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 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT 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...17th edition of Wiring Regulations amends UK’s national standard for low voltage electrical installationshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/17th-edition-of-wiring-regulations-amends-uk-s-national-standard-for-low-voltage-electrical-installations.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/17th-edition-of-wiring-regulations-amends-uk-s-national-standard-for-low-voltage-electrical-installations.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="234" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Prysmian&rsquo;s FP website has guidance documents including suitable fixing advice for fire performance cables</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The 17<sup>th</sup> edition of Wiring Regulations sees amendments to BS 7671, the national standard in the United Kingdom for&nbsp;low voltage&nbsp;electrical installations. One of the changes includes ensuring all cable installations in escape routes are fixed with fire-resistant components to improve fire safety of the occupants and fire fighters.</strong></p> <p>Previously it was not...Pierce Manufacturing delivers pair of Pierce Arrow XT pumpers to the Milwaukee Fire Department in Wisconsinhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-delivers-pair-of-pierce-arrow-xt-pumpers-to-the-milwaukee-fire-department-in-wisconsin.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-delivers-pair-of-pierce-arrow-xt-pumpers-to-the-milwaukee-fire-department-in-wisconsin.htmlCompany NewsFri, 20 Feb 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>Pierce builds custom fire &amp; emergency vehicles to fulfill the situational awareness needs of departments</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"><span class="redbold">Oshkosh</span> Corporation</a> company, delivered a matching pair of custom Pierce&reg;...ASIS 6th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition witnesses more than 580 attendees from 45 countrieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/asis-6th-middle-east-security-conference-and-exhibition-witnesses-more-than-580-attendees-from-45-countries.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/asis-6th-middle-east-security-conference-and-exhibition-witnesses-more-than-580-attendees-from-45-countries.htmlEvents NewsFri, 20 Feb 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>Attendees accessed to 33 educational sessions, a CSO Roundtable Summit was also organised</strong></p> </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-6th-middle-east-security-conference-and-exhibition-2015.html" class="redbold">ASIS 6th Middle East Security Conference &amp; Exhibition</a>, was held on 15-17 February 2015 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE. More than 580...Kochek offers extensive line of big water strainers for maximum flow applicationshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kochek-offers-extensive-line-of-big-water-strainers-for-maximum-flow-applications.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kochek-offers-extensive-line-of-big-water-strainers-for-maximum-flow-applications.htmlCompany NewsTue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="230" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Kochek's strainers are constructed of lightweight aluminum durable to withstand harsh weather conditions</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/kochek-co-inc.html" class="redbold">Kochek</a> Company of Connecticut, manufacturers of high quality water flow products and fire connections, offers an extensive line of big water strainers ideal for maximum flow applications in the firefighting, power, irrigation, facilities and industrial fire protection markets. Company marketing...Ziamatic Corp. introduces the Dual Air Cylinder Bracket 'Model DACB'http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ziamatic-corp-introduces-the-dual-air-cylinder-bracket-model-dacb.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ziamatic-corp-introduces-the-dual-air-cylinder-bracket-model-dacb.htmlCompany NewsThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="186" height="320"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>DACB is designed to accommodate dual-cylinder SCBA and SCUBA air cylinders, with or without a harness</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/ziamatic-corp.html" class="redbold">Ziamatic Corp.</a> (Zico) introduces the Dual Air Cylinder Bracket, Model DACB, designed to accommodate dual-cylinder SCBA and SCUBA air cylinders, with or without a harness.</strong></p> <p>Thermoplastic, non-mar, high-cycle clips can be adjusted along heavy-duty aluminum extrusions to secure a range of...Fike Safety Technology releases Nimbus for monitoring & management of remote fire alarm systems over the internethttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-safety-technology-releases-nimbus-for-monitoring-and-management-of-remote-fire-alarm-systems-over-the-internet.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-safety-technology-releases-nimbus-for-monitoring-and-management-of-remote-fire-alarm-systems-over-the-internet.htmlCompany NewsThu, 12 Feb 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>Fire alarm control panels are connected to Nimbus using a GPRS gateway </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fike-safety-technology-ltd.html" class="redbold">Fike Safety Technology</a> (FST) has released Nimbus, a new solution for the monitoring and management of remote fire alarm systems over the internet. At the heart of the system is a cloud-based database, which receives data from fire alarm systems via the GPRS mobile network. In addition to...Apollo Fire Detectors Discovery system gets installed in one of London’s top hospitalshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-discovery-system-gets-installed-in-one-of-london-s-top-hospitals.