The future is mobile

As the construction industry continues to evolve, companies must learn to adapt to the times and embrace existing and emerging technology trends. Our director, Bradley, believes that mobile technology plays a key role in construction operations and shares why companies should adopt it to enhance their site safety and improve productivity and workflow.  There is[…]

Upgraded Cygnus range on show at FIREX International

We’re delighted to announce we will be showcasing our upgraded Cygnus Wireless Alarm System at FIREX International next month. To meet customer and market demand, the Cygnus radio system has been undergoing some upgrades and modifications which will include added functionality, improved battery life, better configuration software and a combined smoke and heat detector. The[…]

Paddington Gardens regeneration scheme protected with Cygnus alarm system

The Cygnus Wireless Alarm System has been installed across Paddington’s Waterside regeneration project which is being managed and executed by JRL Group. The Paddington Waterside regeneration is one of London’s most exciting new residential quarters and will comprise of 350 apartments and a two-storey basement car park. More than 80 Cygnus alarms units have been[…]

Why Choose Wireless?

In a recent 10-year period, statistics from insurance companies show that there were 108 major fires on construction sites, costing the insurers – and therefore costing construction companies around £187.3m.[1] As false alarms can cost businesses and fire and rescue services around £1 billion a year[2], wireless alarm systems can offer a complete safety solution[…]

Protect your shipyard with Cygnus

During the construction of a shipyard, there is a high risk of a fire breaking out from welding operations, hazardous and combustible materials, and electrical hazards, putting workers’ lives at risk. Regardless of whether it’s a ship in a yard or at sea, they pose the same amount of risks when it comes to fire[…]

Protecting Aberdeen Harbour expansion with Cygnus

We’re delighted to announce that the Cygnus alarm system is protecting workers during the £350 million expansion of Aberdeen Harbour. Aberdeen Harbour, one of the UK’s busiest ports, is being transformed to develop new facilities and associated infrastructure at Nigg Bay, to the south of the existing harbour. During this time, temporary construction, breakwaters, quays[…]

Cygnus making waves across seven shipyards

The Cygnus Wireless Alarm system has protected seven shipyards across the world, strengthening our presence in the shipbuilding industry further. Working alongside major Norwegian distributor, Vestcom, we have supplied our alarm system during the construction of around 20 ships over the last year, including a 130-metre long krill vessel that will fish in the Antarctic,[…]

Singapore Approves Cygnus

We’re celebrating another great milestone for Cygnus, after approval was granted for use in Singapore! Singapore is a fast-developing country which is fuelled by a passion for creating new possibilities and is much more than the sum of its abundant attractions. The Singaporean economy is known as one of the freest, most innovative, most competitive,[…]

Cygnus Protects Keepmoat’s Timber Frame Development in Edinburgh

Contractors Keepmoat specified for the Cygnus System to be installed on their project ‘Broomview’ in Sighthill, Edinburgh. The development is 5 miles west from the centre of Edinburgh and will provide a tranquil haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Broomview development is predominantly timber frame construction; therefore, it was essential[…]

Cygnus In The Land Down Under

Last weeks post highlighted our global network of distributors, but this week we’d like to put the spotlight on a distributor based in Canberra, Australia – Checkpoint Products. Checkpoint supply the entire Cygnus Range as well as the full-service which includes site surveys, installations and maintenance. They are also currently the main distributor of the[…]

Cygnus Units Sold Hits 50k

  The number of Cygnus Units manufactured and sold at our depot in Hereford has passed the 50,000 mark last month! There are Cygnus units all over the UK on a variety of projects as well as some well known projects around the globe, including the renowned Battersea Power Station in London (UK), The Shell[…]