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Hyfire’s EvacWireless offers a rapid and efficient solution to BS8629 requirements

With high-rise residential building owners and managers under pressure to be ready for the new BS8629 evacuation-control regulations, global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader Hyfire has launched EvacWireless, offering rapid installation, simplified maintenance and minimal installation disruption. The British…

Debating the future of fire safety for 2021 and beyond

While 2020 presented the social-housing industry with some of its toughest challenges to date, particularly in relation to Covid-19, it also offered significant opportunities for evaluation and improvement, particularly with regard to how fire-safety systems are implemented, managed and maintained…

Bulletin #5 from the Foam Exposure Committee, 8 January 2021

Firefighters have become much more aware of the perfluorinated chemical compounds used in  firefighting foams. PFAS are used in all Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) and pose a threat  to firefighter health, safety and life. In addition to exposure at incidents,…

Global Fire Equipment launches the G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity

Innovative manufacturer of fire-detection equipment, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has added to its product portfolio with the launch of G-One, a versatile addressable single-loop fire-control panel with advanced connectivity. The G-One has been designed with affordability and flexibility in mind.…

Secutech introduces digital platform to run alongside April 2021 exhibition

To accommodate the needs of overseas participants, Secutech is launching an online platform to supplement its 23rd edition. ‘Secutech hybrid’ is the new digital platform that will allow international participants to network and conduct business meetings despite travel restrictions caused…

Vincent Joven Joins Telgian Fire Safety as Vice President of Finance/Controller

Telgian Fire Safety recently announced the appointment of Vincent Joven, CPA, CISA as Vice President Finance/Controller. In this position, Joven will be responsible for the preparation of operating budgets, overseeing financial reporting and performing essential duties relating to payroll and…

Hochiki Italia gives Eurovetrocap the full safety package

Just outside Milan, the Eurovetrocap warehouse manufactures glass and plastic containers for the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food industries. Having undergone a period of significant growth in the last 35 years, the business hosts a variety of manufacturing and decorating machinery…

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