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telent further advances cloud services offering with expanded portfolio on G-Cloud 11

Government framework endorses technology leader’s cloud capabilities and provides a recognised framework for public sector procurement telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has successfully achieved inclusion in the G-Cloud 11 framework as it continues to expand its Cloud Services portfolio and support of public sector organisations, including the Home Office.…

250,000th Allison Transmission is produced in Hungary

A quarter of a million fully automatic transmissions have been assembled by Allison Transmission’s Szentgotthárd plant Allison Transmission’s factory at Szentgotthárd in Hungary has assembled its 250,000th fully automatic transmission this week. The transmission was a 4000 SeriesTM Torqmatic model destined for…

Wembley care home where a resident died had been warned about fire safety failings

A care home where a resident died after a fire in his room had already been warned by London Fire Brigade about fire safety failings. Lee Valley Care Services in Wembley received a fine for just over £57,000 after pleading…

EXPO 2020 Opens New Doors for Jewers

Jewers Doors have just completed the installation of sixteen sets of Phoenix Swift bi-folding doors for the newly constructed Fire and Ambulance stations at the $15.5 billion EXPO 2020 Project in Dubai. EXPO 2020 is the first Exposition or World…

Celebrate safely this Independence Day

More than 200 fireworks-related injuries occurred last year in Kansas The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Office of the State Fire Marshal and Safe Kids Kansas would like to remind Kansans of the importance of fireworks safety this Independence Day. Fireworks are dangerous to…

Courts to take account of the total impact of crime in new arson guidelines

New sentencing guidelines that will see the courts take full account of the harm caused by offences such as arson attacks on historic buildings or criminal damage leading to severe disruption of public services were published today by the Sentencing…

IWMA: Programme for the 19th International Water Mist Conference out now

This year’s International Water Mist Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 23rd and 24th October. The venue will be the Ameron Hotel Abion Spreebogen Waterside.  As of today, the programme, which features a manifoldness of topics, is online. Part of…

ZIEGLER founds a joint venture with Bavaria from Egypt

 The ZIEGLER Group, headquartered in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany, is establishing a joint venture with Bavaria Holding in Egypt, a manufacturer for fire extinguishers of all types and sizes. The two companies have been working together successfully since 2015.…

Fire Sector Federation Chairman acknowledges frustration at progress to prevent future fires like Grenfell Tower

Fire Sector Federation Chairman Michael Harper recognises second Grenfell Tower Fire anniversary calling for “action” A “refresh and renewal of efforts” is needed he says to stop another Grenfell Tower fire happening again. Accepting a lot of good preparatory work…

Rotorua residents left homeless after steaming, spitting ‘mud volcano’ opens up in the backyard

A New Zealand family has been evacuated from their Whakarewarewa Village home by a creeping pool of bubbling mud. Susan Gedye said she was woken by “a lot of shaking and jolting” at about 2am on Tuesday 24th June. Outside, a…

Grass and woodland fires quadrupled in Scotland over the past year

Devastating fires impacting areas of grass and woodland quadrupled across Scotland in a year, the latest figures reveal. During just a two-month period last summer, firefighters across the country recorded close to 2500 fires affecting grassland, woodland and crops.  The…

A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea has displaced over 13,000 people

Thousands of people have been evacuated last week as the Mt Ulawun volcano erupted (Wednesday the 26th). Troops have been sent to help thousands of people displaced by a volcanic eruption on a remote archipelago in Papua New Guinea, as a…

Maxxess InSite to transform emergency awareness and response

Multi-system control and innovation unveiled at IFSEC, stand IF2120 Transforming the way security teams monitor, manage and control multiple systems, Maxxess is launching its new, open-architecture InSite solution at IFSEC International, (London ExCel 18-20 June, stand IF2120). Maxxess InSite™ is…

Looking ahead to the big event: INTERSCHUTZ 2020 just one year away

A year out from the start of INTERSCHUTZ 2020 things couldn’t be looking better, with all the key companies and first-responder organizations confirmed and gearing up for the show. Held in Hannover, Germany, from 15 to 20 June 2020, the…

DuPont Showcases Hoods with Nomex® Nano Flex and Thermal Liners made with Nomex® Nano during PPE Seminar in Geneva, Switzerland

DuPont Personal Protection, will showcase the latest innovations in firefighter protection at their European Technical Centre, Geneva, during a PPE Seminar. These innovations made with Nomex®, a leading brand in FR protection include: Hoods made with Nomex® Nano Flex: helps…

Where would an Emu get refuge in a bushfire? The PUB of course!

Fires have been burning between Darwin and south of Mataranka about 400 kilometres away over the last fortnight. When fires sparked in the bushlands behind the Berry Springs Tavern near Darwin, for publican Ian Sloan it was the menagerie of…

Mutual Aid initiative in the Amsterdam harbour to start in 2020

Recently, in the seaport of Amsterdam, the foundations have been laid for a new firefighting organization with a special character. The Amsterdam-Amstelland fire service, the Port of Amsterdam harbour authorities and 16 industrial companies based in the port area have joined forces in a collective fire service tailored to the risk profile of the industry and the port activities.

Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Announce Addition of New Board Members

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada recently announced the addition of two new members to their executive board. Bill Gardner, of North Las Vegas, is the Southern District Vice President representing North Las Vegas Local 1609, Boulder City Local 5073,…

Queens Birthday Honour list – Awards for New Zealand and Australia

Asia Pacific Fire magazine and MDM publishing would like to congratulate the following recipients of fire service medals in New Zealand and Australia, awarded in this year’s Queens Birthday Honour list. All of you have made considerable contributions to the…

FM Global shares new fire protection and installation guidance for lithium-ion energy storage systems

Publicly available research to inform building and fire codes for safe installation practices London, U.K.—Lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS), in high demand for supplying energy to buildings and power grids but under scrutiny for recent fires and explosions, are…

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