Study suggests coronavirus is not present on London Underground network

10th of August 2020
Study suggests coronavirus is not present on London Underground network

There is no evidence of Covid-19 on the London Underground network, an Imperial College study has suggested.

As well as being transmitted person to person, the Coronavirus can be picked up from contaminated surfaces. Twenty-four samples collected by scientists at Vauxhall, Pimlico and Victoria stations last month were all negative.

Researchers

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Manchester Cleaning Show postponed until October

7th of August 2020
Manchester Cleaning Show postponed until October

The Manchester Cleaning Show in the UK has been rescheduled to October 14-15. It had originally been planned for March this year and originally postponed to September because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The event combines an exhibition and conference programme. All existing bookings, content and visitor registrations remain in place and will be

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Heathrow Airport puts Coronavirus hygiene measures in place

6th of August 2020
Heathrow Airport puts Coronavirus hygiene measures in place

London's Heathrow Airport has put a number of hygiene measures in place to reduce the risk of contracting or transmitting Covid-19 there.

Among the technologies it is trialling are UV cleaning robots that use UV rays to kill viruses and bacteria at night. UV technology is also being fitted to escalators to ensure continuous disinfection of the

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Tesco staff asked to take on cleaning duties as cleaning company is axed

5th of August 2020
Tesco staff asked to take on cleaning duties as cleaning company is axed

Staff at Tesco, one of the UK's largest supermarkets, will be asked to clean toilets, shelves and floors at 2,000 of its stores after the company cut back on contract cleaning.

Staff at its Metro and Express supermarkets will take over cleaning responsibilities from August 24.

In a statement Tesco said: "Currently we use third-party suppliers

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Kärcher acquires municipal vehicle specialist Max Holder

4th of August 2020
Kärcher acquires municipal vehicle specialist Max Holder

In Germany, Kärcher has successfully acquired manufacturer ofmunicipal and viticulture vehicles Max Holder. Holder will continue as an independent subsidiary of Kärcher at its existing head office in Reutlingen.

Holder has an existing worldwide distribution network with more than 250 sales and service partners in more than 50 countries

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Forum Pulire to go online in October

3rd of August 2020
Forum Pulire to go online in October

The 2020 Forum Pulire congress, scheduled to take place in Milan this October, will now take place online from October 13-14 and 20-21.

The themes for this year are: Women; Welcoming, Belonging and Sense of Community; Happiness; Innovative Distribution and Leadership; and Designing for Cleanliness in Healthcare and Hospitality.

The organiser

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