New LG airport robots trialling in South Korea

18th of August 2017
New LG airport robots trialling in South Korea

Electronics giant LG is trialling new robots in South Korea's largest airport, in preparation for next year's Winter Olympics. Seoul's Incheon International Airport is currently home to two of the company's latest prototype bots: the Airport Guide Robot and the Airport Cleaning Robot.

Unveiled earlier this year, both bots do exactly what their

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Norovirus hits international athletics championships

17th of August 2017
Norovirus hits international athletics championships

An outbreak of norovirus blighted this year's World Athletics Championships when more than 40 people associated with the event displayed symptoms of the illness.

Members of the German, Canadian, Botswana and Irish teams were among those athletes and officials affected. Four cases of norovirus were confirmed with more than 40 other people showing

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ECJ readers - win a free ticket to the WFBSC congress in Berlin this September!

16th of August 2017
ECJ readers - win a free ticket to the WFBSC congress in Berlin this September!

ECJ is offering two readers a free ticket to the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) Congress taking place in Berlin from September 18-20.

Cleaning in a Digital World - with its impact on processes, people and technology - will be the central focus of the programme. Together with specialists from all over the world,

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October date for ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul

15th of August 2017
October date for ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul

The second edition of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul exhibition will take place at the Istanbul Congress Centre from October 18-20. An estimated 3,000 visitors and 100 exhibitors from in and around Turkey are expected to attend.

Alongside the show will be a programme of seminars and workshops. The cleaning-related opportunities in the quest to

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Cleaning staff help to root out extremism in UK universities

14th of August 2017
Cleaning staff help to root out extremism in UK universities

Universities are training cleaning staff to eavesdrop on students who may be at risk of radicalisation by terrorists, it has emerged.

The London South Bank University and the Open University are among a number of institutions to teach cleaners and catering staff how to spot tell-tale signs that might be missed by fellow students.

The moves have

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Online voting open for 2017 ISSA Innovation Award

11th of August 2017
Online voting open for 2017 ISSA Innovation Award

Global cleaning industry association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the US, has opened online voting for the 2017 ISSA Innovation Awards. The winners will be announced during the forthcoming ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Las Vegas from September 11-14.

The awards, designed to recognise product innovation, are open to voting

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