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New Future Cities’ appointment launches catapult to city innovation

The new centre for innovation and future cities has appointed a new Chief Executive, Peter Madden. Madden joins the organisation’s Catapult team. Catapults are being established by the Technology Strategy Board, as a new addition to its range of programmes to ...

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£385m acquisition of Enterprise a ‘good strategic fit’ for Amey

Amey’s parent company, Ferrovial Services, has today announced that it has reached an agreement with international investor 3i to buy infrastructure, waste and facilities firm Enterprise plc for 385 million pounds (443 million euro). The acquisition of Enterprise strengthens Madrid-based, Ferrovial’s footprint ...

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Carlisle gets on board in national Arriva contract win

Carlisle Support Services has been awarded the contract to provide Arriva, one of the largest bus operators in Europe, with fleet and depot cleaning services. This bus cleaning contract, which will involve operations across the country, will be marked by ...

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Social media pilot helps staff unlock 10% gas saving at DECC

The results of a project that engaged staff at the Department of Energy & Climate Change and helped them to unlock 10% gas savings at the department’s headquarters using innovative digital media tools has been unveiled. Traditionally, the biggest energy ...

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Lighter feet

Jackie Buckwell, corporate environment manager at Office Depot UK, looks at the course of action to take when reducing an organisation's carbon footprint.

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Beating the heat in London’s stations

With the sun finally deciding to grace the capital with its presence and with millions of passengers expected to travel on the Tube during the hot weather, Transport for London (TfL) has set out the work it continues to carry in order to cool the tube network.

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Sustainability doesn’t ‘take the biscuit’ for United

2011 saw a year of record breaking performance towards United Biscuits' (UB) environmental sustainability goals, such as achieving zero waste to landfill across all of its manufacturing sites; reducing water use by 12% and reducing group-wide carbon emissions by 6%.

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