Intersec 2019 opens in Dubai, featuring 1,212 exhibitors from 54 countries New Intersec Future Security Summit launches with 40-plus regional and international experts and government speakers Intersec 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, opened in Dubai yesterday (20 January), featuring 1,212 exhibitors from 54 countries. The annual three-day event, which runs until 22nd January at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, is organised
Stage set for return of world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade fair in Dubai Stage set for return of world’s leading security, safety and fire protection trade fair in Dubai. Live-action firefighting and emergency rescue operations, drone demonstrations and a revamped conference discussing Artificial Intelligence and safety planning for cities of the future and securing the Dubai Expo 2020, are some key features of Intersec 2019, as the
Dubai’s residential 79-storey skyscraper, the Torch Tower, was subjected to a huge fire on the 3rd August – which is the second fire on a large scale the building has suffered in the last two years. Civil defence workers in the United Arab Emirates city managed to successfully evacuate the building and the fire was swiftly brought under control, which is an incredible achievement given the scale of the blaze.
(Reuters) A blaze that engulfed a Dubai skyscraper on New Year’s Eve – the emirate’s third high-rise fire in three years – has raised fresh questions about the safety of materials used on the exteriors of tall buildings across the wealthy region. Hundreds of gleaming towers rose up in Gulf Arab states, especially the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, during the past decade’s economic boom. Ultra-modern, flamboyant designs often involved