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-discovery-system-gets-installed-in-one-of-london-s-top-hospitals.htmlCompany NewsThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="185" height="306"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Apollo&rsquo;s XP95 Optical Smoke Detector_55000-600</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Patients, staff and visitors to one of London&rsquo;s top hospitals are better protected thanks to a new <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo</a> Fire Detectors Discovery&reg; system specified by fire alarm specialist Static Systems Group (SSG) and leading construction and development company, Skanska.</strong></p> <p>St Bartholomew's Hospital...WAGNER Group GmbH establishes its fire prevention system OxyReduct to protect a cold store in Singaporehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wagner-group-gmbh-establishes-its-fire-prevention-system-oxyreduct-to-protect-a-cold-store-in-singapore.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wagner-group-gmbh-establishes-its-fire-prevention-system-oxyreduct-to-protect-a-cold-store-in-singapore.htmlCompany NewsMon, 09 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="192" height="320"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The fire prevention system provides advantages like low capital cost, improved storage capacity etc.</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A milestone for the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/wagner-group-gmbh.html" class="redbold">WAGNER Group GmbH</a>: fire protection expert from Langenhagen, Germany, establishes first active fire prevention system OxyReduct&reg; in Singapore for protecting a cold store. With this the company does not only expand its portfolio, but actively gains a foothold in the Asian market. On 1st of December...Euralarm urges the EU to issue a directive governing fire safety and security compliance in tourism accommodationhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/euralarm-urges-the-eu-to-issue-a-directive-governing-fire-safety-and-security-compliance-in-tourism-accommodation.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/euralarm-urges-the-eu-to-issue-a-directive-governing-fire-safety-and-security-compliance-in-tourism-accommodation.htmlCompany NewsMon, 09 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="234" height="292"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Euralarm believes in standardizing definition of accommodation categories too which is inconsistent</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/euralarm.html" class="redbold">Euralarm</a> has urged the&nbsp;EU to issue a&nbsp;directive governing fire safety and security compliance in&nbsp;tourism accommodation across the single market.</strong></p> <p>Horizontal legislation at European level is&nbsp;necessary to&nbsp;regulate&nbsp;tourist accommodation more consistently and effectively,...FIREX International 2015 commences from 16-18 June 2015 at London’s ExCeLhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firex-international-2015-commences-from-16-18-june-2015-at-london-s-excel.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firex-international-2015-commences-from-16-18-june-2015-at-london-s-excel.htmlEvents NewsMon, 09 Feb 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>FIREX International will be held in the south hall alongside IFSEC International</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/firex-2015.html" class="redbold">FIREX International 2015</a> will open its doors from 16-18 June 2015 at London&rsquo;s ExCeL, offering fire and security professionals&rsquo; unparalleled access to leading global technology, solutions and knowledge with the aim of promoting...Aico makes charitable donations to local charities in the Shropshire area including Oswestryhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-makes-charitable-donations-to-local-charities-in-the-shropshire-area-including-oswestry.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-makes-charitable-donations-to-local-charities-in-the-shropshire-area-including-oswestry.htmlCompany NewsFri, 06 Feb 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>Over &pound;53,000 was donated in 2014 towards charities nominated by Aico employees</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>, a market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) protection products, is proud to have made charitable donations of over &pound;53,000 in 2014. An incredible 70 charities have benefitted from the donations, with just over 50% going to local charities in the Shropshire area, including...Intergraph public safety solutions deployed by Fire Department of the City of New York to update its incident response technologieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/intergraph-public-safety-solutions-deployed-by-fire-department-of-the-city-of-new-york-to-update-its-incident-response-technologies.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/intergraph-public-safety-solutions-deployed-by-fire-department-of-the-city-of-new-york-to-update-its-incident-response-technologies.htmlCompany NewsFri, 06 Feb 2015 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>Intergraph solutions will provide the foundation for dispatch and emergency operations for fire and EMS throughout New York City</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fdny-foundation.html" class="redbold">Fire Department of the City of New York</a> (FDNY) has selected Intergraph&reg; to update its incident response technologies. <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/intergraph.html" class="redbold">Intergraph</a>&rsquo;s Computer-Aided Dispatch solution, I/CAD, and Mobile for Public Safety (MPS) will provide the foundation for dispatch and...Vimpex launches advanced firefighter glove - FX-1 MAXhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vimpex-launches-advanced-firefighter-glove-fx-1-max.