports a paradigm shift in the approach companies are adopting to real estate decisions, with "talent, talent, talent" displacing the ago-old mantra, "location, location, location".

  •  (photo: Ecolab, Inc.)
    Ecolab Inc  - 26.10.2016, 16:01

    Disposal of Restroom Cleaning Subsidiary

    Ecolab has sold the restroom cleaning business it acquired through the November 2015 acquisition of the U.S. operations of Swisher Hygiene Inc. to Enviro-Master International Franchise LLC. Sales of the business were approximately $28 million in 2015.

  •  (photo: Carillion plc)
    Carillion PLC  - 26.10.2016, 15:46

    Customer Experience Centre Celebrates 3rd Birthday

    Integrated services company Carillion is celebrating the third anniversary of its Customer Experience Centre in Sheffield with an event to mark the re-opening of the expanded and refurbished centre.

  • (Photography by Martin Pfeiffer). (photo: Martin Pfeiffer)
    Baldwin Boxall  - 25.10.2016, 18:21

    Baldwin Boxall at Intersec 2017

    Baldwin Boxall looks forward to welcoming visitors at stand number 4-G12 during Intersec from 22-24 January at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  •  (photo: Innovative Technology, Inc.)
    Innovative Technology Inc  - 21.10.2016, 11:17

    Argon and Nitrogen Gas Management

    To meet demand from manufacturers who utilize glove boxes and other hermetic enclosures, Inert announces it has engineered a customizable line of argon and nitrogen gas management systems.

  • Deputy Mayor of Telford and Wrekin, Councillor Stephen Reynolds. (Photography by Michael Smith). (photo: Michael Smith)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 20.10.2016, 18:17

    A Bright & Exciting Future

    28th September saw the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) welcome its Members, Government officials, key industry figures and academia to celebrate the launch of the Lighting Industry Academy (The Academy)

  • (Photograph courtesy of Noel Yambao). (photo: NOEL YAMBAO)
    dmg events  - 20.10.2016, 11:56

    Transforming Sustainable Construction in the Middle East

    A panel of experts has shortlisted finalists for this year's Gaia Awards on 23 November at The Big 5 event which takes place in the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). These include products from 10 manufacturers who are set to transform construction in the Middle East.

  • (Photography by Steve Schlange). (photo: Steve Schlange)
    Supply Chain Sustainability School  - 18.10.2016, 17:32

    Countering Modern Slavery

    A new survey of the construction sector released today - on Anti-Slavery Day - by the Supply Chain Sustainability School, highlights the strengths and weaknesses of industry efforts to tackle the issue.

  • Selfridges Oxford Street - Front of Store, Window 2. (Photography by Andrew Meredith).  (photo: Andrew Meredith)
    G&H Maintenance  - 17.10.2016, 17:46

    Selfridges & Co Contract

    G&H Maintenance has won a contract with Selfridges & Co to manage its recently refurbished office in Leicester.

  • (Photography by Beau Giles). (photo: Beau Giles)
    Service Works Group (SWG)  - 17.10.2016, 10:43

    New Sydney Offices

    International facilities management software provider, Service Works Global (SWG – part of the Service Works Group of companies), has announced the opening of its new offices in Sydney.

  •  (photo: Global Business Excellence Awards)
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 14.10.2016, 09:35

    Global Business Excellence Award

    Wrightstyle has been named winner of the Outstanding Innovation category at the 2016 Global Business Excellence Awards.

  •  (photo: Farnek Services LLC)
    Farnek Services LLC  - 13.10.2016, 09:57

    AED 150 Million Investment in Smart Staff Accommodation

    The UAE's Farnek Services has announced it will construct energy- and waste- efficient accommodation for 8,000 of its employees located in Dubai.

  •  (photo: )
    Solution House Software  - 12.10.2016, 15:21

    Software to Transform FM Delivery at UK's National Oceanography Centre

    South African company Solution House has taken control of site management at the United Kingdom's largest marine science and research institute after including software to handle facilities-related processes in its bid.

  • (Photography by Remi Mathis). (photo: Remi Mathis)
    The Furniture Recycling Group (TFRG)  - 12.10.2016, 10:16

    Transforming Textile Recycling

    The Furniture Recycling Group (TFR Group) has partnered with the world-renowned University of St Andrews to transform textile recycling processes in its student accommodation and introduce a circular economy system.

  • (Photography by Henry Mühlpfordt). (photo: Henry Mühlpfordt)
    David Picton  - 11.10.2016, 17:01

    What Links Us All?

    Carillion's Chief Sustainability Officer David Picton discusses the FTSE 250 support services company's sustainable development strategy following the first ever corporate presentation on the subject at a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

  •  (photo: Paralympics Ireland)
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 11.10.2016, 16:07

    BIFM Ireland Support Paralympics Ireland

    The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland have announced their support for Paralympics Ireland ahead of the 20th BIFM Ireland Summit which is being sponsored by Aramark and OCS, and will take place on Friday 25 November.

  • (Photography by The Architecture Club). (photo: The Architecture Club)
    Intellihot Green Technologies Inc  - 11.10.2016, 14:54

    Saving Energy

    Intellihot Green Technologies are pleased to announce that 340 on the Park - Chicago’s 2nd largest residential building, has saved over 27 per cent on energy expenditure.

  •  (photo: Cliveden Conservation)
    Cliveden Conservation  - 11.10.2016, 14:17

    Don’t Leave Statues Uncovered this Winter

    Cliveden Conservation is reminding owners and managers of gardens, parks and properties that Winter Covers© for sculptures and decorative stonework need to be ordered before the cold and rainy weather arrives.

  •  (photo: NHS)
    BPD Zenith  - 07.10.2016, 17:26

    Extensions for Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    Construction and Facilities Management face a wave of disruption as the use of data is changing the way buildings are built as well as how they are monitored and maintained throughout their lifecycle, according to a briefing on the integration of IBM's Maximo platform with building information modelling (BIM) from BPD Zenith.

  • QBlade (photo: FridgeWize)
    FridgeWize Inc  - 07.10.2016, 17:00

    Bringing Home the Gold

    Newly relocated FridgeWize Inc. has won the prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Award against world renowned renewable energy giants including Honeywell.

  •  (photo: Panasonic Lighting Americas, Ind., Universal Lighting Technologies)
    Panasonic Lighting Americas Inc  - 07.10.2016, 16:42

    Two New Hires for Universal Lighting Technologies

    Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and member of the Panasonic Group, is delighted to welcome Donna Taylor and Rommell May to its team.

  • Circularety producer dashboard. (photo: ecosurety limited)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 07.10.2016, 15:18

    Reprocessors Take Brunt of PRN Price Volatility

    Reprocessors are finding it difficult to plan PRN (Packaging Recovery Note) investment as a result of a 70 per cent fall in revenues over the past 6 months, according to ecosurety.

  • Artist's rendering of the recycling and energy-from-waste plant which is to be built at Millerhill (Midlothian) on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland. (photo: FCC Environment)
    FCC Group  - 07.10.2016, 14:59

    Financial Close on £450 Million Edinburgh Waste Contract

    FCC Environment, through its subsidiary FCC Environment UK, has been awarded the Zero Waste: Edinburgh and Midlothian contract under which the company will manage and process up to 155,000 tons per year of residual waste from the City of Edinburgh Council and Midlothian Council.

  •  (photo: Rogers Place)
    Aramark Corporation  - 06.10.2016, 13:44

    A Robust Lineup of Dining Options

    Rogers Place has today unveiled new dining options to transform the culinary experience for ice hockey fans and concert goers visiting the indoor arena in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

  • Iconic: Sicredi's achievement is an example to other organisations of how the operating efficiency of existing buildings can be improved. (photo: Sicredi)
    SAC Sicredi ,  OTEC Consultancy  - 06.10.2016, 10:46

    Ground-breaking Brazilian LEED Building Certification

    Cooperative financial institution Sicredi which has more than 3.3 million members in 20 states throughout Brazil, has become the country's first organisation (and only the 4th in Latin America) to receive LEED Existing Buildings: Operation & Maintenance, Platinum certification.

  •  (photo: Oracle Corporation)
    Oracle Corporation  - 05.10.2016, 14:55

    Transforming the Cloud Infrastructure Market

    Oracle has introduced the broadest array of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings in the industry, which include bare metal cloud servers.

  • Danish headquarters of Nordea at Christianshavn, Copenhagen. (Photography by Mahlum).  (photo: Mahlum )
    ISS Facility Services  - 05.10.2016, 14:34

    A 40-year Partnership

    This week ISS completed 40 years of service to Nordea under a partnership that began in 1976 with the delivery of cleaning services and has expanded to include a full complement of integrated facility services in buildings across the Nordic region.

  • Multimaster functionality: the 5th generation HYDROVAR permits individual pump control in the event of sensor inactivity or failure. (photo: Xylem, Inc.)
    Xylem Inc  - 05.10.2016, 14:18

    5th Generation HYDROVAR Intelligent Control System

    Global water technology leader Xylem is debuting the 5th generation HYDROVAR, an intelligent control system that accurately adapts to system demands and helps end-users realise cost and energy savings.

  •  (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 05.10.2016, 12:02

    Developing for the Lighting Industry

    The Lamp release of the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) website is now live, bringing the latest improvements to members and Academy users as part of the LIA’s rolling web development programme.

  •  (photo: Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc.)
    Panasonic Lighting Americas Inc  - 05.10.2016, 11:35

    Mexican Agent for Universal Lighting Technologies

    Panasonic Lighting Americas subsidiary Universal Lighting Technologies, has appointed Adetronics as its first sales representation agency in Mexico.

  • Boston (Photograph: Mark Neuburger). (photo: Mark Neuburger)
    SIREAS LLC  - 04.10.2016, 17:19

    Breaking New Ground

    SIREAS, LLC has announced it has become a Vested® Center of Excellence for guiding companies in developing win-win outsourcing management relationships in corporate real estate and facilities management.

  • General’s Speedrooter XL in action. (photo: Picasa)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 04.10.2016, 17:07

    Long Distance Clog-busting Power with Easy Drum Changes

    Now with easily interchangeable drums, the Speedrooter XL® from General Pipe Cleaners clears tough clogs in 3” to 10” lines – up to 200 feet.

  • Nationwide House - the Nationwide Building Society's head office building in Swindon. (Photography by Pixmedia). (photo: Nationwide Building Society)
    Carillion PLC  - 04.10.2016, 15:48

    £350 Million FM and Workplace Services Contract

    Carillion has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide support services at the Nationwide Building Society's Headquarters in Swindon, 15 corporate offices, critical data centres, and 700 retail branches throughout the United Kingdom.

  •  (photo: Conference & Exhibition Management Services)
    International Facility Management Association (IFMA) ,  Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS)  - 04.10.2016, 15:13

    Inaugural Singapore Facility Management Awards 2016

    To mark the celebration of its 15th year anniversary, the International Facility Management Association Singapore Chapter (IFMA) held its inaugural Singapore Facility Management (FM) Awards on Friday September 30th 2016 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre.

  • Urinals at The Shard building, London (Photography by WFC Contractors). (photo: WFC Contractors)
    News Editor  - 30.09.2016, 09:15

    A Jolly Good Idea

    Online sanitaryware specialist, Lime Kitchen and Bathroom, is promoting the Jollytronic Infra-red (IR) non-touch sensor flushing valve kit as the solution for washroom operators who receive "touch-averse" visitors.

  • Spain-Morocco border (Photography by Melilla). (photo: Melilla)
    Torch Marketing  - 29.09.2016, 21:34

    Closer Border Ties

    The European Union has launched a programme to support border security in North Africa and the Sahel region.

  •  (photo: Restaurant Associates/Compass Group UK & Ireland)
    Compass Group PLC  - 28.09.2016, 20:54

    Exceptional Chef and Front-of-House Talent

    Restaurant Associates, the executive dining division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, hosted the annual Hospitality and Culinary Skills competition which is a celebration of the exceptional chef and front-of-house talent across the business.

  •  (photo: Swale Heating)
    Aeromark Optimatics  - 28.09.2016, 19:58

    Service Management Software for Swale Heating

    Swale Heating, the largest independent heating maintenance provider in the South East of England, has successfully replaced the software that runs it’s business with Aeromark's Optimatics platform.

  • (Photography by Limesigns). (photo: Limesigns)
    Interserve PLC  - 28.09.2016, 13:17

    Extension of CooperVision Contract

    Interserve has won a three-year account extension to provide support services to CooperVision, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of contact lenses.

  •  (photo: Circularety)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 28.09.2016, 09:40

    Launch of Revolutionary PRN Investment Platform

    From today (28 September) producers and reprocessors can sign up to a revolutionary platform that enables Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) obligations money to be invested transparently.

  • (Photography by J.C. Murphy). (photo: J.C. Murphy)
    Serco Group Plc  - 27.09.2016, 15:27

    Canadian $115 Million Defence Contract Extension for Serco

    Serco has been awarded a contract by Public Services and Procurement Canada to continue providing site support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Goose Bay (CFB) base.

  • Emergency voice communication (EVC) panel for the CARE2 system. (photo: Baldwin Boxall)
    Baldwin Boxall  - 27.09.2016, 13:41

    EVC System BIM Objects from UK Manufacturer

    Baldwin Boxall has announced the availability of BIM objects for their two emergency voice communication (EVC) systems – Omnicare and CARE2. The drawings are freely available from the company to anyone upon request.

  •  (photo: LightArt)
    3form LightArt  - 27.09.2016, 10:23

    Lighting the Way

    Seattle-based lighting manufacturer, LightArt, is helping employees and guests intuitively navigate their way around the workplace using lighting design.

  • The Hong Kong Museum of Art (Photography by Malcolm Koo). (photo: Malcolm Koo)
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 27.09.2016, 08:44

    Hong Kong Museum of Art Contract

    UK steel and aluminium glazing systems supplier Wrightstyle has won a major contract with Hong Kong’s prestigious Museum of Art.

  • (Photography by Andy Goodridge). (photo: Andy Goodridge)
    Signbox Ltd  - 26.09.2016, 22:18

    A River Runs Through It

    Signbox and the Graphic History Company deliver stunning Thames mural made up of 3,500 iconic author names for book publisher Hachette UK.

  •  (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 26.09.2016, 22:03

    Ambassadors of Learning

    The Lighting Industry Academy launches on 28th September, as part of the LIA’s continued investment into all aspects of the UK lighting industry.

  • (Photography by Blue Sky). (photo: Blue Sky)
    Serco Group Plc  - 23.09.2016, 19:42

    Outstanding Health & Safety Performance

    Serco FM teams at two Scottish hospitals have again been recognised for outstanding health and safety performance at the internationally acclaimed Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

  • (Photography by Eve Schuster). (photo: Eve Schuster)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 23.09.2016, 19:12

    A Perfect Score

    Sodexo has received the highest available ranking in the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) "Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard" for its commitment to becoming a responsible user of palm oil.

  • Crocus on site. (photo: Bodet Ltd.)
    Bodet Group  - 22.09.2016, 20:30

    Nursery and Garden Produce Staff Go Biometric

    Leading nursery and online garden produce retailer Crocus have just installed the very latest Bodet interactive time and attendance system, to provide accurate and reliable staff attendance data and reduce administration for HR and payroll staff.

  •  (photo: Emcor Group, Inc.)
    Emcor Group Inc.  - 22.09.2016, 19:51

    Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.

    EMCOR Group is pleased to announce that thousands of its employees at 55+ of its subsidiaries across the United States will commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats in support of the company's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." campaign.

  •  (photo: ChargePoint, Inc.)
    ChargePoint Inc  - 22.09.2016, 19:17

    “First Come, First Served” Electric Vehicle Charging

    ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, has today launched a first-of-its-kind service which creates a virtual queue for EV charging stations.

  •  (photo: Circularety)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 22.09.2016, 18:29

    Video Release Ahead of Circularety Launch

    UK resource efficiency specialist Ecosurety has today released a video ahead of the high-profile launch of its "Circularety" packaged recovery note (PRN) solution in London on Tuesday 27 September.

  • Karen Halil, Hal Halil (Business Development Manager) and Tim Dobson (Sales & Commercial Director). (photo: VEGA Europe)
    VEGA Global  - 22.09.2016, 17:54

    Raising Money for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity

    After seven hours and over 35 kilometres, the tremendous ‘Team VEGA’ passed the finish line on the Arundel to Brighton South Downs Way walk, raising money that will be used to support families affected by cerebral palsy.

