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IFI Group – Independent Fire Inspections introduces IFI Group Ltd

Independent Fire Inspections Ltd is undergoing a rebrand and expansion! After the success of each arm of the business, the decision was made to split the different business entities into their own companies, offering Training, Inspections, Engineering and Consultancy, each…

A game changer in digital dry deluge testing

Regular testing of water-based fire suppression systems for performance and regulatory compliance is essential to ensure that a system performs as per design. Spray nozzles and associated delivery pipework should always be free from obstruction to ensure net density flow…

AFAC21 – Balancing impact and expectations

As recent emergency events have shown, there’s an evolving extreme that is producing new challenges in terms of impact on the community, environment and economies. The community expects the emergency management sector to stay ahead of these events, but with…

Kentec’s Taktis fire panels protect landmark Cypriot University student accommodation

Award-winning Taktis fire panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting students and property at the University of Nicosia (UNIC)’s new state-of-the-art student residences in Cyprus.  The integrated fire system was installed by Kentec…

How should we measure success in the Emergency Services sector?

Circumstances vary from country to country, but every member of GESA’s Global South Advisory Council agrees: a fundamental challenge facing the future of Emergency Services throughout the Global South lies in measurement. How exactly can we measure success in ways…

European standard for watermist systems finally published

The long-awaited European watermist standard EN 14972-1 was published on 23 December 2020. Fire consultants, designers and installers of watermist systems now have a standard they can use and base their work on not unlike the standard for sprinkler systems.…

Hochiki’s L@titude system takes control at Firestone Entertainment Hub

Entertainment establishments, such as shopping malls and multiplexes, are popular attractions due to their ability to provide a full range of facilities all in one space. However, these multipurpose destinations do require more complex life-safety systems, meaning additional considerations for…

MTech Fire Detection Systems – Innovative fire-safety and smoke-detection solutions that provide the first line of defence in protecting lives and property

Located in pastoral North of Israel, MTech Fire Detection Systems, a worldwide leader of advanced fire-safety solutions, develops and markets intelligent, analog addressable and conventional fire- and-smoke-detection solutions that save lives and property. Founded in 2012 as a subsidiary of…

Lithium X from Bavaria Firefighting – Effectively extinguish almost all types of metal fires

Without a question, since the first commercial lithium battery was introduced to the market in 1991, there has been wider usage of these batteries in all types of commercial products. The peak was reached in 2019 as the two researchers…

Device integrated fire protection – Protect what matters most – your team, your assets – and avoid costly business interruptions

Wherever people gather in large numbers, fire protection plays an important role. This applies in particular to highly frequented places like airports, train stations, stadiums, conference centres and shopping malls. As one in every three fires is caused by electricity,…

Global Fire Equipment (GFE) solutions chosen for two luxury hotels in Brazil

Fire-detection solutions from Global Fire Equipment (GFE), a leading European-based fire-detection manufacturer, have been installed at two luxury holiday resorts in Brazil that are owned and operated by the Vila Galé hotel chain. Portuguese-based Vila Galé is the second largest…

Life Kitchens – The future is non-combustible kitchens

All our kitchen cabinets are manufactured from rust-resistant treated steel and manufactured with non-toxic fire-resistant foam for insulation and acoustic effect. The door fascias are also manufactured from other non-combustible materials such as glass and neolith stone to remove any…

TLX Technologies – Liquid Level Sensor for fire-suppression systems

Fire-suppression systems are critical for keeping people and assets safe from fire hazard. Some fire-suppression systems utilise high-pressure sprinkler systems to extinguish a fire, such as in hotels and office buildings. However, because water can irreparably damage critical assets, gaseous…

Global cosmetics giant installs fire system from Advanced at South African HQ

An intelligent fire-detection system from UK manufacturer Advanced has been installed at the South African head office of leading cosmetics manufacturer, Revlon. Situated in South Africa’s Gauteng province, Revlon’s headquarters comprises an administration building, warehousing facility and manufacturing plant. With…

GESA – Global Emergency Services Action

As members of the Emergency Services (ES) community, whether practitioners, consultants, or manufacturing companies, we choose to take on challenges others shy from – because we know those challenges are often a matter of life or death. Still, we know…

Fire Arrest – Fire Stopping App devised to help passive fire protection specialists

Fire Arrest covers every aspect of any fire stopping project, from the first survey through to completion. The app includes a wide array of straightforward elements and tools to enable a user to accurately report on and complete work; simultaneously…

LICO – Custom-made heat and overheat detector units for industrial and hazardous areas

The use of fire detectors is a conventional method. But when there is smoke or fire, it can be already too late. Why not detect heat and overheat before it turns to fire? In case of smoke or fire, the…

Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression

Aerosol fire suppression technology is well-known throughout Europe and Asia and it is gaining greater attention with fire protection engineers and safety professionals in the Americas. These fire suppression professionals are recognizing the value of aerosol suppression for use in…

BAVARIA – Offering quality and performance across a huge range of firefighting solutions

BAVARIA is one of the oldest and most experienced firefighting equipment manufacturers in Europe. The brand has become known worldwide not only for our years of experience but also through our relentless search for new technologies and developments. Our many…

In Memoriam: Jaime Moncada-Perez Advancing Fire Protection in Latin America

Jaime Moncada-Pérez passed away on August 31, 2020 in Bogotá, Colombia from complications following a cerebral ischemia, at almost 89 years of age. Don Jaime, as he was usually known, is recognized for introducing NFPA and modern fire protection to…

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