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15 October 2021

FIRE PROTECTION solutions supplied by Advanced have been installed to safeguard approximately 140,000 square feet of Grade A office space located at Westferry House, which sits within the Canary Wharf Estate of London’s Docklands.

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04 October 2021

THE RESIDENTS of a London tower block awaiting the replacement of potentially dangerous cladding can sleep soundly following the installation of a Taurus wireless fire system provided by Hyfire.

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04 October 2021

AICO HAS announced its commitment to the Climate Pledge as part of the company’s drive towards sustainable business practices and achieving net zero carbon. The Climate Pledge was founded by Amazon and Global Optimism and brings together a cross-sector community of companies and organisations to tackle the climate crisis and become net zero carbon by the year 2040.

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04 October 2021

DARTFORD MP Gareth Johnson has officially opened a new extension for Kentec Electronics, the manufacturer of life-critical fire control systems, thereby enabling the business to expand its manufacturing, dispatch and stores capability by upwards of 30%.

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04 October 2021

GO IS the new generation, single-loop fire alarm control panel from Advanced. Versatile and “packed” with premium features, Go provides cost-effective access to MxPro 5 range performance, quality and ease of use in a simpler, non-networkable format for complete fire protection peace of mind.

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07 September 2021

JACKSON FIRE & Security is exhibiting at The Fire Safety Event which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 7-9 September. Stand 4/M10 is where the company will be based throughout the show. Company representatives will be happy to answer visitors’ questions and afford an insight into what it means to be one of the company’s franchisees.

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06 September 2021

LIFE-CRITICAL control systems manufacturer Kentec Electronics has welcomed Fortus Group Holdings to its Kentec Authorised Distributor scheme, providing the fire and security solutions distributor with dedicated product training and support and enhancing its ability to offer comprehensive solutions for system installers.

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26 August 2021

C-TEC HAS developed and released an updated version of its NC951 accessible toilet alarm kit. Compact and cost-effective, the new-look kit contains everything that’s required to create a BS 8300 clause-compliant single zone emergency assistance system for any building.

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24 August 2021

FIRE CREST Fire Protection, itself a registered Kentec Installation Partner, has installed a sophisticated Taktis fire panel at its headquarters in Cornwall to train and support its engineers using the technology on future projects.

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16 August 2021

ATENA FIRE detection panels have been installed at an award-winning new eight-form entry secondary school and sixth form academy, itself configured as part of a £100 million development in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire.

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27 July 2021

AT THIS year’s Fire Safety Event, Apollo Fire Detectors’ stand will be located opposite The Fire Safety Theatre which is sponsored by its Halma Group sister company and leading fire control panel manufacturer Advanced.

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27 July 2021

GLOBAL FIRE Equipment (GFE) will showcase the latest additions to its product portfolio of fire detection solutions at The Fire Safety Event 2021.

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27 July 2021

ADVANCED WILL be taking part in the seminar programme at the 2021 edition of The Fire Safety Event, the Nineteen Group-organised show that runs at the NEC in Birmingham from 7-9 September.

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19 July 2021

INDUSTRIAL FIRE detection specialist Patol has introduced a new fibre optic linear heat detection cable (LHDC) and controller suite to its range of solutions and, in doing so, extends the capabilities of LHDC technology.

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27 July 2021

LIFE SAFETY systems manufacturer C-TEC is exhibiting at The Fire Safety Event. Running at Birmingham’s NEC on 7-9 September, the eagerly-awaited show will feature free Continuing Professional Development-accredited educational seminars, 120-plus exhibitors and the fire industry’s latest products, technology and solutions.

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20 July 2021

WIRELESS FIRE safety systems developer Hyfire is in the process of “revolutionising” the fire industry thanks to the introduction of Taurus, a range of high-performance wireless detection, control and alarm devices based on a new protocol that offers “unprecedented” capabilities, quality and reliability.

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16 July 2021

HMS BELFAST, the most significant surviving Royal Navy warship from the Second World War, has been equipped with leading fire protection from Advanced. Permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames in London, the decommissioned Royal Navy vessel is owned and operated by the Imperial War Museum (IWM).

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16 July 2021

SOME OF the oldest and most prized heritage railway carriages in the UK, housed at the internationally renowned Severn Valley Railway, are now benefiting from enhanced protection thanks to cutting-edge wireless fire detection devices supplied by Hyfire.

