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Fire destroys Rohingya refugee camps leaving thousands homeless

DHAKA: A huge fire swept through the Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh in the…

Developing a global standard for fire reporting

Fire is a universal risk, impacting all societies, economies and geographies. The costs to people,…

Building Safety Bill: Essential Understanding – detailed Insights and Impacts

Key knowledge for Owners, Constructors, Contractors and Building Managers. Two leading industry figures, supported by…

Tyco DS-8 8.0K Dry Pendent Sprinkler (Image copyright: Johnson Controls)
Johnson Controls introduces Tyco DS-8 8.0K dry pendent sprinkler for outdoor spaces and commercial freezers

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue…

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Siren system manufacturer provides alternate ways to make contact with its international customers

INTERSCHUTZ, the world’s leading trade fair for fire brigades, rescue services, civil protection and safety…

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NFPA replaces 2021 Conference & Expo with new virtual conference series to run throughout 2021

With the continued uncertainty of live events stretching well into 2021, the National Fire Protection…

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10th Annual DCD Fire Safety Forum

Dubai Civil Defence have announced the 10th Annual Fire Safety Forum UAE. The Fire Safety…

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New strategy sets Hempel on a path to leadership positions

An ambitious new strategy defines the timeframe of a doubling of Hempel by 2025. Doubling…

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Fire Chief discusses mental health and sexism

The ‘hunky fireman’ image that has been a central feature of recruitment drives is putting…

Clarience Technologies acquires ECCO Safety Group (ESG)

Adding World-Class Safety and Emergency Lighting Solutions to the Clarience Technologies family of brands Clarience…

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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…

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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…

QUIC-STRAP 1” Variable Straps. Model UMVS-1-_

Ziamatic’s iconic, all-weather, hook & loop utility straps are now available in a thinner 1”…

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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.…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to be postponed once again

Hamburg, 13 th January 2021. Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that IWMC…

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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…

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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…

Ten babies killed in India hospital fire

Ten babies were killed in a maternity ward in the Indian state of Maharashtra early…

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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…

Indonesia landslide: Rescuers buried as they help victims

Rescuers searching for victims of a landslide in Indonesia were buried by a second mudslide…

Streamlight® Dualie® 3AA ATEX rated flashlight

Safety-rated dual beam flashlight, hands free and incredibly versatile. Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of…

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Hochiki Italia gives Eurovetrocap the full safety package

Just outside Milan, the Eurovetrocap warehouse manufactures glass and plastic containers for the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals…

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