Building safety a ‘ticking time bomb’ if fire cable testing isn’t strengthened, says Wrexham Mineral Cables

A leading manufacturer of fire-resistant cables believes building safety could remain a ‘ticking time bomb’ if product testing for fire cables is not strengthened. For many years, Wrexham Mineral Cables has been calling for more stringent testing standards as it…

New website for Wrexham Mineral Cables provides wide-ranging content on fire safety issues

Wrexham Mineral Cables, a leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral cables, has announced the launch of its upgraded website. As well as a completely fresh look, the website – www.wrexhammineralcables.com – has been designed to provide both new and existing…

WMC believe a better understanding of fire-resistant cables will improve building safety

Wrexham Mineral Cables (WMC), a leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral insulated cables, says now is the time to focus and understand the pivotal role they play in building safety, before more lives are put at risk. WMC’s call to…

Government testing review welcomed but ‘more needs to be done’ says Wrexham Mineral Cables

‘A step in the right direction but more needs to be done,’ is the response from Wrexham Mineral Cables (WMC) following the government’s announcement that it will hold a review of current systems for testing construction products. The review comes…

Fire-safety focus ‘must go further than cladding,’ says Wrexham Mineral Cables

A leading UK manufacturer of fire-resistant mineral insulated cables has called for unidentified fire-safety hazards to be put under the spotlight, or else, it says, more lives could be put at risk. Last month, the UK government set out a…

Choosing the right cable can reduce the number of fire-related deaths?

During 2018-2019 there were nearly 45,000 primary fires or incidents of fire in dwellings and other buildings in England alone. This resulted in 213 fatalities (source: Govt.UK Fire Statistics). If we look at the UK, every year the fire and…

MI Cable – A Natural Choice for ExD applications in Hazardous Environments

Comprised of highly compressed Hand Fed Magnesium Oxide (MgO) blocks to insulate solid copper conductors, and sealed tightly with its own inbuilt “conduit” Mineral Insulated Copper Cable or MIC Cable is a natural product for use in Hazardous areas. As…

Installer Training – MIC Cable – Removing Barriers to Use, Promoting Best Practise, driving safety

In 2018, a reason raised consistently by international contractors for not using MI cable is the perceived high level of skill required to correctly install it. Skills gaps within contractor teams and the frequent migration of personnel in and out…


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