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MoD unveils plans to diversify supply base

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced plans for modernising its estate and establishing a broader and more diverse supply base. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s (DIO) new procurement plan outlines a programme of major projects and contracts for the next ...

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Galliford Try secures four ‘extra care’ contracts

Housebuilding and construction group, Galliford Try, has announced that through its Partnerships business, it has secured four new major contracts in the extra care and affordable housing sectors, worth a combined £72 million. Partnerships has signed contracts with the ExtraCare Charitable ...

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Improving the nation’s energy literacy with 10 ‘Big Ideas’

The National Energy Foundation (NEF) has launched a programme of 10 ‘Big Ideas’ in a bid to help improve the nation’s energy literacy. The launch follows a nationally representative survey which throws light on how much the British public really knows ...

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A perfect landing for Balfour Beatty at Heathrow

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty has landed a contract to deliver up to £180 million of infrastructure works for Heathrow Airport Limited. Over a three-year term, Balfour Beatty will work alongside Heathrow to maintain and upgrade Terminals 1,2 and 4 through ...

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BIFM to team up with CIPD

Two major professional bodies have come together to work on a number of projects within the coming months that will assess the connection between people and place. The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), announced at is annual conference, Think ...

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Bilfinger Europa wins three year FM contract with AECOM

Bilfinger Europa has won a new £4 million contract, providing facilities management (FM) services to global provider of professional technical and and management support services, AECOM for the next three years. The deal will see Bilfinger Europa deliver mechanical and ...

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Creating better BIM environments with Forbo

With 75% of British Architects predicting BIM will become an integral part of how they write future specifications*, and with BIM usage being Government mandate on all projects from 2016, to meet growing market demand Forbo Flooring Systems has launched ...

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Yorkon delivers 99.7% of projects on time and on budget and launches new Customer Charter

Research carried out by Yorkon, a member of the Portakabin Group, shows that it is performing well ahead of the construction industry, having consistently delivered 99.7 per cent of building projects on time and on budget over the last decade. ...

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Shepherd FM is on the money in £7.5m WorldPay contract win

WorldPay, which processes almost half of all card transactions in the UK, has selected privately owned Shepherd FM to deliver facilities management services across much of  its UK operations. Under the contract, Shepherd FM will carry out a range of ...

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Sodexo Property Solutions boosts its projects and supply chain teams

Sodexo, a leading provider of on-site service solutions, has made two new appointments within its Sodexo Property Solutions division, with Alan Barratt and Andrew Farrar joining as head of supply chain consult and head of projects, respectively. Alan Barratt leads ...

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