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AFAC Conference And Fair Powered By INTERSCHUTZ Postponed To August 2021

It is with deep regret that the organizers of the Australian AFAC declared that the 2020 edition of the conference and fair on protection and rescue has been postponed. This is due to the conditions and restrictions caused by the current COVID 19 pandemic. The AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ, scheduled for August, will now be held one year later - from August 17 to 20, 2021, in Sydney at the International Convention Center (ICC). AFAC had chosen Adelaide as a venue in southern Australia. The AFAC o...

Angloco Marks Rapid Growth And Aims To Double The Business Profits By The End Of 2020

The UK’s oldest manufacturer of fire vehicles – based in Batley – is readying itself for the biggest recruitment drive in its 54-year history, as the team prepares for its largest ever period of growth. Established in 1965, fire fighting and rescue vehicle specialist Angloco has already doubled production levels in the last 18 months, which sees 2017-18 turnover of £13m look set to rocket to £25m by the end of 2020. Water tender appliances But with the uplift sho...

ZIEGLER Introduces Z-Control Glove-Friendly, Waterproof Vehicle User Interface

Due to the rapid spread of coronavirus, the world's trade fair INTERSCHUTZ has been postponed to 2021. The motto, “#whateverthechallenge”, that has been proclaimed for this event however still remains as guiding principle for ZIEGLER. The company now presents the latest innovations in the context of the “Innovation Rollout 2020”. User interface operating concept After the ALPAS of the latest generation has been introduced to the market, the rollout now continues with t...

Aico Set To Participate In The National 2.6 Challenge To Raise Funds For The Movement Center

With the current pandemic resulting in the cancellation of thousands of fundraising events, charities all over the UK are struggling and need help more than ever. In a bid to help raise vital funds for local charity The Movement Centre, Aico has joined the UK wide 2.6 Challenge. In place of the London marathon, the 2.6 Challenge commenced on Sunday 26th April 2020 and the challenges can consist of any activity to suit all ages and abilities. The team at Aico have gotten stuck in with a variety...

Cottenham Firefighter Roger Pake Rallies Local Community To Donate N-95 Face Masks To Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

A Cottenham based firefighter rallies his local community to donate face masks to a hospice charity. Crew Commander Roger Pake raised more than £2,000 to cover the cost of 700 N95 masks for staff at Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridge. Roger said, “I saw the plea from the charity on Facebook and felt I could help. I know people that have family members looked after by the hospice, plus my wife works there so I am fully aware of the great work they do. This is why I was very keen to do...

Rosenbauer IGNIS3D Infrared Camera Gets VdS Certification

Independent institute for corporate safety in Europe, VdS Schadensverhütung GmbH, has awarded its seal of approval to the IGNIS3D infrared camera unit.  m-u-t GmbH, a company in the field of photonics and part of the Nynomic Group, in collaboration with the manufacturer of fire fighting technology, Rosenbauer International AG, have thus achieved a further goal of their strategic partnership.  early fire detection with infrared camera Following the development and subsequent mar...

IEP Technologies Assists The Dairy Industry By Giving Whey Protein Dryer Explosion Protection

When a prominent U.S. manufacturer of processing equipment for the dairy industries had concerns about mitigating the consequences of dust explosions for a recent project, they turned to IEP Technologies for assistance with specifying the optimum explosion protection system solution for their customer – a Toll Manufacturer of dried whey protein products. The process equipment manufacturer had previously collaborated with IEP on various projects in Europe, however this was the first opport...

Suffolk County Council Appeals Businesses To Donate Any Unused PPE’s To Help Health Workers Tackle COVID19

An appeal has been launched by Suffolk County Council for businesses in the county to donate any unused Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure our critical front-line staff working in care homes, children's homes and people’s own homes can continue to give care and support to Suffolk's most vulnerable residents. The council specifically needs: Fluid repellent face masks Nitrile non powdered disposable gloves Disposable aprons Disposable eye protection/splash goggles Sanitize...

Norfolk Fire And Rescue Services Work With EEAST To Identify Ways Fire Service Staff Can Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

Norfolk’s Chief Fire Officer and his team are working with colleagues at The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) to identify ways fire service staff can support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. This morning, the National Fire Chiefs Council published a national agreement following discussions with Fire and Rescue Services and the Fire Brigades Union. It paves for the way for the local discussions to identify areas where Norfolk’s firefighters and other staff can best s...

FIA Updates On Fire Safety Professionals And 'Key Worker' Status

Recently, James Brokenshire, Minister of State for Security at the Home Office stated, “Security and fire safety personnel can play a vital role at this time of national challenge. People working in these sectors who are essential to national infrastructure are ‘key workers’ for the purposes of the Government’s guidance on COVID-19.”  While the Fire Industry Association is continually seeking further clarification from the Government on the issue, Ian Moore, C...

Abtech Safety Adheres To The Government’s Advice And Closes Their Deeside Site During COVID-19 Pandemic

At Abtech Safety, they are closely monitoring the daily situation with COVID-19 and following Government advice. Abtech Safety has taken the decision to close their Deeside site for 2 weeks from FRIDAY 3rd APRIL and reopen on MONDAY 20th APRIL. During this time, they will not be shipping orders, but staff will still be answering emails from home. harnesses and lanyards Their factory in Darwen is continuing to manufacture with skeleton staff. They will be able to process your orders and still d...

Deutsche Messe Postpones INTERSCHUTZ By One Year Due To The Outbreak Of COVID-19

INTERSCHUTZ, which was scheduled for June 2020, will be postponed by one year. This is the mutual decision of the organizers and partners of the trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security. The reason is the coronavirus, which directly affects both exhibitors and visitors of INTERSCHUTZ and requires them to be available for duty at other locations. INTERSCHUTZ will now take place from 14 to 19 June 2021 in Hannover. About three months before the actual start o...

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