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Westfield Stratford City opened in September 2011. Situated next to the Olympic Park, the shopping centre formed an integral part of the largest urban regeneration project the UK has ever seen. Vic Swain, engineering director of PEL Services, talks us ...

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Hospital trust in court for asbestos failures

A North East hospital trust has been fined after contractors were unwittingly exposed to asbestos fibres at Sunderland Eye Infirmary. Sunderland Magistrates’ Court heard that over the weekend of 24/25 March 2012, contractors at the infirmary on Queen Alexandra Road ...

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Property sector says green retro fitting is a ‘best bet’ for 2013

Refurbishing existing buildings to new standards turning them into good green assets has been identified as one of the best bets for the property sector in the year ahead, according to industry investors. The findings, published in Emerging Trends in ...

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Hanover awards multi-million pound care home catering contract

National retirement housing provider, Hanover, has awarded Caterplus Services  and Elior UK catering contracts worth £25 million. The new contracts will commence on the 1st April 2013 and will cover 59 of the specialist retirement housing provider’s 70 Extra Care ...

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New category makes an impact in the 2013 BIFM Awards

The BIFM Awards’ organisers have added a new, high impact category for 2013. Now in their 11th year the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards 2013, supported by headline sponsor Mace, will once again showcase exceptional facilities management (FM) ...

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Costing out renovation at Tiffany’s

Turner & Townsend has been awarded the cost management framework for Tiffany & Co. Emerging Markets. Assisting with the renovation of Tiffany stores across the Middle East, Eastern Europe and emerging markets, and liaising with its global offices, Turner & ...

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Matting distribution agreement announced

Plastic Extruders Ltd (Plastex) is pleased to announce the appointment of Langley Design as its exclusive distributor for the Frontrunner Entrance Flooring System in England and Wales. Plastex sales director Peter O’Sullivan comments, “We are a UK based manufacturer geared ...

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BIFM introduces new level 3 facilities management qualifications

The start of the new year marked the first development in 2013 for the British Institute of Facilities Management’s (BIFM) qualifications. Building on the progression made to date, on 1 January 2013 BIFM launched the new BIFM Level 3 Qualifications ...

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Continued outsourcing and service integration trend sustains IFM market growth

As the concept of integrated facility management (IFM) becomes increasingly understood and demanded by end users across the globe, numerous opportunities are opening up for suppliers from a variety of backgrounds, a new report has found. New analysis from Frost ...

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Top hospitality brands bottle up for whole world water campaign

Hospitality leaders Soneva, Virgin Hotels, Banyan Tree and The Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte and Tahoe are among the respected industry brands that will be bottling and serving their own filtered water after joining the Whole World Water campaign to address the ...

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