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Mark Whittaker to take over role of IWFM chair

Mark Whittaker, CIWFM, has been appointed as the next IWFM Chair. He will take over the role  from Martin Bell on 1 October. Whittaker, who has a leading role in consultancy at Thomson FM has has worked in the profession ...

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New Classic Community litter bins

Leafield Environmental, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of litter and recycling solutions have designed a new stylish Classic litter bin range designed to keep communities clean. The new Classic litter bin range is available in two different sizes. The ...

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Automated solutions

As workplaces open up this Autumn, Paul Hearne, Managing Director, Selecta UK & Ireland offers an up-to-date guide on the technology transforming workplace catering In a world dominated by smart technology, the Internet of Things and automation, it’s not surprising ...

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Westgrove awarded TFM deal at Tata Technologies

The Westgrove Group has won a new million-pound total facilities management contract at Tata Technologies European Innovation and Development Centre, based in Warwickshire. Following a competitive tender process, Westgrove successfully retained its soft services provision for a further three years ...

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Covid safety remains a concern for shoppers returning to the high street

New research from Mitie has revealed that while restrictions have now lifted, almost three quarters (73 per cent) of Brits are still worried about visiting shops and cafés where there are no Covid-19 measures in place. In addition, more than ...

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Creating the world’s smartest university campus

The University of Birmingham in partnership with Siemens is seeking to create the smartest university campus in the world. By combining digital sensor and analytics technologies, artificial intelligence, decentralised energy generation and storage, renewable energy and concepts that help change users’ ...

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CIWM appoints LARAC CEO to head policy and external affairs

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has appointed LARAC Chief Executive Officer, Lee Marshall, as its new Policy & External Affairs Director. With over 25 years’ experience in the UK waste and recycling sector, Marshall joins CIWM from LARAC ...

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Salisbury Group reports a record-breaking year

Following the initial stages of the pandemic, when many tender processes were suspended or delayed, Salisbury Group has secured 10 contracts over the past year, which have a combined total contract value of over £30 million. These include a contract ...

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ROCKWOOL launches on-demand virtual product experience

ROCKWOOL 360 allows customers to see, hear, listen, test and learn about its products whenever and wherever. ROCKWOOL has launched the next generation in virtual product experiences, allowing customers to explore its non-combustible insulation solutions on their terms. Available 24/7 ...

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Order books are full but the clock is ticking for labour and materials

The latest sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, which includes data from industry trade bodies ECA, BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, has found that while turnover is predicted to grow through the rest of 2021, ongoing materials and labour shortages are likely to ...

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