TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2015 Fire news Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT Streamlight introduces portable auxiliary power source - EPU-(Electronic Power Unit) 5200http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/streamlight-introduces-portable-auxiliary-power-source-epu-electronic-power-unit-5200.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/streamlight-introduces-portable-auxiliary-power-source-epu-electronic-power-unit-5200.htmlCompany NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="230" height="289"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Unit can be used to charge variety of smartphones &amp; other electronic devices in absence of wall outlet</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/streamlight-inc.html" class="redbold">Streamlight<sup>&reg;</sup> Inc.</a>, a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the EPU-(Electronic Power Unit) 5200<sup>TM</sup>, a portable auxiliary power source designed to offer instant charge power for the company&rsquo;s...Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service wins the Driving Efficiency Through Technology award at LGC Awards ceremony in Londonhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/cheshire-fire-and-rescue-service-wins-the-driving-efficiency-through-technology-award-at-lgc-awards-ceremony-in-london.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/cheshire-fire-and-rescue-service-wins-the-driving-efficiency-through-technology-award-at-lgc-awards-ceremony-in-london.htmlCompany NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="233" height="289"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The award category has seen a record number of entries for 2015 </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/cheshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> was announced as the winner of the Driving Efficiency Through Technology award at the LGC Awards ceremony in London on Wednesday 11th March.&nbsp;Shortlisted entries included The Improvement Service, Islington LBC, Lancashire...Expotraffic 2015 to take place in Moscow from 27 to 29 April 2015 at VDNKh All-Russia Exhibition Centrehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/expotraffic-2015-to-take-place-in-moscow-from-27-to-29-april-2015-at-vdnkh-all-russia-exhibition-centre.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/expotraffic-2015-to-take-place-in-moscow-from-27-to-29-april-2015-at-vdnkh-all-russia-exhibition-centre.htmlEvents NewsThu, 19 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="233" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Event will bring together technologies, equipment &amp; expertise to increase safety of highways<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/expotraffic-2015.html" class="redbold">Expotraffic 2015</a>, the 3<sup>rd</sup> international exhibition for road traffic management and highways operation, will take place in Moscow from 27 to 29 April 2015. The venue for the event will be the VDNKh All-Russia Exhibition Centre in the centre of the city,...Advanced launches emergency lighting testing system - Lux Intelligenthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-launches-emergency-lighting-testing-system-lux-intelligent.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-launches-emergency-lighting-testing-system-lux-intelligent.htmlCompany NewsThu, 19 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="232" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Lux Intelligent can be networked &amp; retrofitted onto existing wiring and luminaires reducing installation costs</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Global fire systems business <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics-ltd.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> has launched Lux Intelligent, a new emergency lighting testing system with cloud monitoring and mobile management. It offers time and cost savings, a host of unique technical features and proves compliance with...Checkmate Fire to showcase its Alufire product at the BRE Innovation Parkhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/checkmate-fire-to-showcase-its-alufire-product-at-the-bre-innovation-park.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/checkmate-fire-to-showcase-its-alufire-product-at-the-bre-innovation-park.htmlCompany NewsWed, 18 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="232" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Alufire system provides thermal insulation &amp; smoke/fire resistance against high temperatures of a fire</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/checkmate-fire.html" class="redbold">Checkmate Fire</a>, one of the UK&rsquo;s leading providers of passive fire protection solutions, is to showcase its innovative Alufire product at the world-renowned BRE Innovation Park which attracts up to 15,000 visitors every year.</strong></p> <p>The Alufire system is made up of fire-rated&nbsp;glass...Chief Fire Officers Association proposes to provide an incentive for businesses to install fire sprinklershttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chief-fire-officers-association-proposes-to-provide-an-incentive-for-businesses-to-install-fire-sprinklers.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chief-fire-officers-association-proposes-to-provide-an-incentive-for-businesses-to-install-fire-sprinklers.htmlCompany NewsFri, 20 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Fitting of sprinklers not only in protect assets but also help in reducing the impact fire has on supply chain</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chief-fire-officers-association-cfoa.html" class="redbold">Chief Fire Officers Association</a> (CFOA) is calling upon the Government to provide an incentive for businesses to install fire sprinklers, by introducing a reduction in stamp duty...Baroness Karren Brady to speak at the opening of Protection & Management 2015 at Excel Londonhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/baroness-karren-brady-to-speak-at-the-opening-of-protection-and-management-2015-at-excel-london.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/baroness-karren-brady-to-speak-at-the-opening-of-protection-and-management-2015-at-excel-london.htmlEvents NewsTue, 17 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="231" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Protection &amp; Management Series is dedicated to protecting and managing property, people &amp; information</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Baroness Karren Brady CBE has been revealed as the first of three inspirational keynote speakers at this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/protection-and-management-2015.html" class="redbold">Protection &amp; Management 2015</a>, opening the event on Tuesday 16<sup>th</sup> June at ExCeL...North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue changes its response to automatic fire alarms to reduce number of false alarmshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-changes-its-response-to-automatic-fire-alarms-to-reduce-number-of-false-alarms.