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New white paper launched in response to Hackitt’s Independent Review

ASSA ABLOY UK, a provider of door opening solutions, has issued a white paper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The white paper summarises practical ...

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Behind closed doors

Iain McIlwee, CEO of the British Woodworking Federation, explores the importance of fire door maintenance and how everyone can help ensure they remain fit for purpose The final report from Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of the Building Regulations and ...

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Chubb celebrates two centuries of protecting the world

Chubb brothers’ innovation launched the global security industry Chubb Fire & Security Limited is celebrating its 200-year anniversary with a renewed commitment to investment in innovation and customer service. Chubb is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a ...

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Apollo Fire Detectors celebrates first educational installation for its Soteria range

Staff and pupils at Marchwood Junior School, near Southampton, are benefitting from the reliability and innovation of the new SOTERIA range from Apollo Fire Detectors in an installation which marks the range’s first educational application. With nearly 300 pupils aged ...

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Legendary eyewear brands get Advanced protection

An intelligent fire system from global leader Advanced is protecting the headquarters of Luxottica, the world’s market-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashion, luxury, sports and performance eyewear. Founded in 1961, Luxottica Group distributes and produces eyewear for almost every ...

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Leading Kosovo bank selects Advanced protection for new HQ

One of the leading banks in Europe’s newest nation has selected industry-leading Advanced fire systems to protect its new headquarters. The purpose-built HQ of NLB Bank in Pristina, Kosovo is a landmark building in the heart of the Kosovar capital, ...

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BSI revises fire safety standard for commercial buildings

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings – Code of practice. The revised standard is intended to provide good practice to safeguard the lives of building occupants and ...

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False alarm

According to the UK’s Fire Industry Association, false fire alarms cost £1 billion a year, a London fire engine is called to a false alarm every 12 minutes and across England fire and rescue services attended 293,100 false alarms in ...

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Swiftclean helps property managers comply with fire and smoke damper testing

Swiftclean Building Services’ dedicated Fire and Smoke Damper Testing service has been coming to the aid of property managers in recent months, as the sharpened focus of Health & Safety authorities and Fire Brigades has created a new challenge for ...

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FFE showing the latest in smoke and flame detection technology at Security Essen

FFE is showing the latest in smoke and flame detection at Security Essen between September 27-30. The company will be showcasing its Fireray optical beam smoke detectors and its Talentum specialist flame detectors. FFE will be in Hall 3, Booth ...

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