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Cleaning & Maintenance MIFM

PHS joins the FMA

The PHS Group announced that it has become a full member of the Facilities Management Association (FMA). In doing so, the workplace services provider has joined the leading body for Facilities Management service providers and only trade association representing this ...

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Prospecting for Halliburton contract pays off for Norland

Norland has been appointed to provide a single-source suite of facilities management services across fourteen sites for Halliburton – one of the world’s largest suppliers to the oil and gas industry. Norland will provide planned and reactive maintenance for mechanical ...

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Balfour Beatty preferred for £45m student accommodation contract

Balfour Beatty has been appointed preferred bidder for Aberystwyth University’s £45 million student accommodation project. The 32-year concession contract involves the design, build and maintenance of student accommodation facilities for Aberystwyth University. Located adjacent to the University’s main campus, the new ...

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Removal of washroom cleaning products due to perceived risk ‘over cautious’ say HSE

The Health and Safety Executive’s myth-busting panel* was called upon to settle a dispute where an enquirer had been told that they could not have any cleaning products or air fresheners in the toilets following an incident where a member ...

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Jangro – the One Stop Shop

Jangro is the UK’s leading group of independent distributors of hygiene, cleaning, janitorial and catering supplies with 41 privately owned, regional depots. Its main advantages are group buying, local delivery and personal service. Now celebrating its 31st year, Jangro is ...

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Ginny the dog – the secret weapon in the fight to control London’s rat problem

We’ve all heard sayings along the lines of “you’re never more than six feet from a rat in London”. While this may be an exaggeration to enforce a point about the number of furry pests around the capital, many often ...

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Hot off the press – AGFA extends contract with Incentive FM

Agfa Graphics Limited, a subsidiary company of Agfa Graphics NV, which is a leading supplier of digital printing solutions for sign and display and industrial printing, has renewed its Leeds manufacturing plant facilities management contract with Incentive FM for a ...

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100th birthday garden makeover

Joyce Law received a very surprise 100th birthday present – a bouquet of flowers and a garden makeover. Joyce, a keen and able gardener until last year, lives in a garden flat managed by Hightown Praetorian & Churches Housing Association. ...

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Beware refills from alternative suppliers

Dispensing systems are the ideal solution for many facilities managers, minimising mess and often making best use of available space. Once the system is installed, however, many turn to an alternative supplier for the toilet tissue and hand towel refills ...

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ISS wins contract with NIBSC

ISS Facility Services has recently been awarded the contract to provide security and cleaning services to the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), a centre of the Health Protection Agency (HPA). Based in South Mimms, Hertfordshire, NIBSC is ...

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