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The success of AFAC21 VIRTUAL is a testament to resilience

The first virtual event in the conference and exhibition’s 26-year history attracted more than 2,500 attendees, featured 120 sessions across seven streams, 9 keynote presentations, and 37 virtual exhibitors. AFAC21 Virtual Conference and Exhibition concluded with more than 2,534 registered…

DAY 3 HIGHLIGHTS: Learning from adversity to inform practice and build resilienceDay

Learning from the challenges of the recent past to lead the way forward was a theme that featured heavily on Day 3 of AFAC21. Turia Pitt and Stan Grant began by speaking about rising to the challenges and fostering resilience…

Enlightening sessions from AFAC21 Day 2

Following not one but two rousing keynotes from Dominique Hogan-Doran SC and Shane Fitzsimmons, day two of AFAC21 – Virtual did not disappoint. A full day of both new and familiar faces sharing remarkable research findings, ideas and innovation. Today the…

Day 1 AFAC21 began with a powerful message

Welcome back to AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ.   AFAC21 – Virtual is, in itself, an act of resilience delivered on the back of one of the most catastrophic bushfire seasons in living memory during what is hoped to be the closing stages of a global pandemic. This year’s…

Engineered Clean Agent Fire Suppression – Kidde Advanced Delivery System (ADS™)

The Kidde Advanced Delivery System (ADS™) Clean Agent Suppression System for Novec 1230 and FM200 was developed by Kidde engineers to provide economical protection for larger enclosures requiring longer agent flow distances. With the patented-technology, the ADS™ System is capable…

Vallfirest presents its first line of portable fire pumps: reliable units for remote location wildfires

No tool equals water access in a wildland firefighting operation. It is a well known truth on the fireline. When fires occur in remote locations, inaccessible for trucks and pickups, portable fire pumps become essential for fire management. True to…

Free Webinar: Modernise your fire protection system with an advanced clean agent

Thursday, 14 October 2021 | 10:00am Singapore Time, GMT +08:00 Speakers: Jimmy Chin, 3M Novec Key Account Manager Mun Fai Wong, 3M Senior Application Engineer Halon fire extinguishment was replaced by sustainable and eco-friendly clean agents as early as the…

Bullard introduces lightweight UST-LW Fire Helmet

Updated Fire Helmet Weighs 300 grams Less Than Traditional Model Bullard, the 123-year-old company known for its invention of the hard hat, introduced today its new UST-LW™ fire helmet. The UST-LW helmet features an advanced fiberglass composite material which reduces…

AFAC21 goes virtual

This October for the first time in the event’s 26-year history, AFAC will take place virtually. On 5-8 October 2021, hosted on a state-of-the-art, feature-rich, interactive platform, attendees will enjoy four days of conference presentations, three days of visually stunning…

Kidde Natura Inert Gas System

The latest innovation in fire suppression technology, the Kidde Natura Inert Gas System (Natura IGS) revolutionizes the way gaseous fire suppression systems are deployed, making installation easier, faster, and safer than ever before. Much of this innovation comes from the…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ to be a virtual event hosted on 5-8 October 2021

As a result of the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, we have made the decision to make AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ a virtual event, to be hosted on 5-8 October 2021. Safety will always be our top priority and it has…

Explosion Proof Actuator meets UL HazLoc, ATEX and IECEx requirements

TLX Technologies is excited to announce that our Explosion Proof Actuator with Supervision has recently completed all testing to meet the UL HazLoc, ATEX, and IECEx requirements for use in fire suppression systems in hazardous locations (a certificate of conformity…

Restructuring at Advanced Flight Training & Leasing

Advanced Flight Training & Leasing [AFT&L] has restructured to become the only Wipaire endorsed provider of advanced training for Caravans and Fire Boss aircraft. In addition to training, AFT&L has increased its portfolio of leased assets to include a two-seat…

Kidde now distributing the FlameRanger Robotic Suppression System

Every large fire starts off small and grows exponentially. Rapid detection and suppression are crucial to successfully fight a fire before it has a chance to develop into a catastrophic, fully developed fire. Traditional methods often result in late detection…

ACTF&R Selects New Firefighting PPE

Pac Fire in Australia has secured a new contract to supply state-of-the-art MSA Bristol structural firefighting PPE to ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R). ACTF&R provides a rapid response capability from nine strategically located Fire Stations across the Australian Capital Territory.…

MSA Safety announces investment and collaboration agreement with Swiss autonomous drone technology firm to enhance Fire Service offerings

MSA Safety Incorporated, the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced it has established a Joint Development Agreement with Perspective Robotics AG of Zurich, Switzerland. Established in 2014,…

Bullard Emergency Responder Series Webinar 2021: Beyond the Smoke

Using Gas Detectors and Thermal Cameras to Save Lives Singapore – July 12, 2021 – Bullard (Asia Pacific branch) kicked off Bullard Emergency Responder Series Webinar 2021 today, the virtual knowledge and experience sharing session from industrial experts. It aims to…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ set for a new date of 5-8th October 2021

We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, given the current situation in Sydney and restrictions on interstate travel.  After working collaboratively with the ICC Sydney and our host agencies in NSW and the…

Disaster & Emergency Management Conference – 20% off registrations available here

With the conference postponed until September, there’s still plenty of time to register for the Disaster & Emergency Management Conference. Thanks to our alliance, we are happy to offer our readership a 20% discount off either in person or virtual…

ANNOUNCEMENT: New Conference Dates Thursday 2 – Friday 3 September 2021

As you may be aware, recent Government restrictions across Australia in relation to COVID-19 resulted in the difficult decision for us to postpone the Disaster & Emergency Management Conference.   Our team has been working incredibly hard to move forward and…

6 reasons why pre-hospital care providers need the RESCUER from RIGLOO​ by Robert Avsec

Since the advent of prehospital care, regardless of the country, pre-hospital patient care providers (e.g., EMTs, paramedics., firefighters, rescue technicians) have lamented the fact that their ability to provide the necessary patient care was different because they worked in an…

High-performance electrical fire suppression systems

Almost everything we do relies on technology. From how we communicate to how we are entertained and find answers to problems, technology plays an integral part. And behind the scenes, powering our ability to connect the devices in our hands…

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