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Temporary Fencing to the Rescue

UMS has had to deal with our fair share of hard climate conditions and winds, on projects, over the years. So, we understand the impact the elements have on temporary fencing. At UMS, we take into consideration all the conditions on site. Including the average wind velocity of the area. For high wind areas like …

Signs of Paint Degradation

In our last blog post, we suggested how you should maintain your facility’s exterior. In this blog, we will identify the signs of paint degradation and when it’s time to repaint your business’ facade. There are a number of factors that will affect when you are due to repaint. The main factors are quality of …

A testament to what it is like working for UMS

It should come as no surprise that companies that lead in employee engagement are often some of the most successful and profitable companies. Poor employee engagement means turnover, low morale, poor customer service, and a general blow to your bottom line. At UMS we treat our employees just as well as we treat our clients. We …

UMS announces the formation of its New Zealand Advisory Board

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) announced that it has formed an Advisory Board to assist in strengthening the company’s current commitment (Auckland Council Total Facilities Contract) and identifying means to capitalise on future growth opportunities across New Zealand. Among other matters, the Advisory Board will provide local counsel with respect to the Company’s corporate governance over …

Symphony Under the Stars – Sydney Festival

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) is continuing their long-standing collaboration with one of the most well-loved Sydney Festival events to Parramatta – Symphony Under the Stars! UMS will be managing the waste and clean-up of the amenities – ensuring a clean and pleasant environment for all to enjoy. UMS sponsored Symphony Under the Stars 2018 This …

Merry Christmas from the team at UMS

Merry Christmas to all! It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is almost here. The year has passed so quickly with much achieved over the past 12 months. With the festive season upon us, we turn our thoughts to family, celebrations, eating, drinking and perhaps travel. On behalf of the Board and …

#AUSGP goes back-to-back at RACV Victorian Tourism Awards!

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation announced the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix has won the Major Festivals and Events category at the prestigious RACV Victorian Tourism Awards for a second consecutive year. As the Australian Grand Prix’s preferred supplier, Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) is proud to have played such a significant role in looking after …

Western Sydney Parklands Food Fest

This year Urban Maintenance Sysmtes (UMS) took part in the annual Western Sydney Parklands Food Fest. This year’s home-grown theme pays tribute to the Local Heroes who grow and produce food locally in Western Sydney – some running successful family businesses for more than 20 years. UMS had five team members on site who managed …

UMS Completed Installing Specially Designed Gates at the Save-A-Dog Shelter

Recently Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) completed installing specially designed and tailored stainless-steel gates at the Save-A-Dog shelter. This was an incredibly rewarding project to work on. The Save-A-Dog Scheme is a Malvern, Victoria, community-based non-for-profit animal welfare organisation. They save and re-home hundreds of dogs and cats every year and are also a leader of the …

Graffiti Removal Day

Sunday 29th October was Annual Graffiti Removal Day. Locals from all over NSW got involved in “Love Where We Live” by volunteering to help remove graffiti. Graffiti vandals cost our state millions of dollars each year. It effects local businesses, households, the NSW Government and Local Councils. This is money which could be invested into …