TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2015 Fire news Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Advanced’s MxPro fire panels deployed by education facility in the UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-s-mxpro-fire-panels-deployed-by-education-facility-in-the-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-s-mxpro-fire-panels-deployed-by-education-facility-in-the-uk.htmlCompany NewsWed, 21 Jan 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>Over 18 buildings have been updated with MxPro 5 panels, without changing the existing Apollo XP95 devices</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>One of the UK&rsquo;s leading independent schools, has selected industry-leading MxPro intelligent fire panels from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> for a major upgrade of its fire systems.</strong></p> <p><strong>A total of 18 buildings have been updated with MxPro 5 panels, which were retro-fitted to existing fibre...FLIR Systems expands its thermal imaging firefighting cameras with the new ‘K55’http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-systems-expands-its-thermal-imaging-firefighting-cameras-with-the-new-k55.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-systems-expands-its-thermal-imaging-firefighting-cameras-with-the-new-k55.htmlCompany NewsWed, 21 Jan 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"><strong>The K55 incorporates its FSX technology producing ultra-crisp thermal imagery</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/flir-systems-inc.html" class="redbold">FLIR Systems, Inc</a>. announces the addition of the new FLIR K55 to its suite of thermal imaging firefighting cameras. The K55 incorporates FLIR&rsquo;s revolutionary Flexible Scene Enhancement (FSX) technology which produces ultra-crisp thermal imagery and is also equipped with on-board video recording, which is ideal for evidence...Geofire’s Agrippa wire-free fire door holders installed at Fairfax Academy in Sutton Coalfieldhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/geofire-s-agrippa-wire-free-fire-door-holders-installed-at-fairfax-academy-in-sutton-coalfield.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/geofire-s-agrippa-wire-free-fire-door-holders-installed-at-fairfax-academy-in-sutton-coalfield.htmlCompany NewsTue, 20 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>Agrippa door holders enable fire doors in school corridors to be held open and release them in event of fire alarm</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Agrippa wire-free fire door holders have been installed at one of Birmingham&rsquo;s largest schools, enabling fire doors in school corridors to be legally held open, releasing them in the event of a fire alarm to protect students and staff.</strong></p> <p>With over 1400 students and 270 Sixth Formers, Fairfax Academy in Sutton Coalfield is typical of many larger, busy schools that...Apollo Fire Detectors ensures worker safety at the Bala Lake Hotel and Activity Base at Snowdonia National Parkhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-ensures-worker-safety-at-the-bala-lake-hotel-and-activity-base-at-snowdonia-national-park.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-ensures-worker-safety-at-the-bala-lake-hotel-and-activity-base-at-snowdonia-national-park.htmlCompany NewsMon, 19 Jan 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"><strong>JLP contracted Orion security to install, commission and maintain fire detection solution for the premises</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a> and <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/orion-security-solutions-ltd.html" class="redbold">Orion Security Solutions</a> are helping to ensure the safety of John Lewis staff following the company&rsquo;s purchase and refurbishment of The Bala Lake Hotel and Activity Base at Snowdonia National Park.</strong></p>...Sprue introduces new SONA alarms to transform fire and carbon monoxide protectionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-introduces-new-sona-alarms-to-transform-fire-and-carbon-monoxide-protection.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-introduces-new-sona-alarms-to-transform-fire-and-carbon-monoxide-protection.htmlCompany NewsMon, 19 Jan 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>SONA produces 71% less carbon dioxide than other mains powered alarms <br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>An innovative new range of home safety products is set to transform fire and carbon monoxide protection.</strong></p> <p><strong>The new SONA range launched by leading home safety products manufacturer, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/sprue-safety-products-ltd.html" class="redbold">Sprue Safety Products</a>, brings together the latest technology in a simple range of three alarms &ndash; smoke, heat and carbon...Bristol installs new hard PPE decontamination process at its in-house managed services facilitieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-installs-new-hard-ppe-decontamination-process-at-its-in-house-managed-services-facilities.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-installs-new-hard-ppe-decontamination-process-at-its-in-house-managed-services-facilities.htmlCompany NewsWed, 14 Jan 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"><strong>Items of clothing and other personal protective equipment can now be decontaminated in a special unit built by Bristol</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>In a further extension to its in-house managed services facilities, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol</a> has installed a new washing and decontamination unit for hard PPE items which will be especially suited to boots, helmets and supporting frames for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).</strong></p> <p>Items of clothing and other...Xtralis continues expansion in fire detection market with award-winning VESDA, OSID and ECO productshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/xtralis-continues-expansion-in-fire-detection-market-with-award-winning-vesda-osid-and-eco-products.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/xtralis-continues-expansion-in-fire-detection-market-with-award-winning-vesda-osid-and-eco-products.htmlCompany NewsWed, 14 Jan 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"><strong>Xtralis continues to have a significant lead in the aspirating smoke detection (ASD) category of fire detectors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/xtralis-uk-ltd.html" class="redbold">Xtralis</a>, the pioneer of very early warning aspirating smoke detectors, continues to grow market share according to the latest <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/ihs.html" class="redbold">IHS</a> Technology report titled &ldquo;The World Market for Fire Detection and Suppression Products &ndash; 2014 Edition.