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Optimize Your Firefighter Training Program

Want to know an easy way to judge the quality of a fire department? Look at how much they train. Career, volunteer or combination, fire departments become successful through training. Yet all training is not equal. Focus too much on hands-on training (HOT) and you could be missing important legal and compliance updates. Lean heavily on web-based training and you may fail to identify shortcomings in skills proficiencies. Keep students confined to a classroom and you may lose their interest quick...

Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit to attract ministries of Somalia, Jordan, and Eritrea

The event to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries The Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit, organised by IRN on 23rd-24th February in Dubai will gather Government Officials and senior executives from international and national oil companies to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries. Government officials from the Ministry of Petroleum of Somalia, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan, the Ministry of Min...

Albania Oil, Gas and Energy 2015 Summit to assess developments of its energy sector

The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards Over the past year, Albania has made significant progress in establishing itself as a credible, multi-party democracy and investment-friendly economy. The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards. In fact, in the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business Report launched last week, and Albania rose for the first time i...

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 to be the biggest event for fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue and security

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 generally attracts around 1,300 exhibitors from more than 40 countries Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Minister of the Interior, praised the commitment of the many volunteers working with Germany’s technical civil defense organisation, the voluntary fire service and other relief organisations. According to de Maizière, who is also serving as the patron of INTERSCHUTZ 2015 in Hannover, approx. 1.7 million volunteers form the backbone of Germany&...

Vimpex supplies UK’s MOE armed response units and public order teams with portable hydraulic cutting tools

Vimpex also supply handheld Thermal Imaging cameras to aid police in the detection of cannabis farms Cannabis growers have no escape from Ogura’s Battery Powered Hydraulic Cutting Tools. The tools were put to good use during a recent raid on a cannabis farm by one of Vimpex’s police customers. Vimpex has supplied numerous kits to the UK’s MOE (Method of Entry) armed response units and public order teams, where they are frequently used for forced entry, protes...

Holmatro introduces new V-Strut for safe car stabilization

Holmatro's V-Strut is designed to help rescue workers stabilize any type of car quickly after a road traffic accident The Holmatro V-Strut is specially designed to help rescue workers stabilize any type of car quickly, easily and safely after a road traffic accident. Incorporating an integrated head, non-slip base plate and tensioning belt with a hook and ratchet mechanism, this lightweight, all-in-one tool is ready for immediate use at a rescue scene. Fast and easy set-up W...

Ziamtic introduces new QM-ET-V vertical extrication tool holder

QM-ET-V is ideal for hanging cutters and combination tools on the doors or walls of an appartus compartment Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) introduces a new addition to their line of extrication tool mounting solutions: the Vertical Extrication Tool Holder, QM-ET-V. Ideal for hanging cutters, spreaders, and combination tools on the doors or walls of an apparatus compartment. This holder consists of three heavy-duty aluminum components--one hanging cradle and two curved tip brackets, wh...

Ziamatic Corp introduces Model QM-ET-H3, extrication tool holder

Zico's Model QM-ET-H3 is ideal for mounting of cutters, spreaders and combis Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) introduces Model QM-ET-H3, designed for the horizontal mounting of cutters, spreaders, and combis with grip handles that wrap completely around the tool body. Holder consists of four heavy-duty aluminum components--one cradle, one strap bracket, and two tip Brackets. These components can be configured in a variety of ways to best accommodate your specific tool. Mounts to nearly...

Vimpex’s Martin Jones saves driver's life with Ogura BC-300 Combi Tool after motorway accident

Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service also had their own Ogura BC-300 Combi-Tool An Ogura BC-300 Combi-Tool was recently put to good use by Vimpex’s Martin Jones during an incident on the M1 motorway in England on Friday 28th July, 2012. Caught in a tailback caused by a 7.5 tonne truck turning over during Friday rush hour, Martin soon realised that in the absence of the emergency services, members of the public were unsuccessfully trying to allow access to the driv...

Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue wins World Extrication Challenge with assistance from Vimpex

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Extrication Team  Realistic crash situations were created with vehicles and casualties. The teams had to rescue the trapped casualties safely and were awarded points on their performance.Makita Rescue Tools from Vimpex have helped Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue to be crowned champions at the recent World Extrication Challenge held in New Zealand.Teams from all over the world competed in three challenging extrication scenarios. Reali...

Fire Rescue International 2011 witness vehicle capabilities of Pierce Manufacturing

Pierce Dash CF apparatus headlines a display at Fire Rescue International that includes nine Pierce vehicles Visitors to the Pierce booth experienced the NFFF Full Throttle Support 3 program, featuring a sweepstakes for the chance to win a custom one-of-a-kind Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle and the opportunity to donate to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation Company , displayed nine fire and rescue vehicles at the...

FIREX 2011 in pictures

TheBigRedGuide.com was at FIREX 2011 this year to check out the latest offerings in the fire industry: See the album with captions

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