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Kings Secure Technologies announces Efire acquisition

Specialist fire and security technology provider, Kings Secure Technologies (KST) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire one of the UK’s leading providers of Fire and Life Safety Systems, East Fire Extinguishers and Alarms T/A EFire. First established in 2011 and ...

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Leadership change at the ASFP

This month, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) sees a change of leadership. Current ASFP CEO Steve Davies is stepping down to take up a new challenge with Corrosion Resistant Products Ltd, a division of Indutrade. The ASFP’s Business ...

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ASFP updates online passive fire protection training

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has updated its generic Online Introduction to Passive Fire Protection, which provides a basic overview of passive fire protection (PFP) and its role in the overall fire strategy of a building. In addition, ...

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PTSG acquires Indepth Hygiene Services

Premier Technical Services Group Limited (PTSG) has acquired specialist fire safety company, Indepth Hygiene Services Ltd. Indepth’s core service offering includes fire damper maintenance and grease extract ductwork cleaning. The acquisition strengthens PTSG’s offering in its Fire solutions division and ...

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Compliance expert urges duty holders to pay heed to new fire safety legislation

Today (23 January 2023) the Fire Safety (England) Regulation 2022 comes into effect, putting greater emphasis on the importance of fire doors and fire safety instructions for multi-occupied high-rise buildings. The Hackitt Review, responsible for changing the regulatory landscape of ...

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Living Wall industry launches Best Practice Guidance

The Living Wall industry has launched a Best Practice Guide for designers, specifiers and architects to provide clarity on the latest National Building Regulations. On 1 June 2022 the government introduced a new framework to further strengthen and clarify building ...

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IWFM updates Fire safety management guide

With wide-ranging changes to fire safety starting to come into force from as soon as 23 January 2023, the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) in partnership with PlanRadar has updated its Fire safety management good practice guide (GPG). Providing ...

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ASFP unveils the winners of its 2022 Passive Fire Protection Awards

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) announced the winners of its 2022 Passive Fire Protection Awards at an Awards Dinner at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham on 25 November. Chosen by an independent panel of judges, the winners ...

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The management of smoke vents or AOVs

Conor Logan, Colt’s Technical Director, with a guide to maintaining aov (automatic opening vent) maintenance An ‘AOV’ or ‘Automatic Opening Vent’ is a smoke or fire vent that will open and close automatically when triggered by a control system to ...

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Patol protection for major online retail investment

One of the UK’s best known supermarket chains has chosen Patol Ltd and Securiton Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) to protect a significant investment in expanding the retailer’s online offering. Fulfilment Centres are the latest development designed to help revolutionise online ...

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