TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2014 Fire news Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Aico’s new Ei414 Fire/CO alarm interface offers connectivity for Telecar/Warden Call Systems in sheltered housinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-new-ei414-fire-co-alarm-interface-offers-connectivity-for-telecar-warden-call-systems-in-sheltered-housing.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-new-ei414-fire-co-alarm-interface-offers-connectivity-for-telecar-warden-call-systems-in-sheltered-housing.htmlIndustry NewsThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Ei414 is a flexible device that interconnects Aico RadioLINK smoke, heat and CO alarms wirelessly</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>, UK&rsquo;s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has developed an innovative product to solve a safety issue facing people in sheltered housing and other vulnerable people that use Telecare/Warden Call Systems. </strong></p> <p>Telecare/Warden Call...Advanced’s MxPro 5 fire panels and lifeline radio paging system enhances safety of pupils at leading girl’s school in UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-s-mxpro-5-fire-panels-and-lifeline-radio-paging-system-enhances-safety-of-pupils-at-leading-girl-s-school-in-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-s-mxpro-5-fire-panels-and-lifeline-radio-paging-system-enhances-safety-of-pupils-at-leading-girl-s-school-in-uk.htmlCompany NewsThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Advanced Lifeline panel combines a hearing impaired alert system &amp; ESPA-compatible fire engineer paging</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A leading UK girls&rsquo; school has selected multiprotocol fire panels linked to a high performance radio paging system from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a>, to ensure the safety of pupils and DDA/Equality Act compliance.</strong></p> <p>St Catherine&rsquo;s School, Bramley, near Guildford,...Germany and China to profile their new cooperation for emergency rescue services at Interschutz 2015http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/germany-and-china-to-profile-their-new-cooperation-for-emergency-rescue-services-at-interschutz-2015.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/germany-and-china-to-profile-their-new-cooperation-for-emergency-rescue-services-at-interschutz-2015.htmlEvents NewsThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Germany and China have been working together closely in the field of rescue services and disaster relief for several years</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Germany is helping China to modernize its emergency rescue services under a long-standing and successful partnership that was taken to a new level a few days ago with the signing of an action plan for cooperation on healthcare during the China-Germany intergovernmental consultations in Berlin. The action plan includes rescue and emergency medical services. China and Germany...FSL to distribute LPCB approved “Firetrace 1230” systemhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fsl-to-distribute-lpcb-approved-firetrace-1230-system.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fsl-to-distribute-lpcb-approved-firetrace-1230-system.htmlCompany NewsWed, 29 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="180" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Firetrace 1230 system hardware offers FSL&rsquo;s customers a choice of fills to meet specific requirements</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/firetec-systems-ltd-fsl.html" class="redbold">FSL</a>, the UK-based expert in fire suppression system manufacturing and provision, announces they are to distribute the LPCB approved &ldquo;Firetrace 1230&rdquo; system.</strong></p> <p>Engineered for use with 3MTM NovecTM 1230, the 25 bar Firetrace 1230 system boasts all the...Advanced Electronics Ltd. introduces AlarmCalm complete false alarm management solutionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-electronics-ltd-introduces-alarmcalm-complete-false-alarm-management-solution.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-electronics-ltd-introduces-alarmcalm-complete-false-alarm-management-solution.htmlCompany NewsWed, 29 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="81" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The AlarmCalm Button can be used by residents to manually verify an alarm signal</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Fire systems leader <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> has stepped up the fight against unwanted false alarms with its new AlarmCalm complete false alarm management (FAM) solution.</strong></p> <p>False and unwanted alarms are among the biggest issues in Fire today and, with AlarmCalm, Advanced has taken the high performance, ease-of-use approach...Sprue Safety Products new noCO system enhances protection against carbon monoxidehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-products-new-noco-system-enhances-protection-against-carbon-monoxide.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-products-new-noco-system-enhances-protection-against-carbon-monoxide.htmlCompany NewsTue, 14 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="http://www.thebigredguide.com/images/moreimages/news_2014/news_oct14/Sprue-Safety_Logo-220.jpg" border="0" alt="The latest addition to Sprue Safety Products&rsquo; expanding range of home safety solutions will offer an added level of protection against potentially lethal carbon monoxide (CO). Each year, dozens of people die or are injured as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, but these incidents are avoidable if appliances are regularly checked by registered engineers and working CO alarms located correctly to warn occupants of the gas&rsquo; presence before it reaches dangerous levels. Worryingly, only around 20% of UK homes have CO alarms, leaving the vast majority unprotected. The noCO system provides the highest level of protection against carbon monoxide for homeowners and tenants. In the event of a carbon monoxide leak, it will shut down the gas boiler. Compatible with...Aico to demonstrate smoke and CO alarm accessories at HOMES 2014 in Londonhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-to-demonstrate-smoke-and-co-alarm-accessories-at-homes-2014-in-london.