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  • AMG is expecting impressive sales growth thanks to growing demand for fire-resistant chemical sealants. Managing Director of Al Muqarram group (AMG) Safdar Badami is anticipating an increase of around 10-15% in sales revenues by the year-end, believing it is likely to hit the AED140 million......

  • Eighty firefighters from four fire stations were called to tackle a massive fire that erupted in Amgarah industrial area early on Monday morning. According to a statement issued by the Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) the fire took hold in three storage buildings covering an area......

  • UL is expanding its existing Abu Dhabi facility to now include a cable fires safety and performance lab. The new laboratory is designed to test electric and optical cables and busways against standards for flame retardant and flame resistant properties. “The opening of our new......

  • In the past decade fires in tower blocks have made international headlines from the Abbco Tower in Sharjah and The Torch in Dubai going up in flames through to the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London, England which resulted in people losing their lives. What......

  • Teledyne Gas and Flame Detection and its UAE partner, Al Masoon Oil Industry Supplies and Services Co, have been awarded a contract as part of the Hail and Ghasha sour gas development project. The Hail and Ghasha gas fields sit on the north coast of......

  • Trelleborg has unveiled its new lightweight, fire-resistant material – the Soteria FRV material – for use in electric vehicle battery protection and increased fire risk applications. The FRV material is flame-resistant to +1100OC for up to 90 minutes with no burn through or expansion during......

  • The Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) has announced that it has closed 21 facilities that were in violation of the fire safety and prevention requirements. The recent crackdowns in the governorates of Jahra, Mubarak Al-Kabeer and Farwaniya came after a decision was issued by Lieutenant-General Khaled......

  • Testing has confirmed that TLX Technologies’ Explosion Proof Actuator with Supervision has met the UL HazLoc, ATEX and IECEx requirements for use in fire suppression systems in hazardous locations. The patented product joins the company’s other actuators. The explosion proof actuator with supervision has been......

  • A newbuild emergency response vessel is making waves as it sets the bar high for its capabilities within this sector. Kuwait Oil Co’s KOC Ai Zour was built by Uzmar’s Shipyard in Turkey and to Robert Allan Ltd’s (RAL) design – a Canadian naval architect......

  • The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is working in collaboration with the Saudi Arabian High Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS) to host a webinar on the HSIC Licensing Requirements. Taking place on September 8th at 7am, all fire protection contractors and consultants who fall under......

  • The Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety and fire protection has announced it will be returning in September 2022. Intersec Saudi Arabia will be taking place at the Riyadh Exhibition Center from the 13-15 September 2022. The fourth edition of the show was originally......

  • Bosch Remote Services licence holders can now keep a check on the fire safety status of their properties from anywhere thanks to the Bosch Remote Fire Safety app. The free app runs on the new ‘Remote Interact’ feature of the Bosch Remote Services portfolio. It......

  • Saudi Fan Industries is the first manufacturer in the Middle East and Africa to achieve certification in the category for Power Ventilators for Smoke Control Systems, by UL, the global safety science leader. UL tested the company’s HRE (centrifugal single width single inlet smoke fan)......

  • Industry-leading fire protection solutions from global fire systems manufacturer, Advanced have been chosen to protect the prestigious waterfront mall, hotel and serviced apartments development in the Kingdom of Bahrain. A network of 19 UL-864-approved Axis AX fire panels from Advanced has been installed at the......

  • Residents were quickly evacuated from the 16 storey Falcon Tower located in the Rigga area of Deira after a fire broke out on the 14th floor. The fire was put out in under an hour and no injuries were reported. The Dubai Civil Defence said,......