The Grenfell Tower Fire: Benign neglect and the road to an avoidable tragedy

An in-depth review of the world of fire over the last half-century and how the tragedy of Grenfell Tower has its roots in decisions made in the 1980s. This book is a…

Riser Manifold FM Approval Received

At Duyar Valve, we have signed a first again… FM certificate has been approved for our Riser Manifold product. Riser Manifold now has both UL and FM certifications! Our investments, which we have…

ASFP CEO announces plan to step down

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer following an announcement by the current CEO Niall Rowan of his intention to step down after the Association’s…

Vital for companies to meet new standards for higher risk buildings

Fire Sector Federation comments on ‘Setting the Bar’ report The Fire Sector Federation welcomes today’s publication of the Setting the Bar report by the Competence Steering Group (CSG,) established to tackle competence…

Dafo Vehicle’s US subsidiary strengthens its sales team with Jay Taylor as Regional Manager

Dafo Vehicle in the US has appointed Jay Taylor from Kidde Technologies as Regional Manager for the Transit/Motorcoach area. Jay Taylor started his employment on October 1st. “I am delighted to be…

C-TEC creates new evacuation alert video

Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has created a new Evacuation Alert Systems video. Aimed at anyone involved in residential fire safety, the animated video shows exactly how Evacuation Alert Systems can be…

Euralarm organises online industry webinar on gaseous fire extinguishing systems

October 2020 – Following its General Assembly Euralarm will organise an industry webinar that will run from 16:00 – 16:50 (CET) on October 29, 2020. The webinar is intended to look at…

Stunning Video of Automatic Fire Monitor Tests

In an astonishing, new video at youtu.be/jYtv46xvBj8, Unifire AB of Sweden shows live tests of its state-of-the-art FlameRanger™ fully autonomous fire detection and suppression system. As seen in the video, FlameRanger detects, follows in real time, and dynamically suppresses fires, without any…

IN MEMORIAM: Jaime Moncada-Perez advancing fire protection in Latin America

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

Dyne Fire Protection Labs Receives ISO-17025 Accredited Status from A2LA for Sprinkler Testing Lab

Dyne Fire Protection Labs is excited to announce our ISO-17025 “GeneralRequirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories” accreditation by A2LA for sprinkler testing services. Dyne recently applied for 17025 accreditation…

Robotto – Innovating sustainability

An engineering group from Aalborg University is ready to launch innovative and sustainable drone software to fight wildfires! It all started with a willingness to make a difference for the environment and…

Advanced’s New EvacGo Makes Meeting the BS 8629 Code of Practice Easy

Fire protection solutions manufacturer, Advanced, has launched EvacGo, its evacuation alert system designed to meet the recommendations of BS 8629:2019, relating to buildings containing flats with a storey over 18 metres above…

Hochiki Europe launches Ekho: a new generation of hybrid wireless fire detection products

Leading life safety manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, has launched a new range of hybrid wireless fire detection and alarm equipment. The Ekho product range is EN54-25 approved, RED compliant and takes hybrid wireless…

Perimeter Solutions and CSAA Insurance Group Partner to provide Wildfire Defense

Innovative pilot program will help improve defensible space for homeowners Perimeter Solutions and CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, have partnered to launch a pilot program that can help give homeowners additional…

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Imperial College London Upgrades Fire System to Advanced

A network of fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed as part of a campus-wide system replacement at the Imperial College London (ICL), Hammersmith. Six industry-leading 8-loop MxPro 5 fire…

Telgian Engineering & Consulting Names Pamela Reno Assistant Regional Practice Leader

Telgian Engineering & Consulting (TEC) recently announced the promotion of Pamela Reno to Assistant Regional Practice Leader. In this role, she will be responsible for team management, day-to-day operations, and ensuring client…

Fireaway Inc. named 2020 EXIM Exporter of the Year

Fireaway Inc., manufacturer of the Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression generatorshas been named an Exporter of the Year by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). The company, which has used…

ACTIV PROTECTION!

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV domestic fire systems specified for MoD facility C-TEC’s new Hush ActiV BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm systems are providing top-grade fire protection at several Ministry of Defence-managed…

Apollo Fire Detectors launch the Apollo Advisor Network

Apollo Fire Detectors, one of the world’s leading fire safety solution providers,has launched a new market insight program to help them continue to deliver innovative fire safety products and the highest standards…

BAFE launch Evacuation Alert Systems scheme

BAFE SP207 Scheme: For the Design, Installation, Commissioning & Maintenance of Evacuation Alert Systems BAFE are pleased to announce that the SP207 Evacuation Alert Systems Scheme Document is now available (14/10/2020). Supporting…

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