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19 July 2021

THE 100% WIRELESS SmartCell platform from EMS, launched at the end of last year, will benefit from new devices to be launched in the coming weeks. This coincides with an important and significant firmware update that expands the system to use up to 32 fire detectors. This increases the system significantly with an additional 32 addresses to add Call Points, sounders and EN54-23 VADs along with SmartCell information devices.

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16 July 2021

QDOS, THE BAFE-accredited outsourcing CAD company specialising in the production of fire alarm and fire safety plans for buildings, has expanded by moving to a new head office based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

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FEATURES

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11 October 2021

IN JUNE 2017, the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, a block of flats in West London, claimed the lives of 72 people. In the aftermath of the episode, questions were asked about the safety and security of high-rise buildings, writes Michael Knibbs.

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16 July 2021

In the May 2021 edition of Fire Safety Matters (‘On the Bill’, pp20-21), the focus was on Royal Assent for the Fire Safety Bill to become the Fire Safety Act 2021, its implications for the fire sector and for ‘Responsible Persons’. This time around, Stacey Adams delves further into the revamped regulatory environment created by the Act, the implications for existing legislation and reviews the timescales for implementing the new requirements

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12 July 2021

WHEN ELECTRICIANS are required to install fire detection and fire alarm systems within domestic premises, it’s often the case that the design of such systems is effectively undertaken by others (for example, manufacturers or housebuilders) writes Tim Benstead. For domestic installations, such designers may detail what types of alarms should be installed and where and then provide the alarms specified.

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11 July 2021

The protection of large premises from fire presents a specific challenge for system designers. The first issue to address is the rapid and reliable detection of smoke. Experience has shown that optical beam smoke detectors offer an excellent solution. Nigel Ward details how recent developments have made this option even more attractive

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07 July 2021

Those industry professionals visiting Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre in early September to attend Nineteen Group’s Safety and Security Series will be privy to the UK’s largest group of events wholly dedicated to protecting people, property and assets. Here, Fire Safety Matters takes a look at what’s in store for practitioners at The Fire Safety Event

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07 July 2021

From 7-9 September, The Fire Safety Event makes a triumphal return to the NEC in Birmingham, with organiser Nineteen Events promising a show that’s bigger and better than ever. Here, Fire Safety Matters learns all about what’s on offer for visitors and seminar delegates from event director Tristan Norman

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19 May 2021

AS PART of 2021’s Dementia Action Week (which runs from 17-23 May), Claire O’Meara shares some perspectives on how today’s fire safety-centric technology can help safeguard tenants with dementia.

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25 April 2021

With the fire sector one that operates across the devolved nations, Andy Speake outlines why sector professionals should be pushing for greater and clearer legislation that makes requirements consistent as the current situation leaves many who are not experts in the fire arena confused and unsure as to what to fit in terms of system solutions

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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

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 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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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

On Wednesday 29 July, Fire Safety Matters ran another event in its popular webinar series, this time focused on ‘Ensuring Compliance and Improving Efficiency of Fire Alarm Systems’ and featuring detailed input from solution specialists at LAN Control Systems. Brian Sims reports on proceedings

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30 September 2020

THE RECENT publication of the Government’s draft Building Safety Bill confirms its commitment to putting safety at the heart of all future building design and development. Here, Ges Wallace discusses the document and what it could mean for the future of our built environment.

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28 August 2020

DESPITE THE easing of some of the restrictions around the Coronavirus, there remains a strong emphasis on keeping workplaces COVID-19 secure, with companies who fail to comply facing criminal prosecution. Ian McKinnon discusses what this means for employers and explains what can be done to promote compliance throughout the supply chain.

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01 October 2020

In an exclusive interview for Fire Safety Matters, Western Business Media’s CEO Mark Sennett chats with Paul Pope (Group business development director at Global Fire Equipment and also a director of the Fire Industry Association) and Mike Tobin (chair of the Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association) about the current ‘State of the Nation’ in the UK’s fire industry. The impact of COVID-19, the overriding need for competency and the likely effects of Brexit are very much under the microscope

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20 July 2020

FIRES CAN realise short-term and long-term devastation on data processing operations, but also reach far beyond the Data Centre itself, impacting Data Centre customers, their customers and so on. Here, Richard Taylor examines the key points to consider when formulating a fire safety strategy.

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