TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com https://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2017 Fire news Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT FIREX International and Autonomous FM add Nigel Owens MBE to 2017 June Keynote programmehttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firex-international-and-autonomous-fm-add-nigel-owens-mbe-to-2017-june-keynote-programme.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firex-international-and-autonomous-fm-add-nigel-owens-mbe-to-2017-june-keynote-programme.htmlEvents NewsFri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="35" height="52"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>This Inspirational Speaker Series gives visitors the opportunity to hear from leaders outside of the fire safety profession</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Following the announcement last month of FIREX International&rsquo;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&rsquo;s event. Nigel Owens MBE, acknowledged as the best referee in...GTT Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption Technology implemented by Edmonton Fire Rescue Servicehttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gtt-opticom-emergency-vehicle-preemption-technology-implemented-by-edmonton-fire-rescue-service.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/gtt-opticom-emergency-vehicle-preemption-technology-implemented-by-edmonton-fire-rescue-service.htmlCompany NewsThu, 25 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="40" height="57"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The GTT system provides priority to emergency vehicles at intersections enhancing operational safety and response times</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>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.</strong></p> <p><strong>Opticom Emergency...Secutech 2017 starts next generation security markets in Asiahttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/secutech-2017-starts-next-generation-security-markets-in-asia.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/secutech-2017-starts-next-generation-security-markets-in-asia.htmlEvents NewsThu, 25 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="45" height="52"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Secutech placed great emphasis on bringing together the intelligent solutions of various trending vertical markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>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 &ndash; 14 April 2017 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre. During the three-day show, 22,055 visitors from 75 countries and regions explored business collaboration with 372 exhibitors...Disaster & Emergency Management Summit 2017 to focus on mitigating natural disaster and manmade emergencieshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/contra-disaster-and-emergency-management-summit-2017-to-focus-on-mitigating-natural-disaster-and-manmade-emergencies.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/contra-disaster-and-emergency-management-summit-2017-to-focus-on-mitigating-natural-disaster-and-manmade-emergencies.htmlEvents NewsTue, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="137" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The event will enable knowledge sharing to develop strategic planning in disaster management</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>You can&rsquo;t do it alone, the constant terrorist attacks and natural disaster incidents can happen to anybody at anywhere. <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/equip-global-pte-ltd.html" class="redbold">Equip Global</a> is proud to present <a...TB Forum Safety & Security Technologies 2018 to focus on providing perimeter protection for airport facilitieshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/tb-forum-safety-and-security-technologies-2018-to-focus-on-providing-perimeter-protection-for-airport-facilities.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/tb-forum-safety-and-security-technologies-2018-to-focus-on-providing-perimeter-protection-for-airport-facilities.htmlEvents NewsMon, 22 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="165" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>TB Forum Safety &amp; Security Technologies 2018 will discuss challenges for perimeter security at airports</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>With security concerns intensifying, the security of flying increasingly depends on cross-industry and multi-stakeholder dialogues and&nbsp;collaboration&nbsp;to tackle new and shared vulnerabilities.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Airport security</strong><br /><br />Maintaining active surveillance, alerting security personnel to potential threats and long-range detection capabilities remain prevalent challenges for perimeter security...Apollo Fire Detectors installs SOTERIA range of fire detectors at The University of Hertfordshire to ensure fire safetyhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-installs-soteria-range-of-fire-detectors-at-the-university-of-hertfordshire-to-ensure-fire-safety.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-installs-soteria-range-of-fire-detectors-at-the-university-of-hertfordshire-to-ensure-fire-safety.htmlIndustry NewsMon, 22 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="164" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The fire detection system upgrade saw over 680 SOTERIA devices installed across the four buildings</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>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.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Advanced fire detection</strong><br /> <br /> The university&rsquo;s &lsquo;2020 Estates Vision&rsquo; is a...BlackBerry enhances capability of AtHoc cloud service to enable personnel accountabilityhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/blackberry-enhances-capability-of-athoc-cloud-service-to-enable-personnel-accountability.