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Spot Fires Before They Start: Thermal Imaging For High-Risk Sites

Waste management sites are particularly vulnerable to fires, with hundreds reported every year, just in the UK. The materials stored in a waste heap make them particularly risky environments. ‘Hot spot’ fires, as they’re called, can be caused by chemical waste, flammable items, or the heat caused by the natural breakdown of organic materials.  A blaze can start quickly and without warning, building into a major issue that can threaten lives and livelihoods. And not only...

Kentec Appoints New Head Of UK Sales

Kentec Electronics, a foremost manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has promoted Sammy Steel to the role of Head of UK Sales to further strengthen the company’s UK growth and footprint. In her new role, Sammy will lead, manage, and support the UK BDM sales team to achieve Kentec’s strategic sales plan. She will be working directly with installers, distributors, and end-users while strengthening the current UK customer base. A key part of the strategy includes focusing on b...

FlamePro Attains Contract By Capita To Provide Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) For The UK’s Ministry Of Defence

FlamePro, a renowned British manufacturing specialist of life safety garments and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for firefighters, has been awarded a £4 million contract by Capita, to provide its firefighting PPE for the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD), across the next decade. Firefighting PPE tender The competitive tender, part of Capita’s contract with the MOD, saw four different PPE providers bid for the contract, with FlamePro being appointed to provide its full ensem...

Fire Protection For Paper And Pulp Plants

There is a sense in some markets that the paper and pulp industry will decline owing to the digital technologies with which people interact every day. While this might be considered logical, the reality is completely different. In fact, the paper and pulp industry has experienced a steady growth and will continue to do so in 2021. Production of paper increased by more than 450% in the last decades and the demand of paperboard in the world is expected to grow significantly, driven by e-commerce...

Marioff And Rauma Marine Constructions To Deliver HI-FOG Fire Protection Systems To Finnish Navy

Marioff announced it has signed a contract with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) in Rauma, Finland, to deliver HI-FOG® high pressure water mist fire suppression systems to four new Pohjanmaa-class multipurpose corvettes, part of the Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2020 project. RMC, one of the foremost shipbuilding companies in Europe, is building the ships for the Finnish Navy. Marioff, a foremost developer of water mist fire protection technology, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, th...

NFPA Celebrates 125 Years Of Safety

  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and plans to commemorate the momentous milestone through a series of events and initiatives that reflect the steadfast commitment to fire, electrical, and life safety by the Association. Key to the celebration is the launch of a virtual 125th Anniversary Conference Series that replaces the traditional in-person 2021 NFPA Conference & Expo. The online conference series runs from M...

Hannay Reels Appoints Jim As New Design Engineer

Jim’s engineering background includes the development of gas turbine combustion systems, the design of testing equipment for gases and liquids, along with considerable manufacturing design work in areas such as packaging, molding, and shop floor automation. Jim is a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh and a volunteer fire fighter with the Coeymans New York Fire Department. One of his many hobbies is restoration of classic cars and trucks. Jim’s background and work experience will m...

Hannay Reels Promotes Ryan DeMuth As New Engineering Manager

Ryan DeMuth has been promoted to the position of Engineering Manager. Ryan has over 13 years’ experience at Hannay Reels as a Design Engineer and Senior Design Engineer. During his tenure here, Ryan has been responsible for a number of important new product development efforts. He has additionally taken the lead on designing and executing some very innovative improvements to our manufacturing processes. Ryan is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Insti...

EUSAS Conference Shows How Artificial Intelligence Can Support Or Optimize Fire Detection And Security

EUSAS recently organized a successful online European Conference on the topic ‘Artificial intelligence in fire detection and security – without the hype’. It showed once again the importance of technological development for an industry that endeavored to protect lives with particular relevance to the fire and security industry. The conference opened with a discussion on what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is. The general concepts as well as the history and starting blocks of AI...

Allegion UK Removes The Obscurity Behind Sheltered Housing Fire Standards

With new fire safety legislations demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explains why care home and sheltered housing associations must prioritize the maintenance of fire doors. The regulations and standards associated with fire safety and sheltered, assisted and social housing are, by necessity, robust. Yet, the responsibilities towards those standards, and subsequently, fire safety equipment such as fire doors, can often leave people vulner...

DroneResponders: Promoting Use Of Drones For Public Safety, Including Fire

Drone usage by public safety agencies is at its highest level to date, with nearly 4,000 agencies now having drones or drone programs. Leading the implementation of drones in law enforcement with 42%, followed by fire service at 37%, emergency management with 12%, and the remainder by other categories such as search-and-rescue and EMS. Some of the primary fire missions for drones are structural fires, wildfires, hazmat responses, fire forensic investigations, swift water rescues, floods, torna...

Lake Assault Boats Places Patrol Craft Into Service With The Superior, Wisconsin Police Department

Lake Assault Boats, a foremost manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific patrol, rescue, and fireboats, placed a 30-foot patrol craft into service with the Superior, Wisconsin Police Department. The vessel provides patrol and emergency response services on portions of Lake Superior, the largest of North America’s Great Lakes.   “We’re proud to have our hometown police department serve the region with help from this powerful patrol craft,” said Bob Beck, Lak...

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