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-changes-its-response-to-automatic-fire-alarms-to-reduce-number-of-false-alarms.htmlCompany NewsMon, 16 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The changes were approved for implementation by North Yorkshire Fire Authority in September 2014</strong></p> <br /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Automatic fire alarms help to keep premises and their occupants safe by providing an early warning of a possible fire and enabling people inside the building to evacuate. However, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue</a> is alerted to a large number of false alarms every year....Kari Rihm wins the fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award by Navistar and the WIThttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kari-rihm-wins-the-fifth-annual-influential-woman-in-trucking-award-by-navistar-and-the-wit.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kari-rihm-wins-the-fifth-annual-influential-woman-in-trucking-award-by-navistar-and-the-wit.htmlCompany NewsFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The award recognizes women in the trucking industry who make or influence key decisions </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/navistar.html" class="redbold">Navistar</a> and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented the fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Kari Rihm, president and CEO, Rihm Kenworth, at a ceremony during the week's Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual meeting.</strong></p> <p>The Influential Woman in Trucking award recognizes women in the trucking industry who...E2S to showcase its product ranges at China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology & Equipment Showhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-to-showcase-its-product-ranges-at-china-international-petroleum-and-petrochemical-technology-and-equipment-show.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-to-showcase-its-product-ranges-at-china-international-petroleum-and-petrochemical-technology-and-equipment-show.htmlEvents NewsMon, 16 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>E2S&rsquo;s full range of explosion proof, safe &amp; marine approved warning devices will be available for the exhibit</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/e2s.html" class="redbold">E2S</a> Warning Signals, manufacturer of audible and visible warning devices, design and manufacture a large number of different sounders, beacons and call points for use in onshore and offshore hazardous areas. At the end of March, the company...Firetrace International announces completion of regional filling stations in Saudi Arabiahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firetrace-international-announces-completion-of-regional-filling-stations-in-saudi-arabia.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firetrace-international-announces-completion-of-regional-filling-stations-in-saudi-arabia.htmlCompany NewsWed, 11 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The filling station will allow ship systems to the region without fires suppression agent</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Scottsdale, Arizona based <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/firetrace-international-llc.html" class="redbold">Firetrace International</a> has announced the completion of the first of many regional filling stations, located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.</strong></p> <p>Working in partnership with Jeddah - based Saudi Sicli, the UL [Underwriters Laboratories]...FLIR releases free guidebook "Thermal Imaging for Firefighters: The Ultimate Guide"http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-releases-free-guidebook-thermal-imaging-for-firefighters-the-ultimate-guide.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-releases-free-guidebook-thermal-imaging-for-firefighters-the-ultimate-guide.htmlCompany NewsWed, 11 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>FLIR Systems developed K-Series cameras in collaboration with fire departments around the world</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>As a leading provider of thermal imaging cameras for firefighting applications, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/flir-systems-inc.html" class="redbold">FLIR Systems</a> developed its K-Series cameras in close collaboration with fire departments around the world. To share some of its knowledge and expertise with its customers, FLIR has now released a free guidebook for...Dr. Thomas de Maizière announced as keynote speaker for ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition in Germanyhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/dr-thomas-de-maizi-re-announced-as-keynote-speaker-for-asis-14th-european-security-conference-and-exhibition-in-germany.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/dr-thomas-de-maizi-re-announced-as-keynote-speaker-for-asis-14th-european-security-conference-and-exhibition-in-germany.htmlEvents NewsWed, 11 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Dr. Thomas de Maizi&egrave;re will introduce the economic security architecture in Germany</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/asis-international.html" class="redbold">ASIS International</a>, the world's premier organisation for security management professionals, has announced that Dr. Thomas de Maizi&egrave;re, Federal Minister of the Interior of Germany will be a keynote speaker during the opening plenary at the <a...Hitachi Rail Europe installs MxPro multiprotocol fire panels from Advanced to protect its new UK manufacturing facilityhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hitachi-rail-europe-installs-mxpro-multiprotocol-fire-panels-from-advanced-to-protect-its-new-uk-manufacturing-facility.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hitachi-rail-europe-installs-mxpro-multiprotocol-fire-panels-from-advanced-to-protect-its-new-uk-manufacturing-facility.htmlCompany NewsTue, 10 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="229" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><strong>Advanced&rsquo;s MxPro 4 fire panel range will cover all areas of the new manufacturing facility </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Hitachi Rail Europe has specified industry-leading MxPro multiprotocol fire panels from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics-ltd.