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UMS Wins City of Casey’s Sportsground Contract

On 3rd July 2018, UMS won the City of Casey’s sportsground contract. This marked a huge achievement for UMS because for the first time the Council had awarded the contract for all the zones. Previously, the contract was split between two providers. Since our commencement, UMS has received positive feedback from our client and Berwick Football Club on the presentation …

Daniel Sacco Appointed Sports Turf Body Victoria

We are very pleased to hear that UMS’ Account Manager, Daniel Sacco, has been welcomed by Mr Edmunds, the President of Sports Turf Association Victoria (STA). The STA Committee is made up of representatives from the various states, so it is a great privilege to have one of our staff members be a part of …

A Safer Environment for Residents at Waterstone Hill

Another proud moment for Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) horticultural team when the Committee at Waterstone Hill praised their great efforts in maintaining the parkland. UMS is pleased that the local residents can now spend time with their families in a safer environment. In the Waterstone Hill July 2018 newsletter, the team’s work was complimented, “Since …

With Great Services Come Great Satisfaction

It is well-known that Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) had a great long-standing relationship with Western Sydney Parklands Trust (WSPT). WSPT Senior Programs Officer, Mr Kapocius, thank our team for providing great ongoing Landscape and Facilities Maintenance Services to the Parklands. He said: “please pass onto your teams our thanks for their great service to help …

Why Should You Outsource Your Facility Maintenance?

Many managers may face the problem of choosing between outsourcing a Facility Maintenance (FM) provider or using in-house staff. But, when industry experts and academics were asked which one was the better choice – both agreed that outsourcing to a FM provider was the best decision in the long-run. Facilities Management is a field that …

Good Advice – Tackling Graffiti in Playspaces

We came across an informative article in Play Australia, Summer 2018 – Issue 01, written by UMS’ Executive Manager, Mike Hoy, on the safety implications of substances used for removing graffiti from playground equipment. To tackle graffiti in playspaces he advised readers that: –   The diversity of materials used in manufacturing playground equipment and the …

Why Should You Care About Building Maintenance?

Routine commercial cleaning and maintenance are more than just an appearance, it is about making sure your commercial property is well-maintained, in working order and is free from unsightly and dangerous damage. It is about fixing the problem at an early detection stage rather than leaving it until it is at a point of no …

UMS Wins Western Sydney and Parramatta Park Trust Contracts

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) announces our recent successful contract renewals with Western Sydney Parklands Trust and Parramatta Park Trust. This will be UMS’ second consecutive term and third consecutive term at both Trusts, respectively. Western Sydney Parklands Trust is Australia’s largest urban park. For the last 50 years, it has provided well-maintained facilities and open …

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 …