BIFM and Orbis launch vacant property management survey for 2015

The British Institute of Facilities Management and vacant property management expert Orbis have launched a new vacant property management survey for 2015. The BIFM and corporate member Orbis are eager to obtain views from property and facilities managers about the empty buildings in their portfolio. Squatting in a residential building became a criminal offence three years ago. An Orbis survey at the…

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Lanes Group drainage expertise supports power station demolition

Lanes Group has been commissioned to provide specialist drainage survey and cleaning support for a demolition team decommissioning a coal-fired power station. Drainage engineers from the national drainage and maintenance specialist’s depot at Sevenoaks, in Kent, are carrying out the work at the site of the former Kingsnorth Power Station in Kent. Energy company E.ON has given demolition specialists Brown…

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Elegant Electra™ Litter Bin combines strength & style

New Electra outdoor litter container is a contemporary twist on a classic metal litter bin. Designed for the modern environment by Glasdon, the subtle colour and unique shape will blend in harmoniously with contemporary architecture. Electra is an environmentally friendly metal litter bin with body panels produced using Vandalex® material, and the framework manufactured from steel with Armortec™ coating. Both…

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The Walk Of Britain team enter God’s Own Country

 Six wounded veterans, 1,000 miles, 72 days Leading electrical wholesaler, YESSS Electrical, welcomed six veterans to God’s Own Country Yorkshire as part of Week Three of the epic Walk of Britain – a 1,000 mile, 72 day expedition from Scotland to London.  All six individuals have either physical or cognitive injuries sustained in the line of duty. Walking With The…

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MJ Ferguson win Ark Schools contract, supported by CAFM Explorer

Facilities maintenance and services provider MJ Ferguson has been selected to provide mechanical and electrical, planned and reactive maintenance services for three academies within the Ark Schools Framework. MJ Ferguson was selected because it has “considerable experience in the education sector and will be working in partnership with Ark to create Innovative Learning Spaces (ILS) for productive and inspirational learning…

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Spectrum Industrial joins The Scaffolding Association

  Spectrum Industrial, leading UK supplier of signs and safety products, has recently joined The Scaffolding Association, an organisation which aims to provide members with guidance and support on all aspects of the scaffolding industry. The organisation not only provides a focal point for sector issues but is also a forum for regular meetings. In addition, it produces codes of…

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British Gas transforms thousands of homes in £25 m scheme

  Thirty tower blocks in Solihull are warmer and more energy efficient thanks to a £25 million joint effort by British Gas and Solihull Community Housing The two-year scheme has transformed homes and helped regenerate the area Many residents are already benefiting from cheaper gas bills  Thousands of people in Solihull now have warmer and more energy efficient homes, after…

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Iconic County Hall Estates chooses CAFM Explorer

Located on the South Bank, County Hall is one of London’s most iconic buildings. Designed by Ralph Knott, construction of the original building was started in 1911 and opened in 1922 by George V.  Recently, County Hall has been transformed into a leisure complex with the main riverside building home to the Sea Life London Aquarium, London Dungeon, the London…

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Guardian adds SunGuard® production to UK facility after coater upgrade

Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe, a leading manufacturer of high-quality commercial, residential, interior and automotive glass products, has invested more than £3 million to upgrade the production line at its Goole plant in East Yorkshire. By completing the upgrade of its magnetron glass sputter coater, the facility now is able to make all of the more advanced coatings for…

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