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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…

Supply Plus Ltd, British manufacturer of fire and safety equipment – P50 choice ‘huge accolade’ for Britannia innovation

The Managing Director of Supply Plus has chosen the ‘best of British’ manufacturing for new fire extinguishers throughout its UK manufacturing facility. Derek Gotts, Managing Director of Supply Plus, who is also Chair of the 950 members plus Fire Industry…

Firestopping Best Practice Guide receives RIBA approval

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has approved the recently launched Firestopping of Service Penetrations, Best Practice in Design and Installation Guide as assessed Continual Professional Development (CPD) material. This enables architects to download and read the guide and…

Kalzip’s FC rainscreen facade system: fire performance compliance without compromise

In conjunction with Knauf Insulation, SFS Intec and Siderise, Kalzip has had its FC rainscreen facade system tested in accordance with BS 8414-1 and has successfully met the requirements of BR 135. Kalzip’s FC rainscreen is a non-penetrative facade system…

Notting Hill Genesis choose Hyfire wireless devices for fire system renewals

Leading wireless fire detection and alarms manufacturer Hyfire has supplied over 550 cutting-edge detectors and other devices to ABCA Systems for installation in social housing developments across London, protecting the residents of five landmark tower blocks. Notting Hill Genesis, one…

Smart buildings: shaping how we live and work in 2021

More than half of organisations plan to increase their investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and smart building technology in 2021. This is according to Johnson Controls’ annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey. Interestingly enough, these business plans are comparable with…

The latest edition of Tank Storage Magazine is out now!

The latest edition has a special focus on sustainability and our terminal outlook provides an overview of how eight terminals are preparing for a decarbonised future. The article features interviews with Alkion Terminals, CLH Terminals, Janaf, Odfjell Terminals and many…

FAIRA board approves AAAtraq services to support all member districts in becoming ADA compliant

The Fire Agencies Insurance Risks Authority (FAIRA) in California and Nevada is enhancing support for its members by joining forces with AAAtraq, a service that helps subscribers to reduce the costs and time to understand, achieve and maintain ADA compliance.…

FBU responds to government building safety announcement

Responding to the government’s announcement of further measures to tackle the building safety crisis, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has accused the government of taking a ‘piecemeal and patchwork approach – designed to shield itself from responsibility’. Matt Wrack, FBU…

Meet London Fire Brigade’s female science leaders on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Can you believe there’s anyone left on the planet in 2021 who thinks women and girls should not, or cannot, be science leaders? On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Brigade proudly introduces #firesciencefive – some of…

Affordable Fire and Safety: a fiery passion for safety sparks business growth

In 1998 Chad Connor was working for a company selling and recharging fire extinguishers. He liked the job. Going door to door, meeting new people and selling them a product they genuinely needed gave Connor a sense of pride in…

New engineering services alliance, Actuate UK, to champion change and collaboration

A new alliance for the multi-billion UK engineering services sector launched today, Wednesday, 10 February via a virtual industry event. Actuate UK is an alliance of eight leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services. It will deliver…

Patol protects flagship Jaguar Land Rover showroom

A combination of two detection methods from industrial fire specialists Patol have been employed to protect the flagship site of one of the UK’s best-known car marques. Jaguar Land Rover is a name synonymous with British quality. This is reflected…

TYCO LFP Antifreeze+ protects sprinkler systems in extreme cold weather

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings – and originator of UL Listed antifreeze for fire-sprinkler systems – continues to innovate its wet-pipe freeze protection solution to support market demands and more rigorous temperature requirements. Tyco…

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