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Adam Bannister is a contributor to IFSEC Global, having been in the role of Editor from 2014 through to November 2019. Adam also had stints as a journalist at cybersecurity publication, The Daily Swig, and as Managing Editor at Dynamis Online Media Group.
November 28, 2014


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Apollo Fire Detectors and Exova Warringtonfire Win Fire Excellence Awards

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Exova Warrington Fire’s work was recognised at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2014

Apollo Fire Detectors, BB7 MD Ben Bradford and Exova Warringtonfire triumphed last night at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2014.

Comedian Alistair McGowan compered the awards, which were hosted by UBM Live at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London. Sponsoring the event were charities The Children’s Burns Trust and the Ghana Education Project.

“This has been an outstanding year for innovation and the standard of entries has been higher than ever before,” Gerry Dunphy, event director for IFSEC & FIREX International, UBM Live. “The Security & Fire Excellence Awards is a time for everyone in the security and fire industry to come together and celebrate their achievements.  I’m delighted to be part of these accolades and congratulate all the winners.”

The roll call of winners in the fire-related categories are:

Active Fire Product Innovation of the Year (Sponsored by FIREX)

GSK500 Stove Guard by Innohome

Community Fire Safety Project of the Year (Sponsored by Exova Warrington Fire)

Remove to Improve by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

Fire Detection and Alarm Project of the Year (Sponsored by CFOA)

Apollo Fire Detectors and Firetecnics

Fire Engineering Project of the Year UK or International (Sponsored by FIREX)

The Belong Village Concept by Exova Warringtonfire

Fire Safety Manager of the Year (Sponsored by Children’s Burns Trust)

Ben Bradford, Managing Director for and on behalf of BB7

Integrated Security & Fire Solution of the Year (Sponsored by Fire Protection Association)

IdealGuard™ eco letter/mail box by PowerPrize

Passive Fire Protection PRODUCT of the Year

SC 900 Series Intumescent Coating by Nullifire

Passive Fire Protection PROJECT of the Year (Sponsored by Warrington Certification)

Barratt Homes Developments by SIV Fire Protection

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