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SAFMA AGM 2009 Report
The SAFMA President, Cliff Hocking, presented his report at the SAFMA AGM on 25 November 2009.
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Services SETA November Newsletter
See the November newsletter from the Services SETA Training and Education Authority.
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Stan Mitchell receives BIFM Award for Overall FM Industry Impact
At a Gala Dinner in London the BIFM Award for Overall FM Industry Impact was presented for the first time.
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Expert Column on Pest Control
There is a serious ant infestation problem in the country
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Find the Way
By Tim Springer (Ph.D) and Steve Lockwood (CFM Foresight Associates)
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Be Prepared for the Pandemic
Being prepared is always a good thing! Our colleagues at the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) have supplied us with information, which may be of some relevance and use to SAFMA members. Also look at Pandemic Preparedness Manual

Vermiculture - a Recycling Alternative?
Separating waste might sound like the obvious thing to do, but is it? Released 23 May 2009 on African Facilities Management Online.
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SAAEs Elects New President
Hope Mashele, National Energy Manager of our NEON Department was elected as the new President of the South African Association of Energy Services Companies.
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Global FM Newsletter
Two new sponsors have come on board to support Global FM in promoting the strategic value of FM.
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Global FM Awards
The Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management is an international competition that recognises efforts by individuals or teams within the FM industry,
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Scholarship Announcement
The IFMA Foundation’s 2010 scholarships for students in ‘FM and related fields’ are now open.
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Survey on Green Rating
"How-to" guides  on a wide variety of topics associated with sustainability and the built environment.
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The Property Sector Charter Council
Presentation by Portia Tau-Sekati CEO of the Property Sector Charter Council
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PPPs to Bolster Growth
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are creating significant opportunities for growth within the South African facilities management market.
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Big game players
So, the teams are well drilled and fully prepared for whatever is thrown at them as the tournament unfolds – but we aren't just talking footballers.
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BSRIA Operation and Maintenance Benchmarking Network
A well managed building directly affects operating costs and ensures good staff health and morale, while in the long term keeping capital and revenue costs under control.
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 Strategies in FM
The development of the Action Agenda, a joint Federal Governm ent and FM industry initiative, is arguably the most important project in the Australian Facility Managem ent industry’s recent history.
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Benchmarking facilities management
Through benchmarking, business processes can be compared either within an organisation (e.g. a multinational organisation contrasts finance processes in its subsidiaries in different countries) or among different organisations.
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SAFMA Strategy 2010

The four strategic imperatives that need to be focused on in 2010, as well as the Champions responsible for their achievement are:

  • Accredited profession and membership    Champion: John Samuel
  • Development  of SAFMA    Champion: Bill Ward
  • Knowledge bank    Champion: Andre Klopper
  • Established practice     Champion: Andrew Mason

To ensure that all our goals are achieved we will need to ask members to help us with specific action points. If you have a passion for an issue and would like to get involved please let us know. We value your thoughts and suggestions on the strategy so please give us your comments.

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Global FM Resource

Global FM has a very informative Resource Centre which SAFMA members may access. Articles cover topics such as sustainability, FM now and the future, Risk Management, Innovation and much more.

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