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Fire Safety Forum 2021 online event: Global Approach to Fire & Life Safety

The Fire Safety Forum, presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers GCC UAE Branch, is launching six weeks of virtual international best-practice conferences running from 3 March to 7 April 2021. Taking up the Forum’s theme ‘A Global Approach to…

Oh deer! Rescue mission after fallow deer ‘misjudges gap’ between tree and post

A team of rescuers used hydraulics to prise a tree and concrete post apart to free a deer who was stuck after ‘misjudging the gap’. RSPCA animal rescue officer Rachel Edwards was called to Bear Lane, Reading, on 14 February…

These boots are made for working: how smarter work boot choices support wearer health as well as safety

Simon Ash, UK Sales Manager at HAIX, shares how selecting the right safety footwear can reduce the risks of musculoskeletal disorders. Imagine a pain that worsens with every step – an unforgiving aching or stiffness and the feeling that your…

Perseverance on Mars: Gore facilitates successful Mars Rover landing

W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) joined countless scientists and space-exploration enthusiasts in celebrating the successful landing of the Mars 2020 Mission’s Perseverance Rover on the Red Planet. Today’s development follows a successful launch last July from Cape Canaveral Air Force…

FPA launches ‘Assembly Point’ – a brand new podcast on fire safety in the UK

The UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), is today launching a brand-new monthly podcast analysing the important issues surrounding fire safety in the UK. The podcast, Assembly Point, will be a place where those shaping fire…

Victaulic acquires manufacturing facility

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining, fire-protection and flow-control solutions has purchased a 220,000 square foot Waupaca manufacturing plant in Lawrenceville, PA. When operating at full capacity, the facility will increase Victaulic’s foundry production capacity by 70% in…

Innovative fire-safety company wins national award

An innovative fire-safety manufacturer has been honoured with a major national award for its groundbreaking work. British engineering firm Plumis, whose clients include a range of local authorities and housing associations, took gold in the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category…

Innovations in Oil and Gas: Equipment, Technologies, Global Trends – get the free-to-download report

Vostock Capital (www.vostockcapital.com) is conducting a global research devoted to Innovations in Oil and Gas: Equipment, Technologies, Global Trends, which will feature: The most innovative region of the world in terms of O&G industry development Latest trends for further evolution…

Wildfire Log: a wildfire recording tool from Moors for the Future Partnership

Moors for the Future Partnership, in partnership with Dorset County Council and Natural England, have developed a tool that can be used by multiple organisations and individuals to input wildfire data into a single database. Called the Wildfire Log, the…

Durham firefighter apprentice in the top 2% nationwide

Fire service apprentice Connor Moir finished his apprenticeship this week with distinctions in every area, placing him in the top 2% of fire service apprentices in the whole of the UK. In 2017, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue…

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