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Poland Robots replace dinner ladies

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The first fully automated canteen in Poland is to open in Sky Tower in Wrocław.

The operator Automnia claims that the self service cashless canteen serves nutritious meals, soup and juice. A computer monitors which meal sets it has in stock and estimates how many it will require before automatically ordering new deliveries which normally take place at times when food is not being served. The system, which is produced in Italy, has a refrigeration module, which will keep food chilled for a few days. Food is served after payment by normal credit or debit card or with a special card issued by Benefit Solution Group. A robot then heats the meal and serves it. The system has been installed by Work Service and it is able to cater for up to 100 office workers. It serves both one- and two course meals. Other versions of this system can serve up to 600 different dishes.

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 05 March 2021

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schedule 05 March 2021
Opr./edited by AH

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schedule 27 January 2021
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schedule 05 March 2021

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Green projects

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schedule 05 March 2021
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schedule 05 March 2021
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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 05 March 2021
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schedule 04 March 2021

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Property and Facility Management

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schedule 04 March 2021

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 04 March 2021

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 04 March 2021
Opr./edited by NN

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Warehouse & industrial

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schedule 03 March 2021
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Retail & leisure

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schedule 03 March 2021
Nathan North
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schedule 03 March 2021

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 03 March 2021

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schedule 03 March 2021
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POLAND Barbora expands into Ożarów II Logistics Centre

schedule 03 March 2021
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schedule 03 March 2021
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Eurobuild Awards

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schedule 02 March 2021
Eurobuild Conferences

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schedule 02 March 2021
Opr./edited by AH

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schedule 08 December 2020

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schedule 03 December 2020

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schedule 01 December 2020

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schedule 01 December 2020

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schedule 19 August 2020

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schedule 11 August 2020

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schedule 20 July 2020

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schedule 29 June 2020

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schedule 25 June 2020

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schedule 28 May 2020

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schedule 29 April 2020

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schedule 15 April 2020

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schedule 24 March 2020

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schedule 18 March 2020

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schedule 16 March 2020

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schedule 16 March 2020

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schedule 16 March 2020

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schedule 11 March 2020

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