Selected Features

Qatar is set to become the first Middle Eastern country to host the Men’s FIFA World Cup, as hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of football supporters from across the globe are set to descend upon the country in November and December 2022. Much has...

This is not a riddle from the future, writes Abhishek Chhabra, Market Development Manager, Thomas Bell-Wright, but from the past… And the answer is doors. Doors are also the key element of compartmentation which, as discussed in his previous article, helps to enclose and entrap...

In this article for Fire Middle East, Len Swantek, Director of Global Compliance, Victaulic explains how, as a global leader in the design and manufacture of fire safety products and systems, the company is sharing its knowledge and experience with today’s engineering and technology students,...

Whether it affects a business or a residence, a group of people or a single individual, in the event of a fire, the consequences can be highly damaging. Protecting human life is, of course, the highest priority above all else. However, writes Lewis Boyland, Middle...

Contributors: William E. Koffel, P.E., FSFPE; Kerry Bell, P.E., FSFPE; and Phil Friday, P.E., FSFPE Presentations The Society of Fire Protection Engineers conducted the SFPE Forum on Fire Protection Engineering Challenges in Storage in September 2022.  The Forum consisted of interactive presentations discussing some of the challenges...

Those who work in the order fulfilment, materials handling, warehousing, distribution or manufacturing industries, are familiar with automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). These robotic tools are being utilised as they can increase productivity and efficiency. However, as a local fire code official, or authority...

Dr Jifeng Yuan, General Manager - Fire & Building Products NE/SE Asia at Element Materials Technology, discusses testing processes and their importance to intumescent coatings for structural steelwork. Passive fire protection measures are a key consideration in every building’s design and ensuring there is adequate protection...

Mechanical pipe connections stand up to direct fire to ensure the water supply they carry to critical fire protection systems is never compromised. For the daily users of mechanical piping systems, what may not be so evident is the ability of these compact pipe connections...

We are all aware that fire cannot be bound by regulations and a mismatch in international regulations can make planning and building a fire safe society challenging. It is the opinion of the International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition, explains Gary Strong, Chair - IFSS...

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