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All aboard for Imtech Inviron at Hitachi Rail Europe

Imtech Inviron has been awarded a three-year contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to maintain its new purpose-built £80 million Train Maintenance Centre in South Yorkshire. Situated near to Doncaster Station, the depot is more than a mile long and equipped ...

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Navigating the technical revolution

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director Vinci Facilities Researching how technology will enhance the delivery and direction of FM in the future has led me to fill my Twitter feed with like-minded FM professionals, clear thinking futurologists and enthusiastic property ...

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Robertson FM wins CSR award

Robertson Facilities Management (FM) has won the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the Cleaning & Support Services Association Awards (CSSA) 2017 in London. Robertson Communities, a not-for profit business within Robertson FM, picked up the award in a category that ...

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ISS to extend global facility services partnership with Barclays

ISS has announced the signing of heads of terms to extend its global agreement with Barclays, which sees ISS delivering integrated facility services to approximately 1,600 Barclays sites in 35 countries. Under the heads of terms, ISS will negotiate an extension of its ...

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Serco wins £38m Rushmoor deal

Serco has won a 10-year partnership deal with Rushmoor Borough Council to manage waste and recycling collection, street cleaning, and grounds maintenance and introduce a range of environmental services specifically developed to meet the needs of local people. The partnership has ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD of FM Services at KBR

Q: What was your first ever job? I was a structural steel draughtsman for a South African company known as Dorbyl. I started as a learner draughtsman and produced detailed fabrication drawings for large industrial buildings. As part of my ...

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Carillion secures £90m defence contract in Cyprus

The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded Carillion a £90 million contract to design and build a communications centre in Cyprus. The centre will be a single story building, approximately 10,000 square metres in area, with temperature and humidity controlled ...

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Comfort zone

The state of the washroom not only affects staff wellbeing, it influences perceptions of the organisation. Suzanne Halley explains the importance of maintaining a pleasant and hygienic washroom environment Ask employees to name their biggest bugbears about workplace washrooms and ...

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Serco preferred bidder for Australia’s largest prison

Serco Group has been named preferred bidder to operate the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) in New South Wales, Australia. The international service company is part of the NorthernPathways consortium which will design, build and operate NGCC in a Public ...

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Fusion 21 appoints 105 contractors to its Compliance and FM Framework

Fusion 21, a specialist in the procurement of services for property, construction and the built environment has appointed a total of 105 firms from across the UK – including a number of SMEs – to its national Compliance and Facilities ...

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