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ISG takes additional £7.6 million Charles Church marina scheme

ISG has secured further work, valued at £7.6 million, with residential developer Charles Church at Portishead Marina. The contract follows the success of ISG’s £4.5 million project at Portishead’s exclusive ISIS marina development – delivering 60 luxury waterfront apartments. This ...

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£385m acquisition of Enterprise a ‘good strategic fit’ for Amey

Amey’s parent company, Ferrovial Services, has today announced that it has reached an agreement with international investor 3i to buy infrastructure, waste and facilities firm Enterprise plc for 385 million pounds (443 million euro). The acquisition of Enterprise strengthens Madrid-based, Ferrovial’s footprint ...

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Over 50% firms neglect to carry out due diligence in their supply chains

As the food mislabeling scandal grabs and holds the news headlines in the UK and whilst processed beef contamination investigations continue, worrying, new research has revealed that only 6% of procurement managers and directors have ever been made aware of unethical activity in ...

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Sodexo’s defence arm wins public sector award for healthy eating initiatives

Sodexo, a leading provider of on-site service solutions, has won the Public Sector category in the inaugural Health & Vitality Honours. Sodexo Defence was singled out for the award as a result of the work it carries out in supporting ...

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Ocean wins a Home run

Home Group has appointed facilities services provider, Ocean Group to provide cleaning services to a substantial part of it portfolio. Home Group, a social enterprise and charity with a turnover of over £300m, is one of the UK’s largest providers of high ...

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Nviro adds crime scene cleaning to its new £3m Hampshire Police contract

Cleaning contractor Nviro, has won a prestigious three–year, £3 million+ contract with Hampshire Police, comprising its prior contract duties cleaning Hampshire Police premises but now also includes the specialist cleaning and sanitising of crime scenes. The cleaning and facilities management service provider successfully ...

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Power balance in FM procurement addressed at FM Leaders Forum

The role of procurement in facilities management (FM) was the latest hot topic debated during the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) second Facilities Management Leaders Forum. Following this a discussion paper has been published and is being made available ...

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Thermokon and Somfy demo battery-less building control solutions at Ecobuild

EnOcean Alliance members Thermokon and Somfy will be showing their newest developments, based on the EnOcean standard for efficient automation in commercial buildings and smart homes, at Ecobuild 2013. Thermokon will present its wireless and battery-less radio system EasySens, an ...

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New website provides ‘easy and open access’ to global energy information

A new online resource has been launched for businesses, governments, academia, and the media to look for and explore global energy information. The energy data and reference material in the new website of the World Energy Council (WEC) [1], provides open access ...

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CIBSE Award winners to present at Ecobuild 2013

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has announced its involvement with a range of seminars and talks at Ecobuild this year. Those who visit the CIBSE stand will be able to attend talks from winners of the recent ...

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