Fire > Detection

Honeywell Fire-Lite fire protection systems

31 August, 2022

The Fire-Lite fire protection systems offer fire detection and protection in new and existing buildings and are suitable for small to medium-sized buildings in Australia.

Granville factory raises fire safety with ISO 9001:2015 certification

13 September, 2021

Trafalgar Group's Granville facility has earned ISO 9001:2015 for its quality management system, and the design, production and supply of passive fire protection products.

Australian-based manufacturing strengthens safety credentials

25 August, 2020

The Australian Made, Australian Grown logo is a marker of quality, and has been central to the Trafalgar Group's manufacturing operations and its safety credentials.

Latest threat in the combustible cladding crisis

18 March, 2020 by Mark Waller, Chris Erfurt and Tara Mulroy*

Australia's combustible cladding crisis continues with Biowood not compliant with the Building Code of Australia in multi-storey residential properties.

Combustible cladding crisis: state governments' response

16 October, 2019 by Kingsley Grimshaw*

Australia's state governments are grappling with updated combustible cladding regulations. Lawyer Kingsley Grimshaw outlines the response.

Study highlights impact of trauma on firefighters

13 February, 2018

More support will be provided for firefighters, following a landmark study into their mental and physical health.

Vehicle fire protection standard revised

28 September, 2016

Vehicle owners and operators are advised to familiarise themselves with changes to Australian Standard AS5062.

Standards update — national approach to fire protection maintenance

27 July, 2016

National businesses are being urged to standardise maintenance of fire protection as Victoria joins the rest of Australia in implementing fire protection maintenance standard AS1851-2012.

Rosemount 975 flame detectors

26 July, 2016

Rosemount 975 flame detectors are a line of optical flame detectors designed to perform in the harshest environmental conditions and connect directly to alarm or automatic fire extinguishing systems.

Photoelectric smoke alarms will be the way of the future

27 June, 2016

With the mandatory installation of photoelectric smoke alarms in all homes in Queensland, one manufacturing company is ceasing production of ionisation smoke alarms altogether.

Fighting fire with science

11 March, 2016

A UQ researcher and 'fire chaser' has won a national competition for a project that looks at fighting intense bushfires with science.

RMIT technology on track for China

28 January, 2016 by Greg Thom, RMIT

Technology developed at RMIT to detect powerline fires before they happen may be adapted for China's extensive, and very fast, rail system.

Fire protection challenge for Melbourne shopping centre

23 October, 2015

A glass-roofed atrium in one of the Southern Hemisphere's largest shopping centres presented a fire detection challenge solved by Xtralis.

Tyco VIGILANT Generation 6 MX Addressable Fire Detectors

24 September, 2015

Tyco Fire Protection Products has released the VIGILANT Generation 6 MX Addressable Fire Detectors range including the Heat Detector (850H), Photo Smoke Detector (850P) and Multi-sensor Smoke and Heat Detector (850PH).

Bushfire monitoring system gives updates every 10 minutes

14 August, 2015

A new bushfire monitoring system, due to be operational by June next year, can provide updates to emergency responders every 10 minutes — a vast improvement to the current rate of every 6 hours.

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