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23 June 2022

PILKINGTON UK Limited, itself part of the NSG Group, has supplied 5,000 high-performance glass panels for the Elizabeth Line project. Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK has installed almost four kilometres of the fire-resistant glazing as part of screen and door systems across eight Elizabeth Line stations.

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18 May 2022

NULLIFIRE IS ramping up its supply chain activities in a determined bid to bring next generation support to clients looking for a seamless solution in smart passive fire protection.

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10 May 2022

THIRD PARTY certification will be the central theme for Warringtonfire at FIREX International 2022, with the company running a series of live demonstrations, interactive exhibits, Continuing Professional Development-accredited training sessions and seminars when the show takes place at London’s ExCeL between 17 and 19 May.

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19 April 2022

THE ASSOCIATION for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has further expanded its head office team with the appointment of Lauren Smith in the role of operations administrator.

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19 April 2022

TIO FIRE Safety, the software company behind the UK’s first true digital fire logbook, has launched a “fast and focused” asset management tool that’s specifically designed for fire safety service and maintenance businesses.

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04 April 2022

ONE OF the UK’s leading residential property management companies has described how its employees’ workdays have been “transformed” since the decision was taken to roll-out Tio Fire Safety’s true digital fire logbooks across its portfolio of multiple-occupancy sites.

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28 February 2022

FSi – THE manufacturer of passive fire protection and cavity barrier systems – will be exhibiting at The Fire Safety Event, which takes place from 5-7 April at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. Members of the company’s technical and commercial teams will be on hand to discuss current and future project requirements.

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28 February 2022

PASSIVE FIRE protection solutions developer Nullifier has launched a new promotional campaign entitled ‘It’s All About’ that’s purpose-designed to highlight the brand’s approach. Manufactured in the UK, Nullifire’s products have a track record of performance and compliance, with the solutions range tested extensively and fully certified for a range of fire protection needs.

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15 February 2022

WITH ROOFS maintaining their prominent role in contemporary building design, ROCKWOOL has issued a White Paper offering Best Practice advice on managing fire risk when it comes to planning and installing flat roofs.

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31 January 2022

FOLLOWING ON from two years in which COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on businesses, lives and the economy worldwide, simPRO has pinpointed several key trends that can be expected to impact field service-focused fire safety solutions companies during 2022.

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24 January 2022

THE LATEST development of Kingspan’s QuadCore 2.0 self-blended insulation technology demonstrates that innovation and product performance enhancement do not need to be delivered to the detriment of the planet.

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12 December 2021

COOPERS FIRE is continuing its series of free monthly Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars delivered via the Zoom digital platform. The seminars are focused on fire curtains and when and where such a solution should be specified in the built environment.

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12 December 2021

PREDICTIONS SUGGEST that an additional 9.3 million people will move to the UK’s cities by 2022, driving the trend for vertical construction to create more space for homes. In response, ROCKWOOL has developed a new high-rise hub designed to support the specification of non-combustible stone wool insulation solutions for residential projects.

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14 November 2021

SIDERISE – THE manufacturer of passive fire and acoustic insulation solutions for the UK and overseas markets – has joined the Construction Products Association (CPA) as a new affiliate member. With a fundamental ethos of providing class-leading façade fire protection and interior noise control solutions, Siderise will “deliver fresh insight and expertise” for many of the CPA’s key work streams and priority areas.

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14 November 2021

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS has been officially presented with Her Majesty The Queen’s 2021 Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category in recognition of the asset protection company’s “business excellence”.

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20 September 2021

SIDERISE INSULATION has launched a suite of passive fire protection products specifically engineered for masonry facades, in turn making it easy for specifiers and developers alike to choose the right protection for their buildings.

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03 August 2021

PROFAB ACCESS, Howe Green and Bilco UK form the Access 360 division of Tyman UK & Ireland, providing a total manufacturing solution for roof, wall and floor access products used in the construction industry. Profab Access will be exhibiting the company's latest solutions at The Fire Safety Event 2021.

