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Patol Adds Thermal Imaging to its Fire Detection Offering for Waste Recycling

  Industrial fire detection specialist Patol has extended its capabilities in protecting recycling plants and waste processing facilities from a fire with the announcement that the company is now offering thermal infrared cameras, ideally suited for internal waste reception and…

His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent Visits Apollo Fire Detectors, UK

His Royal Highness (HRH), the Duke of Kent visited the headquarters of Apollo Fire Detectors in Havant, Hampshire last week to commemorate 40 years of excellence in UK manufacturing by the company. During his visit, the Duke took a tour…

A Range of Intersec Conferences will Explore the Future for The Regional Safety and Security Industry

The 20th annual edition of Intersec will feature a series of conferences providing delegates with significant insights into the developments, innovations, legislation and changing paradigms of the regional safety and security industry. Intersec 2018 will be held on January 21 – 23, 2018 at…

Fire in Beijing Apartment Block Leaves 19 Dead and 8 Injured

A fire that broke out in a three storey Beijing apartment block on Sunday has left 19 people dead an another 8 injured and needing hospital treatment. At the height of the incident 14 Firefighting teams using 30 appliances were in attendance…

London’s ‘Big Ben’ Protected by Bull Products During Major Restoration Project

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has won a major contract to supply its renowned Cygnus alarm systems during the £61 million restoration project for Big Ben. Having already supplied more than 30 of its Cygnus alarm systems,…

New CPD Training for Emergency Lighting and ‘Stay Put’ Lighting from Lux Intelligent

Lux Intelligent manufacturer Advanced has launched a new CPD training module focusing on emergency lighting testing compliance. Created against a backdrop of changing emergency lighting standards, including the new category of ‘stay put’ lighting, the new training module is designed…

NEBOSH announces their support the Safety and Health Excellence Awards to be held 11th April 2018, at The Vox Birmingham, UK

NEBOSH is the latest high-profile organisation to be announced as a supporter of the Safety and Health Excellence (SHE) Awards. NEBOSH’s sponsorship of the Health & Safety Team of the Year category reflects its commitment to celebrating best practice in…

Report States Water for Firefighting Could Be Problem After a Disaster for many San Francisco neighbourhoods

Information recently obtained claims that more than 15 San Francisco neighbourhoods could burn to the ground due to a lack of water being available to the San Francisco Fire Department after a major earthquake. The information claims a plan to expand the…

International Celebrities, Diplomats and Adventurers to Deliver Fire Appliances to Kathmandu, Nepal

The Challenge To deliver much-needed firefighting vehicles to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. International celebrities, diplomats and adventurers are joining forces to drive American fire engines across the Himalayas to Kathmandu and donate them to the local fire department,…

Advanced Emergency Lighting System Selected by UK Centre of Sports Excellence

Lux Intelligent, the leading emergency light testing system, has been specified to replace an obsolete system at Plas y Brenin, the National Mountain Sports Centre in the heart of Snowdonia. The Centre is the home of mountain sports, providing both…

The future arrives in the Gulf as the Future Cities Show season kicks off

The Gulf region is expected to see the launch of new, futuristic technologies at the Future Cities Show, to be held from April 9-11, 2018, that will change the way people live and work in the urban environment. The second…

Newly-released book highlights the need for leadership and management of Fire Service to be revamped to cope with modern-day disasters

A highly anticipated book charting the modern history of the Fire Service from 1997 to 2015 has been published, authored by Peter Murphy and Kirsten Greenhalgh from Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham. The book, Fire and Rescue…

Post Grenfell Fire Safety skills crisis exposed by London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade says there will be an increase in serious building fires unless the construction industry starts to take fire safety more seriously. The responsibility for ensuring buildings are constructed with proper fire safety measures sits with the construction…

Nittan to Exhibit ‘SPERA’ UL Range at Intersec Dubai 2018

Following its successful first attendance at Intersec Dubai in 2017 and a fast-growing customer base in the region, Nittan Europe – a leading manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products – will be exhibiting at 2018’s show (Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, 21st – 23rd January 2018) in Hall 4, Stand…

UK Fire Brigades Union Says “Endless budget cuts” are Undermining Public Safety as UK Fire & Rescue Service Fire Inspectors plunge by 28%

Fire services have lost 28% of their fire safety inspectors since 2010, research by the UK Fire Brigade Union (FBU) has revealed. The union, which has broken down the numbers by fire service in its parliamentary bulletin Fire Safety Matters,…

Hochiki Europe will outline bright future at LuxLive at London’s ExCeL from 15th-16th November

Following a year of growth and financial success, leading life safety systems manufacturer Hochiki Europe is returning to LuxLive in London’s ExCeL from 15th-16th November. Representatives from the company will be on stand N42, offering live product demonstrations and giving practical…

Blueproof’s Portable Functional Test Oven is Ready for Action

After meticulous assembly to meet the highest standards, Blueproof has created fully portable functional test oven in accordance with ISO 6182-13 which can demonstrate exactly how Blueproof will activate in the case of a fire. Following requests from many interested parties who…

Set sail for lighter weight and fire safety! Paroc launches new 40% lighter Marine solutions

A significant development in production technology allows Paroc to bring lighter weight to the existing, internationally recognised marine offering. Among the first solutions to receive Light Marine treatment are PAROC slabs for A-class steel decks and bulkheads. Easy Design The new…

Hochiki Europe Protects Petrochemical Environments in Ghana

Leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, Hochiki Europe, has supported the construction of a new petrochemical storage and distribution facility in Ghana, by supplying a range of innovative fire detection and alarm equipment. Called the New Petroleum Products Storage and…

Gent laboratory now fully accredited for Broof T1-T4 testing

Specialist fire testing provider, Exova Warringtonfire Gent, which was recently acquired by Element Materials Technology (Element) to create one, world-class global testing services partner, is now fully accredited for Broof T1-T4 roof testing. The Gent laboratory can offer all four…

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