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Smoke Alarm Enables Family to Escape Serious House Fire in Western Sydney

A mother and five children had a lucky escape from their St Clair, Western Sydney home after a fire broke out in the family home. The alarm was raised by a smoke alarm in the home at around 6 pm…

Fire and Rescue New South Wales Welcomes 24 New Firefighters

Twenty-four new firefighters have been welcomed into Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) at a ceremony at the State Training College in Alexandria. Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant congratulated the recruits on successfully completing the training course and…

Hytera Communications Reveal Revolutionary Multi-Mode Radio

Hytera is proud to reveal its new multi-mode two-way radio, a handset that is the first of its kind in the private radio network industry. The radio supports multi-mode communication across a range of scenarios, from daily business operations to…

Blueproof’s Portable Functional Test Oven is Ready for Action

After meticulous assembly to meet the highest standards, Blueproof has created fully portable functional test oven in accordance with ISO 6182-13 which can demonstrate exactly how Blueproof will activate in the case of a fire. Following requests from many interested parties who…

Set sail for lighter weight and fire safety! Paroc launches new 40% lighter Marine solutions

A significant development in production technology allows Paroc to bring lighter weight to the existing, internationally recognised marine offering. Among the first solutions to receive Light Marine treatment are PAROC slabs for A-class steel decks and bulkheads. Easy Design The new…

Hochiki Europe Protects Petrochemical Environments in Ghana

Leading manufacturer of life safety solutions, Hochiki Europe, has supported the construction of a new petrochemical storage and distribution facility in Ghana, by supplying a range of innovative fire detection and alarm equipment. Called the New Petroleum Products Storage and…

UK’s leading Life Safety System Specialists take centre stage at Intersec

Life Safety System Specialists Kentec Electronics, one of the world’s leading independent fire control panel designers and manufacturers, will be highlighting their extensive, EN, UL & FM, Analogue & Extinguishant ranges of Fire Control Panel Solutions – the first choice for many safety critical, prestigious locations across the world. Kentec‘s comprehensive…

Portable Gross Decontamination System to Help Mitigate Firefighter Cancer Risk

Task Force Tips have introduced the DECON/pak, a self-contained agent proportioning and rinse application system developed specifically for gross decontamination of firefighting personnel donned with gear and their equipment. Throughout 2017, TFT field-tested the DECON/Pak at fire stations and training…

The 40 Year Overnight Success Story

Third generation precision engineering and manufacturing company, Archer Enterprises, located on the Central Coast of New South Wales (NSW) Australia, is celebrating a major milestone with its 40th anniversary. What began in a garage, when fitter and machinist Barry Byrne…

Apollo to Present Specialist Marine Fire Detection Range at Marintec China

Apollo Fire Detectors, specialists in the design and manufacture of high-quality fire detection products, will be exhibiting at Marintec China in Shanghai from 5th to 8th December 2017. With its 30 year history, it is co-organised by the Shanghai Society of Naval…

Nomex® 50th Anniversary – A Reason to Celebrate

Nomex® was a result of fundamental research and development (R&D) in the 1960s conducted by DuPont scientists Paul Morgan and Stephanie Kwolek. In 1967, these brand fibres were commercialised and have been used across a diverse range of applications. Today,…

Fläkt Woods Wins Contract to Supply Fans for Australia’s NorthConnex Tunnel

Fläkt Woods, part of FläktGroup and a leading manufacturer of ventilation and air movement technology, has announced it has secured a multi-million Euro deal to supply 140 jet thrust fans for the NorthConnex tunnel in Australia. The fans will provide…

Hampshire UK Establish Elite Firefighter Hub

A hub of elite firefighters trained to deal with disasters from earthquakes and tsunamis to terror attacks and mass explosions is being assembled in Hampshire, UK. The crews will be based at Eastleigh Fire Station which will have 15 specialist…

More Free Workshops Than Ever Before at Konstruksi Indonesia and the Big 5 Construct Indonesia 2017

Konstruksi Indonesia and The Big 5 Construct Indonesia (8 – 10 November 2017, Jakarta Convention Center) will offer 34 CPD-Certified complimentary workshops, up from last year’s 23 sessions.Previously popular topics Project Management, Private Partnership (PPP), and Sustainable Technology will remain…

DuPont Announced Winners of the 2017 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awar

Award recognises advances in protective gloves made with DuPont™ Kevlar® DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont) announced the winners of its second DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in EMEA. Created to spotlight excellence in innovation and design of protective gloves made with…

E2S showcase latest MED compliant warning signals at MARINTEC Shanghai

E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent signalling manufacturer, will be exhibiting at MARINTEC Shanghai its range of Marine Equipment Directive, MED, compliant alarm horn sounders and combined audible-visual alarms suitable for installation in marine fire and safety systems. Assessed…

18th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in London, UK – 19 & 20th September 2018

Ragnar Wighus, President of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2018 will take place in London, UK, on 19th and 20th September 2018. The conference venue remains to be announced. Delegates are advised to save the date to…

Ballyclare Confirms Article 11B Compliance Ahead of New Regulation Changes

Workwear garment manufacturer Ballyclare Limited has confirmed the process used to manufacture life-saving workwear supplied to the fire, rail, general industrial and oil and gas sectors is accredited to Article 11B of the PPE Directive. This ensures Ballyclare is already…

Public Can Save Lives in Terrorist Attack

A former trauma medic has designed his own special medical kitbag to be ready to respond in case of a terrorist attack or disaster when he visits a major city around the world on business. Steve Bray, MD of UK…

Bristol Uniforms Expands UK Operations

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of firefighter PPE, has taken on additional premises to create a Central Cutting Unit and is recruiting extra staff as part of a significant business expansion. The company was recently…

FM Global Provides New Fire-Protection Guidelines for Robot-Driven Warehouses

Facilities with automatic storage and retrieval systems will be taller, tighter, and more densely packed  Robots make warehouses more efficient but also may introduce new fire risks. It’s a worry that has prompted commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global to give new…

IFE appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) is pleased to announce it has appointed Dr Graham Cory as its new CEO. Graham, who joins the Institution on 1st November 2017, was a senior civil servant before his appointment as CEO of…

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