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Kentec’s Special Applications introduces custom-build panel to support efficient evacuation

In response to a specific customer requirement, Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has developed through their Special Applications Department an Evacuation and Alert Control Indicating System (EACIE) to provide fire and rescue teams with an intelligent…

Pyroguard appoints new technical sales manager

Pyroguard, the global manufacturer and supplier of fire safety glass, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gunther Van Mol as the new Technical Sales Manager for Belgium.   With five years’ experience in the glazing industry and 10 years…

Johnson Controls announces enhanced line of Tyco® Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters part of its Blazemaster® CPVC offering

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart and sustainable buildings, have introduced the enhanced line of Tyco Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters, now featuring 11 expertly engineered fittings for use with 25.4mm and 19mm piping systems. Made with BlazeMaster® CPVC…

Innovate UK funding awarded to enhance fire safety technology

Plumis, an innovative engineering company, has been awarded a Smart Grant of £349,526 from Innovate UK to enhance its ground-breaking fire safety technology. Trusted in more than 10,000 homes including eleven sheltered schemes managed by Lambeth Council, Plumis’ award-winning fire…

Mattress flammability standard is a lifesaver, NIST report finds

No matter how soft and cozy, beds that have gone up in flames are a source of some of the deadliest fires in the U.S. As large pieces of furniture loaded with combustible cushioning materials, beds are substantial fuel sources…

The greatest gift is the one that lasts a lifetime!

Peli Presents Original Christmas Gifts of Under €60 Looking for the ideal Christmas gift that your loved ones will adore without spending a fortune? Peli™ Products, the leader of protective cases and lighting solutions, presents some Christmas gifts ideas for…

Firefighters call for Grenfell Inquiry to investigate “revolving door” between manufacturers and regulators

Former Chief Executive of company which produced flammable insulation chaired the board of supposedly independent regulator Government changes to building safety guidance risk repeating mistakes made by companies responsible for allowing deadly Grenfell refurbishment, FBU says The Grenfell Tower Inquiry…

Cheshire Fire Authority thanked for part-funding installation of sprinklers at Runcorn tower block

A housing provider has thanked Cheshire Fire Authority for part-funding the fitting of potentially life-saving sprinklers throughout one of its biggest properties. Flats and communal areas at Churchill Mansions, a 12-story high-rise building in Runcorn, are now fitted with sprinklers…

Supporting the next generation

The Tank Storage Forty Under 40 campaign showcases the rising stars of the tank terminal industry, recognising both those with the greatest potential to become industry leaders in the future and those who have achieved greatness already. Are you a…

Perimeter Solutions launches next-generation, flagship long-term Fire Retardant

New PHOS-CHEK ® LCE20-Fx offers improved environmental profile, performance, visibility and handling Perimeter Solutions has introduced PHOS-CHEK ® LCE20-Fx, the next-generation of its industry-leading flagship PHOS-CHEK ® Fire Retardant line. PHOS-CHEK LCE20-Fx combines the ease of mixing and handling a…

C-TEC’s Hush Pro domestic fire system raising the grade at Oxygen Towers

C-TEC’s revolutionary Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system has been chosen for three iconic tower block developments in Manchester. Located in the centre of Piccadilly, Oxygen Towers is a striking set of three new…

UKCA update for cable stockists and distributors

Be prepared for the upcoming changes and ensure the cables you source remain compliant for supply into the United Kingdom. Following the announcement made on 1st September by the UK Government, in respect to UKCA marking, there will now be…

Bureau Veritas launches Fire Safety Awareness Week

Reflecting Bureau Veritas’ continued commitment to educating businesses on regulatory best practice in fire safety, the health and safety expert has announced its first-ever Fire Safety Awareness Week. The awareness week will feature daily themes – including Building Regulations and…

Upwards extensions permitted but what are the implications?

The new permitted development right (PDR) allowing additional storeys on homes and residential buildings may well be one panacea to the housing shortage and make it easier to extend existing homes and buildings, but what does this mean in terms…

The British Metals Recycling Association issues reminder: Do not place electrical items in the bin

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), the trade association representing the metals recycling industry, has highlighted the risk of placing Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in household waste wheelie bins or recycling boxes. Whilst the majority of the country…

House project highlights aesthetic benefits of Aspirating Smoke Detection

An aspirating smoke detection system (ASD) from Patol has helped an award-winning architect to achieve the clean lines he wanted for a dramatic new house project in South Devon. Stan Bolt is an architect with a reputation for creating imaginative…

Amthal levels the playing field with Boots2Africa

Fire and security specialist, Amthal is heading up a campaign with its sponsored football team to support Boots2Africa and donate much-needed sporting equipment and football boots to children across Africa. 10,000 people die each year of snakebites in Africa and…

The benefits of DESMI onboard firefighting systems

In marine applications, DESMI’s FineFog™ Fixed Water-Based Firefighting systems offer a safe, low-pressure alternative. After years of success in Asian-built ships, DESMI is now bringing its efficient firefighting products to the European market. In Asia, DESMI is known not only…

Euralarm presents position on internet-connected radio equipment and wearables

Euralarm, the European association of the fire safety and security industry, has commented on the upcoming delegated act for internet-connected and wearable radio equipment as part of the Radio Equipment Directive. The comments and proposals are given in view of…

Why obtain third-party testing and certification on data cables?

Mark Froggatt – Technical Director In a world reliant so heavily on data, poor quality and non-compliant data cables can have a catastrophic impact on the end user. It is crucial that structured cabling systems can accommodate data demand both…

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