  •  (photo: Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc.)
    Panasonic Lighting Americas Inc  - 22.09.2016, 16:18

    More LED Retrofit Options

    Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and member of the Panasonic Group, will expand its current EVERLINE LED Retrofit Kit family with the LED Linear Retrofit Assembly option for indoor and covered outdoor strip fixture applications.

  • Ben Ullman (photo: Ben Ullman)
    News Editor  - 22.09.2016, 15:26

    A Most Attractive Employer

    Facility services major Ecolab has been ranked 29th by natural sciences undergraduates and 66th by engineering undergraduates, in this year's UNIVERSUM poll of the "Most Attractive Employer" in the United States.

  •  (photo: )
    Interserve PLC  - 21.09.2016, 15:53

    £81 Million City Centre Ajman Mall Contract for Khansaheb

    Interserve's construction joint venture Khansaheb, has been awarded a £81 million contract by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Group to expand and upgrade the City Centre Ajman shopping mall in the UAE.

  • (Photography by Joe Zlomek). (photo: Joe Zlomek)
    Flora-Tec Ltd  - 21.09.2016, 15:19

    New Regional Manager for Flora-Tec

    Flora-tec are delighted to announce Alistair Stride's appointment as Manager for the Southern UK region.

  • Haggerston Castle, one of the Bourne Leisure sites G&H Maintenance manages.  (photo: G&H Maintenance)
    G & H Group  - 20.09.2016, 22:17

    Pre-planned & Reactive Maintenance

    After managing six Bourne Leisure sites for four years, G&H Maintenance has won a competitive tender to manage eight more in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Wales.

  •  (photo: Inepro)
    Inepro BV  - 20.09.2016, 18:39

    Better Financial Transparency

    The latest update to high-security identity management and payment platform Inepro Back office suite (iBos) promises even more transparency and control over financial processes.

  • (Photography by Hervé Cozanet). (photo: Hervé Cozanet )
    Soundcore Capital Partners  - 20.09.2016, 18:34

    Soundcore Acquires PumpMan

    PumpMan, a leading provider of pump system maintenance, repair and new system installation, today announced that private equity firm Soundcore Capital Partners, LLC (“Soundcore”), has acquired the Company. As part of the transaction, Don Devine has been named new CEO of PumpMan.

  •  (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 15.09.2016, 20:28

    A Bright and Exciting Future

    The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA) will officially launch the Lighting Industry Academy on September 28 - just six months after the inauguration of extensive 12,500 square foot laboratory facilities.

  • Russell Javorsky: celebrating his 50th anniversary with General Wire Spring Company on 30 August. (photo: General Wire Spring Company)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 15.09.2016, 20:03

    Half a Century of Dedication

    General Pipe Cleaners, a division of General Wire Spring, is proud to announce that Russell Javorsky celebrated his 50th anniversary of employment with the company on 30 August 2016.

  • (Photography by Galliard Homes). (photo: Galliard Homes)
    News Editor  - 15.09.2016, 19:32

    You're Hired!

    Wrightstyle were definitely hired to supply advanced glazing systems for a high-end apartment complex in Camden Town, London which featured in the last series of TV’s The Apprentice.

  •  (photo: )
    News Editor  - 15.09.2016, 13:33

    NYC Opening

    Massachusetts real estate advisory firm SIREAS has announced its expansion into the New York City area only a year after its establishment.

  • The John J. Hemmingson Center. (photo: John J. Hemmingson Center)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 15.09.2016, 09:24

    Celebrating Growth

    Sodexo has commended its dining sustainability team at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, for optimising crop yields and reducing water consumption by 90 per cent at an innovative on-campus 1,000 sq. ft. hydroponic greenhouse facility.

  • (Photography by Jeffrey M. Vinocur). (photo: Jeffrey M. Vinocur)
    Aramark Corporation  - 14.09.2016, 18:00

    New Global Riverside Headquarters for Aramark

    Aramark has unveiled plans to relocate to a new headquarters building on the Schuylkill River in 2018.

  • Bandai Namco’s London headquarters building. (photo: Signbox)
    Signbox Ltd  - 14.09.2016, 17:05

    Signage Installation at Bandai Namco’s London HQ

    Architectural signage specialist, Signbox, has recently completed a stunning new interior and exterior signage project for the West London offices of Japanese entertainment giant, Bandai Namco.

  • (Photography by Michael & Christa Richert). (photo: Michael & Christa Richert)
    Energise Ltd  - 14.09.2016, 12:58

    Free Post-Brexit Energy Planning Seminar

    A one-day seminar on 11 October will consider opportunities Brexit is creating for the United Kingdom's energy and carbon sector.

  •  (photo: Almeda Facilities)
    Almeda Facilities  - 14.09.2016, 09:09

    Sponsoring BIFM's South West Quarterly Training Day

    Almeda Facilities have been named as title sponsors of BIFM’s South West Quarterly Training Day at the Hilton Bristol Hotel on 16 September.

  •  (photo: )
    Torch Marketing  - 13.09.2016, 21:53

    16 September Deadline for CIPRE Abstract Submissions

    The Advisory Committee to Europe's leading critical infrastructure and information security (and FM Industry / FM Magazine partner) event Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe [CIPRE], has issued a final call for 200-word abstracts of proposed conference presentations. Don't forget your say!

  • (Photography by Kamal Babla). (photo: Kamal Babla)
    News Editor  - 13.09.2016, 17:42

    Charting FM’s Development

    A new book by the co-founder of the United Kingdom's first facilities management company Lionel Prodgers and FM Magazine Editorial Board member and co-author of best-selling textbook "Total Facility Management", Brian Atkins, will consider the emergence of FM as a major global business discipline.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 24.08.2016, 17:57

    The LIA Welcomes Rich Green

    The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA) welcome’s Rich Green who joins as Sales Manager of the LIA’s Laboratories.

  •  (photo: LTech)
    Crouch Visual Solutions  - 24.08.2016, 12:51

    New UK Country Distributor for LTech

    Crouch Visual Solutions (CVS) have been appointed as official UK distributors for the LTech Range of DALI, DMX, 1-10v and TRIAC dimming system-compatible LED drivers.

  • High-tide at Havre des Pas in Saint Helier, Jersey. (photo: )
    Serco Group Plc  - 24.08.2016, 11:57

    Serco Lifeguards Save Festival-goer's Life

    Two Serco lifeguards have been congratulated by Jersey's Fire & Rescue and Coastguard for their role in saving a woman’s life during the annual Saint Helier Seaside Festival on the Havre des Pas beach front.

  • Only 9 months on the job: Carillion's departed Group Finance Director, Zafar Khan. (photo: Zafar Khan)
    News Editor  - 24.08.2016, 10:56

    Carillion Announces New Group Finance Director

    Carillion has appointed Zafar Khan as Group Finance Director, following the news Richard Adam is to retire as he approaches his 60th birthday. Zafar joined Carillion's Middle East and North Africa business as Finance Director in 2011 and was formerly Chief Financial Officer with Associated British Ports.

  • Alabama...Where Else? (Photography by J.M. Griffin). (photo: J.M. Griffin)
    News Editor  - 23.08.2016, 22:23

    Commemorating Life's Essential

    As the United States eagerly anticipates National Toilet Paper Day on Friday (which promises even more 'alternative reality' than predicted for the Presidential race by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton), the time has come to take stock of one of life's greatest inventions.

  • A trainer with his group in West Kalimantan. (Photography by Good Return). (photo: Good Return)
    Henkel AG  - 23.08.2016, 19:44

    Supporting 5,500 Indonesian Smallholders

    Henkel and BASF are collaborating with the development organization Solidaridad to support a project in Indonesia and advocate better professional and living standards for smallholders and local businesses.

  • (Photography by Ollios). (photo: Ollios)
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 23.08.2016, 18:32

    Royal Academy Contract for Wrightstyle

    Wrightstyle has been appointed to supply and install advanced glazing systems at the Royal Academy of Arts, the UK’s oldest arts institution.

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    Ecosurety Limited  - 23.08.2016, 17:56

    A New approach to PRNs

    ecosurety, one of the fastest-growing resource efficiency specialists in the UK, will next month launch a revolutionary new way for producers and reprocessors to work together inside the PRN (Packaging Recovery Note) system.

  •  (photo: CIR Magazine)
    Siemens AG  - 22.08.2016, 22:17

    Siemens Shortlisted for 2016 Risk Management Awards​

    Siemens has been shortlisted under the category of ‘Best Use of Technology in Risk Management’ for our software systems that offer advanced intelligence and protection to high risk organisations.

  • The Jet Towel Smart hand driers have made an instant impact, helping create a hygienic and inviting ambiance at The Clock Tower Sanctuary. [Source: The Clock Tower Sanctuary] (photo: Mitsubishi Electric)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 18.08.2016, 21:24

    Saving Energy at The Clock Tower Sanctuary

    Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel Smart hand dryers have helped manage energy bills at The Clock Tower Sanctuary, Brighton’s only day centre specifically for homeless young people. Further benefits include their quiet operation, which is helping maintain a calming atmosphere.

  • (Photography by Emmanouel V). (photo: Emmanouel V)
    Compass Group PLC  - 17.08.2016, 09:55

    Sustainable Cities Fish Pledge

    Compass Group subsidiary Levy Restaurants UK has signed up to the Sustainable Cities Fish Pledge.

  •  (photo: ISS A/S)
    ISS Facility Services  - 17.08.2016, 08:29

    ISS Half-Year Interim Report

    The latest trading update from global facilities management major ISS reveals the company is confident about prospects for integrated facility service providers in 2016.

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    Torch Marketing  - 17.08.2016, 07:58

    Thai Interior Ministry to Co-Host CIPR Asia (5-6 October)

    Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience (CIPR) Asia is delighted to announce the government of Thailand's Ministry of Interior will co-host this year's edition of the popular regional event.

  • (Photography by Dave di Biase).                    (photo: Dave di Biase)
    OpenWork Agency  - 16.08.2016, 22:22

    New ‘Corporate Coworking' Initiative

    Coworking agency OpenWork today announced the launch of a new advisory service, Corporate Coworking, which assists companies in incorporating the flow and mobility of coworking into their workplace strategy.

  • (Photography by Kerem Yucel). (photo: Kerem Yucel)
    Aeromark Optimatics  - 15.08.2016, 18:59

    Documenting RoI

    Aeromark reports that leading facilities management and engineering maintenance provider Arcus FM, has achieved immediate investment returns on deploying the software developer's mobile document management platform.

  •  (photo: The Management Recruitment Group)
    The Management Recruitment Group  - 11.08.2016, 19:23

    Taking Office

    Specialist FM recruiter The Management Recruitment Group is pleased to announce the relocation of its City of London office to larger premises.

  • 17 Fleet Street (photo: Kemper System)
    Kemper System  - 11.08.2016, 18:58

    Headlining an Historic Fleet Street Conservation Scheme

    Kemper System’s Kemperol V210 waterproofing membrane has been used to ensure that one of the few buildings to survive the Great Fire of London in 1666 continues to be preserved for future generations as part of a conservation project at 17 Fleet Street.

  •  (photo: Signbox)
    Signbox Ltd  - 08.08.2016, 21:43

    Delivering Architectural Sensitivity

    Architectural signage specialist, Signbox, has just completed a major wayfinding and display signage project at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace in Central London. Carlton House Terrace is home to the British Academy - the UK's national body for the humanities and social sciences - and one of London's most impressive and imposing Georgian buildings.

  • (Photography by Justin Galloway). (photo: Justin Galloway)
    Stonhard (UK) Ltd  - 08.08.2016, 17:21

    New Certification, New Guarantee

    Stonhard (UK) has received Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) food and beverage production management system accreditation for its market-leading high performance seamless flooring systems.

  •  (photo: Carillion PLC)
    Carillion PLC  - 03.08.2016, 18:41

    RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Award for Carillion

    Carillion’s service business is the winner of the Facilities Management sector award in the annual Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016.

  •  (photo: melodi2)
    Aramark Corporation  - 02.08.2016, 20:07

    Improving Patient Experience

    An innovative web-based software facility management platform from Aramark promises to transform hospitals and healthcare facilities by integrating multiple systems into a single suite.

  • ecosurety managing director, James Piper. (photo: ecosurety)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 02.08.2016, 12:10

    UK Resource Efficiency Specialist Appoints New Managing Director

    ecosurety, one of the United Kingdom's fastest-growing resource efficiency specialists, has appointed commercial head James Piper to the role of Managing Director.

  • (Photography by Bill Davenport). (photo: Bill Davenport)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 01.08.2016, 19:16

    A Cage-free Commitment

    Sodexo has announced a global, group-wide commitment to sourcing cage-free eggs and liquid egg products from 2025.

  •  (photo: eneral Wire Spring Company)
    General Wire Spring Company  - 01.08.2016, 17:38

    Clearing Clogged Drains With Green Power

    The innovative Kinetic Water Ram™ from General Wire Spring Company subsidiary, General Pipe Cleaners, is a safe and environmentally friendly solution for unblocking drains.

  • The new EcoPuro compact unit offers organisations refreshingly low cost drinking water in branded bottles. (photo: Ecopure Water)
    EcoPure Waters  - 21.07.2016, 21:48

    Compact Filtration Unit from EcoPure Waters

    EcoPure Waters is delighted to launch the brand new EcoPuro compact water filtration unit for office and corporate environments.

  •  (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 21.07.2016, 21:14

    LIA Announces Academy Launch

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) will officially launch its Academy on September 28, 2016, with a VIP lunch and guest speakers.

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    Autogrill S.p.A.  - 21.07.2016, 14:11

    Extension of U.S. Airport Catering Contract

    Autogrill Group subsidiary HMSHost has won a tender to extend the catering contract at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Georgia by 10 years.

  • Aqua Cure's new website facilitates placement of orders from a variety of platforms. (photo: Aqua Cure Ltd)
    Aqua Cure Ltd  - 21.07.2016, 13:34

    New Ecommerce Website

    Aqua Cure are delighted to announce the launch of their new e-commerce website. The site is very much trade oriented and allows customers to view tailored pricing through password protected log-ins.

  • Eclipse System installed as a retrofit upgrade. (photo: Cameron Forecourt.)
    Cameron Forecourt  - 19.07.2016, 17:33

    Realtime Refuelling Management

    Pawson Transport continues to develop its business by introducing the Cameron Forecourt Eclipse web-based fuel management system to its refuelling operations.

  • DTA4 four-way toilet alarm control panel. (photo: Baldwin Boxall)
    Baldwin Boxall  - 19.07.2016, 16:51

    Toilet Alarm Control Panel

    Baldwin Boxall is pleased to announce the availability of an innovative toilet alarm system from October.

  • The new StoColor Dryonic paint from Sto Ltd dries with a micro-textured surface which is both hydrophilic and hydrophobic. It repels water instantly and simultaneously channels it away, allowing the building façade to dry rapidly and reliably. (photo: Sto Ltd)
    Sto Ltd  - 18.07.2016, 17:01

    RAISING THE STANDARD FOR FAÇADE FINISHES

    Sto UK is set to revolutionize the UK façade market with the launch of its new StoColor Dryonic paint which allows water from rain, dew and fog to run off building façades almost instantly.

  •  (photo: Wolseley UK)
    Aeromark Optimatics  - 18.07.2016, 15:51

    Smarter Parts

    Aeromark, one of the United Kingdom's leading service management technology companies, has announced it has successfully completed a full integration of its Optimatics software platform which includes a "Smarter Parts" module with Wolseley UK's systems.

  • 2016 Institute of Directors award nominee, James Piper. (photo: RichMcD)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 18.07.2016, 15:06

    Bristol Executive Shortlisted for IoD's Young Director of the Year Award

    ecosurety’s commercial director James Piper is in the running for the prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) Young Director of the Year award.

  •  (photo: ServiceMaster)
    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 15.07.2016, 13:22

    ServiceMaster Appoints New Board Members

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, announces the election of Jerri DeVard and John Corness to its board of directors.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 14.07.2016, 21:54

    LIA Challenge Cup 2016

    On 19 May, ten crews came together to compete for the annual Lighting Industry Association (LIA) Challenge Cup at the 2016 LIA Regatta.

  •  (photo: RichMcD)
    Ecosurety Limited  - 13.07.2016, 15:54

    Extension of Free Journey-Sharing Scheme

    Thousands more city workers can now find ‘commute buddies’ to cut congestion, emissions and stress as a result of council funding of a free journey-sharing scheme to Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone.

  • (Photography by Vasant Dave). (photo: Vasant Dave)
    London Commodity Brokers ,  Peter Sceats & Associates  - 13.07.2016, 13:53

    Grand Union Water Co.

