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Prysmian cables help protect water plants on the Isles of Scilly
Posted: 06/09/16 14:38:20

Prysmian cables help protect water plants on the Isles of Scilly

Prysmian FP200 Gold cable has been installed in new addressable fire alarm systems located on St Mary’s, the main island of the Isles of Scilly. The systems protect some of the water treatment and desalination plants which are especially important for supplying drinking water to the local population on the island.



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FOR ART’S SAKE, IT’S GOT TO BE PRYSMIAN
Posted: 25/05/16 10:34:47

FOR ART’S SAKE, IT’S GOT TO BE PRYSMIAN

Over 5km of FP PLUS fire resistant cable from Prysmian has been installed in Edinburgh College of Art as part of a significant upgrade to fire protection systems in two of the Lauriston Campus buildings.



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PRYSMIAN SPECIFIED FOR ICONIC MANCHESTER LANDMARK
Posted: 17/05/16 16:28:56

PRYSMIAN SPECIFIED FOR ICONIC MANCHESTER LANDMARK

Prysmian FP200 Gold cable has been specified for the Central Library in Manchester, one of the most instantly-recognisable landmarks of the city. The Grade II* listed library was built in the 1930s, and refurbished between 2010 and 2014. The Central Library is the second-largest public lending library in the UK.



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ALL CABLES ARE NOT THE SAME (ACANTS) LAUNCH
Posted: 11/05/16 16:17:24

ALL CABLES ARE NOT THE SAME (ACANTS) LAUNCH

Prysmian is staging a series of roadshows to demonstrate how cables that may look similar can perform very differently, highlighting the potential dangers of selecting poor quality products. The “All Cables Are Not The Same” (ACANTS) roadshow was launched in April, with further events planned to take place around the country over the summer.



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FP Ready to Save the Bacon
Posted: 21/12/15 16:32:20

FP Ready to Save the Bacon

A substantial volume of Prysmian’s FP200 Gold fire resistant cable has been specified and installed for the fire alarm systems in a significant refurbishment of the Tulip Factory in Redruth, Cornwall.



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Prysmian Protects in East Pool Mine
Posted: 18/11/15 16:54:54

Prysmian Protects in East Pool Mine

When it came to protecting the prize exhibits of the Cornish Mining World Heritage site, Prysmian FP200 Gold fire resistant cable was the only cable product considered by contractors Fire Crest Fire Protection.



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Build the Future 2015
Posted: 22/10/15 15:43:40

Build the Future 2015

Milan, October 5 2015 - The fifth edition of Build the Future, the international recruitment program of Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been launched. The aim is to identify and train the company’s professionals and, with regards to the best among them, the managers of tomorrow.



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Construction Products Regulation (CPR) Update
Posted: 01/06/15 15:44:03

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) Update

The Construction product regulation (CPR) for cables  is coming. This will be a mandatory requirement for cable placed on the market in the EU where it is to be used in the construction market.



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Prysmian Protects Darlington Memorial Hospital
Posted: 17/12/14 15:56:26

Prysmian Protects Darlington Memorial Hospital

Approximately 8000m of Prysmian’s FP PLUS fire resistant cable has been specified and installed to facilitate the new upgraded fire alarm systems in Darlington Memorial Hospital.



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Prysmian Launches Bicon Components Website
Posted: 11/12/14 09:25:25

Prysmian Launches Bicon Components Website

Prysmian Group has launched a new website dedicated to Bicon cable components providing an information portal for the entire range.



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Deputy Prime Minister Visits Prysmian's Eastleigh Factory
Posted: 27/11/14 16:07:06

Deputy Prime Minister Visits Prysmian's Eastleigh Factory

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Prysmian’s factory in Bishopstoke this month to find out more about the company’s apprenticeship offering as well as receive the centenary memento commemorating 100 years of manufacture.



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A Change for the Better
Posted: 20/11/14 11:56:17

A Change for the Better

Jonathan Rawlinson, Technical Manager, Prysmian Group discusses the proposed changes relating to cable fixings due to be featured in the 17th edition of Wiring Regulations.  



