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15 April 2021

AICO HAS announced the launch of the Aico Installer Community, a connected online community built to support ‘Expert Installers’. This community will provide a platform for electrical contractors to discover opportunities, interact and engage with one another, share knowledge and earn rewards.

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15 April 2021

2020 PRESENTED multiple challenges to businesses, especially so in terms of overcoming supply chain interruptions. Spelsberg UK, the manufacturer of electrical enclosures, is now offering its customers the opportunity to overcome these challenges in 2021. Combining the reliability of a responsive, localised supply service with global support, the business is offering a solution to supply interruptions via ‘glocalisation’.

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07 April 2021

A FAULT-tolerant network of Axis EN fire panels devised and supplied by Advanced has been installed at one of Crete’s newest and most exclusive beachfront hotels. Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra, the Robinson Club is designed around ‘neighbourhoods’ of hotel rooms across a 150 acre-site.

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06 April 2021

COMELIT HAS supplied its Atena fire detection panels to the newly-opened Beauchamp City Sixth Form College to ensure the ongoing safety of staff, pupils and visitors alike. Based in the heart of Leicester, Beauchamp City Sixth Form has recently opened its doors for its first term, duly welcoming 350 A-Level students to the renovated city centre office block and former home of BT.

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06 April 2021

NULLIFIRE SC902 has provided a highly decorative finish and the reassurance of guaranteed fire protection under a specialist project at Vitacress Salads. The intumescent coating has achieved two hours’ fire protection at the site in an application carried out by specialist contractor R Lewis and Company (UK) Ltd.

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04 April 2021

KENTEC ELECTRONICS has launched the Ekho wireless fire detection range exclusively to its Kentec Installation Partners (KIP), in turn providing a “highly-sophisticated, reliable, convenient and aesthetically pleasing alternative” to traditional wired systems.

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05 April 2021

FIRE DETECTION equipment manufacturer Global Fire Equipment (GFE) has been awarded EN 54-13:2017+A1:2019 system compatibility approval, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to offering its customers Best-in-Class fire detection and alarm solutions.

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29 March 2021

VIDECON HAS signed a new deal to distribute the Comelit Group’s range of EN 45-13 compliant fire detection systems, including all addressable and conventional solutions.

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27 March 2021

AICO HAS been selected as a key supplier on all categories of the West Midlands Fire Service Framework, which will shortly be available to all UK Fire and Rescue Services (subject to contract).

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25 March 2021

ONE OF South Africa’s vast multi-functional business parks is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s CAST fire alarm system. Located in Cape Town and owned by Inospace, a rapidly-expanding operator of serviced business parks, the Textile Exchange is a two-hectare park situated just minutes from the International Airport.

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22 March 2021

APOLLO HAS recently introduced a new Conventional Manual Call Point to its product portfolio. Following customer feedback, the business has created a product that uses the same operation and resettable mechanism as the popular Apollo Intelligent Manual Call Point.

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13 March 2021

AS PART of the company’s determined drive to be more environmentally conscious, Aico has announced the launch of its new eco-fit range of alarms which actively contributes to the company’s wider commitment towards sustainability and the environment.

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16 March 2021

GLOBAL FIRE detection and alarm systems developer Argus Security has appointed Giorgio Koursaris as its new general manager with responsibility for both Argus and its UK sister brand Hyfire. Koursaris joins at a pivotal moment for the well-known brand, which is about to embark on a series of new product launches that promise to “revolutionise” the fire sector.

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22 March 2021

LIFE SAFETY solutions manufacturer Hochiki Europe has appointed Nathan Hudson as the company’s new sales director. The news comes in the midst of a continued period of growth for the business and a wave of product innovation.

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16 March 2021

GLOBAL FIRE Equipment (GFE), the European-based manufacturer of specialist fire safety systems, has announced the formation of a new company – namely GFE (UK) Fire Ltd – which will trade as Global Fire Equipment (UK). The new business now takes on the role of sole importer for all GFE products throughout the UK.

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04 March 2021

EUROPE-BASED fire detection solutions manufacturer Global Fire Equipment (GFE) has appointed Sudeep Dalvi in the role of technical support engineer for the company’s growing customer base in the Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka, South East Asia and the Middle East.

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08 March 2021

TV AND film studios are often made up of various commercial environments, in turn meaning that they require ultra-dependable and sophisticated life safety systems to protect employees and visitors alike. Recognising this, the management team at London’s Riverside Studios in Hammersmith recently decided to upgrade the on-site fire detection systems.

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04 March 2021

FSi Limited is delivering a variety of fire stopping solutions designed to meet current market needs. The Leicestershire-based company’s website outlines all of the business’ core disciplines and provides full details of product awareness training and Continuing Professional Development sessions.

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08 March 2021

SELECTED TO underpin the 3Ts redevelopment programme at the Royal Sussex County Hospital is a fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels supplied by Advanced.

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04 March 2021

AS A recognised pacesetter when it comes to safety-focused solutions for its existing and prospective customer base, asecos – the specialist in hazardous materials storage and handling – has developed the ION-LINE range of safety cabinets for the storage and charging of lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.

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FEATURES

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13 April 2021

WITH NEW fire safety legislation demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg explains why care home and sheltered housing associations must absolutely prioritise the maintenance of fire doors.

