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News
13/12/2019

United Utilities renews total facilities management contract with EMCOR UK

Facilities management provider EMCOR UK has been awarded a four-year extension to its total facilities management contract with water company United Utilities – effective as of April 2020 and lasting until the end of March 2024.

Following a five-year collaboration, EMCOR UK will continue to provide total facilities management services for United ...
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12/12/2019 Bilfinger maintenance contract Engineering and services provider Bilfinger has secured a maintenance deal ... » Read More


10/12/2019 Airport mechanical services HVAC specialist Ecomech has recently worked with Edinburgh Airport to ... » Read More


06/12/2019 Furnace project completed Edwards Engineering has successfully completed a £4.5 million project with ... » Read More
05/12/2019 Award for Dustcontrol Dustcontrol UK has won the Sustainability and Corporate Social ... » Read More


04/12/2019 Drone trials successful IAG Cargo has successfully trialled autonomous drone technology within its ... » Read More


03/12/2019 Flood doors agreement Environmental and risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has partnered ... » Read More
Features
12/12/2019

Stepping up to the challenge

Thyssenkrupp Elevator has produced its longest-ever escalators, which are now operating in Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to ...
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12/12/2019 Elevated status As the operator of a tower crane, getting from the bottom to the top and vice versa takes considerable time and effort. Surely there is an easier way? » Read More


12/12/2019 All systems go People that manage lifts and escalators have different requirements to those that supply and maintain the equipment. Richard Peters and Jim Nickerson of Peters Research address the challenges of developing a lift and escalator ... » Read More


12/12/2019 A lift for standards With no legal standard in force to ensure forklift truck technicians have the essential skills, knowledge and competence to carry out their roles, to whom should employers turn? Enter F-TEC » Read More
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