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Kochek Unveils All-In-One HiRise Kit To Combat Fire Outbreaks In Hotels And High-Rise Buildings

Kochek Company, LLC has introduced its new HiRise Kit, carefully designed to carry the basic tools and adapters needed to combat fire in hotel and high-rise buildings. Developed in response to requests from first responders for a convenient, grab-and-go bag, each Kochek HiRise Kit contains two spanner wrenches, one line-pressure gauge, one 09k valve, and one 2.5” elbow. Kochek HiRise Kit Kochek's HiRise Kit bag is constructed of heavy reinforced vinyl with a double heavy-duty waterproof...

GS Global Resources Installs Flat Plate Heat Exchanger For An OEM’s 3300hp Rock Crusher

Facing a unique combination of challenges, an OEM came to GS Global Resources while creating a 3300-horsepower rock crusher, one of the largest open pit cone crusher in the world. Aside from its size, the cone crusher would also be located in Zambia, facing multiple environmental issues including extremely high ambient temperatures and caustic water supply. Due to the hot climate, the large air coolers traditionally used in this application would not be able to effectively remove heat from the...

IEP Technologies Assists The Dairy Industry By Giving Whey Protein Dryer Explosion Protection

When a prominent U.S. manufacturer of processing equipment for the dairy industries had concerns about mitigating the consequences of dust explosions for a recent project, they turned to IEP Technologies for assistance with specifying the optimum explosion protection system solution for their customer – a Toll Manufacturer of dried whey protein products. The process equipment manufacturer had previously collaborated with IEP on various projects in Europe, however this was the first opport...

Envirograf Temporarily Shuts Down Business To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19

Following the prime ministers recent address to the nation, Envirograf has taken the decision to temporarily close business from 5pm on the 25th March 2020.  They have temporarily closed as the health of the customers and colleagues is the top priority and they are committed to playing a part in preventing the spread of COVID-19.  current guidelines  All enquiries and online orders that Envirograf will receive during this time will be processed as soon as th...

Coopers Fire Announces Business To Function As Usual In Light Of COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 is developing rapidly across the UK and the impact on customers and workforces is likely to be significant, and in some cases unavoidable, but as of currently, Coopers Fire is continuing to operate as business as usual.  Coopers Fire are continuing to manufacture at full capacity and their main telephone number is working as usual with the majority of the Coopers Fire team still available to receive emails, talk on the phone or via Microsoft Teams and/or Skype for Busi...

UK Government Announces New Proposed Fire Safety Bill In The Midst Of The On-Going Coronavirus Pandemic

The new fire safety bill, announced by the UK government post consultations with FIA (Fire Industry Association) and fire industry experts, aims to help people feel safe in their homes around the country, whilst ensuring that a fire related tragedy similar to that of Grenfell Tower fire never happens again. Fire Safety Bill The proposed Fire Safety Bill will amend the Fire Safety Order 2005 to clarify that the responsible person or duty-holder for multi-occupied, residential buildings must man...

Dynatect Announces Remote Operations And Customer Support In COVID-19 Period

Dynatect Manufacturing, Inc. (Dynatect) manufactures components critical to many industries that have been identified by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) including but not limited to supply chain for medical, transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture. Therefore, Dynatect will continue to keep operations open to support its customers. Continuous remote operations and deliveries Dynatect is taking the outbreak of COVID-19 se...

ASSA ABLOY Door Closers Meet Certification Demands For Uninsulated Metal Fire Doors

ASSA ABLOY’s range of door closers is one of the few available on the market to satisfy the certification demands of uninsulated metal fire doors, the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has announced. At the end of 2017, a number of UKAS accredited authorities withdrew certification for almost all door closers used on uninsulated metal fire doors. While a number of these certifications have since been reinstated, they typically only cover the use of door closers on the si...

Self-Storage Facility Big Padlock Wrexham Opts For C-TEC’s ZFP Addressable Fire Alarm System

C-TEC’s innovative ZFP addressable fire alarm system is protecting Big Padlock Wrexham, a high-tech self-storage facility in Wales. With a solid reputation for providing top-notch self-storage solutions to domestic and commercial clients, Big Padlock operates from eight locations throughout the North West. The company’s state-of-the-art Wrexham site combines a mixture of business centres, office space, warehouses and workshops and also offers bespoke facilities for architects, solic...

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Advises Fire Safety Professionals On Importance Of Certified Hardware And Training

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising fire safety professionals on the importance of properly certified hardware and training, following warnings from experts in fire safety law that they may now be deemed responsible for any breaches. Liability for fire safety breaches is being increasingly pushed down from building owners and occupiers to those that have been consulted, assessed and advised on the appropriate fire safety solutions for a site. Should these products fail to...

Kentec’s Vizulinx Alarm Management Solution Serves Beneficial In Solving Henley-On-Thames’ Alarm Management Challenge

Kentec’s Vizulinx alarm management unit is providing a sophisticated, flexible and cost-efficient solution for a private residential property in Henley-on-Thames. The unit, installed by DPJ Fire and Security, was chosen because the property owners required a monitoring service that would alert the housekeeper and security team of any faults or alarms rather than a traditional monitoring service provided by an alarm receiving centre. Addressable Fire And Intruder Alarm System DPJ Fire an...

G3 Systems Welcomes Chris Thain As Business Development Manager Of Fire Protection Services

G3 Systems of Portland, Dorset, UK are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Thain as Business Development Manager – Fire Protection Services. This is a new role focussing on the further international expansion of G3 Systems’ aviation and industrial fire protection services business, with an emphasis on development across the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. Chris joins G3 Systems having worked most recently in Business Development and Marketing for Devon and Somerset Fire...

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