Fire Industry News for July 2016

Securexpo East Africa 2016 for commercial and homeland security market expected to double in size

Securex is expected to attract 70 local and international exhibitors and 2,500 trade visitors Securexpo East Africa, Kenya’s primary exhibition for the commercial and homeland security market, it set to grow significantly. The exhibition and conference will take place from the 8-10 November at the Visa Oshwal Centre and has already substantially increased in size compared to the previous edition. Rise in demand The exhibition in November is expected to attract 70 local...

Evolution celebrates 20 years in the fire and security business

Evolution was one of the early adopters of digital CCTV technology Evolution, the nationwide fire and security company, celebrated its 20th year in business with a party for staff on board a New Orleans Paddle Steamer during the Henley Music Festival in July. Early digital CCTV adopter The company, which took on its first employee in October 1996, was one of the early adopters of digital CCTV technology and its first major project was upgrading the CCTV control room at Cana...

Apollo's new intelligent auto-aligning beam detector detects smoke in large open areas

The new Intelligent Beam Detector is compatible with CoreProtocol, the new Apollo digital communication protocol Apollo Fire Detectors is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Intelligent Auto-Aligning Beam Detector, designed for detecting smoke in large open areas such as warehouses, churches and sports centres. Compatible with CoreProtocol The new Intelligent Beam Detector is compatible with CoreProtocol®, the new Apollo digital communication protocol. A...

Mass Gatherings & Disaster Management Conference to be held August 2016 in Riyadh

Mass Gatherings and Disaster Management KSA provides a platform for regional and international leaders to join to strengthen their resilience  In partnership with the Ministry of Health, Saudi Society for Emergency Medicine (SASEM) and the Global Centre for Mass Gatherings Medicine, Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh will play host to the inaugural Mass Gatherings & Disaster Management Conference, August 15-16 2016, it has been announced. Excellent speaker line-up Deve...

Gent VigInSite software-based tool identifies age of fire detection system components

VigInSite has been developed in direct response to the Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) 2014 Gent by Honeywell has announced the introduction of VigInSite, a powerful software based tool that can be used to quickly identify the age of the various components of a fire detection system. An industry first, VigInSite helps ensure that safety levels are maximised, while allowing end users to actively schedule and budget for maintenance activities. Warning of poor mainte...

Chubb enhances customer service through an online account service - ChubbmySite

ChubbmySite includes invoice and statement management Chubb Fire & Security Limited is further enhancing its customer service capabilities through ChubbmySite, a new online account service, which enables UK-based customers to coordinate their fire and security maintenance contracts through one simple, secure and integrated portal. Chubb, a provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United...

Knauf Rocksilk FireTech Slab upgrades fire performance of a basement car park in Ireland

Knauf Insulation’s Rocksilk FireTech Slab is a high density, resilient and non-combustible rock mineral wool slab The lightweight and slim construction of Knauf Insulation’s Rocksilk® FireTech Slab has led SIG plc to specify 4,500m2 of the insulation, to upgrade the fire performance of a basement car park in Ireland. Effective and user-friendly The two-storey car park in Dublin is constructed of steel beams and columns, which includes an innovative car lifti...

Ballyclare sponsors young firefighters for their trip to national Hungarian fire cadet competition

The team members will take part in the sort of firefighting drills and relay challenges which they practice on a regular basis in Wednesbury A group of young fire-fighter cadets will be carrying the hopes of a UK work wear manufacturer with them when they take part in an international competition in Hungary. The 10-strong team from the Wednesbury Young Fire-fighters Association (YFA) have been sponsored by Stockport-based Ballyclare Limited for their trip to the city of Szomba...

Hi-line Atacama modular air dryers extended to incorporate third filtration tower

The new feature ensures full compliance with BS EN 12021 standard  The successful Atacama range of modular air dryers manufactured by Hi-line Industries Ltd has been extended to incorporate a third filtration tower. This feature ensures full compliance with BS EN 12021 standard ‘Respiratory equipment – Compressed gasses for breathing apparatus’. This is currently the only standard to indicate contaminant levels for breathing air both in the UK and EU. S...

Chubb receives two gold awards for occupational health and safety

Mark Redding, head of EH&S, Chubb Fire & Security and Chubb Systems accepted the awards on behalf of the organisation Chubb Systems has received a Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the fourth consecutive year, while Chubb Fire & Security received the Gold Award for the first time, following its Silver Award in 2015. RoSPA Gold Award winners are recognised for achieving a high level of performance while demon...

E2S Warning Signals now a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

NFPA delivers information and knowledge through over 300 consensus codes and standards E2S Warning Signals is now a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). E2S has a dedicated sales support & distribution facility in Houston, TX to serve the North American market, designs and manufactures hi-performance signalling equipment that features in world class projects. Amongst its extensive globally certified product portfolio, E2S offers UL and cULs approved H...

Indianapolis Fire Department purchases seven custom fire apparatus from Pierce

Five Saber pumpers and two Arrow XT heavy-duty ladders join growing Pierce fleet Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed five Pierce® Saber® pumpers and two Pierce Arrow XT™ 75-foot heavy-duty aerial ladders into service with the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) in Indianapolis, Ind. The seven apparatus join 40 Pierce custom apparatus now serving at IFD. Repeat purchases reflect confidence “We are very proud that IFD has purcha...

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