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design

RS Announces Winner of Global Engineering Talent Competition

RS Group has named the winner of its Air Quality Project which was launched last year as part of a wider DesignSpark #ActivistEngineering programme to cultivate new engineering talent across the globe.The initiative was created to engage and inspire design engineers to create new ideas and technology to help deal with the vast challenges presented…

COP27

“Get Serious About Water”

A distinguished panel of water and climate leaders led by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) at COP27 is calling on heads of government to “get serious about water”. In a joint statement, several leading scientists have urged heads of state and government to introduce an integrated approach to water and climate action, citing the “fragmented”…

Case Studies

Securing the Öksüt Gold Mine in Turkey

G4S is tackling the challenges of providing security for the 15 square kilometre Öksüt gold mine in a remote region of Turkey with a solution which deploys mobile CCTV cameras as new sites for digging operations open. Protecting a site which is 15km squared and has a perimeter measuring 19km is quite an undertaking. Add…

Mauritius

deVere Mothballs UK Property Investment Advisory Citing Mortgage Woes

deVere Group, which has US $12bn under advisement, has announced the temporary closure of its UK property investment division as inflation fears suggest the Bank of England will need to hike interest rates more aggressively to combat rising prices. James Green, deVere Group Investment Director, explains: “We are concerned about the availability of credit and,…

Appointments

Cloudfm Makes Senior ESG Appointment

Cloudfm has appointed Katrina Christopoulos as head of ESG.Christopoulos will drive environmental and social policies within the company, working with customers and suppliers to accelerate change. Her previous roles include leading sustainability at Bloomberg in their London Headquarters, dubbed one of the most sustainable offices in the world, and having global responsibility as ISS’s head…

Net Zero

Westminster Celebrates World EV Day by Commissioning New Electric Street Cleaning Bikes

Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, took to the streets to roll out their new, industry-leading fleet of electric street cleansing bikes for World EV Day. The set of 14 new bikes are an addition to the extensive Westminster fleet of over 60 electric street cleansing and collections vehicles. The new electric bikes have…

Contracts

SPIE UK to Service and Upgrade North Lanarkshire Council CCTV System

SPIE UK has been awarded a new contract with North Lanarkshire Council to service and maintain Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) and related services in various sites across North Lanarkshire. For the CCTV contract, the local authority has appointed SPIE UK on a planned servicing and maintenance basis to carry out reactive repairs to the council’s…

Engineering

Enabling an Ultra-efficient and Sustainable Smart University Campus

Schneider Electric is supporting the development of the University of Birmingham’s Smart Campus with a suite of digital tools and services which will be delivered with the implementation of a range of smart IoT technologies. As the original ‘red brick university’, part of the prestigious Russell Group and among the world’s top 100 universities, the…

News

Control Room Extends Atlas Security Tech Capabilities

Atlas Security is adding a range of tech-enabled services to its offering in the UK following the opening of a new control room. The new facility is designed to support the adoption of technologies that facilitate the growing trend towards ‘blended’ manned guarding and systems security contracts. The management of security, in addition to Atlas’…

design

Veolia and Miracle-Gro Launch Recycling Scheme for Plastic Compost Bags

A new UK recycling operation involving Veolia, garden product brand Miracle-Gro, and Dobbies Garden Centres is set to address the environmental impact of caused by around 100 million bags that are used for compost, soil and chipped bark each year. Developed from successful trials, the process will be the first time these low-density polyethylene (LDPE)…

News

Tiny Gaps in Doors Facilitating Rodent Infestation

New research by Rentokil Pest Control confirms how rodents can squeeze through even the smallest gaps and highlights the need for businesses to shore up their defences to deter these unwanted furry visitors. A flexible rib cage allows house mice to fit through a hole a quarter their heigh, or the size of an average…

Australia

Governor of Queensland Visits Cambridge Liquid Sensor Business

AI and machine learning technology business InferSens has welcomed Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland to its new headquarters at the St John’s Innovation Centre in Cambridge, UK. InferSens currently applies its expertise in tinyML – an emerging branch of machine learning that shrinks deep learning networks to fit…

industry

Openreach Copper Switch Off: Are you ready?