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vimpex-launches-advanced-firefighter-glove-fx-1-max.htmlCompany NewsFri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="210" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>FX-1 MAX uses PBI MAX - a strong and flexible outer shell fabric &amp; features pre-curved fingers and hand shape </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vimpex-ltd.html" class="redbold">Vimpex</a>, the specialist supplier of emergency services equipment for over 20 years, has launched a new advanced firefighter glove. The FX-1 MAX represents the latest and most modern development in firefighting gloves in recent years and uses <a...Apollo Fire Detector Ltd. to protect visitor & education centre at the National Memorialhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detector-ltd-to-protect-visitor-and-education-centre-at-the-national-memorial.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detector-ltd-to-protect-visitor-and-education-centre-at-the-national-memorial.htmlCompany NewsFri, 06 Feb 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>Fire detection equipment was donated to Memorial Trust due to tie-up between Apollo, FFE &amp; ADI Global<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The Wing, the visitor and education centre being built at the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent, will be protected by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo</a> fire detection equipment.</strong></p> <p>The building, designed in...Holmatro releases a series of new CORE Technology hose reels featuring foldable handle for hose windinghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-releases-a-series-of-new-core-technology-hose-reels-featuring-foldable-handle-for-hose-winding.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-releases-a-series-of-new-core-technology-hose-reels-featuring-foldable-handle-for-hose-winding.htmlCompany NewsThu, 05 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="15" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>It also come separately, as single or double hose reels, with CORE hoses of the same length</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/holmatro-rescue-equipment-b-v.html" class="redbold"><span class="redbold">Holmatr</span>o</a> launches a series of new CORE Technology hose reels, equipped with a foldable handle for hose winding. This handle folds out and locks in one step, so it&rsquo;s easy to use. During storage it can be folded in again to save space in your rescue...Holmatro adds new Trio and Quattro Pumps to its Spider Rangehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-adds-new-trio-and-quattro-pumps-to-its-spider-range.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-adds-new-trio-and-quattro-pumps-to-its-spider-range.htmlCompany NewsWed, 04 Feb 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 new Trio and Quattro Pumps can operate three or four rescue tools at the same time and multiple tools successively</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>With the introduction of new Trio and Quattro Pumps, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/holmatro-rescue-equipment-b-v.html" class="redbold">Holmatro</a> adds more options to its Spider Range. Thanks to their large oil content these pumps can operate any three or four rescue tools at the same time and multiple tools successively, including...Fleming Gulf’s 11th Energy Security Summit to address major energy security issues faced by the Middle East regionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fleming-gulf-s-11th-energy-security-summit-to-address-major-energy-security-issues-faced-by-the-middle-east-region.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fleming-gulf-s-11th-energy-security-summit-to-address-major-energy-security-issues-faced-by-the-middle-east-region.htmlEvents NewsTue, 03 Feb 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 summit will create an avenue for global security professionals to discuss latest strategies and technologies</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>More than $1.6 trillion was invested in 2013 in energy supply, a figure that has more than doubled in real terms since 2000, and a further $130 billion to improve energy efficiency. With constant growth of oil and gas production across the Middle East and African region, approximately $316 billion will be invested per year in the energy...Muscat Expo LLC exhibits Oman Fire, Safety and Security Exhibition at the INTERSEC 2015 Exhibition in Dubaihttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/muscat-expo-llc-exhibits-oman-fire-safety-and-security-exhibition-at-the-intersec-2015-exhibition-in-dubai.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/muscat-expo-llc-exhibits-oman-fire-safety-and-security-exhibition-at-the-intersec-2015-exhibition-in-dubai.htmlEvents NewsMon, 02 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="237" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Muscat Expo LLC is the only company from Oman to participate at Intersec 2015 in Dubai</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/muscat-expo-llc.html" class="redbold">Muscat Expo LLC</a> participated at the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="redbold">INTERSEC</a> Exhibition in Dubai which concluded last week and was the only Company from Oman at the exhibition. INTERSEC which is in its 17<sup>th</sup> edition, is the largest international trade exhibition for Fire, Safety...ASIS International announces keynote speaker for ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibitionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/asis-international-announces-keynote-speaker-for-asis-14th-european-security-conference-and-exhibition.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/asis-international-announces-keynote-speaker-for-asis-14th-european-security-conference-and-exhibition.htmlEvents NewsFri, 30 Jan 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>Axel Petri, Senior VP Group Security Governance at Deutsche Telekom will discuss about growing crime rate in digital world</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>ASIS International, the world&rsquo;s premier association for security professionals, has announced that Axel Petri, Senior Vice President Group Security Policy and Public Safety at Deutsche Telekom AG, will give a keynote presentation during the opening plenary on 30 March at the <a...