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, 25 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT 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...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...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...Sprue Safety Products supports Gas Safety Week 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-products-supports-gas-safety-week-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-products-supports-gas-safety-week-2014.htmlIndustry NewsWed, 03 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>To support the cause, Sprue will set-up FAQ page and factsheet on its FireAngel and BRK websites to provide essential information</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Home safety products specialist, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/sprue-safety-products-ltd.html" class="redbold">Sprue Safety Products</a>, will be using social media, competitions and online advice to raise awareness of gas safety and the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, as part of its...Honeywell to showcase FAAST portfolio products at Security Essen 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-to-showcase-faast-portfolio-products-at-security-essen-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-to-showcase-faast-portfolio-products-at-security-essen-2014.htmlEvents 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>Amongst the activities will be live demonstrations of FAAST achieving false alarm immunity in industrial conditions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/security-essen-2014.html" class="redbold">Security Essen</a>, the world&rsquo;s largest fire and security show, being held in Germany from 23rd to 26th September, is the latest trade show to feature new aspiration detection technologies from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html"...GexCon announces release of FLACS-Fire software package for 3D fire modellinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gexcon-announces-release-of-flacs-fire-software-package-for-3d-fire-modelling.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gexcon-announces-release-of-flacs-fire-software-package-for-3d-fire-modelling.htmlCompany NewsMon, 01 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>FLACS-Fire combines optimal usability with an unparalleled ability to generate detailed models of jet and pool fires</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/gexcon-as.html" class="redbold">GexCon</a>, a world leader in sophisticated and user-friendly dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software, today announces the release of a landmark software package, FLACS-Fire. </strong></p> <p><strong></strong>Tailor-made for the oil and gas, processing, and industrial segments, FLACS-Fire combines optimal usability with an...Zico expands its container storage lineup with the addition of Premixed Gallon Holder and Double Premix Holderhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/zico-expands-its-container-storage-lineup-with-the-addition-of-premixed-gallon-holder-and-double-premix-holder.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/zico-expands-its-container-storage-lineup-with-the-addition-of-premixed-gallon-holder-and-double-premix-holder.htmlCompany NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="78" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Premixed Gallon Holder secures rectangular cans up to 1 gal.</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/ziamatic-corp.html" class="redbold">Zico</a> adds two new additions to their popular container storage lineup, helping you stay organised with the QUIC-MOUNT Premixed Gallon Holder, Model QM-PMH-G, and the QUIC-MOUNT Double Premix Holder, Model QM-PMH-D.</p> <p>The Premixed Gallon Holder secures rectangular cans up to 1 gal. (4.5&rdquo; x 7&rdquo;), allowing you to carry more premix where you need it most. The Double Premix Holder secures two...Wagner Group to showcase its latest fire prevention systems at Security Essen 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wagner-group-to-showcase-its-latest-fire-prevention-systems-at-security-essen-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wagner-group-to-showcase-its-latest-fire-prevention-systems-at-security-essen-2014.htmlEvents NewsTue, 26 Aug 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>WAGNER will be showcasing its OxyReduct&reg; fire prevention system live</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/security-essen-2014.html" class="redbold">Security Essen</a>, the world&rsquo;s leading trade fair in the industry, will be held in Essen from 23rd to 26th September for the 40th time. Around 1,000 exhibitors from 40 countries will be exhibiting their products and services from all areas of the security sector on over 85,000 m2. True to the slogan &ldquo;Fire sparks our passion&rdquo;, <a...International Association of Fire Chiefs and Pierce Manufacturing announces 2014 "Fire Chief of the Year" winnershttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/international-association-of-fire-chiefs-and-pierce-manufacturing-announces-2014-fire-chief-of-the-year-winners.