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Servest providing security on international venture to build the world’s largest radio telescope

Servest Security has partnered with Square Kilometre Array (SKA) on a project to build the world’s largest radio telescope. SKA South Africa is currently embarking on the SKA South Africa Land Acquisition Programme, which is an international effort to build ...

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Online reuse scheme set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Universities have already saved £3 million by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment through the Warp It online scheme, which allows members of staff to post unwanted items online for others to claim. The Warp It reuse scheme ...

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Interserve wins FM contract at Network Rail’s flagship stations

Interserve has secured a five-year facilities management deal worth £65 million with Network Rail. The international support services and construction group will deliver facilities services including waste management, landscaping, pest control, adverse weather management and washroom services across 11 of Network Rail’s ...

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BSRIA publishes procurement guide for maintenance contracts

BSRIA has released its new Maintenance Contracts: A Guide to Best Practice for Procurement Guide (BG66/2016) aimed at helping clients, facilities managers and their organisations to understand better the key success factors in procuring maintenance contracts. There are different ways in which building maintenance ...

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Carillion JV extends framework agreement with BT Openreach

Carillion’s joint venture, telent, has signed a three-year extension to its framework agreement with Openreach, a division of BT, to provide a wide range of services including maintenance, extension and repair of the telephone and data network in the North ...

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Churchill stays on at University of Leeds

Churchill has extended its partnership with the University of Leeds having secured the cleaning contract for the University’s student residences for up to another four years. The new contract award, which will see Churchill deliver conference cleaning and housekeeping services to ...

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Medirest takes care of the catering at Bupa Cromwell Hospital

Compass Group UK & Ireland has signed a new contract to deliver catering services to Bupa Cromwell Hospital over the next five years through its specialist brand for the private healthcare market, Medirest Signature. Sixty-two Medirest Signature staff working at ...

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Emprise secures pitch at Camden Market

Emprise Services has secured a contract to provide manned security services for London’s Camden Market, in a three-year deal worth £3million. Following a competitive tendering process, the support services provider in cleaning and security was appointed as the preferred bidder from five ...

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Axis strengthens cleaning division with new appointments

  Richard Barlow (left) and Steven Willoughby Axis Cleaning and Support Services has appointed two new sales managers to support the division’s new business drive. Richard Barlow, who has 20 years of sales experience in the FM sector, is re-joining ...

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CleanEvent grows Northern Ireland portfolio

Venue and stadium cleaning specialist, CleanEvent Services, has been awarded the cleaning services contract at the W5 Science and Discovery Centre at Odyssey in Belfast. The contract includes the provision of daily and periodic cleaning, window cleaning and washroom services ...

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