Marylebone landlord hit with £35,000 fine for fire safety breaches

Marylebone pub landlord has been hit with a £35,000 fine for breaking fire safety laws and potentially putting her customers and tenants at risk after we successfully prosecuted them. Romana Chohan, who runs The Bell House, on Bell Street, pleaded guilty…

FSF releases guidance in relation to the repeal of Local Acts

The Fire Sector Federation has released a guidance note which provides advice to those who may be considering the removal of fire safety measures that were incorporated into existing buildings under the auspices of the now repealed Local Acts. The…

Fire Protection of Rolling Stock 2015

Following the success of previous years, the Fire Protection of Rolling Stock conference is due to return for its 11th annual event, which will take place on the 18th and 19th of March 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Some of the…

Fire Watch and Industry Oversight

Just as fire safety is a concern in many aspects of our everyday lives, there are many factors that influence how individual protection systems are designed, how components are selected and how they are integrated into buildings for effective use.…

Beware Of Counterfeit Fire Detection Devices

There can be fewer product categories where the consequences of using counterfeit goods can be as potentially catastrophic as that of fire detection equipment. Although the reported cases of imitation detectors are thankfully rare, the potential risks should never be…

The Sustainable Construction Revolution

Creating more resilient buildings is a watchword in the construction industry. Organisations including the influential Rockefeller Foundation are taking a lead in the debate around how we create cities for the future that can cope with climate change and consume…

New Temperature Initiation Linear Heat Detection

PROTECTOWIRE FIRESYSTEMS has announced the release of an advanced product line of linear heat detectors utilizing confirmed temperature initiation (CTI) sensing technology. This patented technology reaffirms the company’s tradition of developing advanced and innovative fire detection products. Utilizing the thermoelectric…

A New, Revolutionary Fire Extinguishing Agent

Dupré Minerals’ AVD (Aqueous Vermiculite Dispersion) is a revolutionary fire extinguishing agent designed for flammable metal fires, specifically Magnesium powder and Magnesium swarf. It offers significantly superior performance across the flammable metal range and has key benefits over existing solutions.…

Breaking News – MDM Publishing appoint new Editor for APF magazine

MDM Publishing Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Bibby as Editor of Asia Pacific Fire (APF) Magazine. Neil will take up his new role with effect from January 1st 2015. Neil’s background is in the management of…

Fire Protection Market Worth $66.56 Billion by 2018

A recent report published by Markets and Markets, a global market research and consulting company based in the USA, has forecast that the fire protection systems market will grow from US$34.74 billion in 2013 to US$66.56 billion in 2018, representing…

E2S demos SIL 2 horn and strobe capability at Intersec 2015, 18 – 20 January

E2S Warning Signals, the leading independent audible and visible warning device manufacturer, is using Intersec Dubai, 18 – 20 January 2015, to showcase its new fault monitoring and SIL 2 capability. Safety Integrity Level, SIL, is a measure of safety…

Europe must tackle fire safety flaws says new White Paper

EUROPE MUST TACKLE FATAL FIRE SAFETY FLAWS 4,000 people are killed every year by fire says new White Paper Brussels, 2 December: More than 4,000 people are killed by fire every year in Europe and improved EU-wide building fire safety…

Multi-agent Research into False Alarms

BRE Global has partnered with the Association of British Insurers (ABI), British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE), the CBRE Group, CS Todd & Associates Ltd, the Fire Industry Association (FIA), Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service…

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