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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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Making the office more sustainable: The new DURABLE Blue Angel range

Launch of the new DURABLE range with Letter tray, magazine rack, note box, pen cup, drawer box and waste basket // Circular economy: made from at least 80% recycled plastic // Blue Angel certified “Green Office” is not just a ...

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Visibly clean

The hygiene of premises remains a top priority with building occupants demanding more visible cleaning procedures. FMs are relying on the cleaning sector to help maintain these high performance standards reports FMJ Visitors and occupants have never been more conscious ...

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ISS to halve food waste in the US by 2024

ISS Facility Services in the US has unveiled a programme to reduce all food waste produced in facilities where it provides food management services across the country by 50 per cent. The company intends to accomplish this goal by 2024, ...

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Sodexo signs long-term partnership agreement with DW Stadium

Sodexo has secured an 11-year deal as the exclusive venue partner of the DW Stadium in Wigan. The agreement covers public and hospitality catering, as well as conference and event sales and catering. The stadium, home to both Wigan Athletic ...

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