    London Commodity Brokers and Peter Sceats & Associates are pleased to announce the launch of Grand Union Water Co., the UK’s first specialist water procurement advisor.

  • Interior of the Office of the Future. (photo: Siemens AG, Siemens Building Technology)
    Siemens AG  - 12.07.2016, 16:49

    Dubai First with 3D-Printed "Office of the Future"

    The world's first office building produced by a 3D printer has just opened in Dubai. The 250 square metre "Office of the Future" is erected near the Emirates Towers in Dubai. The building technology with access control and surveillance systems was provided by Siemens and is integrated into a central building management platform.

  •  (photo: Vanquish Integrated People Solutions)
    Vanquish – Integrated People Solutions  - 12.07.2016, 15:02

    Simplifying Zero-hour Holiday Calculations

    Vanquish Integrated People Solutions has introduced a new formula to its market leading time management software to support organisations accurately calculate the amount of annual leave and holiday pay that workers on zero-hours contracts are entitled to.

  •  (photo: Mitie Group plc)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 12.07.2016, 13:43

    New Mitie Energy Director

    Mitie has appointed Peter Nisbet as Director of Energy to lead its energy division.

  • ISS Group Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Andrew Price photographed with IBM Watson IoT Director, Nils J. Van Der Zijl. (photo: ISS A/S)
    ISS Facility Services  - 11.07.2016, 21:43

    Adding a Human Touch to Buildings

    ISS, a leading global provider of facility services, has signed a commercial agreement with IBM to use the power of Watson IoT to transform the management of over 25,000 buildings around the world.

  • (Photograph: Ian Dun). (photo: )
    CCA Floors & Interiors Inc.  - 08.07.2016, 15:49

    FORMATION OF HOME INTERIORS GROUP

    CCA Floors & Interiors today announced the formation of a new Home Interiors Group to capitalize on synergies between its Retail, Building and insurance divisions. The company also announced Shawn Bayat, formerly of Quality Floor and Home Carpet One, will assume the role of Vice President and General Manager of the new group.

  •  (photo: Rentokil Initial)
    Rentokil Initial plc  - 08.07.2016, 13:56

    Upbeat Trading Statement from Rentokil Initial

    Rentokil Initial plc announces a series of acquisitions made in the fourth quarter of 2015 and first week of 2016 in its Growth and Emerging quadrants designed to build city density and drive margin expansion.

  • (Photography by Daniel Carter). (photo: Daniel Carter)
    The Management Recruitment Group  - 07.07.2016, 18:58

    Internal Appointment at MRG

    The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) is delighted to announce the promotion of Hayley Mintern to Senior Manager.

  • Assistant General Manager Tammy Turner huddles the staff minutes before opening to give them a pep-talk. (photo: Delaware North)
    Delaware North Companies  - 07.07.2016, 18:12

    Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill Opens in Fort Lauderdale

    One of professional golf’s all-time greats, Jack Nicklaus, joined forces with Delaware North to open the first Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill on June 24 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

  • Carillion's Kieran Adams - Senior Contracts Manager and John Morgan - Regional Director Ireland & The Housing Executive's Clark Bailie - Chief Executive, Gerry Flynn - Director of Housing Services, and Paul Isherwood - Executive Director. (photo: Carillion plc)
    Carillion PLC  - 07.07.2016, 17:23

    £600 Million of Support Services Contracts for Carillion

    Carillion’s market leading business in Oman, Carillion Alawi, has signed a 4.5-year extension of its integrated facilities management contract with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), with the group also securing two contracts with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

  • (Photography by Ildar Sagdejev). (photo: Ildar Sagdejev)
    Thermotech Solutions  - 07.07.2016, 16:44

    Thermotech Continues Expansion with Oakwood Acquisition

    Rapidly growing building services group, Thermotech, has acquired air conditioning specialist, Oakwood, to bring together two of the strongest names in the sector.

  •  (photo: Signbox Ltdd)
    Signbox Ltd  - 07.07.2016, 15:52

    ‘BLUE LIGHT’ FOR LONDON FIRE BRIGADE’S STATION REBUILD

    Visual communications specialist Signbox has completed an architectural signage project for the London Fire Brigade as part of a private finance initiative (PFI) rolled out across the capital to provide a more flexible, efficient and effective fire and rescue service for London.

  •  (photo: ABM Industries, Inc.)
    ABM Industries Inc  - 07.07.2016, 15:19

    ABM UK’s Business and Industry Group Announces Leadership Team

    Following the appointment of Andy Donnell as its managing director, the UK Business and Industry Group of facilities solution provider ABM (NYSE:ABM) announces its new leadership team.

  •  (photo: SCAE)
    Compass Group PLC  - 06.07.2016, 18:18

    Compass Group Joins Coffee Association

    The UK’s largest food services provider, Compass Group UK & Ireland has become a member of the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE).

  • Stuart Green, Course Leader, Lighting and Design Technology at USW and LIA Chief Executive Officer, Steve Davies. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 05.07.2016, 12:07

    LIA in University Training Course Partnership

    The University of South Wales (USW) and the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) have agreed a formal partnership, cementing a relationship which will see the development of a range of specialist lighting courses.

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    ParkServe Limited  - 04.07.2016, 19:17

    Reducing Costs and Increasing Sustainability

    Facilities management company ParkServe is achieving significant savings by reducing the carbon footprint at both its science park sites–Colworth Park in Bedfordshire and Discovery Park in Kent.

  • Photography by Andy Stafiniak. (photo: Andy Stafiniak)
    NFS Technology Group  - 04.07.2016, 14:47

    24/7 Venue Booking Online

    NFS Technology Group today announces the launch of the Rendezvous Portal, a step-change in booking that will allow venues to offer the kind of easy booking that has already transformed the world of hotel reservations.

  •  (photo: Cameron Forecourt)
    Cameron Forecourt  - 04.07.2016, 13:52

    Even More Intelligent Fuel Management

    Cameron Forecourt, the UK’s leading commercial fuelling specialist, is pleased to announce it has introduced the biggest changes to its real time fuel management reporting system in a decade, to allow customers access to more comprehensive information and better reporting tools from today.

  • Kent Miller. (photo: Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management)
    Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management  - 01.07.2016, 22:22

    Appointment of New IFMA Foundation Chair

    Leading Arizona full service commercial and U.S. Homeowners Association (HOA) landscaping contractor Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management, is delighted to announce the appointment of company President, Kent Miller, as Chair of the IFMA Foundation today.

  • Photo Caption: (on left) Peter Hallberg, Head of BT Region Europe North, accepted the award in London on 29 June 2016 from Aroop Zutshi, Global President and Managing Partner (on right) at Frost & Sullivan. (photo: Siemens AG)
    Siemens AG  - 30.06.2016, 18:45

    European Building Technologies Company of the Year

    Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has honoured the Siemens Building Technologies Division with its 2015 European Technologies Company of the Year Award at a ceremony in London on 29 June 2016.

  •  (photo: SICK AG)
    SICK AG  - 30.06.2016, 18:06

    Making Reliable Building Security Easy

    Technology developments to SICK’s LMS range of 2D laser scanners have made it easier than ever to secure and protect outdoor open spaces reliably, even where there are frequent vehicle movements, with one scanner capable of covering an area the size of a football pitch.

  •  (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 30.06.2016, 15:38

    The LIA Responds to Brexit

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has published a statement on the UK's recent decision to leave the European Union.

  • Multi-award winning performance: FridgeWize Q-Blade. (photo: FridgeWize)
    FridgeWize Inc  - 30.06.2016, 15:19

    FridgeWize Shortlisted for 2016 RAC Cooling Industry Awards

    FridgeWize is pleased to announce it has been shortlisted for this year's prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Awards where the revolutionary Q-Blade is a finalist for Refrigeration Innovation of the Year 2016.

  • Jason Turner (Business Innovation Director, AVMI) picks up the award for ‘Best Corporate / Industrial Project’ at the InstallAwards 2016, joined by host and comedian of the night, Ian Moore. (photo: AVMI)
    AVM Impact Ltd  - 30.06.2016, 13:57

    AV Provider Wins Gong for MoJ Installation

    AVMI, the UK’s leading provider of audio visual and digital media technology solutions, has won the prestigious ‘Best Corporate / Industrial Project’ award for its work on an extensive Ministry of Justice (MoJ) installation at this year’s Installation magazine InstallAwards 2016 in London, and was instrumental in ensuring its client HSBC won ‘Integrator’s Choice Award: In-House Team of the Year’.

  • London Olympic stadium and ArcelorMittal Orbit (photo: )
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 30.06.2016, 12:56

    Wrightstyle Celebrates China Anniversary

    Steel and aluminium glazing supplier Wrightstyle is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this month.

  •  (photo: VEGA Europe)
    VEGA Global  - 29.06.2016, 16:38

    VEGA Europe Recognised at InstallAwards 2016

    The 2016 InstallAwards took place at The Connaught Rooms in London, where VEGA Europe picked up the "Entertainment Project Award for Innovation" for the development and installation of its new Tio Hospitality Request System at a Private wealth management bank.

  •  (photo: ABM Industries, Inc.)
    ABM Industries Inc  - 29.06.2016, 10:13

    New MD for ABM's Business and Industry Group, UK

    ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, has announced the appointment of Andy Donnell as managing director of its Business and Industry Group in the UK.

  •  (photo: Technology Space Integration (TSI))
    STULZ Klimatechnik GmbH  - 28.06.2016, 16:42

    New JV to Deliver Modular Data Centre Solutions

    Leading global mission critical cooling solutions provider STULZ has announced a joint venture with, and new majority shareholding in, Technology Space Integration (TSI) which is a global manufacturer of modular data centre solutions for the High Performance Computing (HPC), Cloud, enterprise and end user markets.

  •  (photo: Interserve PLC)
    Interserve PLC  - 28.06.2016, 15:35

    Integrated FM Services Contract for Interserve

    Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has been awarded a facilities management services contract worth £60 million over its initial three year term1 with commercial and residential property services company, JLL.

  • (Photography by Harald Richter). (photo: Harald Richter)
    FM Editor  - 24.06.2016, 12:22

    Cameron Resigns as UK Votes to "Brexit" EU

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his resignation following the historic decision by the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, as the unsettling impact of a "Brexit" is felt in currency and equity markets.

  • The Blendz Patina Collection. (photo: Móz Metals and Architectural Products)
    Móz Designs  - 23.06.2016, 08:48

    Inspired by Nature

    A visually striking fusion of color and texture, the Blendz Patina metal surfacing material collection from Móz Metals & Architectural Products, is expanding with four new colourways.

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    FM Magazine  - 22.06.2016, 13:26

    IPS and FM Magazine (GCC Edition) Extend Promotional Partnership

    The International Property Show (IPS) - the largest event for real estate investors in the Middle East, and FM Magazine (GCC Edition) - the region's oldest facilities management publication, have renewed their long-standing co-promotional partnership for another year. IPS 2017 is scheduled for 2-4 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

  • (Photography by Beverly Lloyd-Roberts). (photo: Beverly Lloyd-Roberts)
    BDO LLP  - 21.06.2016, 16:04

    Fuelling Mergers & Acquisitions

    The current UK facilities management (FM) market is one of the most challenging ever for outsourced service providers. Relationships are becoming more strategic and less transactional which presents opportunities for investment to innovate and drive change, according to BDO LLP.

  •  (photo: Sodexo)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 20.06.2016, 22:20

    Snackified!

  • Heathrow Airport (Photography by Paul Campbell) (photo: Paul Campbell)
    Reportbuyer Reportbuyer  - 20.06.2016, 22:03

    New Edition of Smart Airports Market Report

    The "Smart Airports Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024" report aims to provide comprehensive strategic analysis of the global smart airports market along with revenue and growth forecasts.

  •  (photo: Powervar)
    Ametek Powervar  - 20.06.2016, 21:28

    New Energy Management Solutions for Facility Managers

    Global UPS and power conditioning technology specialist AMETEK Powervar announces the wide release of its facility management services (FMS) energy management solutions today.

  •  (photo: Carillion PLC)
    Carillion PLC  - 18.06.2016, 10:36

    Employment for "Business in the Community" Participant

    Andy Pritchard, a participant on Business in the Community’s (BITC) Ready for Work Programme, has secured a position with leading integrated support service company Carillion.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 17.06.2016, 11:29

    Chartwells Retains West Sussex County Council Contract

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business, Chartwells, has retained its school meals catering contract, following a competitive tender, with West Sussex County Council for another 5 years in a deal worth £13 million annually.

  • (Photograph courtesy of Tencent, JLL). (photo: JLL)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 16.06.2016, 20:14

    Intelligent Workplaces and UK Productivity

    Mitie, the facilities management company, has published a new white paper exploring how intelligent workplaces can boost the UK’s productivity.

  • Janam’s XM5 rugged mobile computer                     (photo: Janam Technologies LLC)
    Janam Technologies LLC  - 15.06.2016, 14:02

    IST Selects Janam

    Janam Technologies, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, announced today that IST Management Services, the largest independently-owned facilities management services provider in the United States, has deployed its XM5 rugged mobile computers.

  •  (photo: Pressalit Care Colani)
    Pressalit A/S  - 14.06.2016, 17:47

    Love Every Second

    Virgin Trains have chosen a vibrant red Colani toilet seat from Pressalit Care for their fleet of UK East Coast Mainline trains.

  •  (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 13.06.2016, 17:17

    LIA Support Hub Welcomes New Team Member

    The Lighting Industry Association is pleased to welcome Kirstin Shortt to the LIA Support Hub.

  •  (photo: iGuzzini)
    iGuzzini illuminazione S.p.A  - 11.06.2016, 09:04

    Architectural Lighting Manufacturer Expands Doha Team

    iGuzzini, a leading international architectural lighting manufacturer, is delighted to announce the latest addition to the team for its operations in Qatar.

  • Hugo Newell. (photo: Carillion PLC)
    Carillion PLC  - 10.06.2016, 14:09

    Helping Manchester's Homeless

    Manchester based quantity surveyor Hugo Newell who works for Carillion has found an innovative way to help some of the city’s homeless, with a lunch offer from a mobile phone provider.

  • (Photography by Andy Worthington). (photo: Andy Worthington)
    Serco Group Plc  - 10.06.2016, 08:46

    New Contract Director at HMP Thameside

    Craig Thomson has taken over as Serco’s new Custodial Operations Director at HMP Thameside in South East London.

  •  (photo: QSI Facilities)
    QSI Facilities  - 10.06.2016, 08:25

    Quality Solutions Rebrands as QSI Facilities

    Quality Solutions, a leading U.S. provider of facilities maintenance and constructions services, has changed its name to QSI Facilities, launched a new website and introduced a new approach for overcoming value leakage in outsourced facilities services.

  •  (photo: Mace Macro)
    Macro Limited  - 10.06.2016, 07:30

    Profits Up at Mace

    Macro’s parent company, Mace, has reported its 2015 figures which see the company increasing its annual turnover by 19% to £1.77 billion with a pre-tax profit of £36.2 million.

  • Tony Long, CBRE's new Global Director for Client Care. (photo: CBRE Group)
    CBRE Group  - 10.06.2016, 07:06

    Global Leader for Client Care

    CBRE Group, Inc. has announced Tony Long's appointment as Global Director, Client Care, a new position.

  •  (photo: Craft Guild of Chefs)
    Compass Group PLC  - 09.06.2016, 17:24

    Craft Guild of Chef Awards 2016

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, is celebrating after winning three culinary awards at the prestigious Craft Guild of Chef Awards on Wednesday 1 June, during a glittering ceremony at Lancaster London Hotel.

  • (Photography by Sarah Dawn Nichols). (photo: Sarah Dawn Nichols)
    ServiceChannel UK Ltd  - 09.06.2016, 17:06

    Improving Transparency Between FM Teams and Service Providers

    ServiceChannel, the leading SaaS service automation platform for facilities managers and contractors, has launched a program designed to improve collaboration and transparency between facilities management teams and service providers in the United States.

  • (Photography by Jon Sepúlveda). (photo: Jon Sepúlveda)
    NFS Technology Group  - 08.06.2016, 20:23

    Innovative Sensor Technology to Launch at The Facilities Show

    A new technology that is set to revolutionise how workspaces are used, will be unveiled at The Facilities Show in June by scheduling solutions experts, NFS Technology Group.

  • Honey Creek Resort viewed from lake Rathbun. (Photography by Clay Smith). (photo: Clay Smith, Iowa DNR)
    Delaware North Companies  - 07.06.2016, 18:38

    Delaware North begins Operating at Honey Creek State Park

    Delaware North, one of the largest privately held global hospitality and food service companies in the world, has expanded its parks and resorts portfolio into Iowa with a contract to manage the resort at Honey Creek State Park.

