APF Magazine E-Newswire Archive

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Shell’s giant LNG ship the $24b Prelude shut down after fire

A fire late at night on 2 December on Shell’s Prelude floating LNG vessel off…

Fire protection for lithium-ion batteries

Early detection is key to mitigating the risks of Li-ion battery fires in data centres.…

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Lack of fire-risk standardisation leaves wind industry exposed

A lack of standardisation for fire-risk assessments is leaving the wind industry exposed, a report…

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Deployable kennel systems improve conditions for police, rescue and military working dogs

Specially constructed deployable dog kennels have been designed by G3 Systems Ltd to improve the…

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Climate change overwhelming factor in fuelling Australian bush fires

Climate change has been found to be an overwhelming factor in the increase of Australian…

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Cyclones cost Fiji $2.42 billion

The total damage and losses recorded by tropical cyclones in Fiji between 2010 and 2020…

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Zico improves ladder access on narrow streets

Ziamatic Corp. (Zico), an international leader in ladder storage solutions, is making it safer and…

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Examining the cost of failure from a Deepwater Horizon survivor

Caleb Holloway shares his personal story of resilience, lessons learned and the need for heightened…

Three key technologies for effective industrial fire prevention and suppression

Build a Comprehensive Industrial Fire Prevention Program with Surveillance Thermal Cameras and Sensors, Thermal UAS…

The pinnacle of vehicle fire suppression technology

Reacton’s innovative fire suppression solutions allow a vast range of mobile and transportable equipment to…

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Nearly 200 die in floods across India and Nepal

Nearly 200 people have died in floods and landslides in India and Nepal, officials said…

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Three killed in gas explosion at restaurant in China’s Liaoning

Three people were killed and more than 30 injured on Thursday, 21 October after a…

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New worldwide fire safety initiative launched

A global coalition of over 80 fire-safety leadership organisations has today launched a new Decade…

Call for papers for Fire Australia 2022

Do you have something interesting to contribute that will appeal to an audience of your…

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Fire at Johor’s Semangar water treatment plant causes disruptions to more than 100 areas around JB and Kulai

Residents in more than 100 sub-districts around Johor Bahru and Kulai districts, Malaysia, were hit…

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Thirteen-storey Taiwan building blaze kills 46

Taiwanese residents voiced anguish and outrage on Friday after 46 people perished in an inferno…

RDS200-SIM with GMP-11-SIM contamination simulation probe. (Argon Electronics)
Argon releases major upgrade to RDS200 simulator

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd has released a major upgrade to its Rados RDS200 training simulator…

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…

Full Body Suit • Portable, non-invasive and easy to apply core body-cooling system designed for heat stroke treatment. • Rapidly reduces core body temperature at an average rate of 7.2*C/hour.
ZOLL Medical – Exclusive distribution agreement for unique CarbonCool portable body cooling solution

ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions,…

Fire Dog by Reel-Tech typical heavy and medium pumper truck mount shown. Fire Dog can be custom supplied for all applications including top, cabinet, and trailer-mounted firefighting applications.
Reel-Tech – Safer hose reel design improves crewhealth and safety and reduces injury

For more than 20 years, Reel-Tech have proudly represented US-based longstanding fire-hose reel manufacturer Hannay…

South Australia CFS have been wearing ECO-DRY Shield since 2019.
ECO-DRY Shield – The wildland protection of choice for South Australia

Australia is one of the most wildfire-prone countries in the world. Bushfires are a regular…

Aussie acts to combat Wildfires wherever they are.
Get ready for the big burn

This story is contributed by Warwick Lorenz from Australian Pump Industries. Warwick has learnt from…

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