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NBS and ASFP announce safety-based collaboration

NBS, a leading specification and product information platform for the construction industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), the UK’s leading association for the passive fire protection sector. The partnership aims ...

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Derwent fm expands healthcare portfolio

Derwent Facilities Management Ltd has been awarded a fire management deal with Diaverum UK, who work in close partnership with the NHS to deliver high quality renal services for people with chronic kidney disease. The contract has been awarded for ...

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Fire resistance inspections for existing buildings

Allan Jowsey and John Dunk, Directors at PFP Specialists Ltd on the importance of demonstrating fire protection capability in older buildings PFP or Passive Fire Protection products and materials are installed in structures to provide fire protection in the event ...

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ASFP names new governing council

Following its Annual General Meeting, held online on the 28 April, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced the appointment of its new Chair and Vice Chair and elected a new Council. Chris Miles of UL was appointed ...

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New appointment puts spotlight on Advanced’s emergency lighting

Global fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has appointed Hanif Ghodawala as new business development manager for its emergency lighting division. In his new role, Hanif will draw on more than 20 years’ experience working for high-profile fire detection ...

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Cori-Seal Systems highlights the hidden fire safety dangers within schools and commercial buildings

Cori-Seal® is an innovative new solution for missing smoke stoppers within existing schools and buildings that have trapezoidal perforated decks or beams within its structure. Due to recent growing concern regarding fire safety within the built environment, Cori-Seal® Systems Ltd ...

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Johnson Controls launches 700 Series microprocessor-based conventional fire detectors

New series of conventional detectors have built-in microprocessors that monitor and respond to smoke density, fixed temperature, and rate-of-rise of temperature Drift compensation feature extends service life and reduces maintenance needs Detectors are designed and manufactured in Europe and comply ...

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Advanced’s MxPro 5 selected for £485m hospital redevelopment project

A fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels from Advanced has been selected to protect the 3Ts Redevelopment programme at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. 36 4-loop MxPro 5 fire panels, 46 repeater panels and two custom-built AdSpecials panels from ...

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Only 1% of buildings complying with vital fire safety measure, says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has raised it concerns over the huge numbers of fire and smoke dampers remaining untested in thousands of buildings across the UK, which play a crucial role in fire safety. The Association fears that ...

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Improve your understanding of BS 8629 with Advanced

Fire protection solutions manufacturer Advanced, has launched two new courses to aid understanding of the BS 8629 Code of Practice recommendations and the EvacGo system designed to meet them. ‘A Guide to Meeting BS 8629’ is a continuing professional development ...

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