Fire Industry News for August 2017

Tall Building Fire Safety Management conference schedule for 2017-18 announced

The 5th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place alongside the FIREX International Exhibition The recent fires in Grenfell Tower (London) and The Torch (Dubai) have highlighted the need for improvements with Tall Building design, construction, management, and firefighting. The Tall Building Fire Safety Network offers regular courses and conferences on Tall Building Fire Safety Management in locations around the world, has announced a full schedule of...

Kentec Taktis fire detection and alarm system certified to EN54-2 and EN54-4

Taktis to deliver added value, displaying clear information allowing appropriate action when an event occurs Kentec’s new Taktis fire detection and alarm system combines the very latest in hardware and software to produce a control and indication system that is both powerful and sophisticated, yet simple to understand. Available in 2-8 loop or 2-16 loop versions and certified to EN54-2 and EN54-4, Taktis is ideal for installation in larger buildings. Its capacity to...

REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ 2017 garners high attendance, expanding global outreach

REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ highlights the three segments of firefighting, disaster relief and emergency services Running from 6 to 8 October at the Montichiari exhibition centre, “REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ” is set to be a major draw. As Italy’s flagship exhibition for rescue services, civil defence and fire prevention, the event has acquired even more international appeal, ever since Centro Fiera di Montichiari and Deutsche Messe, the producers of the INTE...

Kentec installs fire safety control panel technology in Johannesburg bank

The Kentec Sigma XT is compatible with Intrinsically Safe barriers, which makes it ideal for use in hazardous areas A new life safety system based around Kentec’s control panel technology is protecting a major Barclays Bank installation in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new fire safety system, supplied and installed by SFP Security & Fire (Pty) Ltd., in an L1 system configuration includes a new network of four Kentec Syncro AS analogue addressable fire control pane...

Secutech Vietnam 2017: Indoor and outdoor concurrent events highlight show’s diversity

Secutech Vietnam 2017 to feature 270+ exhibitors from 18 countries and regions, increasing the total number of exhibitors this year by 10% The 10th edition of Secutech Vietnam is scheduled to take place at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh City, from 16 – 18 August 2017. Over the past 10 editions, the show has established itself as one of the top sourcing platforms for security and fire and safety solutions in Vietnam. In response to the gro...

Apollo supplies Discovery Marine fire detectors and devices for DLV 2000 vessel in Singapore

Over 800 Apollo Discovery Marine analogue addressable fire detectors and devices are used for the DLV 2000 The Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 (DLV 2000) in Singapore is the latest marine accolade for leading fire detediscction manufacturer, Apollo Fire Detectors who has recently supplied the marine fire detection system for the new vessel. Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 The DLV 2000, built by shipyard Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd, combines S-lay, heavy lift, large deck space and accommodatio...

FIM Expo 2017 to offer educational seminars for fire detection & alarm system industry

The FIA Expo 2017 will host two free CPD accredited seminars The FIM Expo 2017 will take place at Glasgow Science Centre, one of Scotland's must-see visitor attractions - presenting concepts of science and technology in unique and inspiring ways. Organised by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many of the UK's leading fire detection and alarm manufacturers and focuses on showcasing the latest products and developments in this sector of the industry. CPD a...

Local Government Association responds to results of the latest fire safety tests

Councils will continue to do whatever it takes to ensure residents are all safe in their homes Responding to the results of the latest fire safety tests on systems of cladding and insulation and an independent review of building regulations, Lord Porter, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “Of the high-rise blocks affected by these latest fire safety tests, nine are owned by Salford Council which continues to work hard to remove and replace the cladding...

Pierce launches new high flow industrial apparatus at Fire Rescue International 2017

The Pierce high flow industrial apparatus features the first application of a Darley 2ZSM water pump Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, introduces the new Pierce High Flow Industrial Apparatus that is capable of flowing 5,500 gallons per minute when drafting, and up to 10,000 gallons per minute when drawing from a pressurised water source. This powerful and industry-leading vehicle will be on display at booth #2801 at Fire Rescue International (FRI) in...

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