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12 April 2021

RECENTLY, AN article authored by Lars Rohde (the Governor of Denmark’s National Bank) was published in The Financial Times and highlighted the fact that a bank’s capital buffer should work much like a sprinkler system. In other words, writes Iain Cox, it exists to ensure a bank can continue to provide credit in times of crisis, much like a sprinkler contains a fire prior to the arrival of the Fire and Rescue Service.

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10 March 2021

BACK IN August 2019, a fire started in the roof area of a care home in Crewe, but then spread rapidly and completely destroyed the complex. Seventeen months later, a bedroom fire at another care home in Mobberley was extinguished by an automatic sprinkler system in less than three minutes. According to Iain Cox, this begs the question: ‘With so many vulnerable residents in these buildings, why did one care home have sprinklers and the other didn’t?’

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04 March 2021

On Wednesday 3 March from 10.30 am until 11.30 am, Fire Safety Matters ran the latest instalment of the magazine’s ever-popular webinar series, this time around focusing on ‘Protecting High-Rise Residential Buildings from Fire’. Brian Sims reviews the key discussion points that emerged

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01 March 2021

Competency-based qualifications have become a talking point in both the fire safety industry and the construction sector following reports issued in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. Nic Preston deliberates on how the education and fire safety industries can work together on improving individual competencies and evidencing the professionalism of the sector

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01 March 2021

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has always supported technical competence and absolutely backs the growth of apprenticeship programmes across the UK. Trevor Jenks focuses on why the organisation will continue to do so in times ahead

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01 March 2021

National guidance issued by the Government, the Fire and Rescue Services and other important bodies strongly recommends the level of competency within the fire safety industry that practitioners should be striving to attain. Here, Stephen Adams discusses in detail the current competency landscape

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01 March 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic forming the backdrop, Ian Moore explores the importance of online training when it comes to raising the bar on competency and goes on to outline what the future of fire safety training could look like

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01 March 2021

Ever since the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, the $64,000 question to be answered is how might the industry solve the myriad safety issues around tall buildings. This question itself poses many further ones and, as Ray Puttock discovers, almost inevitably delivers a multitude of answers

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01 March 2021

Minimising the risk to life as a result of a fire involving external wall systems is crucial, yet in cases of buildings containing flats, alternative housing options can place people in worse living conditions or even leave them without accommodation altogether. Such that people can continue to live in relative safety in their own homes, Ken Bullock explains why interim solutions are vital for mitigating the risk

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01 March 2021

In the eyes of the law, to what extent do any British or European Standards have to be complied with when it comes to issues of fire safety? With a keen focus on fire sprinkler systems in particular, Stewart Kidd assesses some major court case judgements in a bid to determine the answer

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01 March 2021

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and with the myriad impacts of Brexit already beginning to be felt, Paul Pope explores some of the key challenges facing the UK’s fire sector and pinpoints various ways in which the latter can ably and determinedly prepare for the future

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01 March 2021

Evacuation alert systems are a new type of fire alarm designed for the UK market and described in BS 8629. They’re just one of the many changes being made to the fire safety landscape in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy that occurred on 14 June 2017. Andy Scott evaluates the fine detail

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26 January 2021

The Fire Safety Bill had its third reading – offering a chance for members in the House of Lords to make sure the eventual law is effective, workable and without loopholes – on Tuesday 24 November. Just nine days later, Fire Safety Matters ran a webinar in conjunction with Blackhurst Budd Solicitors to unravel the detail underpinning this planned new legislation. Brian Sims reports

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02 October 2020

Fire safety requirements for rail networks operating within airports pose a unique set of challenges for design teams and, indeed, demand specific management protocols given what can be large occupancy numbers combined with 24-hour services. Here, Tony Cash reviews the key factors considered for the Terminal Transit System at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5

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02 October 2020

With the word ‘smart’ now appearing in front of almost anything, including speakers, cars, heating systems, televisions and even fridges, what are the criteria that dictate or otherwise certify the use of ‘smart’ as a prefix when applied to the built environment? Ray Puttock airs his views on the matter

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02 October 2020

Fires impacting refurbishment projects, such as the catastrophic blaze that broke out at the Notre Dame Cathedral in April last year, remain at the forefront of people’s minds as a direct result of the myriad news headlines they generate. Here, Tony Obadipe outlines the key issues to think about in terms of fire safety regimes for building and refurbishment projects

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02 October 2020

Flame resistant, flame retardant, fire resistant, fire retardant. Is there a difference? Which is the correct choice of ‘FR’ for your team? Reece Buchner explains some of the standards and regulations today’s organisations need to be aware of when making their decision on Personal Protective Equipment

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01 October 2020

QuadCore technology is an insulation core, self-blended and unique to Kingspan, that delivers the highest performance of any closed cell insulation core across four factors: fire, thermal, environmental and longevity. Here, Tony Ryan examines how its application at a key site in Coventry is helping to safeguard the UK’s Industrial Strategy

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01 October 2020

Publication of the draft Building Safety Bill signals the biggest changes to fire safety in 40 years through improved regulations designed to aid the construction industry. Here, Mick Hill explores the importance of providing a ‘golden thread’ of building information by specifying components (including bi-directionally fire-tested riser doors) that offer the highest standards in terms of compliance and performance

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