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Driving Safety Underground in Mersey Tunnels
Posted: 05/09/14 10:02:02

Driving Safety Underground in Mersey Tunnels

Over 12,000 metres of Prysmian’s FP PLUS enhanced fire resistant cable was specified for the fire alarm systems in the significant refurbishment of the Queensway and Kingsway tunnels in Liverpool together with the iconic art deco ventilation stations.



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New Tower of Tower Hamlets
Posted: 27/06/14 09:30:35

New Tower of Tower Hamlets

Over 50 kilometres of Prysmian’s FP200 Gold and FP PLUS have been installed as part of the emergency building service systems in East London’s Aldgate Tower, a state-of-the-art 317,000 square foot commercial quarter.



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New look ‘FP Guides’
Posted: 02/05/14 15:06:12

New look ‘FP Guides’

Prysmian’s engineers have reviewed the three FP Guides and updated them to the latest British Standards.

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FP sales team scoops award
Posted: 02/05/14 14:37:47

FP sales team scoops award

Prysmian has been recognised for its efforts to help local students gain important new skills as it won the Developing People Award in Eastleigh College’s training ambassador awards.



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FP Safeguards City’s newest recruit
Posted: 02/05/14 14:32:23

FP Safeguards City’s newest recruit

Prysmian FP PLUS has been selected and installed as part of the emergency building services and used throughout 6 Bevis Marks, the new addition to London’s blossoming skyline at the heart of city.



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Carbon footprint – Prysmian on track
Posted: 02/05/14 11:45:16

Carbon footprint – Prysmian on track

Prysmian has received confirmation and certification that its UK design, manufacturing, testing and corporate functions meet the requirements of CEMARS®.



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FP in the Walkie Talkie
Posted: 02/04/14 10:13:06

FP in the Walkie Talkie

Fire protection within the dramatic Sky Garden topping the Walkie Talkie building at 20 FenchurchStreet, London, is assured by 2000 metres of Prysmian FP PLUS fire resistant cable.



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A Century of Cables From Prysmian
Posted: 17/03/14 16:21:30

A Century of Cables From Prysmian

20th January 1914 saw Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd sign the agreement to build its first cable factory in the UK. 100 years later the company - now called Prysmian Group - is not only the largest cable manufacturer in the world but, unlike its competitors, continues its commitment to manufacturing in the UK.



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Prysmian contacts - what's yours called?
Posted: 18/12/13 10:29:11

Prysmian contacts - what's yours called?

Cable specifications can be a minefield for those new to installation or design and even seasoned campaigners benefit from an update every now and again.

 



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Let's Talk Cable
Posted: 14/11/13 10:44:22

Let's Talk Cable

British standards and best practice continuously improve, which means it is more important than ever to be kept up-to-date with the hot topics of the cable world.



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Setting the record straight on fire resistant cables in Ireland
Posted: 14/11/13 10:33:40

Setting the record straight on fire resistant cables in Ireland

Lives and property can depend on fire resistant cables performing as expected in the event of fire. So, ensuring that cables purchased and installed meet the correct criteria for building projects is of paramount importance. This is as true in Ireland as it is across the whole continent. 



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Prysmian Supplies its Gold to Leeds’ First Direct Arena
Posted: 07/10/13 15:01:50

Prysmian Supplies its Gold to Leeds’ First Direct Arena

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold ‘standard’ fire resistant cable has been specified and installed in both the fire and public address systems at the new First Direct Arena in Leeds.



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'PLUS' Protection New Super Hospital
Posted: 04/09/13 14:47:56

'PLUS' Protection New Super Hospital

Scotshield installed FP PLUS at the New South Glasgow Hospital in 2013. Find out why Director, Robert Moore chose FP and how the project went.



