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Fire Compartmentation, Fire Curtains and Certification

With fire safety increasingly a key consideration for the design of any commercial building, James Reed explains the key features to look for in a fire curtain to ensure it proves the best possible line of defence if and when a fire breaks out. As a result of several high-profile...
Posted On 15 Jan 2020
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ASFP to run Continuing Professional Development seminar on passive fire protection

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar in central London on 23 October. The seminar, to be held at the Aviva Building, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, aims to improve awareness of passive fire...
Posted On 13 Oct 2019
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FIREX International reflects present national agenda on fire safety in built environment

Over 18,000 visitors (representing a 12% increase on the 2017 event) and more than 140 exhibitors – 70 of which were new this year – came together from 29 countries at FIREX International in June to drive and reflect on the life safety landscape in the UK. For three days at ExCeL...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
Fire has decimated the Selsey Academy, the main building of which dates back to the 1960s
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Fire Sector Federation urges Government to reconsider school fire safety design proposals

The Fire Sector Federation is calling on the Department for Education (DoE) to re-introduce the concept of property protection into its proposed revisions to Building Bulletin (BB) 100: Design for Fire Safety in Schools*. The move follows the devastating fire that occurred at The...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016