&rdquo; The measure of fire...Full-scale fire tests highlight risks associated with improper smoke alarmshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/full-scale-fire-tests-highlight-risks-associated-with-improper-smoke-alarms.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/full-scale-fire-tests-highlight-risks-associated-with-improper-smoke-alarms.htmlIndustry NewsTue, 13 Jan 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"><strong>Carried out by French authors this is the first such published work for a decade</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>New experimental work assessing tenability (how toxic gases and heat prevent escape and kill) using a full-scale room has found that any occupants would be at high risk of death if a smoke alarm wasn&rsquo;t fitted. </strong></p> <p>Carried out by French authors, this is the first such published work for a decade. They measured temperature (from 0.8m to ceiling), heat flux, opacity and a range of toxic fire gases (from 0.6m to ceiling) in...Aico’s RadioLINK smoke alarms help protect London’s largest social landlord, Southwark Councilhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-radiolink-smoke-alarms-help-protect-london-s-largest-social-landlord-southwark-council.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-radiolink-smoke-alarms-help-protect-london-s-largest-social-landlord-southwark-council.htmlCompany NewsWed, 14 Jan 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>RadioLINK allows Aico smoke to eliminate the need for interconnecting cabling; it saves times and disruption</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Southwark Council is installing <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>&rsquo;s RadioLINK smoke alarms as part of the Council&rsquo;s commitment to its fire risk assessment programme and associated fire safety works for its social housing stock in the borough.</strong></p> <p>Southwark Council, London&rsquo;s largest social landlord with more than 50,000...Chubb upgrades its fire alarm system at GDF SUEZ power station in Hullhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-upgrades-its-fire-alarm-system-at-gdf-suez-power-station-in-hull.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-upgrades-its-fire-alarm-system-at-gdf-suez-power-station-in-hull.htmlCompany NewsWed, 14 Jan 2015 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"><strong>Chubb installed its PC-based ControlMaster 600 fire alarm system with a graphical user interface</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 upgraded the fire alarm system at GDF SUEZ&rsquo;s Saltend cogeneration power station in Hull, protecting hundreds of employees, as well as the site&rsquo;s critical equipment and buildings. Chubb is a part of UTC Building &amp; Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp.</strong></p> <p>GDF SUEZ is a...Chinese biometric industry set to increase with latest developments in domestic and foreign marketshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chinese-biometric-industry-set-to-increase-with-latest-developments-in-domestic-and-foreign-markets.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chinese-biometric-industry-set-to-increase-with-latest-developments-in-domestic-and-foreign-markets.htmlEvents NewsWed, 31 Dec 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>Apple&rsquo;s fingerprint sensor for iphone 5s interested the intelligent mobile portable device producers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>China&rsquo;s bio metric industry enjoys 40% annual growth rate with the overall economy development. Influenced by the depression of macroeconomic environment during 2011-2012, bio metric industry also could not be immune to it and many enterprises faced severer challenges. The market information in 2013 had interested biometric enterprises, that was, iphone 5s was equipped with fingerprint sensor, which rose share...Prysmian’s FP PLUS fire resistant cable specified for installation of new fire alarm systems at in Darlington Memorial Hospitalhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/prysmian-s-fp-plus-fire-resistant-cable-specified-for-installation-of-new-fire-alarm-systems-at-in-darlington-memorial-hospital.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/prysmian-s-fp-plus-fire-resistant-cable-specified-for-installation-of-new-fire-alarm-systems-at-in-darlington-memorial-hospital.htmlCompany NewsMon, 29 Dec 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>FP PLUS uses an enhanced Insudite, unique to Prysmian, which provides a tough, damage resistant insulation</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Approximately 8000m of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/prysmian-cables-and-systems-limited.html" class="redbold">Prysmian</a>&rsquo;s FP PLUS fire resistant cable has been specified and installed to facilitate the new upgraded fire alarm systems in Darlington Memorial Hospital.</strong></p> <p>Darlington Memorial Hospital is a high rise...Bristol announces appointment of two new Directorshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-announces-appointment-of-two-new-directors.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-announces-appointment-of-two-new-directors.htmlCompany NewsTue, 23 Dec 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>Bristol appoints David Thompson as finance director and Edward Shepherd as service operations director</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol</a> is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors of Bristol Uniforms Ltd.</strong></p> <p><strong>Edward Shepherd, previously Service Operations Manager who joined the company in April 2004, becomes Service Operations Director. He will continue his responsibility for all Customer Service related...Albania Oil, Gas and Energy 2015 Summit to assess developments of its energy sectorhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/albania-oil-gas-and-energy-2015-summit-to-assess-developments-of-its-energy-sector.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/albania-oil-gas-and-energy-2015-summit-to-assess-developments-of-its-energy-sector.