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ZIEGLER wins four iF DESIGN AWARDS 2021

ZIEGLER has won this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD and is thus one of the award winners of the world renowned design prize. The products Z-Class, Z-Cab AiR, Z-Turret and ALPAS were awarded in the discipline Product and the category Automobiles/vehicles.…

TSI Advanced Foam Firefighting School: 28 September – 1 October 2021

Training Specialties, Inc. has announced exciting news with their first Advanced Foam Firefighting School being hosted at the TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field at the Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. This school promises to afford attendees unique classroom…

E2S M series upgraded alarm horn sounders in IP66/67 Type 4/4X/13 enclosures

E2S Warning Signals, global leader in audible and visual notification devices, has introduced the next generation of its M range industrial alarm horn sounders. The new MA1F and the MA2F employ the enclosure and mounting as previous MA112 and MA121…

New ClamBell brings innovation and good looks to fire alarm bells

Vimpex’s new ClamBell is an innovative, UK-manufactured, fire-alarm bell with a unique hinged design that swings shut after installation, which means it’s quick to install, aesthetically pleasing and reassuringly reliable – setting it apart from other fire alarm bells on…

MDM & GESA partner to promote quality Emergency Services around the world

GESA to write a recurring column on the challenges and opportunities faced by Emergency Services practitioners in emerging markets for the MDM community. GESA is pleased to announce a new partnership with a leading publisher in the fire and safety…

Pillow Talk! C-TEC launches new vibrating pillow pad alarm

Designed to warn the hearing impaired of a potential fire alarm or evacuation alert condition, the BF320 vibrates and pulses on and off when triggered as per the requirements of BS 5446-3. Featuring a wide 10-30V DC voltage range, the…

What the future of the fire-engineering sector looks like

As the population constantly grows, so does the need to commission new housing projects. Despite advancements in firefighting technology, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported over 400,000 structure fires in the year 2019, which caused about 12 billion dollars…

Take an active approach to passive fire protection with Sika

Leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika Limited is helping specifiers contain and control the spread of fire with its high-performance passive fire-protection products for linear and penetration seals. Sika’s passive fire-protection range has been specifically developed to restore the fire resistance…

Foam Exposure Committee: the never-ending problems of Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF)

A total of 2,337 sites in the US have been identified with PFAS contamination. Testing will reveal far more.1 There are 704 military sites in the US that contain PFAS, ‘a number that continues to rise’.2 Fire departments and military…

Edwards announces strategic agreement with ADRF to resell Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems

Edwards has announced a strategic agreement with ADRF, a leading provider of in-building distributed antenna systems (DAS) and repeaters for public safety and commercial radio frequencies, to provide Edwards’ customers with mission-critical, Emergency Radio Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) for first…

FlamePro wins major Capita tender to provide PPE for Ministry of Defence over next 10 years

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, has been awarded a £4m contract by Capita to provide its firefighting PPE for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) across the next decade. The competitive tender, part of Capita’s contract…

Cradlepoint sets 5G bar again with new R1900 Ruggedised Router for vehicles

Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, today announced its new R1900 Ruggedised 5G Edge Router, powered by a Cradlepoint NetCloud subscription service that includes cloud-delivered software, endpoints, training and support. The R1900 router…

New ANSUL Restaurant Electric Detection (RED) technology advances kitchen fire protection

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, introduces ANSUL Restaurant Electric Detection (RED) technology. The technology delivers next-generation commercial kitchen fire protection with industry-leading centralized monitoring and real-time status of…

Another huge fire at a self-storage warehouse: why are these buildings unprotected?

A fire that destroyed hundreds of rented units at a three-storey self-storage warehouse in Manchester has once again brought into sharp focus the wider impact of fire and the vulnerability of unsprinklered buildings. About 125 firefighters and 25 fire engines…

Zico expands sure-grip tool mount line-up

Ziamatic Corp. (Zico), an international leader in tool-mounting solutions, has announced an exciting new addition to their popular SURE-GRIP line of multipurpose mounts – the SURE-GRIP XL. Models SG-VM-XL and SG-VM-XLS are a bigger, better, faster and stronger way to…

Mayor De Blasio and Fire Commissioner Nigro preside at Medal Day Ceremony

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro oversaw the FDNY Medal Day Ceremony on Wednesday, 14 April at 11am at Pier 17 – South Street Seaport in Manhattan. At the ceremony, awards were presented to FDNY Firefighters,…

Breakthrough technology for firefighter search and rescue now a reality from MSA Safety

Over the decades, milestones in firefighter safety technology have included the open-circuit breathing apparatus, flame-resistant fabrics, thermal-imaging cameras and Bluetooth communications. Today, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated announced the availability of LUNAR, a new multi-purpose search and rescue…

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