Hochiki Middle East to showcase latest life safety solutions at Intersec 2017

Hochiki Middle East will present its latest life safety solutions, including FIREscape and [email protected], on Stand F12 Hall 3 at INTERSEC Dubai from the 22nd to 24th January 2017. FIREscape is an extra low voltage, intelligent, LED, self-testing emergency lighting…

Fire risk assessment in the Middle East

The process of utilising risk assessment as the basis for a managed fire safety programme is at first sight simple but further examination reveals issues of complexity which are often not well understood. Origins Part of the perceived problem almost…

Middle East security, safety, and fire protection markets on double-digit growth paths as countdown begins to Intersec 2017

The Middle East market for security, safety, and fire protection is on track for double digit growth over the next four years, as regional governments and the private sector look for improved technologies to better protect assets, people, businesses, and…

The Burning Issue: Fire Safety Measures Gain Importance

In recent memory, the Middle East has, unfortunately, witnessed a series of fire incidents in a range of settings. As the number of high-rise towers and urban developments grow, complacence or ignorance is no longer an option. While there has…

Messe Frankfurt Middle East launches Intersec Saudi Arabia

Leading global players sign on as Launch Partners at Kingdom’s premier security, safety, and fire protection trade show Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Intersec, the world’s leading international trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, is making its debut in Saudi…

MCD Roller Shutters – Associating the qualities of craftsmanship and precision of industrial production

Located near Cholet in France, MCD has been manufacturing aluminium roller shutter for dedicated firefighting and commercial vehicles since 1989. Associating both the qualities of craftsmanship and precision of industrial production, MCD export throughout the world. Today, MCD’s market fulfils…

New EU Regulation to change how China exports cable into Europe

The launch of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) for cables last month (10 June 2016) will have a significant impact for all China-based cable manufacturers who export construction cable products to clients in Europe. The new regulation, which includes new…

BRE Global opens office in the Middle East

Independent, third-party certification organisation BRE Global continues to strengthen its international presence by opening an office in the Middle East. Located in Dubai, the office will promote BRE Global services in fire and security, in particular the world renowned LPCB…

BRE Global opens office in the Middle East

Independent, third-party certification organisation BRE Global continues to strengthen its international presence by opening an office in the Middle East. Located in Dubai, the office will promote BRE Global services in fire and security, in particular the world renowned LPCB…

Dubai Civil Defence – New restrictions on external cladding panels on buildings

The use of cladding will be restricted in new buildings in the UAE following a new set of regulations to be added to the UAE Fire and Safety Code. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Director of Dubai Civil…

Concorde-Corodex Group Stages Live Demonstrations of Williams Fire Fighting Equipment

Dubai Civil Defence sponsors a live demo at Mamzar Beach part of a month-long roadshow touring the GCC in cooperation with local partners and civil defence teams. Concorde-Corodex Group, the UAE-based leader in firefighting and rescue equipment, has kicked off…

Pyroguard Goes Global

How Pyroguard is approaching its international strategy with a rejuvenated focus, ambition and drive through Jose Zaman, Export Development Manager. For over twenty years, Pyroguard has been operating successfully in their core markets of the UK, Benelux and France. As…

Hainsworth Technology – Design that saves, protection that shows and quality that lasts

Hainsworth Technology has been working in the Middle East for more than 40 years and will once again be exhibiting at Intersec. Along with our partner Bristol Uniforms, we understand the importance of investing time in developing long-term relationships in…

Buildingdoctor

Buildingdoctor DMCC is the international expert in non-destructive testing and building physics, thermography, and air tightness for Africa, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and Europe. In these regions we are the official distributor for: Retrotec airflow equipment Air Pressure…

Victaulic Appoints New Head of Fire Protection for the Middle East

Victaulic, the world leading producer of grooved mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems, has appointed Adam Hicks as its new Fire Protection Manager for the Middle East. He will head up a team of regional experts and be based…

Continuing Surge in Middle East New Rail Projects

When the £4.5 billion Dubai Metro was opened in 2009, it was the world’s most integrated and technologically advanced urban and the largest automated driver-less train system. Initally operating with 70 kilometres of running track and 47 stations, nine of…

ME Homeland Security Market Will See a Growth rate that is three times the Global Average

According to a recent Frost and Sullivan report,  the Middle East’s homeland security market will see a compound annual growth rate that is three times the global average, and it is driven primarily by economic diversification and massive scale-up in…


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