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UK braced for highest level of air pollution

Very high levels of air pollution are expected in the South of the UK today, and over the next few days, as our current, already polluted air mixes with sand in the atmosphere, blown in on storms from the Sahara ...

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Sahara storm to blame for dust-coated facilities and cars

You may have been forgiven for thinking that vandals had been at work in your town or at your facilities this weekend, or even been ready to complain about pollution from local building work, after a coating of dust covered ...

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CBRE brokers FM contract renewal with AON

A leading UK insurance broker AON, has renewed a contract with CBRE to provide facilities management (FM) services across it’s UK office portfolio.  CBRE manages a portfolio for AON comprising over 1.2 million sq. ft covering 29 locations in the ...

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Children’s charity urges UK workforce to make #Time4Tea

A UK children’s charity is calling on the UK workforce to ‘take a break’ and help make a difference to sick babies and children’s‘ lives in the process. Research is the key to saving many children from a lifetime of suffering. Yet ...

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G4S wins FM deal with Aggregate Industries

Aggregate Industries, the construction and building materials supplier, has awarded G4S Integrated Services (G4S) a three-year contract to deliver facilities management (FM) services across its UK portfolio. Aggregate Industries quarries, manufactures and supplies a wide range of heavy building materials including ...

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Network Rail on route to smart energy usage with meter replacement scheme

Network Rail has awarded Siemens Smart Grid a contract to replace its existing network of over 4,000 electricity meters with its own Automated Meter Reading (AMR) equipment.  The new meters will provide the UK’s rail network operator with an inventory of downstream ...

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Bilfinger Europa expands ASCO contract internationally

Bilfinger Europa, has expanded its UK service contract with ASCO, the oilfield support service company to deliver deliver facilities management services to facilities in the south east African country of Tanzania. The new three plus one year deal, worth in excess ...

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BRE plans climate change knowledge centre

In the wake of the UK’s unprecedented floods and the devastating effects of extreme global weather patterns on property, people and the economy, BRE has announced plans for the creation of a Centre for Resilience for the built environment at its Britain ...

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Mitie reboards Network Rail for a further five year trip

Network Rail, the UK’s rail and network infrastructure provider, has awarded FTSE 250 outsourced service provider, Mitie a renewed a contract to provide integrated facilities management (FM) across its UK property portfolio. The contract, with a total base value in excess ...

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FM sector boom set to continue

The UK facilities management (FM) market is booming and set for more ‘inflation busting’ growth this year, according to a new report from a leading research and markets analyst. The report claims that the UK FM sector grew by almost ...

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