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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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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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System upgrade delivers ship-shape fire protection at HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast, the most significant surviving Royal Navy warship from the Second World War, has been equipped with leading fire protection from Advanced. Permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames in London, the decommissioned Royal Navy warship, ...

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Fire Safety Act 2021 prompts risk assessment review

Landlords and duty holders are being encouraged to prepare for the Fire Safety Act 2021 which will make significant changes to fire safety regulation. Safety and compliance expert, Bureau Veritas is describing the legislation as a “new era for building ...

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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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