3D Breast Imaging Catches Cancer Early

Artic help unveil the new 3D Breast Scanner at Darent Valley Hospital. The £74k technologically advanced piece of equipment was purchased thanks to money raised through Valley Hospital Charity’s Cancer Fighting Fund, part of which was the challenging ‘Cycle to Amsterdam’ charity fundraise that Artic were part of, raising over £56,000 on its own. The digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) will provide…

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NEBOSH qualified!

Congratulations to Lizzie Lowe and Nicola Bilewicz for passing their recent NEBOSH, National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety qualification. NEBOSH is a leading global organisation which provides health, safety and environmental qualifications. As holders of this accredited qualification, Lizzie and Nicola are able to identify, evaluate and control a wide range of construction workplace hazards. The qualification encourages a…

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Can solar power survive in a world without feed-in tarrifs?

Since 2010, Government feed-in tariffs (FiTS) have provided a financial incentive for generating energy from renewable sources. Overall, the scheme has been credited with increasing demand for clean energy which, in turn, helped to stimulate investment into research and development. It’s perhaps not surprising, therefore, that many in the renewable energy sector were dismayed by the Government’s abolition of FiTS…

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BigChange Provides a Fire-Proof Digital Solution for Target Maintenance

Target Maintenance has rolled out a new generation mobile workforce system using tablets linked in real time to a central management software as part of a 5 in 1 cloud-based solution from BigChange. Target Maintenance is a fast-expanding UK company that specialises in ensuring buildings are fire safe with retrospective building modifications involving fire compartmentation. BigChange has provided Target Maintenance with a completely…

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Join the entire facilities management profession at Facilities Show 2019

18-20 June 2019, ExCeL London Taking place at ExCeL London on 18-20 June, Facilities Show is the global hub for facilities and field service management professionals. It brings together the entire facilities management profession, showcases of thousands of innovative, cutting-edge facilities management solutions from more than 280 leading exhibitors, and gives you the chance to source and trial cost-effective solutions…

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Nowhere off limits for the off-road jet vac monster

A go-anywhere jet vac tanker designed for use by the military and United Nations relief teams is keeping sewers running smoothly in some of the remotest parts of central and southern England. The JHL recycling jet vac tanker is being used by drainage and water utility specialist Lanes Group plc to access remote sewers and culverts across difficult terrain on…

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Horbury secures fire safety upgrade for sheltered housing

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, has been selected to provide fire safety services for over 55s accommodation managed by Sheffield-based Arches Housing. The contract involves Horbury Property Services providing fire door replacement and fire compartmentation upgrades, which will be completed within a four-week schedule, as part of enhancing fire safety for residents. Richard Sutton, General Manager at…

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Delta Security wins new maintenance contract with Gateway Housing

Delta Security, a specialist in automated high-security solutions, has won a new contract with Gateway Housing to provide full maintenance and repairs to the CCTV, access control and gate systems installed at Gateway’s portfolio of 3,000 residential properties. The new three-year contract, which covers the East London boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham, was won in a competitive tender…

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Armstrong launches new IPS 4000 controller for multi-pump installations with various loads

Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the release of the new Integrated Pumping System (IPS 4000), an automation solution for commercial HVAC pumping stations of up to 8 pumps and 16 zones. The new IPS 4000 automates and optimises multi-pump installations in a range of different plant configurations. Providing sequences for variable-primary, secondary or tertiary pumping system applications, it delivers significant…

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