Plans to install the UK's largest fuel cell facility at a chemical manufacturing site, which will generate clean energy from waste hydrogen produced as a bi-product of the chemical manufacturing process, have been announced. The intention is for the manufacturing facility to reduce its dependence on the national grid and reuse an untapped waste resource.Read More »
ISS Facilities Services Education has been awarded a three year contract to supply meals to seventeen Primary schools in and across Newton Abbot and Dawlish in Devon.Read More »
Two new government IT deals announced today by Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude will deliver combined savings of approximatelyRead More »
The business support services industry is set for a strong year, according to the latest Smart Money study from business and financial adviser, Grant Thornton UK LLP.
Kier is leading a new partnership between three national businesses and Immingham Academy in Lincolnshire to help young people begin a career in engineering.
The aviation security business of Mitie, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has been awarded a two-year contract to provide security at Birmingham Airport.Read More »
Metal thieves are costing council taxpayers millions of pounds a year, a new survey of local authorities has revealed. Councils are warning that, with theft of metal continuing to rise, the financial burden is only likely to increase until government passes new legislation to better regulate the scrap metal industry.Read More »
The recent outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in Scotland should act as a warning to facilities managers across the UK of the critical importance of monitoring and maintaining water systems, according to DTZ, part of UGL Services, one of the largest global property services firms.Read More »
Toyota GB has cut its carbon footprint by hundreds of tonnes of CO2 a year in a series of intelligent measures to reduce energy consumption. New lighting systems, adjustments to air conditioning performance and changes to operational hours have helped bring down electricity and gas usage by a considerable margin.Read More »
RICS surveyors note a growing interest in the use of land to generate renewable energy. Growing concern about climate change and energy security has sparked the country-wide development of renewable energy facilities and commercial interest from landowners and developers, says RICS.Read More »