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-to-demonstrate-smoke-and-co-alarm-accessories-at-homes-2014-in-london.htmlEvents NewsWed, 08 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="3" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Aico brings its expertise to help customers ensure they get the very best fire and CO detection possible</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm company <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a> will be exhibiting at HOMES (26-27th November, Olympia, London) for the very first time this year. </strong></p> <p><strong></strong>HOMES is the UK&rsquo;s only dedicated national trade event for asset and property management, repairs and maintenance, retrofit and...Chubb to upgrade fire detection system around estate managed by Edinburgh-based housing associationhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-to-upgrade-fire-detection-system-around-estate-managed-by-edinburgh-based-housing-association.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-to-upgrade-fire-detection-system-around-estate-managed-by-edinburgh-based-housing-association.htmlCompany NewsTue, 07 Oct 2014 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>Chubb&rsquo;s new Fire Alarm Control Panel manages all smoke detectors and sound alarms within individual properties</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chubb-fire-limited.html" class="redbold">C<strong>hubb Fire &amp; Security Limited</strong></a><strong> has been awarded a contract by Dunedin Canmore Housing to upgrade a fire detection system within an estate managed by the Edinburgh-based housing association. Chubb is a part of UTC Building &amp; Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies...City Technology recognised with three awards in the prestigious 2014 Best Factory Awardshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/city-technology-recognised-with-three-awards-in-the-prestigious-2014-best-factory-awards.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/city-technology-recognised-with-three-awards-in-the-prestigious-2014-best-factory-awards.htmlCompany NewsTue, 07 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="2" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The award included Best Electronics &amp; Electrical Plant, the Innovation Award and the coveted Toyota Material Handling Factory of the Year prize</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" class="redbold">Honeywell</a> Company, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/city-technology.html" class="redbold">City Technology</a>, the world&rsquo;s largest manufacturer of gas sensors, has won three awards in the prestigious 2014 Best Factory Awards run by Cranfield...Pierce delivers Velocity pumper to Prince George’s County, Maryland Fire/EMS Department (PGFD)http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-delivers-velocity-pumper-to-prince-george-s-county-maryland-fire-ems-department-pgfd.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-delivers-velocity-pumper-to-prince-george-s-county-maryland-fire-ems-department-pgfd.htmlCompany NewsWed, 01 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>PGFD chose to have the Pierce pumper painted pink as a way to promote its campaign to fight cancer</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing</a>, an <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, has delivered a Pierce&reg; Velocity&trade; pumper to Prince George&rsquo;s County, Maryland Fire/EMS Department (PGFD) located in Largo, Maryland. </strong></p> <p><strong></strong>Nicknamed &ldquo;Courage&rdquo;...Apollo fire detection technology protects King’s School in Canterbury, Kenthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detection-technology-protects-king-s-school-in-canterbury-kent.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detection-technology-protects-king-s-school-in-canterbury-kent.htmlCompany NewsThu, 25 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>More than 150 Apollo XP95 units were recently installed throughout one of the boys&rsquo; houses at The King&rsquo;s School</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo</a> fire detection technology has been chosen to protect a historic school in Canterbury, Kent, which counts playwright Christopher Marlowe, astronaut Michael Foale and actor Orlando Bloom among its former pupils.</strong></p> <p>The King&rsquo;s School is a co-educational...IB Consultancy announces nominees of its Second Edition of the NCT CBRNe Awards 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ib-consultancy-announces-nominees-of-its-second-edition-of-the-nct-cbrne-awards-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ib-consultancy-announces-nominees-of-its-second-edition-of-the-nct-cbrne-awards-2014.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>This year&rsquo;s applicants have been judged by distinguished jury panel from range of disciplines from the CBRNe community</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>In cooperation with CBNW magazine, IB Consultancy is proud to announce the nominees of the Second Edition of the NCT CBRNe Awards. The Awards are a unique opportunity to reward companies and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to the CBRNe end-user Community by offering great solutions, excellent products and meaningful innovations.</strong></p> <p>This...Apollo Fire Detectors upgrades its Loop Calculator softwarehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-upgrades-its-loop-calculator-software.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-upgrades-its-loop-calculator-software.htmlCompany NewsTue, 23 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new version Loop Calculator V2.21, assesses the design feasibility of a XP95 or Discovery fire detection system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>World-leading independent fire detection manufacturer, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a>, has upgraded its Loop Calculator software, allowing access to free calculation software to assess the viability of a proposed fire detection...Advanced introduces new AlarmCalm false alarm management solutionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-introduces-new-alarmcalm-false-alarm-management-solution.