When solar panels shine

19th of September 2018
When solar panels shine

It was long believed that solar panels have virtually no need for maintenance or cleaning – this is not the case. Alexandra Lachner reports from Germany. 

“We believe 80 per cent of the photovoltaic (PV) installations in Germany have clear potential for increased output”, says Christian Shuster of Berlin company ucair. This

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French cleaning group moves into football

19th of September 2018
French cleaning group moves into football

The third largest cleaning company in France, Groupe Nicollin, is expanding in the west of the country and has invested in a football stadium - writes ECJ’s reporter there Christian Bouzols.

A year after the death of the company’s former boss, Louis Nicollin, who was an emblematic figure in France, Groupe Nicollin, now managed by

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An honourable cleaning job

4th of July 2018
An honourable cleaning job

They are all smiles, the two women in charge of cleaning the altarpiece in Aarhus Cathedral, Denmark. To them, removing 11 years’ dust is an honourable job. ECJ’s Lotte Printz reports.

“I don’t think many of us actually love dusting in places where it is really filthy,” says the news reporter from Danish TV2 as she

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Cleaning goes digital

3rd of July 2018
Cleaning goes digital

German correspondent Alexandra Lachner speaks to engineering association VDMA about robotics.

“Things are happening in the world of robotics at the moment – many of our members are making substantial investments in order to bring good products on to the market. The demand for driverless cleaning machines is increasing all the

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Afidamp and ISSA go global

3rd of July 2018
Afidamp and ISSA go global

Italian correspondent Anna Garbagna brings news of the partnership between ISSA and AfidampFAB.

ISSA, the international association for the professional cleaning sector and AfidampFAB, the Italian national cleaning association representing manufacturers of cleaning products and equipment, have announced a new partnership intended to jointly

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VSR puts innovations in the spotlight

2nd of July 2018
VSR puts innovations in the spotlight

Earlier this year, Dutch cleaning association VSR launched the pilot HotspotCleanLab, an online platform bringing together supply and demand in the area of cleaning sector innovation. Jacco Vonhof reports for ECJ.

Early this year we introduced the pilot project HotspotCleanLab, in collaboration with two enterprising cleaning professionals. This

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