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Keep on running

A UPS system depends on its battery backup to maintain power following a blackout – but winter can be hard on batteries, warns Stephen Peal, Director of PPSPower On 10 August, almost a million people were affected by a major ...

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Wates lands contract extension with Birmingham City Council

Wates Living Space has extended its contract to deliver housing repairs and maintenance across 31,000 homes in Birmingham on behalf of the city’s council. The two-year contract extension, which will start in April 2020, will see Wates build on the ...

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Engineers on the go

Jason O’Neill, National Maintenance Operations Manager for Greggs, explains how the food-on-the-go retailer has created a state-of-the-art, technology-led, shop maintenance service with impressive results I joined Greggs 20 years ago as a shop maintenance engineer. Having worked through various roles ...

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CMS strengthens senior management team

Building services specialist, Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd (CMS), has strengthened its management team following the appointment of three new directors to support its ongoing growth strategy beyond its traditional North East heartland. Bennet Hoskyns-Abrahall, Stephen Dunn and Chris Golden ...

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Perfectly predictable

Peter Smith, Head of Business Development at IAconnects, looks at how a sensor-based predictive maintenance set-up can help prevent costly equipment failure before it happens Conventional wisdom suggests that maintenance should be carried out in a uniform manner and at ...

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