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Apleona acquires stake in predictive, AI-based maintenance solutions business

Apleona, a leading European integrated FM company based in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt (Main), has acquired a stake in Eastway, an Irish firm specialising in data-driven, predictive maintenance and AI-based monitoring of assets in building operations active in the US and ...

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Board appointment at Wates Group

The family-owned building, development, and property maintenance company has appointed Liz Reilly to the Group Board as a Non-Executive Director. Reilly will chair the Wates Group’s Remuneration Committee. Reilly has over 30 years of executive experience in organisational design and ...

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Revising resources – The new CIBSE Guide M

Joanna Harris of Sodexo outlines some of the key changes in the newly amended maintenance guidance, CIBSE Guide M: Maintenance engineering and management which was launched on 28 September 2023 The pace of change in the facilities management world is ...

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Collaboration and partnership: Future-proofing Belmont House for sustainability

In today’s rapidly evolving world, sustainability has become a crucial aspect of building management. Organisations across all industries are recognising the need to adopt sustainable practices to minimise their environmental impact and contribute to a greener future. It has become ...

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Preventative action

With maintenance costs on the rise, Jill Wood, Managing Director at Signum FM, explains why neglecting maintenance tasks to save money in the short-term isn’t the solution It seems every day brings with it another new headline about rising costs ...

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Sewell FM wins retail reactive maintenance deal

Sewell Facilities Management has been appointed by retailer, Heron Foods, to provide reactive maintenance for its stores across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Sewell FM will be on hand to respond to requests for maintenance assistance for 86 of Heron Foods’ 325 stores, ...

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Drainage scheme

New research reveals operational downtime poses a significant risk for businesses that neglect their drainage systems. Peter Molloy, CEO of Metro Rod and Franchise Brand’s B2B Division reports Thousands of businesses are prioritising office refurbishments over drainage maintenance, leaving them ...

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Senior hire at Lonsdale Contracts

Mark Johnson has been appointed Business Development Manager at Leeds-based facilities management and maintenance firm, Lonsdale Contracts. Johnson, a former first–class cricketer, brings a wealth of experience to Lonsdale having worked for blue-chip organisations such as Norland (now CBRE), NG ...

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Morgan Sindall Property Services unveils Apprenticeship Academy 

Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) has launched its flagship Apprenticeship Academy, aimed at attracting and inspiring talented young people into a wide range of roles across the property maintenance and construction industry.   Developed by MSPS’ in-house social value team and ...

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Soaring inflation turns up the heat on building costs

The Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates to five per cent (their highest level since 2008) in a bid to tackle soaring inflation will pile even more pressure onto building owners and managers to get their operating costs ...

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