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Esri UK creates end-to-end drone solution for emergency services with heliguy partnership

Esri UK today announced a new partnership with drone specialists heliguy to complete its end-to-end drone solution for the emergency services industry. The final piece in Esri UK’s strategy to offer all parts of the drone workflow, the partnership will…

Hochiki Europe appoints Nathan Hudson as new Sales Director

Leading life-safety manufacturer Hochiki Europe has appointed Nathan Hudson as the company’s new Sales Director. The news comes in the midst of a continued period of growth for the business and a wave of product innovation. Nathan brings a wealth…

MDM Publishing and Fire Safe Europe join forces to enhance European fire safety

The Directors of Fire Safe Europe and MDM Publishing Ltd are delighted to announce an agreement that will see the MDM portfolio of print magazines and associated websites become global media partners of Fire Safe Europe. The partnership will enable…

Upcoming webinars from the Association of Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced a programme of free passive fire protection (PFP) webinars. Some events are open to all and others to members only. Just click on the links below for further details and to…

Cast-iron protection: C-TEC’s new CAST fire system safeguarding South African business park

A vast multi-functional business park in South Africa’s Cape Town is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST fire-alarm system. Owned by Inospace, a rapidly expanding operator of serviced business parks, the Textile Exchange is a…

The UK economy has shrunk so why are Target Fire optimistic about the future of Fire Safety?

Interview with Richard Harris, Owner of Target Fire According to the Office of National Statistics, last year the UK economy decreased by 9.9%, deeply affecting certain industries in a horrendous way, with mass unemployment and furlough being implemented. On the…

Balmoral Tanks’ appointments underpin global ambition

Having been in the tank design and manufacturing business for 40 years, Balmoral Tanks provides a broad portfolio of storage products for the water, wastewater, anaerobic digestion, firefighting, aquaculture and processing markets. The company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aberdeen-based…

Distinction Doors launches new fire-door system

Distinction Doors is proud to introduce a totally new and fully compliant FD30 composite fire-door system, through new brand, fds (fire door systems).  The new system, Neuma fds has consistently proven fire resistance with 44 individual test specimens subject to…

FireHawk alarms selected again for new UK Fire & Rescue Services framework

FireHawk Alarms, the fire safety alarm brand of FireBlitz have been awarded on to the new Smoke alarms and Associated Products framework run by the West Midlands Fire & Rescue Authority (WMFRA) (subject to contract). FireHawk Alarms have a long…

Advanced fire protection of mining vehicles

In the mining industry, safety has always been a crucial issue – not least when it comes to fire. Therefore, it is not at all surprising that Dafo, with 100 years of industry experience, is investing heavily in fire safety…

MDM Publishing and Firefighter Hub join forces to advance ‘All things firefighting’

The Directors of MDM Publishing Ltd and Firefighter Hub are delighted to announce an agreement that will see the MDM portfolio of print magazines and associated websites become global media partners of Firefighter Hub. The partnership will enable both organisations…

Hydrosense protects new Dublin Airport control tower

Vimpex’s Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System has been installed in Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower (VCT) to protect the new state-of-the-art facility from water ingress, which could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. The 87m-high tower is Ireland’s…

New regulator to ensure building safety: Fire Sector Federation welcomes plan to tackle ‘dishonest practice’

The Fire Sector Federation has welcomed the government’s announcement of a new national construction products regulator to ensure that building materials are made safely. The move follows the recent testimony to the Grenfell Inquiry that shone a light on the…

MetalCraft Marine delivers high-performance Firestorm 36 MkII to Vietnam

The Fire Department of Quang Ninh Province (Canh Sat PCCC) in Northern Vietnam ordered their first MetalCraft Marine (MCM) high-performance fireboat – for the island of Tuan Chau, in Ha-Long Bay. The Firestorm 36 MkII arrived in Vietnam in December…

Improving fire safety for the vulnerable

The British Standards Institution has withdrawn its guidance on fire risk assessments following the threat of legal action from a bereaved Grenfell family. The assessments stated it was ‘not normally practicable’ to identify people with disabilities or for landlords to…

Historic London Irish Centre gets Hyfire wireless protection

Wireless fire detection and alarm devices supplied by global leader Hyfire have been selected to protect the London Irish Centre, a well-known outpost of Irish culture and community in the heart of England’s capital city. More than 200 Hyfire wireless…

MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri calls for EU and national policy on energy-efficient renovations to improve fire safety

MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S&D, Finland) joined Fire Safe Europe in asking EU and national policymakers to ensure the surge of energy-efficient renovations in the EU also improves fire safety. Speaking at an event organised jointly with Fire Safe Europe and…

Potter announces coil supervisory switch

Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri USA, has announced the release of the CoilKeeper Supervisory Switch, which will grant users improved coil monitoring on pre-action/deluge system solenoids on their fire-suppression systems. Recent changes to NFPA 13 2019…

New ANSUL 3×3 Non-Fluorinated Foam concentrate for Class B fuel fire suppression

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is setting a new standard in fire suppression with the launch of ANSUL NFF 3×3 UL201 foam concentrate. This new, patent-pending, Non-Fluorinated Foam…

MAF Associates unveils rapid growth on the back of growing demand for cladding expertise

A company specialising in external building inspections has grown by more than 500% in less than two years thanks to unprecedented demand for professional expertise in the sector. With thousands of buildings requiring examination, either due to cladding issues or…

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