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British Safety Council demands action from the Housing Minister after three years of delay post-Grenfell disaster

Too many buildings are unsafe, and too many residents feel trapped in their homes says chief executive Mike Robinson The chief executive of the British Safety Council has today written to the Housing Minister, Christopher Pincher, to ask the government…

How can holding open doors prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been more essential in the current climate. Holding open internal doors provides an easy and effective method of infection control within your building, but it is important that this does not…

Cable strikes and Arc Flash incidents – the hidden killers that lie beneath our feet

Cable strikes are not uncommon. Out of an estimated 4 million excavations in the UK annually, it’s believed that there are approximately 60,000 cable strikes[i]. These strikes occur when machinery or tools come into contact with a live cable and…

Landon Kingsway purchased by MWA

UK fire protection equipment and hazardous gas detection equipment manufacturer Landon Kingsway has been acquired by MWA Technology, a UK stockist of metering solutions for various industries. The purchase will now add even more products to MWA’s vast range already…

Firexpo / Securex West Africa 2020 – Important Notification

Message from George Pearson, Regional Director West Africa at Afrocet Montgomery I wanted to reach out personally to our community of security, fire & safety professionals to provide an update on Securex West Africa 2020. We are hugely disappointed to…

Potter announces new President for Fire and Security Division

Jeff Klein Joins Potter Bringing Years of Experience to the Position Potter Electric Signal Company of, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri, USA, announces the hiring of Jeff Klein to the position of President of Fire & Security. Klein is joining…

Telgian’s Russell Leavitt Named NFPA 1st Vice-Chair

Russell B. Leavitt, Executive Chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc. was recently elected 1 st Vice Chair by the board of directors for the NationalFire Protection Association (NFPA). NFPA is a global, nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and…

IWMC 2021: Tabletop Booking has started

The 20th International Water Mist Conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 21st and 22nd April 2021. The organiser is the International Water Mist Association (IWMA). The venue is the Regent Warsaw Hotel. The tabletop booking for the exhibition,…

Dyne Fire Protection Labs’ New Service – Fluorine Analysis

Dyne Fire Protection Labs is excited to announce the expansion of their laboratory services to include fluorine analysis. The concerns regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to grow. In response, regulations continue to impose restrictions on PFAS, a group…

New digital festival by the BIG 5

On July 21-22, the first-ever Big 5 Digital Festival Africa aims to rebuild confidence in the African infrastructure and construction community and define the path to the post-Covid recovery. The global pandemic and restrictions over travel and gatherings are posing…

1st Global Hikvision & Mavili Global Webinar

Mavili Elektronik AS, which has been developing products and services in the field of fire and gas detection systems since 1987, has been the only technology partner in the fire systems field of Hikvision, which has been shown as the…

Government service design specialists lead discovery to increase structural and fire safety

Government service design specialists, Mace & Menter, are to lead the discovery phase of a project co-funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), which will look to develop a structural and fire safety reporting tool for…

Gilberts rise to smoke evacuation challenges

The ‘best yet’ is how Gilberts Blackpool is describing its latest range of smoke evacuation dampers for multi-storey buildings. The UK’s market leader in the sector, Gilberts is taking its reputation to new heights with its new Series 60 smoke…

Online course to success

Hundreds of fire industry professionals from over 30 countries have benefitted from Apollo Fire Detectors’ free online training courses available throughout the COVID-19 lockdown period. The weekly virtual CPD seminars and product focused webinars have proved so popular that the company has extended the initial…

Johnson Controls expands GRINNELL One-Bolt coupling portfolio with new smaller sizes

New 1.25- and 1.5-inch couplings allow for easier, quicker pipe installation Johnson Controls is expanding its GRINNELL G-Fire One-Bolt coupling product line by adding two new sizes: 1.25 and 1.5 inches. The new, smaller couplings allow contractors to perform quicker…

Protect and Smart+Guard!

Misuse of manual call points or pull stations is a very significant factor in false or nuisance fire alarms. During 2015/2016, the Fire and Rescue Service attended 214,100 fire false alarms in England, which represents 40% of their total attendances during the year. In fact, from 1st January…

INTERSCHUTZ 2021 (14-19 June)

News, images, emotions: One week of INTERSCHUTZ online from 15 June 2020 INTERSCHUTZ was on track for a record – but then there was Corona. The trade fair had to be postponed by a year. Nevertheless, even now the INTERSCHUTZ…

ASFP offers free access to key fire safety guidance documents

To support the construction and fire sector during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has removed all charges for pdf downloads of its key guidance documents from 1 June, offering free access for all to these essential educational…

New TYCO ® ESFR-34 Sprinkler provides industry’s tallest ceiling-only warehouse protection with added flexibility

Early-suppression, fast-response sprinkler gives facilities design flexibility for increased storage 2020) – Johnson Controls today announces the release of the new TYCO ® Model ESFR-34 Pendent Sprinkler (TY9286). This early suppression, fast response sprinkler provides the tallest ceiling-only fire protection…

Sri Lankan Hospital Ensures Staff and Patient Safety with Fire System from Advanced

An Axis AX fire system from Advanced has been installed as part of large-scale renovations at one of Sri Lanka’s most prestigious healthcare facilities. The 2-loop and 4-loop, UL-listed Axis AX fire panels, and more than 500 devices, were supplied,…

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