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Thousands of Brits are left in danger by inadequate fire safety features
Fire Safety & Prevention

Thousands of Brits are left in danger by inadequate fire safety features

Experts are calling for more to be done to stop fire protection systems from failing, after figures from the Home Office revealed that over half …

Waterguard and Ramtech Unveil Fire and Leak Detection Collaboration
Fire Safety & Prevention

Waterguard and Ramtech Unveil Fire and Leak Detection Collaboration

Construction technology specialists, Waterguard and Ramtech, have announced plans to interlink their leak and fire detection systems in a bid to improve efficiencies on construction …

ARE WE PRIORITISING ENERGY EFFICIENCY OVER BUILDING RESILIENCE AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY?
Fire Safety & Prevention

ARE WE PRIORITISING ENERGY EFFICIENCY OVER BUILDING RESILIENCE AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY?

In a post-Covid world, the need to consider the overall sustainability of the built environment in order to make sure we build and renovate in …

AEI Cables clinches multi-million dollar Sky City contract at Hong Kong airport
Fire Safety & Prevention

AEI Cables clinches multi-million dollar Sky City contract at Hong Kong airport

Industry leader AEI Cables has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply low voltage power and fire performance cables to the prestigious Sky City …

WHY ACTIVE FIRE PROTECTION MUST PLAY  A ROLE IN SUSTAINABILITY
Fire Safety & Prevention

WHY ACTIVE FIRE PROTECTION MUST PLAY A ROLE IN SUSTAINABILITY

In a post-Covid world, governments are being urged by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to implement deep building renovation and performance standards for newly constructed …

WHY DO SCHOOLS LACK  FIRE PROTECTION SUCH AS SPRINKLERS?
Fire Safety & Prevention

WHY DO SCHOOLS LACK FIRE PROTECTION SUCH AS SPRINKLERS?

The upheaval in education due to the pandemic in the past year has only highlighted how damaging the closure of schools has been and the …

TWO UNSPRINKLERED FACTORY FIRES, SAME OUTCOME: TWO DESTROYED BUILDINGS
Fire Safety & Prevention

TWO UNSPRINKLERED FACTORY FIRES, SAME OUTCOME: TWO DESTROYED BUILDINGS

In early April, when industrial fires broke out in two different locations, they both had the same devastating outcome. On the 10th April, a fire …

Fire Tears Through Tower-Block Near Canary Wharf With Similar Cladding To Grenfell Tower
Fire Safety & Prevention

Fire Tears Through Tower-Block Near Canary Wharf With Similar Cladding To Grenfell Tower

Emergency services were called to a 19-storey tower-block over the weekend when a fire broke out at New Providence Wharf development, near Canary Wharf, which reportedly had cladding similar to …

Smoke control systems must remain operational to protect occupants of high-rise buildings
Fire Safety & Prevention

Smoke control systems must remain operational to protect occupants of high-rise buildings

The recent discovery that the smoke control system on Grenfell Tower had been inoperative for over a year before the refurbishment and that the tenant …

SSAIB awarded accreditation to certify installers for BAFE’s emergency evacuation scheme
Fire Safety & Prevention

SSAIB awarded accreditation to certify installers for BAFE’s emergency evacuation scheme

SSAIB has announced it has achieved accreditation for BAFE’s SP207 scheme for emergency evacuation systems, which are used by Fire and Rescue services to prioritise …