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Baldwin Boxall celebrates 40 years at Firex and announces seven year warranty gift!

Since its formation in 1982, the Baldwin Boxall brand has become a steadfast symbol of reliability and quality. Celebrating 40 years the company has announced the introduction of a seven-year warranty on all its own manufactured products purchased on or after 17th May 2022. The ...

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FDIS data finds three quarters of fire doors do not meet UK standard

The Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) is warning of a “tragedy waiting to happen” after it found that three quarters of the fire doors inspected in the UK by its approved inspectors did not meet the required standard. The data, ...

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ASFP expands its range of guidance documents

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has released three new and three updated documents which cover the structural fire protection of steel beams with corrugated webs, the firestopping of metal pipes, and planned maintenance. The new Advisory Notes 27, ...

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Ashburton Triangle mixed-use development installs Advanced fire protection

A hat-trick of fire protection solutions from UK manufacturer, Advanced, is now installed at a sought-after, mixed-use development just metres from the Emirates Stadium, home to premiership football club, Arsenal. Three 8-loop, one 4-loop and one 2-loop MxPro 5 fire ...

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Fire safety amendments

What the latest amendments to The Building Safety Bill mean for the installation and commissioning of fire safety systems. By Conor Logan Technical Director, Colt  Act responsibly or face hefty financial and legal consequences. This is the message the government ...

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AI-powered system from Highlight Parking helps prevent catastrophic fires by detecting smoke or fire in seconds

Key to preventing the devastation, damage and injury caused by fire is early detection. Highlight Parking has launched its AI-powered Smoke and Fire Early Warning System S.A.F.E., which detects smoke or fire within just a few seconds in any environment ...

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Advanced offers trouble-free fire protection at world’s ninth largest golf resort

Two fault-tolerant networks of MxPro 5 fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, have been installed as part of a fire system upgrade at the Manor House & the Ashbury Hotels in Devon. Set in 500 acres on the edge of ...

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Employee complacency over fire safety is a top concern for business leaders

As employees return to their places of work following the pandemic, new research has revealed that UK business leaders are most concerned about employee complacency relating to fire safety following false fire alarms in the workplace. The research carried out ...

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Protecting escape routes

Smoke is different to fire says Conor Logan, Colt’s Technical Director, which is why a properly maintained smoke control system is vital to help protect people, businesses and buildings Smoke control systems are designed to protect escape routes for occupants ...

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Fire Safety commitments to be more rigorously enforced

Andrew Shankland, Managing Director, Linear Building Compliance In recent years, fire safety has taken centre stage in the construction industry for all the wrong reasons. Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, and the subsequent Hackett Review, the focus ...

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