South African sprinkler companies caught!

South African sprinkler companies caught!
NEWS & MEDIA | 30 June 2017

South African sprinkler companies caught!

Sprinkler companies caught in anti-competitive practices.

The above article (found on fin24.com) only confirms what countless South African cold store owners already know – that all is not right in the fire protection industry.

Now is surely the time when the cold storage industry should collectively push to participate in the drawing up of national rules to govern the installation of fire control systems in cold and freezer stores.

Currently, there is little consistency in requirements, massive delays in getting fire plans approved and huge expenditure on sprinkler systems whose efficacy at low temperatures is, at best, questionable.

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