The UAE Construction Industry Needs Start-Ups, Experts Warn

With more and more experts calling for innovative ideas to shake up the construction sector, The Big 5 launches a dedicated Start-up City and a Live Innovation Zone from 26 to 29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Dmg…

8th Fire Safety Forum, Dubai UAE

Dear Valued Subscriber, With the increase of building fires in the Middle East region, the issue of fire safety has increased the concerns and regulations of government officials and fire professionals. With this in mind, the Dubai Civil Defence is…

Atlas Telecom launches breakthrough coastal surveillance and protection systems for UAE and GCC Security authorities

Atlas Telecom, a full-service communications technology integration and security solutions company, is throwing the spotlight on its newest and most advanced range of Vessel Identification System (VIDS) solutions during their participation at this year’s edition of the International Defence Exhibition…

Innovation, Strategic Partnership and Cooperation for UK companies at intersec 2017

Innovation, Strategic Partnership and Cooperation are the main UK themes as over 100 UK companies exhibit a range of world leading capabilities in the security sector at Intersec 2017. This significant UK presence reflects the strong commitment to future security…

Updates on UAE Fire Safety and Life Protection codes completed and to be announced at Intersec 2017 – Dubai Civil Defence

Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes have been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week,…

Germany, UK, France, Italy lead international exhibitor charge at Intersec 2017 in Dubai

European heavyweights headline 13 country pavilions at world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection Dubai, UAE, 20 January 2016: European exhibitors are making their presence felt at the world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire…

Saudi, UAE, lead upward trend in GCC’s US$1.36 billion fire safety systems market

Stringent government regulations fuel demand for fire equipment upgrades, delegates are told at Intersec Saudi Arabia roadshow. Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the upward trend for the fire safety systems market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as…

UAE to Host First-Ever International Conference on Protecting Places of Mass Gathering in the Cyber Age

Protecting places of mass gathering with specific reference to cyber security will be the focus of the inaugural CYMASS Security Conference, to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, early in 2017. Presented by Austability and Emirates Group Security, the…

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…

Boundary protection

With a new Fire Code due for imminent release in the UAE and high rise building owners expecting increased regulation on external curtain walling and cladding for new buildings, Coopers Fire explains how fire curtain barrier systems may be used…

Sheikh Mohammed commends the Dubai Civil Defence Fire Crews

The 200 Dubai Civil Defence firefighters who tackled the spectacular fire on New Years Eve 2015 at the Address Downtown Hotel tall tower had an unexpected visitor soon after dawn when the fire was by then under control. No less…

Bristol Fire Engineering Honored with 2016 Dubai Quality Appreciation Award

Bristol Fire Engineering has been recognized at the hugely prestigious Business Excellence Awards by being honoured with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award from the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai. Held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed…

The importance of monitoring gaseous fire protection systems

Despite the steady decline in the Oil price over the last year or so the major economies of the Gulf region are expected by analysts to avoid recession comfortably and in the case of the UAE 3% growth is forecast.…

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…

Yet Another Tall Tower Fire in UAE

The life-threatening problem of flammable external cladding panels on modern high rise tower blocks raised its ugly head again when fire broke out on a 30 storey residential tower in Ajman, UAE, at 2145 hrs on Monday 28 March 2016.…

UAE Attempts to Set Guinness World Record for ‘Largest Gathering of People to Form a National Flag

You’re invited to attend the UAE’s attempt to set the Guinness World Record for “Largest Gathering to Form a National Flag” on Sunday, 13 March. In a great photo opportunity, thousands of UAE citizens and residents will wear helmets forming…

Maersk Training officially opens Advanced Simulation Facility in Dubai

On Thursday 11th of February 2016, a large group of senior executives from major oil companies, offshore drilling contractors, maritime companies and service contractors attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which marked the official opening of Maersk Training in Dubai. The Maersk…

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