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Dec 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 Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Over the past year, Albania has made significant progress in establishing itself as a credible, multi-party democracy and investment-friendly economy. The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards. In fact, in the World Bank&rsquo;s 2015 Doing Business Report launched last week, and Albania rose for the first time into the top...Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit to attract ministries of Somalia, Jordan, and Eritreahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/red-sea-oil-and-gas-2015-summit-to-attract-ministries-of-somalia-jordan-and-eritrea.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/red-sea-oil-and-gas-2015-summit-to-attract-ministries-of-somalia-jordan-and-eritrea.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Dec 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>The event to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/red-sea-oil-and-gas-2015-summit.html" class="redbold">Red Sea Oil &amp; Gas 2015 Summit</a>, organised by IRN on 23rd-24th February in Dubai will gather Government Officials and senior executives from international and national oil companies to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries.</strong></p> <p>Government officials from the Ministry of Petroleum of Somalia,...Leading oil & gas exploration companies from Australia & UK confirm participation at the Oil & Gas International Licensing Summit 2015http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/leading-oil-and-gas-exploration-companies-from-australia-and-uk-confirm-participation-at-the-oil-and-gas-international-licensing-summit-2015.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/leading-oil-and-gas-exploration-companies-from-australia-and-uk-confirm-participation-at-the-oil-and-gas-international-licensing-summit-2015.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Dec 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 two-day summit will shed light on how to effectively produce a licensing round</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum, National Energy Authority of Iceland as well as the UK-based oil and gas exploration company, Ardent Oil, recently confirmed their participation as speakers at the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/oil-and-gas-international-licensing-2015.html" class="redbold">Oil &amp; Gas International Licensing 2015 Summit</a>...Egypt Oil & Gas Summit 2015 to feature key operators and international oil companieshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/egypt-oil-and-gas-summit-2015-to-feature-key-operators-and-international-oil-companies.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/egypt-oil-and-gas-summit-2015-to-feature-key-operators-and-international-oil-companies.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Dec 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>Spectrum, Technip and Genesis are confirmed as sponsors of the Egypt Oil &amp; Gas Summit</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Recently, Egypt announced companies that were awarded blocks following the country&rsquo;s 2013 bidding round which received great participation from international oil companies. The blocks awarded included two in the east Mediterranean frontier basin and two offshore the Nile Delta.</strong></p> <p>Although wells have yet to be drilled in these blocks, seismic and regional data indicate that the plays are similar to others where...Security professionals from oil & gas sectors to converge at the Next Generation Oil & Gas Pipeline Security in Texashttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/security-professionals-from-oil-and-gas-sectors-to-converge-at-the-next-generation-oil-and-gas-pipeline-security-in-texas.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/security-professionals-from-oil-and-gas-sectors-to-converge-at-the-next-generation-oil-and-gas-pipeline-security-in-texas.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 Dec 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 will include methods of defense against threats such as attacks on supply infrastructure</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>ACI (Active Communications International) is holding the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/next-generation-oil-and-gas-pipeline-security.html" class="redbold">Next Generation Oil &amp; Gas Pipeline Security</a> conference February 17-19, 2015 in Houston, Texas. This conference is designed to provide a fully...TenCate Protective Fabrics provides its protective fabrics for firefighters’ uniforms in the Twente safety regionhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/tencate-protective-fabrics-provides-its-protective-fabrics-for-firefighters-uniforms-in-the-twente-safety-region.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/tencate-protective-fabrics-provides-its-protective-fabrics-for-firefighters-uniforms-in-the-twente-safety-region.htmlCompany NewsFri, 19 Dec 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>TenCate materials ensure light and breathable firefighters' uniform for fire brigades in the Twente safety region</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/tencate-protective-fabrics.html" class="redbold">TenCate Protective Fabrics</a> in Nijverdal (the Netherlands) has received an order for the supply of advanced protective fabrics for firefighters' uniforms for fire brigades in the Twente safety region, the Netherlands. These uniforms will be made by a partner of TenCate, the <a...E2S AlertAlarm D112 alarm horn sounder receives VdS approvalhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-alertalarm-d112-alarm-horn-sounder-receives-vds-approval.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-alertalarm-d112-alarm-horn-sounder-receives-vds-approval.htmlCompany NewsThu, 18 Dec 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>E2S D112 has maximum SPL of 119 dB(A) @ 1m at the nominal 24VDC fire alarm system operating voltage</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/e2s.html" class="redbold">E2S Warning Signals</a> has gained <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vds-schadenverh-tung-gmbh.html" class="redbold">VdS</a> approval and CPR compliance to directive 305/2011/EU for its AlertAlarm D112 alarm horn sounder by testing to EN54-3. It combines the field-proven electronics of its AlertAlarm A Series with a robust, corrosion...