IWMA Water Mist Seminar scheduled to take place in Italy 2019

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will once again hold its one-day seminar on ‘Fire Protection with Water Mist’ in Italy. The seminar, which is free of charge, will take place at FAST (Fondazione delle Associazioni Scientifiche e Tecniche) in Milan on April 11, 2019. A summary of the organisation, the list of applications and the history of water mist will be followed by case studies, giving delegates a deeper


HAIX unites global network for dealer event in Croatia

For the first time in HAIX’s seventy-year history, international dealers and team members gathered together for a two-day event in Croatia. Distributors from 27 different nations across Europe, Asia and South America met for a behind the scenes glimpse of the brand, from updates on new product developments set to launch next year to an all areas factory tour. With 1.2 million pairs of shoes supplied to customers annually, with

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Safety Design in Buildings discuss Fire Precautions at Dammam Conference

Safety Design in Buildings conducted its third conference in the Kingdom this year at the Sheraton in Dammam on October 10. Co-hosted by the Saudi Council of Engineers and the SFPE, the welcoming address was held by Saad Al Shahrani, Chairman of the Board, Saudi Council of Engineers followed by a keynote address by the Dammam Civil Defense. Leading industry experts and leaders made up the speaker panel and arrived from


Apollo to showcase latest product range at Intersec Dubai 2019

Apollo Fire Detectors, specialists in the design and production of high-quality fire detection equipment, will showcase its latest Test Set and new SOTERIA Dimension, at Intersec Dubai 2019. A full demonstration of the Apollo Test Set will be on display at the designated stand, Hall 4-F10, showcasing the capabilities of the portable testing device, which is designed to help commissioning and system maintenance engineers. The Apollo Test Set guarantees that

FIRESA Council at the NFCC Conference

The National Fire Chiefs Council held its International Improvement and Innovation Conference at the Fire Service College over 11th-12th October. A collaborative approach to innovation within the sector is seen by FIRESA Council as an essential part of the process of evolution of the Fire and Rescue Services and the provision of new equipment and methodologies a vital contribution to more effective fire-fighting and greater fire-fighter safety. We were delighted that


Over 2,700 attendees show they will “Never Forget” at sixth annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Firefighters, their families, friends and community members from across the nation gathered at historic Lambeau Field on Saturday, September 22nd to participate in the sixth annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. Over 2,700 participants promised to “never forget” by honouring and remembering the 343 New York firefighters who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. This year’s event raised more than $135,000 with all proceeds benefitting the NFFF and has again been

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Winners of inaugural Intersec Awards celebrated at glittering function in Dubai

The winners of the inaugural Intersec Awards celebrated at a glittering function in Dubai, with the Dubai Frame and Sheikh Zayed Sports City Stadium among the victors at the Middle East’s only awards ceremony dedicated to excellence in security and fire protection.   The 12 winners across 11 categories were announced in front of 250 industry professionals at a gala dinner on the 20th September 2018 at Dubai’s Habtoor Palace, after

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Kentec’s next generation Taktis fire panel for largest sites takes centre stage at Essen

Kentec is showcasing its life-critical control systems at Security Essen, with its next generation Taktis 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel taking centre stage.   The Taktis 16L extends the current Taktis fire panel to provide up to 144 zone indications. It supports more than 2,000 detection devices and can network up to 128 panels, making it ideal for the largest sites such as schools, hospitals, multi-site retail/supermarkets, critical infrastructure

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Hochiki Europe to show latest life safety technology at Security Essen 

Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, will be showcasing a range of its latest technology at Security Essen from 25th-28th September at MESSE ESSEN. Solutions on display at stand 6E30 include Hochiki Europe’s ACD-EN CO multi-sensor, the new range of short circuit isolator (SCI) sensors and FIREscape Emergency Lighting.   The ACD-EN is the most technologically superior multi-sensor ever developed by Hochiki Europe. In addition to smoke, heat and carbon monoxide (CO)

FIM Expo

FIM Expo: Connecting those interested in Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

It’s now two months until next FIM Expo, Thursday 4th October 2018. This time FIM Expo will take place at Doncaster Racecourse. Doncaster is one of the oldest (and in terms of physical capacity – largest) established centres for horse racing in Britain, and is easily accessible by road from Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, and Lincoln areas. Organised by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many of the UK’s