TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2014 Fire news Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Hochiki Europe appoints Ilian Lukanov as regional sales manager for Central and Eastern Europehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hochiki-europe-appoints-ilian-lukanov-as-regional-sales-manager-for-central-and-eastern-europe.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hochiki-europe-appoints-ilian-lukanov-as-regional-sales-manager-for-central-and-eastern-europe.htmlCompany NewsFri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/hochiki-europe-uk-ltd.html" class="redbold">Hochiki Europe</a>, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, has demonstrated commitment to its overseas markets with the appointment of Ilian Lukanov to the position of Regional sales manager for Central and Eastern Europe.&nbsp; He will be responsible for key accounts and opening new sales channels.</p> <p>Lukanov, who graduated from Sofia University and the Hamburg Business School is fluent in both German and Russian.&nbsp; He has considerable...Bristol welcomes delegates from 28 countries at its 9th International Distributor Conferencehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-welcomes-delegates-from-28-countries-at-it-s-9th-international-distributor-conference.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-welcomes-delegates-from-28-countries-at-it-s-9th-international-distributor-conference.htmlEvents NewsFri, 25 Jul 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 biennial conference attracts increasingly strong support from the company&rsquo;s large, and growing, international network of distributors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Firefighter protection took centre stage when 41 delegates, representing 28 countries, gathered in <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol</a> recently to discuss developments in specialist protective clothing for municipal and industrial firefighters.</strong></p> <p>Bristol&rsquo;s 9th...Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service conducts firefighting training session for women at Shrewsbury fire HQhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service-conducts-firefighting-training-session-for-women-at-shrewsbury-fire-hq.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service-conducts-firefighting-training-session-for-women-at-shrewsbury-fire-hq.htmlEvents NewsFri, 25 Jul 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>Interested applicants learned how they could join the country&rsquo;s 300 plus &ldquo;on call&rdquo; fully trained firefighters</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>More Shropshire women interested in becoming firefighters attended an introductory session at Shrewsbury fire HQ.&nbsp; A total of 19 turned out for the third "taster" session over the weekend following on from similar events in Craven Arms and Oswestry earlier this year. They learned how they could join the county&rsquo;s 300 plus...Avon’s Deltair SCBA wins International Design Excellence Awardhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/avon-s-deltair-scba-wins-international-design-excellence-award.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/avon-s-deltair-scba-wins-international-design-excellence-award.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 revolutionary Deltair offers superior air management, single-power supply and clearer communications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Deltair&trade;, a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry, has been recognised with the GOLD Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for research relating to the Deltair product development. Started in 1980, the prestigious design industry IDEA program recognises excellence in industrial design.</strong></p> <p>As news broke of <a...Fike’s TWINFLEXpro intelligent 2-wire fire alarm systems protects Costa’s newest outlets in the UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-s-twinflexpro-intelligent-2-wire-fire-alarm-systems-protects-costa-s-newest-outlets-in-the-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-s-twinflexpro-intelligent-2-wire-fire-alarm-systems-protects-costa-s-newest-outlets-in-the-uk.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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>Fike&rsquo;s TWINFLEXpro system incorporates the Multipoint combined smoke and heat detector with built-in sounder</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Some of Costa&rsquo;s newest outlets in the UK are being protected by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fike-safety-technology-ltd.html" class="redbold">Fike</a>&rsquo;s TWINFLEXpro intelligent 2-wire fire alarm systems. From full-sized branches to small kiosks, from Minehead to London, Costa is relying on flexible and reliable protection from...KAC creates intuitive online guide for its new ENscape rangehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kac-creates-intuitive-online-guide-for-its-new-enscape-range.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kac-creates-intuitive-online-guide-for-its-new-enscape-range.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 KAC online guide helps fire system designers and system integrators meet new obligations under EN54-23</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/kac-alarm-company-ltd.html" class="redbold">KAC Alarm Company</a> has created an intuitive online guide to VAD coverage, a powerful support tool for its new ENscape range launched earlier this year in response to the new EN54-23 standard for VADs. ENscape is receiving very positive feedback for its ease of installation, powerful...Pierce to host its second annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field on September 6, 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-to-host-its-second-annual-9-11-memorial-stair-climb-at-lambeau-field-on-september-6-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-to-host-its-second-annual-9-11-memorial-stair-climb-at-lambeau-field-on-september-6-2014.