3M announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of US$2.0 billion.
Fire and Rescue Q1, 2017 has been published, the world’s most innovative and interesting firefighting magazine has been published again.
Training Base Weeze, the international training centre for emergency services, has expanded its area of expertise into the aircraft rescue firefighting/ rescue firefighting (ARFF/ RFF) sector. The facility, based on the German-Dutch border, is launching the new ARFF and RFF training academy on 28 April 2017 during a special ceremony.
The Airport Fire Officers Association held its 18th annual conference in January 2017. The leading event for aviation fire service and aerodrome incident response personnel welcomed over 240 delegates from all over the world and from a wide range of organisations. Ann-Marie Knegt reports on some of the highlights.
- UK National Operational Guidance consultation for Fires on board vessels has been issued
Risks associated with alternative fuels in road tunnels and underground garages
In the future, a large number of road vehicles will not be powered by fossil fuels and due to environmental considerations, much current transportation policy development is aimed at increasing usage of renewable energy sources.
Project Hero - new drone assisted Land Rover for emergency services
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has designed and engineered a bespoke version of the new Land Rover Discovery for use by the Austrian Red Cross. ‘Project Hero’ was presented to the world’s media for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show.
Fire goes BIM
COMMENT: As the construction sector embraces the digital age, where is the fire detection industry? Charles Smith of Apollo provides an overview of BIM’s introduction and fire detection’s progress within the new world.
Airservices Australia awards PPE contract to Bristol Uniforms and Pac Fire
Bristol Uniforms, together with its distributor Pac Fire Australia, has landed a five-year contract with Airservices Australia to supply and maintain its airport firefighter PPE.
Playmobil and London Fire Brigade engage over 400,000 children
Playmobil and the London Fire Brigade have marked the end of a very special year of activity with a £2,300 donation to the Brigade’s charities of choice, having engaged almost 400,000 children in teaching them about fire safety in the Brigade's 150th year.
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