The organisers of this year's World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) Congress in Berlin from September 18-20 have announced two keynote speakers.
EU commissioner Günther Oettinger and the IT specialist Daniel Domscheit-Berg will both address the topic of 'Cleaning in a Digital World - Processes, People, Technology'. EU
Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. He takes a look at a trend that has been going relatively unnoticed in the cleaning sector.
Hospital sinks may be hotbeds of drug-resistant bacteria, according to a new report.
Research carried out in the US has found that splashes on the sides of sinks may harbour potentially deadly bacteria.
The study group set up a "sink lab" - a room containing five identical sinks based on the type most commonly found in intensive care units - at
Cleaning chemicals producer Selden Research has acquired the brand, assets and goodwill of Premiere Products from James Briggs (Hygiene). Both companies are based in the UK.
A spokesman for Selden said: "The Premiere Products portfolio is a perfect fit into the Selden offering - distribution channels are similar, manufacturing requirements are
A case of misuse of workers and government funds has tainted the reputation of Denmark’s second largest facility service company, reports ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz.
They were going to start a new life in Denmark. But for 149 poor Eastern Europeans their dreams turned into a nightmare. The Eastern Europeans were lured to Denmark by
The February/March edition of ECJ is now available to read on the website.
Highlights this edition include:
• Cleaning London's diverse skyline
• Hygiene in healthcare
• Creating a greener world
• Safe scrubber dryers