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27 July 2021

THE ASSOCIATION for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be exhibiting at The Fire Safety Event. This is the organisation’s first appearance at an industry gathering this year due to the restrictions that have necessarily been imposed by the Government as a result of COVID-19.

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16 July 2021

THE CONSTRUCTION Products Group (CPG) has completed the second stage of a £20 million investment package realised by RPM International and specifically designed to bring next generation manufacturing capability and enhanced customer service to all of its brands.

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19 July 2021

RESPONDING TO the market’s need for simplified specification of fire stopping solutions in rainscreen systems, ROCKWOOL has streamlined its range of open state cavity barriers (ie SP Firestop OSCB) to provide a two-hour performance rating for both 25 mm and 44 mm open cavities.

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FEATURES

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28 May 2022

THE SUBJECT of competency in relation to fire safety was brought to the fore in the wake of Grenfell Tower and Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. Here, Justin Maltby-Smith discusses the importance of confirming competency and individuals’ responsibilities within the ‘golden thread’ of fire safety.

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28 May 2022

SINCE THE beginning of the year, there has been a raft of new announcements from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on the subject of building safety and, of course, the cladding crisis. Niall Rowan discusses their implications for the construction industry.

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22 July 2021

Peter Baker is at the very forefront of establishing the new Building Safety Regulator within the Health and Safety Executive and leading on the delivery of a stronger and more robust safety regime for higher risk residential developments. Brian Sims unearths more of the underpinning detail in conversation with the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings

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16 July 2021

What steps can fire safety engineers and specifiers take to identify suitable construction products and how can manufacturers – and notably so the manufacturers of fire safety solutions – better support them in ensuring that every building is safe, compliant and built to last? Graham Laws searches for some definitive answers

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09 July 2021

Sadly, the most common cause of death in a fire incident continues to be the excessive inhalation of gas, smoke or toxic fumes. In-built fire curtain barriers are included as one element of building designs to prevent the spread of flames and smoke and, as a result, reduce the risk to occupant safety. David Keeble focuses his attentions on the fine detail

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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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15 June 2021

FOUR YEARS on from the Grenfell Tower disaster we mourn those who died, writes Reece Goodman, but also take stock of what has happened since then.

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05 May 2021

from across Europe will continue to push the boundaries to ensure that the testing and classification of construction products is suitable and sufficient to ensure the safety of modern buildings. Niall Rowan discusses some of the significant issues affecting fire safety – and in particular passive fire protection – in Europe

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29 April 2021

In an exclusive first interview for the sector’s trade media, Fire Safety Matters’ Editor Brian Sims hears from the Association for Specialist Fire Protection’s new CEO Steve Davies about his bold plans for the organisation and also learns about his considered views on upcoming issues and concerns relating to the passive fire protection sector

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25 April 2021

Fire safety professionals and architects are justifiably focusing their attentions on ensuring that the designs and materials used during the construction of new buildings and the renovation of existing structures are not just compliant, but also following established industry Best Practice. Here, Joan Ferrer turns his attentions towards fire safety in relation to inverted flat roofs

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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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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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13 July 2020

THE DISPARITIES between Approved Document B (Fire Safety) Volume 1 and the recent revision of Part 6 of BS 5839 present housing providers with varying guidelines on the minimum requirement of fire safety provisions their property portfolio should currently specify. Ian Ballinger outlines why housing providers should consider pairing an LD1 Category specification with the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence to future-proof their housing portfolio.

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02 July 2020

AS AN industry, we’re now well versed and experienced in the value of sprinkler systems. Here, James Broadest explains precisely why it’s crucial to deliver continuing education on this matter so Government bodies and building owners alike recognise the truism that substantial costs – and lives – can be saved thanks to retrofitted fire sprinklers.

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23 April 2020

IN THESE rather challenging and somewhat surreal times for us all, Andy Hicks examines precisely why now is most definitely not the time to neglect fire safety on construction sites and temporary Coronavirus-related facilities.

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20 January 2020

With fire safety increasingly a key consideration for the design of any commercial building, James Reed explains the key features to look for in a fire curtain to ensure it proves the best possible line of defence if and when a fire breaks out.

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