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/international-association-of-fire-chiefs-and-pierce-manufacturing-announces-2014-fire-chief-of-the-year-winners.htmlCompany NewsTue, 26 Aug 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>Winners are honored for their dedication and leadership in fire and emergency services</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/international-association-of-fire-chiefs-iafc.html" class="redbold">International Association of Fire Chiefs</a> (IAFC) and <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing Inc</a>., an <a...Pierce showcases its range of fire and emergency apparatus at FRI 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-showcases-its-range-of-fire-and-emergency-apparatus-at-fri-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-showcases-its-range-of-fire-and-emergency-apparatus-at-fri-2014.htmlEvents 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>Pierce&rsquo;s displayed its seven fire and emergency apparatus, including the new Pierce&reg; Saber&reg; custom pumper</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing Inc.</a>, an <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, recently displayed seven custom firefighting and rescue vehicles at the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/fire-rescue-international-fri-2014.html"...Oshkosh places its new generation Striker aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicles on duty at airports in Japanhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-places-its-new-generation-striker-aircraft-rescue-and-fire-fighting-vehicles-on-duty-at-airports-in-japan.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-places-its-new-generation-striker-aircraft-rescue-and-fire-fighting-vehicles-on-duty-at-airports-in-japan.htmlCompany NewsMon, 25 Aug 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>All Oshkosh Striker ARFF vehicles passed the stringent Japan Fire Equipment Inspection Institute testing protocols</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-airport-products.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Airport Products Group</a>, a division of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a>, placed 24 new generation Oshkosh&reg; Striker&reg; aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles on duty...Ballyclare assists West Sussex FRS with charity cycle challengehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-assists-west-sussex-frs-with-charity-cycle-challenge.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-assists-west-sussex-frs-with-charity-cycle-challenge.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 22 Aug 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 challenge was undertaken to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity and Operation Florian</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/west-sussex-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">West Sussex FRS</a> Chief Fire Officer Sean Ruth and Deputy Fire Officer Lee Neale recently undertook a charity cycle challenge visiting every fire station in the county over two days to raise as much money as possible for the Fire Fighters Charity and Operation Florian; two vital charities...Honeywell’s FAAST aspiration detection system installed at Europe’s leading nuclear power plant operatorshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-faast-aspiration-detection-system-installed-at-europe-s-leading-nuclear-power-plant-operators.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-faast-aspiration-detection-system-installed-at-europe-s-leading-nuclear-power-plant-operators.htmlCompany NewsTue, 12 Aug 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>Honeywell&rsquo;s FAAST is the first detection system to be approved by NPP operators for installation at their reactor building</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" class="redbold">Honeywell</a>&rsquo;s FAAST is the first aspiration detection system to be approved by one of Europe&rsquo;s leading nuclear power plant (NPP) operators for installation in their facilities&rsquo; most demanding locations, the reactor...Bristol wins major contract for designing new layered multi-purpose firefighting garments for Greater Manchesterhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-crabs-major-contract-for-designing-new-layered-multi-purpose-firefighting-garments-for-greater-manchester.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-crabs-major-contract-for-designing-new-layered-multi-purpose-firefighting-garments-for-greater-manchester.htmlCompany NewsMon, 04 Aug 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 garments will reduce the number of garments each firefighter will need to fulfill the European standards of protection</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>An innovative layered approach to garment design sees Greater Manchester become the first UK fire and rescue service to meet all its response duties in one garment in which the different levels and types of protection for structural, USAR and wildland are met through wearing different combinations of outer and under garments. The contract for the 3200...Advanced Electronics fire panels and extinguishant control systems protects the Tyne Tunnels in UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-electronics-fire-panels-and-extinguishant-control-systems-protects-the-tyne-tunnels-in-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-electronics-fire-panels-and-extinguishant-control-systems-protects-the-tyne-tunnels-in-uk.htmlCompany NewsSat, 02 Aug 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>Advanced Electronics MxpPro fire panels and ExGo extinguishant release system secures the Tyne Tunnels</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>One of the UK&rsquo;s busiest river crossings, the Tyne Tunnels are being protected by industry-leading fire panels and extinguishant control systems from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a>. </strong></p> <p>The first Tyne Tunnel was originally opened in 1967 and an ambitious project saw the...