Johnson Controls

What's new in clean agent technology

Selection of the right fire suppression system can seem a complex task!  Learn more about what’s new in clean agent technology in this informative webinar brought to you by Johnson Controls and 3M. Speakers Alan Elder, Fellow – Engineered Systems from Johnson Controls and Bart Goeman, Market Development Manager for 3M Novec 1230 will present on: What to look for in specifying fire protection solutions Evolution of clean agent solutions

Patol

Patol selected as detection supplier for prestigious laboratory project

A line-type detector supplied by Patol has been selected as the heat detection method in a new fire protection installation in a laboratory working in a Hazardous environment operating within a Ministry Of Defence site. The fire safety at the laboratory is provided through a Fire Detection system installed by Honeywell featuring a SecuriSens ADW 535-2 line-type heat detector connecting to an extinguishant Fire Control Panel. The detector from Securiton,

LGA

LGA call for tougher sprinkler regulations

A new briefing issued by the LGA calls on ministers to ensure that automatic fire suppression systems (AFSS) are installed in new buildings where vulnerable people sleep. It also calls on the Government to lower its threshold on the height of new buildings where AFSS systems, such as sprinklers are mandatory, from 30 metres down to 18 metres high. “Not only are these measures proven to be more effective in

AESG

Building owners in the Emirates could reduce risk of fire losses by correctly implementing UAE fire code, says AESG

In the year since the major update to the UAE’s Fire and Life Code of Practice in early 2018, its implementation rate has been steadily growing at an encouraging pace. AESG states that while new developments have been quick to implement the regulations and safety measures stipulated in this code, there is need for existing properties to follow suite. At its Fire and Facades Forum held this month in Dubai,

Key Hose

Key Hose launches the first new diameter attack line in decades, TRU-ID 2.25-inch

Key Hose has launched the first new diameter attack line in decades. Introducing TRU-ID 2.25-inch, the latest addition to true diameter hose solutions. When introduced in 2017, TRU-ID set new standards for ergonomic, lightweight, high quality, double-jacketed attack lines. Now, TRU-ID 225 adds more options to this game-changing line of high-performance attack lines. TRU-ID 225 combines an exclusive true internal diameter of 2.25-inch with a smaller outside diameter for a

Hainsworth Technology

Hainsworth Technology reveals new identity with the needs of the modern-day firefighter at its core

Hainsworth Technology has overhauled their brand in response to demand for a refreshed identity that makes a deeper connection with the modern-day firefighter. By listening, Hainsworth Technology have not only been able to develop cutting edge fabrics that surpass international standards, but also to produce textiles that meet the specific needs of those who wear PPE daily on the frontline. The new identity aims to project this ethos and demonstrate

Perimeter Solutions

Perimeter Solutions expands sales presence in Africa

Perimeter Solutions has announced the appointment of industry veteran Dave Jackson as Regional Sales Representative for Africa. Mr. Jackson entered the fire protection industry in 1998 serving in various technical, sales and business development capacities. A seasoned special hazard and HSE practitioner, Dave brings more than twenty-one years’ experience to Perimeter Solutions having worked for some of the industries most well-respected companies including Scott Health & Safety, ADNOC, Concorde Abu

Texas fire

A Texas petrochemical facility fire has been extinguished, four days after it started

A fire burning into its fourth day at a petrochemical facility in a suburban Houston area has been extinguished, officials say. “As of 3am today (Wednesday), the firefighting crews on the scene of the ITC Tank Farm Fire are reporting that all tank fires have been extinguished,” Intercontinental Terminals Company said in a news release. “Crews continue to spray foam and water on the tanks to facilitate cooling and prevent

Discover emerging technologies at The Emergency Services Show 2019

How emerging technologies are improving the efficiency and operational effectiveness of emergency response is set to be the key focus of The Emergency Services Show 2019, the UK’s largest event for the emergency services taking place in Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 September. “Technology and innovation are enabling our emergency services to tackle the complex and dynamic challenges they face today and into