Tennant Company in agreement to acquire Gaomei in China

27th of September 2018
Tennant Company in agreement to acquire Gaomei in China

US-based professional cleaning machines and solutions producer Tennant Company has signed an agreement to acquire Gaomei Cleaning Equipment Company, a privately owned manufacturer of commercial cleaning systems based in China.

Gaomei is a family-run business founded in 1997 and it offers cleaning machines and equipment including single disc

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Hundreds protest in New Delhi against sewer cleaner deaths

26th of September 2018
Hundreds protest in New Delhi against sewer cleaner deaths

The relatives of thousands of Indians who have died cleaning sewers protested in New Delhi yesterday reports Reuters, aiming to stop the practice of workers entering underground conduits to unclog drains and remove waste with their bare hands.

Hundreds of protesters shouted slogans accusing the government of delaying compensation for sewer

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Singapore incentivises businesses to use smart cleaning solutions

24th of September 2018
Singapore incentivises businesses to use smart cleaning solutions

Building owners and businesses in Singapore are being offered a grant to persuade them to use tools and technologies that mechanise the tasks of cleaning and waste management.

The sum of $30 million is being put aside for companies to tap into in order to offset the costs of autonomous floor cleaners and smart litter bins.

The offer of a grant

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Cleaners in Kent may get 'essential worker' status

21st of September 2018
Cleaners in Kent may get 'essential worker' status

Cleaners in Kent in the south of England may be given "essential worker" status meaning they would rank alongside teachers and soldiers for priority affordable housing.

The new definition is being discussed by members of Sevenoaks District Council's housing advisory committee as a result of a shortage of cleaners in the area.

Other private

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Clean hands are good for wellbeing and business, says study

19th of September 2018
Clean hands are good for wellbeing and business, says study

Hand washing does not only protect us against disease - it can also bring happiness, wellbeing and business gains.

That's according to a new study commissioned by Tork manufacturer Essity in the run-up to Global Handwashing Day on October 15.

The study, which polled more than 3,000 people in six countries, revealed 40 per cent of full-time

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Seoul to check public toilets daily for hidden cameras

19th of September 2018
Seoul to check public toilets daily for hidden cameras

Authorities in theSouth Korean capital, Seoul, are to carry out daily checks in all public toilets for hidden cameras.

This comes as reports emerge of just how serious the problem of secret cameras in toilets and changing rooms is - more than 6,000 cases of 'spy cam porn' were reported last year.

The videos are often uploaded online without the

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