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07 June 2024

FIRE SAFETY and security solutions provider Chubb is celebrating two decades of supporting Cork City’s largest shopping complex, namely the Mahon Point Shopping Centre, by providing vital life safety solutions.

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07 June 2024

FIRE PROTECTION systems specialist Fike has partnered with The Standard Fluids Corporation to add Fike SF 1230 fire protection fluid to its ever-evolving selection of fire suppressing clean agents.

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07 June 2024

PASSIVE FIRE protection solutions developer Promat has appointed Joshua Slack in the role of commercial director, while Harvey Brown AIFireE takes on the role of national specification manager.

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07 June 2024

SIEMENS HAS further strengthened its UK and Ireland sales team with the appointment of Steve Knight as regional sales manager for fire products with responsibility for the Midlands and South West.

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06 June 2024

HOCHIKI EUROPE has worked in tandem with specialist systems installer Grainger Fire and Security to upgrade the emergency lighting regime at The Unity Theatre on Merseyside, itself a bastion of social justice and community engagement founded back in 1893 by unemployed actors and writers.

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10 June 2024

FIRE STOPPING solutions developer FSi Promat has issued a White Paper highlighting the impact dynamic movement can exert on the effectiveness of penetration seals and outlining what can be done to ensure passive fire protection remains compliant for the lifetime of a building.

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27 May 2024

AJAX SYSTEMS has become a member company of the Fire Industry Association (FIA). The FIA, of course, is the largest fire protection-focused Trad Association in Europe and plays a crucial role in improving fire safety standards. By joining the FIA, Ajax Systems realises opportunities for collaboration with more than 1,000 industry members.

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27 May 2024

FIRE AND Acoustic Seals (FAS), the specialist fire, smoke and acoustic door seals and sealants manufacturer, has launched a new website. The site offers “vastly improved” e-commerce functionality, plus additional features for customers, which include an online login area to view invoices and accounts.

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27 May 2024

STONE WOOL insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL has developed a new cavity barrier system designated SCB. The product is an expansion of the company’s current range of cavity fire stopping products and tested to meet the exacting requirements of BS EN 1366-4:2021.

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04 June 2024

STAMFORD BRIDGE, the West London home of Chelsea Football Club, now boasts an upgraded fire safety system thanks to TP Fire & Security Ltd’s installation of Advanced’s equipment, ensuring protection and peace of mind for fans and members of staff.

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26 May 2024

DIAMOND SYSTEMS, one of Siemens Building Products’ highly valued partners, has produced a video designed to illustrate the importance of manufacturers and installers working closely together to realise the optimum solutions for protecting buildings from the threat of fire.

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20 May 2024

DETECTORTESTERS – ITSELF a portfolio company of Inflexion Private Equity Partners – has announced the acquisition of The Hose Monster Company, the Illinois-based flow testing equipment manufacturer.

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20 May 2024

QUELFIRE has been heavily involved in realising the fire safety regime put in place for Royal United Hospitals Bath, itself a 52-acre site that provides specialist, general acute and emergency treatment for circa 410,000 individuals.

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20 May 2024

DORPLAN, THE specialist developer of door sets and ironmongery solutions, has launched SignetFire, an entirely new brand dedicated to high-performance replacement fire door sets.

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20 May 2024

IN ORDER to help designers and specifiers improve building fire safety, stone wool insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL has launched a new fire barrier product that’s tested in accordance with the latest BS EN standards.

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14 May 2024

AMPAC EUROPE, the specialist developer of fire detection and evacuation solutions, is taking part in the Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) Fire Safety Summit, which runs at the Convention Centre in Dublin on 20 June from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm.

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14 May 2024

APOLLO FIRE Detectors has unveiled its latest breakthrough in fire detection technology with the introduction of the Soteria Tri-Sensor detector. The product integrates cutting-edge dual optical sensing technology with a centrally located heat thermistor and a CO sensor, offering “unparalleled accuracy” in detecting smoke particles, while effectively discriminating against false alarm stimuli.

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14 May 2024

HOCHIKI EUROPE has confirmed the continuation of its partnership with the Banham Academy, the provider of fire safety engineering apprenticeships. This renewed commitment comes in the form of a significant donation of additional fire safety equipment, further enhancing the Banham Academy’s ability to train the next generation of fire safety specialists.

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07 May 2024

FOLLOWING ON from recent testing of its new fire extinguishers, Jactone Products has announced that they’ve received updated BS EN 3 Kitemark certification.

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30 April 2024

VOX IGNIS has launched its new unified PAVA system, designated Unicorn Voice, after receiving the global first UL certification to EN 54-16, the European standard specifying the requirements for voice alarm controls and other equipment used in fire detection and fire alarm systems.

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FEATURES

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27 May 2024

IT’S AN established fact that companies often become insolvent not because they’re inherently bad businesses, but simply because they run out of cash. Here, Philip King explains why a ‘back to basics’-style approach would help many organisations overcome the late payment challenge.

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14 May 2024

IN THE construction industry, selecting the right ventilation system supplier is paramount to any project’s success and efficiency. The decision-making process involves a thorough evaluation, from ensuring compliance with industry standards to addressing specific needs. Here, David Fitzpatrick delves into not-so-obvious questions worth asking before entering into co-operation agreements.

