Lanes makes sure drainage is fit for exercise revolution

LanesfordrainsDrainage expertise from Lanes Group is helping the development of the latest health trend – getting fit on a budget.

The company is supporting design and build specialist Sivil Group as it works with Pure Gym to open its fitness centres across the south east of England.

Pure Gym is one of the fastest growing health and fitness companies in the UK, thanks to demand for its gyms, which are designed to be low-price and easy-access but high quality. Read more

Ground Control launches portfolio of services at the Facilities Show, spearheaded by innovative Pest Control solution

Ground ControlInnovative Pest Control and Auditing solution provides facilities managers with latest techniques and live updates and reporting

The UK’s fastest growing external maintenance and commercial landscaping company, the award winning Ground Control, will use the Facilities Show (21st-23rd June) as the launchpad for  its Pest Control and Auditing solution. Read more

Acsoft Health & Safety Helps Facilities Managers Breathe More Easily

AC Soft Air MonitorLatest instruments designed for the reliable and accurate monitoring of indoor air quality in homes, schools, offices, hospitals, labs & airports

AcSoft Health & Safety (tel: 01234 639550; – leading specialist in monitoring instrumentation for occupational health and the environment – is targeting the facilities management industry with its range of reliable and accurate Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitors from Pennsylvania-based E Instruments.

Aimed at facilities managers and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals, these portable, handheld IAQ monitors offer real-time continuous data logging for a wide variety of buildings, namely homes, schools, offices, hospitals, laboratories and airports. Read more

Speedy jetting service supports superfast broadband

LanesForDrainsDrainage engineers from Lanes Group have swapped sewer pipes for digital ducting to help create the UK’s superfast broadband network.

A team from the Lanes depot at Eastleigh in Hampshire has spent 10 months supporting a broadband company install the vital internet and telephony cabling in Dorset and Hampshire.

Working for Avonline Broadband, they used equipment designed for drainage pipes to clean more than 12 kilometres of cable ducting, then used a jetting hose to pull through a rope that was then used, in turn, to pull through fibre optic cable. Read more

Stratus and 24/7 Uptime demonstrate ‘always-on’ solutions at Data Centre World

StratusStratus Technologies, Inc.the leading provider of availability solutions, has announced that it will be joining 24/7 Uptime Ltd., to offer live demonstrations of its virtualised fault-tolerant  platform and software solutions at a central London exhibition on the 12th and 13th of April 2016.

The Data Centre World exhibition, at London’s Excel Centre, is the world’s largest, most influential gathering of data centre expertise.  Read more

OCS service manager to receive Commander’s Commendation

OCS LogoLynne Breen, OCS security and customer service manager at Centre:MK, will be awarded a Local Policing Area Commander’s Commendation from Thames Valley Police (TVP), which will be presented on the 14th of March at the Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes. The commendation has been awarded to Breen for her work organising, developing, and delivering bespoke anti-terrorism training to shopping centres, councils, colleges, and universities across the South East region, and delivering to retail group managers from across the UK. She has also been a driving force across the whole of Milton Keynes shopping centre promoting and delivering improvements to physical security measures. Read more

Advanced Protects Vital Data and Computing Assets at Cambridge University

Advanced DataCentreExGo suppression control panels from Advanced have been installed in a £20m, state-of-the-art data and high performance computing centre at the University of Cambridge that is working on some of the globe’s greatest challenges.

Situated on the West Cambridge site of the University of Cambridge, the building is the new home for high performance computing, centralised data storage and also business Read more

Armstrong launches its latest solutions guide to floating ceilings

ArmstrongCatExpert advice on the almost endless range of dramatic design and acoustic possibilities that can be achieved with canopies and baffles, including Optima Baffles Curves, the first curved mineral baffles in the industry, is contained within a new floating ceilings brochure from Armstrong.

Floating ceilings inspire great spaces by introducing new shapes and add depth, scale and rhythm to internal areas, creating a contemporary aesthetic for modern building designers in the transport, education, commercial and retail sectors. Read more

Forum Events introduce new Security IT microsit

Security Summit ITForum Events launches a new microsite for their Security IT Summit.

25th January 2016 – As part of a wider campaign to support the security industry, Forum Events has this week launched a new engaging partner microsite for the IT security industry.

The new design has been carefully planned to create a smoother journey to enable partners to better understand Forum’s unique Summit concept.

Cybersecurity is a prominent threat for many Read more


SendforhelpgroupSend for Help Group – Europe’s largest lone worker protection provider has been awarded NSI’s prestigious Guarding Gold standard for its subsidiary brands, Skyguard and Guardian24.

Following a rigorous audit, the award certifies that both companies are working to the very highest standards of both product and service provision. Read more