IFSEC extends into MENA with the launch of IFSEC Egypt 2020

IFSEC, representing the world’s largest and most successful series of integrated security events, is expanding into the Egyptian market with the launch of IFSEC Egypt. This event will be held in Cairo’s EIEC on 4-6…

New partnership in Morocco: “ASEC EXPO supported by Intersec”

ASEC EXPO, the African trade fair for security technology, is entering into a partnership with Intersec, the world’s leading trade-fair brand for security and fire-safety technology. The second African Security Exhibition & Conference (ASEC EXPO), which will be taking place…

Capita and what3words unite to improve emergency services

Capita plc (Capita) has joined forces with location start-up what3words to help police and fire services respond to emergency incidents with precise accuracy – even when callers are unable to explain or describe where they are. what3word’s location-finding app will…

Queensland fire emergency leaves Brisbane’s air quality worse than Beijing

ABC reports; The air quality in Brisbane is currently worse than Beijing as haze from bushfires burning across Queensland and New South Wales blankets the south-east corner. According to “The World Air Quality Index” the air quality is rated as…

Fires in Australia have jumped the million hectare mark and it is not even summer yet

Thousands of firefighters are battling major fires in New South Wales and Queensland, but the worst is yet to come. Tuesday will see catastrophic fire conditions across the eastern states. It is rare that a catastrophic warning is sounded by…

November 1st 2019 marked a milestone for MDM Publishing

MDM Publishing Ltd is celebrating the milestone of achieving 20 years in business. MDM is privately owned and located in the heart of the Somerset countryside in the remote hamlet of Maperton near Wincanton, in Somerset, UK. The company was…

Kentec launches new Advanced Management Tool for Fire Detection

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched VR Nimbus, an advanced management tool for fire detection, which enables integrators and service companies to remotely access and manage their fire safety system. VR Nimbus allows end-users to gain…

Advanced Protects World’s Longest Sea Crossing

Panels from global fire systems leader, Advanced, have been selected to protect the $18.8billion Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge – the longest open-sea fixed link on earth. A network of 31 ExGo gas extinguishant control panels has been installed as part of…

ASFP response to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry Report

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) welcomes the release of the report following the first phase of the Public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and will comment further once the findings have been examined in greater depth. It…

Hazmat 2020 – reignite your passion for hazmat

Hazmat 2020, the premier event for hazmat professionals, is a 2-day event organised by the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK on 13 and 14 May. It is an essential opportunity for you to…

Message in a Boot

A firefighter from Essex Fire and Rescue Service had an unusual surpriserecently when unpacking his new firefighting kit from PPE manufacturer, Bristol Uniforms. On opening his new boots, Zsolt Nagy came across a heart-warming,handwritten message that made him smile. On…

World Heritage temple in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa destroyed by fire

The main hall at Shuri Castle in Okinawa was burnt to a skeleton, with firefighters spending hours trying to bring the blaze under control. A popular tourist attraction, Shuri was built more than 500 years ago as the royal castle…

Fire in Pakistan train kills 71 and injures many more

An exploding gas cylinder used for cooking has killed at least 71 people with dozens more injured on a passenger train in central Pakistan on Thursday (Oct 31), authorities said. The fire quickly spread along three carriages causing many to jump…

The Largest fire in Auckland for years leaves one person seriously injured

A large fire broke out about 1.15pm New Zealand time, grinding traffic to a halt, blanketed the Auckland CBD with smoke and injured one person. The SkyCity conference centre inferno reached the maximum “sixth alarm” – with more than 20…

Kidde Australia is pleased to announce the release of the much anticipated ModuLaser Aspirating Smoke Detector

ModuLaser is a scalable aspirating smoke detection solution that makes installation easier, maintenance quicker, and takes applications further than traditional air sampling detectors. The unique scalability of  ModuLaser comes in the form of multiple plug-in detection modules with up to…

Queensland’s new Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner, Mr Greg Leach, announced

An emergency services stalwart with 32 years’ experience, including 12 years as a senior executive with both country and metropolitan fire and ambulance services, has been appointed Queensland’s new Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today welcomed the…

SC902 – Preparing for winter

Research shows that the UK construction market sees a dip in productivity during the colder months of the year. Whilst seasonality can affect projects around the UK, Nullifire ensures that, by using SC902, one area of construction that can be completed during…

Home oxygen fires claim a life every four days, new study reveals A third of incidents involve a cylinder explosion, putting the public and emergency services at risk

Home oxygen fires claim a life every four days in the US, new data has revealed. The analysis, which is the first of its kind, found that the likely annual death toll is higher than previous estimates by the National…

Lifetime Achievement for UK Exporting’ Award goes to Carl Hunter OBE, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics

The winner of the inaugural BExA Lifetime Achievement Award, which seeks to honour a person who has provided exceptional service to the UK exporting community, is Carl Hunter, the CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics, a high-exporting manufacturer in the shipping, offshore oil…

Hochiki Europe to Launch Series of Life Safety Webinars

Leading manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, is launching a new series of accredited webinars to support those working with life safety and moisture detection systems. The educational seminars will be CPD accredited and hosted by Hochiki experts, running from December 2019 until…

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