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Paul van der Zanden appointed to Director General’s role at Euralarm

Paul van der Zanden is the new Director General of Euralarm, the Association of European manufacturers and installers of fire safety and security systems. Harbouring over 30 years’ experience in the global security market, van der Zenden is committed to making Europe a...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
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FIA Technical Briefing

Whether your business is a fire detection and alarm company, or a security operation looking to expand into fire alarms, becoming third party certified is an extremely worthy consideration. After all, certified companies do help to build trust with potential clients. However, the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Advanced Maintainer course from qualification pathway re-released by FIA

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has re-launched the fire detection and alarms Advance Maintainer unit of the qualification pathway, which is available to book now. This unit forms one of the specialist units of the new qualifications that are designed for those working in the...
Posted On 14 Sep 2018
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FIM Expo: Connecting Fire Detection and Alarm Systems-Focused Professionals

It’s now just two months until the next FIM Expo, which runs on Thursday 4 October. This time around, the event will take place at Doncaster Racecourse, whichis one of the oldest (and, in terms of physical capacity, largest) established centres for horse racing in Britain, with...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018
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Delivering Secure, Safe and Automated Airport Environments

Air travel remains one of the most popular modes of transport. However, in line with the growth in passenger numbers and greater threats to security, there are now increasing demands on airport operators to provide higher levels of protection for people, cargo and vital assets....
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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Cortech Open Innovation Events: The 2018 Series at IFSEC International

This year, Cortech Developments hosted its annual Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series while exhibiting at IFSEC International 2018, Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the future of integrated security. Five events were...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018
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“Conclusive evidence” shows multi-sensor detectors to be better at false alarm rejection

Research pioneered by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and its members has realised some “momentous discoveries” in the field of fire detection and alarms, with the firmly-held belief that more sophisticated multi-sensor detectors really are more effective at...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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SSAIB and FIA collaborate to assist security companies in gaining fire certification

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has entered into partnership with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help registered security firms gain fire detection and alarm certification. The innovative project is available for the next six months and has been...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018
Jeremy Waud: chairman of the Incentive FM Group
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Incentive FM Group launches Incentive Tec subsidiary focused on life safety systems

Incentive FM Group has launched a new specialist company which will operate as a subsidiary of Incentive Tec, the business’ building services operation. Incentive Tec – Fire & Security Systems Ltd will deliver cost-effective and bespoke design, installation and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Fire Industry Association’s all-new fire detection and alarms courses open for bookings

Following the launch of four brand new fire detection and alarm qualifications in the design, installation, maintenance and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that bookings for these courses can...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017