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Lessons from BPCA’s Midlands regional forum Lessons from BPCA’s Midlands regional forum
The BPCA regional forum rolled into Burton upon Trent last Thursday, September 6 and drew a reasonable turnout of forty or so pest professionals. Unfortunately, as is often the case, because these events are free, a number of delegates registered and then failed to turn up.
 
Thirteen times successful for Insects Limited Thirteen times successful for Insects Limited
The 13th in the biennial series of Fumigants & Pheromones Conferences was held on 12-14 June 2018 in Indianapolis, USA with global representation from 23 countries, totalling 180 attendees.
 
Impressive new factory for family firm Impressive new factory for family firm
The Portuguese plastics company, Plastdiversity, has recently completed a major investment developing new modern premises in its home town of Marinha das Ondas, about 20 minutes drive from the popular resort of Figueira da Foz on Portugal’s Atlantic coast.
 
Record turnout for Global Summit Record turnout for Global Summit
The third Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health & Food Safety, which ran from 4 to 6 June, attracted its biggest ever audience. A total of 300 attendees made their way to the Portuguese resort of Cascais, just 25 minutes around the coast from the capital, Lisbon. There were delegates from five continents – Europe, Asia, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. In total 34 countries were represented.
 
Celebrating World Pest Day at the Global Summit Celebrating World Pest Day at the Global Summit
Wednesday 6 June was the second World Pest Day; a day when pest management professionals from around the globe look to raise awareness of the vital role pest management plays in protecting public health, property and food security.
 
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.
 


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