MGN Fire Protection Blog

19 May

Fire Risk Assessments

We have recently been approached by several Main Contractors enquiring if we carry out surveys on existing buildings. This is to assess any breaches in the fire stopping due to remodelling, general maintenance or simply wear and tear. As this is something we were interested in pursuing, we now offer this service and are happy

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02 Apr

Focus on Main Contractors. This week Interserve…

Interserve are one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies who have gross revenues of £3.3 billion and a workforce of circa 80,000 people worldwide. Our extensive portfolio of Interserve projects include most aspects of fire protection such as Intumescent paint to structural steelwork, fire stopping & acoustic sealing, masonry painting, fire blankets

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25 Mar

MGN go Digital – Phase 2

We are currently working on a web based program to take over from the in house system we use at the moment. We are hoping to have this system up and running by the end of 2015 This will start from inputting of the sales leads at the beginning of the process, following to the

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M95 Trial
17 Mar

MGN set to use Sherwin Williams – Firetex M95 Epoxy Based Intumescent

We are currently trialling Sherwin Williams M95 epoxy based intumescent paint at our in-house training facility with the Manufacturers Chemical Engineer Team This product is generally used offshore/marine environments as it extremely weather, moisture and abrasion resistant once applied and cured. Although we are finding more uses for this as it is a very durable

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05 Aug

Focus on Main Contractors. This week Willmott Dixon…

Willmott Dixon are one of the UK’s largest privately-owned contracting, residential development and property support companies. MGN have carried out a large number of different projects and have held a Cat 1 Subcontractor status for the last few years. We feel that Willmott Dixon is a Main Contractor we can comfortably work with as they

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29 Jul

The importance of using a FIRAS Certified Installation Contractor

For those of who may not know much about Firas, they are a voluntary, third party certification for installation contractors of both passive and active fire protection systems, operated by Warrington Certification, and accredited by UKAS to EN45011. FIRAS certification started in 1994 and has been instrumental in improving standards of installation of fire protection

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23 Jul

Focus on Main Contractors. This week Anglo Holt…

It has been a busy period for MGN Fire protection as of recent, and part of this reason is due Anglo Holt for the Contracts they have awarded us over the last 12 months. After carrying out over 8 different projects with a range of different aspects, we would like to personally thank Anglo Holt

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15 Jul

MGN set to apply Jotun Steelmaster 1200WF…

We are very pleased to announce that as part of our services we now have the option to use Jotun paints new 120 minute Intumescent basecoat known as Steelmaster 1200WF. As MGN are one of Jotun paints biggest UK applicators, the Jotun team flew over from all sides of the globe, i.e. Dubai and India

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09 Jul

Focus On Scotland…

We have a large workload in Scotland at the moment and here is a sample of the projects we are due to start or are currently carrying out at the moment. Robert Gordon University Aberdeen is a £9.5m extension undertaken by Kier Construction. We have recently secured the fire protection package on this in which

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01 Jul

Recruitment Drive

Work, work and more work! We are not complaining but we are very busy at the moment. So much so, that we are on a recruitment drive. We are looking for site operatives, preferably with previous site experience. They must hold a CSCS card with also IPAF and PASMA. Full training will be given at

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