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  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • SOLACE - Fire & Theft Detection System

    Fire and Rescue services across Britain and the world are reporting difficulties in dealing with property fires that have solar photovoltaic installations, whether the fire is caused by that installation or not, because the solar panels remain “live” during daylight hours and cannot simply be turned off! This is considered to be so alarmingly dangerous to fire crews that properties ...


    By Smart Green Solutions Ltd

  • Stopping fire risks in their tracks with Conveyor Fire Detector

    Land Instruments have developed a Conveyor Fire Detector for reducing the costs of damage due to coal fire or explosions as coal is transported throughout the plant, a dangerous point of the process particularly when highly volatile Powder River Basin coal is used. Other ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Countrystyle Group hit by fire

    Countrystyle Group remains positive after a fire caused ‘significant’ damage to its newly-upgraded Parham recycling facility in Suffolk. Eight fire engines were sent to tackle the blaze, which broke out in the main building on 4 January at 4.30pm. It damaged 100 per cent of the roof and walls and 50 per cent of the building’s contents ...

  • Fire fighters day in Legnica

    The people in the town of Legnica, in the south west of Poland, celebrate the annual firefighters day every year on the 4th of July. After the official medal ceremony for the fire fighting heroes, the Polish BBA Pumps representatives  presented two brand new fire fighting pump units to the Regional Fire Department. The high head units M80/8 consists of: BA-C125H7 D416 auto prime ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • 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

  • Fire sprinkler systems get safety torque

    Replacing a torque meter with a torque sensor has revolutionised the validating process for bespoke Fireset sprinkler systems built by Grundfos Pumps Ltd. in Leighton Buzzard. Grundfos designs and builds a vast range of electric and diesel driven Firesets that form the heart of any sprinkler system. These Firesets have sophisticated control systems that activate automatically when the presence of ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Fire Sprinkler Systems get Safety Torque

    Replacing a torque meter with a torque sensor has revolutionised the validating process for bespoke Fireset sprinkler systems built by Grundfos Pumps Ltd. in Leighton Buzzard. Grundfos designs and builds a vast range of electric and diesel driven Firesets that form the heart of any sprinkler system. These Firesets have sophisticated control systems that activate automatically when the presence ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • 60 fire stations in the US will be equipped with Nederman systems

    Nederman US has received an order from the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for approximately 13 MSEK. A total of 60 fire stations throughout Philadelphia will be equipped with Nederman Magna exhaust systems.  The Magna system is especially developed to collect and filter diesel exhaust fumes at the fire stations. Krister Johnsson, responsible for Nederman North America: - The authority ...


  • SolarBOS Puts out the Fire in PV Systems

    SolarBOS, Inc., a leader in electrical 'Balance of System' solutions for the solar industry, will be unveiling the industry's first ...


    By SolarBOS, Inc.

  • 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

  • Reinventing fire - new initiative by RMI

    Energy-related economic, security, and environmental threats are intensifying the national conversation about how to regain energy leadership and competitiveness, restore jobs and prosperity, and build a secure and climate-safe energy ...

  • RAE Systems Teams Up With Fire Smoke Coalition to Deliver Bay Area`s First Fire Smoke Symposium

    RAE Systems, Inc. today announced that it has teamed with the Fire Smoke Coalition to sponsor "Know Your Smoke," a Fire Smoke Symposium that ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Coal-Fired Generators Can Be Green

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    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • Reinventing fire - new initiative by RMI

    America lacks a comprehensive vision of how a market economy can achieve these transformational goals, says the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), one of America"s leading climate-related think tanks. RMI has that vision, and is now building its detailed roadmap, which it calls Reinventing Fire™. This strategy will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The combustible dust fire and explosion Pentagon

    In February 1999, an explosion in a foundry in Massachusetts killed three and injured nine. Almost four years later in January 2003, an explosion in a North Carolina pharmaceutical plant killed six and injured 38. A month later, seven are killed in an explosion in a Kentucky acoustics insulation manufacturing plant and 37 more are injured; and in February 2008, an explosion at a Georgia sugar ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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