Valves news

Intersec 2019 to focus on government regulations and infrastructure investment as key drivers for fire safety industry

The Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market will see solid growth over the next six years, with new government regulations around life safety and fire protection along with large-scale infrastructure investment among the key market drivers. A November 2018 report by analysts 6Wresearch estimates the Middle East market for firefighting systems, fire detection & alarm systems, and emergency exit & lighting, will be worth US$3 billion by 2024, growing at...

HD Deluge Valves get certified by Central Power Research Institute for use in Seismic Zones

HD Deluge Valves models H2/H3 receive CPRI certification HD Deluge Valves models H2/H3 were certified by Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) for use in Seismic Zones. Various test like seismic qualification test, operating basis earthquake (OBE), safe shutdown earthquake tests were successfully performed in CPRI Lab. The tests were performed as per IEEE 344 Standard for Seismic Qualification of Equipment for Nuclear Power Generating Stations.

VdS-FireSafety Cologne sets a new visitor record

The FireSafety was opened by the mayor of Cologne Hans-Werner Bartsch (CDU) The VdS-FireSafety on December 7th and 8th brought over 2,600 experts from 18 countries to the Cologne Exhibition Centre – 30% more than last year. As usual, the industry-gathering combined a large number of high-quality offers: six VdS conferences (“Fire Detection and Alarm Systems”, “Fire Extinguishing Systems”, “Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation Systems&rdquo...

Advanced receives award from BSI for 10 years of standards excellence in fire systems

The award recognises Advanced’s role in driving higher standards in the fire industry and its ongoing role in relevant fire standards committees Global fire systems manufacturer Advanced announces that it has received an award from BSI, the business standards company, for 10 years of standards excellence in fire systems. The award recognises Advanced’s role in driving higher standards in the fire industry and its ongoing role in relevant fire standards committees....

Advanced and Roberts Fire Protection secure Hydro-Québec’s new data centre in Montréal, Canada

Advanced’s Québec partner Roberts Fire Protection was selected to provide security equipment To protect Hydro-Québec’s new data centre being built near Montréal, intelligent fire systems manufacturer Advanced has teamed up with Roberts Fire Protection (a division of Vipond Inc.) to provide fire protection to the installation. Expansion of power capacity The world’s largest hydroelectric producer, Hydro-Québec generates over 9...

Knauf Rocksilk FireTech Slab upgrades fire performance of a basement car park in Ireland

Knauf Insulation’s Rocksilk FireTech Slab is a high density, resilient and non-combustible rock mineral wool slab The lightweight and slim construction of Knauf Insulation’s Rocksilk® FireTech Slab has led SIG plc to specify 4,500m2 of the insulation, to upgrade the fire performance of a basement car park in Ireland. Effective and user-friendly The two-storey car park in Dublin is constructed of steel beams and columns, which includes an innovative car lifti...

SHF 2016 to take place in Istanbul Expo Centre (IFM) on September 22nd - 25th, 2016

SHF 2016 is the only exhibition specific to the industries of Fire, Emergency and Search&Rescue Final preparations are about to reach completion for the International SHF Exhibitions which will take place in Istanbul Expo Centre (IFM) on September 22nd - 25th, 2016. Turkey's the largest and most comprehensive exhibitions in the Occupational Safety and Health Exhibition and Fire&Rescue Exhibition are SHF Exhibitions are getting ready to bring together all industry...

Chubb’s Top 10 Safety Tips For National BBQ Week

Reduce fire risk or chances of getting burgled to ensure a safe National BBQ Week As we enter National BBQ week, many across the nation are expected to embrace alfresco dining and enjoy the outdoors with friends and families. The pursuit of leisure should not bring an increasingly relaxed approach to fire and security. To help in the prevention, detection and containment of fire, and the prevention of crime, Chubb Fire & Security Limited offers 10 tips to keep re...

BRE Global appoints Philip Brownhill to manage its LPCB approval schemes for installers

The schemes ensure that installers are appropriately trained and have necessary expertise to install or apply the product BRE Global has appointed Philip Brownhill to manage its LPCB approval schemes for installers of passive fire protection systems. The schemes ensure that installers are appropriately trained and have the necessary expertise to install or apply the product correctly in buildings and infrastructure. Previous roles and responsibilities Philip brings with...

Akron Brass acquired by IDEX Corporation for $224.2 million

The acquisition of Akron Brass creates a $330 million premier fire and rescue platform for the global firefighting industry IDEX CORPORATION announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Akron Brass Holding Corp. (the “Company”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Premier Farnell plc (“Premier Farnell”), and a global leader in the manufacturing of safety equipment and emergency response equipment, for a cash considera...

Secutech 2015 open its door for the 18th edition in Taiwan

Secutech offers a series of concurrent events with substantial support from the industry’s foremost brands The 18th edition of Secutech will take place from 28 – 30 April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan. Organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, the annual show features 420 exhibitors who will showcase an array of the latest components, finished products and integration solutions in electronic security, home security, info...

Kochek offers extensive line of big water strainers for maximum flow applications

Kochek's strainers are constructed of lightweight aluminum durable to withstand harsh weather conditions Kochek Company of Connecticut, manufacturers of high quality water flow products and fire connections, offers an extensive line of big water strainers ideal for maximum flow applications in the firefighting, power, irrigation, facilities and industrial fire protection markets. Company marketing director David Matthews said Kochek customers have recognized the brand as a...

vfd