Oshkosh Airport Products to Feature Striker 8×8 and Striker Simulator at China Fire 2019

Oshkosh Airport Products have announced that the company will be represented at China Fire 2019 to be held at the China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing on October 16-19. Oshkosh Airport Products will showcase products and technology including the new Oshkosh Striker 8×8 ARFF vehicle and Striker Simulator. Custom-engineered to deliver rapid response, the Striker 8×8 reaches 50 mph (80 kph) in less than 20 seconds with fewer emissions. The Striker 8×8

Second annual Intersec Awards celebrate industry leaders

Projects demonstrating highest standards of security, safety and fire protection recognised at Dubai gala event Professionals in the security, safety and fire protection industry gathered for the second edition of the Intersec Awards last night during a gala event to celebrate their achievements in the industry. The ceremony which was hosted by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the organisers of Intersec – was held at Dubai’s Habtoor Palace Ballroom and saw


Cradlepoint announces 2019 first responder charities

Cradlepoint have announced the first responder charities it is pledging to donate a portion of its 2019 public safety revenues to in January 2020, which will be First Responder’s Children’s Foundation and Leary Firefighters Foundation. The charitable contribution is part of Cradlepoint’s FirstConnect program, which is designed to ease the challenges often faced by first responder agencies in purchasing, deploying, and supporting fixed site, in-vehicle, and IoT-based routing solutions for access

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Bull Products protects largest European construction project

Bull Products has strengthened its presence in the rail industry thanks to a large contract for London’s Crossrail Tunnels project – in other words, one of Europe’s largest infrastructure projects that is active at present. The £15 billion underground rail project will accommodate 200 million passengers a year, delivering 10 new stations including Paddington, Bond Street and Tottenham Court Road. The current phase of the project includes the installation of


Victaulic acquire Globe Fire Sprinkler

Victaulic has purchased Globe Fire Sprinkler. Combined, these two companies will have the resources and capabilities to bring exciting new solutions to the fire protection industry around the world. Steven Worthington, who will continue to serve the combined organisation as President, Globe Fire Protection commented, “Victaulic brings additional financial resources to Globe, enabling added focus on innovation to support our customers and the industry.” John F. Malloy, CEO of Victaulic commented,

Firefighters continue to battle 10,000 acre Catalonia wildfire

Firefighters in Spain are battling a major wildfire that is speculated to have started after an “improperly managed” pile of manure self-ignited amid the intense European heat wave. Spontaneous ignitions can occur when flammable materials, such as piles of hay, compost or manure heat up to a temperature high enough to cause combustion Around 10,000 acres of forest and other vegetation were affected by the blaze near Tarragona in the

Coltraco CEO awarded OBE in Queen’s Honours List

Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Prime Minister’s list for the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his Services to Business and International Trade, on Saturday 8th June 2019, published in the London Gazette. This swiftly follows the news last month about the company winning the Queen’s Award for International Trade.Carl Stephen Patrick HUNTER Chief Executive Officer, Coltraco Ultrasonics. For Services

Lenzing Innovation at Techtextil 2019: Plastic free for aquatic farming

The Lenzing Group, world market leader in specialty fibres based on the renewable material wood, today introduced the botanic solution for marine application, in particular for aquatic farming, to the public at the Techtextil Frankurt Fair. The wood-based LENZING branded lyocell fibres are used for the construction of ropes and nets in order to support the cultivation of marine cultures such as mollusks, mussels and edible seaweed to reduce plastic

The thermal ultra-compact and lightweight drone solution dedicated to all professionals

Parrot, the leading European drone group, has announced ANAFI Thermal: the all-in-one, drone-based solution that provides easy to use, sophisticated and high-quality thermography (drone + sensor + software), with proven reliability and outstanding performance.Parrot has evolved its existing ANAFI platform to create this lightweight and easy-to-use solution specifically engineered to support a wide range of industries. As well as the built-in 4K HDR camera, ANAFI Thermal integrates a FLIR® thermal

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Developments in emergency lighting 2019

For those who are not aware, there have been some recent updates to the standards for emergency lighting, BS 5266-1. With the current situation there has been what is known as ‘Emergency escape lighting’, which provides indication and illumination of exit routes to enable them to be used at all times. However, there are two new developments: safety lighting and dynamic safety signage systems.  Continued monitoring of the safety of premises