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-introduces-new-alarmcalm-false-alarm-management-solution.htmlCompany NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>AlarmCalm comprises new intelligent alarm acknowledgement devices called AlarmCalm Buttons</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Fire systems leader <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> has stepped up the fight against unwanted false alarms with its new AlarmCalm complete false alarm management (FAM) solution.</strong></p> <p><strong>False and unwanted alarms are among the biggest issues in Fire today and, with AlarmCalm, Advanced has taken the high performance, ease-of-use...City Technology to unveil latest additions to its gas sensing range at Miconex show in Beijinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/city-technology-to-unveil-latest-additions-to-its-gas-sensing-range-at-miconex-show-in-beijing.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/city-technology-to-unveil-latest-additions-to-its-gas-sensing-range-at-miconex-show-in-beijing.htmlCompany NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The company&rsquo;s new range includes premium sensors for high-end flue gas analysers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" class="redbold">Honeywell</a> company <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/city-technology.html" class="redbold">City Technology</a> will be unveiling exciting new additions to its industry leading gas sensing range, the 4OxLL long-life oxygen sensor and new emissions sensors, at the MICONEX...Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service installs RescueSim simulators at its training academyhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/devon-and-somerset-fire-and-rescue-service-installs-rescuesim-simulators-at-its-training-academy.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/devon-and-somerset-fire-and-rescue-service-installs-rescuesim-simulators-at-its-training-academy.htmlCompany NewsThu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The simulators were delivered and installed at the academy by developer VSTEP</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>To train, develop and assess their personnel against national standards of operational, tactical and strategic incident command, the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/devon-and-somerset-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Devon &amp; Somerset Fire and Rescue</a> Service has signed a long-term deal to use RescueSim incident management simulators at their training academy at Exeter Airport. The simulators were...Shropshire Fire and Rescue's Area Manager praises firefighter Sally Barnett for completing marathon 52 week challengehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-s-area-manager-praises-firefighter-sally-barnett-for-completing-marathon-52-week-challenge.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-s-area-manager-praises-firefighter-sally-barnett-for-completing-marathon-52-week-challenge.htmlCompany NewsWed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="199" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center">Shropshire firefighter Sally raised &pound;2,200 for the charity which got her back on her feet after breaking her back in a horseriding accident</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A firefighter who feared she would never walk again after breaking her back in an accident has raised &pound;2,200 for the charity which got her back on her feet.</strong></p> <p>Sally Barnett (42) also did it in style with a sponsored weekly walk up The Wrekin, a Shropshire landmark rising to 1,335ft, for a whole year including Christmas Day and New Year's Eve, wearing full firefighting kit and carrying a breathing apparatus...FLIR Systems advanced technology helps Beveren fire department in hazardous environmenthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-systems-handheld-cameras-advanced-technology-helps-beveren-fire-department-in-hazardous-environment.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-systems-handheld-cameras-advanced-technology-helps-beveren-fire-department-in-hazardous-environment.htmlCompany NewsWed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="34" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>One of the main roles of FLIR K50 handheld camera is to establish if the fire has been extinguished effectively </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A number of companies that manufacture, or use, flammable chemicals and toxic materials are based in the Belgian port of Waasland, near Antwerp, and clearly these commercial activities present an increased...Sprue Aegis wins National Champion title in the European Business Awardshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-aegis-wins-national-champion-title-in-the-european-business-awards.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-aegis-wins-national-champion-title-in-the-european-business-awards.htmlCompany NewsWed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The European Business Awards now in its 8<sup>th</sup> year is engaged with over 24,000 businesses from 33 European countries</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Coventry-based <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/sprue-aegis.html" class="redbold">Sprue Aegis plc</a> has been recently named as a National Champion in The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International; a prestigious competition supported by business leaders, academics, media and political representatives from across Europe....Honeywell’s new Anisotropic Magnetoresistive Sensor provides greater flexibility in design at a lower costhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-new-anisotropic-magnetoresistive-sensor-provides-greater-flexibility-in-design-at-a-lower-cost.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-new-anisotropic-magnetoresistive-sensor-provides-greater-flexibility-in-design-at-a-lower-cost.htmlCompany NewsWed, 17 Sep 2014 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>The new device to design smaller, less obtrusive wireless-based products without sacrificing reliability or performance</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bardic-by-honeywell.html" class="redbold"><span class="redbold">Honeywell</span></a> has introduced a new device that allows manufacturers of fire and security detection technologies to design smaller, less obtrusive wireless-based products without sacrificing reliability or performance.</strong></p> <p>The new...