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  • Voice alarm and safety communications specialist Vox Ignis has launched the world’s first unified PAVA system, Unicorn Voice, after receiving the global first UL certification to EN54-16.  The European standard specifies the requirements for voice alarm controls and equipment used in fire detection and alarm......

  • Two separate incidents involving Boeing 737 planes have occurred in Senegal and Turkey, causing alarm and prompting concerns about the safety of the aircraft. In Senegal’s capital city of Dakar, an Air Sénégal flight operated by TransAir skidded off the runway as it was headed......

  • Dubai has approved a USD $35 billion plan to construct a new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport, which will make it the biggest airport in the world.  The plan was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and......

  • MSA (Mine Safety Appliances) is introducing a groundbreaking solution with the MSA id Tag feature integrated into the ALTAIR io™ 4 Connected Gas Detector. This promises to revolutionise device accountability and compliance management, addressing critical challenges faced by industries relying on gas detection equipment. One......

  • Hochiki Europe had a successful three-day experience at The Fire Safety Event 2024 at the NEC in Birmingham, from April 30th to May 2nd.  The event provided an excellent platform for the company to connect with industry leaders and display its dedication to advancing life......

  • In the world of fire protection and safety, the Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS®) certification has long been regarded as a hallmark of expertise and competence. For years, professionals seeking to demonstrate mastery of critical skills and knowledge from the NFPA® Fire Protection Handbook® have......

  • Ajman Police arrested a suspect who allegedly committed murder and arson in a store in the emirate’s industrial area on Monday.  According to the police report, the suspect stabbed an Asian woman to death and seriously injured three others of Asian nationality.  The Deputy Director......

  • A massive fire engulfed a high-rise residential building in Ajman, one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, in the early hours of Tuesday.  Videos circulating online showed flames leaping from the ground level to the top of the building, with......

  • Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC) recently announced that Jim Burian has joined them as the Regional Practice Leader of Fire Protection Engineering.  Burian’s primary responsibility in this role will be to implement efficient and effective fire protection solutions and strategies for TEC’s clients.  Burian......

  • The high temperatures within the Middle East create unique risks and challenges that fire teams have to be prepared to deal with, in recent months, Riyadh, and similar cities within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have seen devastating highrise fires. In this article, we look......

  • Several eyewitnesses and residents reported a massive fire in one of the industrial areas of Sharjah on Friday 27th April. According to them, the thick smoke was seen from a distance away and seemed to be coming from the Sharjah industrial area. Tasmiyah Anwer, was......

  • The Fire and Rescue Department will send its pilots to the United Arab Emirates for helicopter training to build skills for emergency situations. The Director General, Datuk Nor Hisham Mohammad confirmed that the Department had been allocated RM800,000 to send the 17 pilots to the......

  • As Tourism grows in the Middle East, the region is faced with new, unique challenges. Companies within the region, such as Blazemaster, have stepped up, utilising innovations to enable new protection solutions. Scientific Innovation Blazemasters commitment to innovation began with the invention of CPVC back......

  • Ed Chivers announced today that Reacton Fire Suppression, the headline sponsor of the Fire Middle East Conference 2024, has achieved the World’s First Listing to UL2166 For Direct (DLP) Clean Agent Technology. Speaking on the success of the system, Reacton Fire Technology stated: “Our system......

  • Abu Dhabi’s non-oil foreign trade has seen an impressive 8% growth, reaching USD$77 billion last year, according to official data. The total volume of non-oil foreign trade through the border crossings of Abu Dhabi amounted to AED283.903 billion (USD$77 billion) in 2023, with a growth......