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Prysmian Guide to CPR
Posted: 28/08/13 12:19:26

Prysmian Guide to CPR

CPR was adopted in 2011 for cable and became mandatory from 1 July 2013. EU Regulation is law and it lays down conditions about how to put cable on the market. Take a read of our guide and found what you have to do to comply.



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FP with Honours
Posted: 13/06/13 11:32:55

FP with Honours

FP200 Gold from Prysmian has been installed into the fire alarm system for a new student accommodation block for the University of Liverpool, Vine Court Residences.  



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Safety in numbers
Posted: 05/04/13 11:35:38

Safety in numbers

Leading life-safety equipment manufacturer C-TEC has chosen Prysmian’s FP Cables for its brand new headquarters in Wigan.



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Yes, Prime Minister - Support for Prysmian
Posted: 14/02/13 10:32:47

Yes, Prime Minister - Support for Prysmian

Prime Minister David Cameron visited the Prysmian factory in Eastleigh this week, keen to demonstrate the Government’s support for private sector manufacturing in the UK and receptive to calls for regulating the import of substandard cable.



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Prysmian Leeds the way
Posted: 06/02/13 16:02:42

Prysmian Leeds the way

Prysmian’s FP PLUS and FP 600S, along with Afumex BS6724, Prysmian’s Low Smoke Zero Halogen cable, have been specified and installed in a new £350 million shopping centre development in Leeds.



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Choosing the Right Cable Accessories
Posted: 14/01/13 11:21:05

Choosing the Right Cable Accessories

One third of fires start inside buildings so cables must remain fixed securely to ensure emergency systems  provide a safe, speedy evacuation and also access for fire fighters. Fire resistant cables provide the power and control but they must be fixed to the building structure and match the performance of the cable.



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FP Firefix and Approved Glands
Posted: 14/01/13 11:06:06

FP Firefix and Approved Glands

FP Firefix is the fast and easy way to install FP200 Gold or FP PLUS and meet the standard. British Standards for fire alarm, emergency lighting and life safety systems all require secure fire resistant fixings that will not compromise the cable performance but will ensure circuit integrity in the event of a fire.



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Guide to new British Standards
Posted: 03/01/13 10:59:45

Guide to new British Standards

At the end of 2012 a number of changes to British Standards will come into effect.



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Safe Shop at 'Green' Grocers
Posted: 22/11/12 14:04:49

Safe Shop at 'Green' Grocers

The newly opened M&S superstore at Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port is fully equipped with FP200 Gold and it is their greenest store yet. Find out about the BREEAM rating and where FP has been used.



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Sweet Dreams with FP
Posted: 26/10/12 15:21:23

Sweet Dreams with FP

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold “standard” and FP PLUS “enhanced” cables have been installed in a five storey office block and a seven storey hotel as part of a multi-million pound redevelopment of Ancoats in Manchester.

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Padding up Old Trafford
Posted: 27/09/12 09:36:44

Padding up Old Trafford

Prysmian FP Plus and FP200 Gold, have been specified and installed as part of a grand £32 million transformation of Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home to the world famous Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Record entry - competition now closed
Posted: 10/09/12 16:14:58

Record entry - competition now closed

Our iPad competition has now closed but thank you for your response. We have had an unprecedented number of entries and the lucky winners of the iPad and ‘View from the Shard’ tickets will be informed soon. Come back soon!

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FP Firefix takes Centre Stage
Posted: 20/08/12 15:15:13

FP Firefix takes Centre Stage

FP Firefix clips have been used to install the 15,000 metres of Prysmian FP200 Gold and FP Plus supplying and protecting the prestigious Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury.

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Royal Bolton Hospital opens with FP
Posted: 18/07/12 09:00:54

Royal Bolton Hospital opens with FP

5,000 metres of Prysmian’s FP200 Gold has been installed to refurbish the fire detection and fire alarm system at the Royal Bolton Hospital. The cables will connect the fire alarms in crucial areas of the hospital including the Ophthalmology H2 ward, HSDU (Hospital Sterilisation and Disinfection Unit), radiology and social services departments.

