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Getting railway security back on track

Although high profile security incidents at UK airports tend to grab the headlines, crime statistics from the British Transport Police (the national police force responsible for policing the railways), show that major city railway stations are crime hotspots. There were 576 crime...
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TESTED: MarXman Standard

So what’s your preferred method of marking drill points on a wall? With a variety of potential surfaces to mark, the humble pencil may have been superseded in recent times by a Sharpie, but there is a new kid on the block and it is creating quite a storm in the market. The...
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DVS protects premises perimeter

When DVS moved to new premises, it chose outdoor Redwall detectors and infrared beams from Optex to protect the perimeter and approach of its warehouse and offices. The system chosen to protect the new facility has two principal purposes: firstly, to secure the property, staff...
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Fire protection at Royal Liver Building

Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building is the centre of the city’s business district. Fire detection technology from Notifier by Honeywell is protecting staff and visitors at one of the world’s largest international banking institutions, which is located there. When the company moved...
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Panasonic unveils new solutions company

Panasonic has announced the creation of a new European solutions company that will bring together its various business products and develop solutions for its customers, offering a single point of contact and accountability. Panasonic System Solutions Europe (PSSEU), a division of...
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Securitas to open security operating centre

Building is complete on a Security Operating Centre (SOC) which will be home to the Securitas Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) and the Securitas Training Academy. The facility, located in Milton Keynes’ Wavendon Business Park, brings together Securitas’ communications, dispatch and...
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Ready to test your installation skills?

Are you good enough to compete against your peers for the chance to win top prizes, industry recognition, and potential credits towards your level 2 or 3 NVQ portfolio? Engineers of Tomorrow, the UK Apprentice and Young Engineers Competition 2015 will celebrate its 17th year at...
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Security driven forward at car dealership

Amthal Fire & Security has driven security through all dealerships belonging to Brayleys Cars, ensuring each site is carefully maintained and remotely monitored at all times for ultimate protection of assets. Brayleys Cars is a Honda, Mazda, Kia, Renault and Dacia dealership...
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Collaboration to supply wireless beams

Luminite Electronics has collaborated with distributor QED, to offer a range of wireless active infrared beams manufactured by Politec. These are supplied fitted with Genesis transmitters to facilitate long range transmission and compatibility with the Luminite Genesis product...
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Survey uncovers basic security lapses

Locking the door may seem like the most basic step to take to keep your home safe from burglars, but it would seem that not everyone in the UK takes this precaution – with Londoners the least likely to lock up. A survey conducted by Nationwide found that even though Londoners...