Nittan to preview new products at FIREX 2018

Nittan Europe – a leading manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products – will be exhibiting its foremost products from the class leading Evolution range, along with previewing a number of new additions, at FIREX International 2018 at London’s ExCeL 19th-21st June. Nittan’s bright, spacious new stand, located in a new central location at this year’s FIREX,…

ASFP offers support for Hackitt recommendations

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, which it believes offer a brave and mature approach aimed at helping to deliver a safer built environment. However, the ASFP…

FSF calls for clarity in implementation of Hackitt recommendations

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) welcomes the completion of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and its recommendations for a much needed change in the culture and regulatory environment relating to construction. However, the FSF is concerned…

Lehavot launches BusShield advanced fire protection suite in line with UNECE R107

Lehavot, a world leading innovator in the field of fire protection systems, introduces BusShield, which draws on technology developed for war zones to beat even the most testing protection regulations The tough new UNECE R107 regulations come into mandatory force…

The brightest lights at NFPA 2018

On Booth 1757 at NFPA 2018, June 11 – 14 in Las Vegas, NFPA member E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent manufacturer of audible and visual warning signals will be launching its new UL approved Division 1 and Division 2 visual…

Effective Evacuation and Swift Firefighting Actions Avert Major Fire at Newquay Hotel

An iconic hotel on the cliffs of Newquay in Cornwall was the scene of a fire that provides testimony to the value of the Fire and Rescue Service phrase ‘Prevention, Protection, Response’. The benefits of each of the three elements…

C-TEC to Sponsor Tall Building Conference at Firex

C-TEC is sponsoring the 5th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference. Billed as a must-attend event for anyone involved in designing, managing fire risk or firefighting in tall buildings, the 3-day conference will take place at London’s ExCeL alongside Firex (19-21…

Building consultancy takes its own steps to counter Hackitt Review “failings”

Building surveying, cost management, architecture and project management specialist Trident Building Consultancy has taken the decision to set its own rules regarding fire safety following what it sees as the “extraordinary failings” of the final recommendations from the Hackitt Review which were…

Avigilon Launches New UK Demo and Training Facility

Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, recently announced the opening of its new demonstration and training facility in Windsor, Berkshire to support end users and integrators. Located just steps from the historic Windsor Castle and River Thames, the new facility will provide…

Euralarm announces speaker line-up at Euralarm Symposium 2018

In the course of five years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as the most important event on significant market developments of innovative, legislative, regulatory and standardisation nature, impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. The speakers…

ROCKWOOL Unveils New Product At Firex International 2018

ROCKWOOL is pleased to announce that as the world’s largest producer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, it will be unveiling its new FirePro® DuctRock® system at Firex International 2018 at ExCeL London between 19th – 21st June. Visitors to the ROCKWOOL stand…

Fireworks display malfunction burns four spectators

The annual fireworks display at the Fred’s Pass rural community show near Darwin in the northern territory of Australia became a disaster zone when the annual fireworks display malfunctioned. One person was hospitalised, and three children treated for burns. The…

Victaulic Redefines Sprinkler Installation with First Installation-Ready™ Sprinkler

FireLock™ IGS Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and Grooved Sprinklers Now Available for Exposed Ceiling Applications Victaulic announces the fire industry’s first Installation-Ready™ sprinkler that is UL-listed and FM-approved with the launch of its FireLock™ IGS Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and…

Detectortesters new range of smoke aerosols – now available!

Following a year of change that saw new regulations and new products introduced, Detectortesters have recently confirmed that their full 2018 range of smoke aerosols is now available. Among the new products is the Solo A10s smoke aerosol.  This product…

Council adopts the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

The Council of the European Union has adopted today the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Two articles urge Member States to consider fire safety in building renovations. The amendments to the directive are a strong signal from the European Union that…

Advanced Insulation reaches milestone of fifth Queen’s Award, obtaining the ‘Innovation’ award for the third time in five years.

The Gloucester-based company has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Innovation to celebrate the creation and success of ContraFlame MS400, its lightweight insulation and fire protection product for the underdeck of an oil platform. Despite the recent recovery, the need…

Two new courses from the qualification pathway released

FIA Launches Health & Safety plus the Environmental units The Fire Industry Association is delighted to announce that two new courses are now available to book under the ‘Training’ tab of the website. This will no doubt please those who…

New High-Performance Fire Pump Range Launched By Armstrong Fluid Technology

Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the launch of a new line of high-efficiency fire pumps offering superior flow performance with lower installation and lifecycle costs, outstanding durability and ease of maintenance. Building on Armstrong’s well-established presence in the UK fire suppression market, the new…

Nexans TITANEX® Cable Range Has Evolved To Support Temperature Applications Up To 90°C

Nexans has further developed it’s TITANEX® family of H07RN-F low voltage flexible rubber cables to withstand temperatures up to 90°C at the core (for fixed and protected installations) The developments are to allow for easier installation due to increased visibility of…

Extinguishing with glass using Extover®

Extover® is a new, environmentally friendly extinguishing agent which can be used for extinguishing purposes and preventive fire protection. The small, lightweight spheres consist of foamed post-consumer recycled glass with tiny pores inside which form a closed cell structure. The granules are 100%…

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