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SeaCity enhanced with FP Plus
Posted: 10/07/12 13:29:42

SeaCity enhanced with FP Plus

Prysmian’s FP Plus Enhanced cables have been installed at Southampton’s SeaCity Museum, a 3,252 sqm visitor attraction that celebrates the city’s historical relationship with the sea.

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Understand the Standard
Posted: 03/07/12 13:37:08

Understand the Standard

Our expert Terry Journeaux has written a series of FP Guides to help Engineers, Installers and Clients understand the implications of British Standards on fire resistant cables.The Guides are available here download your copy for free

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Booths and FP at Media City UK
Posted: 27/06/12 13:42:57

Booths and FP at Media City UK

Mark Maher of Solid State Security saw the benefits of FP in full – everyone approves FP and now even the reels are easier to use.

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St Helens kicks off with FP200 Gold
Posted: 16/06/12 13:57:23

St Helens kicks off with FP200 Gold

Solid State Security won Langtree Park, the home of St. Helens Rugby - find out how Paul Turner steered the project and installed easy stripping FP on easy carry reels.

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High standards for Enniskillen
Posted: 10/06/12 14:02:37

High standards for Enniskillen

Nigel Connolly of Dowds Group M&E Services specified FP PLUS – find out how Insudite™ provided the solution.

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FP sets pole for Silverstone
Posted: 02/06/12 14:04:46

FP sets pole for Silverstone

Kevin Dunne of NG Bailey Building Services tells us why they chose FP for the new Complex at Silverstone - Go Go Go!



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Elland Road Scores with FP
Posted: 10/05/12 14:08:03

Elland Road Scores with FP

Jon Field of Powerplus in Wakefield tells why FP is his company’s preferred choice and how Elland Road will benefit.



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Velodrome sprints for FP200 Gold
Posted: 27/04/12 14:10:28

Velodrome sprints for FP200 Gold

Christopher Allen of FES explains why 50km of FP was chosen for the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome (NISA) in Glasgow part of the largest sporting event to take place in Scotland.

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British art safe with FP and LSX
Posted: 16/04/12 14:12:21

British art safe with FP and LSX

FP200 Gold and Afumex LSX get installed in London's listed buildings in Marylebone. The Portman Estate has renovated 66 Great Cumberland Place; find out how Stewart Slack of Leonard Engineering got the solution.

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FP200 Gold a new port of call
Posted: 26/03/12 14:13:45

FP200 Gold a new port of call

FP200 Gold installed within the newly opened terminal building for Portsmouth International Port. Owned by Portsmouth City Coucil the busy new terminal is up and running, find out more here.

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ACI and the BBC at Prysmian's Fire Test Lab
Posted: 11/03/12 14:15:46

ACI and the BBC at Prysmian's Fire Test Lab

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) featured in a striking item on BBC's Fake Britain on 26th May. Our very own Engineering director, Doug Gracias and Fire Test Engineer, Ray Colwell demonstrated some sub-standard cable failing a basic fire test.



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Westfield Cinema on schedule with FP
Posted: 05/03/12 14:18:30

Westfield Cinema on schedule with FP

The Vue cinema complex is on schedule and FP200 Gold® is installed, take a look and see how Mark Suffolk of Solid State has been working on the project and why they chose FP.

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FP Cables approved by London Underground Ltd.
Posted: 24/02/12 14:23:15

FP Cables approved by London Underground Ltd.

Our FP200 Gold™, FP600S and FP400® fire resistant cables are all approved for use on the London Underground network above and below ground. This means engineers and contractors can design, specify and install them with confidence throughout the network.

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Neurology  Patients, Staff and Visitors protected with FP
Posted: 19/02/12 14:25:53

Neurology Patients, Staff and Visitors protected with FP

Southampton based contractors Reavey & Son have used FP for years and recently installed FP PLUS™ into the new fire alarm system at Southampton General Hospital's Neurology unit. Find out out what they say about FP.

