TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2014 Fire news Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT AD Group welcomes Antony Smith as new business development manager for FireVuhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ad-group-welcomes-antony-smith-as-new-business-development-manager-for-firevu.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ad-group-welcomes-antony-smith-as-new-business-development-manager-for-firevu.htmlCompany NewsWed, 19 Nov 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>Antony Smith will be working across a range of sectors where FireVu has established a strong track record</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/ad-group.html" class="redbold"><span class="blue_bold">AD Group</span></a>'s fire detection solution brand hires new business development manager to target data centre sector</p> <p>Antony Smith has joined AD Group from&nbsp;<span class="blue_bold">Tyco</span>&nbsp;as the new business development manager for fire detection solution brand&nbsp;<a href="Antony Smith will be...FoxFury Lighting Solutions introduces its new portable scene light ‘Nomad Transformer’http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/foxfury-lighting-solutions-introduces-its-new-portable-scene-light-nomad-transformer.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/foxfury-lighting-solutions-introduces-its-new-portable-scene-light-nomad-transformer.htmlIndustry NewsWed, 19 Nov 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 Nomad Transformer is the tallest member of the Nomad Area-Spot family</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/foxfury-personal-lighting-solutions.html" class="redbold">FoxFury Lighting Solutions</a> is pleased to officially introduce its tallest and brightest portable scene light, the Nomad Transformer. The rechargeable Transformer delivers up to 14,000 lumens for up to 24 hours at a max height of 12.5 ft (3.8 m). This powerful generator-free light uses CREE LEDs and can be used as a 360...Bristol’s promotional program attracts new distributors for its expanding markethttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-s-promotional-program-attracts-new-distributors-for-its-expanding-market.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-s-promotional-program-attracts-new-distributors-for-its-expanding-market.htmlCompany NewsTue, 18 Nov 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>Bristol has appointed new distributors in the Gulf States of Kuwait and Oman for its PPE products</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol</a> has seen its export business grow on the back of a successful expansion of its international distributor network. A busy promotional programme, which focused on attending a number of key international, and major national, fire exhibitions throughout 2013 and 2014, attracted the attention of distributors from a number of new potential...FoxFury Lighting Solutions completes move to corporate headquarters in Californiahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/foxfury-lighting-solutions-completes-move-to-corporate-headquarters-in-california.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/foxfury-lighting-solutions-completes-move-to-corporate-headquarters-in-california.htmlCompany NewsFri, 14 Nov 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>FoxFury Lighting Solutions spent its first 11 years in Vista, CA</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/foxfury-personal-lighting-solutions.html" class="redbold">FoxFury Lighting Solutions</a> has completed its move to its corporate headquarters in Oceanside, CA, which is in the Seagate Corporate Center.</strong></p> <p>FoxFury Lighting Solutions spent its first 11 years in Vista, CA. The company was founded with the mission of creating an LED surfing headlamp. Customer feedback prompted a...E2S Warning Signals adds fault monitoring to ensure compliance with SIL 2 compatibilityhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-warning-signals-adds-fault-monitoring-to-ensure-compliance-with-sil-2-compatibility.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-warning-signals-adds-fault-monitoring-to-ensure-compliance-with-sil-2-compatibility.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 14 Nov 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 SIL 2 technology in the E2S horns means that the functionality can be remotely checked</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Safety Integrity Level, SIL, is a measure of safety system performance expressed in terms of probability of failure on demand (PFD). In the oil and gas industry, particularly in the fire and gas detection systems where safety integrity is critical, SIL 2 is becoming a common standard across systems. To meet the growing demand in the oil &amp; gas industry, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/e2s.html" class="redbold">E2S...Holmatro launches range of compact hand pumps for hydraulic rescue toolshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-launches-range-of-compact-hand-pumps-for-hydraulic-rescue-tools.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-launches-range-of-compact-hand-pumps-for-hydraulic-rescue-tools.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 14 Nov 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>A higher oil flow enables users to complete their actions quicker than before</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/holmatro-rescue-equipment-b-v.html" class="redbold">Holmatro</a> launches a new range of compact hand pumps to drive a variety of hydraulic rescue tools during different operations, ranging from vehicle rescue to emergency response. Made of high-grade aluminum and equipped with a fiberglass reinforced handle, the new pumps are lightweight but robust. This makes them easy to carry and protects...VSTEP successfully hosts RescueSim Conference 2014 at CFRS headquartershttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vstep-successfully-hosts-rescuesim-conference-2014-at-cfrs-headquarters.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vstep-successfully-hosts-rescuesim-conference-2014-at-cfrs-headquarters.htmlCompany NewsFri, 14 Nov 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 event was the perfect occasion for users to share experiences and learn about new aspects of RescueSim</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The RescueSim User Conference 2014 saw a successful gathering of industry, defence and emergency response professionals from around the globe engaging in animated group discussions, interactive workshops and best practice presentations during a packed day programme.