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Firestopping solutions start with Sika

Navigating the often-complex process of choosing the correct passive fire protection system for a project can be a challenge but thanks to leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika, specifiers can take advantage of a range of in-house support services including product ...

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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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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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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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Panasonic Security Solutions supports key workers and IPSA by joining as a founder

Panasonic Security Solutions has become a Founder of the relaunched International Professional Security Association (IPSA). It will assist IPSA to represent the industry with “one voice” and drive security standards and professionalism forward. The association is dedicated to supporting those individual ...

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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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KST enters into a definitive agreement to acquire Cougar Monitoring

Kings Secure Technologies (KST), a provider of specialist services within the Fire & Security industry, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Midlands-based CCTV and security systems monitoring firm, Cougar Monitoring Ltd. Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer of KST, stated: ...

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FPA data reveals the huge financial impact of fires on businesses and services

Data released by the Fire Protection Association (FPA) has revealed the significant financial impact on businesses and key services in the UK caused by fires. The analysis of 4,782 major UK fires between January 2009 and December 2019 where the ...

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ASFP seeks new CEO as Niall Rowan announces plans to step down

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer following an announcement by the current CEO Niall Rowan of his intention to step down after the Association’s Annual General Meeting in 2021. Rowan took on ...

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