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Research finds many companies are ill-equipped to deal with fires at their sites

New research by fire safety specialist, JLA, has revealed  UK businesses are placing employee and customer safety at risk through a failure to test their fire equipment to meet legal requirements According to the nationally representative survey of 250 business owners, ...

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Government sets deadline for developers involved in the cladding crisis to agree a plan of action

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove has issued a warning to developers that they must pay to fix the cladding crisis that they caused as he overhauls the government’s approach to building safety. Gove has ...

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Advanced reaches new heights at Manchester climbing centre

A QuickZone conventional fire alarm system from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at BlocHaus Climbing, Manchester’s newest bouldering wall. Newly opened, BlocHaus Climbing boasts an array of facilities at its East Manchester site, including 130 climbable boulders, routing roof ...

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New director & general manager appointed

Drax (UK) Ltd (Trading as Drax 360) is delighted to announce the appointment of Glenn Grant as Director and General Manager. Well known throughout the fire alarm and detection industry, Glenn will head up the Drax 360 division, bringing with ...

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Venting safely

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt explains why maintaining your smoke vents properly is so important Smoke vents are a crucial part of a building’s fire safety system and work in conjunction with other mechanisms such as smoke curtains and ...

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Baldwin Boxall designs residential tower emergency communication solution

Following the Grenfell Tower incident resulting in the tragic loss of life in 2017, and other events in residential towers, it has become clear that a method of informing residents of a situation is urgently needed. Baldwin Boxall has addressed ...

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PTSG acquires Neo Property Solutions

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has acquired passive fire protection business, Neo Property Solutions Limited. Based in Leeds, Neo Property Solutions delivers the survey, design, installation, testing and certification of fire-rated composite and timber doors, fire door maintenance, fire-rated ...

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SPIE wins four-year deal at the University of Ulster

SPIE UK has secured a four-year contract to deliver fire systems maintenance services at the University of Ulster. The SPIE UK team will be working across all four of the university’s campuses, which are located at Magee (Derry/Londonderry), Coleraine, Jordanstown ...

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Fire safety concerns in commercial property as incidents see 46% rise

Commercial properties left vacant or unattended throughout the pandemic are likely to have deteriorated over time, creating increasingly hazardous environments. Recent data has revealed that, despite a decline in fatal fire related incidents since 2011, there has been an increase ...

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Sika’s flexible solution for fire rated joints

Not only are building joints potential weak spots for air and water leakages, but they can also fuel the spread of heat, smoke and flames. For effective passive fire protection, Sikasil® 670 Fire Rated Silicone Joint Sealant from building chemicals ...

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