Fire Industry News for May 2017

Fire Industry Association (FIA) releases surprising Market Conditions Survey results revealing latest fire industry trends

The last 6 months there have been a lot of changes in both the political and economic stratosphere The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has released the results of the Market Conditions Survey, Wave 8. This survey is a snapshot of the current trends within the fire industry nationwide. Each Wave is conducted every 6 months. Wave 8 reveals the impact of the changes in the political landscape within the last 6 months, the trends within the market, as well as other emerging issues...

Skyscrapers India Summit 2017 to focus on regulatory measures and specific building codes for high-rise structures

Skyscrapers India Summit 2017 will feature practical solutions for protecting high-rise buildings Skyscrapers India Summit 2017 will be hosted by Equip Global from 12-15 September 2017, in Mumbai, India.Regulatory measures and specific building codesIndia is set to be the next big home for the tallest skyscrapers in the world, with the Indian government beginning to focus on regulatory measures and specific building codes for the high-rise structures. For instances, the upcomi...

Sepura launches SC21 high-performance smart TETRA hand-held radio at Critical Communications World 2017

SC21 hand-held radio allows users to continue communicating in areas where other radios lose reception Sepura has unveiled the SC21 next-generation, high-performance small smart TETRA hand-held radio at Critical Communications World (CCW) 2017, Hong Kong. Class 3 RF transmission Featuring a wide range of functionality inherited from the ground-breaking SC20 hand-portable, the SC21 is small and lightweight, yet delivers class-leading performance. With a powerful TETRA engine...

Disaster & Emergency Management Summit 2017 to focus on mitigating natural disaster and manmade emergencies

The event will enable knowledge sharing to develop strategic planning in disaster management You can’t do it alone, the constant terrorist attacks and natural disaster incidents can happen to anybody at anywhere. Equip Global is proud to present Disaster & Emergency Management Summit 2017, which will focus on bringing you case studies on recent natural disaster and manmade emergencies. Visitors can expect to hear from governmental agencies, disaster management author...

GTT Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption Technology implemented by Edmonton Fire Rescue Service

The GTT system provides priority to emergency vehicles at intersections enhancing operational safety and response times Global Traffic Technologies Canada, Inc. (GTT) has contracted with Edmonton Fire Rescue Service in Alberta, Canada for the implementation of the GPS-based Opticom traffic preemption solution. The Opticom system works alongside intersection controllers to help ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections rapidly and safely. Opticom Emergency Vehic...

FIREX International and Autonomous FM add Nigel Owens MBE to 2017 June Keynote programme

This Inspirational Speaker Series gives visitors the opportunity to hear from leaders outside of the fire safety profession Following the announcement last month of FIREX International’s best ever keynotes; rock star physicist Professor Brian Cox OBE; double Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes; and Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston OBE, FIREX International and Autonomous FM are thrilled to reveal a fourth inspirational speaker for this year’s event. Nigel O...

Secutech 2017 starts next generation security markets in Asia

Secutech placed great emphasis on bringing together the intelligent solutions of various trending vertical markets Secutech concluded its 20th anniversary on a positive note, proving once again to be an important platform for suppliers and buyers to stay at the forefront of the global safety and security market. The show was held from 12 – 14 April 2017 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre. During the three-day show, 22,055 visitors from 75 countries and regions...

TB Forum Safety & Security Technologies 2018 to focus on providing perimeter protection for airport facilities

TB Forum Safety & Security Technologies 2018 will discuss challenges for perimeter security at airports With security concerns intensifying, the security of flying increasingly depends on cross-industry and multi-stakeholder dialogues and collaboration to tackle new and shared vulnerabilities.Airport securityMaintaining active surveillance, alerting security personnel to potential threats and long-range detection capabilities remain prevalent challenges for perim...

Apollo Fire Detectors installs SOTERIA range of fire detectors at The University of Hertfordshire to ensure fire safety

The fire detection system upgrade saw over 680 SOTERIA devices installed across the four buildings Apollo Fire Detectors announced the installation of its innovative SOTERIA range of detectors at The University of Hertfordshire, a modern education establishment based in Hatfield which is home to over 25,000 staff and students. Advanced fire detection The university’s ‘2020 Estates Vision’ is a detailed plan which sets out an ongoing maintenance and improvem...

BlackBerry enhances capability of AtHoc cloud service to enable personnel accountability

AtHoc Account automates personnel accountability and crisis communication processes BlackBerry Limited is expanding the capability of its industry-leading crisis communication software to enable government agencies and large organisations to account for their people in real-time. AtHoc Account automates personnel accountability and crisis communication processes by providing safety and availability status updates of people before, during and after an event – ultimate...

Blueproof wins first prize for innovation at Concours Lépine International Competition in Paris

Blueproof is made out of a high-tech copolymer smart material British low pressure domestic mist system Blueproof has won the first prize for innovation at the prestigious Concours Lépine International Competition in Paris. This annual competition, which has been running for 116 years, honours the finest inventions from all over the world; in 2017, there were more than 2000 applications. Blueproof low-pressure mist system Blueproof won the first prize from the Pr&eacu...

Pierce Manufacturing delivers Pierce Velocity pumpers and Pierce 100-foot aerial platform to Redmond Fire Department

The aerial platform offers a 50-mph wind rating, a five-inch waterway, and a wide and roomy platform basket Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed two Pierce Velocity pumpers and a Pierce 100-foot aerial platform into service with the Redmond Fire Department located in Redmond, Washington. Following the department’s ‘push in’ ceremony, Redmond Fire Department’s fleet is 100% Pierce apparatus. Fire suppression and emergenc...

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