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ENGIE acquires all shares in Cofely BESIX Facilities Management

ENGIE, which already owns a 50 per cent share of Cofely BESIX Facilities Management (CBFM) has acquired the remaining 50 per cent of shares from its partner, Belgian construction group, BESIX. ENGIE now becomes the only shareholder of CBFM, which ...

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HMP Birmingham ends contract with G4S

Birmingham Prison will remain under public-sector control following the Government’s ‘step-in’. Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) took over the running of the prison for an initial six-month period in August 2018, which was extended in February until the ...

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Smart desk occupancy sensor launched to help businesses monitor workspace use

Pressac Communications, a UK manufacturer of smart sensor technology, has launched a wireless, low-energy, under-desk sensor to detect occupancy and help companies use office space more efficiently. This new solution allows facilities managers to see live desk availability and collect ...

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Advanced celebrates 20th anniversary with installation of its 100th panel on London Underground

The 100th fire alarm control panel, from global leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, Advanced, has been installed on the London Underground. The UK-based manufacturer is celebrating its 20th year in business with more than ...

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OCS delivers cleaning services for DPD

International facilities management services provider, OCS, has won a three-year deal with parcel delivery firm, DPD to deliver a bespoke cleaning service across its UK depots. Following a collaborative workshop, OCS has built a solution that offers a new way ...

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Artic team ‘Cycle to Dover’ raising funds for Darent Valley Hospital

Dartford-based hard facilities management services company, Artic, has taken part in the ‘Cycle to Dover’ fundraising event, a warm-up for the ‘Cycle to Amsterdam’ Ride4Life that is taking place 12-16 June 2019, and raised over £600 for the hospital’s Valley Hospital Charity. The ...

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CleanEvent Services supports opening of Spur’s new stadium  

Specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider, CleanEvent Services, has been working as an integral part of the Tottenham Hotspur team during the extensive preparations for this week’s first league match at the new stadium. CleanEvent Services was appointed as the official ...

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Robertson FM triumphs with CSR award

Independently-owned construction, infrastructure and support services business, Robertson, has won the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the Cleaning & Support Services Association Awards (CSSA) 2019 in London. The CSSA Corporate Social Responsibility award identified the services that Robertson offered as part ...

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VINCI launches health and safety strategy – THINK AGAIN

VINCI Construction UK (VCUK) has introduced a refreshed approach to improving health & safety which recognises the significant role that behaviour has on influencing the performance of the organisation. THINK AGAIN will focus on how behaviour and choice can help ...

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City FM extends retail footprint with M&S deal

Facilities management & building maintenance firm, City, has embarked on a partnership with retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S). The partnership will see City provide a one stop shop for all of M&S’ building and service maintenance needs supported by a dedicated ...

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