With a newly elected and ‘re-energised’ committee, along with member engagement initiatives planned for the coming year, the Victorian Building Service Contractors Association of Australia (BSCAA) believes it’s a new era for the association, from which its members will only benefit.
It’s a new era for the BSCAA Victoria with a ‘re-energised’ committee and member engagement initiatives
With a newly elected and 're-energised' committee, along with member engagement initiatives planned for the coming year, the Victorian Building Service Contractors Association of Australia (BSCAA) believes it’s a new era for the association, from which its members will only ...
Training, employee induction, waste recycling savings and an insight into new technology discussed at the last WFBSC 2014 Congress. Those were the main topics covered at an 'information-fest' delivered at a recent Building Service Contractors Association of Australia (BSCAA) NSW ...
Melbourne commercial cleaning company CMC Property Services has raised more than $90,000 for its charity partner Very Special Kids at its 20th anniversary birthday gala evening that took place on Saturday 23 August in Malvern (Victoria).
The NSW branch of the Specialised Cleaning and Restoration Industry Association (SCRIA) gathered together under the leadership of NSW president Penny Tralau for its first 'revival' event in hope of encouraging members to become more involved.
The laundry and dry cleaning show, Twin Clean Showcase, filled a hall at the Australian Technology Park (Sydney) with steam and the whirring sound of commercial and industrial washers on constant cycles as exhibitors demonstrated their goods and services. Held ...
The growing success of ISS New Zealand has earned it the title of 'New Zealand Facilities Management Company of the Year' at the annual Frost & Sullivan New Zealand Best Practices Awards, announced late August.
RapidClean's September Specials
RapidClean has released its Specials Catalogue for September 2014 containing discounted prices on quality cleaning products. Download your free copy now! The RapidClean Specials Catalogue features a wide variety of products ranging from cleaning solutions, floor polishers, sweepers, vacuum cleaners, garbage bags, trolleys, microfiber cloths, toilet paper, blowers, and a lot more right down to…
New award-winning battery burnishers from Tennant
Tennant has recently added the award-winning B5 and B7 battery-powered walk-behind burnishers to its family of disc machines, designed to scrub and polish almost any floor, including uneven surfaces. The B5 burnisher was also awarded a 2014 Bronze IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards) winner. This award recognises design excellence in products, design, strategy and research.…
Fila tilecare products available now
Italy’s top tilecare products available in Australia When choosing a product to clean marble, it makes sense to look to the home of marble – Italy. And now we are pleased to announce that Italy’s top range of stone- and tile-care products are available in Australia. The Fila surface solutions range includes products to clean,…
You can always rely on the Butler!
A big vacuum with a large capacity! This unit is sturdy, reliable, lightweight and easy to manoeuvre. It’s so versatile it suits a huge range of uses including general cleaning, hotels, motels, accommodations, schools, offices, hospitals, homes and so much more. A customer’s favourite, Cleanstar pride themselves on their quality and reliability, allowing you to…
GHIBLI T1 Backpack gets an upgrade!
Cleanstar have taken the lightest, quietest and most powerful backpack vacuum on the market, and with your feedback, made it even better! The new and improved GHIBLI T1 Backpack vacuum cleaner comes equipped equipped with a range of new features including left and right hand lid, improved airtight cloth filter bag, enhanced cable restraint assembly…
Latest INCLEAN magazine contains wealth of information for service providers
July/August 2014 INCLEAN magazine The July/August INCLEAN magazine contains a wealth of information for both contract and in-house service providers and distributor/re-sellers. This issue carries two specific focuses, human resources and education. However, the strongest content pertains to international event coverage including ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam, World Federation of Building Service Contractors’ Congress (New York City) and…
Exhibition bookings and organisational planning are well advanced for one of Europe’s leading, and Italy’s most important cleaning event, Pulire 2015. Positioned as The Smart Show, the exhibitor and visitor-friendly software debuted in 2013 has been further enhanced to make this an even more productive exhibition.
It is with great sadness we advise the passing of John Clohessy on Saturday the 27 September after a three year battle with cancer, a fight fought well and unknown to many.
According to a recent post on the United Voice’s website, ‘The MCC (Melbourne Cricket Club) has reminded ISS of their obligations under the current contract and we (United Voice) have advised that ISS must ensure that all of their employment obligations are met.
Training, employee induction, waste recycling savings and an insight into new technology discussed at the last WFBSC 2014 Congress. Those were the main topics covered at an ‘information-fest’ delivered at a recent Building Service Contractors Association of Australia (BSCAA) NSW branch members and suppliers meeting.
The Building Service Contractors Association of Australia’s (BSCAA) recently released online Green Cleaning course has been well received ‘with rousing interest from all corners of the cleaning industry, from contractors, in-house cleaning and housekeeping operations, healthcare and aged care.’
RapidClean’s 2014 conference reflected a year of success, growth and for many, a few major business goals scored – and this theme echoed throughout the entire conference. Held over two days from 19 to 20 September, members of the Rapid Group along with 23 of the 26 preferred suppliers, came together at Heritage Queenstown, NZ.
The September/October INCLEAN magazine contains a wealth of information for both contract and in-house service providers and distributor/re-sellers. This issue carries two specific focuses, sustainability and the AUSCLEAN Expo directory.
With just six months to go until The Cleaning Show opens its doors, the organiser has revealed that virtually all stand space has been reserved, with new companies signing up and existing exhibitors extending their space allocation.
An examination by the UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has revealed that some employers in the commercial cleaning industry are failing to meet their responsibilities to their staff in relation to pay, holiday or sick leave and dealing with their concerns. Many cleaners feel that their employer, client firms and the public do not treat them with the dignity and respect everyone should expect, states a EHRC press release.
Prompted by a statement (12 September) by United Voice (UV) that ‘Contractors working at the Melbourne Cricket Ground are systematically cheating cleaners by paying them up to $16 an hour less than their legal pay and insisting they complete unpaid work’, prime contractor ISS is investigating the Union’s claims.
Blending both practical hands-on and more theoretical management sessions, AUSCLEAN 2014 will deliver the latest, vital, hygiene intelligence for both contracted service providers and in-house teams.