&nbsp; Organised by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vstep-b-v.html" class="redbold">VSTEP</a> and hosted by the <a...System Sensor unveils latest all-in-one PipeIQ version 2.0 software for system design, configuration, and monitoringhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/system-sensor-unveils-latest-all-in-one-pipeiq-version-2-0-software-for-system-design-configuration-and-monitoring.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/system-sensor-unveils-latest-all-in-one-pipeiq-version-2-0-software-for-system-design-configuration-and-monitoring.htmlCompany NewsMon, 10 Nov 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>PipeIQ enables continual configuration and system monitoring from anywhere in the world</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>PipeIQ version 2.0 &ndash; the all-in-one software for system design, configuration, and monitoring &ndash; is now available on the <a href="PipeIQ enables continual configuration and system monitoring from anywhere in the world" class="redbold">System Sensor</a> website.</strong></p> <p>PipeIQ enables continual configuration and system monitoring from anywhere in the world, using FAAST&rsquo;s onboard Ethernet...IB Consultancy calls for papers to be presented at the NCT CBRNe USA 2015 conference to be held in Mayhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ib-consultancy-calls-for-papers-to-be-presented-at-the-nct-cbrne-usa-2015-conference-to-be-held-in-may.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ib-consultancy-calls-for-papers-to-be-presented-at-the-nct-cbrne-usa-2015-conference-to-be-held-in-may.htmlEvents NewsFri, 07 Nov 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 NCT CBRNe USA conference will provide a forum to discuss current and imminent themes in the field of CBRNe</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/ib-consultancy.html" class="redbold"><span class="blue_bold">IB Consultancy</span></a>, in partnership with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is calling for papers to be presented at the Non-Conventional Threat (NCT) CBRNe USA 2015 conference.&nbsp;<a...IRN's East Africa Energy forum to address security challenges facing the oil and gas industryhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/irn-s-east-africa-energy-forum-to-address-security-challenges-facing-the-oil-and-gas-industry.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/irn-s-east-africa-energy-forum-to-address-security-challenges-facing-the-oil-and-gas-industry.htmlEvents NewsFri, 07 Nov 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 forum will address counter-terrorism, local conflicts and violence, among other issues</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Although in the last half-decade a number of East African countries have emerged as global energy frontiers, and consequently the region is increasingly attractive to major IOCs, there are a number of specific security challenges which may hamper East Africa booming oil and gas industry.</strong></p> <p>The&nbsp;<a...Secutech 2015 confirmed to take place in April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwanhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/secutech-2015-confirmed-to-take-place-in-april-2015-at-the-taipei-nangang-exhibition-center-in-taiwan.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/secutech-2015-confirmed-to-take-place-in-april-2015-at-the-taipei-nangang-exhibition-center-in-taiwan.htmlEvents NewsFri, 07 Nov 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>Secutech 2015 aims to cater to demand for a wider spectrum of safety and security-related products</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/secutech-international-2015.html" class="redbold"><span class="blue_bold">Secutech</span></a>&nbsp;is the annual international exhibition and conference for world-class manufacturers and discerning buyers of security products and solutions. The 18th edition is officially confirmed to take place from 28 &ndash; 30 April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan.</strong></p> <p>Mr Parson Lee,...INTERSCHUTZ 2015 to be the biggest event for fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue and securityhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/interschutz-2015-to-be-the-biggest-event-for-fire-prevention-disaster-relief-rescue-and-security.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/interschutz-2015-to-be-the-biggest-event-for-fire-prevention-disaster-relief-rescue-and-security.htmlEvents NewsWed, 05 Nov 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>INTERSCHUTZ 2015 generally attracts around 1,300 exhibitors from more than 40 countries</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Dr. Thomas de Maizi&egrave;re, Minister of the Interior, praised the commitment of the many volunteers working with Germany&rsquo;s technical civil defense organisation, the voluntary fire service and other relief organisations. According to de Maizi&egrave;re, who is also serving as the patron of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/interschutz-2015.html" class="redbold">INTERSCHUTZ 2015</a> in Hannover,...Honeywell’s regional business leader presents speech at China Occupational Safety and Health exhibition in Beijing, Chinahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-regional-business-leader-presents-speech-at-china-occupational-safety-and-health-exhibition-in-beijing-china.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-regional-business-leader-presents-speech-at-china-occupational-safety-and-health-exhibition-in-beijing-china.htmlEvents NewsWed, 05 Nov 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 Speech stress the importance of gas sensors in ensuring worker safety</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Wilson Tan, Regional Business Leader of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" class="redbold">Honeywell Industrial Safety Sensors</a> APAC, delivered a keynote speech at this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/the-7th-china-international-occupational-safety-and-health-exhibition-cos-h.html" class="redbold">China Occupational Safety and Health exhibition (COS+H)</a> to stress the...'Save the Life' event to focus on emergency rescue and early warning systemshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/-save-the-life-event-to-focus-on-emergency-rescue-and-early-warning-systems.