At the end of 2025, Openreach, the infrastructure division of BT, will be switching off its copper network. This means that the UK’s analogue network – the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN) will no longer be available. Dan Whittington, Head of Utilities at international MEP consultancy Whitecode, considers how…

News

Triplett Launches HS10 Heat Stress Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meter

Jewell Instruments brand Triplett Test Equipment has launched the HS10 Heat Stress Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meter for monitoring heat index levels at outdoor athletic training and events, construction, iron and steel foundries, brick firing plants, glass facilities, boiler rooms, and mining sites. The HS10 simultaneously displays air temperature, humidity, and wet bulb globe temperature…

FM

Red Diesel in the UK: Helping Clients with the New Changes

Russel Rhodes, Business Development Manager at Adler and Allan, considers the operating consequences for facilities managers of legislation limiting the use of red diesel in the United Kingdom. April 1st has been, and gone, and red diesel has been banned from use in certain sectors. However, this wasn’t a standalone event. It is part of…

Hybrid Working

Are we Returning to Smaller Hybrid Offices?

Ian Ellis, Marketing & Sales Specialist Manager at Siemens Building Products, consider the impact of office downsizing on hybrid working. At the height of the lockdowns during COVID-19 technology helped us to carry on seamlessly working from the home.  We met our work colleagues virtually on videoconferencing platforms, such as Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and…

India

Ecolab Unveils Global Intelligence Center

Ecolab’s latest customer initiative, the Ecolab Global Intelligence Center, has been launched to help companies enhance data-driven performance and sustainability. As companies adopt digital technology including IoT-connected devices to better manage operational performance and advance their productivity and sustainability goals, they are producing a large amount of data with the most critical—data that supplies insights…

Cleaning

Bringing Flexibility to Hospital Infection Control

Diversey Holdings consider the wide range of solutions that can be deployed to prevent infection in healthcare facilities. Healthcare housekeeping and infection prevention teams have increased the frequency of hand hygiene and surface disinfection since the start of the pandemic. These are both key to breaking the chain of infection but, with cleaning done more…

FM

FSI Rebrands as MRI Software

FSI has begun trading as MRI Software following its August 2021 acquisition, with the Concept Evolution CAFM/IWMS platform also rebranded as ‘MRI Evolution’. “Integrating FSI with MRI Software strengthens both organisations’ ability to support FM teams across a range of industry sectors by delivering an enhanced, scalable technology platform to manage and maintain facilities effectively,”…

design

Intelligent Fire Detection Replaces Waking Watch Scheme in North London High-rise Blocks

Ekho, the newest hybrid wireless fire detection solution from Hochiki, has been installed in six blocks of apartment buildings operated by a North London borough. EN54-25 approved and RED compliant, the solution uses the latest in radio networking technology and provides a robust ‘always on’ network of devices which automatically adapt to changing environmental conditions.…

design

Rentokil Launches Novel Solution to Tackle Increase in Rats

Rentokil Pest Control is claiming an industry first following the launch of an intelligent rodent control monitoring system for use in internal settings. The Internal Dual Autogate (IDAG) is a slimline, robust, metal bait box, providing a professional and low-profile solution for internal rodent monitoring and control. The IDAG provides access for rats and mice,…

Case Studies

Tackling Waste with BRE

Charlotte Harris, sustainability administrator at Pexhurst, explains why BRE Group’s SmartWaste tool has prompted the reimagining of the UK fit-out specialist’s waste management strategy. Harris joined Pexhurst just over a year ago as an assistant buyer and the company’s sustainability administrator when she was charged with overseeing the implementation and management of a new sustainability…

IAQ

Triplett Launches Environmental Particle Counter for IAQ Monitoring

Simultaneously measures 6 channels of particle sizes down to 0.3 microns

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