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Donations – An Essential Guide, Part 3

By Chris Gannon, writing for GESA (Global Emergency Services Action) To see Parts 1+2 of this article on the complexity of Emergency Services donations, the various donor types, and how regulations play a role in the ecosystem, please see Part…

Promat launches new fire-rated walk-on glass flooring system

Fire-resistant glazing specialist Promat UK has developed SYSTEMGLAS Stratum, a new load-bearing walk-on-floor system designed to give architects greater creative scope when designing with integrated passive fire protection. SYSTEMGLAS Stratum combines a structural glass floor with either EI30 or EI60…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #58, Pre-Test! Independent third-party firefighting foam testing – currently available:               NFPA 18               UL 162               ICAO A, B & C               EN 1568: Parts 1–4               LASTFIRE               Total Fluorine Testing               US Forestry               MIL-SPEC There…

Experiencing means understanding: WAGNER shows live at FeuerTrutz 2022 how fire protection with oxygen reduction works

At FeuerTrutz 2022 in Nuremberg on 29 and 30 June, WAGNER will be presenting its individual fire-protection solutions, which are used worldwide in areas such as warehouses/logistics, data centres or museums and archives. Among other things, the expert relies on…

Fire safety meets style in new Liverpool Materials Lab

The construction industry is undertaking a dramatic U-turn as sustainable specification comes to the fore, with a growing ambition to build with timber. As such, from 2000 to 2020, global timber consumption has increased by 1.1% per year. While timber…

Rhino Doors appoints new Managing Director and Project Engineering Director to fuel wider business growth

Rhino Doors, the UK’s leading manufacturer of high-performance engineered doors, has made two new senior board level appointments to facilitate the continued expansion of its products and services. Jon Walter joins the company as Managing Director, with extensive experience in…

Intertek and Knauf launch qualification programme to elevate standards in the construction industry

Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has announced that it has partnered with Knauf, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of building materials, to launch a training programme for contractors, installers and professionals. The programme is the…

Security Essen wins back Telenot and dormakaba as exhibitors

On-site events are important for top players in the security sector, and Security Essen is strengthening its position as an important on-site event and business platform for the security industry. After Honeywell, Telenot and dormakaba are now also returning to…

Kentec celebrates the success of the KIP partner scheme on its third birthday at Firex

Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, is celebrating the third anniversary of its Kentec Installation Programme (KIP) at this year’s Firex. With more than 200 installers now registered, across 19 countries, the company will take the opportunity…

Hyfire rings the changes to drive wireless growth

Global wireless fire detection and alarm devices leader Hyfire has unveiled a raft of changes to its UK team as it seeks to build on unprecedented growth in the wireless sector due to evolving fire regulations, increased demand on installers…

Intelligent Fire Detection from Hochiki replaces waking watch scheme in North London borough high-rise apartments

Ekho, the newest hybrid wireless fire-detection solution from Hochiki, leading global life-safety manufacturer, has been installed in six blocks of apartment buildings for North London borough to help improve fire detection. EN54-25 approved and RED compliant, Ekho uses the latest…

Creative start-ups for and from the blue light scene

With a wealth of ideas, companies are constantly developing new, interesting services and products in the area of emergency response. At INTERSCHUTZ, young start-ups will be presenting themselves at a large joint booth (hall 16/F48) from June 20 to 25.…

Fire Safety Act enforcement signals vital change for duty holder responsibility, states Bureau Veritas

Enforcement of the Fire Safety Act 2021 (introduced on 16 May 2022) has finally opened the way for the government to begin the process of regulating the strengthened Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO), signalling several important changes for…

Perimeter Solutions names industry veteran Jeff Emery President of Global Fire Safety

Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, announced today that it has named Jeff Emery as its President of Global Fire Safety. This is a newly created role that is responsible for…

Make do and mend: building a case for resilience and against demolition

By Tom Roche, Secretary of the Business Sprinkler Alliance With the built environment accounting for 38% of total energy-related global CO2 emissions, the decarbonisation of construction must be accelerated if we are to achieve our sustainability goals. It’s an interesting…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #57, Prop 65 Awareness As fire departments are working through obtaining a ‘clean’ foam, they should be aware of California Proposition 65 (Prop 65). This law came into effect in 1986 with the intention to allow consumers to make…

Sales team expansion to drive Middle East & African growth

Fire protection solutions company Advanced has appointed Sasi Kumar to accelerate growth in the Middle East and Africa as part of its progressive international sales strategy. Sasi joins Advanced from sister Halma company FFE Ltd, where he successfully grew their…

America’s Fireboat, Fire Fighter, to make a splash in Boston Harbor with water cannon display in conjunction with NFPA’s 125th Anniversary and Conference & Expo

Fire-protection industry leader Telgian will celebrate The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum by docking the historic vessel at the Moakley Courthouse Dock, at 1 Courthouse Way, in the Boston Harbor on 6 June in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association…

Johnson Controls calls for stronger fire-safety compliance across high-rise residential development during Home Fire Sprinkler Week

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, is calling for organisations to take urgent action for safety compliance across high-rise residential development during Home Fire Sprinkler Week. Now more than ever, the need for fire suppression…

Building Safety Act welcomed but ‘more needs to be done’ says Wrexham Mineral Cables

The UK’s only manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral insulated cables has welcomed the Building Safety Act 2022’s passage into law as a ‘step in the right direction’ yet believes more still needs to be done when it comes to protecting occupants. …

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