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Q3 acquires grounds maintenance business

Q3 has acquired 100 per cent share capital of grounds maintenance firm, Lotus Landscapes Limited from property services and management specialists, VPS (UK) Ltd. The acquisition, which came into effect yesterday (16 May), further supports the British boutique FM firm’s ...

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Pedal power hits the streets of Edinburgh during free cycling initiative

Over 5,000 trips were made using Edinburgh’s new city bikes last week after Just Eat Cycles, which is operated by Serco on behalf of Transport for Edinburgh, made the scheme completely free to use for seven days. Between Sunday 5 ...

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Industry leaders say Government needs to do more to support apprenticeships

According to a poll taken at an Umbrella Training conference held in London this week, over 90 per cent of leading hospitality figures believe the Government needs to be doing more to promote apprenticeships. The conference, titled ‘Combating the skills ...

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Interserve wins M&E contract with Crown Paints

Interserve Group Limited has been awarded a national contract to deliver mechanical and electrical maintenance services to paint manufacturer, Crown Paints Limited, part of the Hempel Group. Crown Paints recently changed its supply strategy by moving to a single services ...

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Condair expands dehumidifier range

Humidity control specialist, Condair, has extended its dehumidifier range to include more desiccant models, wall and ceiling-mounted systems, units that control temperature as well as humidity, and swimming pool units. Tim Scott, head of sales at Condair plc, comments, “Having ...

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The advantages of IoT monitoring technology are fully detailed on linkthru.com

Cistermiser’s new website dedicated to IoT water temperature and flow monitoring www.linkthru.com provides full details on the many practical advantages that are delivered by this innovative use of technology. Over 35 years of service to the UK construction industry, the ...

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Facilities Show and ENGIE release Smart Buildings eBook

The best events out there are the ones that tap into the heartbeat of their industries, the ones that understand not just what’s important now, but what’s on the horizon. Get your free ticket to Facilities Show 2019 here (18-20 ...

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Cloudfm served €15m deal with Serunion

Cloudfm has been awarded a five-year deal worth €15 million with Serunion, one of Spain’s leading contract caterers. The agreement will see Cloudfm manage all planned and reactive activity at Serunion’s multi-site estate of more than 2000 buildings using a ...

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Fatal impact

Simon Slade, Principal Technologist at Pilkington UK, discusses the role of glass and glazing in making buildings more bird-friendly Bird protection is becoming an important consideration in building design. Some estimates suggest that collisions with buildings are responsible for the ...

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Workplace vending specialists unite to create UK’s largest independent vending company

Specialist vending-solutions company, Montagu Group Limited, has brought together five established vending brands acquired since its inception in 2017. LTT Vending, West Country Vending, South Wales Vending, Cambridge Vending and Snacktime Vending will come together under one brand ‘The Vending ...

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