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/-save-the-life-event-to-focus-on-emergency-rescue-and-early-warning-systems.htmlEvents NewsMon, 03 Nov 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>Save the Life is the first science-to-business, business-to-government and business-to-business event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The different nature of disasters and industrial accidents requires an implementation of professional experience, appropriate technology and intensified trans-border interaction. In the most cases they affect humans, environment and global economy. Climate change is already happening: 900 extreme events were registered across the world in 2013 and South-East Europe felt nearly all types of natural...Smart Cities three-day event to present innovations and promote partnerships for South-East Europehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/smart-cities-three-day-event-to-present-innovations-and-promote-partnerships-for-south-east-europe.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/smart-cities-three-day-event-to-present-innovations-and-promote-partnerships-for-south-east-europe.htmlEvents NewsMon, 03 Nov 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>Speakers from different countries to present different aspects and challenge&rsquo;s facing today&rsquo;s cities</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Nowadays technology rapidly transforms cities and experts predict a boom of the so-called 4th Industrial Revolution &ndash; the technological one. Prognoses show that by 2050 every person on the planet will be connected on average by 8 mobile devices. Concepts like cloud services, internet of things - IoE, zero-energy buildings, shared transport, electric vehicles,...Chubb Fire & Security undertakes contract to upgrade fire detection system for Dunedin Canmore Housinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-fire-and-security-undertakes-contract-to-upgrade-fire-detection-system-for-dunedin-canmore-housing.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-fire-and-security-undertakes-contract-to-upgrade-fire-detection-system-for-dunedin-canmore-housing.htmlCompany NewsMon, 03 Nov 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>Chubb&rsquo;s new Controlmaster ZP2 analogue addressable fire alarm control panel manages all smoke detectors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chubb-fire-limited.html" class="redbold">Chubb Fire &amp; Security Limited</a> 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...Sicurezza 2014 to help security companies develop their business and expand marketshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sicurezza-2014-to-help-security-companies-develop-their-business-and-expand-markets.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sicurezza-2014-to-help-security-companies-develop-their-business-and-expand-markets.htmlEvents NewsMon, 03 Nov 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>Sicurezza, the International Biennial of Security and Fire Prevention will open its doors in less than two months</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Energy and information technology networks, the system of health care, the financial world, food and water supplies, transport and treatment of hazardous substances, local government offices: day in, day out, technology and security providers work to ensure the continued operations of the so-called "critical infrastructures&rdquo; of our world by deploying their specialized personnel and cutting-edge applications.</p> <p>This is a growing...Elmdene’s new STX range of switch mode PSUs meet demands of EN54-4 compliant fire systemshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-s-new-stx-range-of-switch-mode-psus-meet-demands-of-en54-4-compliant-fire-systems.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-s-new-stx-range-of-switch-mode-psus-meet-demands-of-en54-4-compliant-fire-systems.htmlCompany NewsFri, 31 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_nov2014/Elmdene-STX-range-220.jpg" border="0" alt="Innovative electronic fire and security products manufacturer, Elmdene International Limited - a subsidiary of Potter Electric Signal, LLC - announces the launch its STX range of energy efficient, and cost effective, switch mode power supply units (PSUs). The new range has been designed, specifically, to meet the demands of today's EN54-4 compliant fire systems and is the first product line from Elmdene to come, as standard, with its advanced EcoCharge intelligent battery charging capability. Looking in more detail at the STX range from Elmdene, it comprises four power variants - 1A, 2A, 5A and 10A - each delivering a 27.6V dc output. All the models in the STX range are certified to EN54-4:1997, A1:2002 and A2:2006. According to Elmdene, rigorous in-house testing has...City Technology to feature in new video serieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/city-technology-to-feature-in-new-video-series.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/city-technology-to-feature-in-new-video-series.htmlCompany NewsFri, 31 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 video outlines City&rsquo;s history and how critical sensors are to today&rsquo;s gas detection industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Global gas sensor manufacturer, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/city-technology.html" class="redbold">City Technology</a>, is one of the latest companies formed as part of City University in London to be featured in a new video series.</strong></p> <p>The series highlights businesses which have become leading innovators in their markets over the...Sprue Safety’s noCO alarms enhances protection against lethal carbon monoxidehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-s-noco-alarms-enhances-protection-against-lethal-carbon-monoxide.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-s-noco-alarms-enhances-protection-against-lethal-carbon-monoxide.htmlCompany NewsMon, 03 Nov 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>noCO is also a void monitoring safety shut-off system which constantly checks for CO in flue voids</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The latest addition to <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/sprue-safety-products-ltd.html" class="redbold">Sprue Safety Products</a>&rsquo; expanding range of home safety solutions will offer an added level of protection against potentially lethal carbon monoxide (CO). </strong></p> <p>Each year, dozens of people die or are injured as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, but these incidents are avoidable if...