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VINCI on the frontline in support of the NHS

VINCI Construction UK, a major provider of FM and construction services to the healthcare sector has teams of employees working in eleven healthcare sites across the North West, Midlands and the South East and is working with the same number ...

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Balfour Beatty to deliver temporary hospital in Glasgow

Balfour Beatty appointed as Principal Contractor to deliver temporary NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow Balfour Beatty has been appointed as Principal Contractor to transform Glasgow’s Scottish Events Campus (SEC) into the new temporary NHS Scotland Hospital, NHS Louisa Jordan, ...

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5 steps to reduce your modular construction CO2 emissions by over 42%

Modular buildings have many advantages over traditional construction methods, and sustainability and CO2 savings are ones that will play a key role if the construction sector is to lead the way in reducing the UK’s carbon emissions. A study undertaken ...

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Covid 19: Testing and maintenance of life safety systems

Colt Service has issued some important advice on life safety given the current lockdown in the UK. It states that the testing and maintenance of life safety installations in buildings is mandatory under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order. Following ...

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PPSPower books two major hotel chain deals

PPSPower, a provider of back-up power and generator service maintenance solutions, has been awarded contracts with two major hotel chains. The Sherburn-in-Elmet based company has been appointed to carry out planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules to a total of 42 ...

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BCIA appoints new vice-president

Graeme Rees has been appointed as the the new Vice-President of the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA), replacing Terry Sharp who recently took over as President from Jon Belfield. Rees is currently the UK & Ireland Digital Energy Marketing Manager ...

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BESA survey seeks key services suppliers for the NHS

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is conducting a survey to identify firms across the sector capable of providing vital service and maintenance for the NHS at short notice. The survey will run until the end of this week and ...

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Platinum offers support with remote building monitoring

Technology led hard FM service provider, Platinum Facilities, is making its Remote Building Monitoring Solution available to organisations in London and the South East as building closures increase due to the coronavirus pandemic. The system is linked to the building ...

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BESA urges trade professionals to review contracts amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on contractors to review their contracts so supply chains can work together to manage delays to projects during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Many sites are being shut down in response to government ...

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BESA offers guidance on essential building maintenance and shutdown procedures during the coronavirus crisis

In response to the coronavirus crisis which has created “unprecedented challenges” for building owners and maintainers, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has released a detailed guidance on how buildings can be managed and maintained effectively during the coming weeks ...

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