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Network Rail Awards Uniform Contract

Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the UK’s railway network, has selected Direct Corporate Clothing (DCC) to supply protective workwear under a new four-year contract. The West Midlands-based company and subsidiary of the Workwear Uniform Group will deliver a comprehensive selection of PPE and related items including foul-weather attire, flame-retardant and…


Grosvenor Services Awarded TfL Silvertown Tunnel Security Contract

Charter Security, a subsidiary of Grosvenor Services Group, has secured a three-year contract with Riverlinx CJV to provide security at Transport for London’s (TfL) Silvertown Tunnel construction site.The 1.4km long tunnel, which Riverlinx CJV are constructing on behalf of TfL, will run underneath the Thames and connect Silvertown to Greenwich Peninsula. This will be the…


Pioneering Biodiversity Units Marketplace Launching in Cambridge

Developers will soon be securing biodiversity units ‘off the shelf’ from a habitat bank in South Cambridgeshire under a partnership between property consultancy Bidwells and Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC).  It’s the first scheme of its kind to be delivered in England and will be a one-stop-shop for developers seeking to offset impacts on biodiversity in…


Covid-19 Risk Certification for Network Rail High Speed Stations

20.07.2021, 12:13 Covid-19 Risk Certification for Network Rail High Speed Stations St Pancras International, Stratford and Ebbsfleet rail stations have received Certificates of Assurance from Bureau Veritas for cleaning and hygiene standards that help minimise the risk of Covid-19.   All three stations are managed by Network Rail High Speed (NRHS), with cleaning, janitorial and…


Serco Middle East Appoints New Managing Director

24.06.2020, 09:17 Serco Middle East Appoints New Managing Director Wallace Weatherill has been appointed as managing director of Serco Middle East in a role that will include spearheading the operations of Dubai Metro – the largest automated transport system in the region, as well as the Emirate’s tram system. Wallace has worked in the Middle…


FCO to Implement MRI Horizon IWMS Platform Globally

15.08.2019, 11:32 FCO to Implement MRI Horizon IWMS Platform Globally The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has selected an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) developed by MRI for implementation in its portfolio of more than 5,000 Properties.   MRI’s Dermot Briody. The Horizon platform is currently used by Network Rail in the UK…


Trade Body Warns on Handling of Gas Cylinders

30.04.2019, 21:35 Trade Body Warns on Handling of Gas Cylinders National trade body, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), is raising awareness of procedures for handling returned gas cylinders following a reported surge in metal theft. Doug Thornton, BCGA chief executive, has called for vigilance in the processing and return of cylinders, and says: “Gas…


A Game Changer for Our Railways

03.04.2019, 13:36 A Game Changer for Our Railways Costain and Bryden Wood Technology will work alongside other winners of a collaborative research and development competition delivered by Innovate UK for Network Rail to explore the potential of smart technology to transform the construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure. The grant is part of a wider…

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