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Costain announces plans to build solar farm on wasteland site

What do you do with a plot of wasteland that can’t be used to build homes or commercial premises, well Costain thinks it has the answer. The engineering firm has announced it is seeking planning permission to develop a solar ...

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CBRE & JLL named among 2014’s most ethical companies

Facilities management and real estate investment firms CBRE and Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) have been named as two of 2014’s World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent centre of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and ...

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BRE plans climate change knowledge centre

In the wake of the UK’s unprecedented floods and the devastating effects of extreme global weather patterns on property, people and the economy, BRE has announced plans for the creation of a Centre for Resilience for the built environment at its Britain ...

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Carillion broadcasts new contract win with Arqiva

Carillion, the support service and construction company has secured a four year contract with communications company Arqiva. Due to commence on 10 April 2014, the new contract with Arqiva, which operates in the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets, includes the provision ...

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Chancellor manufactures a safe Budget

Yesterday Wednesday 19 March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne presented his Budget for 2014 setting out the government’s plans for the economy and public finances in the year ahead. It was seen as a budget for businesses and ...

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Macro scoops international deal with Atlantic Trust

International property consultancy and facilities management (FM) company Macro has won a contract with Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management (ATPWM) to deliver an integrated facilities management (FM) service to its property portfolio, covering 125,000 sq. ft across ten locations in North America. Valued ...

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Mitie reboards Network Rail for a further five year trip

Network Rail, the UK’s rail and network infrastructure provider, has awarded FTSE 250 outsourced service provider, Mitie a renewed a contract to provide integrated facilities management (FM) across its UK property portfolio. The contract, with a total base value in excess ...

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G4S wins the Isle of Man TT

G4S has won a three-year contract to provide security, stewarding and support services for the world-famous TT races. The contract with the Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development, which oversees the annual motorcycle races and the Festival of Motorcycling, ...

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The clock is ticking on the ‘retail lease time bomb’

Concerns arising from the fact that many traditional long leases signed by retailers in the 80s and 90s are due to come to an end within the next two years were discussed at a roundtable event yesterday. Figures from the industry analysts IPD ...

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It’s feeding time at Dudley Zoo for Amadeus

Amadeus has won a seven year, £5.4 million contract to develop the catering provision at Dudley Zoological Gardens (DZG), which is located within the grounds of Dudley Castle. The zoo has tasked Amadeus, the catering arm of the NEC Group, ...

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