News: A quick fix
Companies are seeking outsiders’ help to squeeze more out of their equipment.
Monday, 16th February 2009
Some managers,keen to get as much extra mileage as possible out of their existing equipment rather than buying costly new gear have been turning to “asset maintenance” companies, which specialise in taking over all or part of a firm’s servicing activities and then running them more efficiently. “Downturns have always been good for the maintenance-service business,” says Jari Kaija, the head of the global service arm of ABB, a Swiss-Swedish firm that is one of the biggest in the asset-maintenance field.
CRR contributes to Circular Economy report
Scaling the circular economy in Europe offers investment opportunities worth EUR320 billion, according to a new report produced by SYSTEMIQ with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and with input from the CRR.
RICS tackles the Circular Economy and Public Interest
David Fitzsimons will take part in a breakfast discussion at the ICE to answer the question: why is the Circular Economy still only a minority issue among business leaders and policy makers?
CER to open SPARK Workshop on Circular Economy
David Fitzsimons, in his capacity as director of the European Remanufacturing Council (CER), will be opening a SPARK workshop event in Cardiff on 28th March.