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Sleeping in bins – B&M Waste warn of the danger of death


B&M Waste Services, a carbon neutral waste management company are warning customers and the general public alike of the danger of sleeping in bins. It is a sad truth that many homeless people seek refuge in large waste containers, particularly ...

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The charge of the +Battery-Brigade


Powerful forces are driving the development and demand for cordless cleaning equipment. But mains-powered equipment isn’t nearing the end of the line just yet, says Stephen Pinhorne, UK sales manager of Truvox International One day, and it could be sooner ...

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Farewell to scaffold


Mark Styles, managing director at Thomann-Hanry explains how its unique system – façade gommage – offers an alternative to scaffold in the exterior cleaning industry As ‘falls from height’ remains one of the most common causes of fatalities and major ...

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B&M launch winter Refuse not Refuge campaign


With the winter fast approaching, closely coupled with the Christmas party season, B&M Waste Services is once again launching its ‘Refuse not Refuge’ campaign in partnership with housing and homelessness charity, Shelter to reduce the number of people seeking refuge in waste ...

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Mitie takes gutter cleaning to a new dimension


Mitie has announced the launch of its new gutter cleaning service – Space Vac, which uses an extendable Wi-Fi gutter camera and vacuum unit to help pest control technicians on bird pests and then remove any nest debris they leave behind ...

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Gleaming facilities make shopping a pleasure


A recent lifestyle survey declared that shopping was the most popular leisure pursuit for families, a new reality well understood by shopping centre managers. What makes a shopping centre a magnet for visitors? Fine-tuned facility services are crucial, says Bernard ...

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CAM Training launches specialist safety courses for cleaning sector


CAM Training, a division of working at height experts CAM Specialist Support, has launched its 2016/17 range of specialist health, safety and wellbeing training courses for people involved in building cleaning and maintenance. CAM believes that all too often, the ...

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Perfect Service Solutions MD appointed chair of top trade group


Simone Hart Sibbald, managing director and founder of specialist cleaning company, Perfect Service Solutions, has been appointed chair of the Scottish division of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), and will represent the interests of 200 BESA Scotland members working in ...

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Julius Rutherfoord launches biometric based time and attendance system


London cleaning specialist, Julius Rutherfoord, has launched what it calls a ‘ground-breaking’ biometric based time and attendance system, safeguarding the security of both sites and the cleaning team. Biometric identification, whereby a person’s identification can be verified through unique physical ...

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Preserving heritage after floods


The challenge for heritage property owners after floods, fires or other disasters is in deciding on the method of restoring their building, whether it is made from granite, brick, cob, timber or wattle & daub. The complications arise from there ...

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