Courtney Aviation Partners with Overwatch Imaging at East Fire in Mendocino National Forest

First REAL real-time data collection, mapping and on-demand dissemination of wildfire data. Courtney Aviation became the first federally contracted aviation company to deploy the Overwatch Imaging TK-5 Earthwatch digital imaging sensor on…

IWMA announces 2019 Winner of the “Young Talent Award / Ph.D.”

The winner of this year’s “IWMA Young Talent Award / Ph.D.” is Dr. Topi Matti Sikanen. The title of his winning Ph.D. thesis is: “Simulation of Transport, Evaporation and Combustion of Liquids in large-scale Fire Incidents”.  In 2008, Dr. Sikanen…

Hampshire host ‘best AFSA event ever’

More than 140 people turned out to enjoy what is being hailed as the best AFSA conference ever. Football legend John Barnes and music icon Craig David both put in an appearance at the two-day Spring Conference of the Asian…

Tank Storage Asia 2019 Conference Programme Announced

Tank Storage Asia 2019 has revealed that Vopak, Stolthaven Terminals & Sembcorp Solar and Oiltanking Asia Pacific will be among the influential organisations contributing to its highly anticipated conference programme when the two-day event returns to Singapore’s Marina Sands Expo &…

37 newly elected MEPs have pledged to help improve fire safety in buildings

37 newly elected MEPs from 21 countries have pledged to work to improve fire safety in buildings in this new European Parliamentary term. Launched in the European Parliament in February, the #Together4FireSafety campaign called for candidates to act together with the…

Save the date: Fire Australia 2020

We’re excited to announce the Fire Australia Conference and Tradeshow 2020, returning next year to Sydney on 6-8 May! With an expected 1,500+ visitors, 80+ exhibitors and expert speakers from around the world at Fire Australia 2020, save 6-8 May…

MSME minister of State inaugurated GiDMC 2019

Hon. Minister of State, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Inaugurated Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference 2019 The Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference (GiDMC) marked an impactful second edition on 1-2 July 2019 at Le Méridien, Hotel, New Delhi with the theme…

Simplex ES Net IP-Based Life Safety Network adds speed and resilience to fire detection and life safety systems

IP technology provides faster data rates and a wide range of wiring media choices for easier installation, operation and maintenance The Johnson Controls new Simplex life safety network greatly increases the speed and ease at which fire detection and life safety systems…

C-TEC Launches New BS 5839-6 CPD Seminar

Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has launched a new CPD-certified seminar. Entitled “A Guide to BS 5839-6 2019 Domestic Fire Alarms”, this topical and very informative seminar highlights what’s new in the recently updated code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and…

Victaulic® Acquires Globe Fire Sprinkler

Two leading, century-old companies bring added support to fire protection customers, industry Effective July 8, 2019, Victaulic has purchased Globe Fire Sprinkler. Combined, these two respected companies will have the resources and capabilities to bring exciting new solutions to the fire protection…

250,000th Allison Transmission is produced in Hungary

A quarter of a million fully automatic transmissions have been assembled by Allison Transmission’s Szentgotthárd plant Allison Transmission’s factory at Szentgotthárd in Hungary has assembled its 250,000th fully automatic transmission this week. The transmission was a 4000 SeriesTM Torqmatic model destined for…

Wembley care home where a resident died had been warned about fire safety failings

A care home where a resident died after a fire in his room had already been warned by London Fire Brigade about fire safety failings. Lee Valley Care Services in Wembley received a fine for just over £57,000 after pleading…

Nina Myren from the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) joins TCCA Board

Barbara Held steps down as BDBOS representative after six years TCCA has a new Board member following elections at the Annual General Meeting held during Critical Communications World in Kuala Lumpur in June.  Nina Myren is senior adviser, strategy, at…

FireNZ 2019 Early Bird Registrations – Save $100

The FireNZ committee are pleased to announce that all 60 stands have now been sold at the FireNZ Conference & Exhibition and registrations are filling fast.  There’s just over two weeks for you to take advantage of the Early Bird…

FireFit Championships at INTERSCHUTZ 2020

Firefighters are physically fit. They have to be, to do the work they do. But the conditioning, skill and speed INTERSCHUTZ attendees can witness at the international FireFit Championships are in a league of their own. And now, for the…

The Will-Burt Company Introduces the New Night Scan Lite to International Markets

Night Scan Lite is a roof-mount, folding light tower designed for Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The Will-Burt Company has designed and manufactured an all-new light tower designed for international markets. The Night Scan Lite is a compact,…

Fire breaks out at Ang Mo Kio Central, Singapore, 8 people taken to hospital

A Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) Officer and seven others were taken to hospital for burn injuries and smoke inhalation on Friday (Jul 5), after fire engulfed the ground floor of a residential block at Ang Mo Kio Central.  SCDF…

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the face of Indonesian disaster relief efforts dies at 49

ABC news, Australia, this morning reported Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who continued to accurately and quickly inform Indonesians about the country’s frequent natural calamities from his hospital bed while he fought stage-four cancer, has died. As his personal tragedy unfolded,…

After 40 years with Singapore Airport Emergency Services Chief Cletus retires

With more than 40 years of service, Cletus Majella John Packiam, Chief of the Airport Emergency Services (AES), retired in May. He has played a vital role in the growth and progress of the AES during this time. Chief Cletus…

Passive fire protection: everything you need to know

Across the Asia Pacific region, building construction becomes ever more ambitious. Fire safety has never been so important – the risks from getting it wrong are dire. And yet, many still need further knowledge to understand, specify and install the…

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