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 funds raised during Pierce&rsquo;s Memorial stair climb event will benefit the NFFF and families of fallen firefighters</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, announced plans to host its second annual Pierce 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at historic Lambeau...Pierce supplies eight Pierce® Enforcer™ pumper fire apparatus to the Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Departmenthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-supplies-eight-pierce-enforcer-pumper-fire-apparatus-to-the-jacksonville-fire-and-rescue-department.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-supplies-eight-pierce-enforcer-pumper-fire-apparatus-to-the-jacksonville-fire-and-rescue-department.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 eight Jacksonville pumpers include a 194-inch wheelbase, a 400-hp ISL9 engine, seating for six firefighters</strong></p> </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, sold eight Pierce&reg; Enforcer&trade; pumper fire apparatus to the Jacksonville Fire &amp; Rescue Department in Jacksonville, Fla. The vehicles will be delivered...Elmdene highlights 5 key aspects for purchasers to ensure fit-for-purpose fire & security solutionshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-highlights-5-key-aspects-for-purchasers-to-ensure-fit-for-purpose-security-solutions.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-highlights-5-key-aspects-for-purchasers-to-ensure-fit-for-purpose-security-solutions.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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"><strong>Elmdene estimates you can lose half of the power that goes into a linear PSU simply due to the heat which is being radiated</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Innovative electronic security and fire products manufacturer, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/elmdene-international-ltd.html" class="redbold">Elmdene International Limited</a> - a subsidiary of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/potter-electric-signal-llc.html" class="redbold">Potter Electric Signal, LLC</a> - believes that greater attention needs to be paid to the quality and performance of...North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority agrees two proposals for consultation to form its Integrated Risk Management Action Plan for 2014/15http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-authority-agrees-two-proposals-for-consultation-to-form-its-integrated-risk-management-action-plan-for-2014-15.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-authority-agrees-two-proposals-for-consultation-to-form-its-integrated-risk-management-action-plan-for-2014-15.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service&rsquo;s consultation will run until 5th September 2014</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>At its meeting on the 25th June 2014, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue</a> Authority agreed two proposals for consultation, which will form the Service&rsquo;s Integrated Risk Management Action Plan for 2014/15.</strong></p> <p>The consultation will run until 5th September 2014, and...Shropshire provides fire safety tips to children during Child Safety Weekhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-provides-fire-safety-tips-to-children-during-child-safety-week.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-provides-fire-safety-tips-to-children-during-child-safety-week.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>Emergency services link with volunteers to educate year 6 pupils with real life scenarios to teach them about personal safety</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Children are learning about fire safety with <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> during Child Safety Week.</strong></p> <p>Fire crews from across the county are educating youngsters about the dangers from fire at a series of...North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service issues safety tips for setting up camp as part of the Fire Kills campaignhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-issues-safety-tips-for-setting-up-camp-as-part-of-the-fire-kills-campaign.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-issues-safety-tips-for-setting-up-camp-as-part-of-the-fire-kills-campaign.htmlIndustry NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>NYFRS has also asked people to follow the Fire Kills campaign&rsquo;s top tips to ensure the outdoor adventure is a safe and enjoyable one</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>As part of the Fire Kills campaign, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> is asking people to stay safe this summer as they make the most of the weather and enjoy the great outdoors, whether camping, cooking or...Aico’s Ei164RC heat alarm recommended by Plumis for use with its Automist home fire safety systemhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-ei164rc-heat-alarm-recommended-by-plumis-for-use-with-its-automist-home-fire-safety-system.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-ei164rc-heat-alarm-recommended-by-plumis-for-use-with-its-automist-home-fire-safety-system.htmlCompany NewsSat, 05 Jul 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>Aico Ei164RC heat alarm triggers the Plumis&rsquo; Automist home fire safety system via a relay module</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a> is pleased to announce that its market leading Ei164RC mains powered heat alarm has been recommended by British manufacturer <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/plumis-ltd.html" class="redbold">Plumis</a> for use with its award winning Automist home fire safety...Vimpex introduces range of photoluminescent life safety signage, Implaserhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vimpex-introduces-range-of-photoluminescent-life-safety-signage-implaser.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vimpex-introduces-range-of-photoluminescent-life-safety-signage-implaser.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>Vimpex&rsquo;s Implaser range includes photoluminescent signage and lighting solutions for fire equipment, emergency exits, etc.