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Intersec 2018 prepares for big opening in Dubai marking two decades of growth and success

Drone Zone and artificial intelligence conference among new features at 20th security, safety, and fire protection trade fair Intersec, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, will open for the 20th time in Dubai next week, with its…

The Call for Papers for the International Water Mist Association Conference 2018 has been released

The 18th International Water Mist Association (IWMA)Conference will take place in London, UK, on 19th and 20th September 2018 at the Grange City Hotel. IWMA Call for Papers Earlier today (15th January) the call for papers was released. Abstract deadline…

Becoming the best in the world at detecting cardiac arrest

In 2016, Corti and Copenhagen EMS started a partnership to merge human expertise with AI to improve performance on emergency calls. When an emergency call is made, the dispatcher at the other end of the line must triage the patient…

Handheld launches the NAUTIZ X9 outdoor-rugged Android PDA

Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, today announced the new NAUTIZ X9: an ultra-rugged enterprise handheld built for fieldwork in the most challenging outdoor or industrial environments. The new Nautiz X9 Android handheld is targeted for industrial and field applications…

Carrington heads to Dubai to exhibit award-winning range of flame retardant fabrics

Carrington Textiles is to exhibit a range of ground-breaking flame retardant products at the Intersec Expo in Dubai. The event, taking place at the International Convention and Exhibition Centre, showcases the latest products and innovations in the security, safety and…

The Fire Department Safety Officers Association send Incident Safety Officer Academy instructors to Hong Kong

The Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) recently sent three Incident Safety Officer Academy instructors to Hong Kong to train members of the Hong Kong Fire Services Department (HKFSD). Shadd Whitehead, Chief, Livonia Fire Department, Michigan, USA, Stephen Raynis, Assistant…

Kussmaul Electronics launches two new Auto Eject Covers

Kussmaul Electronics has introduced two new Super Auto Eject Deluxe Covers. The new devices (product numbers: 091-219-55-234-XXX and 091- 55-194X-XXX) incorporate the Auto Eject and Indicator in one product. The Auto Eject devices are built for severe duty and are…

Midwest Fire Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) celebrated 30 years of manufacturing top quality fire apparatus. Midwest Fire is a direct dealer of tankers, tanker-pumpers, brush trucks, and fire rescue vehicles. More than 900 trucks have been manufactured and…

Tottenham Stadium protected with Bull’s alarm system

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has secured a contract to supply its renowned Cygnus alarm system during work on the new 61,000-seater Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Part of the Northumberland Development Project, the football stadium in London…

Joint efforts for fire safety

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and Efectis Group has signed a mutual Memorandum of Understanding in order to jointly support sustainable fire safety and fire research in society contributing with top-level expertise and innovation to industry, regulators, universities and other…

Opticom Analytics wins Innovation Award at EMS World Expo 2017

EMS World magazine has selected Opticom™ Analytics as a 2017 Innovation Award winner. Opticom Analytics is a web-based platform that can help provide first responders with details about preemption system performance by using GPS data collected from emergency vehicles, explained…

The Will-Burt Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

  January 31, 1918, was the day Burton W. Cope signed the incorporation documents creating The Will-Burt Company in Orrville, Ohio.  A company founded on hard work, integrity, creative thinking and a relentless drive to succeed. The Will-Burt Company’s history…

IFE launches new Firefighter Safety Database at centennial year opening event

As part of its 100th-anniversary celebrations, the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) launched the new Firefighter Safety Database today at Leicester’s Central Fire and Rescue Station. The database is the innovation of the IFE’s International General Assembly which comprises representatives…

Fire service veteran Richard Gorst joins Hainsworth team

Hainsworth Technology has appointed a former senior fire officer to its Protectives team. Richard Gorst joins Hainsworth as Sales Director for Protective Fabrics with responsibility for the UK, Scandinavia and Canada. Richard brings with him a wealth of knowledge and…

CFB Risk Management Wins Contract to Protect Multi-Billion Pound Mine Project

Tees-based CFB Risk Management has announced its biggest contract win to date – a multi-million-pound agreement to protect the major £2.9 billion Sirius Minerals Mine project in North Yorkshire. CFB Risk Management, established in 2011 as the first company of…

Burning Oil Tanker at Risk of Explosion in the East China Seas

There are increasing fears that the Sanchi, a burning oil tanker in the East China seas could explode leading to an environmental disaster about 160 miles off the coast of Shanghai in the East China Sea. Chinese officials have told…

MSA F2 X-TREM officially approved by FIM for use in the Endurance World Championship, motoGP and World Superbike Championships

F2 X-TREM approved by FIM (International Motorcycling Federation) FIM is the governing body motorcycle sport and the global advocate for motorcycling. The FIM is an independent association made up of 113 national federations throughout the world. Its 50 FIM World…


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