Feminine hygiene - creating a positive experience

2nd of March 2017
Feminine hygiene - creating a positive experience

ECJ takes a look at the issue of menstrual equity, a new movement calling for free, tax free and/or freely available sanitary products in all women’s washrooms. This drive could present opportunities for washroom service companies, and for distributors.

In the UK, the umbrella term Duty of Care applies to a range of regulations governing

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ECTV episode three - Industry 4.0 focus

1st of March 2017
ECTV episode three - Industry 4.0 focus

Episode three of EC Television - launched by ECJ last month - is now available to watch online. In this week’s episode, we cover the story of the world’s best paid cleaner, a man who is said to have earned over €200k a year. We also report on the Save the Cow campaign in Belgium, aimed at stopping litter getting into our food

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Fukushima reactor's radiation levels ‘kill’ cleaning robot

28th of February 2017
Fukushima reactor's radiation levels ‘kill’ cleaning robot

A cleaning robot has been "killed" by high radiation levels after being deployed to clean out a nuclear reactor.

The robot, which was equipped with a high-pressure water nozzle, was sent into the Fukushima plant in Japan to scrape away melted uranium fuel and other debris from inside the nuclear reactor. However, within the space of two hours the

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Tennant to buy IPC in €330 million deal

27th of February 2017
Tennant to buy IPC in €330 million deal

US-based professional cleaning machines and solutions specialist Tennant Company has announced it has signed a definitive agreement with private equity fund Ambienta to acquire IPC Group, the designer and manufacturer of commercial cleaning solutions based in Italy, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $350

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'World’s best-paid cleaner' earns a €223,000 salary

24th of February 2017
'World’s best-paid cleaner' earns a €223,000 salary

A cleaner in San Francisco is reputed to earn a €223,000 salary by working every day of the year.

Liang Zhao Zhang, who works for regional rail network Bay Area Rapid Transport (BART), may be the best paid cleaner in the world, with his basic salary of €52,000 a year and another €13,500 in company benefits.

Public records unveiled

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Spanish cleaning sector concerned by effect of deindexation law

23rd of February 2017
Spanish cleaning sector concerned by effect of deindexation law

The Spanish Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (Aspel), which represents cleaning service providers, has expressed its concern over the Council of Ministers' approval of the Royal Decree putting the Law of Deindexation of the Economy into effect.

This delinks public sector prices from changes in the Consumer Prices Index.

According

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