Irish Rail spends €350,000 cleaning graffiti off trains in 2015

1st of February 2016

Irish Rail spent €350,000 removing graffiti from trains in 2015, with latest figures showing a significant surge in the problem.

The company recorded 172 instances of graffiti in the Dublin suburban region in 2015 compared to 57 in 2014. Vandalism - targeted damage of property - also increased, going from 35 instances in 2014 to 79 last

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What have the Romans ever done for us? Not public health and sanitation apparently....

29th of January 2016
What have the Romans ever done for us? Not public health and sanitation apparently....

The Romans have done a great deal for civilisation. Roads, a calendar, an alphabet, indoor plumbing - the list goes on. But it turns out some of their innovations were not so good for us after all....

A study carried out by Dr Piers Mitchell from Cambridge University’s Archaeology and Anthropology Department and published in the

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Cleaning & Support Services Association relaunches in UK

28th of January 2016

The UK contract cleaning organisation CSSA (the Cleaning & Support Services Association) is officially relaunching on February 1 after a two-year hiatus - offering 'founding member' status for companies joining before that date.

Director John Findlater said: "Becoming a re-launched CSSA ‘founding member' will resonate in the sector and

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Hospital Cleaning Trolleys Industry Global Market Research Report 2016

27th of January 2016
Hospital Cleaning Trolleys Industry Global Market Research Report 2016

The Global Hospital Cleaning Trolleys Industry 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the hospital cleaning trolleys market.

The document provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. There is also analysis on the

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US-Chile research confirms the power of copper in fighting infection

26th of January 2016
US-Chile research confirms the power of copper in fighting infection

Joint US-Chile research has confirmed copper as an additional weapon in the fight against healthcare-associated infections, demonstrating its efficacy in a major paediatric hospital where it contributed to a safer environment for vulnerable patients.

The spread of infections via frequently-touched surfaces surrounding patients is a serious concern

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The toilet you only clean once a year

25th of January 2016
The toilet you only clean once a year

An "intelligent" toilet that opens when you approach it and self-cleans with every flush has been on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

It also cleans the user with an aerated wand, which delivers warm water and warm air "from a seated position", a spokeswoman said.

Despite a $9,800 price tag, more than 40 million earlier

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