ASFP to host Tall Building Fire Protection Area

The ASFP will be hosting a Tall Building Fire Protection Area at the Fire Safety Event at the NEC on 9-11 April, bringing together expert speakers from across the industry.

ROCKWOOL adds to FIREPRO range

Following rigorous testing, Rockwool Limited has added two new products to their current FIREPRO range; the FIREPRO DuctRock Slab; and the SP FIRESTOP OSCB 60 & 120.

New Dubai furnaces accredited by UKAS

Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants is a privately held, UKAS accredited firm providing independent testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services for building construction.

Applus+ increases door test capability

Applus+ Laboratories has recently opened a new fire resistance laboratory to cope with the expected surge in door qualifications after the approval of the new internal door standard EN 14351-2.

Exceptional start to 2019 for IFC

With over 30 years in the fire protection sector Standards & Compliance Director, Chuck Lewis was the recipient of the Member Contribution of the Year Award at the ASFP PFP Awards.

Colt offers BS 8524 fire curtain

Following testing, Colt International is pleased to announce that its Fire Curtain has been independently certified by IFC Certification Ltd (IFCC SDP11-02) to British Standard BS 8524, Parts 1 & 2.

Avesta announces new appointment

Avesta Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Brendan Devine as a Senior Inspector, tasked with ensuring that all aspects of the company’s work are conducted to the highest standards.

Fire Barrier Services upgrade department store

Fire Barrier Services are pleased to have delivered essential fire protection upgrade works at one of the UK’s most prestigious department stores.

Hempel opens new R&D Centre

At the end of November 2018, Hempel opened its new state of the art Passive Fire Protection R&D Centre of Excellence just outside Barcelona, Spain.

Warringtonfire creates new Global Technical Division

Warringtonfire has established a new Global Technical Division, led by Mark Cummings, who was recently appointed as Divisional Technical Director.

Smoke Extract for Unite Newgate

A CE-marked Smoke Extract system, of Caswell Firesafe non-coated fire resisting ductwork from Firesafe Fire Rated Ductwork Ltd, has been installed in Unite Newgate accomodation.

Coopers Fire launch new cleanroom fire curtain

Coopers Fire’s FireMaster Cleanroom fire curtain offers 2 hours of fire resistance and allows designers of cleanrooms the flexibility to help create open plan spaces.

FSi develops C-PVC compatible sealant

FSi Ltd found many general construction materials are either not tested or incompatible with C-PVC and took steps to formulate, develop and test PyroPro HPE to overcome this issue

UL expands Rosenheim facility

UL has expanded its testing facilities in Germany and will soon offer accredited fire testing services for Fire Classification of Construction Products & Building Elements for Part 1.

Actionair upgrade boosts fire safety

Actionair’s Actionpac LNS5 provides the ability to manage multiple dampers from a single interface without the need for further additional hardware.

CLC protects Southampton blocks

CLC Contractors Ltd has been appointed by Southampton City Council to deliver fire safety works across 16 high rise blocks in Southampton city centre.

ASFP announces passive fire protection training dates

The ASFP has announced new Spring and Summer 2019 dates for the ASFP Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection.

Register now for Firex International 2019

Registration is now open for Firex International, Europe’s leading fire prevention, detection and protection event from 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London.