HRES announce new distributor for China and Hong Kong

High Rise Escape Systems (HRES) in Florida USA, has appointed Bob Adams as distributor for mainland China and Hong Kong. Bob has lived in China for over 12 years. With the huge increase in numbers of high rise buildings in…

Fire Services of Macao SAR, China

Macao consists of Macao Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island. It became a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China on 20th December 1999. It covers an area of about 30 square kilometers with a population of 646,800…

Chinese firefighters use blowers on grass fire.

An 80 kilometre grass fire which stared on the Mongolian side of the China-Mongolia boarder is now being fought by Chinese firefighters. Over 50 Chinese firefighting specialists have worked hard to get a wildfire on grassland under control before putting…

UL-approved Portalevel™ MAX – Chinese Version Available Now

Coltraco Ultrasonics is pleased to announce the release of the Portalevel® Max now available with dual language controls in English and Chinese. China is an exciting market, and Coltraco Ultrasonics values greatly the hard work of our partners in this…

Asia gripped by big chill

A big chill is sweeping across North and South Asia and even parts of Southeast Asia. From India to Japan, the mercury is plummeting, in some places to its lowest in decades. Hong Kong has the lowest temperatures in six…

Rescuers search for missing in China landslide

At least 91 people were missing after a huge mound of mud and construction waste collapsed at a business park in southern China and buried 33 buildings in the country’s latest industrial disaster. Premier Li Keqiang has ordered an official…

Tianjin Explosion last Wednesday

Over the past four days many words have been written about the massive explosion in Tianjin on Wednesday. Tianjin is about 140 kilometres southeast of Beijing and is one of China’s biggest cities with a population of nearly 15 million…

Huge blasts at Chinese port kill 44, firefighters missing

By Joseph Campbell and Sui-Lee Wee TIANJIN, China (Reuters) – Two huge explosions tore through an industrial area where toxic chemicals and gas were stored in the northeast Chinese port city of Tianjin, killing at least 44 people, including at…

BREAKING NEWS: Huge explosions rock Tianjin in northeast China, killing seven

LONDON (Reuters) – Huge explosions hit an industrial area of the northeast Chinese port city of Tianjin late on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and triggering a blast wave felt kilometres (miles) away, Chinese media reported. State-run news agency…

Typhoon Soudelor hits China

 14 dead in China as Typhoon Soudelor lashes coastal provinces A typhoon that lashed Taiwan battered the mainland with heavy rain and winds on Sunday, leaving 14 people dead and four missing, levelling homes and cutting power to more than…

FFE Appoints New China Business Manager

Daming Gao has joined FFE as China Business Manager. Daming adds to FFE’s investment in the strategically important Chinese market and will help drive the company’s sales and marketing efforts across various industry sectors, especially for the recently CCCf-certified Fireray…

Chinese Approval for Detector

FFE has received CCCf (China Certification Centre for Fire Products) approval for its Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detectors, allowing the company to distribute them in China. Using infrared beams, optical beam detectors can identify smoke over much larger areas…

Earthquake Strikes Central Japan

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake recently struck in a mountainous area of central Japan near Nagano city and the Hakuba ski resort, flattening homes and injuring more than 20 people. 21 people were trapped underneath collapsed houses. Shinkansen bullet trains were…

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