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10th November 2021 Issue no. 581
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A security officer is believed to have been pricked in the neck at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston, according to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner.
Working collaboratively across several business units, the ASSA ABLOY Group has enabled valued customer XL Joinery to launch its first ever range of fully integrated fire doors for residential apartments.
The acquisition enables an extended customer offering for Gunnebo Entrance Control, strengthening its footprint as a global leader in entrance control solutions for the office and buildings, mass transit, high-security and retail segments.
Abloy also be showcased new products including PULSE - an intelligent, self-charging, future-proof locking solution that doesn’t need batteries or cables.
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Security expert Abloy UK has revealed the dates of its 2022 Academy Foundations and Foundations Plus CPD courses, as part of its continuing commitment to setting the standard in emergency and panic escape compliance.
The free courses are designed to train installers, security managers, end users and specifiers, giving them the skills and knowledge to ensure maximum safety and security while helping to save lives in an emergency.
The contract will see Mitie colleagues deliver security services, including site patrols and control room management, for Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City, Europe's two largest shopping centres.
Technology and sustainability will be central to the contract, with Mitie committing to using electric vehicles and sustainable uniforms, as well as rolling out its Merlin 24/7 technology solution.
ERA, one of the UK's leading home security and fenestration component providers, is continuing its partnership with Neighbourhood Watch, the largest crime prevention voluntary movement in England and Wales, to help create safer communities.
Having renewed its sponsorship for 2022 as Primary Smart Security Sponsor, the partnership reflects ERA's ongoing commitment to helping homeowners enhance their security, through product innovation, improving standards, and expert advice and support.
Compania Naţională de Căi Ferate "CFR" - SA, the state railway carrier of Romania, has invested in an integrated security and safety solution from Johnson Controls, to protect passengers travelling on a new railway link from Otopeni Henri Coandă International Airport to Bucharest Nord main railway station.
The 2.95km link, which was planned to facilitate the large number of fans travelling from the airport to attend the Bucharest hosted EURO 2020 football matches and was completed in just 14 months from the design stage at a cost of approximately Euros 120m, is now being increasingly used by business travellers and tourists who wish to visit the city.
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The data, obtained by niche litigation practice Griffin Law using Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation revealed the extent losses of police laptops, tablet computers and mobile phones over the complete calendar years of 2020 and 2019.
With October signalling the time of year for the clocks to go back and the nights to draw in, National Home Security Month arrives to put home security at front of mind for homeowners during this risky time.
Whether surface mounted or concealed within the frame of a fire door, door closers play an integral role in a building's operational safety.