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New DESIGNA technology makes debut at shopping centre

World-leading Pay on Foot parking systems manufacturer, DESIGNA, has worked with the White Rose shopping centre in Rhyl, North Wales, to update its car parking system to the company’s advanced ABACUS software and equipment. After many successful installations abroad, the ...

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Top workforce predictions of 2019

The workforce management think tank, Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated has released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in the coming year. 1) AI and machine learning unmask previously hidden workforce data to make people-centric decisions ...

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Mitie reinforces electric fleet commitment

Mitie has signed the Clean Van Commitment which builds on its promise to ensure 20 per cent of its small van and car fleet is electric within the next two years. The outsourcer launched its electric fleet strategy last month, ...

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World-leading architecture firm places archive with DeepStore

DeepStore, the UK’s largest underground storage company, has created a new, purpose-built, underground storage unit for Foster + Partners, one of the world’s leading architecture firms. The state-of-the-art storage room will house over 30,000 items from the practice’s archive – ...

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Wireless, install anywhere mini sensor range released by Pressac to help buildings talk

UK electronics manufacturer, Pressac Communications Limited has released a new range of mini, wireless, low energy sensors for monitoring temperature, humidity, dry contact and door or window opening and closings. The small, unobtrusive sensors can measure temperature and humidity, as ...

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Landmark completes refurbishment of eight UK sites

Professional workspaces provider, Landmark, has completed the refurbishment of its buildings in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester – Spinningfields and the city centre – as well as four in the City of London, at Cannon Street, the Royal Exchange, Gracechurch Street and Bishopsgate ...

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Smooth running

James O’Hare Head of M&E Services at PHS Compliance explains how an effective maintenance policy supports client operations while ensuring compliance Planned maintenance regimes for buildings and their electrical and mechanical assets are used to guide duty holders and responsible ...

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B38 Group announces maintenance acquisition

Wakefield-based B38 Group, a specialist provider in outsourced contracting and facilities services has acquired Woods Building Maintenance Limited, based in Leeds. The acquisition extends B38 Group’s ability to self-deliver mechanical and electrical building services across the Yorkshire area.  Woods Building ...

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5 ways to maximise your building’s lifts   

If you are delegated with the responsibility for a building’s lifts or escalators, how can you maximise their lifespan and ensure their smooth running? ⇒  Maintenance – set up a good lift maintenance agreement for between three to five years ...

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PAC launches 3xLOGIC’s award-winning solutions including integrated infinias access control, VIGIL Video Management, and TRENDS Business Intelligence Platform

Functionality, simplicity and scalability of cloud-based security technology providing easy-to-use surveillance and business intelligence solutions that seamlessly integrate video, access control, and disparate data such as ATM, Point-of-Sale and analytics complements sister company PAC’s existing range of access control solutions ...

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