  • (From left to right) Steve Davies, LIA CEO, LIA President Peter Scott and Holophane David Currie Award winner, John Bullivant. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 07.06.2016, 18:19

    Holophane David Currie Award

    The 2014 & 2015 Lighting Industry Association "Holophane David Currie" Award has been presented to John Bullivant from Eterna Lighting at The LIA's Annual Luncheon Event.

  • (Photography by Pawel Kryj). (photo: Pawel Kryj)
    Tyrrell Products  - 07.06.2016, 17:55

    Branch Power Monitoring System Indicates Circuit Breaker Trips

    New from Tyrrell Products is an intelligent branch power monitoring system that features the ability to identify tripped circuit breakers; without the need for auxiliary contacts.

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    Xylem Inc  - 07.06.2016, 15:26

    New Sekamatik Wastewater Lifting Station Range

    Xylem, a global water technology leader, is launching the new Lowara Sekamatik series, a complete range of wastewater lifting stations for the collection and pressurization of rain/clean/gray water and sewage for residential and commercial building applications.

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    Ecolab Inc  - 07.06.2016, 13:45

    Consecutive Newsweek Global 500 Green Rankings for Ecolab

    Ecolab, Inc. has been named a top "Green Company" by Newsweek for the third consecutive Year, achieving a 6th place ranking in the United States and taking the 13th highest spot globally.

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    NG Bailey  - 07.06.2016, 11:25

    Birmingham City University's ICT Installation

    NG Bailey’s IT Services division has today announced the completion of the £2 million Birmingham City University technical redevelopment initiative which included a migration to a centrally managed, IP-converged environment.

  • (From Left to Right) Steve Davies, LIA CEO, LIA President Peter Scott and Mackwell Student of the Year Award winner, Natalia Gallardo Almazo. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 03.06.2016, 21:43

    Mackwell Student of the Year Award

    Natalia Gallardo Almazo from Arlico Lighting has been selected for this year's Mackwell Student of the Year Award which attracted entries from more than a hundred students enrolled in the Lighting Industry Association's (LIA) Certificate Course.

  • (Photography by Stefan Mikolon). (photo: Stefan Mikolon)
    EQT AB  - 03.06.2016, 21:29

    EQT To Acquire Bilfinger's Building and Facility Business

    EQT VII has signed an agreement with Bilfinger SE (“Bilfinger”) to acquire Bilfinger’s business segment Building and Facility subject to the receipt of customary regulatory approvals. The purchase price corresponds to an enterprise value of EUR 1.4 billion.

  • (Photography by Craig Warga). (photo: Craig Warga)
    FM Editor  - 02.06.2016, 22:14

    Blackrock Increases Stake in Carillion

    In a regulatory filing to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) today, Carillion PLC reports giant U.S. investment firm BlackRock has increased its exposure to investments that come with potentially exercisable voting rights from less than 5 per cent to 8.26 per cent.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 02.06.2016, 20:33

    Oceaneering International CEO Elected to EMCOR Group Board

    EMCOR Group. Inc. today announced the election of M. Kevin McEvoy to its Board of Directors and the re-election of the Company’s incumbent directors. Mr. McEvoy is the CEO of subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and oilfield engineering services supplier, Oceaneering International.

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    CBRE Group  - 02.06.2016, 13:52

    Acquisition of Leading London Luxury Retail Property Advisor

    CBRE Group has announced it has acquired Michael Horwitz & Company, a London-based retail property advisor specialising in the luxury goods retail sector.

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    BASF SE  - 02.06.2016, 13:11

    Closer Collaboration with Designers in Asia Pacific

    BASF is connecting with designers in Asia Pacific at a new regional platform for design activities, located in Shanghai. designfabrik® helps designers in Asia Pacific realize their concepts by bridging the gaps between creative ideas and the possibilities of various materials.

  • (Photography by Alfonso Romero).                                (photo: Alfonso Romero)
    Aramark Corporation  - 02.06.2016, 12:52

    Aramark Makes the "LATINO 100" Again

    Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management, and uniforms, has once again been named to LATINO Magazine's "LATINO 100" - an annual listing that spotlights companies providing the most viable business opportunities for U.S. Latinos.

  • (Image courtesy of BBC Scotland). (photo: BBC Scotland)
    Serco Group Plc  - 02.06.2016, 11:16

    Transforming Hospital Food

    The Catering team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital - including Scottish FM professional of the year, Anne Davidson, are set to appear in BBC Scotland’s ‘Landward’ tomorrow (Friday, 3 June) showing how Serco is transforming hospital food with fresh, local produce.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 02.06.2016, 09:54

    New Drone Inspection Service

    Mitie has announced the launch of a new drone service. The technology enables improved property surveying, efficient thermal mapping and the inspection of previously unreachable exteriors of high-rise buildings.

  •  (photo: Lime Venue Portfolio, Compass Group UK & Ireland)
    Compass Group PLC  - 01.06.2016, 16:54

    The Future’s Purple

    Lime Venue Portfolio will launch its new brand identity, website and marketing collateral at The Meetings Show which takes place from 14th to 16th June.

  • The Here East campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. (photo: Wrightstyle Limited, Pyroguared UK Limited)
    Wrightstyle Limited ,  Pyroguard UK Limited  - 01.06.2016, 16:26

    Glass and Glazing Transform London Olympic Media Centre

    A major project to transform the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics media centre into a creative hub is nearing completion.

  • (Photography: Derzsi Elekes Andor). (photo: Derzsi Elekes Andor)
    European Rental Association (ERA)  - 01.06.2016, 15:42

    Equipment Total Cost of Ownership Calculator

    The European Rental Association (ERA) today announces the launch of a new and free-to-use ‘calculator’ that works out the Total Cost of Ownership for equipment.

  •  (photo: Winder Power)
    Winder Power  - 01.06.2016, 13:15

    New Finance Director at Winder Power Ltd

    Winder Power, the UK’s leading manufacturer of power and distribution transformers, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Mill as Finance Director of Winder Power Ltd., with effect from today (1 June 2016).

  • The popular Jet Towel Slim operates at 56dB for standard models and 59db for the high powered units, while the new compact Jet Towel Smart runs at 58-59dB in standard format and 60-62dB for high powered dryers. (photo: Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 26.05.2016, 18:13

    Another Quiet Mark for Jet Towel Hand Dryers

    Mitsubishi Electric has had the Quiet Mark accreditation for its Jet Towel high speed, hands-in hand dryer reconfirmed for 2016 by the UK’s Noise Abatement Society.

  • (Left to right) Peter Scott, LIA President and Vice Presidents Mike Collett of WILA Lighting and Dave Ribbons of Lutron EA. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 25.05.2016, 19:54

    Vision, Strategy and Structure

    Peter Scott from Fern-Howard Lighting took up his tenure as President of the Lighting Industry Association Council of Management at the LIA’s Annual Luncheon. During the day, Dave Ribbons of Lutron EA Ltd and Mike Collett of WILA Lighting Limited, took up their position as Vice Presidents.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 25.05.2016, 14:38

    Food Services for the Cologne Trade Fair

    Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has entered into a 10-year agreement to provide food services for Koelnmesse of Germany, the organization that operates the sixth largest trade fair and exhibition/conference center in the world.

  • Photography by Noel Abejo. (photo: Noel Abejo)
    MACS USA LLC  - 24.05.2016, 16:27

    Extension of Software Consulting Services to the United States

    European software company MACS has expanded its services offering to the United States.

  • The Food with Passion (FWP) team. (photo: Almeda Facilities Ltd)
    Almeda Facilities  - 24.05.2016, 15:34

    Food with Passion

    A family-run facilities management firm in Bristol is changing perceptions surrounding food and sustainability following the launch of a new division.

  • Facilities Management Team, City of Glasgow College. (photo: City of Glasgow College)
    City of Glasgow College  - 23.05.2016, 14:51

    City of Glasgow College Triumphant at Facilities Management Awards

    Scotland’s largest further and higher education college with 27,000 students, 1,200 staff and 1,700 courses has been selected as the recipient of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) - Scotland Region "Project of the Year" award.

  • All the Queen's Horses. (photo: Kit Houghton)
    Compass Group PLC  - 20.05.2016, 13:00

    A Regal Treat for the Royal Windsor Horse Show

    Payne + Gunter have partnered with Twinings to serve the Queens Specially blended tea at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, 11-15 May, bringing the flavours and experiences of taking tea to life.

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    Cushman & Wakefield  - 20.05.2016, 12:25

    Sluggish First Quarter for European Commercial Real Estate Investment

    European commercial real estate (CRE) investment activity took a pause for breath in the first quarter of this year, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest market report, with the United Kingdom losing out to core markets Germany and France over Brexit fears.

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    Elior Group  - 20.05.2016, 11:24

    Elior Group and Autogrill In Exclusive Discussions

    Elior Group and Autogrill have announced they have entered into exclusive negotiations over the transfer of 100 per cent of the share capital of Autogrill Restauration Services S.A., owner of Autogrill restaurant concessions at railway stations across France.

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    ValuD Consulting LLC  - 19.05.2016, 18:14

    New European Real Estate and Facilities Management Consultancy Partnership

    ValuD Consulting, the leading full-service provider of IBM TRIRIGA solutions, is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic partnership with MACS, a leading real estate and facilities management (RE/FM) consultancy in the European marketplace.

  •  (photo: Ecolab, Inc.)
    Ecolab Inc  - 19.05.2016, 14:10

    U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program Partner of the Year

    Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year within the Innovators category.

  • Anne Davidson. (photo: Serco Group plc.)
    Serco Group Plc  - 19.05.2016, 13:56

    Scottish ‘FM Professional of the Year’

    Anne Davidson, Serco’s Catering Manager at Forth Valley Royal Hospital has been crowned ‘Facilities Management (FM) Professional of the Year’ in the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Scotland Awards 2016.

  • Andrew Langston: new leader of JLL Hotels & Hospitality's asset management business in Indochina. (photo: JLL)
    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 19.05.2016, 13:40

    JLL Hotels & Hospitality Strengthens Asset Management in Asia

    Andrew Langston joins as Executive Vice President to grow business in Indochina.

  •  (photo: ISS Hong Kong)
    ISS Facility Services  - 19.05.2016, 13:40

    Outstanding Enterprise

    ISS Hong Kong has achieved the highest possible score in all integrated facilities management (IFM) criteria for the Capital Magazine Outstanding Enterprise Award 2016.

  • Harbour Radio (prior to its renovation). (photo: Harbour Radio)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 19.05.2016, 13:40

    Community Radio Station Renovation

    Customers and staff from Mitie and Orbit East have collaborated to refurbish a local community radio station in Great Yarmouth.

  • Peter Scott, CEO of Fern-Howard Lighting and the LIA's new President. (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 19.05.2016, 12:41

    New President for the LIA

    Peter Scott, CEO of Fern-Howard Lighting, was welcomed as LIA President by departing President, Alasdair McRury, Managing Director of Holophane Europe during the LIA’s Annual Lunch on 10 May.

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    Centaur Technologies  - 18.05.2016, 18:25

    TOP ROOFING AWARD

    Leading liquid roofing manufacturer Centaur Technologies and roofing contractor Western Flat Roofing Company have been crowned as the winners in the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing category at the prestigious UK Roofing Awards 2016.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 18.05.2016, 17:59

    Supporting a Level European Lighting Playing Field

    The Lighting Industry Association’s (LIA) new state of the art, 12,500 sq. ft. purpose built Laboratories have bid successfully and are undertaking testing as part of LightingEurope’s Compliant Lighting Initiative.

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    Vanquish – Integrated People Solutions  - 17.05.2016, 23:59

    Offsetting the Living Wage Payroll Increase

    Transparency of workforce activity and costs delivered by Time & Attendance software can help organisations counteract the impact of the United Kingdom's new National Living Wage.

  •  (photo: Nickelodeon)
    Intu Properties PLC  - 12.05.2016, 15:19

    Nickelodeon Branded Family Entertainment Centre to Open in 2018

    Parques Reunidos, one of the leading leisure park operators in the world, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), and intu, the UK’s leading owner, manager and developer of prime regional shopping centres, have reached an agreement to develop a Nickelodeon-themed indoor family entertainment centre in a retail destination in the United Kingdom.

  • Madysun Christensen, National Winner of 2016 Sodexo Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge. (photo: Sodexo USA)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 12.05.2016, 12:54

    Fourth-Grader Wins Sodexo Future Chefs Contest

    Parents searching for quick healthy breakfasts for their kids need look no further. Fourth-grader Madysun Christensen of Salt Lake City, UT, has the winning recipe in Sodexo's 2016 Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 11.05.2016, 14:00

    Third CNA Chairman’s Award for EMCOR

    EMCOR Group today announced it was presented with its third Chairman’s Award from CNA.

  • Photography: Bob Knight. (photo: Bob Knight)
    Compass Group PLC  - 10.05.2016, 22:50

    How Well Do You Know Your Receptionist?

    A YouGov survey conducted ahead of National Receptionists’ Day on Wednesday 11th May 2016, has found under half of London workers know all their receptionists' names.

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    G4S PLC  - 09.05.2016, 16:54

    New 20-Year Australian Prison Deal

    Prisoners in Victoria, Australia, will continue to be secured by G4S after a new 20-year contract valued at over £1 billion was awarded to run Port Phillip Prison – the largest in the State.

  • KwikSweep™: the first
    Kwik Sweep Ltd  - 06.05.2016, 11:55

    Junk Removal Gets Smarter in London

    A ground-breaking new app is allowing Londoners to arrange for the fast and cost-effective removal of unwanted furniture and other items from properties with just the tap of a smartphone or tablet screen.

  • Dubai Mall. (photo: Dubai Mall)
    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 05.05.2016, 16:32

    Middle Eastern Cities Wooing Global Retail Brands

    The business and tourism hubs of the Middle East are fast becoming magnet cities for big brands, with five – Dubai, Kuwait City, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, and Riyadh – identified as global ‘growth cities’ in JLL’s Destination Retail report.

  • Photograph: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye. (photo: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 05.05.2016, 16:03

    Mitie Rebrands Environmental+ as "Clean Environments"

    Mitie, the facilities management company, has today announced the rebrand of its cleaning business, Environmental+, to Clean Environments. The rebranded business better reflects the increasing number of services it delivers and the sectors in which Mitie operates.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 04.05.2016, 12:19

    ServiceMaster Reports First-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced unaudited first-quarter 2016 results. The company reported a year-over-year revenue increase of 6 percent driven by organic growth.

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    Carillion PLC  - 04.05.2016, 11:38

    Trading in Line with Expectations

    At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today Carillion will report that the Group's 2016 performance remains on course following expected improvements in revenue and margin within its support services business.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 04.05.2016, 11:08

    A Solid Start to 2016

    ISS, a leading global provider of facility services, announces its interim financial report for the first three months of 2016. Highlights include solid organic revenue growth of 3.7 per cent and a 4.5 per cent improvement in the group's operating margin. Highlights •Solid organic revenue growth of 3.7% (Q4 2015: 4.8%). •Improved operating margin of 4.5% (Q1 2015: 4.4%).

  • Le Village by CA (Paris).  (photo: Credit Agricole)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 04.05.2016, 10:13

    Sodexo Supports Crédit Agricole Innovation Partnership

    Partnership with Crédit Agricole's "Le Village by CA" collaborative space for innovative start-ups will support tomorrow’s Quality of Life Services and will be accepting new applicants until 6 June 2016.

  •  (photo: Autogrill)
    Autogrill S.p.A.  - 04.05.2016, 08:54

    Autogrill Expands Presence in the Gulf

    Autogrill subsidiary HMSHost International is extending its presence in the GCC region by opening a new outlet at Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha and expanding existing operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport which is home to the Emirate's flag airline, Etihad.

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    Atkins Global  - 03.05.2016, 23:48

    Fulton County Facility Condition Assessment (FCA)

    Faithful+Gould is pleased to announce its Strategic Facility Consulting (SFC) team has been commissioned by the Fulton County General Services and Public Works Department in Georgia to perform a county-wide Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) totaling 110 major buildings embodying 3.6 million square feet.

  •  (photo: East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust)
    Serco Group Plc  - 03.05.2016, 14:25

    National Award for Hospital Catering in East Kent

    Serco, working in partnership with East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, has won a national industry award for its work to improve patient catering services in East Kent.

