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Viessmann heats equivalent of Watford in largest boiler installation ever in Turkmenistan

Viessmann, one of the international manufacturers of heating systems, has completed its largest ever boiler installation for the city of Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. To reach the total installed capacity of 473.26 mW required to heat the equivalent of ...

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Secure faxing issues and misconceptions highlighted in new survey

By an overwhelming margin, faxing continues to be an important form of  office communication for most businesses. However, concerns exist about the privacy of data when transmitted over a paper-based fax system, with 84% of legal professionals and 69% of ...

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FM sector performance goes from strength to strength for Balfour

In contrast to its construction arm, facilities management results have given no cause for concern for international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, as it announced its 2012 Q3 interim management statement, covering the period 30 June to 7 November 2012. Its ...

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Vinci Facilities brokers three year TFM deal with financial service provider

Vinci Facilities, has begun its recently awarded three year contract for London brokerage firm, Newedge UK Financial Ltd, following a mobilisation period. The contract sees Vinci Facilities, a global facilities management service provider, undertake total facilities management services including M&E, ...

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Burst pipe damage in vacant properties inconvenient, costly and preventable

A vacant property service provider has warned landlords not to be caught out by freezing temperatures this year and to ensure their empty properties are well protected this winter. Statistics from AXA insurance state, that over the last two winters ...

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ISG wins Royal Free first

ISG has been awarded a £3m refurbishment project as part of a programme to create a new Institute of Immunity, Infection and Transplantation at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. The institute, a partnership development between the Royal Free ...

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ISG wins Bristol student ‘twodio’ scheme

ISG has been awarded a fast-track £2m design and build project by developer, The Homes Partnership, to create 59 bed spaces in ‘twodios’ for Bristol University students. The new, three-storey accommodation block will form the second phase of The Homes ...

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New MD for healthcare estates specialist

Ryhurst, which provides estates and asset solutions for the health and social care markets, has promoted Stephen Collinson to the position of managing director. Collinson has been with Ryhurst since 2008 working as business development director. Prior to Ryhurst, he ...

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BaxterStorey secures Inverness college contract win

Independent food service provider, BaxterStorey, is flavour of the month at Inverness College UHI after securing its first Highlands and Islands contract with the College’s three city campuses. The new cleaning and catering service, which launched at the College’s Longman, ...

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New standards set to raise the performance of fire doors

BRE Global Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) is launching two revised door standards to help reinforce the message that doorsets, shutters and active smoke/fire barriers must be correctly maintained and installed in order to protect life, property and business. The importance ...

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