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Wide ranging exterior maintenance products from IronmongeryDirect

Now that spring has arrived, many organisations will be turning their attention to exterior maintenance and repairs. Leading specialist retailer IronmongeryDirect can make the procurement process more efficient, with a comprehensive choice of lighting solutions, security and safety hardware in ...

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Equans awarded new contract with Birmingham City Council

Energy, services and regeneration specialist, Equans, has extended its partnership with Birmingham City Council following the award of a new housing repairs contract. The new deal will see Equans continue to provide a planned and responsive repairs, maintenance and refurbishment ...

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Bids invited for £250m Materials Supply and Associated Services Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the renewal of its national Materials Supply and Associated Services Framework, worth up to £250 million over four years, and is now inviting bids from interested suppliers providing regional or national coverage. ...

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Airedale General Hospital manages RAAC risk with geospatial system from Esri UK

Innovative use of digital mapping helps hospital remain safe Makes process of inspecting 20,000 concrete planks 50% more efficient Airedale General Hospital has gone live with a new geospatial system to help manage its RAAC (reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete) monitoring ...

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Birmingham City Council extends Fortem deal

Fortem, a specialist property solutions business for the social housing sector, has extended its long-term partnership with Birmingham City Council (BCC)  for a further two years. As one of BCC’s suppliers of repairs, maintenance and 24-hour call-out services to homes ...

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Jet Through lands nationwide deal with Busy Bees

Drainage and plumbing firm, Jet Through, has secured a six-figure, three-year deal to service nationwide nursery chain, Busy Bees. The agreement will see the Birmingham-based business, maintaining and repairing internal and external drainage systems – along with other reactive works ...

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BCIS FM forecast expects a ‘substantial fall’ in repair and maintenance output

According to the latest quarterly forecast for the FM sector from the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS), repair and maintenance output is expected to fall substantially in 2024, by 5.6 per cent compared with 2023. In 2025, the forecast cites ...

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Safe from smoke

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt, on the hidden dangers of neglecting smoke control maintenance and why proactive servicing is essential As a diligent facilities manager, your primary responsibility lies in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the occupants within ...

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Roof restoration

When is the right time to repair or replace a commercial roof? Dale Thomas, Technical Manager, Garland UK provides a comprehensive guide Regular inspections and annual maintenance of a commercial roof should always form an essential part of asset and ...

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Government urged to prioritise repair and maintenance despite economic challenges

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) is calling on the government to address the many urgent issues in the repairs and maintenance sector (R&M). BCIS is forecasting R&M output will fall seven per cent in 2024 before recovering in 2025 ...

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