Tall Building Fire Safety - Case Studies

Kentec’s Taktis Fire Panels Protect Landmark Cypriot University Student Accommodation

Award-winning Taktis fire panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a foremost manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting students and property at the University of Nicosia (UNIC)’s new state-of-the-art student residences in Cyprus. The integrated fire system was installed by Kentec Installation Partner (KIP) Glosec Dragon, a Cyprus-based business specializing in the design, installation, and maintenance of security, surveillance, hazard prevention, and hospital...

AEI Cables Secures Multi-Million Dollars Sky City Contract At Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

AEI Cables has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply low voltage power and fire performance cables to the prestigious Sky City project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The supply of the cables for power, control and fire performance for the commercial and retail sector of the site starts in September and will continue, until early next year. AEI Cables will work in partnership with its long-term Hong Kong distributor, Fordex Electric Company Limited for the project lo...

C-TEC’s CAST XFP Addressable Fire System Is Protecting An Established And Highly-Acclaimed Kindergarten In Estonia

Home to 250 children and 66 childcare specialists, Rublik Kindergarten is located in the borough of Tõrvandi in Tartu County. Since 1969, children in the Kambja municipality have delighted in discovering the magic of learning and playtime with friends in the spacious building. In 2020, the decision was taken to completely revamp the Kindergarten and equip it with brand new technical systems including a state-of-the-art fire alarm system. BK Eesti, C-TEC’s official distributor in Es...

Kentec Electronics’ Taktis Fire Panels Secure Cyprus’s Landmark University Of Nicosia’s Student Residences

Award-winning Taktis fire panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics Ltd., a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting students and property at the University of Nicosia’s (UNIC) new state-of-the-art student residences, located in Cyprus. Integrated fire system The integrated fire system was installed by Kentec Installation Partner (KIP) Glosec Dragon Ltd. (GLOSEC), a Cyprus-based business that specializes in the design, installation and maintenance...

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV Domestic Fire System Elevates Protection At New Apartment Block

Hush ActiV, C-TEC’s innovative new BS 5839-6 domestic fire alarm system, is providing first-class fire protection at a luxury apartment block in Bolton. Ensures fire protection Set in stunning landscaped gardens in Horwich, a small town on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, Swallowfields is a collection of 28 contemporary new-build apartments featuring spacious living spaces and high-specification fittings. Each dwelling has been equipped with Hush ActiV smoke detectors, heat detectors...

C3 Powers Up Fire Detection System at Eskom, Mpumalanga

Keeping the power on in Africa is key to the continent’s economic success and the well-being of its people. It’s a 24/7/365 job largely performed by Eskom, which produces approximately 60% of the electricity on the African continent and is the 10th biggest power generating company in the world. And it carries with it enormous responsibility, not least of which is the prevention of fire at its power stations, which could lead to death, injury and the destruction of the facility, says...

C-TEC Deploys Its Advanced CAST ZFP Fire Alarm System To Secure ‘The Bear’ Hospitality Venture In Cheshire, UK

C-TEC’s new CAST ZFP fire alarm system is protecting an exciting new hospitality venture in Cheshire, United Kingdom. Situated in the beautiful village of Tattenhall, The Bear and Ragged Staff has been radically transformed from a derelict shell into a high-end pub, restaurant and hotel, by a team of talented professionals, including Brian Mellor, an award-winning chef, and Martin Hilton, an industry-renowned beer sommelier. Featuring a fabulous bar/restaurant, eight en-suite bedrooms, a...

Axis EN Installation Protects Ho Chi Minh City’s Latest Upscale Apartment Complex

An intelligent network of 20 Axis EN fire panels from fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at HaDo Centrosa Garden in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. HaDo Centrosa Garden is a 70,000 m2 development of eight 30-storey luxury residential towers and 115 townhouses located in the heart of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. The upscale condominium complex’s facilities will include a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, fitness centre, rooftop...

Spanish firefighting and rescue fleet invests in major vehicle upgrade

The Vizcaya Provincial Council 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 transmissions. Heavy-duty urba...

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...

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...

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