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Theresa May calls for ‘major national investigation’ into use of cladding

The use of non-flame retardant cladding on tower blocks will be part of a ‘major national investigation’ – possibly attached to the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry – reports have claimed. Read More

All 75 high-rises tested in wake of Grenfell tragedy fail fire safety standards

The government has said cladding on 75 buildings in 26 council areas had now failed fire safety tests – every single panel tested so far. Read More

Number of high-rises failing fire safety tests grows

Tests are taking place on the fire resistance of cladding on up to 600 buildings following the Grenfell Tower fire in North Kensington on 14 June. Read More

FIA spells out challenges surrounding PSTN shutdown

BT's decision to phase out the UK Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) will present a major challenge for the fire and security sector, the FIA chairman has warned. Read More

Watch: TOA Corporation celebrates 40th anniversary at FIREX 2017

Watch the company's sales manager for UK & Ireland, Malcolm Crummey, discuss the company's latest products, which included the award-winning VX3000 System. Read More

Grenfell Tower: Regulations “MUST change”. Fire industry and world media unite at FIREX 2017

Fire industry came together to urge that building regulations must be reassessed as part of the inquiry into the Grenfell tower fire. Read More

Roadphone Communications Interview at FIREX 2017 [Video]

Watch the full interview with Richard Russell, Development Manager from Roadphone Communications about what products they are showcasing at FIREX 2017. Read More

ASFP takes first steps with RIBA-based Work Plan for Fire Protection

Niall Rowan CEO of ASFP, introduced a FIREX panel session about improving passive fire protection, recapping the progress made by […] Read More

Video highlights from FIREX International 2017

Check out some of the action on the show floor from a busy, eventful opening day at ExCeL London. Read More

Watch Mavili alarm systems at FIREX 2017

Interview with Ipek Yavuz Konak, marketing manager of Mavili at FIREX 2017 Manufacturing Mavili, Mavigard, Maxlogic, Maxlogic & Mavigard alarm systems […] Read More