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Wholetime firefighter applications from under-represented groups has doubled

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed double the number of firefighter applications from women, ethnic minorities and the LGBTQ+ community compared to previous years, latest figures reveal. The Service launched a wholetime firefighter recruitment campaign in April which…

Award created in memory of Fife fire officer Gary Dall

THE LEGACY of a Fife fire officer who passed away after a battle with blood cancer will live on with a new award bestowed in his name. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has created the ‘Gary Dall Award’…

GTR-BEXA celebrates ‘Young Exporter’ 2019 Award for Clare Hunter – Coltraco Ultrasonics

The winner of the GTR-BExA Young Exporter Award is Clare Hunter from Coltraco Ultrasonics. Hunter leads Coltraco’s marketing and communications strategy and coordinates its global network. She has been working for Coltraco for eight years and has participated in helping…

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service takes delivery of the UK’s first Scania L-series fire appliance

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service has become the first UK fire and rescue authority to introduce a new generation Scania L-series fire appliance into service.  Equipped with Scania’s all-new low entry cab, the vehicle carries an aerial ladder platform (ALP),…

Three dead in China flyover collapse

CNA reports that, three people were killed and two injured in eastern China when a highway overpass collapsed and crushed cars below it,  last Friday the 11th Videos posted online showed a large section of the bridge in Jiangsu province…

ASSA ABLOY launches new intumescent kit to ensure fire door integrity

The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new intumescent kit range, which ensures the integrity of a fire doorset is not compromised by morticed ironmongery. These new kits will be…

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service marks 10-year anniversary of life-saving partnership

A GROUND-BREAKING initiative which has offered more than 50 people with blood cancer a second chance at life today marks its tenth anniversary. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service partnership with charity Anthony Nolan was formed in 2009 after fire…

Lind Equipment Launches Redesigned Battery-Operated Hornet Light

Lind Equipment, a multi award-winning company and world leading manufacturer in temporary portable lighting announces the release of the new Battery-Operated Hornet Light. The redesigned LED task light comes in a significantly more compact & durable package than ever before.…

Technology – transforming safety for workers and communities alike

Improving safety isn’t just about reducing workplace risks within industrial and process environments; it’s also about safeguarding neighbouring communities and environments. Matt DeLorenzo, Business Director for Safety io, an MSA Safety company, explains how technology is improving safety via a…

Warringtonfire safeguards technically demanding service offering with significant audit success

Independent fire-testing company Warringtonfire, which is part of the Element Group, has passed three audits at its Frankfurt, Germany laboratory, including a five-year extension to the DAkkS accreditation, and three-year extensions to the designations from the German Federal Motor Transport…

Intucompound from Firetherm creates loadbearing floor and wall barriers

Concrete floor with Intucompound Plant rooms and service risers are amongst the locations where the very versatile and fully fire tested Intucompound, part of the Firetherm range, is routinely utilised to create fire and smoke seals that are also loadbearing. The gypsum based…

Hydrosense: the new standard for business continuity

Delivering the new standard in water leak detection, Hydrosense is the solution to one of the greatest threats to business continuity: water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest and most common claim made by commercial customers with a total loss…

Record numbers for Tank Storage Asia 2019

Tank Storage Asia 2019 boasted record visitor numbers this September, as terminals, traders, petrochemical producers and equipment suppliers gathered in Singapore. The event saw a 35% increase in visitors this year, attracted by a strong conference line-up, new one-to-one networking…

Kentec protects China to Yorkshire Power Station project

A Sigma XT extinguishing panel and accessories manufactured by Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, are protecting a power storage station built in Hefei in China, and brought over to Yorkshire, in Northern England. Guangzhou Wanzhen Information Technology Co.…

Taiwan bridge collapse kills six and injures many more

A bridge collapsed into a harbour in northeastern Taiwan on Tuesday (Oct 1) , crushing several fishing boats with some crew feared trapped, authorities said, although the number of casualties was not immediately clear it is now known that a total of…

Advanced Protects the Engineers of Tomorrow at One of Southern Europe’s Most Important Research Centres

Four networked MxPro 5 fire panels from global systems leader, Advanced, are now protecting one of Serbia’s most prestigious higher education facilities. The project at the University of Belgrade’s School of Electrical Engineering, involved installing a fire system to reliably…

TFT increases adapter, fittings, caps, elbows and tool line

Task Force Tips has significantly increased its offerings of adapters, fittings, caps, elbows and tools. These products have been moved to their own online catalog and can be found at https://www.tft.com/Product-Catalog. This expansion has been in response to a strong…

ASFP announces October seminar in London

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has now released the full programme for its CPD seminar in central London on 23 October 2019. The seminar, at the Aviva Building, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, aims to improve awareness of…

New Total Fire Solutions service from AEI Cables welcomed

A new Total Fire Solutions distribution service from leading supplier AEI Cables has been welcomed in the light of increasing reports of cable failures from the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). Specifiers and installers recognise the need for quality of cabling…

Spotlight on the National Search & Rescue Center UAE

With challenging weather, desert terrain and a 711.7 nautical mile (1,318 kilometre) coastline the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) National Search and Rescue Center (NSRC) provides a timely response to emergencies in the nation’s locale.Established in 2013 by His Highness, Sheikh…

New from Prysmian Group: Fully CPR Compliant Draka Cat.6 U/UTP B2ca D65 Cable

Following extensive research and development, Prysmian Group, the world’s largest cable manufacturer, has launched its new Draka UC400 23 Category 6 U/UTP LSHF D65 B2ca data cable that is fully compliant with the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). The new UK manufactured Draka cable has a genuine Euroclass B2ca s1a d1…

MetalCraft Marine Inc. (MCM) has delivered their 18th NFPA Type III Fireboat in 14 years

In 2015 the Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) ordered their first FireStorm 50’, along with a 50’ STLC landing craft support craft. The KFSD liked the FireStorm 50’ so much, they bought Two more in 2016. The KFSD have now…

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