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04 March 2024

IN THE realm of fire detection and alarm systems, the visible costs associated with their purchase often represent merely the tip of the iceberg. The true cost of ownership, asserts Max Jones, encompasses a spectrum of factors that extend far beyond the initial installation price.

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22 February 2024

CRAIG TAYLOR examines how systems integration not only facilitates the early detection of potential fire hazards, but also enables swift and co-ordinated responses, in turn minimising the risk of damage and ensuring the well-being of students and staff alike within the educational setting.

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26 January 2024

THE NEW Year is upon us, writes Tom Roche, which means many of us will be starting to plan our 2024 vacation, while others will be scheduling work trips. In booking your accommodation, though, have you ever spared a thought for fire safety? We normally take such important matters for granted in these premises. It’s well worth remembering why we shouldn’t.

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29 January 2024

LATE LAST year, London Build Expo ran at London’s Olympia. As part of the conference programme for The Fire Safety Stage, a Quelfire-sponsored panel discussion involving selected professionals took place on 16 November from 11.00 am-11.50 am. The core subject up for debate? Standardising processes when it comes to firestopping. Fire Safety Matters reports on the key points that emerged.

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15 January 2024

SELECTING AND then installing the correct passive fire protection system can be confusing given that there’s a range of application requirements and legislation in place, not to mention a host of products from which to choose. Here, Ken Francis addresses some of the most frequent questions posed by customers to members of the technical team at Promat.

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08 January 2024

THE FIRE at the Beechmere Retirement Village in Crewe was one of the biggest incidents attended by the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, writes Tom Roche. Occupied by elderly people, many of whom needed assistance, the facility was located in an unsprinklered building that was vulnerable to fire damage.

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08 January 2024

2024 WILL witness a period of significant change for the construction industry as a whole, with a particularly keen focus placed on fire safety issues (including the provision of passive fire protection). Here, Christophe Bind looks ahead to what’s in store in the New Year.

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04 November 2023

THE HIGH price of underinvestment in school buildings was brought to bear in early September, writes Tom Roche, with the news that 174 schools were either forced to close or otherwise install temporary classrooms due to the presence of crumbling Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC).

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02 October 2023

ARE YOU familiar with instances where firestopping installations may not have been entirely compliant? Maybe a fire collar was not mechanically fixed, a wrap was used in an oversized hole or PU foam was employed to seal around services? If so, the benefit of the doubt is yours. You were working to the best of your knowledge at the time. Indeed, acknowledging how you’ve worked in the past is the first step towards improvement, asserts Darryl Wells.

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10 July 2023

EN 54-23 WAS published in the UK in 2010 and became mandatory on 1 January 2014. After that time, any visual alarm device (VAD) newly installed and used as the primary means of warning as part of a fire alarm system has to conform with this standard. Mike Sutton has the detail.

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20 June 2023

OVER THE last few years, the use of multi-sensor detectors has grown in popularity. Due to such detectors’ ability to detect fire at the earliest possible opportunity by combining multiple sensors within one device, installers and end users alike are reaping the benefits, particularly so as they’ve been proven to reduce the UK’s multimillion-pound economic headache of false alarms. Ian Humby elaborates on the fine detail.

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04 April 2023

HAVE YOU ever thought that Quelfire’s products are perhaps too expensive for the project you’re working on? Here, Craig Wells determines to change that mindset by focusing on the importance of test evidence underpinning fire products and systems used as part of the construction process.

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30 January 2023

THROUGHOUT 2022, as Tony Boyle observes, many notable topics came to the fore within social housing, but have we lost sight of one of the basics when it comes to not only compliance, but also improving the safety of others? Moving into 2023, it’s crucial to recognise and respect the fundamentals regarding safety within the residential environment.

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26 January 2023

THERE IS often talk about why the construction and fire safety industries need to embrace cultural change and what both can do to facilitate that change, but in parallel it’s easy to forget to recognise those steps that have already been taken in the right direction. Here, Rebecca Croton focuses on some of the positive changes realised of late and celebrates the successes of all parties involved, from architects to installers, in making a positive difference.

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09 December 2022

WAREHOUSE FIRES have the potential to be devastating, posing a threat to life, destroying business operations and exerting a detrimental impact on the supply chain. Ahead of the busy Christmas period, Neil Eves offers some Best Practice advice when it comes to fire safety strategies.

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16 November 2022

THE COST of living is at an all-time high just now, so as a business owner how can you deliver a price increase announcement for your customers? Here, Simon Tushingham Jones provides key tips on how to do just that, as well as explaining an effective way in which to increase costs without losing valuable customers.

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07 November 2022

THE TRAGIC fire at Grenfell Tower in June 2017 has led to much examination of the escape protocols for high-rise buildings and the materials and products used within the build process. In parallel with Fire Door Safety Week 2022, which ran from Monday 31 October until Friday 4 November, Alfie Hosker discusses the overriding requirement for the enhanced security and fire performance of door sets.

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04 October 2022

A PHRASE first coined by Elon Musk to describe his first electric car battery production plant, the term ‘gigafactory’ has now become the generic way of describing any large-scale facility that produces lithium batteries for cars on a massive scale. What measures can the businesses running these undertakings put in place as part of their drive to be resilient and protected? Iain Cox offers a timely overview.

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14 April 2022

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