Home › magazine › latest news › 2011
ISS, the Denmark-based global building services provider, has been acquired by security solutions group G4S in a deal worth almost six billion euros.
ISS is currently owned by FS Invest, which is indirectly owned by funds advised by EQT and GS Capital Partners. FS Invest will receive half of the consideration in cash and half in new shares in the
Hundreds of people in Australia recently converged on Canberra's Parliament House to join a symbolic queue for an over-sized lavatory.
The event was staged to highlight the fact that 2.6 billion people around the world are still waiting to gain access to a toilet.
Joining the giant loo queue were MPs, students, aid workers, plumbers and church
Marek Kowalski of the Polish Cleaning Chamber of Commerce (PIGC) and also a correspondent of ECJ, has been awarded the Jack D Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award by international trade association ISSA, based in the US.
Kowalski played a major part in founding the Polish Cleaning Association in 2000-2002 and in 2010 was appointed by
The privacy curtains between hospital beds and clinic treatment areas are frequently contaminated with bacteria including MRSA, according to a study.
And healthcare providers are being urged to wash their hands after touching them to avoid contaminating their patients.
The study was carried out at the University of Iowa Hospitals in the US where
International trade association ISSA has announced the five winners of this year's Innovation Award - the prizes were officially presented at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Las Vegas last month.
In the Cleaning Agents category Diversey won for its SmartDose; Nilfisk-Advance has won in Equipment for the Advance Adfinity REV
Deep-cycle battery producer Trojan Battery Company has formed a strategic alliance with Palladium Energy - manufacturer of custom lithium-based battery packs - to develop clean energy battery solutions for a broad range of industries.
This partnership, says Trojan, will enable it to expand its portfolio of batteries to meet evolving demands for