World’s Leading Thinkers on High Rise Firefighting coming to London Conference in May 2020

19th May 2020 will see the Tall Building/High Rise Conference come to London alongside FIREX at the Excel exhibition centre. Speakers from Canada, Australia, Germany and US will provide valuable insights into…

New Technical Managers for Euralarm

The professional team of Euralarm has been strengthened with two new Technical Managers. Michael Scharnowsky has been appointed Technical Manager of the Fire and Extinguishing sections; Benoit Stockbroeckx will be the new Technical Manager for the Security and Services sections.…

Scotland experienced a white goods fire almost every day in 2019

Scotland experienced a white goods fire almost every day during 2019. A total of 348 fires occurred in Scottish homes over the 12-month period – with the majority resulting from washing machines and tumble dryers. In all, the country suffered…

Oteac announces agreement to design and install FirePro Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression Systems

Oteac Ltd, part of Nucore Group, announces a new distribution arrangement with Fire Pro UK Ltd to be the manufacturer-approved designer and installer of Fire Pro condensed aerosol systems. Oteac is an international service company with over 30 years’ experience offering…

New fire commissioner signs covenant with UK Armed Forces

London Fire Brigade’s first Commissioner in 75 years to have served as a commissioned officer in the British army has today sign a covenant with the UK armed forces. The agreement formalises the Brigade’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces…

FirePro UK wins major award

FirePro UK has won the prestigious active / passive fire project of the year award at Fire & Security Excellence awards. The awards were held at the Hilton Park Lane, London and FirePro UK were proud to beat off stiff…

Crisis Management in Tall Buildings Conference set to Challenge Current Thinking and Highlight Best Practice

21st May 2020 will see the Crisis Management in Tall Buildings Conference come to London alongside FIREX at the Excel exhibition centre. Recent events such as terrorist attacks, cyber hacks, and drone scares have made the discipline of Crisis Management…

Construction Fire Safety Conference Coming to London in May 2020

20th May 2020 will see the Construction Fire Safety Conference come to London alongside FIREX at the Excel exhibition centre. A recent spate of high-profile construction fires has raised questions about the efficacy of standards, guidance, insurance and risk management.…

NFPA announces new, local representation to further safety and enforcement advancements in the Middle East and North Africa region

 The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will have a local representative who will oversee the overall regional planning, direction, coordination and support of international development functions in the Middle East and North Africa. Anas Alzaid, an electrical engineering consultant with more than…

Sparking Safety – Government announces electrical checks for PRS

Responding to the announcement of the imminent introduction of mandatory electrical safety checks in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), Martyn Allen, Technical Director at Electrical Safety First, commented: “Today’s commitment by the Government to bring mandatory electrical safety checks into…

Securex West Africa opens Visitor Registration ahead of its 10th anniversary this March.

As of Tuesday 14th January, visitor registration for West Africa’s leading exhibition and conference for professionals working across the security, fire and safety supply chain is open. Encompassing commercial, cyber, homeland and perimeter security, fire and safety, the two-day event…

PPG protects world’s largest airport terminal with fire-resistant, sustainably advantaged coatings

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its interior and exterior coatings are enhancing protection, safety and sustainability for the new Beijing Daxing International Airport terminal building. The terminal, which is the largest in the world at 7.5 million square feet,…

Firexo joins forces with Beeswift Limited one of the leading personal protective equipment (PPE) providers in the UK

Ground-breaking fire extinguishing company Firexo has partnered with Beeswift, one of the largest manufacturers and wholesale producers of PPE in the UK. Beeswift will begin distributing the Firexo range from December as Firexo looks to build upon its successful first…

IWMC 2020: The Call for Papers has been released

The 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020 at the Regent Warsaw Hotel. Today, the call for papers was released. The deadline to hand in abstracts is 15th May.…

Perimeter Solutions Supports Australian Bushfire Suppression Efforts

Long-Term Fire Retardant and Resources Deployed to Support Increased Airtanker Operations Perimeter Solutions, the global leader in the production of fire retardants, foams, and water enhancing gels, along with a wide range of services for managing wildland, industrial, municipal, and…

University Future-Proofs £450m Campus with Networked Fire System from Advanced

Swansea University has installed a network of Advanced fire alarm control panels to protect its 65-acre, £450million Bay campus from the threat of fire The University has installed 25 one, two and four-loop MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels throughout…

PPG protects the world’s largest airport terminal with fire-resistant, sustainably advantaged coatings

PPG today announced that its interior and exterior coatings are enhancing protection, safety and sustainability for the new Beijing Daxing International Airport terminal building. The terminal, which is the largest in the world at 7.5 million square feet, was designed…

How can you help those impacted by fire in Australia?

The Australian bushfires are now the largest in history and will go on for months unless significant rainfalls. Unfortunately, the weather forecastspredict very little rain in the near future. Lives have been lost, homes and business have been destroyed and…

IWMA to support the Work on VdS Guideline 3188

Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) announced the start of a co-operation with VdS to support the work on guidelines 3188. The IWMA board of directors have appointed Rüdiger Kopp to represent the association in the working group to update…

Mavili Generating Confidence with Marine Type Systems!

Mavili has developed products and services on fire and gas detection systems since 1987 and today it provides security to international waters with marine type systems. Recently, Mavili’s marine products, which are especially preferred by the Middle East countries; Tested…

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