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Issue 7 - July 2017

During April last I had the privilege of attending the 7th Annual Fire Safety Technology Forum UAE in Dubai. Like other fire-related gatherings in the Gulf States, this is an

Since our last Branch update there has been a lot of activity behind the scenes bringing us closer to fully rolling out the Branch across the region. March is always

This now well-established annual fire safety event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai’s Festival City. It was attended by over 200 delegates and visitors from wide backgrounds including

By 2020, there will be more connected devices than we have ever expected, everything is becoming connected or needed to be connected. There are big arguments about how feasible to

We believe there’s a safer, more effective, and less costly way to prepare your people to face dangerous situations.  We know that you’re responsible for the safety of your entire

The launch of Lumi Plug-in follows a long and very difficult journey that started following the tragic Penhallow Hotel fire in Cornwall, England some ten years ago. This fire took

Uprighting a loaded cement mixer, perhaps lifting the rear of a loaded van trailer is an everyday task for heavy recovery operators. Place someone who is injured and trapped in

Firestop installers are in the life safety business. While firestopping is a key component in the overall protection of the building structure, it is also critical for protecting the lives

In Part 1 of this article featured in the last edition we discussed the rise of solar energy from a cottage industry just a few decades ago to becoming a

In the previous installment we talked about the types of petroleum storage tanks. In this article we will discuss the various types of fires and the fire protection methods available. In the

Over the last decade and more, major developments across the GCC and other Arab States have become home to some of the most spectacular and iconic high rise towers in

The recent 3-part article by Shelley and Tarantino said “Overfill ground, dike, or bund fires result from piping or tank leakage. This may be caused by operator error, equipment or

In this article we compare the performance, environmental impact and human safety of the clean fire protection agents. The impact of the Kigali Amendment on Middle East markets is also

The accurate classification of commodities in high-piled storage arrays is essential to successful fire outcomes because the level of fire protection must be capable of protecting the fuel load. If

Fires in buses, trucks, construction equipment and other heavy vehicles are common around the world and annually involve substantial public cost. For instance, fires in mines are predominantly caused by

In high-hazard situations, firefighters need tools to help them assess their surroundings as quickly as possible. Thanks to advancements in thermal imaging technology in recent years, the use of Thermal

With the greatly increased emphasis on firefighter safety, the leading manufacturers have boosted their research and development efforts to provide the end user with the safest, most efficient and reliable

Effective use of firestopping products is proven to play a critical role in containing fire at its source, reducing the impact of the primary building structure and helping to save

As the world leader in international firefighting training, the UK’s Fire Service College can assist organisations throughout the Gulf and beyond, offering specialist training at all levels whether in the