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6 May 2022 ASP Fire offers specialised services for the agri and food processing industries
With Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day taking place from 16 to 20 May, fire engineering specialist ASP Fire is highlighting its specialised expertise in the agri and food processing industries. “We install the best...
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7 March 2022 ASP Fire turns up the heat on gender diversity and inclusivity
ASP Fire has made great progress in empowering women and providing opportunities in the male-dominated field that is engineering consulting. This is according to Fire Engineer Nanzi Bika, who specialises in...
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28 February 2022 Students return to campus, but is their accommodation still safe?
The issue of fire-safety requirements for student accommodation is again being highlighted now that university students are slowly returning to campuses as Covid-19 restrictions are eased. “Fire-safety requirements...
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2 February 2022 Cape Talk Interview with ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk
Interview with Michael van Niekerk, CEO of ASP fire risk consulting about the fire at Parliament .
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20 January 2022 Houses of Parliament blaze highlights need for fire protection for heritage buildings
The fire that broke out at the Houses of Parliament in central Cape Town on 2 January has again raised the issue of protecting heritage structures and other buildings containing priceless artefacts or documents from...
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6 December 2021 How to ensure your Festive Season is not a fiery one
With the Festive Season almost upon us, homeowners are urged to ensure that basic fire-risk mitigation measures are in place if they are going away on holiday, highlights ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk. The...
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19 November 2021 SAFM Interview with ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk
ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk joins the show to discuss how to keep safe during load shedding. Load shedding poses a significant fire safety risk. van Niekerk urges all homeowners to put basic fire-risk...
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20 October 2021 The John Perlman Show interview with ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk
In conversation with ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk about the Robertsham substation fire outage. Joburg south residents woke up without power this morning after the Robertsham substation caught fire. The blaze...
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11 October 2021 Hazards and fire risk in the chemical-processing industry
A fire that broke out at the KZN Resins factory in Durban at the end of August has placed the spotlight on the extreme hazards associated with the chemical-processing industry (CPI), comments ASP Fire CEO Michael...
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12 August 2021 How to protect heritage or historic buildings from fire risk
The issue of protecting heritage structures and other buildings containing priceless artefacts or documents from fire risk came into stark focus in mid-April. A blaze originating at Table Mountain eventually swept...
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