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FireVu and Alert Systems install fire multi-detectors at Worcestershire waste processing facility

FireVu multi-detectors facilitate quick fire detection and remedy at Worcestershire warehouse Budget Waste Management operates a waste removal, disposal and recycling service. It processes the waste it collects at its large waste processing facility in Worcestershire. The company deals with a great variety of material, much of which is flammable. So the risk of fire is significant and the potential impact of a fire outbreak is extremely serious. FireVu multi-detectors rapidl...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Protects Sydney Harbour Tunnel

NetVu’s advanced Video Smoke Detection (VSD) system is being used to provide a rapid response to potential fires in the AU$554 million Sydney Harbour Tunnel. Retrofitted to 80 of the tunnel’s CCTV cameras - 40 in each tube - VSD offers a vital early warning of incidents in the tunnel which carries nearly 90,000 vehicles a day. Benefits Of The Video Smoke Detection The key benefit of the Video Smoke Detection (VSD), now being applied in Sydney, is its ability to use image-processing...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Solution Protects Palm Jumeirah Tunnel in Dubai

D-Tec - part of NetVu - announced that its partner in the Middle East region, BSS-ME, has supplied, tested, and commissioned seven advanced IP-based, NetVu Connected, FireVu units to provide a state-of-the-art CCTV-based VSD (Video Smoke Detection) solution for the main tunnel at the famous Palm Jumeirah man-made island in Dubai. The creation of the Palm Jumeirah, which has been dubbed the 'eighth wonder of the world', has dramatically changed the Dubai area, doubling the Emirate’s beach f...

AD Group welcomes Antony Smith as new business development manager for FireVu

Antony Smith will be working across a range of sectors where FireVu has established a strong track record AD Group's fire detection solution brand hires new business development manager to target data centre sector Antony Smith has joined AD Group from Tyco as the new business development manager for fire detection solution brand FireVu. Smith has held a number of senior sales roles at Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions over a 10 year period.  He will...

FireVu discusses measures to curb major tunnel fires

Fires in tunnels present particular dangers  than many open air environments Major tunnel fires can be catastrophic with the scale of lives and property lost. The particular nature of fires in such confined spaces ensures special challenges to fire safety professionals and fire fighters. Ali Aleali is business development manager for FireVu, which has designed and installed fire detection solutions for Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah and Sydney Harbour tunnels. With 30...

FireVu business development manager highlights railway tunnel fire safety

Railway tunnel fires can be more dangerous to life than road tunnel blazes Fire prevention is the single most important issue for railway tunnel fires safety. The potential consequences of fire, both materially and in human life often exceed road tunnels accidents. While the technology and solutions are available to reduce incidences of serious situations, the issue and danger still remains. The question is how we can manage it effectively. Ali Aleali, of fire detection...

FireVu discusses fire safety measures for reducing fires in manufacturing facilities

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 assesses workplace dangers for fire and explosion hazard identification Manufacturing facilities are highly vulnerable to fire. Flammable materials, multiple sources of ignition and malfunctioning machinery parts can lead to disastrous fires for firms. Ali Aleali at fire detection solution provider FireVu, specialises in food, drinks, pharmaceuticals and chemicals manufacturing. Ali discusses the causes...

FireVu video smoke detection solution protects London’s Guildhall against fire

Detection points were reduced with a wide field of view after video smoke detection solution was chosen The particular challenges for professionals tasked with ensuring high levels of fire detection for heritage buildings can be complex. Rarely built with fire safety in mind, historic buildings are often composed of highly flammable materials making them susceptible to fire. Detection and prevention solutions are therefore hugely important. Simon Jenkins of solution provi...

FireVu offers preventive measures to combat food processing industry fires

Manufacturing environments have high risk processes making the threat of major fires a constant possibility Manufacturing plants’ vulnerability to fire ensures that safety, detection and preventive measures should never be compromised. Yet, fires still occur with alarming regularity and often terrible outcomes. Process Industry Informer takes a closer look at manufacturing fire risk and what can be done to reduce it. Manufacturing environments possess inherently hig...

FireVu announces appointment of Ali Aleali as Business Development Manager

Aleali moves from parent company AD Group where he was a training and communications specialist Fire detection solution provider FireVu is further strengthening its business development team with the appointment of Ali Aleali in April. Aleali moves from parent company AD Group where he was a training and communications specialist. In his new position as business development manager Aleali will concentrate on the petrochemical, chemicals, food and drink processing industries...

FireVu examines report on waste management statistics for 2013

Number of fires at waste management sites has remained constantly high According to FireVu, the number of fires at waste management sites has remained constantly high. Statistics for the past 10 years, supplied by the Environment Agency, have averaged, more or less, a fire every day. While figures for 2012 had come down from 2011 to 96 fires at regulated waste transfer stations and 247 fires at all regulated sites, the trend has not continued downwards. In 2013 there were...

FireVu welcomes Mark Tansey as new Business Development Manager

FireVu offers Video Smoke Detection technology solutions for the early detection and prevention of fires Mark Tansey has joined FireVu, an innovator in Video Smoke Detection, as a new business development manager. Tansey joins from wireless fire solutions supplier Sterling Safety Systems where he was UK sales manager. Tansey’s extensive fire detection industry experience includes a number of long-term business development industry positions at ADT, Romec Services, TFS...

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