- In Washington, aviation officials debated once again whether more stringent regulations regarding fire-resistant materials inside jetliners should be imposed.
- Celotex makes Cemestoa waterproof, fire-resistant building material 1 inches thick, made of an inner core of Celotex faced with an asbestos cementand with Cemesto hopes .
- Such rooms have long been popular among wealthier homeowners (and in Israel, where bullet- and fire-resistant security rooms have been mandated for all new buildings and apartments .
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- Group is seeking to form IT cooperative for local agencies
One agency has a temperature-controlled, fire-resistant data center. Another keeps its servers in a closet. So why not link the two and share? That’s the question some local agencies and governments are exploring through a $93,000 grant from the Ohio Local Government Innovation Fund. The nine partners in the Central Ohio Public Sector IT Partnership have begun studying ways they can share ...
June 15, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch
- Andrew Barr in The Australian
These new building standards are the result of latest research into fire-resistant construction and we want to ensure Canberrans benefit from them immediately,Planning Minister Andrew Barr said. "As we in Canberra know, and as we have been...
- Bill Ritter in Rocky Mountain News
Individual land owners and communities can reduce fire hazards around homes by trimming and spacing trees, utilizing fire-resistant building materials and installing fuel breaks,Ritter said. "There is so much you can do as communities and...
- Ken Yeager in Gilroy Dispatch (subscription)
A proposal initiated Tuesday by Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager calls for a requirement that new buildings in such fire-prone areas as unincorporated county hillsides "have fire-resistant roofs, siding and decks, double-pane windows and...