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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 …

Bells Are Ringing at UMS

“We are extremely proud to announce that the City of Casey has awarded UMS the right to deliver their Graffiti Removal Services contract for the next 3 years, effective from the 1st August this year,” announced Tim Killworth, Executive Manager of Graffiti Management. We welcome Joshua Nixon and David Toa as our full-time graffiti removalists, …

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 …

UMS Provides Pro Bono Maintenance Services for Caitlin’s Retreat

UMS’s Executive Chairman, Campbell Walker, has always been passionate about supporting and giving back to the local community. Mr Walker’s altruism can be seen in UMS’s continuous support in Caitlin’s Retreat for the past ten years where staff continuously provide pro bono maintenance services for its respite facility. Caitlin’s Retreat is an inspirational getaway located …

Hobsons Bay Community Fund Golf Day

In late March, UMS had the opportunity to become a Golf Hole Sponsor for the Hobsons Bay Community Fund Golf Day at the Kooringal Golf Club. This is an annual fundraising event that contributes to solving local challenges or create opportunities that help to build a fair, inclusive and vibrant community. The event was very successful, …

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 …

How Do You Remove Graffiti From 126 Years Old Sydney Park Brick Kilns?

Did you know the Sydney Park kilns were built in 1893? The Sydney Park kilns in St Peters are an industrial heritage that holds cultural and historical importance for the city. UMS is proud to have delivered Graffiti Maintenance works for the City of Sydney at Sydney Park. Our customer was highly satisfied with our …

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 …