TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2016 Fire news Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT Securexpo East Africa 2016 for commercial and homeland security market expected to double in sizehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/securexpo-east-africa-2016-for-commercial-and-homeland-security-market-expected-to-double-in-size.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/securexpo-east-africa-2016-for-commercial-and-homeland-security-market-expected-to-double-in-size.htmlEvents NewsThu, 21 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="47" height="56"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td class="smalltxt" style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Securex is expected to attract 70 local and international exhibitors and 2,500 trade visitors</span></strong><span style="font-size: x-small;"><span class="smalltxt"></span></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/securexpo-east-africa-2016.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Securexpo East Africa</a>, Kenya&rsquo;s primary exhibition for the commercial and homeland security market, it set to grow significantly. The exhibition and conference will take...Evolution celebrates 20 years in the fire and security businesshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/evolution-celebrates-20-years-in-the-fire-and-security-business.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/evolution-celebrates-20-years-in-the-fire-and-security-business.htmlCompany NewsTue, 19 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="34" height="61"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Evolution was one of the early adopters of digital CCTV technology</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/evolution-electronic-security-systems-ltd.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Evolution</a>, the nationwide fire and security company, celebrated its 20th year in business with a party for staff on board a New Orleans Paddle Steamer during the Henley Music Festival in July.</strong></p> <p><strong>Early digital CCTV adopter </strong></p> <p>The company, which took on its first employee in October 1996,...Apollo's new intelligent auto-aligning beam detector detects smoke in large open areashttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-s-new-intelligent-auto-aligning-beam-detector-detects-smoke-in-large-open-areas.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-s-new-intelligent-auto-aligning-beam-detector-detects-smoke-in-large-open-areas.htmlCompany NewsWed, 13 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="34" height="58"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">The new Intelligent Beam Detector is compatible with CoreProtocol, the new Apollo digital communication protocol</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a> is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Intelligent Auto-Aligning Beam Detector, designed for detecting smoke in large open areas such as warehouses, churches and sports centres.</strong></p> <p><strong>Compatible...Gent VigInSite software-based tool identifies age of fire detection system componentshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gent-viginsite-software-based-tool-identifies-age-of-fire-detection-system-components.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gent-viginsite-software-based-tool-identifies-age-of-fire-detection-system-components.htmlCompany NewsTue, 12 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="36" height="59"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">VigInSite has been developed in direct response to the Fire Industry Association&rsquo;s (FIA) 2014</span></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/gent.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Gent</a> by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Honeywell</a> has announced the introduction of VigInSite, a powerful software based tool that can be used to quickly identify the age of the various...Mass Gatherings & Disaster Management Conference to be held August 2016 in Riyadhhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/mass-gatherings-and-disaster-management-conference-to-be-held-august-2016-in-riyadh.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/mass-gatherings-and-disaster-management-conference-to-be-held-august-2016-in-riyadh.htmlEvents NewsTue, 12 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="46" height="48"> <tbody> <tr> <td><br /></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Mass Gatherings and Disaster Management KSA provides a platform for regional and international leaders to join to strengthen their resilience&nbsp;</span></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>In partnership with the Ministry of Health, Saudi Society for Emergency Medicine (SASEM) and the Global Centre for Mass Gatherings Medicine, M&ouml;venpick Hotel Riyadh will play host to the inaugural Mass Gatherings &amp; Disaster Management Conference, August 15-16 2016, it has been...Chubb enhances customer service through an online account service - ChubbmySitehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-enhances-customer-service-through-an-online-account-service-chubbmysite.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-enhances-customer-service-through-an-online-account-service-chubbmysite.htmlCompany NewsThu, 07 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="29" height="56"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">ChubbmySite includes invoice and statement management</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chubb-fire-limited.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Chubb Fire &amp; Security Limited</a>&nbsp;is further enhancing its customer service capabilities through&nbsp;<a href="http://mysite.chubb.co.uk/" target="_blank" class="redbold">ChubbmySite</a>, a new online account service, which enables UK-based customers to coordinate their fire and security maintenance contracts through...Knauf Rocksilk FireTech Slab upgrades fire performance of a basement car park in Irelandhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/knauf-rocksilk-firetech-slab-upgrades-fire-performance-of-a-basement-car-park-in-ireland.