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Frequentis 3020 Lifex™ Secures Hamburg Fire And Police Control Centers

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, after Berlin, and home to approximately 1.8 million inhabitants, with its metropolitan region home to over five million. More than one million incoming calls must be handled by the control centers of fire services and police. The control room renewal project (in German Projekt ERneuerung LEitstellen - PERLE) will provide the two emergency services with a modern technical control room solution, in order to meet the organizations current and future re...

FireArrest Announces The Release Of Its New Passive Fire Protection Software Application, FireArrest App

FireArrest has announced that it has official launched a new passive fire protection software application. This new innovative passive fire protection app, available to download on Android and iPhone devices, is set to take the fire safety industry by storm. FireArrest App Not only is this passive fire protection app intuitive, but it’s modern design and competitive price point make it the perfect solution for anyone looking to ensure that their premises are compliant with all fire safet...

Advanced Issues Coronavirus Update On Its Current Position And Impact On The Business

Further to Advanced's previous coronavirus communication, they wanted to update on the current position. Throughout this time, the company remains focused on two key aspects: the health and welfare of the company’s staff and the ability to continue to support the customers and maintain supply. normal levels of customer service Staff who are able to work from home are doing so wherever possible. Customers can continue to reach the usual Advanced contacts by phone and email. Advanced&rsquo...

Advanced's Technical Support Manager Gives His Insight Into The Diagnostic Features Of Fire Panels

Fire detection and alarm systems are increasingly complex and sophisticated, benefiting from cutting-edge digital technology. As a fire alarm engineer installing, servicing and/or commissioning such technology, it can be hard to keep on top of your electrical skills and the latest regulations / local installation standards, let alone the many different panels’ features. Any given day could see the typical fire engineer conducting a wide range of differing tasks – from diagnosing and...

Protecting Lives And Property With Sprinkler Systems

The long-awaited announcement by the government to ensure sprinkler systems are mandatory in all new high-rise blocks over 11 meters tall has been welcomed by all. However, what happens next - and how quickly - is crucial for all concerned. The UK government recently announced an amendment to the statutory guidance to building safety regulations, known as Approved Document B, reducing the requirement for sprinkler systems from the current 30 meters to 11 meters in high-rise buildings. New laws...

Why Fire Safety Must Be A Priority When Reopening Businesses

With many businesses and facilities re-opening sites following the Coronavirus lockdown, fire safety may not seem high on the list to other worries and responsibilities. But here, Mandy Bowden, Fire Business Development Manager at Comelit Group UK, led by fire industry bodies, demonstrates why it must be a priority, ensuring installation of systems is guided by best practice in accordance with the development, and fire safety measures are maintained and regularly tested to ensure compliance. Fi...

Allison Delivers Fire Trucks With 4000 Series™ Fully-Automatic Transmissions To The U.S. Army Fleet In Germany

The U.S. Army in Germany recently added eight Scania structural pumper P410 B4x4HZ trucks with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions to its fire fleet. The vehicles, featuring the new CP 31 Crew Cab, are powered by a 302 kW (410 hp) diesel engine combined with an Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. They will be stationed at different locations across Germany. The U.S. Army has procured this vehicle configuration for the last 10 years,...

International Association Of Fire Chiefs Asks For Exception To Enable Volunteer Fire Departments To Receive EIDL Funds

Volunteer fire departments are ineligible to obtain funds from the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) program because of their dependence on bingo games and raffles for fundraising. With the COVID-19 crisis destroying the ability of volunteer departments to raise funds, access to the EIDL program could provide needed assistance during a time of economic crisis. Under current rules, the assistance is unavailable. Economic Injury Disaster Loans program As the U.S. Small Business Administrati...

China Emergency And Fire Exhibition (CEFE) 2020 By INTERSCHUTZ Announces Event Postponed By A Year Due To COVID-19

The premiere of CEFE powered by INTERSCHUTZ attracted numerous visitors in Shanghai in 2019. Now the international trade fair was scheduled to kick off with its second edition from 9 to 11 December 2020. The situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic is such that the platform for fire brigades, rescue services, civil protection and safety/security will not be back for exhibitors and visitors until a year later. The exact date for the event at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (S...

Nittan Europe Managing Director Addresses Their Customers And Partners In A New Press Statement

Nittan Europe’s Managing Director Yoshiaki Kadokura makes the following statement regarding the company’s functioning during these difficult times: “We are experiencing an unprecedented crisis with the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, and there remain many uncertainties as to how the situation may develop in the near future." "Our thoughts and hearts go to everyone affected by this outbreak, and we greatly appreciate the healthcare workers and all who are on the front line, wor...

Notifier Congratulates Senseco Systems As They Become Gold Partners

Notifier sent congratulations to Senseco Systems, a long standing Notifier ESD in the South East, who have joined the elite club of Notifier Gold Partners. Mick also presented Lee Thompson, Head of Sales and Marketing at Senseco, with a celebration cake, which was very well received by all the staff who were in the office.

Advanced Offers Their Customers Redundant Control Systems For Complete Peace Of Mind

Any loss of fire protection through equipment failure can have financial, technical and reputational consequences. However, the problem is heightened in high-risk and complex sites, where any form of system downtime can severely compromise safety, contravene regulations and lead to major losses of money, time and confidence in the fire system. In these settings, a redundant fire system is the only real option to achieve an acceptable level of protection and business continuity. However, not all...

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