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Preparing for a connected future: Workplace Week 2013 Convention

Around 60 delegates attended this year’s Workplace Week 2013 Convention, held at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC’s) Thames-side headquarters in More London on Tuesday 5 November and organised by Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA). The convention was part of a week-long showcase of innovations ...

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Helping Londoners get on their bikes

It’s now a familiar sight to see cyclists weaving in and out of stationary traffic in central London. But since the Barclays Cycle Hire (BCH) scheme was introduced, the clunky blue frame of ‘Boris bikes’ is steadily overtaking the variety ...

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New Twitter Ticker Messagemaker integrates Twitter messaging into LED ticker displays

Twitter messages can now be displayed large! Messagemaker has increased the interactivity of its digital LED signs and displays with new TwittLED, a range of moving message displays that can now stream live Twitter feeds. Instantly connect with staff, visitors, ...

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Europe’s largest urban shopping centre scoops sustainable FM award for waste reduction and recycling

Westfield Stratford City, Europe’s largest urban shopping centre, has won top honours at the 2013 Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Awards for Environmental Excellence, which recognise and reward good practice in sustainable waste and resource management. The RWM Sustainable ...

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AVA LED products are chosen by Virgin to ensure greener railway stations

Virgin Trains has invested in revolutionary LED lighting technology at Birmingham International Railway Station; this will significantly reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs. In a bid to create more energy efficient railway stations, Virgin Trains has tasked Lorne Stewarts Facilities ...

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Advanced fire detection protects Tesco distribution centre

WAGNER UK’s TITANUS PRO•SENS Air Sampling Smoke Detection (ASD) systems were chosen to provide advanced fire detection for Tesco’s latest 500,000 sq ft distribution centre in Dagenham, Essex. The project was designed and installed by Leader Systems, who has completed ...

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The hub of the matter

The hub of all of the mail which flows through Birmingham’s public services is at the City Council’s Corporate Postal and Scanning Division located in Erdington – and the newly installed hub of this office is the OPEX 72 Rapid ...

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Chief of operations at Trade Interchange sits in the FM’s chair

Tim Hoiles is chief of operations at Trade Interchange, a provider of supplier information management systems to major companies in a number of sectors, including facilities management. Facilities Management Journal: How does it feel to be in the facilities manager’s ...

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At your service

This year’s winner of the BIFM Award for Excellence in Customer Service was Chiswick Park (pictured). Through its Enjoy Work programme, Chiswick Park’s onsite facilities management team in the West London site has created a sustainable workplace with massively enhanced ...

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ADT safeguards the new jewel in Cork’s crown

ADT Fire & Security has been specified by Suir Engineering to deliver an intelligent fire detection and alarm system as part of a £15 million development of the new Mater Private Hospital in Cork, Ireland. Due to the size and ...

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