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  • Protecting soil in fire-ravaged landscapes

    Following a wildfire, there is often the potential for devastating storm-induced erosion and mudslides. To prevent this possibility, teams of scientists work on these scared landscapes to quickly assess the erosion potential and potential mitigation strategies. By using digital soil and fire severity data, coupled with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the process is made much simpler. A ...

  • Fire Protection Water Storage Tanks

    Water availability and supply is an important subject to the fire service. Potable water for human consumption is delivered to domestic, commercial and industrial properties from (in the majority of cases in the UK) municipal water systems (mains water supplies). This system also supplies to fire hydrants or fire protection systems, but to guarantee water availability there also needs to be the ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Fire Protection Storage Done Right

    Water storage tanks for fire protection has improved in recent years as technology has advanced, processes have evolved and standards have become more rigorous resulting in increased flexibility, greater durability and lower costs. Modern ground storage tanks used for fire protection are commonly one of three designs; ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • EPA provides fire protection to city of Hammond

    The City of Hammond, Louisiana, is receiving assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide its citizens with safe and reliable drinking water and improved fire protection. The EPA awarded Hammond $210,000 to extend its drinking water services and add additional water hydrant assemblies. The Safe Drinking Water Act protects human health by regulating the nation’s ...

  • Tuffa Tanks: Steel Fire Protected Storage Tanks

    Tuffa UK have recently manufactured and supplied several steel bunded Fire Protected storage tanks to Cargate Engineering Ltd, an installation company based in the Bury St Edmunds area. The client has used our Fire Protection due to the location the tanks were to be installed. One of the tanks was also supplied with ...


    By Tuffa UK Limited

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 400

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is accepting public comments until May 10, 2017 for the next edition of its Hazardous Materials Code (NFPA 400).  The standard addresses the storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials (other than for private use in one or two family residences).  Hazardous materials addressed in the standard include: Flammable solids; Organic ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Coming 2017 New Water Mist Fire Protection System

    TOMCO2 Systems has specialized in quality Low Pressure CO2, High Pressure CO2, Inerting, and Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems to provide protection for virtually unlimited types of hazard areas with custom designed detection and controls. Now we are adding a new, environmentally friendly, FM Approved, Water Mist Fire Protection System to support growing needs in the ...


    By TOMCO2 Systems

  • Extended scope contract secures improved fire protection at the Royal Mint

    The Rotork Site Services contract to install an automated shutdown system on the gas main has secured improved safety and fire protection for the Royal Mint, at Llantrisant in South Wales. The gas main serves the annealing and pickling plant at the site, where, following a fire, an investigation by Safety, Health and Environmental Services recommended improvements.  These involved the ...


    By Rotork

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today published Firefighting Precautions at Facilities with Combustible Dust*, a new, informative booklet that outlines safe procedures for emergency responders who may face fires and explosions caused by combustible dust. "This booklet will keep both emergency response and facility workers safe ...

  • North County Fire Protection District Saves Time by Streamlining Training Management

    When implementing TargetSolutions as a go-to training platform, an organization isn’t just changing the way it trains employees; it’s revolutionizing it. Enter the North County Fire Protection District. Located in the community of Fallbrook, Calif., the district has enlisted the services of TargetSolutions for more than 10 years. The powerful online training management system has ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • CST Storage Wins Contract from F.E. Moran Fire Protection

    CST Storage was awarded a contract from F.E. Moran Fire Protection to provide a 225,000 gallon Fire Protection Water Storage Tank for a manufacturing facility in Tennessee. Under the contract, CST Storage will install a 225,000 gallon HydroTec CS® epoxy coated water storage tank.  Construction is estimated to start in October or November and should take approximately one ...


  • 160 experts meet for the »10th GreCon fire protection symposium«

    The latest findings and developments of the last years were introduced at the 10th GreCon fire protection symposium "Protection against Dust Fires and Explosions in the Industry" which took place in Bad Wildungen near Kassel from 26 to 27 April 2012. With around 160 participants, the anniversary event of the series, which has been organised by the specialist for spark detection and ...

  • Domino`s partners with the national fire protection association to deliver fire safety message

    Nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes without smoke alarms or with smoke alarms that do not function properly. With that in mind, Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced its fall fire safety campaign to encourage customers to focus on home smoke alarms for safety. Fire Prevention Week is October 3 through October 9, and ...

  • National Fire Protection Association NFPA presented at Fire Safe Latin America conference

    Col. Reginaldo Campos Repulho, Comandante dos Bombeiros em São Paulo and NFPA presented at fire safety conference 18 June 2013: Fire Safe Latin America organized by Fleming Gulf Conferences got off to a good start today with fire safety experts from in and around Latin America gathering to discuss fire safety and emergency preparedness at Sheraton WTC Hotel, Sao Paulo - Brazil. The ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Fire retardant plastic sheeting

    Our company recently joined the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) so we can better understand how we can help our customers protect themselves from the ravages of fire. In the polyethylene industry, Fire Retardant products have been around for a few decades, but have really only come into their own over the past 15 years or so in the USA. Fire Retardant products were much more popular, ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Striving for zero fire accidents

    The UAE Civil Defense, in a joint effort with Gulf co-operation, is analyzing possible fire hazards and through commercial & residential national level campaigns are training people and monitoring them with great success to achieve the goals of a fire safe environment. Barely entering the second quarter of 2013, several unfortunate fire accidents have already made the news. Fire continues to ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Greek Fires Start to Subside

    ATHENS, Greece, August 29, 2007 (ENS) - Firefighters are beginning to gain ground against the worst forest fires to strike Greece in more than a century, but only after the blazes claimed 64 lives and charred much of Ilia prefecture on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece. The country remains in the state of emergency and suspicion is rife that arsonists are to blame for more than half ...

  • National Water Pollution Conference to Include Post-Fire Watershed Protection, Green Infrastructure, and Erosion & Sediment Control Courses

    StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, announced earlier this week an expanded educational lineup that includes a full day Post-Fire Watershed Protection Course and separate tracks addressing Green Infrastructure, Water-Quality Monitoring, Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Program Management. This increases the number of conference tracks ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

  • Passive Fire Protection Materials Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    The growth of accidents and the loss of assets caused due to fire on a global scale is one of the major factors driving the demand for passive fire protection materials. The global market for passive fire protection material is witnessing tremendous growth since the last decade. Some of the basic types of passive fire protection material used by the construction industry to prevent fire in ...


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