Fire engineering

Why embracing innovation is key to overcoming the challenges the fire sector faces

Why technology and innovation are the keys to overcoming challenges for fire installers, end users and Responsible Persons. Read More

Warringtonfire commits to future of the fire safety sector with new graduate recruitment scheme

Warringtonfire has welcomed four new engineers as part of its inaugural graduate recruitment scheme. Read More

Amy Dowie: Championing fire safety engineering as an occupation and extinguishing the challenges of women in fire

Amy provides her experiences of the fire engineering industry, encouraging other engineers and women to consider it as a worthwhile career. Read More

Mind the gap – how FESS ECS cards are helping the push for improved competency standards across fire and security

The skills gap remains an issue for those installing fire and security systems, but change is underway explains Andy Reakes and Trevor Jenks. Read More

“We need to actively encourage diversity in the fire sector, and I believe that starts with encouraging diversity of thought” – In conversation with Andrea White

IFSEC Global talks to Andrea White, Fire Engineer and Managing Director at A W Fire, about her background in the fire sector, and more. Read More

Milan tower block blaze: “A disaster waiting to happen” and similarities to Grenfell highlight global problems in building safety

The fire at the 18-storey Torre del Moro in Milan was “a disaster waiting to happen” according to a preliminary report by a fire engineer. Read More

Institution of Fire Engineers unveils global focus on competence and sustainability

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has set a goal of increasing its global influence in the areas of competence and sustainability. Read More

Loss-control engineering: risk analytics that deliver real gains

Jonathan Gilbert, general manager for sales and marketing at Kentec Electronics, enunciates the many benefits of loss-control engineering in managing fire risks. Read More

Collaboration and cost-efficiency: why BIM is a boon for fire protection engineering

The UK government now demands building information modelling on all construction projects. Bob Glendenning of Sherwin-Williams outlines the relevance and benefits of BIM in new steel structures. Read More

An “Absolute Moral Imperative”: Educating the Fire Engineers of Tomorrow

At FIREX 2016, a panel of experts discussed the future of educating the profession. Read More

“Fire Protection Engineering was Unknown” in the Country: Meet the Man Protecting Factory Workers in Bangladesh

Brad Loewen was appointed chief safety inspector for the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety following the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in 2013 that left 1,100 people dead and more than 2,500 injured. Read More

Fire and Construction Industries Urged to Clarify Guidance on Fire Engineering in Complex, Modern Structures

Attendees at a series of fire protection seminars at the Institute of Civil Engineers also heard that a race to the bottom was undermining building control. Read More

Arup to Deliver Keynote at Fire Engineering Seminar on Use of Steel in Modern Buildings

Taking place in the Godfrey Mitchell Theatre at the Institution of Civil Engineers the event will also feature speakers from the ASFP, FPA and IFE. Read More

A Lack of Clarity About Where Responsibility Lies Throughout the Supply Chain is Undermining Fire Safety in Steel Structures

A lack of clarity over who is responsible for what and when in regard to steel structures is causing unsafe design by ignorance, by bad practice and by design, argues Bob Glendenning of Sherwin Williams. Read More

Fire Engineering and Security at Crossrail Case Study: Watch the Presentation at FIREX 2015

Tony Pearson, senior consultant at Exova Warrington Fire Consulting, shared a platform with Chris Stevens, director at SIDOS UK, at IFSEC & FIREX 2015. Read More

FIREX 2015 Video: Glasgow Caledonian University on New BEng course in Fire Risk Engineering

Speaking to FIREX TV live on the show floor at London's ExCeL senior staff from Glasgow Caledonian University explain the thinking behind the institution's new BEeng course in Fire Risk Engineering. Read More

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