This morning, just six months after unveiling the third-generation iPad, Apple unveiled the long-rumoured iPad mini along with a fourth-generation of the standard model. Despite the 100 million iPads Apple sold in just 2.5 years, Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “we’re not taking our foot off the gas”.
Facility Management is proud to present its Annual Software Guide for 2013, offering readers the most comprehensive overview of software products and suppliers in Australasia’s facilities management sector.
High rise building managers, owners corporations and residents can reduce power bills in their blocks by up to 30 percent under a new program specially tailored for apartment living that was launched in Melbourne last night.
How activity-based working will alter facilities managers’ role is explained by LUC KAMPERMAN and SHEILA ZAUTSEN from Veldhoen + Company.
Lend Lease has announced it is restructuring its Australian construction and infrastructure business, through the consolidation of its Abigroup, Baulderstone, Project Management & Construction and Infrastructure Services businesses.
Ten strategies to maximise workspace utilisation are shared by PAT GOEPEL of Asure Software.
After a two-year pilot period, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has released the Green Star – Public Building v1 rating tool.
Mould inspection guidelines are shared, and the mould assessment and grading process is explained by DR HEIKE NEUMEISTER-KEMP, DR PETER KEMP, CEDRIC CHEONG and KEVIN WHITE from Mycologia.
Technological advancements are changing the definition of the workplace, but Australia seems to be slow on the uptake when it comes to teleworking, according to a white paper by Hays that stresses the importance of employers ensuring their staff achieve work/life balance, particularly due to portable technology bringing work into their personal lives.
A guide to water heater maintenance is provided by DAVID MICALLEF from Rheem.
What measures can be taken to prevent rodent infestation, what are the danger signs to look out for and what steps should be taken if infestation occurs?
Standards Australia has completed work on the first Australian Standard dealing explicitly with the management of risks associated with climate change for communities and infrastructure.
Strata property maintenance in Western Australia is a minefield of litigation just waiting to explode, according to SHANNON DANIELS of Triumphant Property Services.
The Selector Best New Product Award winners were revealed at DesignBUILD.
KEVIN LOWE from Campbelltown City Council shares his experiences of mentoring staff and younger board members over the years, and offers some advice for successful staff development.
Insight into global workforce trends and best practices, and recommendations on workforce strategies that can be employed to improve competitiveness are provided in a white paper by KRONOS.
EWAN MORTON, director at Morton and Morton, stands up for owners committees and shares what makes a good owners committee.
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