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Hochiki Europe Roundtable: How can we improve life safety in care homes?

Over the last 12 months, the country has watched Covid-19 tear through care homes and leave devastation in its wake. With the sector experiencing the first major escalation in fatalities due to…

Siemens’ new natural extinguishing agents protect business continuity in critical areas

Siemens Smart Infrastructure introduces its new natural agent extinguishing portfolio, Sinorix NXN. Focusing on the protection of lives, assets and business continuity, the new fire extinguishing portfolio combines simplicity with advanced technology…

NFPA announces launch of CRAIG 1300, an all-new Community Risk Assessment Insight Generator that helps identify, assess and mitigate public safety risks

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced the official launch of CRAIG 1300, an innovative community risk assessment (CRA) dashboard powered by mySidewalk, a leading technology company. CRAIG 1300 helps fire…

Aico sign the Zero Carbon Shropshire pledge

Aico have signed the Zero Carbon Shropshire (ZCS) pledge to support other local businesses on the journey to net zero and show their commitment to addressing the Shropshire-wide climate and ecological crisis.…

Tours Duo rises on a former industrial site on the edge of the River Seine in the Paris Rive Gauche district. (Pyroguard)

Pyroguard protect makes the difference for prestigious Paris project: Tours Duo

Engineered to meet specific project requirements, Pyroguard’s range of toughened fire safety glass, Pyroguard Protect, in E30, EI60 and EI120, has been specified for one of the most daring architectural creations ever…

DHF supports – and leads – at autumn fire, safety and security events

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced it will be taking part in a number of key industry events in the autumn highlighting its continuing support for professionalism and raising standards across…

Firefighters identify deadly private sector inspection threat in Building Safety Bill

Fire Brigades Union general secretary Matt Wrack has responded to the Building Safety Bill passing its second reading in Parliament on 21 July by saying that it is ‘vitally flawed’ in its…

Sika’s flexible solution for fire-rated joints

Not only are building joints potential weak spots for air and water leakages but they can also fuel the spread of heat, smoke and flames. For effective passive fire protection, Sikasil 670…

New website for Wrexham Mineral Cables provides wide-ranging content on fire safety issues

Wrexham Mineral Cables, a leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral cables, has announced the launch of its upgraded website. As well as a completely fresh look, the website – www.wrexhammineralcables.com – has…

The product family from left to right: Dryad Silvanet solar-powered mesh gateway 67x28cm (without antenna); solar-powered digital nose (9x10cm without antenna, 19x10cm with antenna); mains or solar-powered border gateway (27x25cm plus antenna). (Dryad)

Dryad Networks launches Silvanet, aiming to save 400m tons of CO2 emissions with its ultra-early wildfire detection IoT solution

Environmental IoT start-up Dryad Networks has joined the fight against climate change with the launch of Silvanet, its large-scale IoT network for the ultra-early detection of wildfires and, in a forest near…

Aico ladies take on the Pedal Pushers bike ride challenge

Aico, the European leader in home life safety, were delighted to host Adrenaline Sporting Events ladies-only Pedal Pushers event on Sunday, 18 July, with Aico colleagues also getting involved in the challenge…

Positive vote on EN 50710 opens the doors to the provision of secure remote services

Euralarm’s Services Section reports an important step forward for service providers and end-users of remote services: the very positive vote on the EN 50710, Requirements for the provision of secure remote services…

StocExpo 2022 Industry Trends Report goes live

This report is the result of months of research and we are proud to present it to you. We hope that it provides the industry with insight into the most critical challenges…

Understanding Wind Turbine Fire Protection

Humankind is believed to have utilized wind energy since as early as 5,000 BC. Historically, Europeans—notably the Dutch—have been the most well-known for their forward-thinking use of windmills. But before the turn…

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Are your doormats flame retardant?

With more manufacturers and businesses becoming aware of the importance of fire safety, greater steps are being taken to ensure products are as fire retardant as possible. However, an item that is…

A clear solution to growing waking watch costs

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) recently advised a London Assembly committee that there are now over 900 blocks – with the figure steadily rising – of flats with a waking watch in…

Cardiff apartments meet BS 8629 Code of Practice with installation of EvacGo

Two seven-storey residential apartment buildings in the cultural and social hotspot of Cardiff Bay are now protected by evacuation alert systems from UK manufacturer, Advanced. The EvacGo panels have been installed to…

Hempel launches Hempafire Pro cellulosic fire protection coatings in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

World-leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched its Hempafire Pro range of passive fire protection coatings in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The products maintain the stability of steel structures in the…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ set for a new date of 5-8th October 2021

We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, given the current situation in Sydney and restrictions on interstate travel.  After working collaboratively with the ICC Sydney…

Now open! NFPA 2022 call for proposals

This year marks NFPA’s 125th anniversary, with the celebrations culminating in the return of the NFPA Conference & Expo in Boston, which will take place on 6–9 June 2022 at the Boston…

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