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16.10.2020 News from the board European borders are increasingly subject to restrictions and containment measures, and other temporary expedients are being tightened daily. It is becoming more and more difficult to hold meetings... Read more
13.10.2020 Project to boost Pan-European fire safety efforts We are pleased to announce the inauguration of a European project to map the existing fire data collected across Member States and to propose meaningful data sets to... Read more
13.10.2020 UKCA - new certification mark From the 1st January 2021 a new Certification Mark will be introduced to England Scotland and Wales, the new “UKCA” mark (UK Conformity Assessment). With the UKs transition... Read more
12.10.2020 Saudi Arabia recognition Saudi Arabia has laid out targets for diversification and improving competitiveness in its Vision 2030. The long-term goals are built around main themes, which set out specific objectives... Read more
12.10.2020 Investigating the cause of a fire After a fire, building and business owners are confronted with experts who assess the damage and an insurance company that needs to investigate the cause of the fire,... Read more
12.10.2020 Pool fire tests at Efectis In 2018, Efectis purchased new testing equipment that enables full-scale hydrocarbon pool fire tests to be performed with all the required safety and confidentiality conditions. The equipment is... Read more
12.10.2020 High-quality risk assessment studies Materials, manufactured goods and construction systems are continuously improving and resulting in new technologies, discoveries and market trends. The demand for more housing to meet the global expectations... Read more
12.10.2020 Efectis supports SUM SUM (Symbiotic Urban Movement) aims to achieve a mutual and beneficial relationship between the user, the community and the environment: a symbiosis. To accelerate this vision, the team... Read more
12.10.2020 New facility for fire tests on loaded walls Efectis France laboratories have recently bought a new loading frame for its fire resistance activity. This new device enables fire tests to be performed on loaded walls up... Read more
12.10.2020 Efectis celebrates its third anniversary Efectis UK/Ireland Ltd, an innovative joint venture between Ulster University and Efectis Group, is celebrating its third anniversary this month. The company was granted UKAS accreditation at the... Read more
6.10.2020 New world-wide fire safety standard launched A global coalition of over 80 fire safety leadership organisations has today (Monday 5 October) launched a new internationally consistent approach to the safety and management of buildings,... Read more
1.10.2020 Revision RWS test procedure for concrete tunnel linings September 1, 2020, RWS and Efectis Nederland publish the 3rd version of the test procedure. The new name, “Fire testing procedure for concrete tunnel linings and other tunnel components” provides an important... Read more