Passive Fire Protection in Tunnels – upcoming seminar, April 19th April 6, 2021 The Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) will be holding a 1 hour on-line seminar on 19 April entitled Passive Fire Protection of Tunnels: Requirements and Solutions. The seminar will be hosted by PFPS Director John Dunk and Kees Both, the Chair of the PFPNet Tunnels Technical Subcommittee will present the main technical topic. The seminar is free to attend and will be held at 2 timeslots during the day, 9 AM BST and 4 PM…
PFP Specialists are pleased to announce Sherman Spear as an Associate January 19, 2021 PFP Specialists have formed an agreement with Sherm Spear to become an Associate of PFPS to assist in introducing and expanding our capabilities in North America and Canada. Sherm has over thirty years experience in passive fire protection, primarily in the oil, gas and hydrocarbon processing industries for both epoxy-based and cementitious PFP materials. Over the years Sherm has worked with most of the major oil, gas and petrochemical companies along with their engineering and…
Passive Fire Protection and Tunnels October 19, 2020 PFP Specialists Director John Dunk is co-author of a new paper released by the Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) on the use of passive fire protection in the oil and gas industry and comparison the fire protection requirements in tunnels. Fires in road tunnels have had a devastating impact in a number of events in recent years, these fires are often very severe creating many difficulties for those carrying out fire and rescue activities.…
Raising standards and quality of installation – PFPNet and ICorr launch PFP inspector training programme September 25, 2020 On 23rd  September the Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) and the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) launched the Passive Fire Protection Inspector Training Programme with three separate online seminars during the day to capture the various time zones for attendees from around the globe. The Inspector Training Programme is specifically targeted at inspectors who are going to be inspecting new installations of both epoxy and cementitious PFP materials for hydrocarbon fire protection. From owners to…
PFPS is pleased to announce David Stowers as an Associate Consultant June 15, 2020 PFPS is pleased to announce David Stowers as an Associate Consultant, David is a corrosion protection specialist with over 30 years’ experience of protective coatings, passive fire protection and thermal insulation application, inspection and specification. His experience has been largely gained in the oil and gas industry (both offshore and onshore) and more recently in offshore wind and FPSO new-build projects. He has worked with leading protective coating contractors (from hands-on application, supervision and inspection…
PFP Specialists and COVID-19 April 17, 2020 The Coronavirus outbreak has changed how we all live and work, and this is no different for PFP Specialists. However, we remain operational and continue to work on a remote basis to offer assistance and support to our customers whenever you need us. We understand that this is a difficult time for many people, not only for our customers, and we wish everyone well while we all adjust to new arrangements and working practices.
PFP Specialists welcome two new associates April 2, 2020 PFP Specialists is delighted to welcome two further associate consultants to the team: Dr. Andrew Taylor and John Telfer. Dr. Taylor is a recognised technical leader in passive fire protection, with decades of experience in intumescent coatings and other forms of passive fire protection. He is highly active in numerous trade associations and standards committees. John Telfer is assisting our Quantifire development team with his decades of experience of estimation and product certification, working on…
Member of the ASFP March 23, 2020 PFP Specialists are pleased to announce we are now Associate Members of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP).
PFP Specialists welcomes new colleagues February 14, 2020 PFP Specialists is pleased to welcome new team members in January 2020. Michael McRae joins the company as a Junior C# developer, working with Software Developer Martin Greaney. The administrative side of PFP Specialists is also bolstered by the arrival of Joy Bradley as HR Manager and Laura McRae as Business Administrator.