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> to protect its new UK manufacturing facility in County Durham, the first brand new rail vehicle manufacturing facility to be built in the UK for over 100 years.</strong></p> <p>Advanced&rsquo;s benchmark MxPro 4 fire panel...Apollo Fire Detectors becomes the best choice for a significant project by Reliance Industrieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-becomes-the-best-choice-for-a-significant-project-by-reliance-industries.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-becomes-the-best-choice-for-a-significant-project-by-reliance-industries.htmlCompany NewsFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Technofire is responsible for the supply and installation of the fire alarm systems at each data centre</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a> has boosted its international presence by becoming the fire detection provider of choice for a significant project by Reliance Industries, one of the biggest private sector companies in India.</strong></p> <p>Reliance is installing 4G mobile communication networks across India after its telecom arm,...Oshkosh puts its new generation striker vehicles on duty at airports across southeastern Mexicohttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-puts-its-new-generation-striker-vehicles-on-duty-at-airports-across-southeastern-mexico.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-puts-its-new-generation-striker-vehicles-on-duty-at-airports-across-southeastern-mexico.htmlCompany NewsFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="9" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The new generation Oshkosh Striker delivers innovative fire suppression technology, unmatched chassis performance, and unsurpassed reliability</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-airport-products.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Airport Products Group, LLC</a>, an Oshkosh Corporation company, placed four new generation Oshkosh&reg; Striker&reg; aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles on frontline duty at airports across southeastern Mexico. The most recent, in...BBA Pumps delivers nine mobile disaster relief pumping systems to provide safety in nuclear power planthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bba-pumps-delivers-nine-mobile-disaster-relief-pumping-systems-to-provide-safety-in-nuclear-power-plant.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bba-pumps-delivers-nine-mobile-disaster-relief-pumping-systems-to-provide-safety-in-nuclear-power-plant.htmlCompany NewsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="235" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Pump units will be deployed to pump cooling water into the primary circuit of the reactor during total black out</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened; this has led to an increased demand for firefighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely strict requirements and regulations. Working closely together with the Belgian distributor Rental Pumps, <a...Aico & Pointerfire with Sheffield City Council creates cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in sheltered housinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-and-pointerfire-with-sheffield-city-council-creates-cost-effective-solution-to-reduce-false-alarms-in-sheltered-housing.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-and-pointerfire-with-sheffield-city-council-creates-cost-effective-solution-to-reduce-false-alarms-in-sheltered-housing.htmlCompany NewsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="233" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The solution uses Aico&rsquo;s RadioLINK technology wirelessly interconnecting alarms by Radio Frequency signals</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Sheffield City Council, in conjunction with installers <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pointerfire.html" class="redbold">Pointerfire</a> and Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm manufacturer <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>, has created a cost-effective solution to reduce false alarms in one of...WAGNER UK’s OxyReduct fire prevention system protects Command & Control Centre of Essex County Fire & Rescue Servicehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wagner-uk-s-oxyreduct-fire-prevention-system-protects-command-and-control-centre-of-essex-county-fire-and-rescue-service.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wagner-uk-s-oxyreduct-fire-prevention-system-protects-command-and-control-centre-of-essex-county-fire-and-rescue-service.htmlCompany NewsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="235" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>OxyReduct is cost effective &amp; has a high-value storage &amp; mission critical applications</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/essex-county-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Essex County Fire &amp; Rescue Service</a> (ECFRS) has opened a new state-of-the-art Command &amp; Control Centre, which is protected by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/wagner-uk-limited.html" class="redbold">WAGNER UK</a>&rsquo;s...Fire Brigades Union announces strike on 25th February for proposed reform of firefighter pension schemeshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-brigades-union-announces-strike-on-25th-february-for-proposed-reform-of-firefighter-pension-schemes.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-brigades-union-announces-strike-on-25th-february-for-proposed-reform-of-firefighter-pension-schemes.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="235" height="254"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Operational firefighters who recently left the service have been re-employed for strike periods </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>As part of the ongoing national dispute between the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fire-brigades-union.html" class="redbold">Fire Brigades Union</a> (FBU) and the Government over the proposed reform of firefighter pension schemes nationally, a further strike date has been announced by the FBU from 7am on the 25th February for a period of 24 hours. </strong></p> <p><strong></strong><br /><strong>A large...