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/blackberry-enhances-capability-of-athoc-cloud-service-to-enable-personnel-accountability.htmlCompany NewsThu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="34" height="56"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>AtHoc Account automates personnel accountability and crisis communication processes</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>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...Blueproof wins first prize for innovation at Concours Lépine International Competition in Parishttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/blueproof-wins-first-prize-for-innovation-at-concours-l-pine-international-competition-in-paris.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/blueproof-wins-first-prize-for-innovation-at-concours-l-pine-international-competition-in-paris.htmlCompany NewsThu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="163" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Blueproof is made out of a high-tech copolymer smart material</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>British low pressure domestic mist system Blueproof has won the first prize for innovation at the prestigious Concours L&eacute;pine 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.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Blueproof...Pierce Manufacturing delivers Pierce Velocity pumpers and Pierce 100-foot aerial platform to Redmond Fire Departmenthttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-delivers-pierce-velocity-pumpers-and-pierce-100-foot-aerial-platform-to-redmond-fire-department.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-delivers-pierce-velocity-pumpers-and-pierce-100-foot-aerial-platform-to-redmond-fire-department.htmlIndustry NewsThu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="159" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The aerial platform offers a 50-mph wind rating, a five-inch waterway, and a wide and roomy platform basket</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing Inc.</a>, an <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, has placed two Pierce Velocity pumpers and a Pierce 100-foot aerial...Amthal Fire & Security deployed at St Michael’s Manor Hotelhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/amthal-fire-and-security-deployed-at-st-michael-s-manor-hotel.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/amthal-fire-and-security-deployed-at-st-michael-s-manor-hotel.htmlCompany NewsThu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="33" height="53"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Luxurious St Michael&rsquo;s Manor Hotel has security as a top priority for the safety of its staff and guests</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Amthal Fire &amp; Security is the supplier of choice at St Michael&rsquo;s Manor Hotel to offer total peace of mind to its staff and guests, with ongoing priority support services for the maintenance of a sophisticated fire alarm and detection system.</strong></p> <p>Luxurious St Michael&rsquo;s Manor Hotel, based close to the heart of St Albans, has security as a top...Apollo Fire Detectors to showcase SOTERIA range of addressable detectors at Fire Safety Scotland 2017https://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-to-showcase-soteria-range-of-addressable-detectors-at-fire-safety-scotland-2017.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-to-showcase-soteria-range-of-addressable-detectors-at-fire-safety-scotland-2017.htmlEvents NewsThu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="34" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>SOTERIA detectors improve detection, reduce false alarms, and deliver improved reliability</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Visitors to the first ever&nbsp;Fire Safety Scotland event being held at Glasgow&rsquo;s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on 3<sup>rd</sup> and 4<sup>th</sup> May 2017 will be able to experience the Apollo Fire Detectors innovative new SOTERIA range of addressable detectors at Stand FS8.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>SOTERIA...Apollo Fire Detectors to exhibit innovative fire detection products at FIREX International 2017https://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-to-exhibit-innovative-fire-detection-products-at-firex-international-2017.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-to-exhibit-innovative-fire-detection-products-at-firex-international-2017.htmlEvents NewsWed, 17 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="36" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>At FIREX International 2017, Apollo will introduce the new Apollo Test Set</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a>, specialists in the design and manufacture of high-quality fire detection products, is looking forward to its return to <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/events/firex-international-2017.html" class="redbold">FIREX International...Lake Assault showcases two fire and rescue boats at FDIC 2017https://www.thebigredguide.com/news/lake-assault-showcases-two-fire-and-rescue-boats-at-fdic-2017.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/lake-assault-showcases-two-fire-and-rescue-boats-at-fdic-2017.htmlEvents NewsWed, 17 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="53" height="56"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>On view will be Lake Assault&rsquo;s nimble 21-foot rescue boat and a 28-foot fireboat</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, is displaying two vessels at booth #9214 April 27-29 at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Exhibition in Indianapolis, Indiana. On view will be Lake Assault&rsquo;s nimble 21-foot rescue boat and a 28-foot fireboat that is capable of pumping 1500 gpm.</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;We engineer and manufacture purpose-built fire and emergency boats...Wessex Fire & Security appoints Jess Lutwyche as Managing Directorhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wessex-fire-and-security-appoints-jess-lutwyche-as-managing-director.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/wessex-fire-and-security-appoints-jess-lutwyche-as-managing-director.htmlCompany NewsWed, 17 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="164" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Jess has held various roles within Wessex Fire and Security, most recently as a Service Manager</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Wessex Fire &amp; Security has appointed Jess Lutwyche as its new Managing Director.