Desert heat beckons for Yorkshire built fire truck

Tackling the extreme burning heat generated by a blaze is day-to-day business for fire appliances. But when the vehicle is working in the hot, arid temperatures of Qatar, the unit has to be fit for purpose. Leading fire appliance manufacturer Angloco, based…

Lecturers in Fire Safety Engineering and Emergency and Crisis Management

Ras Laffan Emergency and Safety College, Qatar (in partnership with College of Science & Technology – University of Central Lancashire) Basis: Consultant Rate: £45,000 per annum, plus benefits package Closing Date: 30th October 2016 Interview Date: Week commencing 7th November 2016…

Project Qatar – World Cup Special

FIFA have elected their first new president since 1998, Gianni Infantino. The general secretary of UEFA since 2009, was choose by ballot in the second round of voting. Competent and professional, Gianni Infantino is an archetype for servicing international sports…

Qatar Tightens Response to Disasters and Major Emergencies

Qatar’s Emir has approved a new law aimed at accelerating the country’s response to natural disasters and other catastrophic incidents, and to tighten building safety requirements. One of the major changes contained in Law No. 25 for the year 2015…

New Heavy Duty Vehicle for Qatar Firefighters

A 24-ton vehicle capable of breaking into burning buildings is among several new pieces of equipment that Qatar’s Civil Defence department has acquired to boost its firefighting capabilities in purchases worth QR102 million ($US28 million). The new QR7 million vehicle…

Concorde-Corodex Group introduces structure-piercing firefighting system to UAE Civil Defence and region-wide

PyroLance tackles interior fires by propelling high pressure liquid through solid materials like steel and brick. Technology being displayed to civil defence teams throughout the UAE and during Intersec exhibition. A revolutionary firefighting tool that blasts liquid through solid structures to…

Qatar Plans for Improved Emergency Response

Qatar is taking steps to further enhance the ability of the country’s emergency services to respond to crise. These plans include a new multi-storey building that will be able to house more operators and modern equipment that would help provide…

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