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CCF supports supply chain with ASFP passive fire experience

CCF South Ruislip hosts ASFP passive fire experience

CCF, supported by ROCKWOOL and Promat, is providing a series of ASFP passive fire protection product training sessions for its customers at CCF branches across the UK. The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) mobile classroom is scheduled to visit five CCF branches in Harmondsworth, South Ruislip, Cardiff, Exeter and …

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Encon appoints new regional fire protection manager

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The Encon Group announces it has appointed Chelsea Campbell as its new regional fire protection manager for London and the South East. Campbell joins with over 10 years’ experience in the construction industry having previously worked with major brands in account management. She also brings considerable experience in fire protection …

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THIS is the book we all should be reading


the result of a series of choices, the sum of state neglect and corporate wrongdoing across a variety of areas, the epicentre of myriad defects in our social fabric I’m reading a fantastic book at the moment. Honestly, it’s one of those books that has the reader gasping with every …

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Norbord Europe fined £2.1m for worker’s horrific death

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Wood-based panels manufacturer Norbord, part of  Canadian group West Fraser, has been fined £2.15m for health and safety failings leading to the death of an employee. Perth Sheriff Court found Norbord Europe Limited guilty of two charges under health and safety legislation for the accident on July 12 2016 at …

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CPA consults on new code for construction products

CCPI Report January 2021

The Construction Products Association is launching an industry-wide consultation into a new proposed Code for Construction Product Information. The Code, which is die to be foormally launched later this year, has been developed by the CPA’s Marketing Integrity Group in response to the issues raised in Dame Judith Hackitt’s report …

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Buying group aids Merchant after tragic fire

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Sirius Buying Group, major buying group of electrical appliance and kitchen retail solutions, offer its Approved Members improved margins and new opportunities to increase profitability through specially negotiated terms with its Approved Suppliers. With a promise to get ‘you ahead of the competition’, Sirius has a collective trade purchasing power …

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Lack of flame-retardant treatment for timber was inappropriate, industry agrees

Following the serious fire at the Samuel Garside House development in Barking at the weekend, leading timber industry associations, the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Wood Protection Association (WPA), are clear that the failure to specify an industrial fire retardant pre-treatment for the timber balconies and cladding across the front …

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Fibo wall panels achieve Class 1 Fire Rating

Fibos Titan wall panels from its Traditional Range

Fibo UK has achieved a Class 1 fire rating on its Grey Concrete, White Tile Silk and Titan bathroom wall panels. The classification relates to BS 467 Part 7: 1987, which looks at the distance and time it takes for flames to spread across a surface. To achieve a Class …

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Bull Products gives Fire Prevention Advice

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Prevent a fire from spreading Every year, there are many fires on construction sites and in buildings undergoing refurbishment. Often workers are injured, and property is destroyed, causing unexpected costs which businesses many never recover from. It is important that protective fire measures are put in place to protect a …

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Aico Alarms used by Council system

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South Cambridgeshire District Council has upgrading its 1400 sheltered housing properties with new warden call systems connected to Aico mains powered Multi-Sensor, Heat and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms.    As the Council was already planning to replace the existing hard wired Warden Call systems, it took the opportunity to upgrade …

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