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AEI Cables sends out message on Category 3 Control fire performance cables

Specialist AEI Cables has sent out a message to the supply chain highlighting the need to use only approved cabling in critical signal and control equipment following the announcement of a revised version of the Code of Practice covering these…

Advanced appoints Amanda Hope as UK Fire Business Development Manager

Fire-protection solutions company Advanced has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors. Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire-protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the…

Hyfire appoints Tom Crane as Business Unit Director

Global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader, Hyfire, a Halma plc company, has appointed Tom Crane as Business Unit Director, responsible for overseeing future growth of the business and managing its nationwide sales team in the UK and Ireland. Tom,…

New report shows huge concern for fire-safety compliance in the workplace

JLA’s 2021 Fire Safety Accountability Report has revealed that over 60% of people responsible for fire safety in the workplace or commercial believe they could be doing more to ensure the building is fire safe. The findings show that 10%…

Firex International launches connect 2021 online event

FIREX International, Europe’s largest gathering of security professionals, is launching FIREX International Connect 2021, which will take place online throughout June. The virtual event is a unique opportunity for buyers to browse solution providers and products on the innovative online…

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV domestic fire system elevates protection at new apartment block

Hush ActiV, C-TEC’s innovative new BS 5839-6 domestic fire-alarm system, is providing first-class fire protection at a luxury apartment block in Bolton. Set in stunning landscaped gardens in Horwich, a small town on the edge of the West Pennine Moors,…

Fire Safety Forum 2021 online event: Global Approach to Fire & Life Safety

The Fire Safety Forum, presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers GCC UAE Branch, is launching six weeks of virtual international best-practice conferences running from 3 March to 7 April 2021. Taking up the Forum’s theme ‘A Global Approach to…

Fire Department Service Announcement: Bulletin #11 – FAA and DoD action in AFFF, February 19, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 requires the conversion from AFFF to fluorine-free firefighting foams by October 4, 2021. The Department of Defense (DoD) must, according to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), complete conversion to fluorine-free…

Perseverance on Mars: Gore facilitates successful Mars Rover landing

W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) joined countless scientists and space-exploration enthusiasts in celebrating the successful landing of the Mars 2020 Mission’s Perseverance Rover on the Red Planet. Today’s development follows a successful launch last July from Cape Canaveral Air Force…

FPA launches ‘Assembly Point’ – a brand new podcast on fire safety in the UK

The UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), is today launching a brand-new monthly podcast analysing the important issues surrounding fire safety in the UK. The podcast, Assembly Point, will be a place where those shaping fire…

Victaulic acquires manufacturing facility

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining, fire-protection and flow-control solutions has purchased a 220,000 square foot Waupaca manufacturing plant in Lawrenceville, PA. When operating at full capacity, the facility will increase Victaulic’s foundry production capacity by 70% in…

Innovative fire-safety company wins national award

An innovative fire-safety manufacturer has been honoured with a major national award for its groundbreaking work. British engineering firm Plumis, whose clients include a range of local authorities and housing associations, took gold in the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category…

Innovations in Oil and Gas: Equipment, Technologies, Global Trends – get the free-to-download report

Vostock Capital (www.vostockcapital.com) is conducting a global research devoted to Innovations in Oil and Gas: Equipment, Technologies, Global Trends, which will feature: The most innovative region of the world in terms of O&G industry development Latest trends for further evolution…

Wildfire Log: a wildfire recording tool from Moors for the Future Partnership

Moors for the Future Partnership, in partnership with Dorset County Council and Natural England, have developed a tool that can be used by multiple organisations and individuals to input wildfire data into a single database. Called the Wildfire Log, the…

Radix announces new Duralife II dual-rated CI/CIC ethernet cables

Radix Wire & Cable is pleased to announce the addition of the DuraLife II dual-rated CIC/CI ethernet FPLR cables to the Fire Protection product line. Certified to the harsh requirements of the UL 2196 Test for Fire Resistive Cables, the…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in October 2021

Hamburg, 15 February 2021. The  International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2021 (the 20th International Water Mist Conference 2021) will take place on 27 and 28 October 2021. The venue will remain unchanged: Warsaw, Poland, Regent Warsaw…

TFT releases new Radius monitor

Valparaiso, IN, USA: The new TFT RADIUS is an easy-to-install, deck-mounted monitor that elevates above the top-mounted equipment to get the stream where it counts. The above-deck mounting is ideal for apparatus where below-deck extension tubes do not fit. The…

SNOC launches gas storage project

Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) has announced the start-up of its new gas storage project. This follows a small-scale pilot phase using existing infrastructure that has been running since early 2017. The first gas was introduced to the project on…

You are invited to join the NFPA Facebook Live event – Outthink Wildfire

This is a new initiative aimed at significantly lowering community wildfire risk by 2050. In recent years, the United States has suffered a relentless tally of losses due to wildfire, a trend that experts predict will only continue to grow.…

Raising fire-safety standards in social housing through connected technology

With the fire-cladding crisis making headline news, industry experts are looking at the role of technology to improve fire-safety standards today, and in the future. In response to evidence heard at the Grenfell Inquiry, the government’s White Paper1 on social…

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