James Dipple-Johnstone
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Etienne Ricoux appointed head of sales by intelligent fire systems specialist Advanced

Global fire systems leader Advanced has appointed Etienne Ricoux as the company’s new head of sales. Previously Advanced’s regional sales manager for Europe, Ricoux will now oversee sales across all of Advanced’s territories outside North America. Commenting on...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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Apollo Fire Detectors appoints Charles Lombard as EMEA region managing director

Fire detection systems manufacturer Apollo Fire Detectors has announced the appointment of Charles Lombard as the company’s new managing director with regional responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Having built a career while working in many European...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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Fire Industry Association to offer further guidance on new qualifications at FIREX

On Tuesday 2 May, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) announced that the organisation would be launching four brand new formal qualifications in fire detection and alarm systems. Those qualifications will be officially launched at FIREX International (which runs at ExCeL in...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Apollo Fire Detectors awarded CPD accreditation for duo of fire safety training courses

Apollo Fire Detectors has reinforced its commitment to promoting Best Practice in industry training by achieving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation for two of its courses. Delivered at the company’s Havant headquarters, the two courses aim to help boost...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Euralarm’s 2017 Symposium focuses on future of fire and security services in Europe

The next Euralarm Symposium will be held at the Holiday Inn in London’s Kensington on Monday 8 May 2017 and focus on the future of fire and security services across Europe, in turn outlining ways of making sure that the future is full of business opportunities. In recent...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Industry research highlights “significant improvements” in life safety maintenance regimes

Comprehensive research conducted by Hochiki Europe shows improvements in building owners and managers’ knowledge of maintenance requirements for life safety systems. A detailed study of European installers carried out by the life safety solutions manufacturer finds that the...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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BAFE SP203 fire protection certification scheme registers 900th company as growth continues

This month, BAFE registered the 900th company that has achieved SP203 certification. It’s a milestone of great significance in terms of illustrating the importance of third party certification and the aspiration of quality fire protection companies all across the UK to have...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
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Eaton publishes White Papers designed to assist businesses in enhancing evacuation strategies

Eaton has launched a series of White Papers examining the issues that surround effective evacuation planning for commercial buildings. The five documents are designed to guide the owners and managers of buildings through the legal, moral and commercial imperatives to maximise the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2016
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Smart thinking at Birmingham City University drives sustainability and system interoperability

Playing host to over 23,500 students from 80 different countries, Birmingham City University is one of the largest universities in the UK. Steeped in rich heritage, this learning establishment constantly invests in improvements to its facilities, ensuring that students benefit...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
The Fire Industry Association was formed in April 2007
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Ian Moore to succeed Graham Ellicott as CEO at the Fire Industry Association

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced the appointment of Ian Moore as its new CEO with effect from 1 September 2015. Moore, who joins from Elmdene International where he served as managing director, succeeds Graham Ellicott in this highly important role. Moore served...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015