Fire & Safety



Incorporate fire safety in the design phase
Issue 8 2022
ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk says companies can prevent their infrastructure project from going up in flames by incorporating fire safety in the design phase.

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Fire-fighting force at Vergelegen
Issue 8 2022, Editor's Choice, Residential Estate (Industry)
Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West, and its neighbours, are set to enjoy greater peace of mind this summer, thanks to the delivery of a brand new fire truck .

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Rhino103 extinguishing control panel
Issue 8 2022, Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression, Products
Technoswitch has released the Rhino103 extinguishing control panel range, designed and manufactured in South Africa to comply with EN54 parts 2 and 4, and EN12094.

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Technoswitch partners with Ciqurix for video fire detection
Issue 8 2022, Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression, News
Technoswitch is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with Ciqurix (UK), a leading supplier of video fire detection products.

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Fire protection for new Fuchs warehouse
Issue 7 2022
The new warehouse at Fuchs Lubricants South Africa in Isando, Johannesburg, not only incorporates the latest technology but complies with stringent fire detection and prevention requirements.

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Fire-safety risks during load shedding
Issue 7 2022, News
The current load shedding implemented by electricity utility Eskom, as it faces unplanned breakdowns, poses a heightened fire risk for homeowners and their families.

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FlameSpec flame detectors from Technoswitch
Issue 6 2022, Technoswitch Fire Detection & Suppression
The FM-approved FlameSpec detectors address slow-growing fires and fast eruptions of fire while maintaining high performance and reliable detection in all weather and light conditions.

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Improved hydraulic performance and efficiency
Issue 6 2022, Johnson Controls Global Products
Tyco 5.8K LFII sprinkler from Johnson Controls Global Products brings improved hydraulic performance and efficiency to residential fire protection.

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One-bolt coupling
Issue 6 2022, Johnson Controls Global Products
The G-Fire One-Bolt Figure 579A is a grooved, rigid coupling ready for out-of-the-box, push-on installation including self-lubricating gaskets for a smooth installation experience.

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Ensure your generator is fire-safe
Issue 6 2022
A backup power supply such as a genset is critical during loadshedding, however, it is vital that such important equipment is maintained properly and serviced regularly to be able to cope with outages.

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Technoswitch Awards dinner for 2022
Issue 6 2022, Technews Publishing, News
Technoswitch hosted its fifth awards dinner at Montecasino in September, where customers and suppliers celebrated a year of success.

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Mass transportation requires massive security
Issue 6 2022
The technologies and design styles behind transit hubs may have changed over the years, but from a fire safety perspective the threats have remained constant.

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ZYTEQ Fire Engineering Summit 2022
Issue 6 2022, News
Cape Town-based ZYTEQ Fire hosted its inaugural Engineering Summit at the Commodore Hotel in Cape Town and the Leonardo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Fire prevention in your home or business?
Issue 5 2022, Security Services & Risk Management
A recent fire at a nightclub in Boksburg has once again highlighted the importance of fire safety for both homes and businesses. When a fire breaks out, the consequences can be devastating.

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Tyco LFII lead-free sprinkler
Issue 6 2022, Technews Publishing, Products, Commercial (Industry)
The LFII is the first polymeric sprinkler on the market approved to UL 199; it is certified to NSF 372 and NSF 61 to ensure compatibility with safe drinking water and lead-free plumbing requirements.

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Integration of Bosch planning software with AutoCAD
Issue 5 2022, Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management, Products
Bosch has released its new software version of Safety Systems Designer with a new, free plugin available that enables automatic data transfer between AutoCAD software and Designer.

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Water deluge fire suppression system
Issue 5 2022, FS Systems, Editor's Choice, Mining (Industry), Products
The FS Group custom-designed and installed an electronically actuated water deluge fire suppression system for an underground explosives magazine, ensuring both the safety of miners and operations, as well as regulatory compliance.

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Workplace fire detection: early warning is key
Issue 3 2022
Workplace fire detection systems should be correctly installed and regularly tested to ensure they provide proper cover and are able to assist staff members to safely escape and alert you before a fire becomes an inferno.

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Fire safety in financial organisations
Issue 3 2022, Financial (Industry)
The data that drives modern finance is physically stored and processed by banks of equipment in cabinets where they give off a significant amount of heat as a side effect to their furious electronic activity.

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ZYTEQ Fire offers EN54 certified range
Issue 2 2022
Cape Town-based ZYTEQ Fire, a manufacturer and supplier of electronic fire detection equipment, offers a range of addressable, conventional and extinguishing equipment that is certified in Europe to the EN54 standards.

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