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News & Events

  • 13
    Dec

    Happy holidays from Ferm

    Season’s greetings to all Ferm Engineering clients and friends. As usual, the Ferm team will donate to charities instead of sharing Christmas gifts. This year’s charities are The Smith Family and Rural Fire Services (RFS). The Smith Family is an independent charity that helps young Australians to overcome educational...

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  • 13
    Dec

    New home for Ferm team

    Ferm Engineering has settled into its new premises at 370 Beatty Rd, Archerfield. Ferm’s home is a stand-alone building with ample carparking for clients to visit, plenty of storage space and airconditioned offices. Ferm CEO Steve Burton says the new site, near Boundary and Beaudesert roads at Archerfield, offers...

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  • 13
    Dec

    Bushfire season starts early

    Australia’s bushfire season has started early. The Bureau of Meteorology has declared El Niño and positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) events, both of which have ramifications for Australia’s weather patterns. El Niño refers to the extensive warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. It occurs every three...

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  • 13
    Dec

    Bushfire protection at aged care home

    A northern NSW aged care facility that sustained hail damage now requires roof replacements that include bushfire protection measures. Ferm Engineering, in conjunction with Helping Hands Planning & Design Pty Ltd, was commissioned to ensure new roofs and patios being installed at 135 independent living units within the Marian...

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  • 20
    Sep

    Bulk fuel facility under construction

    Ferm has started work on a major high-hazard facility under construction in the Northern Territory. The bulk fuel facility and ancillary infrastructure to transfer and store jet fuel at East Arm, Darwin, is managed by Crowley Australia and being built by Latitude 63, a specialist in bulk fuel facilities....

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  • 20
    Sep

    Maritime project expertise in demand

    Ferm is developing considerable expertise with ports and maritime facilities, working on a range of projects. The company is preparing a fire risk study for TechnipFMC, a global oil and gas company that services the energy industry. TechnipFMC operates a service ship that is decommissioning offshore gas fields on...

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  • 20
    Sep

    Waste facility experience pays off

    Experience with assisting a major waste management facility in the Melbourne suburb of Coolaroo to improve fire safety after a massive blaze in 2017 has paid off years later. Ferm has been selected to provide high-level fire risk assessments for two Sunshine Coast Council (SCC) waste management facilities. Ferm...

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  • 20
    Sep

    New home for Ferm Engineering

    Ferm Engineering will move to new premises at 370 Beatty Rd, Archerfield, in October. The 140sqm stand-alone building has ample carparking and warehousing space and airconditioned offices. Ferm Engineering CEO Steve Burton says the new site is in a central location, near Boundary and Beaudesert roads, and offers easy...

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  • 12
    Apr

    Face-to-face events return

    The Queensland branch of the Society of Fire Safety (SFS) has kicked off 2023 with its first face-to-face seminar in three years. Ferm Engineering CEO Steve Burton has been appointed SFS Qld chair and is a member of the national executive. The Qld committee now has 10 members, including...

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  • 12
    Apr

    Ferm funds flashbox

    Ferm Engineering is sponsoring the development of a new flashbox for the University of Qld’s fire lab. The fire safety testing facility, in the Frank White Annex of the School of Civil Engineering, includes a flashover room that enables researchers to observe how fire behaves in flashover events. The...

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