Leading Kosovo Bank Selects Advanced Protection for New HQ

One of the leading banks in Europe’s newest nation has selected industry-leading Advanced fire systems to protect its new headquarters. The purpose-built HQ of NLB Bank in Pristina, Kosovo is a landmark building in the heart of the Kosovar capital,…

“Project Holiday” works to educate the public about potential fire risks during holiday season

Festive celebrations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this celebratory time of year into a devastating one. To help everyone safely enjoy the holiday season,…

Industry research highlights significant improvements in life safety maintenance across Europe

New research from Hochiki Europe shows improvements in building owners and managers’ knowledge of maintenance requirements for life safety systems. A 2016 study of European Installers carried out by the leading life safety solutions manufacturer found that the number of…

Safety tips regarding indoor Christmas trees

Christmas tree safety produced by the Professional Firefighters of Nevada – the video provides safety tips regarding indoor Christmas trees in an effort to prevent home fires during the holiday season. For more information, go to www.pffn.org

Drummond School gets a lesson in life safety from Honeywell Morley-IAS

Located in the historic Scottish city of Inverness, the Drummond School is a purpose built educational facility for those with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. With a capacity for over 90 pupils in 20 classes, it has provision for…

3M helps customers meet new Montreal Protocol requirements

Global agreement impacts use of HFC-based fire suppression systems and is expected to prompt even faster transition to alternatives 3M, the science-based technology company, has announced its support for the latest update to the Montreal Protocol agreement, which directly impacts…

Hochiki Europe increases presence in African market

Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, has invested in its African sales team and infrastructure, to capitalise on the rapidly expanding economy. Martyn Hanks has joined Hochiki Europe to lead sales across Africa. Driven by the economic…

In response to the USA’s recent deadly fires, NFPA encourages personal responsibility for safety in public buildings

The fires that occurred this past week in Oakland, Calif., Cambridge, Mass., and Gatlinburg, Tenn., reinforce that fires can happen anywhere, anytime and with deadly consequences. As people enter public places this holiday season, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)…

Fire Eater win prestigious contracts with Kuwaiti Partners to install Fire Eater INERGEN® systems at different projects for Kuwait Oil Company

Manifold Group Trunkline (MGT) – this lump-sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project, valued at approximately US$780 million, is integral to KOC’s plans to increase and maintain crude production over the next five years. Three new gathering centers (GCs), which…

ATEX/IECEx approved high output portable floodlight for hazardous area use

Lumenox has announced its new LPX6 explosion proof ATEX/IECEx approved high output LED portable floodlight, lumenox.co.uk/lpx6, suitable for providing temporary portable lighting in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 gas and dust environments in oil and gas, petrochemical, aviation, marine,…

BAFSA, FIA and IWMA to hold 2nd Water Mist Event in the UK

Again, the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA), the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) have joined forces to organize the “2nd UK Water Mist Seminar”. The event will take place at BRE in Watford…

Cable manufacturers will be left out in the cold without CE marking, says BRE Global

BRE Global turns up heat on cable CE marking as July 2017 deadline looms. Manufacturers risk losing out on trade opportunities with Europe without appropriate CE marking for their cable products, says BRE Global, the UK leader in fire, security…

Group Editor appointed to the MDM Team

The Directors of MDM Publishing Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of Duncan White to the role of Group Editor. When announcing the appointment Dave Staddon, Director of MDM Publishing Ltd said, ‘As publishers of International Fire Fighter; International…

New Date for 17th International Water Mist Conference

Due to a clash of dates with another Italian fire safety event, IWMA today announced that it will move its 17th International Water Mist Conference from September to October 2017. The new dates now are: 25th and 26th October 2017.…

Advanced’s Fire Panels Nominated for Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Award

Advanced’s MxPro 5 fire panel range has been nominated for the Tomorrow’s Health and Safety Awards 2017. “We’re delighted to be nominated for this award for the second year in a row,” commented Aston Bowles, Advanced’s Marketing Manager. “MxPro 5…

FST prevents potential disaster

Members of staff at a South Yorkshire Mental Healthcare Unit have prevented a potential disaster by using one of their new Fire Suppression Tools (FSTs). Less than two months after taking delivery of them, and receiving full training in their…

Sherwin-Williams scoops major industry award

Leading coatings manufacturer Sherwin-Williams has scooped a major industry award for Sustainable Innovation in developing a breakthrough product for asset protection in harsh environments. The company won the British Coatings Federation Award for its development of Dura-Plate 301W, a new…

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The law of unintended consequences

It’s a well-established phenomenon that legislation, technical advances and major decisions are often found to produce negative, unforeseen consequences. The best examples are often found in decisions taken without studying all the facts. For example, during China’s Cultural Revolution, the…

A plan of action

In the September issue of IFP, the ASFP outlined the lessons learned from its interactive question time event, held during Firex International in London earlier this year. This well-attended event, entitled ‘A Question of Safety’, consisted of a panel of…

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