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Thomastown Depot Celebrates the Graduation of its First Horticulture Apprentice

“Education is power, knowledge is wealth,” Dr T.P. Chia once said. Knowledge is one of UMS’s values and a part of our RISK-FREE values acronym. Through continuous encouragement and advocacy for building and sharing knowledge amongst staff, we are able to consistently apply best practice to the jobs at hand. That’s why we are known …

A Second Life For Puhoi Barn

In May, the dilapidated barn at Puhoi Pioneers Memorial Park was deconstructed by a subcontractor of UMS New Zealand for safety reasons. To meet the Auckland Council new strategy to drastically reduce construction waste, UMS subcontracted the project to TROW Group, a firm specialising in diverting construction waste materials from landfill to communities. This ensures …

Daniel Sacco Presented at Park & Leisure Australia’s Sports Surfaces Seminar

UMS is pleased to report that Daniel Sacco, Account Manager, was invited by Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) VIC/TAS to deliver a presentation on sports field maintenance at the Sports Surfaces Seminar. This one-day seminar is designed for local government staff responsible for the planning, allocation, programming and design of sports surfaces. As a thought …

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 …

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 …

UMS Sponsors Symphony Under the Stars

The most exciting music event of the Sydney Festival has returned – Symphony Under the Stars. 2018 marked the 32nd time the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has performed for its locals. This outdoor concert was the biggest concert yet for Western Sydney. As a part of UMS’ longstanding relationship with Parramatta Park and Western Sydney Parklands …