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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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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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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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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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