  • Winder Power factory, Leeds. (photo: Winder Power)
    Winder Power  - 03.05.2016, 13:53

    Highest Levels of Health & Safety

    Winder Power, the leading UK manufacturer of power and distribution transformers, has been announced as a Gold award winner in the prestigious annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016, hosted by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) after the company recently recorded 1,250 days without a reportable incident.

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    CBRE Group  - 03.05.2016, 13:13

    SONY Computer Entertainment Europe Appoints CBRE

    CBRE, the global real estate advisor, has been appointed to provide facilities management (FM) services to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s (SCEE) UK headquarters at 10, 13 & 15 Great Marlborough Street, in London.

  • Ford's Bridgend Engine Plant (BEP) in Glamorgan. (photo: Ford Motor Company)
    Bodet Group  - 03.05.2016, 11:52

    Ford’s Engine Manufacturing Plant Increases Productivity

    Ford has just installed a new factory bell system consisting of synchronised clocks linked to high powered sounders throughout the site to improve productivity at its Bridgend Engine Plant (BEP) in Glamorgan.

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    Temco Facility Services  - 03.05.2016, 11:13

    Temco Facility Services UK completes MBO

    Following Atalian’s acquisition of Temco-Euroclean earlier this year and subsequent strategic review, Temco Facility Services has successfully completed a management buyout (MBO) of the UK business.

  • (Image courtesy of the GED Project). (photo: GED Project)
    RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)  - 03.05.2016, 08:25

    International Businesses Postpone Investing in Britain

    International businesses are postponing investment in Britain in the wake of European uncertainty, according to the latest UK Commercial Market Survey by RICS.

  •  (photo: Sodexo S.A.)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 03.05.2016, 08:01

    20 Years of Fighting Hunger in North America

    Annual volunteer effort throughout April encouraged Sodexo’s 420,000 employees worldwide to fight hunger in local communities.

  • Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel hand dryer has been accredited with NSF/ANSI 169 certification by NSF International (NSF) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in recognition of its hygienic operation. (photo: Mitsubishi Europe)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 29.04.2016, 13:51

    Hygienic Hand Drying

    Mitsubishi Electric has launched a new compact hands-under version of its Jet Towel high speed hand dryer, which can be installed in facilities that are constrained in terms of space.

  •  (photo: Emcor Group, Inc.)
    Emcor Group Inc.  - 28.04.2016, 12:52

    Record First Quarter Revenues at EMCOR

    EMCOR Group has reported swelling order books (outside the UK) and record First Quarter revenues of US $1.74 billion driven by organic growth.

  • (Photography by Joe Zlomeck). (photo: Joe Zlomeck)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 27.04.2016, 13:55

    LIA joins All Party Parliamentary Group on Smart Cities

    The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has joined the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smart Cities, Chaired by Rt. Hon. Mark Prisk MP.

  •  (photo: Heatload)
    Heat Load  - 27.04.2016, 13:43

    Setting New Standards in Data Centre Testing

    HeatLoad, a leading provider of data centre services, has announced the availability of 200A and 250A three-phase power distribution boards, as part of the ongoing expansion of its test equipment portfolio.

  • Photography: Geraint Lewis. (photo: Geraint Lewis)
    MCP Consulting Group  - 25.04.2016, 15:56

    MCP Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    MCP, the Solihull based consultancy providing Asset Management consulting and training services, today celebrates the award of the UK’s highest accolade for business success -The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2016.

  • Flooring and waterproofing products from BASF's Master Builders Solutions range are available in a wide range of colors, enabling individual designs. Foto: BASF (Location: Canton Hospital, St. Gallen, Switzerland)Die Fußboden- und Abdichtungsprodukte aus der Master Builders Solutions Produktfamilie von BASF sind in verschiedensten Farben verfügbar und ermöglichen so die Realisierung individueller Designs. Foto: BASF (Ort: Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, Schweiz) (photo: BASF)
    BASF SE  - 25.04.2016, 09:29

    New European MasterTop Flooring and Cleaning Products

    BASF has announced new MasterTop flooring and cleaning products for the European market, including a transparent, water-based polyurethane topcoat for decorative flooring solutions and universal cleaner and degreasing agent.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 20.04.2016, 13:43

    The LIA Continues its Online Evolution

    The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA) has launched an all-new website offering visitors a tailored, more intuitive experience and access to essential industry standards and best-practice guidelines.

  • A distribution transformer being commissioned. (photo: Winder Power)
    Winder Power  - 20.04.2016, 12:33

    Winder Power Expands Apprenticeship Scheme

    Winder Power Ltd, has today announced its intention to create 5 new apprenticeship positions in their Yorkshire based factory, adding to its already significant presence in Leeds. The leading UK manufacturer of power and distribution transformers and generator equipment is seeking to fill roles right across the company in areas such as transformer erection and winding, substation services and finance.

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    AWS Group  - 19.04.2016, 23:51

    AWS Group Awards Multiple Supplier Contracts

    Associated Water Services (AWS) Group, the UK’s leading regional supplier of water coolers, has awarded several exclusive contracts to 'preferred' supplier partners.

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    IDEXX Laboratories  - 19.04.2016, 15:31

    NF Validation Certification for Pseudomonas Testing in Drinking Water

    IDEXX, the global experts in water microbiology, today announced that the Pseudalert® and Quanti-Tray® test, used for the 24 hour confirmed enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P.aeruginosa) in drinking water, including bottled water and pool water, has been granted NF Validation certification.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 19.04.2016, 13:37

    Superfood for Superheroes

    Well known chef and entrepreneur Levi Roots and superheroes participating at MCM London Comic Con have joined a Food Academy cookery workshop for local Newham school children at ExCeL London.

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    ISS Facilities Services  - 19.04.2016, 11:03

    Fourth Consecutive IAOP 'Star' Rating for ISS

    ISS, a global leading facility services provider, has once again achieved the highest possible rating, five stars, by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). The stars are distributed by an independent jury with representatives from the industry as well as research institutions. Their assessment is based on an analysis of several factors including growth, profitability, and reach.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 18.04.2016, 13:41

    Illuminating World Markets

    As a UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Trade Challenge Partner, The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) works hard to assist SMEs increase their export market potential.

  •  (photo: Interserve plc)
    Interserve PLC  - 18.04.2016, 07:29

    £230 Million UK MoD USAF Infrastructure Contract

    International support services and construction group Interserve has been awarded a five-year contract worth approximately £230 million, including additional works, with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to provide facilities services to the United States Air Force's UK estate..

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 15.04.2016, 15:03

    EMCOR Completes Acquisition of Ardent Services and Rabalais Constructors

    EMCOR Group, Inc. today announces that it has completed its acquisition of Ardent Services, L.L.C. and Rabalais Constructors, LLC (collectively, “Ardent”), for a purchase price of $205 million in cash, as previously announced.

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    ASHRAE - Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today  - 14.04.2016, 15:44

    ASHRAE Invites Comments on High Performance Green Buildings Standard

    ASHRAE has opened proposed changes to ASHRAE/IES/USGBC/ICC Standard 189 to public review. The standard applies to the design of high-performance green buildings and specifies requirements for siting, design and construction.

  •  (photo: Sodexo)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 14.04.2016, 15:23

    Dynamic Half-year Results

    Sodexo announces its performance for the first half of Fiscal 2016, which ended on February 29, 2016.

  •  (photo: The Lighting Industry Association)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 13.04.2016, 16:54

    Lumicom Enters B2C Compliance Arena

    The UK’s leading WEEE compliance scheme for commercial lighting products, Lumicom, has now extended its services to incorporate producers working within the household lighting sector, effectively covering both the B2B and B2C arenas.

  • (Photography: Pacific Builders). (photo: Cushman & Wakefield)
    Cushman & Wakefield  - 12.04.2016, 22:26

    New C&W Executive MD for Global Occupier Services

    Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Toby Dodd as Executive Managing Director, Global Occupier Services. Mr. Dodd who joined the company's London office in 2001 has recently served as Managing Director of the Singapore business where he managed leading corporate real estate accounts.

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    Wrightstyle Limited  - 12.04.2016, 17:22

    Wrightstyle Launches New Website

    Wrightstyle, the advanced steel and aluminium glazing system supplier, has launched a new website to provide customers with an enhanced level of product and system information.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 12.04.2016, 13:50

    ServiceMaster to Announce First-Quarter 2016 Results

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced a plan to release its unaudited first-quarter 2016 financial results after 6 a.m. Central Time (7 a.m. Eastern Time) on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

  •  (photo: Jaguar Building Services Ltd)
    Jaguar Building Services  - 12.04.2016, 13:05

    Jaguar Secure Nova, Victoria

    Jaguar Building Services have been appointed by Land Securities as MEBF provider for the prestigious Nova, Victoria development.

  •  (photo: CBRE)
    CBRE Group  - 12.04.2016, 08:17

    U.S. Office Vacancy Up

    Vacancy in the U.S. office market inched up by 10 basis points (bps) during the first quarter of 2016 (Q1 2016), rising to 13.2 per cent, according to the latest analysis from CBRE Group, Inc.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 11.04.2016, 08:34

    BSIA Security Personnel Awards for VSG

    Leading security specialist company, Vision Security Group (VSG), part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is celebrating after picking up thirteen regional British Security Industry Association (BSIA) awards.

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    Autogrill S.p.A.  - 07.04.2016, 16:04

    Innovation and Italian Tradition

    Autogrill is showcasing Italian excellence in collaboration with the University of Gastronomic Science (UNISG) at Bistrot Fiorenzuola d’Ardafirst - the company's first motorway bistro

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    NHS Property Services  - 07.04.2016, 12:43

    Senior FM Specialists Nominated for HefmA Awards

    Senior facilities management specialists at NHS Property Services have been nominated for two national awards.

  • Photography by Johansen Krause. (photo: Krause, Johansen)
    ISS Facility Services  - 07.04.2016, 10:39

    Best supplier and Strategic Partner

    ISS Czech Republic was awarded the title "Best Supplier and Strategic Partner" at RWE’s award event in Prague, Czech Republic, called "Day of suppliers". ISS Czech Republic received the title of "Best Supplier" for the first time and the title of "Strategic Partner" for the second time.

  • Photography by SSVA. (photo: SSVA)
  • Alzheimer's Society support group. (photo: Alzheimer's Society)
    Compass Group PLC  - 06.04.2016, 13:07

    A Healthy £50,000 for Charity

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s healthcare sector, part of the largest food services provider in the UK, has raised a staggering £50,000 in seven months for the Alzheimer’s Society.

  • Photography by Rayko Swensson. (photo: Rayko Swensson)
    Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)  - 06.04.2016, 08:21

    CIBSE Encourages UK Government to Listen to Energy Experts

    Dr Hywel Davies, Technical Director of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), says short-termist government policy is contributing to low investor confidence in the UK's energy sector.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 06.04.2016, 07:50

    Special Blend for this Year’s Grand National

    Micro artisan coffee roastery, Crosby Coffee, has teamed up with Jockey Club Catering creating a speciality blend for this year’s Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree Racecourse, 7-9 April.

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    dmg events  - 06.04.2016, 00:31

    BIFM to Run Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor Middle East

    BIFM, the professional body for facilities management and FM EXPO have launched the initial phase of the Facilities Management Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) 2016 for the Middle East. This follows last year’s inaugural Middle East BCM which provided an assessment and measure of facilities management (FM) industry confidence and prospects across the region.

  • Photography by Tamás Nép. (photo: Tamás Nép)
    Total Facilities  - 05.04.2016, 14:14

    Improving Workplace Efficiency

    Limited access to first-rate technology and equipment is creating inefficient workplaces, a new survey of workplace and facilities management professionals in Australia has found.

  • Councillor Leon Murray MBE, Mayor for Telford and Wrekin and LIA President Alasdair McRury (Holophane Europe Ltd). (photo: Lighting Industry Association (LIA))
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 05.04.2016, 01:12

    The LIA’s New Laboratories Facility Officially Opened

    Councillor Leon Murray MBE, Mayor for Telford and Wrekin and LIA President Alasdair McRury (Holophane Europe Ltd) officially opened The Lighting Industry Association’s (The LIA) new Laboratories facility.

  • Dame Zaha Hadid. (Photography by Brigitte Lacombe). (photo: Brigitte Lacombe)
    News Editor  - 02.04.2016, 01:24

    Zaha Hadid Architects Confirm Founder's Death

    Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE, who was widely regarded as the world's greatest female architect, has died from a heart attack whilst undergoing treatment for bronchitis in Miami. Dame Zaha's designs included the London Olympic Aquatic Centre, the MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts and Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadium.

  • Promoting diversity: the new venue will welcome business visitors regardless of their gender, ethnicity or physiology. (Artwork by Kuba Szczepnski). (photo: Kuba Szczepnski)
    Compass Group PLC ,  FM Editor  - 01.04.2016, 11:14

    LVP Launches ‘Space M Project’ as it targets ISS for Unique Portfolio

    Lime Venue Portfolio (LVP) has targeted the most unusual venue off the planet as part of its commitment to event organisers that look to the brand for the best unusual venues.

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    SingEx Exhibitions  - 31.03.2016, 17:11

    Inaugural High-level Summit for a Cleaner, Greener India

    SingEx Exhibitions and Franchise India launch inaugural high-level summit to drive sustainability for a cleaner and greener India.

  • Wigmore Hall was built in 1901 and has an ornate Renaissance style interior that was designed specifically to create a striking atmosphere while still being ideal for intimate recitals of chamber music. (photo: Mitsubishi Jet Towel)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 31.03.2016, 16:34

    Concert-goers Enjoy the Sound of Silence

    When London’s renowned chamber music venue Wigmore Hall considered installing new hand dryers, an in-house acoustic engineer insisted on a full site assessment. Fortunately the Jet Towel hand dryers from Mitsubishi Electric have QuietMark Certification and passed with flying colours.

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    BASF SE  - 31.03.2016, 13:41

    New Production Facilities for Ucrete® Flooring

    BASF has inaugurated the first manufacturing hub in Asia Pacific to produce all components of Ucrete to meet increasing demand and strengthen the Master Builders Solutions® brand's global service and regional manufacturing footprint.

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    Riptide IO  - 31.03.2016, 12:41

    Smart Building Solution for SMEs

    Riptide has announced its new "Internet of Things" automation solution which is designed to place commercial buildings on auto-pilot.

  • Lycoming Mall (Photography by Raily Nelson). (photo: Raily Nelson)
    Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT)  - 30.03.2016, 13:55

    PREIT Announces Sale of Four Shopping Malls

    PREIT today announces it has completed the sale of four additional non-core malls, a milestone achievement that signifies the near-completion of the Company's non-core mall disposition effort with one remaining mall being marketed for sale.

  • Photography by Narong Pisilp. (photo: Narong Pisilp)
    ISS Facility Services  - 30.03.2016, 12:52

    Multiple FM Awards for ISS Thailand

    For the second year in a row, ISS Thailand has been recognised with the "Facilities Management Building Operations & Maintenance Customer Value Leadership Award" by Frost & Sullivan Thailand for best practice, outstanding performance and strong leadership.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 30.03.2016, 12:11

    The LIA Laboratories are now an IECEE CB National Certification Body

    As an IECEE CB National Certification Body the LIA Laboratories can now assist manufacturers with global compliance of their products.

  • Photography by Thad Zajdowicz. (photo: Thad Zajdowicz)
    Jaros, Baum and Bolles  - 30.03.2016, 12:02

    JAROS, BAUM & BOLLES SHARES KNOWLEDGE THROUGH MEP COURSE

    Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B) is pleased to announce their course offering for architects and building owners, "MEP Systems Overview", which has a designation of 1 HSW/LU credit and offers an understanding of overall mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 29.03.2016, 15:46

    Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

    Apprentices across Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food services firm, celebrated National Apprenticeship Week (14-18 March) by taking part in numerous competitions to showcase their skills, talents and knowledge.

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    G4S PLC  - 29.03.2016, 14:45

    G4S to Sell UK Children's Services Business

    G4S plc, the world’s leading integrated security company, today confirmed that as part of its on-going review of its portfolio of businesses, it has commenced a process to sell its UK Children’s Services business,

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    IQPC LLC  - 29.03.2016, 14:07

    7 April Deadline for World Stadium Congress 2016 Awards Nominations

    Have you designed the most innovative sports stadium or arena in the past year? Or come up with the most advanced stadium solution or service? If so, nominations are being accepted until 7 April for the World Stadium Congress Awards which will be announced on 17 May in Doha, Qatar, before representatives from FIFA, Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, ESSMA, UEFA and others.

