Protecting multifaceted storage arrangements: four project takeaways

If you have ever been to an IKEA store, you know it’s a unique shopping experience. At these iconic stores, products are set up on display for customer convenience, while inventory is stored on tall, warehouse-like racks. This uncommon setup…

Clydebank Housing Association utilise Aico’s innovative technology

Clydebank Housing Association is utilising Aico’s 3000 Series and 600 Series detectors as well as the innovative Ei1000G SmartLINK Gateway to ensure tenant safety, future-proof their housing stock and meet the latest legislation to maintain compliance.  Clydebank Housing Association was…

System upgrade delivers ship-shape fire protection at HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast, the most significant surviving Royal Navy warship from the Second World War, has been equipped with leading fire protection from Advanced. Permanently moored as a museum ship on the River Thames in London, the decommissioned Royal Navy warship…

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service boosts communication reliability in rural areas

Norfolk is one of the largest counties in the UK by area, while also being one of the least dense by population. This makes it even more important for emergency service workers to be able to respond to incidents quickly…

Lessons learned: Schiphol Airport transitions to fluorine-free foams

At Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam the firefighting brigade has to be ready to provide at least 7,900 litres of water and foam per minute in order to battle any major fire that breaks out on the property. With six operational…

Solid ceilings and walls no match for intelligent fire safety

As commercial property prices have mounted over recent decades, a growing number of residential buildings have been repurposed into offices. Occasionally, a building’s unusual or historic design features can become as integral to a company’s identity as its logo. However,…

Safeguarding the production and storage of solid recovered fuel

In Spring 2019, Tarmac partnered with Hamilton Waste and Recycling to improve the sustainability of its operations at its cement plant in Dunbar, Scotland. This involved the production of solid recovered fuel (SRF) as an alternative energy source, which would…

Not all fire extinguisher disposal methods are made equal

Our world is changing. Trends in urbanisation and population growth require more sustainable solutions to move the world forward. From a business perspective, sustainability means that companies can do good for the planet whilst also doing good for employees, communities…

Talentum flame detectors installed at Liverpool Docks

With such a large presence of combustible material in one place the biomass conveyor required a fire-detection system that could quickly and efficiently detect fires. The FFE Talentum IR3 was chosen as the ideal detector for this environment due to…

Drones speed beyond visual line of sight to deliver life-saving treatment

The County of Renfrew in Ontario, Canada partnered with Cradlepoint, InDro Robotics and Ericsson for trials using the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drones that utilise an LTE cellular connection to deliver automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid in remote cardiac-arrest emergencies.…

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