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Holamtro launches new 5000 series spreaders

The most important factor in the development of this series was weight reduction Lighter than ever and no concessions on performance: Holmatro introduces its new 5000 series spreaders. The most important factor in the development of this series was weight reduction, without compromising spreading force and spreading distance. This has been achieved through a combination of new materials, component integration and innovative design. The result? Five new spreaders with an outsta...

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...

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

FDIC 2011 in pictures

FDIC is the largest fire rescue and training conference and exhibition and this year saw the largest audience of the event to date. With over 28,700 registered attendees, the FDIC 2011 was buzzing with industry professionals viewing the latest innovations, equipment, and fire apparatus in the industry.  TheBigRedGuide.com was at show to capture some of this year's highlights. See the album with captions  

Holmatro improves handle rescue tool with 4 LED lights and double light capacity

Holmatro’s new carrying handle is also available as a separate item to upgrade existing tools in the market Holmatro 4000-series cutters, spreaders and combi tools are standard equipped with the new carrying handle.In its new carrying handle design Holmatro has doubled the light capacity for improved visibility.Back in 2005, Holmatro introduced the first rescue tool carrying handles with integrated LED lighting. This prevented rescuers from having to work in their ow...

Non profit agencies receive furniture donated by FEMA

Non profit agencies will benefit in infrastructure makeup through the furniture assistance provided by FEMA Furinture donated to seven non profit agencies will be used by needy people who have suffered in a disaster.The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Louisiana Recovery Office donated furniture to the first of seven nonprofits, Calcasieu Unmet Needs Committee at FEMA's Sherwood Staging facility in Baton Rouge. The Calcasieu Unmet Needs Committee and the other six nonprof...

Plan and prepare against extreme cold and winter storms urges FEMA

Places become desolate and hard enough to travel after winter storms making navigating directions difficult The National Weather Service refers to winter storms as the "Deceptive Killers" because most deaths are indirectly related to the storm. While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their lives. That could mean snow or subfr...

New CSB safety message urges action against natural gas blows across all states

CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso  has connoted 'gas blow' as a very dangerous and fatal activity CSB is issuing letters to the other 49 states warning of the hazards associated with gas blows and urging state officials to enact any necessary changes in this regard. U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso today called for a ban on the practice of cleaning out debris from gas piping using pressurized natural gas. In a video safety message relea...

Lightning risks can be warded off through fire safety education

Lightning Protection Institute provides resources and education on safety tips regarding havoc caused by lightning A professionally-installed lightning protection system offers a practical solution for homeowners who don't want to take a chance with lightning. The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) are teaming up to remind fire professionals about the importance of promoting education to help homeowners reduce their risks against lightnin...

Wildfires create havoc at Sarov nuclear base

Heavy smog in Kriusha, Ryazan, 155 miles south of Moscow   Emergency action is reported to have 'stabilized' the situation at Sarov, the now-closed town where first Soviet nuclear bomb was built. Forest and peat fires have killed at least 52 people, made more than 4,000 homeless, diverted many flights and pushed air pollution in Moscow to six times its normal level. Russia's Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu has warned that wildfires raging in the west of the...

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