Manufacturers of construction products urged to start UKCA process now to achieve certification in time for 1 January 2023 deadline

Manufacturers who have not yet started or completed the UKCA certification process are warned that the 1 January 2023 deadline risks providing a ‘false sense of comfort’ given the time required to successfully conclude the process. Following the UK officially…

Warringtonfire upgrades fire resistant testing laboratory following surge in UKCA certification demand

Warringtonfire, the world leader in fire testing, inspection and certification services, has significantly invested in its High Wycombe testing facility to meet the growth in demand for acoustics, smoke leakage and fire resistance testing. The transformation of the facility includes…

Warringtonfire appoints new European Certification Manager

Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, has announced the appointment of Pascal Coget as European Certification Manager. Pascal joins Warringtonfire from Efectis, where he was CEO of Efectis Netherlands. Prior to this, Pascal spent six years as president of EGOLF,…

Warringtonfire appoints Neal Holden as certification general manager

Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, has strengthened its certification business with the appointment of Neal Holden as general manager. In his role, Neal will lead the operational teams in their delivery of numerous certification schemes, providing additional support and…

Apreco successfully retain EWCL5 status on their pressure relief vents

The safety of building structures is of paramount importance to Apreco. Subsequently, their pressure relief vents undergo rigorous fire testing to the EWCL5 certification. Apreco were the first manufacturer to obtain the EWCL5 for their pressure relief vents following numerous…

Warringtonfire Australia hosts Fire Protection in Buildings webinar

Warringtonfire Australia, part of the Element Materials Technology Group, is hosting a Fire Protection in Buildings webinar designed to inform participants about legal responsibilities under the National Construction Code, compliance, and the role of voluntary third-party certification schemes. In the…

Warringtonfire appoints Kevin LaMalva as US lead

London, UK – February 23, 2021 – Warringtonfire, part of the Element Materials Technology Group, has appointed Kevin LaMalva to lead the US fire-engineering consultancy division as it expands into the region. Kevin has over 13 years of experience as…

A comprehensive approach to Façade Fire Mitigation – Free webinar series

International experts from Intertek, Warringtonfire, Siderise, BRE, Design Confidence, RICS, Saint Gobain, WSP and many more are joining hands for a virtual best practice approach to Façade Fire Mitigation. Presented in a series of four Modules the initiative is supported…

Warringtonfire invests in furnace capabilities in High Wycombe

Independent fire-testing company Warringtonfire, which is part of the Element Group, has invested in new furnace capabilities at its laboratory in High Wycombe. With an increased demand for the testing of doorsets with a maximum size of 1.1m x 2.3m,…

Warringtonfire Australia invests in cone testing capabilities

Independent fire-testing company Warringtonfire, which is part of the Element Group, has invested in cone testing capabilities at its Melbourne, Australia laboratory. The laboratory’s new cone calorimeter evaluates the reaction-to-fire properties of a material in a well-defined fire scenario. Cone…

Fire compartmentation

Readers may recall in Issue 14 of Gulf Fire (April 2019 edition), an article that featured the development of international fire codes and standards. In a similar fashion the use and development of compartmentation can be traced back historically to…

Warringtonfire safeguards technically demanding service offering with significant audit success

Independent fire-testing company Warringtonfire, which is part of the Element Group, has passed three audits at its Frankfurt, Germany laboratory, including a five-year extension to the DAkkS accreditation, and three-year extensions to the designations from the German Federal Motor Transport…

Warringtonfire Invests In Façade Testing Facility In Melbourne

Warringtonfire, part of Element Materials Technology, has completed the latest stage of investment at its fire testing laboratory in Melbourne, Australia. Warringtonfire has an established presence in Australia with significant test capabilities at the NATA-accredited Melbourne laboratory in addition to…

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