TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2016 Fire news Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Akron Brass acquired by IDEX Corporation for $224.2 millionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/akron-brass-holding-acquired-by-idex-corporation-for-224-2-million.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/akron-brass-holding-acquired-by-idex-corporation-for-224-2-million.htmlCompany NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The acquisition of Akron Brass creates a $330 million premier fire and rescue platform for the global firefighting industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>IDEX CORPORATION announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Akron Brass Holding Corp. (the &ldquo;Company&rdquo;), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Premier Farnell plc (&ldquo;Premier Farnell&rdquo;), and a global leader in the manufacturing of safety equipment and emergency response equipment, for a cash...Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016 to reflect national security and counter terrorism developmentshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/security-and-counter-terror-expo-2016-to-reflect-national-security-and-counter-terrorism-developments.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/security-and-counter-terror-expo-2016-to-reflect-national-security-and-counter-terrorism-developments.htmlEvents NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 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>It is the premier event for all professionals looking to preserve national security, protect assets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Over recent years there have been significant developments in international terrorism with attacks being carried out globally. The threat is constantly evolving and is currently at a significantly high level worldwide. Following recent events in Europe, the issue of national security and counter terrorism is at the top of government agendas.</strong></p> <p><strong>Showcasing latest...Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry spokesperson to deliver keynote at ASIS Middle East 2016 conferencehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kingdom-of-saudi-arabia-interior-ministry-spokesperson-to-deliver-keynote-at-asis-middle-east-2016-conference.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kingdom-of-saudi-arabia-interior-ministry-spokesperson-to-deliver-keynote-at-asis-middle-east-2016-conference.htmlEvents NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="282"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" align="center"><strong>His Excellency Major General Mansour S. Al-Turki will be speaking on "Managing the Haj Crowds: The Official View from the KSA."&nbsp; </strong><br /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Under the patronage of His Excellency Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security, the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/asis-7th-middle-east-security-conference-and-exhibition.html" class="redbold">ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference &amp;...BRE installs new rig for fire protection systems’ testinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bre-installs-new-rig-for-fire-protection-systems-testing.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bre-installs-new-rig-for-fire-protection-systems-testing.htmlCompany NewsFri, 29 Jan 2016 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 new rig can apply loads of up to 1000kN on a protected steel beam under fire testing conditions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bre-global-ltd-red-book.html" class="redbold">BRE</a> has installed a new rig that tests the fire protection systems used on the steel frame beams which play a critical role in maintaining the load bearing capacity of multi-storey buildings in the event of a fire. This comes in response to the rising popularity of multi-storey steel frame...Pierce supplies six Dash CF custom fire and emergency vehicles to CCFR in Saint Peters, Missourihttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-supplies-six-dash-cf-custom-fire-and-emergency-vehicles-to-ccfr-in-saint-peters-missouri.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-supplies-six-dash-cf-custom-fire-and-emergency-vehicles-to-ccfr-in-saint-peters-missouri.htmlCompany NewsThu, 28 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="253"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The purchase includes five pumpers and one aerial platform; all will be delivered in late 2016</strong></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 announced an order for six Pierce&reg; Dash&reg; CF custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Central County Fire &amp; Rescue Fire Protection District (CCFR) in Saint Peters, Mo....North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service respond to flooding in the City of Yorkhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-respond-to-flooding-in-the-city-of-york.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-respond-to-flooding-in-the-city-of-york.htmlIndustry NewsWed, 06 Jan 2016 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>High Volume Pump from Harrogate was used at the Northern Power Melrosegate Electrical Sub Station (York) to keep it operational</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> continue to respond to flooding incidents around the county and in the City of York with the majority of these, recently, being in Tadcaster, Malton and York.</strong></p> <p>NYFRS is being...Bosch fire alarm system secures Etisalat headquarters in UAEhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bosch-fire-alarm-system-secures-etisalat-headquarters-in-uae.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bosch-fire-alarm-system-secures-etisalat-headquarters-in-uae.htmlCompany NewsWed, 16 Dec 2015 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 headquarters was equipped with five Bosch Modular Fire Panels 5000 Series, as well as 800 smoke and heat detectors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bosch-security-systems.html" class="redbold">Bosch Security Systems</a> has just installed a state-of-the-art fire alarm system at the headquarters of Etisalat, the leading provider of telecommunications services in the United Arab Emirates. Etisalat supplies the UAE&rsquo;s 4.2 million inhabitants with 4 million mobile connections, and has...Fire Protection Association to host FIREX webinar 2016http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-protection-association-to-host-firex-webinar-2016.