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They’ve done it! South Georgia declared rodent free They’ve done it! South Georgia declared rodent free
At a press conference held on 8 May in central London, the Antarctic island of South Georgia was officially declared to be rodent free. This is a position it was in originally, two centuries ago, before the invasion of escapee rodents from the sealers’ and whalers’ ships that set up business there.
 
Launch of Pests in Houses Great and Small Launch of Pests in Houses Great and Small
The great and the good from the world of heritage conservation gathered in London on the evening of 27 April 2018 to celebrate the publication of English Heritage’s latest title: Pests In Houses Great & Small.
 
Record numbers attend Benelux Pest 2018 Record numbers attend Benelux Pest 2018
Held every other year, this leading event for the Benelux market was held on 25 April in the NH Conference Centre Koningshof at Veldhoven, the Netherlands. It was the second time this one day event was held at this easy to reach location near Eindhoven.
 
NPTA chairman sells business to Rollins NPTA chairman sells business to Rollins
US-based Rollins Inc, best known by its subsidiary pest control brand of Orkin, has made another major UK acquisition purchasing The Guardian Group; the business built by the National Pest Technicians Association’s (NPTA) chairman, Adam Hawley.
 
Two pest companies honoured in Queen’s Awards 2018 Two pest companies honoured in Queen’s Awards 2018
Being awarded a Queen’s Award is a feather in the cap for any business. So it is good news that two companies operating within the professional pest control sector both achieved this accolade this year – Rentokil Initial and Russell IPM.
 
Time to register for Global Summit Time to register for Global Summit
The third Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety will be held in Portugal 4-6 June 2018. And, it’s the place to be this June, says the President of Confederation of European Pest Management associations (CEPA) and UK pest management professional, Henry Mott.
 
Pest control goes to Turkey Pest control goes to Turkey
The IV International Biocidal Congress was held at the Susesi Luxury Resort in Antalya in Turkey between 25-29 March 2018. It was judged a great success with around 700 participants, 22 speakers and over 70 technical reports from around the world.
 


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