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    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 24.03.2016, 14:12

    In Pursuit of Happiness

    BIFM has released further details of its ThinkFM: Think Productivity conference on 18 May (in London and online) this year, with headline sponsor Sodexo. The event will focus on the role of facilities management in unlocking organisational productivity.

  • Acacia Prison, Perth. (photo: Serco Group)
    Serco Group Plc  - 24.03.2016, 13:51

    Extension of Queensland & Western Australian Prison Contracts

    Serco Asia Pacific has welcomed the extension of two corrections contracts with the Queensland and Western Australian governments.

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    Planon Group  - 24.03.2016, 13:04

    Planon Named in 2016 Gartner Guide for Integrated Workplace Management Systems

    Planon announces it has been identified by Gartner, Inc. in its Market Vendor Guide as a representative vendor in the Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) space.

  • Photography by Lara Swimmer. (photo: Lara Swimmer)
    Michael Courtney Design  - 24.03.2016, 09:48

    Master Planning with Easter Eggs

    Seattle-based Michael Courtney Design's (MCD) received an unconventional environmental graphic design (EGD) brief for the "neighbourhood" (campus) of a Fortune 100 technology company.

  • Steve Sabadin. (photo: EHC Global)
    EHC Global  - 23.03.2016, 13:51

    Steve Sabadin to Oversee EHC Global's Canadian Manufacturing Operations

    EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of escalator and elevator components, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Sabadin as Production Manager for Canadian manufacturing operations. Based in Oshawa, Canada, Steve will report to Duane Cook, Head of Global QHSE and Operations Manager, Americas & Europe.

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    CBRE Group  - 23.03.2016, 12:38

    Lion's Share of Property Investment Destined for London, Los Angeles & Sydney in 2016

    Global real estate investors remain strongly expansionary, with more than US$1 trillion of planned expenditures anticipated to enter global real estate markets this year — 6 per cent higher than in 2015, according to the CBRE Global Investor Intentions Survey 2016.

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    BASF SE  - 23.03.2016, 11:14

    The Next Generation of Window & Door Installations

    BASF has helped Pflüger TOB GmbH to develop a new generation of "passive" window and door installations.

  • New Chicago data center (photo: QTS Realty Trust)
    QTS Realty Trust  - 22.03.2016, 16:59

    QTS to Increase Capacity at New Chicago Data Center

    Tier-3 compliant "mega" data center newest addition To expanding international platform.

  • Photograph: Matthew Joseph. (photo: Matthew Joseph)
    RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)  - 22.03.2016, 14:12

    Pretty as a Picture

    A London sewage system has been crowned one of Britain’s best-looking pieces of infrastructure after winning first prize in the RICS National Infrastructure Photography Competition.

  • Photograph: Janet Burgess. (photo: Janet Burgess)
    AkzoNobel Global  - 22.03.2016, 13:35

    Showcasing Industrial Color Expertise

    Leading design experts were in attendance when AkzoNobel's Performance Coatings business recently showcased its 11th color trends guide for industrial markets at a special event held in Shanghai, China.

  • Photograph: Olga Miltsova. (photo: OlgaMiltsova)
    Jane Embury  - 21.03.2016, 17:23

    Arson Awareness Week (21 – 27 March)

    Jane Embury, marketing director with international specialist steel and aluminium glazing supplier Wrightstyle, considers the impact of arson.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 21.03.2016, 16:51

    Messe Düsseldorf Group Extends ISS Contract

    The Messe Düsseldorf Group has extended its service contract with ISS Germany for another four years starting 1 July 2016. ISS is a long-standing partner of the significant trade fair organiser.

  • Stewart Price (photo: )
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 21.03.2016, 15:17

    Stewart Price Joins Lumicom

    The LIA and Lumicom welcome Stewart Price to the position of General Manager for Lumicom.

  • Louise Brodnitz (Photograph: Jule Kubal Photography). (photo: Jule Kubal Photography)
    AFG Group Inc  - 21.03.2016, 14:53

    Louise Brodnitz Selected As AFG Group Historic Preservation Architect

    AFG Group has selected Louise Brodnitz as Senior Historic Preservation Architect to support the CM Team on the St. Elizabeths Consolidation Project in Washington, DC. As the onsite subject matter expert, Ms. Brodnitz will advise on preservation issues related to the historic buildings and landscape on the West Campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital and new headquarters for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  • Photograph: Stu Thomas. (photo: Stu Thomas)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 21.03.2016, 14:12

    Health and Wellbeing Housing Partnership Wins ‘Innovators of the Year’

    A partnership between Mitie, Golding Homes, Wellbeing People, Kent County Council and Kent Community Health NHS Foundation has been awarded ‘Innovators of the Year’ at the annual Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Awards, for its Health MOT Roadshow.

  • Photograph: Samtri. (photo: Samtri)
    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 21.03.2016, 13:50

    Top Award for JLL's Online Cities Research Centre

    The Global Research team at JLL, a financial and professional services firm specialising in commercial real estate services, was recognised by the Managing Partners Forum (MPF) for its market-leading insight winning the Best Thought Leadership award at MPF’s 14th Annual Award ceremony, held at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square on 9 March.

  • Photograph: W. L. Tarbert (photo: W. L. Tarbert)
    Serco Group Plc  - 21.03.2016, 13:32

    Serco Security Innovation Awards Commendation

    Serco has been highly commended at the 2016 Security Innovation Awards for its work to deploy innovative radar technology to prevent wind farms interfering with the UK's air defence radars. The Awards organised by ADS - the industry body for the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors - recognise key innovations across the UK’s security sector.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 21.03.2016, 13:18

    Eight International Safety Awards

    ISS UK is delighted to achieve eight Merits in the prestigious International Safety Awards. Five major client contracts were among the internal business units and clients sites to achieve Merit status in in March 2016.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 21.03.2016, 12:53

    Championing Gender Equality

    In observance of International Women’s Day, over 300 leaders from business, civil society, government and the United Nations (UN) gathered in New York City for the 2016 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) event at which Michel Landel, CEO of Sodexo and Janet Awad, Regional Chair of Latin America and Country President, Sodexo Chile, received the 7 Principles WEPs CEO Leadership Award, which recognizes a commitment to policies that advance and empower women in the workplace, marketplace and wider community.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 21.03.2016, 12:18

    Acquisition of Ardent Services and Rabalais Constructors

    Fortune 500 leader in mechanical and electrical construction services, industrial and energy infrastructure, EMCOR Group, Inc., announces it has agreed to acquire Ardent Services and Rabalais Constructors – leading providers of mission-critical electrical and instrumentation services to the energy infrastructure market in North America.

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    Global FM  - 18.03.2016, 15:36

    Global FM Urges Entire Industry to Celebrate World FM Day

    Global FM, the Global facility management association, has announced Wednesday 13 July as the date for ‘World FM Day’ 2016 and called on the entire FM industry to support the festivities that will be led across six continents by its members.

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    QTS Realty Trust  - 18.03.2016, 14:46

    Y2Fox Data Solutions Selects QTS to Support Government Service

    QTS Realty Trust, an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced that Y2Fox Data Solutions has chosen QTS to support Y2Fox business expansion into the Government marketplace.

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    SolarCity Finance Company LLC  - 18.03.2016, 13:59

    Massive Solar Power Project on Five Navy Bases

    Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity have completed more than 1,300 rooftop solar installations at Balfour Beatty Communities-managed Navy housing communities located in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island.

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    Interserve PLC  - 18.03.2016, 13:38

    'Achievement in Sustainability'

    Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has been honoured for its success in embedding sustainability into its corporate strategy and the leadership shown by its Group-wide sustainability plan - SustainAbilities - at the recent PLC Awards.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 18.03.2016, 13:10

    Levy Restaurants UK Welcomes New Team Members

    55 new managers were welcomed to the senior team of Levy Restaurants UK, the market-leading hospitality provider for sports, leisure, stadia and arenas, at its recent annual management academy.

  • Photograph: Bryan Weir. (photo: Bryan Weir)
    Serco Group Plc  - 18.03.2016, 12:52

    Serco Breaks Silence Over "Care of Asylum in Scotland" Allegations

    Serco has published a response to recent stories in the media concerning the alleged mistreatment of vulnerable asylum seekers in Scotland.

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    Ecolab Inc  - 18.03.2016, 12:15

    Ecolab Schedules Webcast for Industry Conference on 23 March

    Ecolab Inc. Executive Vice President and President, Global Institutional, Michael A. Hickey will address financial analysts at the Gabelli & Company Specialty Chemicals Conference on Wednesday 23 March 23 in New York.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 18.03.2016, 11:57

    AUD 2.5 Billion (GBP 1.3 Billion) IFM Rio Tinto Contract for Sodexo

    Sodexo has announced a ten-year contract with leading global mining company Rio Tinto estimated at 2.5 billion Australian Dollars (£1.3 billion) to deliver integrated facilities management (IFM) services in the company’s extensive operations in Australia’s Pilbara region. This is the largest contract of its kind for Sodexo and exemplifies the Group’s ability to deliver on major contracts in the Energy & Resources sector.

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    Mafi Mushkila  - 18.03.2016, 11:06

    HeatLoad Increases Rental Stock of Rack Mounted Load Banks

    HeatLoad, the leading provider of data centre services, has increased its rental stock of 3.5kW rack mounted load banks to over 600 units. The company now has 8.6MW of rack mounted load banks and 8MW of floor standing load banks, which they believe is the largest stock holding in the UK.

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    The RockWool Group  - 18.03.2016, 09:03

    ROCKFON AND ROXUL PRESENT FIRST STONE WOOL SEMINAR

    ROCKFON and ROXUL Inc., subsidiaries of The RockWool Group — the world’s leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool, are pleased to announce that they hosted their first two-part breakfast seminar on the benefits of stone wool on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the AIA Center for Architecture in New York City.

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    TableAir UAB  - 16.03.2016, 01:25

    New Personal Trainer App for Standing Desk Users

    The TableAir app is designed to facilitate the transition from seated workspaces to standing desks or tables.

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    NG Bailey  - 15.03.2016, 23:51

    SSE Arena Belfast Transformed into "Intelligent" Stadium

    NG Bailey’s IT Services division has completed a transformational IT infrastructure overhaul at the 11,000 capacity SSE Arena, Belfast, bringing the project home on budget and in time for the venue’s sell-out relaunch in autumn 2016.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 14.03.2016, 23:14

    Sodexo Joins CAC 40 Stock Market Index

    Sodexo is to be included in France's bluechip share index from the start of trading on 21 March, following a 10 March announcement from Euronext's Scientific Board on Indexes.

  • The Robert C. Weaver Federal Building in Washington, D.C. (photo: )
    AFG Group Inc  - 14.03.2016, 22:51

    Iconic Construction Management Contract for AFG

    Prominent woman-owned construction and relocation management firm, AFG Group, Inc., has recently been awarded a contract at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by the Robert C. Weaver Building Fire Alarm Replacement Project.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 14.03.2016, 14:58

    1,500 Apprenticeship Roles

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food services firm, has marked the start of National Apprenticeship Week by announcing plans to build the number of Compass apprentices to 1500 by the end of 2017.

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    Ecolab Inc  - 14.03.2016, 14:21

    More Than $2.3 Million of "In-kind" Global Disaster Relief Donations in 2015

    During 2015, Ecolab provided in-kind donations worth more than $2.3 million to support disaster relief efforts.

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    Inepro BV  - 11.03.2016, 14:17

    MyInepro Mobile App

    Inepro announces the release of its new mobile app MyInepro which is yet another valuable addition to our comprehensive cashless solution.

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    Luminus Devices  - 11.03.2016, 13:46

    Luminus Announces Third Generation COBs with up to 170 Lumens per Watt

    Luminus, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-performance LEDs, announces a new family of 3 volt 3030 midpower LEDs offering a wide range of options including 200 lumens per Watt, 95+ CRI, and "candle-warm" 2200K. Luminus has been building a reputation as the market leader in high quality-of-light with their chip-on-board (COB) arrays and midpower products

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 08.03.2016, 20:49

    Mark Barry Announces Retirement as ServiceMaster Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced that its chief marketing and strategy officer, Mark J. Barry, has decided to retire from the company, effective March 31.

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    Jaros, Baum and Bolles  - 08.03.2016, 20:19

    24/7 Emergency Call Center Wins ACEC NY Diamond Award

    Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B), the recipient of the 2016 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) NY Diamond Award for the recently completed Public Safety Answering Center II (PSAC II) in the Bronx, is a finalist for the Council’s Empire Award, to be announced at the ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on 19 March 2016.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 04.03.2016, 20:18

    2 Sisters Food Group Partners with Eurest at 21 UK Sites

    2 Sisters Food Group (2 Sisters), the UK’s largest food manufacturer, has appointed Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, to provide catering services to 15,000 of its employees at 21 sites across the UK.

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    Cartus Corporation  - 04.03.2016, 19:54

    Cartus a "Healthy Workplace Employer"

    Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services, has been named a platinum-level Healthy Workplace Employer by The Business Council of Fairfield County (Connecticut).

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    CIM Group  - 04.03.2016, 19:07

    World's Largest Utility-Scale Solar Developer in Sachigo Lake First Nation Partnership

    SkyPower, the world's largest developer of utility-scale solar energy projects, and its partners are pleased to announce its partnership with Sachigo Lake First Nation in the development of a multitude of utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Ontario.

  • General Manager Robert Puhalski (second from left) and Director of Security Jason Jelsovsky (far right) recognize Joe Trzepacz (left), Dave Gullo (second from right) and Ashley Kurucz, who is not pictured. (photo: Delaware North Companies)
    Delaware North Companies  - 02.03.2016, 13:24

    Recognition for Life-saving Security Associates at Hamburg Gaming

    Leadership at the Delaware North-operated Hamburg Gaming, near Buffalo, N.Y., recently recognized members of the security team for a heroic effort with a guest who had a heart attack.

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    NG Bailey  - 02.03.2016, 13:03

    NG Bailey’s IT Services Division Partners with Zinwave

    NG Bailey’s IT Services division today announces a strategic partnership with Zinwave, a global provider of distributed antenna system (DAS) technology for in-building wireless coverage.

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    3M Company  - 02.03.2016, 12:42

    New 3M Leadership Development Program

    Catalyst program moves leadership development from a limited, time-based event to a continuous journey over 12 months.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 02.03.2016, 12:09

    Aramark Replaces Delaware North at California's Yosemite National Park

    A subsidiary of award-winning food and hospitality partner for U.S. national and state parks, Aramark, has taken over concessions operations at Yosemite National Park in California.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 02.03.2016, 11:41

    Strong Organic Growth & Improved Margin

    ISS, a leading global provider of facility services, announces its financial results for fourth quarter and full year 2015.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 02.03.2016, 11:08

    Hard NHS Property Services FM Contract for Mitie

    Mitie has been appointed by NHS Property Services to supply its Hard FM services of Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) and Building Fabric at locations across England.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 29.02.2016, 11:44

    New LIA Laboratory Facility Ready for Testing

    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA) announces it will officially open its new laboratory facility on 8th March 2016.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 25.02.2016, 16:15

    Record Q4 Revenues & Cash Flow for EMCOR

    EMCOR Group, Inc. today reported results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2015. Highlights include a record rise in Quarter 4 revenues and record operating cash flow.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 25.02.2016, 14:57

    Full-year Revenue Increases at ServiceMaster

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc,, a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced unaudited fourth-quarter and full year 2015 results. For the fourth quarter, the company reported a year-over-year revenue increase of 4 per cent, and, for the full year, the company reported a year-over-year increase of 6 per cent.

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    ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc  - 25.02.2016, 13:45

    ServiceMaster to Return up to US$300 Million in Share Buyback

    ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a three-year share repurchase program under which the company may repurchase up to $300 million of its outstanding common stock.

  • Christian Ulbrich, New Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) President (photo: JLL)
    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 25.02.2016, 12:09

    Christian Ulbrich Appointed JLL President

    Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated has announced it is separating the roles of President and Chief Executive Officer and that Christian Ulbrich, currently CEO for the EMEA region, will become President of JLL.

  • Ray Perry, BIFM's new Chief Executive (photo: NPA)
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 25.02.2016, 11:39

    BIFM Announces Successor to James Sutton

    The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today announced that Ray Perry will succeed James Sutton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in May 2016.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 24.02.2016, 17:14

    Out of the Glare

    The Lighting Industry Academy has launches a new seminar on glare.

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    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 24.02.2016, 11:30

    LIA Pavilion to Showcase UK Lighting at Light+Building (Frankfurt, 13-18 March)

    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA) are unveiling The LIA UK Pavilion at Light+Building, the renowned and largest international lighting trade event in the world, taking place from the 13th - 18th March 2016 in Frankfurt.

