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Cool carbon savings for The Southern Co-operative’s new eco store


The Southern Co-operative (TSC) has achieved CO2 equivalent savings of over 69 tonnes and more than halved its potential power usage at its brand new community food store at Chobham in Surrey. Specially designed refrigeration, climate control and energy management ...

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ESS ships in Interserve to deliver FM at five Royal Navy sites

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has been awarded a contract with ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS), to provide soft facilities management services at five Royal Navy establishments in the southwest. This new three-year contract with ESS – ...

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Rolls-Royce appoints Wincanton for global defence contract

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has awarded a five-year contract to logistics specialist Wincanton to manage the storage and distribution of its generating sets destined for UK armed forces sites around the world. Wincanton, which already has extensive experience ...

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JLL banks HSBC contract in ‘largest’ global outsourced FM deal

HSBC has appointed Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) as its sole global outsourcing provider of integrated facility management services across its 58 million-square-foot real estate portfolio in what is believed to be the largest facility management contract awarded to a single ...

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BPO up, ITO down and FM stable in European outsourcing index

While the overall outsourcing market in Europe, the Middle East & Africa (EMEA) declined in 2012, business process outsourcing (BPO) activity continued on its upward trajectory and the United Kingdom recorded a healthy rise in contract values, partially due to ...

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Supply chain shortfalls hold back purchasing organisations’ climate change achievements

Multinational corporations are being exposed to the risks of climate change by a wide chasm between their sustainable business practices and that of their suppliers. Seventy percent of companies believe that climate change has the potential to affect their revenue ...

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Aramark cracks Bletchley Park contract

Aramark has cracked a contract win at one of the UK’s highest-profile heritage visitor attractions, Bletchley Park. Bletchley Park, on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, was the Home of the Codebreakers during World War Two. Enigma, Lorenz and other seemingly ...

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Raymond Blanc praises caterer CH&Co as it signs up to serve sustainable fish

Raymond Blanc OBE, ambassador of the Sustainable Fish City campaign has congratulated leading workplace caterer CH&Co on its adoption of a raft of new commitments to serve sustainable fish across all its sites. CH&Co provides at-work catering to some 80 ...

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CIBSE co-signatory in Open Letter to The Chancellor of the Exchequer

On Friday, 18 of January, in an Open Letter to The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), along with other member organisations from across the construction, property and infrastructure sector, highlighted a “remarkable degree of ...

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Victoria Embankment office redevelopment contractor appointed

Orion Capital Managers and Quadrant Estates have announced the appointment of Morgan Sindall as building contractor on Carmelite Riverside, a 135,000 sq. ft prime riverside office development at 50 Victoria Embankment. Morgan Sindall will be responsible for the £25m construction ...

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