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Amey scoops £35m metering contract with npower

Public and regulated services provider Amey, has secured a £35 million new metering contract with npower. Amey first started providing electricity metering services for npower in the North West in 1996. The new five-year contract win now expands Amey’s geographical ...

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Removing chewing gum made easy

The Ecogum chewing gum removal machine is a unique machine that is worn as a self-contained backpack and removes chewing gum pieces in under 6 seconds through the use of gas and environmentally friendly chemicals. After using the Ecogum chewing ...

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Report reveals that UK power outages doubled last year

The number of power outages in the UK has more than doubled in the past year, potentially costing UK businesses hundreds of thousands of pounds, according to Eaton’s latest Blackout Tracker report. In 2013 there were 505 reported outages, compared ...

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CBRE extends global retail property contract with Shell

CBRE Group has announced a renewal and expansion of its retail property management contract with multinational oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell Plc. The new contract will see CBRE manage the international energy company’s retail network portfolio in 22 ...

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Vivark relights Merseyside deal

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC) has re-awarded north west-based facilities management company and social enterprise, Vivark, a key gas and winter boiler contract. Under the terms of the deal, Vivark, part of the First Ark Group, will be undertaking boiler ...

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Turning up the heat

From 2015, ‘service use’ of R22 – removing the gas or dealing with leaks and repairing the refrigerant side of plant – will be illegal in all refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning systems. But with huge amounts of the ...

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One in three “ accidental landlords ” breaking the law

A business insurer has warned that many “accidental landlords” are simply not fulfilling their legal duties to maintain their rental properties and as a result are putting their tenants in potential danger and themselves at financial risk. Key findings of ...

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Kier preferred to retain £100m Sheffield housing contract

Kier Services has emerged against tough national competition as the preferred bidder for a major contract worth in the region of £100 million to provide the repairs and maintenance service to Sheffield City Council tenants and leaseholders for the next three ...

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New BMS system cultivates 781 tonnes of CO2 for the Eden Project

Alongside tending for its rare and tropical plants from around the world, the Eden Project in Cornwall has cultivated a significant reduction in its carbon footprint, matched by cost savings of £457,000 over the three-year period. As a world-famous attraction ...

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Sabien helps HMS Sultan reduce gas costs and carbon emissions

Sabien Technology has supplied 111 M2G intelligent boiler load optimisers to HMS Sultan, the home of the Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE) and the Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival School (RNAESS). CUSUM (cumulative sum) analysis of energy consumption ...

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