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-protection-association-to-host-firex-webinar-2016.htmlEvents NewsTue, 26 Jan 2016 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 webinar will explore what is expected from a responsible person in regards to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fire-protection-association-uk.html" class="redbold">Fire Protection Association</a> (FPA) will host the first <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/firex-international-webinar-2016.html" class="redbold">FIREX webinar</a> for 2016, focusing on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and what this means to...Gent helps Bield Housing & Care to provide fire detection system monitoring and managementhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gent-helps-bield-housing-and-care-to-provide-fire-detection-system-monitoring-and-management.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gent-helps-bield-housing-and-care-to-provide-fire-detection-system-monitoring-and-management.htmlCompany NewsFri, 15 Jan 2016 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>Bield Response24 alarm receiving centre uses Gent by Honeywell&rsquo;s pioneering WINMAG software</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Bield Housing and Care&rsquo;s Bield Response24 alarm receiving centre (ARC) is one of the first facilities of its kind to provide fire detection system monitoring and management from multiple sites using <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/gent.html" class="redbold">Gent</a> by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html"...Intersec 2016 press conference: Spending on Middle East physical security market set to surge by 36 per cent in 2016http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/intersec-2016-press-conference-spending-on-middle-east-physical-security-market-set-to-surge-by-36-per-cent-in-2016.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/intersec-2016-press-conference-spending-on-middle-east-physical-security-market-set-to-surge-by-36-per-cent-in-2016.htmlEvents NewsFri, 15 Jan 2016 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>18th edition of the three-day event will open 10 per cent larger than previous year, featuring 1,290 exhibitors from 55 countries</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Spending on the Middle East physical security market is set to surge by 36 per cent in 2016, as infrastructure investment coupled with increased urbanisation fuels demand for equipment to protect critical assets and people, according to new research.</strong></p> <p>Global analysts Frost &amp; Sullivan estimated the regional demand for physical...Chief Fire Officers Association establishes new Coordination Centre to support UK Fire and Rescue Serviceshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chief-fire-officers-association-establishes-new-coordination-centre-to-support-uk-fire-and-rescue-services.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chief-fire-officers-association-establishes-new-coordination-centre-to-support-uk-fire-and-rescue-services.htmlCompany NewsTue, 12 Jan 2016 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>ESFRS have agreed to support the call handling arrangements relating to requests for CFOA FRMR assistance via Sussex Control Centre</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>January 2016 will see the start of a new Coordination Centre to support all UK Fire and Rescue Services attending incidents within the maritime domain and specifically those that respond to incidents &lsquo;at sea&rsquo;. The new Centre has been established by the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chief-fire-officers-association-cfoa.html"...Kentec fire alarm control panels protect 26 new Telekom Srbija telecommunication facilitieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kentec-fire-alarm-control-panels-protect-26-new-telekom-srbija-telecommunication-facilities.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kentec-fire-alarm-control-panels-protect-26-new-telekom-srbija-telecommunication-facilities.htmlCompany NewsFri, 08 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="125" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The fire safety systems are based around Kentec Syncro AS Analogue Addressable fire panels with Argus Altair devices</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Twenty-six new Telekom Srbija telecommunication facilities, designed to extend the range and quality of the company&rsquo;s telecom services across Serbia, are being protected by fire safety systems that use <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/kentec-electronics-ltd.html" class="redbold">Kentec</a> fire alarm control panels.</strong></p>...Bosch introduces AVIOTEC video-based solution for reliable and early fire detection in challenging environmentshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bosch-introduces-aviotec-video-based-solution-for-reliable-and-early-fire-detection-in-challenging-environments.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bosch-introduces-aviotec-video-based-solution-for-reliable-and-early-fire-detection-in-challenging-environments.htmlCompany NewsTue, 05 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="282"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>AVIOTEC is based on intelligent algorithms to distinguish between real fires and disturbance values</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bosch-security-systems.html" class="redbold">Bosch Security Systems</a> introduces AVIOTEC, a new solution for reliable and early fire detection in challenging environments. Building upon proven Bosch camera technology and Bosch's Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA), video-based fire detection can supplement...Wessex Fire & Security promotes two staff members to new key customer service positionshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wessex-fire-and-security-promotes-two-staff-members-to-new-key-customer-service-positions.