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Johnson Controls introduces Tyco DS-8 8.0K dry pendent sprinkler for outdoor spaces and commercial freezers

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is expanding its Tyco DS Dry Sprinkler product family to include the DS-8 8.0K (K 115) dry pendent sprinkler. The enhanced features of…

Siren system manufacturer provides alternate ways to make contact with its international customers

INTERSCHUTZ, the world’s leading trade fair for fire brigades, rescue services, civil protection and safety has now been postponed for the second time and is not scheduled to take place again until 2022. HÖRMANN Warnsysteme, the leading siren systems manufacturer,…

NFPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with new virtual conference series to run throughout 2021

With the continued uncertainty of live events stretching well into 2021, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced today that the 2021 NFPA Conference & Expo will not happen as scheduled and instead will be replaced with the 125th Anniversary…

10th Annual DCD Fire Safety Forum

Dubai Civil Defence have announced the 10th Annual Fire Safety Forum UAE. The Fire Safety Forum is held annually by the General Command of Civil Defence to recognize achievements and trends in the firefighting, building and fire-protection industries. Adjusting to…

New 23.8-inch monitor to assist remote working

With more and more emergency first responders working remotely, the need for good home-office ergonomics is extremely important for their welfare. EIZO Limited have announced the release of the 23.8in FlexScan EV2480 – a frameless Full HD (1920 x 1080)…

New strategy sets Hempel on a path to leadership positions

An ambitious new strategy defines the timeframe of a doubling of Hempel by 2025. Doubling revenue allows Hempel to also double its positive impact. The path is defined by focus across the entire business, leadership positions in chosen segments, industry…

ASFP continues its support for the Children’s Burns Trust

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has continued its support for the Children’s Burns Trust (CBT) with a £2,000 donation on behalf of its members. Each year the ASFP donates £10 of every ticket sale for its Annual Awards…

Hyfire’s EvacWireless offers a rapid and efficient solution to BS8629 requirements

With high-rise residential building owners and managers under pressure to be ready for the new BS8629 evacuation-control regulations, global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader Hyfire has launched EvacWireless, offering rapid installation, simplified maintenance and minimal installation disruption. The British…

Debating the future of fire safety for 2021 and beyond

While 2020 presented the social-housing industry with some of its toughest challenges to date, particularly in relation to Covid-19, it also offered significant opportunities for evaluation and improvement, particularly with regard to how fire-safety systems are implemented, managed and maintained…

ASFP introduces new qualification requirements for members

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) have introduced new membership requirements from 1 January 2021, which make it mandatory for member companies to demonstrate that a proportion of their employees have been suitably trained and/or have achieved appropriate qualifications…

Global Fire Equipment launches the G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity

Innovative manufacturer of fire-detection equipment, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has added to its product portfolio with the launch of G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity. The G-One has been designed with affordability and flexibility in mind.…

Secutech introduces digital platform to run alongside April 2021 exhibition

To accommodate the needs of overseas participants, Secutech is launching an online platform to supplement its 23rd edition. ‘Secutech hybrid’ is the new digital platform that will allow international participants to network and conduct business meetings despite travel restrictions caused…

Vincent Joven Joins Telgian Fire Safety as Vice President of Finance/Controller

Telgian Fire Safety recently announced the appointment of Vincent Joven, CPA, CISA as Vice President Finance/Controller. In this position, Joven will be responsible for the preparation of operating budgets, overseeing financial reporting and performing essential duties relating to payroll and…

Baldwin Boxall announce Directorship appointment

Anthony Morgan has been appointed to the role of Technical Director at Baldwin Boxall, with Dave Boxall still very much involved in the business and with his new title of Founding Director. Anthony has been with the company for over…

The Big 5 Digital Festival successfully connects the construction community in 2020

The Big 5 will return in 2021 as the first live, in-person global event for the construction industry. The first online event in the 40+ year history of The Big 5, The Big 5 Digital Festival, successfully in late 2020.…

Making time for essential building maintenance

Karen Trigg of Allegion UK provides insight on the safety standards that buildings must meet and why now seems an opportune time to carry out essential maintenance in a bid to help to achieve them. Regular building maintenance has and…

Hochiki Italia gives Eurovetrocap the full safety package

Just outside Milan, the Eurovetrocap warehouse manufactures glass and plastic containers for the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food industries. Having undergone a period of significant growth in the last 35 years, the business hosts a variety of manufacturing and decorating machinery…

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