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Hitachi Energy launches digital wildfire prevention technology for a resilient grid

Hitachi Energy is pioneering a new digital solution designed to improve grid resilience against wildfires. The new Wireless SPU Indicator helps utilities to keep important assets available by enabling remote monitoring and improved maintenance and replacement planning. As climate change…

Countess’s new charity the NFRSA leaps to the aid of Kent retired police dog

The National Foundation for Retired Service Animals (NFRSA), formed only in May this year, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded charitable status. Founded by The Rt. Hon. The Countess Bathurst of Cirencester Park in May this year, the NFRSA provides a deserving…

Telent enables East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to adopt new technologies and transform operations

A major IT infrastructure refresh for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) will continue thanks to the extension of a contract with critical communications specialist Telent, it has been announced today. The new three-year contract extension running from 2023…

Kentec wins Active Fire Project of the Year at Security & Fire Excellence Awards for its feature-rich Taktis panel

Kentec, a leading life-safety control systems manufacturer, has won the Active Fire Project of the Year Award at the 2022 Security & Fire Excellence Awards for a project that utilises its flagship Taktis control panel and wireless fire-detection system in…

Assessing the need for a robust warehouse fire strategy

November sees the biggest online shopping event of the year happen. Black Friday is a week-long event where brick-and-mortar and online retailers offer huge discounts and one-off deals to encourage consumer spend. And despite the UK being on the cusp…

Advanced and Hyfire Protect The Art of Banksy Exhibition in Manchester

Northwest installers Fire Queen Limited combined a state-of-the-art Advanced Go fire panel with cutting-edge wireless devices from Hyfire to protect artwork at The Art of Banksy exhibition, housed in a temporary venue at Media City, Manchester. The Fire Queen team…

DBR Ltd enhances Fire Safety Division

DBR (London) Ltd (DBR), one of the UK’s leading conservation construction contractors has expanded the scope of its Fire Safety Improvement Division, increasing the size of its team and enhancing its services to offer clients a more tailored proposition for…

Plaque unveiled for Northern Ireland firefighters killed by building collapse

A plaque has been unveiled for two Northern Ireland firefighters who died in the line of duty. The plaque was unveiled close to the 51st anniversary of their deaths, on Sunday, 20 November 2022. Leonard McCartney and Lexie Wylie were killed…

Baldwin Boxall Receives UKCA Certification

UKCA is a new product marking that will soon be required for manufactured products placed on the market in Great Britain. The UKCA marking is intended to eventually replace CE marking and requires that certification of Construction Products, such as…

Chubb leaders scoop two industry excellence awards

Two inspiring leaders from Chubb Fire and Security have been recognised for their excellence and hard work over the past 12 months during two recent industry awards celebrations. At the Women in Fire Safety Awards on Thursday, 10 November, Tracy…

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