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    News Editor  - 24.02.2016, 11:00

    HSE Investigation as Emergency Teams Continue Didcot Power Station Search

    The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has opened an investigation into yesterday afternoon's partial collapse of a building on the site of the former "Didcot A" power station in Oxfordshire which left one person dead, five injured and three reported as missing.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 24.02.2016, 08:42

    Aramark Named to List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’

    Aramark announces it has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 2016 List of the "World’s Most Admired Companies" and ranked in the top-spot position among peers in the diversified outsourcing services industry.

  •  (photo: Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Jet Towel)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 24.02.2016, 08:19

    A Quarter of a Century as Technology Leader

    Mitsubishi Electric is launching two new versions of its Jet Towel high speed hand dryer, "Jet Towel Smart" and "Jet Towel Slim", which build on hand drying technology it originated almost 25 years ago.

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    Interserve PLC  - 24.02.2016, 07:54

    Strong Growth and Strategic Progress

    Interserve, the international support services and construction group, reports on a year of strong growth and strategic progress, with its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2015.

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    Ecolab Inc  - 23.02.2016, 18:58

    Ecolab Named one of Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2016

    Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of 2016’s World's Most Admired Companies for the second consecutive year.

  • Photograph: Vincent Legrain. (photo: Vincent Legrain)
    Compass Group PLC  - 23.02.2016, 18:47

    National Grid Contract for 14forty

    Integrated facilities management (IFM) business, 14forty, which is a division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has been awarded a contract with National Grid.

  • (L-R) Geoff Young, Chairman of the British Electro-technical Committee, Lawrence Barling, Lawrence Barling Senior Technical Manager at the Lighting Industry Association (LIA). (photo: Lighting Industry Association)
    The Lighting Industry Association (The LIA)  - 22.02.2016, 19:54

    Prestigious IEC 1906 Award for LIA's Lawrence Barling

    Lawrence Barling, Senior Technical Manager at the Lighting Industry Association (LIA), has received the prestigious IEC 1906 Award for his long-standing expert contribution to the IEC and work involving lamps and related equipment in particular.

  • New buildings of F. Hoffmann-La Roche in Kaiseraugst (Switzerland). (photo: Siemens AG)
    Siemens AG ,  Siemens Building Technologies  - 18.02.2016, 18:50

    Fire Safety & Building Automation Prescription for F. Hoffmann-La Roche

    Swiss pharmaceutical company F. Hoffmann-La Roche opts for fire safety and building automation from Siemens for its new buildings on the Kaiseraugst campus near Basel.

  • Photograph: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye. (photo: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye)
    Mitie Group PLC  - 12.02.2016, 12:55

    Success for Mitie's Pest Control Business

    Mitie’s pest control business secures new combined contract with Network Rail.

  • Photograph: Nigel Patience. (photo: Nigel Patience)
    Knight Frank Investment Management (KFIM)  - 12.02.2016, 12:24

    New Fund to Target Long-term Rental Returns

    Knight Frank Investment Management (KFIM) announces the successful launch of its first Fund, raising more than £300 million of new equity.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 11.02.2016, 15:58

    5th Consecutive VSG "Top Employer" Award

    Compass Group UK & Ireland’s security specialist company, Vision Security Group (VSG), is celebrating after being certified as a “Top Employer” for the fifth year running.

  • Freddy Dezeure, Head of CERT-EU and Ian West, NCIRC's Chief of Cyber Security at the signing ceremony which took place on the first day of the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels today. (photo: NATO)
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)  - 10.02.2016, 17:37

    NATO and EU in Cyber Defence Cooperation

    NATO and the European Union face similar challenges in protecting their networks against the growing threat of cyber attacks. To help both organisations better meet this challenge, today a Technical Arrangement on Cyber Defence was concluded between the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) and the Computer Emergency Response Team of the European Union (CERT-EU).

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    LafargeHolcim S.A.  - 10.02.2016, 16:07

    Change of Leadership for LafargeHolcim in India

    LafargeHolcim announces that Martin Kriegner, currently Area Manager Central Europe, will be appointed Head of India, effective March 1, 2016. He will report to Eric Olsen, Group CEO and succeed Bernard Terver who has decided to retire.

  • Steven Foxley, Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for the UK and Ireland. (photo: Siemens Building Technologies)
    Siemens AG ,  Siemens Building Technologies  - 10.02.2016, 15:09

    Focusing on customer loyalty

    Steven Foxley, the new Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for the UK and Ireland, is to apply his breadth of experience to furthering customer loyalty for the innovative safety, security and energy management solutions provider.

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    News Editor  - 10.02.2016, 10:40

    Enter for the EFMC 2016 Awards

    EuroFM is inviting inspired students, organisations, FM practitioners and researchers to submit entries for its prestigious annual awards. Available categories include the "Partner Across Borders Award" which showcases businesses providing facilities management services across European national boundaries and a student poster competition. Winners will be announced at the European Facility Management Conference (EFMC 2016) in Milan, Italy.

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    Atkins Global  - 10.02.2016, 09:59

    In Line with Expectations

    WS Atkins plc (“Atkins” or the “Group”), the design, engineering and project management consultancy, today provides its third quarter trading update for the period from 1 October 2015 to date.

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    ISS Facilities Services  - 10.02.2016, 09:30

    Tranche of Global Contracts for ISS

    ISS A/S and ISS Taiwan have been selected for major integrated facilities management (IFM) contract awards and extensions by Novartis, Rolls-Royce and Mitsui Fudosan as February gets off to a great start.

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    Microdesk Inc  - 10.02.2016, 08:37

    AUTODESK PLATINUM TIER STATUS

    Architecture, engineering, construction, and operations and maintenance (AECO) industry consultancy, Microdesk, today announced that they have achieved Platinum status with Autodesk, the highest level of partnership designated to a small number of Autodesk partners worldwide.

  • Photograph: Bren Leslie. (photo: Bren Leslie)
    RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)  - 09.02.2016, 13:51

    UK Government to Adopt IPMS: Office Buildings

    The UK Government has announced that it will adopt the RICS professional statement and measure its estate to new International Property Measurement Standards for Offices (IPMS: Office Buildings).

  • Photograph: Dan Craggs. (photo: Dan Craggs)
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    Mace Limited  - 08.02.2016, 13:09

    TfL Announces Framework Development Partners

    Transport for London (TfL) has approved the appointment of 13 major property development companies and consortiums to a development framework that will help to deliver thousands of homes, offices and retail spaces.

  • Photograph: W. L. Tarbert (photo: W. L. Tarbert)
    Serco Group Plc  - 08.02.2016, 11:42

    ‘Wind Farm Radar’ Fully Operational

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed that the first of five new, or upgraded, Air Defence radars provided by Serco, which prevent wind farms interfering with the UK’s air defence capability, is now fully operational.

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    Cameron Forecourt  - 05.02.2016, 15:39

    THE BENEFITS OF FUEL MANAGEMENT

    Cameron Forecourt, the UK’s leading commercial Fuelling Specialist, has recently undertaken a major project to upgrade the fuelling systems at Cophall Parking, based near Gatwick Airport.

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    CBRE Group  - 04.02.2016, 10:40

    Airbnb Impact on Hotel Market

    CBRE Hotels' America research estimates Airbnb users Spent $2.4 billion (£1.6 billion) on lodging in the United States last year, as the website continues to make its presence felt with traditional accommodation providers.

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    Cerberus Capital Management  - 04.02.2016, 09:48

    Cerberus Acquires Spain's Renovalia Energy

    Cerberus has announced it has completed the acquisition of Spanish renewable energy company Renovalia Energy which operates in six countries and has more than 650 megawatts of power generation under management.

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    3M Company  - 04.02.2016, 09:12

    Posting Better Productivity

    New Research from Post-it brand reveals the role organization and office supplies play in worker productivity.

  • The Rt. Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General. (photo: )
    The Cabinet Office  - 03.02.2016, 13:18

    The State of the Estate

    A Cabinet Office transcript of the speech of The Rt. Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office and UK Paymaster General at Government Property 2016, introduces the Government Property Unit's new "The State of the Estate" report.

  • Photograph by Lukasz Brzozowski. (photo: Lukasz Brzozowski)
    WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems  - 03.02.2016, 09:55

    Alaskan Commercial Laundry Partnership

    WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, North America's leading laundry facilities management service company, announces it has partnered with Harold's Commercial Laundry, a distributor of commercial and coin-operated laundry appliances and services in Alaska.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 03.02.2016, 09:54

    Vodafone UK and Mitie to Build on Hospitality Accreditation

    Mitie and Vodafone UK have announced they are to build on the Hospitality Assured quality standard accreditation they received in December.

  • Based on the same principle of high velocity laminar air flow as the original Jet Towel, the new Jet Towel Smart does not have a drying chamber but uses the popular hands-under configuration. (photo: Mitsubishi Electric)
    Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.  - 02.02.2016, 18:06

    Jet Towel Smart set to expand hand drying revolution

    Mitsubishi Electric has launched a new compact hands-under version of its Jet Towel high speed hand dryer, which can be installed in facilities that are constrained in terms of space.

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    Inepro BV  - 02.02.2016, 17:47

    iBos 7.6 Comes with Complimentary Extras

    Inepro announces the release of an update of its innovative modular software solution, Inepro Back office suite (iBos).

  • MK1 Shopping and Leisure Park, Milton Keynes. (photo: 2.bp.blogspot)
    The Crown Estate  - 02.02.2016, 12:33

    Savills to Manage £2bn Crown Estate Portfolio

    Savills have been appointed property managers for The Crown Estate’s regional portfolio which includes several retail and leisure schemes located outside of London.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 02.02.2016, 12:14

    Sodexo Extends Sustainability Credentials

    Sodexo has further re-enforced its position as one of the world's most sustainable companies by achieving recognition in all three award categories for RobecoSAM's annual "Sustainability Yearbook 2016".

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    NG Bailey  - 02.02.2016, 11:09

    Sony Gold Partner Certification

    NG Bailey’s IT Services division, which specialises in the design, supply, installation, management and maintenance of voice, data and structured cabling solutions to contracting, enterprise and public sector clients, has been awarded Gold Partner status with international security equipment giant, Sony.

  • Photograph: Michael Illuchine. (photo: Michael Illuchine)
    Interserve PLC  - 01.02.2016, 13:53

    Inaugural Social Value Awards

    The inaugural Social Value Awards, which recognise and celebrate good practice in commissioning and providing social value, will be held at the third annual Social Value Summit hosted by Interserve and Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) at the British Medical Association in London on Thursday 11 February, 2016.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 29.01.2016, 19:28

    Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest catering firm, has been named a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer at the National Apprenticeship Awards on Tuesday.

  • Peter Ankerstjerne, Head of Group Marketing, ISS A/S (photo: ISS A/S)
    ISS Facility Services  - 29.01.2016, 18:33

    Innovation and Building Better Relations

    The latest publication in the "2020 Vision" series of industry white books from ISS has been released and argues facilities management outsourcing requires a more innovative approach to services delivery - in addition to more effective client relationship management.

  • Photograph: Patrice Dufour. (photo: Patrice Dufour)
    ARC Document Solutions  - 28.01.2016, 23:56

    Survey Identifies Construction Technology Trends

    Emerging technologies include virtual reality, drones and Big Data.

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    Carillion PLC  - 28.01.2016, 17:50

    Climate Change Performance Wins Supplier "A-list" Place

    Carillion has continued to underline its commitment to tackling climate change, winning an A grade for climate performance in the latest CDP report (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project).

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    Oracle Corporation  - 28.01.2016, 17:09

    New Cloud Services for Hotels and Casinos

    Oracle has introduced a cloud services version of its industry-leading suite of hospitality solutions to enable hotels, casinos and other hospitality companies to personalise and improve the guest experience whilst making operations more efficient.

  • Sodexo's new Chairperson, Sophie Bellon. (photo: Sodexo S.A.)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 28.01.2016, 16:32

    Appointment of Sophie Bellon as New Sodexo Chair

    Following the January 26, 2016 Shareholders’ Meeting, Sodexo’s Board of Directors will appoint Sophie Bellon as Chairwoman. She will succeed Pierre Bellon, Sodexo’s founder and Chairman, who will become Chairman Emeritus.

  • Mike McColl, Securiclad's managing director. (photo: Securiclad)
    Securiclad Ltd  - 27.01.2016, 16:51

    Data Centre Specialist Turns to Securiclad

    High security modular panel system manufacturer Securiclad is building on its success in the data centre market with the announcement of a new partnership with award-winning data centre and server room specialist INFINITI.

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    Mace Limited  - 27.01.2016, 16:36

    A Healthier Future for Construction

    The inaugural Health in Construction Leadership Group Breakfast Summit saw over 150 key business leaders and industry influencers come together to discuss issues that included why 100 times more UK construction workers die from work-related ill health than accidents.

  • Photograph: Alex Furr. (photo: Alex Furr)
    Compass Group PLC  - 27.01.2016, 16:11

    Launch of NCUB Student Employability Index Report

    More than half of applicants to universities now look at institutions' connections to businesses and potential work placement opportunities, according to the UK's first Student Employability Index published by The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) with support from Compass Group subsidiary, Chartwells.

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    Maponics LLC  - 27.01.2016, 15:49

    A Million Community Boundaries for Maponics

    Maponics, the fastest growing provider of boundary content, announced that they are on pace to map 1 million U.S. community boundaries in products to be released in 2016.

  • Photograph: Lynch Windows. (photo: Lynch Windows)
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 27.01.2016, 15:05

    Shopping a Lidl Smarter in Northern Ireland

    Wrightstyle, the Devizes-based steel and aluminium glazing supplier, has helped to complete Lidl’s first new concept shop in Northern Ireland that boasts wider aisles in a state-of-the-art energy efficient building.

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    CA Technologies  - 27.01.2016, 14:02

    CA Technologies' Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Results

    CA Technologies has reported financial results for its third quarter fiscal 2016, which ended December 31, 2015.

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    Archibus Inc  - 26.01.2016, 23:07

    Wise Cho Appointed ARCHIBUS CEO

    ARCHIBUS, Inc., the world’s leading solution for real estate, infrastructure and facilities management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wise Cho as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • Bath Road Shopping Park in Slough. (photo: Crown Estate)
    The Crown Estate  - 26.01.2016, 17:25

    Crown Estate Agrees Retail Park Disposals

    The Crown Estate has agreed the sale of two retail parks for a combined price of £177 million.

  • Photograph: W.L. Tarbert. (photo: W.L. Tarbert)
    U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)  - 26.01.2016, 16:06

    U.S. Green Building Council's Annual LEED State Rankings

    Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces its annual Top 10 States for LEED, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system.

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    Idox PLC  - 26.01.2016, 15:40

    CAFM Explorer Becomes BIFM Corporate Member

    CAFM Explorer, Idox's leading facilities management software, is pleased to announce it has joined The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) as a corporate member.

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    Trimble Navigation Limited ,  Trimble Inc  - 26.01.2016, 15:22

    BuildingPoint Dealer Established in South East United States

    BuildingPoint South East joins the first fully-dedicated global distribution network for technologies spanning the Design-Build-Operate (DBO) Lifecycle.

  • Rendering of The Palm Tower and Nakheel Mall. (photo: Nakheel)
    Nakheel Properties  - 24.01.2016, 17:38

    Nakheel to Showcase US$4.6 Billion of Projects in Hong Kong

    Nakheel, the Dubai-based master developer of some of the world's most famous landmarks including The Palm Jumeirah, will be showcasing more than US$4.6 billion of projects at the Dubai Property Show which opens in Hong Kong next week.

  • Hylton Castle Primary School. (photo: Galliford Try)
    Galliford Try Plc  - 22.01.2016, 21:35

    School Building Programme First for Galliford Try

    The first completion of a school procured through the privately financed PF2 element of the UK's Education Funding Agency’s Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) has been achieved by Galliford Try in Hylton Castle, Sunderland.

  • Photograph: Craig Lough. (photo: Craig Lough)
    BT PLC  - 22.01.2016, 16:02

    Digital Invasion of Hadrian’s Wall

    Twenty-first century superfast broadband has arrived at one of the highest and most remote sections of historic Hadrian’s Wall.

  • Photograph: Erik Araujo. (photo: Erik Araujo)
    Reportbuyer Reportbuyer  - 22.01.2016, 15:00

    Global Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Market

    A new report on the Global Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) market includes analyses of the software and non-software markets and market projections for the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America.

