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20 Year Service Award

Most of us can remember receiving our 1, 3 or 5 years of service award at a company. But, last week we celebrate a special milestone as Greg Spiers celebrated 20 years with UMS! Greg began with UMS in our humble beginnings. We know that his achievements and success over the years aren’t by accident. …

Repairing Victoria Gardens Sunken Oval

Victoria Gardens Oval has been an important part of the fabric of Melbourne and Council recognises this. The City of Stonnington commenced development works with UMS to improve the turf and enhance irrigation. Works include the installation of a new irrigation system on the sunken oval. New lawn throughout the park, re-levelling and re-turfing the …

Ready, Set, MOW!

UMS took delivery of eight John Deere 1580 Out-front Mowers for use throughout the Toru region. Three were rear discharge decks and five were side discharge decks. “These mowers outperform most other machines in their class. They’ll be a great asset in helping UMS meet the standard Auckland Council looks for.” Said Will Maber, UMS’ …

UMS’ Henderson Depot Opening

UMS is proud to announce the official opening of its 1000 square metre Henderson depot! The new depot and staff it accommodates allows UMS to offer an expanded range of facility maintenance services throughout Auckland. UMS celebrated its opening with 130 staff and guests; including key people from Auckland Council and members of the Henderson-Massey, …

DSA Employer of the Year Award 2017

The UMS Graffiti removal contract in Sydney employs 38 full time and casual staff. Working in different AM and PM shifts seven days a week, 365 days of the year. A large part of the Contract Manager’s role is to maintain staffing levels to ensure the successful delivery of the contract’s specifications for the client. …

Urban Maintenance Systems selected for Major Contract in Auckland

Australian facilities, infrastructure, and open space maintenance company, UMS – Urban Maintenance Systems, has been selected to provide Full Facilities Maintenance for Auckland Council in the Henderson-Massey, Waitakere Ranges, and Rodney areas Urban Maintenance Systems, also known as UMS, has just been awarded the revamped facilities maintenance contract for north-western region of Auckland comprising three …

Knox is keeping the grass greener… but at what cost?

Knox City Council has initiated an innovative storm water harvesting project in a bid to save their sports-fields across the municipality. But at what cost? Would you believe me if I told you it came at a whopping $5.2 million-dollar price tag? As we are faced with variable climate change there is no doubt that …

Western Chances Scholarship Award Ceremony

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) was proud to attended, as one of their sponsors, the Western Chances Scholarship Award Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of their newest scholarship recipients. Western Chances is all about transforming the lives on young people in Melbourne’s west; who are trying to overcome barriers to success. We were incredibly proud to …

UMS Sponsors at the Bathurst 12 Hour Race

A record crowd has attended the three-day, 2017 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour race this weekend. This was a great race (and opportunity) for UMS to be a part of as we saw a record crowd and the fantastic support from race fans did not disappoint! With both The IceBreak Competition Motorsports GT3R Porsche and The Walkinshaw …