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Security And Extinguishing Services Company Euralarm Celebrates Its 50th Founding Anniversary

Euralarm celebrates the day when, exactly 50 years ago, Ernst Meili founded the company. Starting with 24 companies from 12 countries and two national associations for fire safety, Euralarm developed into a European association that represents today over 5,000 companies, employing 700,000 people, within the fire safety, security, extinguishing and related services industry with an estimated revenue of € 67 billion. Safety And Security For almost 50 years Euralarm has been proactively cont...

Manufacturers Of Fire Detection Solutions Apollo Fire Detectors Celebrates 40 Years Of Business

Apollo Fire Detectors is celebrating 40 years of business success, having expanded from a 13-strong workforce operating out of small commercial units on the south coast of England to becoming one of the world's pioneering manufacturers of fire detection solutions for commercial and industrial applications, manufacturing more than 5 million detectors every year, and exporting directly to more than 100 countries around the world. New Products And Protocols Charles Lombard, Managing Director of A...

Lieutenant Jason Menard Recipient Of 2020 Ray Downey Courage And Valor Award

Lt. Jason Menard, a member of the Worcester (MA) Fire Department since 2010, is the recipient of the 2020 Ray Downey Courage & Valor Award posthumously. Menard succumbed to thermal injuries he sustained in a residential fire on November 13, 2019, after he had pushed fellow firefighter Christopher Pace to safety. The fire was on the second-floor of a three-story balloon-frame wood structure in Worcester. The initial report to dispatch was that a mother and her baby were trapped on the third...

rescue-tec GmbH & Co. KG Unveils Special Safety Product, Evacuation Bag In The Run-Up To INTERSCHUTZ 2020

To keep a clear overview even in the most serious emergencies, rescue-tec GmbH & Co. KG has now unveiled a special bag that ensures people can lay their hands on everything needed to ensure an orderly evacuation with the greatest of ease. Regular staff training Fortunately, it isn't every day that large buildings such as hotels, offices, hospitals and care homes need to be evacuated under extreme time pressure. Yet emergencies can occur anytime and anywhere. Regular staff training is ther...

Streamer Secures Power Lines In Indonesia With Its Line Lightning Protection Devices

Installation of a new type of LLPDs on the line in Indonesia has been completed in February 2020. Streamer and representatives of the Indonesian PLN power system will be testing the equipment for two years with the assistance of the friendly Bandung Institute in the name of professor Reynaldo Zoro and his team. This will result in open reports and presentations with the recommendations for use. The LLPD range has been intended for the voltage of 1 through 35 kV for a long time. Streamer held a...

Aico’s Revolutionary Ei1000G SmartLINK Gateway Provides The Hyde Group Solution-Focused Approach To Asset Management

The Hyde Group is utilizing Aico’s revolutionary Ei1000G SmartLINK Gateway to provide a solution-focused approach to asset management that assures the safety of their tenants. With over 50,000 homes across London, the south and south east of England, the Hyde Group is taking a proactive approach to the management of its housing stock. Hyde ensures that as many of its homes as possible are occupied, redeveloping those that are not, and improving the efficiency of operations through strateg...

Tracking Firefighting Trends Through Research and Data Analysis

Research is a Congressionally mandated mission of the U.S. Fire Administration, although their activities are limited by funding and staffing challenges. “A lot of what we do is work with other agencies and organizations that are conducting research,” says G. Keith Bryant, U.S. Fire Administrator. “We have the data to help them with their research.” Research partners include Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Na...

BAFE Issues Guidelines Relating To BS5306 Fire Extinguisher Exam Invigilation And Fire Extinguisher Technician Assessments

In view of the current situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), BAFE are issuing guidance relating to BS5306 fire extinguisher exam invigilation and fire extinguisher technician assessments. Any individual who has recently travelled to a Category 1 or Category 2* location or is showing signs of a medical condition that could be diagnosed as coronavirus should not attend their scheduled BS5306 exam. BS5306 fire extinguisher technician exams If any of the above information applies, please co...

FFE Announces Postponement Of FIREX International 2020 To September With Smooth Transition Of Bookings Through UBM

FIREX 2020 which was originally scheduled to be staged in May 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 8–10 September 2020. This decision has been made as a result of consultation with exhibitors and other stakeholders to determine the best outcome for all. This new date benefits all and provides the best possible platform for both exhibitors and visitors to do business. All exhibition bookings and visitor pre-registrations will be transferred automatically to the new dates and ther...

BAFSA One Day Free Seminar Receives A Good Response From Fire Security Enthusiasts

BAFSA one day, free to attend seminars are attracting record numbers. Working closely with host Fire & Rescue Services the dynamic programs, which have both regional and national relevance, are all delivered by BAFSA advisers, all fire sprinkler experts, Fire Officers, practitioners and end users. Seminars in February and March, in St Ives and Stone respectively sold out three weeks before the date of the event, and the third seminar of the year in Poole on 24th is expected to be full subsc...

ARTS Supports VdS Fire Protection Systems 2020 International Conference

The international conference of VdS experts on fire protection systems will be held in Bucharest. The event is organized by VdS Schadenverhutung GmbH in cooperation with the Romanian Facility Management Association (ROFMA) and is supported by Euralarm member ARTS (Romanian Association for Security Technique). Program topics For the event the following topics are on the program: Automatic fire protection systems from the point of view of fire brigades Sprinkler systems: new developments in...

CTM Fahrzeugbau Berlin GmbH Exhibits PIONIER Multifunctional Vehicle At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

CTM Fahrzeugbau Berlin GmbH (CTM/Creative Truck Manufacturing) is at INTERSCHUTZ 2020 to showcase PIONIER, a multifunctional vehicle that can overcome virtually any obstacle en route to its destination. INTERSCHUTZ 2020 Not all rescue operations take place in urban environments that are quick and easy to access thanks to faultless infrastructure. Sometimes, crew members have to make their way through somewhat difficult terrain to convey people and provisions or to transport materials, machines...

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