Industry News

KONE opens the door to streamlined medical care

Oct 23, 2014 Products

In a busy operating theatre, laboratory or clean room environment, hygiene can make all the difference to patient outcomes. Noise reduction, air-pressure control and accessibility are also essential. So KONE has developed a unique hermetic door specifically for the needs of medical facilities. “KONE is the market leader in hermetically sealing doors for the healthcare […]

The thinking behind NAMS Property

Oct 7, 2014 Products

By SPM Assets Thinking long term means that we need to think well beyond the scheduled maintenance and servicing tasks. We need to think beyond reactive maintenance. We need to think beyond 5 years or even 10 years, and realise that to ensure properties are managed in a sustainable way, we need to think 30 […]

6 Steps to Facilities Management Success

  Facilities Management is all about coping with challenges. It’s about assessing and responding to your building or facility’s needs to maximise its smooth operation and efficiency. Whilst every facility has its own unique problems, challenges and solutions, there are a few overarching areas that, when paid attention to, can make a huge difference to […]

KONE UltraRope™ awarded the Hindmarsh Award for Innovation

Sep 25, 2014 Products

  KONE UltraRope™ was awarded the Hindmarsh Award for Innovation  at the 2014 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards. Founded in 1982, the annual awards celebrate innovation and leading practice within Australia’s property development and investment industries. The 2014 awards winners were drawn from  83 finalists across 16 categories – 12 […]

Competitive Tender Processes – Critical for Costs Savings

By Tenderlink The role of a facilities manager is varied, and that’s putting it mildly. Juggling everything from security, through to ongoing maintenance and emergency preparedness is enough to keep anyone on their toes. But although the tasks facing facilities managers are many and varied, the common thread running through them is that great facilities […]

10 mistakes Safety Advisors make and how you can avoid them

By SAI Global Health & Safety Advisors like yourself are often expected to be the pinnacle of knowledge for all things health and safety-related in an organisation. You are the ”˜go-to’ person when things go wrong and often in the firing line (literally) when health & safety incidents occur. What organisations don’t factor into there […]

Something’s Gotta Give!

Sep 25, 2014 Products

By Ezitracker Competition is fierce in the FM industry. You may use the best products, employ the best staff, have the best reputation, but your customers also demand the best price. Something’s gotta give! In order to retain service quality and remain competitive every opportunity must be taken to maximise efficiencies. Bulk buying cleaning products, […]

A bridge that lasts forever

Sep 24, 2014 Products

By SPM Assets I recently came across a video on the Sydney Morning Herald website titled ”˜Sydney Harbour Bridge: rust never sleeps’. Click here to watch the 4 minute video. This video caught my eye as the Sydney Harbour Bridge needs endless maintenance to maintain it’s value and to make sure it continues to be safe […]

Diversified Communications adds to trade portfolio with Total Facilities Expo acquisition

Media Release – March 2014 Diversified Communications has announced the acquisition of Total Facilities Expo, adding a new dimension to its growing trade portfolio and cementing its position as one of Australia’s most successful exhibition organisers. Total Facilities Expo was established by National Media and is now Australia’s largest dedicated industry gathering of facility planners, […]

Maser – Swire Cold Storage

Jan 21, 2014 Products

Achieving Greater than 90% Lighting Energy Savings Across Four Facilities With a network of temperature-controlled facilities spanning more than 68 million cubic feet across Australia, Swire Cold Storage provides logistics services and supply chain solutions, including temperature-controlled warehousing, refrigerated transport and distribution services to a broad range of businesses. Their customers include leading Australian and […]