High standards for the high court

13 Sep 2016

A justice building in Morocco is now using fire detection solutions of the highest standard thanks to leading life safety systems manufacturer, Hochiki Europe

The Court of Appeal in Casablanca is one of the top divisions of Morocco’s judicial system, with over 200 staff members working across four storeys. Because of the high profile nature of the building and its occupants, it is essential that all life safety systems are of a superior quality, while simultaneously complying with strict regulations.

When the need to replace the existing fire detection solutions arose, Marrakech-based safety systems retailer S.A.S. Equipment recommended the use of Hochiki Europe products because of their proven reliability.

S.A.S. Equipment was able to demonstrate that Hochiki Europe’s products complied with the project requirements and necessary building regulations. This allowed for the installation of a Hochiki Europe system comprising three analogue addressable panels controlling a total of 234 ALN-EN photoelectric smoke sensors. Part of Hochiki Europe’s Enhanced System Protocol (ESP) range, these sensors help to provide a system that is both secure and expandable; manufactured to the highest international standards, offering life safety products and systems of incomparable reliability. Other products installed as part of the project include 40 manual call points and 18 conventional sound beacons.

Soufiane Benhadda, Sales Director at S.A.S. Equipment, said: 'As part of this project, Elec Omar was keen to use CMSI products, however, Hochiki Europe products can be used as an equivalent. When we demonstrated that Hochiki Europe products offered the same functional capability as CMSI at an improved specification, Elec Omar was happily persuaded.'

Daniel Bon, Regional Sales Manager at Hochiki Europe, explained: 'Our products boast exceptional safety standards and comply with different regulations across Europe. Thanks to our reliable, state-of-the-art life safety systems, users of the Court of Appeal are safe in the knowledge that they are protected in the event of a fire.'

Upon completion, Morocco’s Minister of Justice is set to officially open the building as part of an inauguration ceremony.

To find out more about Hochiki Europe’s ESP fire detection product range, visit http://www.hochikieurope.com/esp

Hochiki Europe (UK) Ltd
Website
T: 01634 260 133

Grosvenor Road
Gillingham Business Park
ME8 0SA
Gillingham, Kent
United Kingdom

Paston Sixth Form College
Product News

Paston Sixth Form College

Founded over 400 years ago by Sir William Paston, Paston College in Norfolk, has transformed over the years from a grammar school for boys into a co-ed sixth form college dedicated to working with young people ages 16-18. The college has a notable alumni list including Admiral Nelson who studied for a short period before joining the Royal Navy in 1771, and in more recent years - British Actor, Writer, Comedian and Broadcaster Stephen Fry.

Read more

Dubai Metro
Product News

Dubai Metro

Famed for its luxury shopping and extraordinary architecture, the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is home to over 3.3 million people, and the world's longest driverless single metro line - the Dubai metro.

Read more

The Flag
Product News

The Flag

For many students, the prospect of moving away from home and living alone for the first time can be daunting. Thanks to leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, Hochiki Europe, and NSC Sicherheitstechnik, students living at two sophisticated accommodation developments in Germany have one less thing to worry about when it comes to fire safety.

Read more

Sofia National Library
Product News

Sofia National Library

Sofia has been the home of the Bulgarian National Library since 1881. In that time, the building and its historic contents have become treasures with significant national importance. Earlier this year, leading life safety systems manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, was appointed to protect these relics and preserve this slice of Bulgarian History.

Read more

Teatro Italia
Product News

Teatro Italia

Teatro Italia in the Cannaregio district was first built in 1914 and designed in a neo-gothic architectural style with a nod to Art Nouveau. Since construction, the building has been home to a theatre, a cinema and a conference hall, before going into disuse in the late 1990s. In 2016, a project began to restore the space and its artistic features and transform it into a supermarket.

Read more

Golden Tulip Hotel
Product News

Golden Tulip Hotel

The established chain of Golden Tulip Hotels can be found in 5 continents, 51 countries and 234 cities. The brand is owned by the fifth largest hotel group in the world, French Company Groupe du Louvre, who own various luxury hotel brands. In 2017 Hochiki devices were specified for installation in the newly built Golden Tulip Hotel in Doha, Qatar.

Read more

The International Bomber Command Centre
Product News

The International Bomber Command Centre

Working closely with Freedom Fire and Security Maintenance, leading manufacturer of life safety systems, Hochiki Europe, has provided a range of solutions to The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincoln. The memorial is home to one of the most comprehensive records of the Bomber Command unit in the world.

Read more

Royal Oman Police Station at Marmul
Product News

Royal Oman Police Station at Marmul

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) is the main law and order agency in Oman. The concept of a modern police force is relativity new to Oman, around 30 years ago no internal security force existed. Now the ROP are regarded as one of the best in the region.

Read more

Messila Resort & Spa
Product News

Messila Resort & Spa

Messila Resort is a deluxe 5-star hotel and spa complex, set within a beautiful 33-acre forest in Doha. This luxury retreat contains 122 bedrooms, 30 villas, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a fine dining restaurant, luxury spa facilities, and can accommodate up to 2000 building occupants at any time. The spa itself is spread over three storeys and features 22 treatment rooms; it also houses both an indoor and outdoor pool.

Read more

HTM Hybrid Tower
Product News

HTM Hybrid Tower

As part of a project to revitalise a semi-abandoned Venetian suburb, and transform the district of Mestre from industrial precinct to recreational hotspot, HTM Hybrid Tower has undergone an extensive redevelopment. The project was supported by Hochiki Italia, the Italian arm of leading life safety systems manufacturer, Hochiki, who were selected to provide solutions that would protect this now iconic building and its occupants.

Read more

Vista Star Residential & Commercial Building
Product News

Vista Star Residential & Commercial Building

A luxury residential and commercial building has recently been built in the Nad Al Hammar district of Dubai. This new development is in a prime location only 15 minutes to Sheikh Zayed Road and Dubai International Airport and 20 minutes to ‘new’ Dubai.


Read more

New Baptists Church Benefits from Smart Safety Systems
Case Study

New Baptists Church Benefits from Smart Safety Systems

Hochiki Europe, leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, has recently worked with Scottish Security and Fire Systems to ensure the safety and security of a renovated Baptist church in Fife.

Read more

List your business for free

Create a business listing on the UK's leading security and fire directory

Get the IFSEC Global newsletter

The latest security and fire news, trends and insights