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Sita powers up for €130m waste contract in Durham

Sita UK has been awarded an eight year contract by Durham County Council worth over 130 million Euros to manage 140,000 tonnes of residual household waste each year. Under the new contract, which will start in June 2013, waste will ...

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Doing the right thing emerges as the key workplace trend

86 percent of Millennials* entering the workforce say they would consider leaving an employer whose values fell short of their expectations. This key, emerging trend indicating that today’s youngest workforce is motivated by positive, people and community-centric workplace practices and ...

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Hot off the press – AGFA extends contract with Incentive FM

Agfa Graphics Limited, a subsidiary company of Agfa Graphics NV, which is a leading supplier of digital printing solutions for sign and display and industrial printing, has renewed its Leeds manufacturing plant facilities management contract with Incentive FM for a ...

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New investment boost for waste managers

A recession-busting £500,000 waste transfer site development by Fareham-based Cleansing Service Group (CSG) is now open for business. The facility on the Quarry Wood Industrial Estate, Aylesford, Kent, meets the need for a specialist waste transfer and treatment station in ...

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Barbican Centre recognised for waste management and sustainability

An arts centre in London is leading the way in the arts and entertainment world with its commitment to sustainable waste management. The Barbican Centre in the City of London has won numerous awards over the past two years in ...

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MOD injects water into future estate contracts

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced that industry partners will be responsible for reducing water consumption in UK military establishments as part of a utilities management service through its future suite of prime contracts. The MOD operates around 260 ...

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Principle conquers London peaks with Shard contract win

Principle Cleaning Services has scooped the prestigious cleaning contract for The Shard at London Bridge Quarter, the new commercial district emerging on London’s South Bank. Principle will work in partnership with London Bridge Quarter Estate Management, the dedicated on-site service ...

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PHS joins the FMA

The PHS Group announced that it has become a full member of the Facilities Management Association (FMA). In doing so, the workplace services provider has joined the leading body for Facilities Management service providers and only trade association representing this ...

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Local authorities carve £250m off frontline costs through shared services

Local authorities have saved council taxpayers a quarter of a billion pounds by teaming up to deliver frontline services such as social care and waste disposal, and sharing back office functions like HR, legal services and accountancy. New figures released ...

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Whitehall blitz on environmental waste delivers £50m savings

Cost-cutting measures such as extending teleconferencing facilities, installing efficient server room chillers, biomass heating and washroom water saving solutions has saved Whitehall nearly £50m over the last year following a blitz on greenhouse gas emissions, unnecessary waste and water consumption. ...

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