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/knauf-rocksilk-firetech-slab-upgrades-fire-performance-of-a-basement-car-park-in-ireland.htmlCompany NewsTue, 05 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="32" height="58"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Knauf Insulation&rsquo;s Rocksilk FireTech Slab is a high density, resilient and non-combustible rock mineral wool slab</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The lightweight and slim construction of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/knauf-insulation.html" class="redbold">Knauf Insulation&rsquo;s</a> Rocksilk</strong><strong><sup>&reg;</sup></strong><strong> FireTech Slab has led SIG plc to specify 4,500m<sup>2</sup> of the insulation, to upgrade...Ballyclare sponsors young firefighters for their trip to national Hungarian fire cadet competitionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-sponsors-young-firefighters-for-their-trip-to-national-hungarian-fire-cadet-competition.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-sponsors-young-firefighters-for-their-trip-to-national-hungarian-fire-cadet-competition.htmlCompany NewsTue, 05 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="34" height="60"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">The team members will take part in the sort of firefighting drills and relay challenges which they practice on a regular basis in Wednesbury</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>A group of young fire-fighter cadets will be carrying the hopes of a UK work wear manufacturer with them when they take part in an international competition in Hungary. The 10-strong team from the </strong><strong>Wednesbury Young Fire-fighters...Hi-line Atacama modular air dryers extended to incorporate third filtration towerhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hi-line-atacama-modular-air-dryers-extended-to-incorporate-third-filtration-tower.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hi-line-atacama-modular-air-dryers-extended-to-incorporate-third-filtration-tower.htmlCompany NewsThu, 30 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="28" height="59"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">The new feature ensures full compliance with BS EN 12021 standard&nbsp;</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt">The successful Atacama range of modular air dryers manufactured by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/hi-line-industries.html" class="redbold">Hi-line Industries Ltd</a> has been extended to incorporate a third filtration tower. This feature ensures full compliance with BS EN 12021 standard &lsquo;Respiratory equipment &ndash; Compressed gasses for breathing apparatus&rsquo;. This is currently...Chubb receives two gold awards for occupational health and safetyhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-receives-two-gold-awards-for-occupational-health-and-safety.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-receives-two-gold-awards-for-occupational-health-and-safety.htmlCompany NewsWed, 29 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="32" height="60"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Mark Redding, head of EH&amp;S, Chubb Fire &amp; Security and Chubb Systems accepted the awards on behalf of the organisation</span></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>Chubb&nbsp;Systems&nbsp;has received a Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the fourth consecutive year, while <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chubb-fire-limited.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Chubb Fire &amp; Security</a>...E2S Warning Signals now a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-warning-signals-now-a-member-of-the-national-fire-protection-association-nfpa.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-warning-signals-now-a-member-of-the-national-fire-protection-association-nfpa.htmlCompany NewsWed, 29 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="39" height="63"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">NFPA delivers information and knowledge through over 300 consensus codes and standards</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/e2s.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">E2S</a> Warning Signals is now a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). E2S has a dedicated sales support &amp; distribution facility in Houston, TX to serve the North American market, designs and manufactures hi-performance signalling equipment that features in...Indianapolis Fire Department purchases seven custom fire apparatus from Piercehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/indianapolis-fire-department-purchases-seven-custom-fire-apparatus-from-pierce.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/indianapolis-fire-department-purchases-seven-custom-fire-apparatus-from-pierce.htmlCompany NewsWed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="32" height="60"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Five Saber pumpers and two Arrow XT heavy-duty ladders join growing Pierce fleet</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing</a>, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed five Pierce&reg; Saber&reg; pumpers and two Pierce Arrow XT&trade; 75-foot heavy-duty aerial ladders into service with the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) in Indianapolis, Ind. The seven apparatus join 40 Pierce custom apparatus now...Williams Fire & Hazard Control to host XTREME Industrial Fire & Hazard Training School in September 2016http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/williams-fire-and-hazard-control-to-host-xtreme-industrial-fire-and-hazard-training-school-in-september-2016.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/williams-fire-and-hazard-control-to-host-xtreme-industrial-fire-and-hazard-training-school-in-september-2016.htmlIndustry NewsWed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="91" height="190"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p></p> <br /></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The participants will learn fire tactics from experienced specialists and have access to the latest product innovations from Williams</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/williams-fire-and-hazard-control.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Williams Fire &amp; Hazard Control</a> (&ldquo;Williams&rdquo;) will once again be hosting its world renowned XTREME Industrial Fire &amp; Hazard Training School on 25 &ndash; 29 September 2016, at the Gesip Fire Training Facility in Northern France.&nbsp; Attendees of the five-day course will benefit from the...Apollo launches mobile app to help to be compliant with BS 5839-1 ruleshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-launches-mobile-app-to-help-to-be-compliant-with-bs-5839-1-rules.