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CEMEX Invests Us$25 Million To Phase Out Fossil Fuels At Rugby Cement Plant In The UK

CEMEX Invests Us$25 Million To Phase Out Fossil Fuels At Rugby Cement Plant In The UK CEMEX has announced that it is investing US$25 million in a new system to replace fossil fuels at its Rugby cement plant in the United Kingdom, as part of its “Future in Action” program to achieve carbon neutrality.


The Global Handwashing Partnership

The Global Handwashing Partnership The Covid-19 pandemic provided a stark reminder that one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of a virus is also one of the simplest: hand hygiene, especially through handwashing with soap. To beat the virus today and ensure better health outcomes beyond the pandemic, handwashing with soap must be a priority now and in the future.


CIOB Begins Search For This Year's Rising Construction Talent

CIOB logo The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has opened applications for a second year for its international CIOB Rising Star Award. The category is for those who have been in the construction industry for seven years or less and demonstrated excellence in their work, the industry and amongst their peers.


Jaguar Building Services Secures Contract At The Bailey

Jaguar Building Services Secures Contract At The Bailey Jaguar Building Services in London have confirmed that following a competitive tender process, Jaguar have secured the mechanical and electrical engineering services contract at the prestigious The Bailey, 16 Old Bailey.


PARETO FM Acquired By NVM

PARETO FM Acquired By NVM NVM, the Private Equity company, has completed an £18m management buy-out of Oxfordshire-based facilities management business, Pareto FM.


Mitie Helps Businesses Breathe Easy With New UV Air Disinfection Service

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  • Mitie has launched a new air disinfection service using ultraviolet (UV) light to help eradicate harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi and mould
  • Partnering with Luxibel, the service uses UVC purification lamps with sleek modern designs, that can be installed either discreetly in air vents and ceiling tiles, or displayed to aid employees’ and customers’ peace of mind
  • Air quality can be monitored through real-time remote sensor technology, while UVC detection stickers placed around the site can monitor UVC levels


Harnessing Existing Generation Assets Can Enable Net Zero Carbon Energy Systems For Regions And Cities, Modelling Data Confirms

Harnessing Existing Generation Assets Can Enable Net Zero Carbon Energy Systems For Regions And Cities, Modelling Data Confirms

  • Joint project with Birmingham’s Tyseley Energy Park and the University of Birmingham demonstrates the potential of cost-effective decarbonisation through more effective utilisation and coordination of current and planned generation assets.
  • A more coordinated net zero system could supply up to 50,000 users with CO2-neutral electricity or supply Birmingham airport with green electricity, heat and cooling.
  • Study demonstrates impact on air quality including potential to fuel green buses and trains using hydrogen as a fuel source.
  • Insights will inform and drive energy investment and innovation across the Birmingham City region and will help Birmingham meet its commitments to reduce its CO2 emissions to zero by 2030.
  • An Energy Sub Group to the TEP Co-Creation Group is being established to build on the findings of the Energy Strategy Report by investigating, identifying and delivering solutions that contribute to Birmingham’s decarbonisation targets.


Mace Appoints New Head Of FM Consultancy

Mace appoints Andrew Smart as Head of FM Consultancy Mace has appointed Andrew Smart as Head of FM Consultancy within its facilities management business, Operate.

The appointment follows the publication of Mace’s 2026 strategy, outlining ambitious plans for the next five years as a purpose driven business, setting bold sustainability targets.


Hines Appoints Head Of Facilities Management – Living, Europe

Stephen Finch, Hines' Head of Facilities Management – Living, Europe Hines, the international real estate firm, has appointed Stephen Finch as Head of Facilities Management – Living, Europe within its Property Management Group. A core focus of this role is on its living portfolio spanning its Build to Rent (BTR) and Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA), under the Hines aparto brand.


Net Zero Carbon Buildings: New Guidance For Renewable Energy Procurement And Carbon Offsetting

UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) logo The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has today published Renewable Energy Procurement and Carbon Offsetting Guidance for Net Zero Carbon Buildings. This guidance provides clarity for the property and construction industry on the procurement of high-quality renewable energy and carbon offsets for net zero buildings and organisations in the UK.

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