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Building Schools for Bristol
Posted: 09/02/12 14:28:08

Building Schools for Bristol

Sovereign Fire and Security Ltd were subcontracted to carry out work under the BSF (Building Schools for the Future) programme using Prysmian’s FP200 Gold in the fire alarm systems and disabled refuges across ten BSF schools in the Bristol area. (Released August 2010)

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Mace chooses Prysmian for The Shard
Posted: 27/01/12 14:29:39

Mace chooses Prysmian for The Shard

The Shard will be the tallest building in Western Europe when completed in 2012. It's going to be fitted with Prysmian's FP600S, Afumex Low Smoke Zero Halogen cables and Medium Voltage cables with installation due to begin in 2011. Find out why MACE chose Prysmian.

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Great fire protection for capital's museum
Posted: 17/01/12 14:31:20

Great fire protection for capital's museum

On the 28th May 2010 five new galleries opened to the public, telling the story of the capital from the 1666 Great Fire of London right up to the present day, at a cost of £20 million. It benefits from a state of the art fire alarm system using Prysmian FP Plus cable.

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Prysmian aids Aviva stadium fire safety
Posted: 09/01/12 14:33:24

Prysmian aids Aviva stadium fire safety

FP400 and FP200 Gold cable from Prysmian have been chosen for the re-development of what was the oldest international rugby stadium in the world, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. The new, soon to be finished and renamed Aviva Stadium will be the latest high profile sporting venue to benefit from Prysmian's cable being installed.

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Five Towers; Five Star Cable
Posted: 05/01/12 14:35:11

Five Towers; Five Star Cable

The soon to be completed, billion-dollar, Etihad Towers development is set to become one of the most prestigious in Abu Dhabi and Prysmian’s FP200 Gold is currently being installed in the vast fire alarm system right across the complex.

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John Lewis goes for gold
Posted: 13/12/11 09:36:42

John Lewis goes for gold

Wales' largest deaprtment store, John Lewis in Cardiff, has been equiped with FP200 Gold cable from Prysmian. The new shop, which opened in September 2009, has had more than 20,000 metres of Prysmian's FP200 Gold cable installed in the fire alarm loops.

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Prysmian in Eden
Posted: 27/11/11 14:38:58

Prysmian in Eden

Some 12,000 metres of Prysmian’s FP Plus cable have been installed in the public address and fire alarm systems at the new Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe, helping to protect the 350,000 people passing through the centre each week.

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Prysmian Leads the Way
Posted: 08/11/11 14:40:29

Prysmian Leads the Way

Prysmian is the first and currently the only cable manufacturer to have BASEC approval for enhanced fire resistant power cable.

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Prysmian safeguards biomass facility
Posted: 30/10/11 13:10:00

Prysmian safeguards biomass facility

Prysmian has supplied its FP cable for what will be the largest renewable biomass co-firing project anywhere in the world, at the Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire.

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Dublin Airport Transformed with Prysmian
Posted: 14/10/11 12:45:53

Dublin Airport Transformed with Prysmian

Prysmian is the supply partner for the new €395 million Terminal 2 and Pier E being constructed at Dublin Airport. Once finished, the terminal will comfortably handle up to 15 million passengers annually and cover some 75,000m².

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Prysmian Makes Clear Commitment
Posted: 17/09/11 10:47:56

Prysmian Makes Clear Commitment

Cable manufacturer Prysmian is leading the way in demonstrating its commitment to the environment with a declaration of the steps the company is taking towards reducing energy use, carbon emissions and waste production at its UK facilities.

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Cardiff City Protected By Prysmian
Posted: 23/08/11 09:50:31

Cardiff City Protected By Prysmian

The new Cardiff City Stadium, home to both Cardiff City Football Club and the Cardiff Blues rugby union team, has been fitted out with FP Plus cable from Prysmian.

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Training From The Cable Experts
Posted: 18/08/11 15:52:39

Training From The Cable Experts

Prysmian Cables & Systems is able to offer customers anywhere in the UK free on-site training on all aspects of fire performance cable specification and regulations.

