National approvals for CE marked products a barrier to trade says EAPFP

The European Association for Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) has declared additional national approvals for CE-marked construction products are a clear barrier to trade and contravene European law. The move comes following the introduction in Germany of an additional national approval…

ASFP offers free seminar at Fire Safety Scotland

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is hosting a free breakfast seminar session on Thursday 4 May in the Fire & Evacuation Theatre at Fire Safety Scotland at the SECC Glasgow on 3-4 May 2017. Starting with a breakfast roll at…

Superb Refurb! Top Barchester home opts for Quantec

A leading Barchester Healthcare home has selected C-TEC’s innovative Quantec addressable call system. Located in the heart of Chichester, Marriott House and Lodge is set in a village-style community designed to promote independence within a safe and caring environment. Amida Fire, the Hertfordshire-based…

Last chance to register for Hazmat 2017!

Join emergency service professionals from across the world and earn CPD credits at Hazmat 2017. Hazmat is the premier hazardous material incident handling conference and is on the 24 – 25 May, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Attendees…

Notifier takes up residence at Elmbridge Village

As one of the UK’s most prestigious locations for retirees, Elmbridge Village boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities for high quality living. To keep residents, guests and other visitors safe, fire detection technology from Notifier by Honeywell has been specified…

Apollo Fire Detectors specified for innovative Bulgarian project

Nearly 500 devices from the Apollo Fire Detectors XP95 range have been specified for a new innovative office, meeting and leisure development in Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia. The Collider Activity Center is located within the Mladost area on the…

Firetrace announces family of UNECE R107 approved systems

Global fire suppression manufacturer Firetrace International can now offer an entire family of UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) R107 approved systems for buses and coaches. A significant development for the bus industry, this complete collection of systems affords…

Kentec’s intelligence and innovation in the spotlight at this year’s Firex International

Kentec Stand E125 at Firex International, 20-22 June 2017, Excel London Life Safety System Specialists Kentec will be highlighting intelligence and innovation across their sector leading ranges of EN, UL & FM, Marine, Analogue, Conventional & Extinguishant ranges of Fire Control Panel Solutions, at this year’s Firex International. As well as…

Fire rated sealing system tested for rodent resistance

Beele Engineering’s NOFIRNO system has been tested for rodent resistance by a public transportation company, with positive results. A number of solutions were tested during the research. The NOFIRNO rodent resistance consists of filler sleeves and a sealing kit which,…

Firehawk Alarms Ranked No. 1

Firehawk Alarms, by Fireblitz are pleased to announce they have been successful in winning inclusion onto the new West Midlands Fire Service Procurement Framework Agreement for the Supply of Smoke alarms, Hard of Hearing alarms and other associated products. This…

C-TEC’s Sister Company Signs Exclusive Voice Alarm Distribution Deal

C-TEC’s sister company, SigNET, has been appointed the exclusive UK distributor of RCF’s innovative new range of EN54-16 and EN54-24 certified digital voice alarm systems. Two solutions are available: the DXT 3000 and the DXT 9000. Designed for wall mounting, the DXT 3000 is…

ASD focus for Patol at Firex

Patol will be returning to Firex International1 with Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) and the wide range of applications for which it is ideally suited very much the focus of attention. Exhibiting on Stand C125 at the three day show, Patol…

HFC-based clean fire extinguishing agents: Implications of recent legislation

Since the publication of our article Update on Environmental Regulations and the HFC-based Clean Fire Extinguishing Agents in the September 2015 issue of International Fire Protection, new environmental regulations have been introduced. In this article, we discuss the implications in…

Victaulic Introduces FireLockTM Installation-Ready™ Fittings

Combining the simplicity of the FireLock EZ™ Rigid Coupling – Style 009N, with the convenience of a single-unit design solution, Victaulic FireLock Installation-Ready Fittings provide fast, easy pipe connections with no need to disassemble. Standard grooved pipe and accessories are…

Exova Warringtonfire Ghent laboratory doubles capacity

Specialist fire testing provider, Exova Warringtonfire, has more than doubled capacity at its Ghent laboratory in response to increased customer demand. The €150,000 investment has seen its modular building facility expand from 300m² to 750m², creating more space for preparation…

Henan Province Civil Air Defence Visits the FIA

Engaging with external organisations comprises a vital element of the work that the Export Council carries out. Domestically, we liaise with the Department of International Trade, the Home Office and the Cabinet Office and are active on the Joint International…

C-TEC exhibiting at ISEC and Fire Safety Scotland

C-TEC is exhibiting at two exciting regional industry shows. First up is ISEC, Ireland’s Security and Fire Expo (26-27 April). Hosted at the Citywest Conference in Dublin, ISEC is Ireland’s dedicated event for the Irish fire and security industry. Visit Stand D8 to see C-TEC’s new…

Fire Sprinkler Warsaw 2017

The European Fire Sprinkler Network (EFSN), in cooperation with the Polish Scientific and Research Centre for Fire Protection (CNBOP) are delighted to welcome you to Warsaw 2017, a one-day conference and exhibition dedicated to water-based fire protection systems. Held in…

IWMA wins CV Magazine’s 2017 Health & Safety Award

Now it is official! The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has won CV Magazine’s 2017 Health & Safety Award. IWMA has been named “Best Fire Suppression Technology Advocacy – Germany and has received the “Award for Excellence in Sustainable Safety…

Hotelier with ‘cavalier attitude’ towards safety fined £60K

Mr Gurnam Singh Rai, the leaseholder and current operator of the International Hotel in Derby, has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment, fined a total of £40,000, and ordered to pay costs of £20,000. Mr Rai pleaded guilty to 4…

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