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The Fire Fighters Charity joins forces with front-line charities to launch national wellness campaign

Last year marked a year like no other for UK front-line staff as they battled to keep the nation safe. With the colder weather here to stay and the arrival of a…

NFPA urges added caution when using home heating equipment, the leading cause of US home fires between December and February

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging the public to use added caution when heating their homes this winter. Home heating equipment is the leading cause of US home fires during…

False fire alarms continue to cost the UK

More than 2,600 false fire alarms were maliciously activated across England in 2019/20 – disrupting schools and businesses, placing unnecessary strain on our emergency services, and reducing the confidence the general public…

Building Safety Bill: Essential Understanding – detailed Insights and Impacts

Key knowledge for Owners, Constructors, Contractors and Building Managers. Two leading industry figures, supported by subject matter experts, have combined their experience and insight to deliver a ground-breaking training course – ‘Building…

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Johnson Controls introduces Tyco DS-8 8.0K dry pendent sprinkler for outdoor spaces and commercial freezers

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is expanding its Tyco DS Dry Sprinkler product family to include the DS-8 8.0K (K…

Siren system manufacturer provides alternate ways to make contact with its international customers

INTERSCHUTZ, the world’s leading trade fair for fire brigades, rescue services, civil protection and safety has now been postponed for the second time and is not scheduled to take place again until…

NFPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with new virtual conference series to run throughout 2021

With the continued uncertainty of live events stretching well into 2021, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced today that the 2021 NFPA Conference & Expo will not happen as scheduled and…

10th Annual DCD Fire Safety Forum

Dubai Civil Defence have announced the 10th Annual Fire Safety Forum UAE. The Fire Safety Forum is held annually by the General Command of Civil Defence to recognize achievements and trends in…

New 23.8-inch monitor to assist remote working

With more and more emergency first responders working remotely, the need for good home-office ergonomics is extremely important for their welfare. EIZO Limited have announced the release of the 23.8in FlexScan EV2480…

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New strategy sets Hempel on a path to leadership positions

An ambitious new strategy defines the timeframe of a doubling of Hempel by 2025. Doubling revenue allows Hempel to also double its positive impact. The path is defined by focus across the…

ASFP continues its support for the Children’s Burns Trust

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has continued its support for the Children’s Burns Trust (CBT) with a £2,000 donation on behalf of its members. Each year the ASFP donates £10…

Hyfire’s EvacWireless offers a rapid and efficient solution to BS8629 requirements

With high-rise residential building owners and managers under pressure to be ready for the new BS8629 evacuation-control regulations, global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader Hyfire has launched EvacWireless, offering rapid installation,…

Debating the future of fire safety for 2021 and beyond

While 2020 presented the social-housing industry with some of its toughest challenges to date, particularly in relation to Covid-19, it also offered significant opportunities for evaluation and improvement, particularly with regard to…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to be postponed once again

Hamburg, 13 th January 2021. Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that IWMC 2021 will be postponed once again. The IWMA board of directors felt compelled to take these measures…

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ASFP introduces new qualification requirements for members

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) have introduced new membership requirements from 1 January 2021, which make it mandatory for member companies to demonstrate that a proportion of their employees have…

Global Fire Equipment launches the G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity

Innovative manufacturer of fire-detection equipment, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has added to its product portfolio with the launch of G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity. The G-One has…

Secutech introduces digital platform to run alongside April 2021 exhibition

To accommodate the needs of overseas participants, Secutech is launching an online platform to supplement its 23rd edition. ‘Secutech hybrid’ is the new digital platform that will allow international participants to network…

Vincent Joven Joins Telgian Fire Safety as Vice President of Finance/Controller

Telgian Fire Safety recently announced the appointment of Vincent Joven, CPA, CISA as Vice President Finance/Controller. In this position, Joven will be responsible for the preparation of operating budgets, overseeing financial reporting…

Baldwin Boxall announce Directorship appointment

Anthony Morgan has been appointed to the role of Technical Director at Baldwin Boxall, with Dave Boxall still very much involved in the business and with his new title of Founding Director.…

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The Big 5 Digital Festival successfully connects the construction community in 2020

The Big 5 will return in 2021 as the first live, in-person global event for the construction industry. The first online event in the 40+ year history of The Big 5, The…

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