New partnership in Morocco: “ASEC EXPO supported by Intersec”

ASEC EXPO, the African trade fair for security technology, is entering into a partnership with Intersec, the world’s leading trade-fair brand for security and fire-safety technology. The second African Security Exhibition &…

Capita and what3words unite to improve emergency services

Capita plc (Capita) has joined forces with location start-up what3words to help police and fire services respond to emergency incidents with precise accuracy – even when callers are unable to explain or describe where they are. what3word’s location-finding app will…

November 1st 2019 marked a milestone for MDM Publishing

MDM Publishing Ltd is celebrating the milestone of achieving 20 years in business. MDM is privately owned and located in the heart of the Somerset countryside in the remote hamlet of Maperton near Wincanton, in Somerset, UK. The company was…

Kentec launches new Advanced Management Tool for Fire Detection

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched VR Nimbus, an advanced management tool for fire detection, which enables integrators and service companies to remotely access and manage their fire safety system. VR Nimbus allows end-users to gain…

BigChange Apps Give Fireward Complete Control Over Mobile Workforce

Automatic fire suppression specialist, Fireward Ltd, has rolled out high-tech mobile workforce management software, providing real-time visibility to field operations within the business. The App-based software, JobWatch sees field-based engineers equipped with rugged tablets, replacing all need for physical paperwork,…

Firefighters attend more than 350 fires on Bonfire Night 2019

Firefighters across Scotland dealt with more than 350 bonfires on their busiest night of the year. Initial figures indicate that Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) crews had responded to approximately 359 bonfires across the country between 3.30 pm and 11.30 pm…

DuPont announces the winners of the European Kevlar® Innovation Awards at A+A

DuPont Personal Protection today announced the winners of its annual DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards. DuPont created the awards to highlight excellence in innovation and design of protective gloves made with DuPont™ Kevlar®. The winners will be formally presented with a…

Gamber-Johnson Introduces New Premium Motion Attachment Products

Gamber-Johnson has introduced the new Mongoose® XE and Mongoose® XLE premium motion attachment products with various mounting patterns for technology use in emergency service and enterprise fleets. The new in-vehicle computer mounts are versatile and accommodating with greater flexibility and…

Think Like a Consumer – ESF’s Product Safety Conference

Get ready for one of the major events in the industry calendar: Electrical Safety First’s 11th annual product safety conference. This year’s theme is Think Like a Consumer – Behaviour-led insights for Safer Products, which will be held at Church…

ASFP response to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry Report

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) welcomes the release of the report following the first phase of the Public Inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and will comment further once the findings have been examined in greater depth. It…

Hazmat 2020 – reignite your passion for hazmat

Hazmat 2020, the premier event for hazmat professionals, is a 2-day event organised by the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK on 13 and 14 May. It is an essential opportunity for you to…

Message in a Boot

A firefighter from Essex Fire and Rescue Service had an unusual surpriserecently when unpacking his new firefighting kit from PPE manufacturer, Bristol Uniforms. On opening his new boots, Zsolt Nagy came across a heart-warming,handwritten message that made him smile. On…

Over 80 front line responders gather in Glasgow in seminar

Dealing with Compassion Fatigue Front line responders gather in Glasgow A group of over 80 front line responders gathered in Glasgow last week (24 October) to take part in C7 Church’s seminar on compassion fatigue led by renowned US-based licenced…

Assembly response to Grenfell inquiry

Commenting on the inquiry, Chair of the London Assembly Fire, Resilience and Emergency Planning Committee, Andrew Dismore AM said: “Our thoughts today are first and foremost with the bereaved, survivors, and residents of Grenfell Tower.  “Earlier this month, the LFB published their…

SC902 – Preparing for winter

Research shows that the UK construction market sees a dip in productivity during the colder months of the year. Whilst seasonality can affect projects around the UK, Nullifire ensures that, by using SC902, one area of construction that can be completed during…

Home oxygen fires claim a life every four days, new study reveals A third of incidents involve a cylinder explosion, putting the public and emergency services at risk

Home oxygen fires claim a life every four days in the US, new data has revealed. The analysis, which is the first of its kind, found that the likely annual death toll is higher than previous estimates by the National…

Further market leaders have confirmed participation in Security Essen 2020

International security trade fair from 22 to 25 September 2020 After a break, Telenot and Securiton return to the leading trade fair. Security Essen is continuing to consolidate its position as a platform for the security industry. Numerous companies have…

Lifetime Achievement for UK Exporting’ Award goes to Carl Hunter OBE, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics

The winner of the inaugural BExA Lifetime Achievement Award, which seeks to honour a person who has provided exceptional service to the UK exporting community, is Carl Hunter, the CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics, a high-exporting manufacturer in the shipping, offshore oil…

Timber frame buildings, cladding and toxicity – the industry is running out of time to influence change

In the last three months alone, we have seen five UK fires in commercial and residential timber framed buildings. Fires which have put multiple lives and property at risk. The Worcester Park fire in September saw a four-story block of…

Hochiki Europe to Launch Series of Life Safety Webinars

Leading manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, is launching a new series of accredited webinars to support those working with life safety and moisture detection systems. The educational seminars will be CPD accredited and hosted by Hochiki experts, running from December 2019 until…

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