The international disaster management community is preparing for another successful Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference (GiDMC) on 1-2 July 2019 at Le Méridien, Hotel, New Delhi. Organized by the United Nations Global Compact Network, this year’s theme is “Towards Resilient Future – Preparedness, Response, Recovery,...

A growing number of electric and hybrid vehicles are driving on roads and a new research project funded by Sweden’s innovation agency Vinnova – Strategic vehicle research and innovation (FFI), where risks posed by lithium-ion vehicle batteries will be addressed and investigated. RISE Research Institutes of...

The Ford motor company in the US has started a recall involving the recall of nearly 2 million pick-up trucks after identifying a seat belt defect that could trigger vehicle fires. The recall affects the crown jewel of Ford’s lineup: the F-150 pickup which is...

A firefighter fell to his death while battling a blaze on the upper floors of a government building in Johannesburg. The fire broke out on the 23rd floor of a tower block which is shared by the South African departments of health, human settlements and co-operative...

Here’s why the N95 Surgical Respirator should be your first choice for disposable protection. Wearing respiratory protection might seem inconvenient, but without it exposure to airborne particles and contaminates can cause both short-term and long-term health problems. Here’s why the N95 Surgical Respirator should be your...

Specs Sheet: Title: Paxton’s Net2 System Secures New Office of Global Technology Distributor   Type of site: Commercial/Technology Centre   Location: Johannesburg, South Africa   Number of doors: 8 doors   Solution required: New office building required new access control system Access management for external visitors   Result: Easy monitoring of doors that are locked or...