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Fire design of composite beams with web openings protected with reactive intumescent coating
Fire engineering designing of structures has been proven to be an effective method of designing…
Figure 1. FireDos GENIII method of operation including test function recirculating foam concentrate to the foam concentrate tank.
Mobile firefighting technology for high hazard applications

The occurrence of high hazard fires has reduced in the last few years suggesting training…

Firefighters taking part in an emergency response training scenario.
An Industrial Revolution – Commercial Fire & Rescue Services

An increasing financial squeeze on Civil Defence or Municipal Fire and Rescue Services has seen…

Prima UV SmartCAFS unit – Prima vehicle mounted pump with integrated compressed air foam system.
Foam and foam hardware

It is well known: during a fire, seconds count! It is vital to use the…

Natural gas powered electrical power plant turbine.
Flame detector selection – Which technology to use in gas turbine enclosures?

Which flame detection technology should I use in a gas turbine enclosure? This is a…

The Oil and Gas remains One of the Most Hazardous Industries in the World.
How to help reduce the risk of fire in oilfields and other extremely hazardous environments

It is hard to imagine that a little over 150 years ago, the discovery of…

H.U.M. controls the monitor AND/ OR the additional specified hydrant outlets.
The Ultimate Industrial System: Exceeding the norms of industrial fire protection

In 1955, a high magnitude explosion at the former Standard Oil Refinery in the USA…

The Middle East Sun provides real challenges in the specification and operation of Visual Signals. E2S Strobes provide the solution.
Why the specification and selection of warning strobes is so important to the design of fire and gas detection

Throughout our lives, we have been exposed to the importance of visual signalling in keeping…

Oil refinery – protection of external storage sheds.
New beam detector technology for fire protection in hazardous areas of oil, gas and chemical plants

A new generation of beam detectors has been developed in response to the particular needs…

Center dash ram push evolution on a Ford F-350 Super Duty crew cab pick up truck.
Operational concerns involving Electric and Hybrid Vehicles at vehicle related incidents – Part 1

One of the largest concerns today dealing with vehicle related incidents revolves around the electrification…

An intumescent gasket (left) and a non-intumescent gasket (right).
Intumescent solutions for fire protection in tall buildings

Steel is used as a structural and fabrication material in tall buildings around the world.…

Grayrigg train derailment (UK)
Major Rail incidents – How prepared are you really?

It is true that rail travel globally is officially the second safest mode of transport…

The combination of technologies used in multi-sensor fire detectors allows for greater precision and can help reduce nuisance alarms.
The 2019 edition of NFPA 72 is here. Are you prepared?

The NFPA 72-2019 edition marks the most sweeping changes to this standard in decades. More…

Temporary Fire Alarm System: The Best option For Construction Sites?

Fires kill, injure and cause serious human suffering and financial loss every year in the…

Firefighting foam action in Wisconsin

Water contamination issues from PFAS are creating pressure on the fire service to make changes…

Occupational firefighter concerns on PFAS: What do Dockers® pants and the precautionary principle have to do with firefighting foams and firefighters?

Occupational firefighter concerns on PFAS: What do Dockers® pants and the precautionary principle have to…

The author second from right taking part in the annual fitness tests.
Bahrain Civil Defence, working to achieve excellence

My first article, penned last September, gave a brief overview of the Kingdom of Bahrain…


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