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Prysmian’s FP600S gains NEW LPCB approval
Posted: 30/07/11 09:55:02

Prysmian’s FP600S gains NEW LPCB approval

Prysmian’s enhanced performance fire resistant power cable, FP600S, has been certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) for compliance with BS7346-6:2005 and the new test standard BS8491:2008 for smaller cross sections.

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Prestigious Middle East Projects for Prysmian
Posted: 26/06/11 10:56:58

Prestigious Middle East Projects for Prysmian

The new Emirates Airlines Headquarters in Dubai is just one of the state of the art buildings in the Middle East that has been fitted with fire performance cable from Prysmian.

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Prysmian’s FP600 and FP600S gain LPCB certification
Posted: 15/06/11 14:59:57

Prysmian’s FP600 and FP600S gain LPCB certification

FP600 and FP600S, Prysmian’s enhanced performance fire resistant power cables, have been certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) for compliance with BS 7346-6:2005

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FP cables just a click away
Posted: 12/06/11 13:02:06

FP cables just a click away

Prysmian has developed an effortless way to search for your nearest stock of fire performance cables with its easy to use stockist locator tool, a new feature of www.fpcables.co.uk.

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Prysmian at home in Ikea Southampton
Posted: 03/06/11 09:04:52

Prysmian at home in Ikea Southampton

Two electrical firms installed Prysmian’s FP200 Gold and FP400 fire performance cables at the newly opened Ikea development in Southampton.

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Prysmian’s FP200 Gold cable takes the biscuit
Posted: 26/05/11 17:06:26

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold cable takes the biscuit

The famous Walkers Shortbread is in worldwide demand and its products are exported to 65 countries from its home in the Scottish Highlands.

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Prysmian Powers Welsh Athletics
Posted: 09/04/11 13:13:10

Prysmian Powers Welsh Athletics

The Cardiff International Sports Stadium, a multi sport and special events venue has been fitted with new generation FP Plus and FP 400 cable from Prysmian. The venue, which will hold large numbers of spectators, athletes and staff required a durable and trusted cable brand to power the essential life safety systems

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Prysmian serves up fire protection at Wimbledon
Posted: 20/04/11 11:18:46

Prysmian serves up fire protection at Wimbledon

Prysmian’s fire performance cable has been used to ensure spectator safety in Wimbledon’s new Centre Court.

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Prysmian protects Portsmouth’s patients
Posted: 02/04/11 15:25:42

Prysmian protects Portsmouth’s patients

More than 70,000 metres of our new generation FP Plus cable has been used in the ongoing £240 million re-development of the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

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New online resource from Prysmian
Posted: 12/02/11 07:28:34

New online resource from Prysmian

Contractors, engineers, specifiers and wholesalers now have a definitive source information about fire performance cables and accessories with the launch of a new online resource www.fpcables.co.uk

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Prysmian safeguards Athlone shopping centre
Posted: 08/02/11 16:30:24

Prysmian safeguards Athlone shopping centre

Prysmian’s fire performance cable has been used to power the essential life safety systems of the newly completed Athlone Shopping Centre, one of the largest projects of its kind ever undertaken in Ireland

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Royal Festival Hall re-opens with symphony on fire safety
Posted: 27/01/11 13:42:47

Royal Festival Hall re-opens with symphony on fire safety

The iconic Royal Festival Hall in London has re-opened to the public following a £91 million two-year refurbishment project

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Guernsey High School gets upgraded with Prysmian
Posted: 17/01/11 09:45:00

Guernsey High School gets upgraded with Prysmian

Prysmian Afumex LSX™ and FP Plus™ have been specified and installed at the new campus for Les Beaucamps High School in Guernsey.

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Prysmian calls on contractors to drum up recycling
Posted: 11/01/11 15:29:50

Prysmian calls on contractors to drum up recycling

Over half of cable drums supplied by Prysmian Cables and Systems are sent to landfill by electrical contractors every year when they could be recycled for free using Prysmian's nationwide drum collection service.

