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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 as well as we treat our clients. We don’t …

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 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 its …

Symphony Under the Stars

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. This free concert is always one of the most anticipated events …

Merry Christmas from the team at UMS

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 Executive team we hope …

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

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation announce 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, UMS is proud to have played such a significant role in looking after the Parks Infrastructure …

Western Sydney Parklands Food Fest

This year 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 the waste and …

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

Recently 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 no kill movement …

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 …

20 Years with UMS

Most of us can remember receiving our 1, 3 or 5 years of service award at an organisation. But, last week we celebrate a very special milestone as Greg Spiers celebrated 20 years with UMS! The service award was presented by UMS’ CEO Patrick Flannnigan. Greg began with UMS in our humble beginnings. And we …

Victoria Gardens Sunken Oval

Victoria Gardens sunken 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 …