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Research reveals pattern between waste management collection systems and worker absence rates

Changing waste collection systems used by councils in the UK could reduce staff absences due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), a new study has shown. Research by the University of Greenwich, published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, has investigated ...

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Serco’s environmental business secures deals worth £120m

Serco’s Environmental Services business has signed a new contract with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead as well as securing a number of other contract extensions across some of its existing local authority customers. In Windsor and Maidenhead, Serco ...

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Social value guidance for LAs published by UKGBC

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has released its latest guidance document, detailing how local authorities can help ensure that new construction and property development in their area positively impacts people and communities by delivering social value. ‘Driving social value ...

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Rubbish revolution

Technology is transforming the humble refuse bin into a tool for increased operational efficiency and cost savings, says Mark Jenkins, Sales Director at Egbert Taylor Group The social value of the bin has considerably increased. It has transitioned from being ...

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ENGIE buys Keepmoat’s regeneration business

ENGIE has signed an agreement to acquire the regeneration business of Keepmoat for £330 million from TDR and Sun Capital. Keepmoat specialises in the design, refurbishment and upgrade of buildings and places, helping to transform communities and strengthen local economies. ...

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Amey awarded 10-year waste collection deal with Surrey councils

Amey has bagged a long-term partnership deal with four Surrey councils which is said will save the local authorities £2 million a year. The 10-year contract, which is worth over £100 million and has a strong focus on customer service, will see ...

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Serco’s Environmental Services bags £45m worth of deals

Serco’s Environmental Services business has secured three new contract extensions and one new contract, with local authorities in Woking, Charnwood, Canterbury and Milton Keynes. The new awards have a total value of more than £45 million. Woking Borough Council has ...

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Kier lands two local authority deals worth £600m

Property, residential, construction and services group, Kier has landed two major partnership deals worth a combined total of £600 million, with Staffordshire and Northamptonshire County Council. Kier has been selected as the preferred bidder for a major new £400 million ...

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RWM Ambassadors reveal circular economy must-haves

With only five days to go before the RWM 2014 in partnership with CIWM event begins, a new report focused on achieving a circular economy has been published by the RWM Ambassadors – a selection of leading industry figures from the business supply ...

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VPS wins vacant housing FM contracts across the UK

Vacant property managers VPS has announced several housing contract wins throughout the UK in the first half of 2014. The new deals include support for housing providers in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, London, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, South Wales and Northern Ireland, working with respected ...

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