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  • Survey to assess sustainability of the fire suppression industry

    Leonardo Academy is conducting a survey to begin a sustainability assessment of the fire suppression industry. Building owners, managers and occupants can fill out a 5-minute survey to contribute to understanding the environmental and sustainability impacts of this industry. To assess the sustainability of the fire suppression industry, information on fire suppression systems currently in place ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Microbiological Influenced Corrosion - a Major Concern for Fire Suppression Systems

    EMSL Analytical offers MIC testing solutions to help prevent costly repairs and ongoing maintenance problems.   ...


  • Fire detection and suppression markets in Russia fired up by the progress made in the industrial sector, finds Frost & Sullivan

    The Russian fire safety market is steadily growing, with market participants offering increasingly sophisticated and high-quality equipment at competitive rates. The impressive growth of the industrial sector, along with the government"s economic diversification strategies and improvement of quality, has buttressed the domestic market"s efforts to overcome effects of the recent economic slowdown ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Eaton Announces the Launch of its Newest Portable Filtration System for Fire Suppression Systems

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the introduction of its new patent pending AquaGard™ portable filter for water-based fire suppression systems. It’s designed to prevent discharge of rust, pipe scale, and corrosive materials into storm drains and the environment. This compact, self-contained, easy-to-operate filtration system is engineered with a 15 gallon ...


    By PRWeb

  • The Importance of a Dedicated Fire Weather Network

    Forest Technology Systems Ltd. (FTS) recently appointed an independent party to explore a common concern in the Fire Weather monitoring community: dedicated networks of remote automated weather stations (RAWS) for the primary purpose of predicting wildfire danger vs. repurposing existing networks of meteorological weather stations. With wildfires around the world increasing in frequency as well ...


    By FTS

  • Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

    The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday. The report also will detail deficiencies in emergency training and responses at the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • Smoke, Fire & Water Damage in Properties Impacted by Structure Fires

    Each year in the United States, fire departments respond to over 1 million fires of all types according to the U.S. Fire Administration.  In addition to causing injuries and tragic deaths in some circumstance, fires also result billions of dollars in property damage each year.   The damage and destruction caused by a building fire and efforts to extinguish ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ReportsnReports - North American Fire and Life Safety Market

    North American Fire and Life Safety Market  ReportsnReports.com adds Frost & Sullivan Market Research Report “North American Fire and Life Safety Market’’ to its store. In North America, the major driver for the  ...


  • EPA`s Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took the lead on responding to the fire inside a 50,000 ton pile of plastic, glass and other materials at the Hillcrest Industries facility in Attica, N.Y. The EPA is working in concert with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wyoming County and Village of Attica. The EPA’s primary goal is to extinguish the fire as ...

  • Fire patterns in Spain under a changing climate

    A recent study has found that fire regimes have changed in Spain over the past 42 years. The pattern of changes has affected the number of fires and burned area, reflecting a changing climate and environmental conditions, such as land use changes caused by a population shift from rural to urban areas, and modern fire suppression activities. Understanding the fire regime, which is defined by ...

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Lightning Fires May Help Preserve Oak Forests

    CLEVELAND, Ohio, (ENS) - Oak forests may be approaching extinction but lightning fires canplay a role in their regeneration, according to Case Western Reserve University biologists. Paul Drewa, assistant professor in Case's biology department, and graduate student Sheryl Petersen, suspect that these kinds of fires may provide a natural mechanism to deter encroachment of shade ...

  • Global Warming Blamed for Early California Fires

    SACRAMENTO, California, July 2, 2007 (ENS) - As the 4th of July approaches, many people will be enjoying the outdoors and firefighters are bracing for more wildfires. Hot and dry conditions throughout the West continue to challenge suppression efforts on several large fires in the West. The White Fire in eastern Kern County, California 20 miles northwest of Rosamond burned 12,400 acres last week, ...

  • US fire and smoke detection device market to grow

    The North American fire and smoke detection devices market continues to witness steady growth, thanks largely to new innovations in both technologies and products. These stand-alone technologies and products, now in early growth phases, will likely drive the market forward, offering considerable opportunities for industry players. 'The North American fire and smoke detection devices market goes ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • ASTM F2417 - 11 standard specification for fire safety for candles

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification is intended to prescribe minimum safety requirements for candles to provide a reasonable degree of safety for normal use with candles, thereby improving personal safety and reducing fires, deaths, and injuries. ...


    By ASTM International

  • NIST study offers first detailed look at the progress of a wildland-urban fire

    A wildfire rages across southern California wildlands towards residential communities, endangering residents and firefighters and sending property up in smoke. This is an increasingly common story, occurring several times a summer. To better understand these Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires and how best to prevent or fight them, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and ...

  • Stay Safe This Semester With Campus Fire Safety Tips From McDaniel

    Along with the return of the school season, the month of September also marks campus fire safety month. McDaniel, a leader in full-service fire suppression, fire alarm and security systems for over 75 years, is offering some helpful tips to keep college students informed and safe this school year. According to FireSafety.gov, a Web site supported by the Centers for Disease Control and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Structure Fires Can Damage More than Just the Property Touched by Flames

    Fire departments across the United States respond to over 1 million fires of all types according to the U.S. Fire Administration.  Many of these fires take place in people’s homes and businesses and in addition to causing injuries and deaths in some circumstances, also result in billions of dollars in property damage.   While some fires cause the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Smoke Damage Concerns Following Building Fires in Puerto Rico

    Each year, building fires destroy or damage many homes and businesses across Puerto Rico.  While these fires may burn a structure down to the ground in some circumstances, many others are saved with varying degrees of damage.  These structure fires can be devastating and cause property damage even to neighboring buildings not directly touched by flames.  This is due to ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Increasing Awareness and Stricter Law Enforcement Stimulates Fire and Safety Market in India

    The growing economy as well as an expanding construction sector provides a strong platform for investments in the Indian fire and safety market. The increasing number of fire accidents across the country is also highlighting the need for better safety standards and equipments across end-user sectors, especially in government offices, schools, colleges, and public places such as railway stations ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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