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wessex-fire-and-security-promotes-two-staff-members-to-new-key-customer-service-positions.htmlCompany NewsTue, 05 Jan 2016 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>Dee Marsh and Lisa Merefield along with Service Manager Jess Lutwyche, keep customers up to date about fire and security sector</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/wessex-fire-and-security-ltd.html" class="redbold">Wessex Fire &amp; Security</a> has promoted two of its longest serving staff members to new key customer service positions.</strong></p> <p>Dee Marsh and Lisa Merefield between them have over 40 years with the company that is part of the Wessex Group,...Chubb’s new Blackburn office granted planning applicationhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-s-new-blackburn-office-granted-planning-application.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-s-new-blackburn-office-granted-planning-application.htmlCompany NewsTue, 05 Jan 2016 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>The project will transform the existing Blackburn office campus into an advanced, integrated and sustainable space<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Blackburn Council has granted the planning application for <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chubb-fire-limited.html" class="redbold">Chubb Fire &amp; Security Limited</a>&rsquo;s new Blackburn office, a high-performance workspace for hundreds of employees. The project will transform the existing Blackburn office campus into an advanced, integrated and sustainable...Apollo Fire Detectors' SOTERIA fire detection system now availablehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-soteria-now-available.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-soteria-now-available.htmlCompany NewsThu, 17 Dec 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>SOTERIA offers PureLight Sensing Technology, loop integrity &amp; protection against disturbance phenomena<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a> is pleased to announce that products in its innovative new fire detection system range, SOTERIA&reg;, are now available to order.</strong></p> <p>Comprehensively tested to exceed EN54 standards, the SOTERIA&reg; collection offers the next generation in...Code 3 appointed Eric Doty as new Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Fire/EMS marketshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/code-3-appointed-eric-doty-as-new-northeast-regional-sales-manager-for-fire-ems-markets.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/code-3-appointed-eric-doty-as-new-northeast-regional-sales-manager-for-fire-ems-markets.htmlCompany NewsFri, 15 Jan 2016 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>Eric will manage the Fire/EMS &amp; OEM sales activities within the Northeast territory<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Eric Doty has been hired as the new Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Fire/EMS markets for <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/code-3-inc.html" class="redbold">Code 3&reg; Inc</a>. In this role, Eric will manage the Fire/EMS &amp; OEM sales activities within the Northeast territory, to ensure delivery of the OEM Division sales and order goals, as well as manage the key end-user contacts.</strong></p>...Oshkosh showcases all-new XP fire apparatus at Intersec 2016 in Dubaihttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-showcases-all-new-xp-fire-apparatus-at-intersec-2016-in-dubai.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-showcases-all-new-xp-fire-apparatus-at-intersec-2016-in-dubai.htmlEvents NewsFri, 15 Jan 2016 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 Oshkosh XP fire apparatus represents a co-venture between Oshkosh and Scania</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> Fire &amp; Emergency Group is displaying the all-new Oshkosh&reg; XP fire apparatus at <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/intersec-2016.html" class="redbold">Intersec 2016</a> to be held from January 17-19 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center. The Oshkosh&reg; XP fire apparatus represents a co-venture...Will Crouch appointed as new Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Code 3 Inc.http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/will-crouch-appointed-as-new-southeast-regional-sales-manager-for-code-3-inc.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/will-crouch-appointed-as-new-southeast-regional-sales-manager-for-code-3-inc.htmlCompany NewsFri, 15 Jan 2016 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>Will will manage the Fire/EMS &amp; OEM sales activities within the Southeast territory</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Will Crouch has been hired as the new Southeast Regional Sales Manager for <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/code-3-inc.html" class="redbold">Code 3&reg; Inc</a>. In this role, Will will manage the Fire/EMS &amp; OEM sales activities within the Southeast territory, to ensure delivery of the OEM Division sales and order goals, as well as manage the key end-user contacts.</strong></p> <p><strong>Background</strong></p> <p>Will started his...Advanced MxPro fire panels installed at UK’s newest Harvey Nichols storehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-mxpro-fire-panels-installed-at-uk-s-newest-harvey-nichols-store.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-mxpro-fire-panels-installed-at-uk-s-newest-harvey-nichols-store.htmlCompany NewsWed, 13 Jan 2016 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>Advanced MxPro fire panel range has been specified for its flexibility, reliability and ease of use</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The UK&rsquo;s newest Harvey Nichols, which recently opened in Birmingham, is protected by industry-leading intelligent fire panels from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a>.</strong></p> <p><strong>The Harvey Nichols store</strong></p> <p>Advanced&rsquo;s benchmark MxPro fire panel range has been specified for its flexibility, reliability and...