Case Studies

Galicia Province Upgrades Fire Rescue Fleet With Addition Of Firefighting Vehicles With Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

The Vizcaya Provincial Council in the Galicia province, in Spain, has invested seven million euros in its fire prevention, firefighting and rescue services. Almost 25 percent of the existing fleet will be replaced by new trucks, which will enhance efficiency and improve rapid response. The 15 new vehicles include six heavy-duty urban fire trucks, three heavy-duty large-tank pumpers, three first-response trucks and three automatic turntable ladders, all fitted with Allison fully automatic transm...

Marioff HI-FOG To Protect Satakunta Hospital District Building In Pori, Finland

Marioff has signed a contract with the Satakunta Hospital District in Finland to provide a HI-FOG® high-pressure water mist suppression system to the psychiatric hospital in Pori.  The HI-FOG system will protect the building from fire, which spans 20,000 square meters. The system includes a HI-FOG Land Pump Unit (LPU) and 3,500 sprinklers. Installations are scheduled to start in the fall. Marioff, a pioneering developer of water mist fire protection technology...

FlamePro Attains Contract By Capita To Provide Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) For The UK’s Ministry Of Defence

FlamePro, a renowned British manufacturing specialist of life safety garments and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for firefighters, has been awarded a £4 million contract by Capita, to provide its firefighting PPE for the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD), across the next decade. Firefighting PPE tender The competitive tender, part of Capita’s contract with the MOD, saw four different PPE providers bid for the contract, with FlamePro being appointed to provide its full ensem...

Marioff And Rauma Marine Constructions To Deliver HI-FOG Fire Protection Systems To Finnish Navy

Marioff announced it has signed a contract with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) in Rauma, Finland, to deliver HI-FOG® high pressure water mist fire suppression systems to four new Pohjanmaa-class multipurpose corvettes, part of the Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2020 project. RMC, one of the foremost shipbuilding companies in Europe, is building the ships for the Finnish Navy. Marioff, a foremost developer of water mist fire protection technology, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, th...

Luxury Greek Resort Receives 5-Star Fire Protection From Advanced

A fault-tolerant network of Axis EN fire panels from Advanced has been installed at one of Crete’s newest and most exclusive beachfront hotels. Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra in Crete, the Robinson Club is designed around neighborhoods of hotel rooms across a 150 acre-site. This unique layout meant that the fire system specified needed to deliver seamless detection and notification of a potential fire to the hotel’s staff and guests, who could be located anywhere across the...

Beauchamp City Sixth Form Enhances Fire Safety With Comelit's Atena Fire Panels

Based in the heart of Leicester, Beauchamp City Sixth Form has recently opened its doors for its first term to welcome 350 A-Level students, following a dramatic renovation of a city center office block, formerly home to BT. The new four-story college, opened by The Lionheart Academies Trust, presents classrooms, labs, and IT suites, as well as study spaces and a library which will give students “access to the latest academic research in their chosen areas of study”. To ensure fire...

Ajax Provides Wireless Fire Detectors To Protect People Of Kazakhstan From Fire And Carbon Monoxide

In Kazakhstan, in the city of Shymkent, the municipal authorities launched a pilot project to install carbon monoxide detectors in private houses. The goal of the project is to help the socially disadvantaged as they are the ones most often affected by CO incidents. Ajax wireless fire detectors were chosen for the project. This month they saved the lives of three people, and, as a result, Ajax security system is planned to be mass-installed in thousands of homes. FireProtect Plus detector At...

AFS Provides Turnkey Fire Protection Systems For FCC Waste Recycling Sites In The UK

FCC Environment is one of the waste and resource management companies. With activity throughout Europe, Africa, North and South America, FCC is one of the world’s largest environmental services companies, they provide a range of services, from collecting business and municipal waste of recycling and processing, and the generation of green energy from waste. Fire protection systems AFS provides turnkey fire protection systems for FCC Waste Recycling sites in the UK, each project typicall...

C-TEC Enhances Fire Safety At A Prestigious Site In Cape Town With Their CAST Fire Alarm Systems

A vast multi-functional business park in South Africa’s Cape Town is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST fire alarm system. Owned by Inospace, a rapidly-expanding operator of serviced business parks, the textile exchange is a 2-hectare park located just minutes from Cape Town’s International Airport. Featuring a fully-kitted business hub, warehouse storage areas, high specification meeting rooms and restaurants, the park is home to a wealt...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Selected For Royal Sussex County Hospital

A fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels from Advanced has been selected to protect the 3Ts Redevelopment program at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. 36 4-loop MxPro 5 fire panels, 46 repeater panels, and two custom-built AdSpecials panels from UK-manufacturer, Advanced, are to be installed at Brighton’s 3Ts hospital redevelopment as part of phase one of the program. Custom-built panels Phase one involves the construction of a 13-story building with two basement levels, lo...

Vimpex’s Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System Secures Dublin Airport’s New Visual Control Tower From Water Ingress

Vimpex's Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System has been installed in Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower (VCT) to protect the new state of the art facility from water ingress, which could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. Visual Control Tower (VCT) The 87-meters high tower is Ireland’s tallest occupied structure and a commanding new addition to the city’s skyline. It comprises three separate but integrated building elements, the control...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Selected For £485M Royal Sussex County Hospital Redevelopment Project

A fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels from Advanced has been selected to protect the 3Ts Redevelopment program at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. 36 four-loop MxPro 5 fire panels, 46 repeater panels, and two custom-built AdSpecials panels from UK-manufacturer, Advanced, are to be installed at Brighton’s 3Ts hospital redevelopment as part of phase one of the program. Phase one involves the construction of a 13-storey building with two basement levels, located on the main...

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