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Welcome to the second issue of Gulf Fire Magazine – April 2016

We are now very much off and running with Gulf Fire Magazine – the launch at Intersec was a phenomenal success and we would like to thank you for all the wonderful comments about our newest publication

This issue is packed full of in-depth and interesting features, from the latest industry news and product announcements as well as specialist feature editorial, you will not be disappointed.

Neil Wallington kicks off the issue with his Editor’s Comment and with a further sixteen in depth and informative articles, we are sure that you will find the issue interesting – look out for the comprehensive ‘Fire Alarm Panels Buyers Guide’.

Check out the Dubai Civil Defence update, which is set to become a regular feature, in addition to ‘The art of applied fireproofing’ by Mark Lund and Wei-Kiang Ng; ‘Testing times for tall buildings’ by Niall Rowan and ‘Enabling new capabilities for fire services’ by Rob Parenti.

Enjoy this second issue and please continue to share your comments with us – it’s your publication as well as ours and we are always looking for ways to improve the magazine.

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The graphic scene at the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai in the early dawn of New Year’s Day 2016. Dubai Civil Defence crews are still inside the hotel damping down and the lines of fire engines tell of the firefighting battle the night before. Image courtesy of Shutterstock

Contributing Editors

Brent Briard, Spencer Creek, Ian Dunbar, Janette Edmonds, Paul Gibson, Richard Gordon, Richard Graveling, Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, Derek Luff, Mark Lund, Wei-Kiang Ng, Neil Orbell, Rob Parenti, Niall Rowan, Maria Stearn, Neil Wallington, Peter Wilkinson.