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-launches-mobile-app-to-help-to-be-compliant-with-bs-5839-1-rules.htmlCompany NewsMon, 13 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="165" height="274"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Apollo app features XPERT Card and DIL Switch</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a> has launched a new mobile app for iOS and Android devices to help users to be compliant with BS 5839-1 rules and regulations when installing fire detection and notification devices. In addition to the guide, there is an installation checklist enabling installers to monitor what has been...Cordia to display RGP fire alarm system at Firex International 2016http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/cordia-to-display-rgp-fire-alarm-system-at-firex-international-2016.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/cordia-to-display-rgp-fire-alarm-system-at-firex-international-2016.htmlCompany NewsWed, 08 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="199" height="298"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p class="smalltxt" style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Cordia to promote its RGP range at Firex 2016</span></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/cordia.html" class="redbold">Cordia </a>of France will be exhibiting for the second year on stand F85 at the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/firex-international-2016.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">FIREX International</a> trade show, which will take place at ExCeL London on 21-23 June 2016. FIREX International is the leading event in fire protection, prevention and...Nano fire detection control panel now supports Gent’s EN54-23 visual alarm deviceshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/nano-fire-detection-control-panel-now-supports-gent-s-en54-23-visual-alarm-devices.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/nano-fire-detection-control-panel-now-supports-gent-s-en54-23-visual-alarm-devices.htmlCompany NewsTue, 07 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="176" height="262"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">EN54-23 VAD is designed to protect the deaf or hard of hearing and those working in areas of high ambient noise</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/gent.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Gent</a> by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Honeywell</a> has announced the latest upgrade of its innovative Nano fire detection control panel. The third version of Nano is packed with features that are designed to make the lives of...Chubb’s Top 10 Safety Tips For National BBQ Weekhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-s-top-10-safety-tips-for-national-bbq-week.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-s-top-10-safety-tips-for-national-bbq-week.htmlCompany NewsWed, 01 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="36" height="54"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Reduce fire risk or chances of getting burgled to ensure a safe National BBQ Week</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>As we enter National BBQ week, many across the nation are expected to embrace alfresco dining and enjoy the outdoors with friends and families. The pursuit of leisure should not bring an increasingly relaxed approach to fire and security. To help in the prevention, detection and containment of fire, and the prevention of crime,&nbsp;<a...Gent FAAST ASD Interface now availablehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gent-faast-asd-interface-now-available.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gent-faast-asd-interface-now-available.htmlCompany NewsWed, 01 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="216" height="285"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p class="smalltxt" style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">The new FAAST ASD Interface enables full Vigilon control panel integration</span></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/gent.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Gent</a> by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" target="_blank" class="redbold">Honeywell</a>, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, has announced the availability of its new ASD Interface, which has been developed to allow FAAST&rsquo;s aspirating smoke detection technology to be seamlessly...Airbus Defence and Space presents Claricor Cell - a compact stand-alone communications networkhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/airbus-defence-and-space-presents-claricor-cell-a-compact-stand-alone-communications-network.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/airbus-defence-and-space-presents-claricor-cell-a-compact-stand-alone-communications-network.htmlCompany NewsWed, 01 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="237" height="262"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">Claricor Cell is compact, reliable and deployable within ten minutes</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/airbus-defence-and-space-formerly-cassidian.html" class="redbold">Airbus Defence and Space</a> introduces the Claricor Cell, a compact stand-alone communications network based on Tetra technology. The small system can be quickly set up for vehicle convoys and firefighting or rescue operations in remote regions.</strong></p> <p><strong>Fully equipped and versatile</strong></p>...Bristol Uniforms designs new PPE kit for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Servicehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-uniforms-designs-new-ppe-kit-for-cambridgeshire-fire-and-rescue-service.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-uniforms-designs-new-ppe-kit-for-cambridgeshire-fire-and-rescue-service.htmlCompany NewsThu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="194" height="274"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center" style="text-align: center;"><strong>The Bristol kit uses latest technology in firefighter clothing and is ergonomically designed to provide crews with the best protection</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol Uniforms</a> has designed and supplied brand new PPE for <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/cambridgeshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service</a>, which was rolled out in April. The distinctive new protective...