</strong><br /> <br /> The company is part of the Dorset-based Wessex Group that Jess joined more than 10 years ago. Jess has held various roles within Wessex Fire and Security, most recently as a successful...Honeywell's Lyric Wi-Fi-enabled Thermostats part of opt-in demand response programmeshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-lyric-wi-fi-enabled-thermostats-part-of-opt-in-demand-response-programmes.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-lyric-wi-fi-enabled-thermostats-part-of-opt-in-demand-response-programmes.htmlCompany NewsWed, 17 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="46" height="49"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong> <p>Demand response programmes aid to avoid brownouts or blackouts during summer months</p> </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A provider of home comfort and security, Honeywell is giving consumers across the U.S. more ways to help manage their home energy use, maintain a lower carbon footprint, and create more sustainable and efficient communities.</strong></p> <p><strong>Opt-in demand response programme</strong></p> <p>Honeywell's full suite of Lyric Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats (Lyric Round, Lyric...Business Continuity & Emergency Response ME Forum 2017 focusses on resolving business continuity issues facing private sector organisationshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/business-continuity-and-emergency-response-me-forum-2017-focusses-on-resolving-business-continuity-issues-facing-private-sector-organisations.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/business-continuity-and-emergency-response-me-forum-2017-focusses-on-resolving-business-continuity-issues-facing-private-sector-organisations.htmlEvents NewsMon, 15 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="134" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The forum will bring together top business continuity and emergency response management leaders</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The world today is an interconnected, global economy, where virtually every aspect of an organisation's operation is vulnerable to disruption, and the risk and cost of disruption may extend well beyond mere financial. Business Continuity Management and Emergency...Advanced MxPro intelligent fire panels enhanced fire safety at Durham Cathedralhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-mxpro-intelligent-fire-panels-enhanced-fire-safety-at-durham-cathedral.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-mxpro-intelligent-fire-panels-enhanced-fire-safety-at-durham-cathedral.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 12 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="106" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The system comprises of two MxPro 5 panels, linked by fault-tolerant network cards</strong><br /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Durham Cathedral, the 1,000-year-old World Heritage Site and one of Britain&rsquo;s most visited buildings, is now protected by intelligent fire panels from Advanced.</strong><br /> <br /> Founded in 1093 and the final resting place of St Cuthbert, Durham Cathedral remains the seat of the Bishop of Durham, the fourth most...Firefighters run in support of Veterans In Action Charityhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firefighters-run-in-support-of-veterans-in-action-charity.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/firefighters-run-in-support-of-veterans-in-action-charity.htmlIndustry NewsThu, 11 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="120" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>All the money raised during the run will go to military veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>On Tuesday 30<sup>th</sup> May, 2017, firefighter Terrance Gregg who is based at York fire station and Watch Manager Justin Rowe who is based at Malton fire station will set off from York fire station and run 296 miles, to North Devon, over a number of days.<br /> <br /> They...VPS Site Security introduces VPS FireAlert Wes+ wireless emergency system to boost construction site securityhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vps-site-security-introduces-vps-firealert-wes-wireless-emergency-system-to-boost-construction-site-security.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vps-site-security-introduces-vps-firealert-wes-wireless-emergency-system-to-boost-construction-site-security.htmlCompany NewsThu, 11 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="160" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The VPS FireAlert Wes+ solution is certified to the European EN54 standard for fire alarms</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Construction site protection experts, <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vps-site-security-ltd.html" class="redbold">VPS Site Security</a>, have added a wireless emergency system (WES) early warning fire safety and evacuation network to their range of specialist rental products and services.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Enhanced fire safety<br /> <br />...Milipol Asia-Pacific 2017 focusses on strengthening homeland security while experiencing record-breaking attendancehttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/milipol-asia-pacific-2017-focusses-on-strengthening-homeland-security-while-experiencing-record-breaking-attendance.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/milipol-asia-pacific-2017-focusses-on-strengthening-homeland-security-while-experiencing-record-breaking-attendance.htmlEvents NewsWed, 10 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="51" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>A line-up of 30 speakers gave presentations on the three crucial areas pertaining to national security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Presented by Comexposium Singapore, the seventh edition of Asia-Pacific&rsquo;s largest homeland security exhibition and conference, Milipol Asia-Pacific 2017, was recently held in Singapore at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre from 4<sup>th</sup> &ndash; 6<sup>th</sup> April, 2017.<br /> <br /> <strong>Ensuring public safety</strong><br /> <br /> Minister for Home...