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Building Operations’ Robo-scrubber Pilot Comes to Successful Conclusion

Building Operations and UBC alum-driven company, A&K Robotics, completed their successful three-week pilot test of A&K's robotic floor cleaning system at UBC’s Sauder School of Business in the Henry Angus Building.

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Greg Scott Joins UBC as Managing Director, Building Operations

Greg has significant experience building multi-disciplinary teams to deliver quality services and programs related to facilities operations and development.

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Robotic Auto-scrubber Joins Building Operations

Custodial Services will be piloting a robotic, self-driven auto-scrubber in May. The robot is the work of A&K Robotics, which began as a project of UBC Engineering students and is now a sought-after company developing artificial intelligence and robotics in Canada.

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UBC Building Operations prominently featured in EAB’s Facilities Communications Toolkit

Over the past three years we have made a significant investment to improve all aspects of our facilities communications, and our efforts are being noticed. 

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Nikki Gaulton: spotlight on diversity and creativity in the skilled trades

International Women’s Day is on March 8th. We hear from one of UBC’s newest journey-level steamfitters on why she chose her career path and what keeps her busy at UBC.

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