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  • Halma, a global group of life-saving technology companies, has acquired Thermocable (Flexible Elements) Ltd, which will join Halma’s safety sector fire detection company Apollo Fire Detectors Limited. Thermocable’s specialist detection technologies expand the range of devices Apollo offers, helping to keep more people safe from......

  • Fire service experts at ESO have been looking forwards to the emerging trends in the fire industry and predicting what fire departments should be preparing for in 2023. Using the expertise of multiple expert team members and millions of data points, ESO has made four......

  • Members of the Fire Brigades Union in the UK have backed walkouts by a majority of 88%, with a turnout of 73%. Both firefighters and control room staff have opted for strike action – set to begin on February 9 – over pay, after rejecting......

  • For the first time ever in the show’s history, Fire Middle East magazine took along a camera crew to film short clips with some of the Intersec event’s exhibitors. Short interviews and product demonstrations were captured on film so we could share them with our......

  • In 2021 the fire pump market was worth an estimated US$8,291.5bn and now experts are forecasting a CAGR value of around 3.2% by 2028. Its market value at the end of the forecast period is predicted to be US$10,016.4bn. One of the key factors behind......

  • Vision Safety has set its sights on major regional fire-alarm system market expansion for this coming year. The wholly owned Imdaad subsidiary specialises in sustainable 360-degree fire detection and protection systems solutions. The company is approved and licensed by Dubai Civil Defense as a Grade......

  • Dubai Civil Defence has shared the difficulties in obtaining compliance to the country’s Fire and Life Safety Code of Practice for existing building facades. Speaking at Intersec, Salma Humaid Saeed, head of drawing and projects at Dubai Civil Defence, noted that while under the Code......

  • Following extensive preparations, a formal contract was signed between Unity and SIPC to create the Sohar Emergency Response Organisation (SERO). The contract was signed on the 22 January 2023 by Mr Kevan Whitehead, Managing Director of Unity Fire and Safety Services LLC and Mr Emile......

  • The global wireless fire protection systems market is set to grow to US$4.2 billion by 2030, from US$2.5 billion in 2021. This represents a compound annual growth rate of 9% over the forecast period, according to a research report published by Spherical Insights & Consulting.......

  • Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey is extending the service life of its vehicles by installing different functions within the scope of sustainability principles. Most recently two diesel tankers of the ESHOT General Directorate have been turned into fire extinguishers after being dormant for a while.......

  • The Dubai Smart Civil Defense Readiness project officially launched at Intersec last week. The project uses artificial intelligence to flag potential fire incidents before they even happen. Captain Issa Ahmed Al Mutawa, director of the Supervision Department at the General Directorate of Civil Defense in......

  • Siemens has extended its existing fire detection portfolio with the launch of two new aspirating smoke detectors. FDA261 and FDA262 are particularly suited for protecting critical infrastructure and very large protection areas, such as e-commerce warehouses, data centres or industrial manufacturing sites. The use of......

  • The Intersec Awards form a key part of the Intersec Exhibition and the 2023 show was no different. A number of organisations were honoured at this year’s awards: Fire Product/Service of the Year: Protec Cirrus HYBRID Aspirating Fire and Smoke Detector – Protec Fire Detection......

  • Johnson Controls is hosting two upcoming webinars to introduce the new ANSUL LVS HF-40 Vehicle System Non-Fluorinated Suppression Agent. Those who sign up to one of the two webinars will gain an understanding of the differences in the design capacity and properties between legacy ANSUL......

  • Fire protection solutions firm Advanced has appointed Sargunan Sellamuthu as Business Development Manager, in support of its bold growth plans for the Middle East and Africa. With experience in the engineering field, Sellamuthu worked previously for a European safety systems manufacturer. He said: “Advanced is......