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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…

Evacuation expert to head up Direct Access’ new products division

Wrexham-based international-award-winning accessibility consultancy Direct Access is delighted to announce the appointment of Lee Searle as Director of Sales and Marketing for its new products division. Lee will build on Direct Access’ reputation for high-quality accessibility consultancy services. Lee brings…

WeMaintain acquires PropTech start-up Shokly and takes the next step towards ‘smart building’

WeMaintain, recognised for radically transforming the lift market, has acquired French PropTech start-up Shokly, whose tech solution has revolutionised fire-alarm maintenance and management, to increase its presence in the smart buildings sector. WeMaintain, which combines technology and technical expertise, launched…

Honeywell selected by SIDPEC to support expansion of its flagship petrochemical complex

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) today announced that Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company (SIDPEC) has selected Honeywell technology to upgrade the production capabilities of its flagship petrochemical complex in Alexandria, which produces ethylene and polyethylene for the Egyptian market. The upgrade is…

Leaseholders deserve better

The Fire Sector Federation calls upon the UK government to help release leaseholders from living in danger. The Official Opposition debate on 1 February 2021 highlighted the plight of the sleepless nights of the many leaseholders caught in a dreadful…

Intertek launches in-country fire testing and certification services for building materials in Saudi Arabia

Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, announced today the launch of a new in-country service for fire testing and certification of building products in Saudi Arabia, to support the increasing demand for fire-resistance testing from customers in…

Fire Safety Forum – Global Approach to Fire and Life Safety

The Fire Safety Forum presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers, GCC UAE Branch announces revised dates. The CPD accredited Fire Safety Forum discusses technical insights and trends in the firefighting, building and fire-protection industries. It launches an international industry…

The Crisis Managers Innovation Network Europe

The Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE) is an open, cooperative and inclusive information network for sharing information, experiences, best practice and lessons learned among individuals, crisis-management organisations, researcher entities, industry and policy makers throughout Europe and beyond. CMINE provides…

Siderise expands into Asia Pacific

Siderise is thrilled to announce the official opening of its new Asia Pacific office – marking a significant milestone in the company’s continued growth and demonstrating its commitment to the global discussions around passive fire safety. Siderise has over 45…

Smart fire detection more viable than ‘Waking Watch’ during cladding crisis, says Hochiki Europe

Hochiki Europe is calling for a review of the uptake of ‘Waking Watches’ within the residential sector. The leading life-safety product manufacturer argues that local authorities and building owners should instead focus more on incorporating intelligent fire detection into at-risk…

Avenar all-in-one 4000 signalling device sets new standards in fire protection

With Avenar all-in-one 4000, Bosch has introduced a new range of signalling devices that combine visual and audible alarms in a single unit. Optionally, any fire detectors from the Avenar family can also be combined with the signalling device in…

Innovation in Tunnels 2021

EnigmaCG are building on their previous success to bring a two-day bonanza on 11–12 March 2021. EnigmaCG’s 6th Annual Webinar on Innovation in Tunnels: Construction, Maintenance, Safety & Fire Protection touches on all aspects of a tunnel. Innovation and the…

Mann McGowan further strengthen commercial team with the appointment of Tim Foster

Mann McGowan, one of the pioneers in the passive fire-protection industry for over 40 years, is delighted to welcome Tim Foster to the position of Sales and Marketing Manager. Tim (pictured right) brings UK and Export success in the firestopping,…

CertAlarm partners accredited and notified for new EN 54-5 and 54-7

The EU has harmonised its standards for point heat detectors and point smoke detectors which will be mandatory from 31 August 2022. CertAlarm now also offers these certifications. Whilst many manufacturers are currently working on understanding the requirements of UKCA,…

Honeywell’s connected control, safety and security systems selected for one of the world’s largest shipyards

Honeywell has been awarded a major contract by SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO) to supply connected control, telecommunications, safety and security systems for the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services shipyard being developed by Aramco in…

HGGC acquires fire protection leader Marmic Fire & Safety

HGGC, a leading middle-market private-equity firm, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Marmic Fire & Safety, a leading full-service fire-protection company, from Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP). CEO and founding family member Michael Teeter will continue to…

Duyar Vana awarded the Third Prize in the Innovative Organization and Culture category of İnovaLİG 2019

Held by the Turkish Exporters Assembly for the eighth time this year with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Commerce, the winners of the İnovaLİG 2019 contest were announced. In a bid to be recognized as leaders of innovation, 1,236…

Keep your eyes high

Mavili Elektronik has been developing products and services in the field of fire and gas detection since 1987 and now draws attention to its selection of detectors suitable for fire protection of high-ceiling areas. Maxlogic Beam Type (Beam) smoke detectors…

Panasonic launches fire-alarm system ensuring maximum protection for facilities in the Emirates

Panasonic Life Solutions Middle East & Africa (PLSMEA), a subsidiary of Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa FZE (PMMAF) is pleased to announce the launch of its user-oriented fire-alarm system (FAS) in the UAE. With facilities increasingly focused on improving…

Virtual business safety advice

It is fire-safety business as usual as Cleveland Fire Brigade goes virtual to give vital advice and support during lockdown. Businesses, care homes and other organizations can get what they need to ensure they comply with all the latest regulations…

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