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Prysmian makes waves at the Greenwich peninsula
Posted: 27/11/10 11:49:32

Prysmian makes waves at the Greenwich peninsula

Prysmian’s FP brand of fire performance cables have been chosen to power the fire detection and public address speaker systems throughout the Waterfront complex…

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Prysmian tackles fire performance at Twickenham stadium
Posted: 13/09/10 15:53:22

Prysmian tackles fire performance at Twickenham stadium

Prysmian's fire performance cables have been specified to power the essential life safety systems at Twickenham Stadium, the home of England Rugby, as part of the South Stand redevelopment programme

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Prysmian's FP PLUS is evolving
Posted: 16/07/10 15:55:28

Prysmian's FP PLUS is evolving

Prysmian Cables & Systems is introducing a new generation of FP Plus cable to its enhanced fire performance range.

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Fire Performance Cables - How Standards are changing
Posted: 22/08/10 16:12:51

Fire Performance Cables - How Standards are changing

In the UK fire performance cable market, we are well served by respected Standards, including test methods, product standards and system codes of practice. It is essential that these standards are kept up to date so that they continue to reflect best practice and meet the current market needs

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The sky's the limit
Posted: 27/06/10 16:57:11

The sky's the limit

Reaching more than half a kilometre into the sky, the £500m Burj Dubai Tower is not only the World’s tallest tower…

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Top of the pops
Posted: 08/06/09 15:59:14

Top of the pops

Prysmian Cables specified at multi million pound drinks factory…

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Contractor saves 100 man hours using Prysmian
Posted: 30/04/09 16:00:53

Contractor saves 100 man hours using Prysmian

Prysmian's FP200 Gold fire resistant cable was the first choice for contractors, Ensure Fire Systems, to guarantee the safety of a prestigious office complex at Savoy Court in London.

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Quality Control
Posted: 02/09/08 16:20:25

Quality Control

With the credit crunch upon us and cost cutting high up on the agenda, buying cheaper alternative cable may seem attractive but the risks involved could turn out to be far more costly. Terry Journeaux of Prysmian Cables & Systems discusses the risks of choosing second rate cable and the dangers posed by the specification and use of faulty, unsafe and even fake cable

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Don’t let fire performance become a burning issue
Posted: 14/03/08 16:29:18

Don’t let fire performance become a burning issue

With concerns that faulty and non-compliant cables are infiltrating the electrical industry, Ufuk Colak, FP Product Manager at Prysmian Cables and Systems explains why no one should cut corners when manufacturing, specifying and installing fire performance cables



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Requirements for Fire Resistant Cables
Posted: 25/01/07 16:37:09

Requirements for Fire Resistant Cables

Terry Journeaux examines fire safety issues on terms of electric cable, particularly in respect of the updated edition of the Technical Handbook and the revised Approved Document B on fire safety

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Fire Resistant Cables - Current Developments in the UK Market
Posted: 09/12/06 08:43:42

Fire Resistant Cables - Current Developments in the UK Market

In the fire resistant cable market, new developments and the technologies to support them are generally introduced either to reduce product cost or to meet new performance requirements requested by product users. These new requirements often result in the issue of new test standards

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Fire Resistant Cables - Choice or Confusion?
Posted: 27/03/06 12:49:43

Fire Resistant Cables - Choice or Confusion?

As we enter 2006, it is an opportune time to reflect on the considerable growth in the availability of fire resistant cables on the UK market and some of the problems in selection of the appropriate product for a particular application that this has caused. What is certain is that there are now more manufacturers and fire resistant cable product ranges available than ever before. What is less certain is if this will prove to be to the long term benefit of users

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Fire Resistant Cable Fixing
Posted: 27/01/06 16:56:57

Fire Resistant Cable Fixing

Terry Journeaux of Prysmian Cables outlines the new requirements of the code of practice for fire alarm systems BS5839-1:2002 in respect of cable fixings and gives details of a new fixing method.

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