</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vimpex-ltd.html" class="redbold">Vimpex</a> has introduced the Implaser range of photoluminescent life safety signage, which features brightness levels many more times than required by the Standards and innovative products that enhance building safety.</strong></p> <p>The Implaser line is the ideal safety signage in areas such...Aico donates 140RC smoke alarms to Northern Regional College, Irelandhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-donates-140rc-smoke-alarms-to-northern-regional-college-ireland.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-donates-140rc-smoke-alarms-to-northern-regional-college-ireland.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>Mains powered 140RC series smoke alarms have been supplied by Aico to NRC for its Modern Apprenticeship Scheme</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>, supplier of market leading Smoke, Heat and Multi-Sensor alarms, has donated 140RC Series smoke alarms to Northern Regional College (NRC) in Northern Ireland, for its Modern Apprenticeship Scheme.</p> <p>NRC has around 20,000 students across six campuses in Northern Ireland and offers a wide range of full and part time Further...Sprue Safety Products wins the Best Marketing Campaign title at Northern Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-products-wins-the-best-marketing-campaign-title-at-northern-ireland-s-plumbing-and-heating-awards-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-safety-products-wins-the-best-marketing-campaign-title-at-northern-ireland-s-plumbing-and-heating-awards-2014.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>Sprue was recognised for its campaign alongside Gis A Hug to keep more people safe from dangers of CO in Northern Ireleand<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/sprue-safety-products-ltd.html" class="redbold">Sprue Safety Products</a> has won the Best Marketing Campaign title at Northern Ireland&rsquo;s Plumbing &amp; Heating Awards 2014.</strong></p> <p>The company was recognised for its campaign alongside local charity Gis A Hug to keep more people safe...Oshkosh Airport Products Group deploys twin Oshkosh Striker 8x8 ARF vehicles at Calgary International Airporthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-airport-products-group-deploys-twin-oshkosh-striker-8x8-arf-vehicles-at-calgary-international-airport.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-airport-products-group-deploys-twin-oshkosh-striker-8x8-arf-vehicles-at-calgary-international-airport.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="redbold" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The pair of Oshkosh Striker vehicles will support the airport&rsquo;s new 14,000-foot (4.2 km) long runway</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>, has placed twin Oshkosh&reg; Striker&reg; 8 x 8 aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles into service at Calgary International Airport (YYC) in...VdS to host International Conference “Fire Extinguishing Systems” on 9th and 10th of December 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vds-to-host-international-conference-fire-extinguishing-systems-on-9th-and-10th-of-december-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vds-to-host-international-conference-fire-extinguishing-systems-on-9th-and-10th-of-december-2014.htmlEvents NewsWed, 18 Jun 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>VdS Fire Safety Cologne combines four VdS conferences, a science forum and fair for fire protection in the Rhineland</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Ever since fire protection systems were established in Europe, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vds-schadenverh-tung-gmbh.html" class="redbold">VdS</a> has been ensuring their reliability. On its conferences, the institute imparts its experiences on saving lives and entire sites gained in far more than 100 years to international experts. On the...Honeywell’s FAAST aspiration smoke detection system deployed by BRI Groep’s DC Bleiswijk food distribution centre in Netherlandshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-faast-aspiration-smoke-detection-system-deployed-by-bri-groep-s-dc-bleiswijk-food-distribution-centre-in-netherlands.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-faast-aspiration-smoke-detection-system-deployed-by-bri-groep-s-dc-bleiswijk-food-distribution-centre-in-netherlands.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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">Honeywell&rsquo;s FAAST system provided BRI Groep with ultra-fast detection with zero false alarms</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Chiller, freezer and refrigeration facilities present some of the most challenging environments for reliable fire detection. Low temperatures, dry atmospheric conditions and humidity fog created by temperature changes during normal operation make an advanced technology solution necessary.</strong></p> <p>An increasing number of refrigeration facility managers are...Securing Asia & Africa 2014 to showcase homeland security and critical infrastructure protection opportunities both in Asia and Africahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/securing-asia-and-africa-2014-to-showcase-homeland-security-and-critical-infrastructure-protection-opportunities-both-in-asia-and-africa.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/securing-asia-and-africa-2014-to-showcase-homeland-security-and-critical-infrastructure-protection-opportunities-both-in-asia-and-africa.htmlEvents NewsTue, 08 Jul 2014 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>The event would also put forward areas of convergence between continents in terms of mutual security concerns</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/securing-asia-and-africa-2014.html" class="redbold">Securing Asia &amp; Africa 2014</a> is a vital summit in the Homeland Security and Counter Terror calendar of annual events. </strong></p> <p><strong></strong>With London as the global hub for procurement agencies from Asia and Africa, it provides a unique...