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    Ecolab Inc  - 22.01.2016, 13:19

    Ecolab in 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index

    For the second consecutive year, Ecolab has been named to the Corporate Knights 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index. The list is announced each January during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Photograph: Peter White. (photo: Peter White)
    BRE Group  - 22.01.2016, 12:42

    BREEAM Awards 2016

    The star studded BREEAM Awards which acknowledge the previous year's highest BREEAM-scored building developments will take place on Tuesday 8th March 2016 at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square.

  • Photograph: Andrew P. Robinson. (photo: Andrew P. Robinson)
    ISS Facility Services  - 22.01.2016, 11:45

    NOK 2.1 Billion (£168.5 Million) Armed Forces Cleaning Contract for ISS

    Norway's armed forces and ISS Norway have signed a seven-year, NOK 2.1 billion (£168.5 million) contract that will involve the transfer of 300 cleaning operatives and managers to the facilities services giant.

  • Photograph: Richard King. (photo: Richard King)
    Havant Borough Council  - 22.01.2016, 10:33

    Council in Innovative Business Partnership

    Councillors from Havant Borough have unanimously backed proposals for a joint-venture Company (JVC) with Norse Commercial Services to deliver operational services to residents and customers.

  • Photograph: Herman Brinkman. (photo: Herman Brinkman)
    Pennsylvania Office of the Governor  - 21.01.2016, 20:53

    Pennsylvania Governor Declares State of Emergency

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today declared a state of emergency in preparation for the winter storm expected to impact Pennsylvania, especially in the southeast and south central regions of the state. The disaster emergency proclamation enables state and local authorities to respond to any unmet needs as quickly as possible.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 21.01.2016, 20:41

    BIS Apprenticeship Board Appointment for Compass Group’s Melanie Hayes

    Melanie Hayes, Resourcing and Development Director, for Compass Group UK & Ireland, has been appointed to a new Apprenticeship Delivery Board by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

  • Photograph: M. Wolfe. (photo: M. Wolfe)
    ASHRAE - Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today  - 21.01.2016, 20:25

    ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Energy Standard Compliance

    A newly published document from ASHRAE and IES gives users of their energy efficiency standard immediate access to an optional third path for compliance, providing more flexibility for the industry.

  • Photograph: Graham Soult. (photo: Graham Soult)
    RICS RICS  - 21.01.2016, 20:03

    Increase in UK Housing Demand as Buy-to-let investors Beat Stamp Duty Rise

    The latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey shows a lift in housing demand following the announcement of Autumn Statement measures.

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    QTS Realty Trust  - 21.01.2016, 19:03

    QTS Announces Managed Cloud Solution

    QTS Realty Trust, an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, today announces the launch of QTS Managed Cloud, a highly-scalable and compliant enterprise-class cloud solution.

  • Photograph: Griszka Niewiadomski. (photo: Griszka Niewiadomski)
    Global Tel*Link (GTL)  - 21.01.2016, 17:58

    GTL Showcases Correctional Technology

    Global Tel*Link (GTL), the leading provider of integrated correctional technology solutions, today announced the latest release of its highly secured integrated technology platform.

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    Calmac Corp  - 21.01.2016, 17:13

    Closing the Book on High-Priced Energy

    CALMAC®, a leader in energy storage systems, today announced that the Alachua County Library Headquarters in Gainesville, Florida is using its energy storage tanks to reduce operating costs and save taxpayer money.

  • Plus Relocation's European director of business development, Des McKell. (photo: Plus Relocation)
    Plus Relocation  - 21.01.2016, 14:44

    Plus Relocation Expands European HQ

    Plus Relocation, an established provider of global relocation services, has announced the opening of its expanded European headquarters in London and appointment of Des McKell as director of business development.

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    Royal Philips  - 20.01.2016, 16:49

    Catering Flying High with Philips LED Lighting

    Flight catering services company, LSG Sky Chefs, is reaping the benefits of food, workplace safety, productivity and energy efficiency by switching to LED lighting provided by Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting.

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    AkzoNobel Global  - 20.01.2016, 16:32

    Excellence in Sustainability

    AkzoNobel's number one ranking on the has resulted in the award of an Industry Leader, Gold Class distinction for excellent sustainability performance.

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    Dr. Bronner's  - 20.01.2016, 15:59

    Supporting California Cleaning Products Disclosure

    Dr. Bronner's, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, has joined the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Breast Cancer Fund along with thirty other organisations in supporting the Cleaning Products Disclosure Bill introduced in the California legislature.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 20.01.2016, 15:33

    Successful 2015 for VSG

    Vision Security Group (VSG) – the security specialist company, a division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, finished 2015 on a high after achieving year on year revenue growth of 13.3%, as well as securing a number of significant industry wins.

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    Covanta Holding  - 20.01.2016, 15:09

    Covanta Acquires Chief Industrial Services

    Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions, has announced that its subsidiary, Covanta Environmental Solutions, has acquired Chief Industrial Services.

  • Photograph: Simon Gray. (photo: Simon Gray)
    Aramark Corporation  - 20.01.2016, 14:48

    Aramark Top 50 Employer for People with Disabilities

    Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has once again been named a Top 50 employer for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disabled magazine.

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    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 20.01.2016, 14:25

    Cities of the Future

    Innovation, liveability and the capacity to reinvent characterize the most dynamic cities in JLL’s third annual City Momentum Index (CMI). London, Silicon Valley, Dublin, Bangalore and Boston top the list by successfully creating environments that attract cutting-edge new businesses, nurture top talent, leverage technology and provide vibrant, inclusive communities.

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    Serco Group Plc  - 20.01.2016, 14:06

    Ofsted Rates Serco's Vocational Services Team

    Serco’s vocational services team, which recruits and trains apprentices across the organisation, has been awarded a ”Good” rating by Ofsted, England’s education inspectorate.

  • Andrew Broderick (photo: Macro Ltd)
    Macro Limited  - 20.01.2016, 13:34

    Macro Appoints New QHSE Performance Director

    Macro has hired Andrew Broderick as Director of Performance for Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE).

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    Reportbuyer Reportbuyer  - 20.01.2016, 12:39

    UK Contract Cleaning Market

    AMA Research have published the 7th edition of the report 'Contract Cleaning Market Report – UK 2015-2019 Analysis' which incorporates original input and primary research, and represents an up-to-date and perceptive review of the market and its development.

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    Penton Information Services  - 20.01.2016, 12:09

    Penton's Waste360

    Technology leaders to discuss waste management issues at Penton's Waste360 Global Waste Management Symposium.

  • Photograph: Andreas Jankowsky. (photo: Andreas Jankowsky)
    Compass Group PLC  - 18.01.2016, 20:50

    Over £20,000 Raised for Charity

    Skydives, mud runs and launching a pop-up restaurant are just some of the exciting challenges the graduates of Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest catering firm, took part in to raise over £20,000 for charity.

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    International Property Show  - 17.01.2016, 12:51

    First-time Buyers to Dominate Dubai Real Estate Market

    Demand for property in Dubai is projected to increase rapidly - especially from the Millennial generation (who were born between 1976 and 1990) according to the organisers of the International Property Show 2016.

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    CenturyLink Inc  - 15.01.2016, 15:00

    TMC InfoTECH Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award for CenturyLink

    CenturyLink, Inc. announces it has won a 2015 TMC InfoTECH Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award for operational excellence and numerous global data center achievements.

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    FMA Summits  - 15.01.2016, 14:42

    Solar Panels, LEDs and Energy Management in the Spotlight

    More than 200 building owners, facilities managers and C-level executives from Fortune companies across North America came to FMA's Future Facilities Summit in Teaneck, New Jersey on October 20-21, 2015. They shared a common purpose: to evaluate their best options for intelligent building and facilities management.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 15.01.2016, 14:19

    Compass Group UK & Ireland's Annual Mentor Day

    Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest catering firm, recently put eight of its best apprentices through their paces at the Compass Group Annual Mentor Day held at the Unilever headquarters in Leatherhead.

  • Photograph: DagensHandel. (photo: DagensHandel)
    ISS Facility Services  - 15.01.2016, 13:47

    ISS and PostNord Extend Nordics Contract

    ISS A/S, a global leading facility services provider, and PostNord, a leading logistics company in the Nordics, will significantly expand their partnership, almost tripling the size of the current contract to approximately SEK 450 million annually.

  • Staff can participate in surveys as they clock in or out using the company's Kelio Visio X7 time and attendance terminals. (photo: Bodet Ltd.)
    Bodet Group  - 15.01.2016, 12:23

    New Employee-Friendly Clocking In System from Bodet

    Europe’s leading Time Management specialists have just introduced a new interactive time and attendance system that not only saves time for HR and payroll staff but also dramatically increases staff engagement.

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    The Building Futures Group  - 15.01.2016, 12:08

    Building Futures Group Announces Business Closure

    The Board at The Building Futures Group has announced with regret that the company has ceased trading after two successful years.

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    3M Company  - 14.01.2016, 21:26

    Post-it Brand Celebrates 35 Years

    The original Canary Yellow Post-it Note continues to evolve and inspire worldwide.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 13.01.2016, 22:21

    Sodexo: Confirming Fiscal 2016 Objectives

    Sodexo reports its revenues for the first quarter of Fiscal 2016, which ended on November 30, 2015.

  • Photograph: Paul Wurzer (photo: Paul Wurzer)
    News Editor  - 13.01.2016, 22:00

    FM Magazine & Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe (CIPRE) in Media Partnership

    FM Magazine and Torch Marketing, organisers of Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe (CIPRE), have confirmed their media partnership for the 2016 edition of Europe's leading critical infrastructure, homeland security and cyber security event which will take place at the Crowne Plaza Den Haag in The Hague, Netherlands on 2nd and 3rd March.

  • Photograph: Francis Tyers (photo: Francis Tyers)
    Serco Group Plc  - 13.01.2016, 14:46

    Appointment of Serco Employee as Lead Governor of Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Serco employee and Unison convenor Terry Davies who led the TUPE transfer of facilities staff at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, has become the first private sector employee to be appointed Lead Foundation Governor of a NHS Trust.

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    Capita PLC  - 13.01.2016, 13:09

    Capita Powers Australian National Healthcare Advice Line

    Capita Healthcare Decisions’ TeleGuides clinical content set and Decision Management System (DMS) is now powering a national telephone triage service which offers health advice to thousands of Australians each month.

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    Rentokil Initial plc  - 12.01.2016, 07:35

    Rentokil Initial Announces Further Acquisitions

    Rentokil Initial plc announces today a series of acquisitions made in the fourth quarter of 2015 and first week of 2016 in its Growth and Emerging quadrants designed to build city density and drive margin expansion.

  • Professor Victoire de Margerie. (photo: Babcock International Group)
    Babcock International Group PLC  - 12.01.2016, 07:22

    Babcock Appoints New Non-executive Director

    Babcock is pleased to announce the appointment to its board, with effect from 1 February 2016, of Prof. Victoire de Margerie as an independent non-executive director. She will also serve on the board's Remuneration, Nominations and Audit & Risk Committees.

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    Aramark Corporation  - 12.01.2016, 07:03

    Innovating the Everyday

    Aramark, the leading food and beverage partner of professional sports teams and convention centers in North America, is giving guests the power to help decide what’s on its menus. Aramark’s new Launch Test Kitchen is an industry-leading, forward-thinking approach to dining at sports and entertainment venues

  • Photograph: John Grey Turner. (photo: John Grey Turner)
    Amey PLC  - 12.01.2016, 06:36

    Amey Strengthens asset management capabilities in rail

    Amey, one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies and major provider of public and regulated services has acquired Travel Point Trading Ltd (TPT), a strategic asset management consultancy with a strong presence in the UK rail sector.

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    WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems  - 11.01.2016, 23:26

    Vivian Hung Joins WASH as EVP Human Resources

    WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, North America's leading laundry facilities management service company, announced today that Vivian Hung has joined the company as executive vice president of human resources.

  • Photograph: Michael Lorenzo. (photo: Michael Lorenzo)
    Reportbuyer Reportbuyer  - 11.01.2016, 13:11

    U.S. Contract Cleaning Market Report

    A new report forecasts annual revenue growth of 3.1 per cent for non-proprietary contract cleaning services in the United States and expansion of the sector to US$ 65.1 billion by 2019.

  • Photograph: Lisa Setrini-Espinosa. (photo: Lisa Setrini-Espinosa)
    Atkins Global  - 11.01.2016, 12:55

    Risk to London's Growth

    A new report by Atkins has found that London is significantly underestimating the level of development required to keep up with the city’s growth over the coming decades.

  • Photograph: Bob Smith. (photo: Bob Smith)
    British Institute of Facilities Management  - 11.01.2016, 05:35

    New BIFM Fire Safety Guide

    BIFM have opened 2016 with the launch of a newly updated Good Practice Guide focused on ‘Managing Fire Safety’.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 11.01.2016, 05:05

    Summerhouse Drinks in Charitable Partnership with ESS Support Services

    The award-winning Summerhouse Drinks brand has announced a new partnership with ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, unveiling a raspberry lemonade for offshore workers, helping raise funds for The Oil and Gas Chaplaincy.

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    Simon Property Group  - 11.01.2016, 04:54

    Simon Property Group Places US$1.35 Billion Of Senior Debt

    Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, announces that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P., has agreed to sell $550 million principal amount of its 2.50% senior notes due July 15, 2021 and $800 million principal amount of its 3.30% senior notes due January 15, 2026.

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    ASI Government  - 08.01.2016, 11:50

    Timothy W. Cooke Joins Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors

    The Professional Services Council (PSC) has elected Dr. Timothy W. Cooke, President and CEO of ASI Government (ASI), to its Board of Directors. Dr. Cooke will contribute to the organization's policy setting and strategic planning efforts.

  • (Photograph: DFID). (photo: DFID)
    Compass Group PLC  - 08.01.2016, 11:04

    Clean Drinking Water for More than 66,000 People

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has started the New Year with a bang with an exciting charitable milestone of providing more than 66,000 people in developing countries with clean drinking water.

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    European Commission  - 08.01.2016, 10:48

    European Commission approves FedEx acquisition of TNT Express

    The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx Corporation. Both companies offer world-wide small package delivery services.

  • Mixed-use 101 Embankment development in Manchester. (photo: Carillion PLC)
    Carillion PLC  - 08.01.2016, 10:18

    Carillion Strengthens Real Estate Presence in North of England

    Carillion has announced the purchase of a majority stake in Manchester-based real estate company Ask which aims to create a £500 million pipeline of commercial property development schemes across the Northern Powerhouse region.

  •  (photo: Sodexo)
    Sodexo S.A.  - 07.01.2016, 23:17

    New CEO Sports & Leisure at Sodexo UK and Ireland

    Sodexo has appointed Chris Bray to the position of CEO Sports and Leisure, Sodexo UK and Ireland.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 07.01.2016, 22:47

    EMCOR Names Maxine Lum Mauricio General Counsel

    EMCOR Group, Inc. today announced that Maxine Lum Mauricio has been named General Counsel and succeeds Sheldon I. Cammaker, who has assumed the position of Vice Chairman.

  • Probably the best: Heine Dalsgaard. (photo: ISS Facility Services)
    ISS Facility Services  - 07.01.2016, 13:55

    Heine Dalsgaard to Step Down as ISS CFO

    ISS A/S today announces that Group CFO Heine Dalsgaard has accepted a new position as CFO of Carlsberg A/S, the international beer producer. He will continue in his current role at ISS until a successor is in place.

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    Ecolab Inc  - 07.01.2016, 12:58

    Ecolab Subsidiary to be Excluded from Group Accounts

    Ecolab has deconsolidated its Venezuela operations, with this action to be reflected in fourth quarter 2015 special charges and the year-end balance sheet. Ecolab also provides comments regarding its 2016 earnings outlook.

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    Compass Group PLC  - 06.01.2016, 22:53

    Meetings Mean Business

    Lime Venue Portfolio (LVP) has launched its first impact campaign for 2016 - ‘Meetings Mean Business’. The initiative will run from January to March 16 and champion the importance of conferences and large meetings as a stimulus to help businesses grow.

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    Serco Group Plc  - 06.01.2016, 14:32

    Record Passengers for Dubai Metro

    The Dubai Metro, which is operated by Serco on behalf of the Emirate's Roads and Transport Authority, carried a record number of passengers during the New Year celebrations.

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    News Editor  - 05.01.2016, 13:21

    FM Magazine and dmg events Renew Media Partnerships

    FM Magazine and dmg events have renewed their long-standing media partnerships for the Middle East's premier facilities management and cleaning events - FM EXPO, Commercial Cleaning & Hygiene, and Middle East Waste & Recycling which are next scheduled for 23-25 May 2016.

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