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2014-04-02 23:26:32

ADASHI Systems Reveals Google Glass Prototype for Hazmat and First Response at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 On April 10, 2014, fire and hazmat software developer ADASHI Systems will reveal a Google Glass prototype at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Used in conjunction with the ADASHI first response and incident command software, firefighters wearing the Glass can view critical data such as building...

2014-03-27 20:20:07

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At the urging of the privately operated aerial firefighting industry, Colorado State Senator Steve King (R-Grand Junction) has inserted language into a Bill, which--if enacted--would give the Colorado Division Of Fire Prevention And Control the authority to lease or contract three Type 1 helicopters and up to "four large aircraft from the Federal government or other sources" for aerial firefighting. The legislative proposal, known as...

2014-03-25 23:05:05

Now in its 25th year, BCC RESEARCH's annual CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES IN FLAME RETARDANCY OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS is the premier industry event of its kind in the United States. In 2014 it will be held at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut, from May 19-21. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Now in its 25th year, BCC RESEARCH's annual CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES IN FLAME RETARDANCY OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS is the premier industry event of its kind in the United States. In...

2014-03-24 20:22:44

PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it has received notification from the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) that the company's FireHawk(®) M7XT Air Mask, which provides firefighters with respiratory protection in hazardous or life-threatening environments, has been certified as compliant to the 2013 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1981 performance standard...

2014-03-21 20:22:06

As we mourn the victims of the Upper Manhattan pipeline explosion, Southern California residents are comforted by the expertise of the team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month, people around the globe were shaken and saddened by news of a gas explosion that leveled two upper Manhattan buildings, causing the death of 8 people and injuring more than 70 others. As trusted providers of safety equipment like fire sprinklers and...

2014-03-20 23:04:49

Four States To Adopt Different NFPA and ICC Fire Codes North Vancouver, B.C., Canada (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Specialty Technical Publishers has issued an update to its guide: Fire Code Management of Hazardous Materials: The Essential Guide which enables facilities at state and local government level to assess their compliance with the fire codes that have been adopted by the majority of U.S. states. The four states in the process of changing their fire code designations are:...

2014-03-12 12:22:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of spring and increased risk of forest and brush fires across the state, federal grants are now available to help Pennsylvania's rural communities better guard against the threat of fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas. "Warming temperatures, sunny days and strong winds soon will usher in wildfire dangers that emphasize the value of having well-trained and well-equipped local firefighting...

2014-03-07 23:25:32

ImageTrend, Inc. to launch new statewide fire records system for Mississippi. The data collected using Fire Bridge™ will be available for analysis to improve fire safety and reduce fire suppression costs. Lakeville, MN (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 ImageTrend, Inc. announced it will soon launch a statewide fire incident reporting system for the State of Mississippi. The company’s powerful Fire Bridge software will be used to collect data on incidents submitted by its fire departments. The...

2014-02-25 16:30:24

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 26 years since the Village of Long Grove enacted fire sprinkler requirements for new construction homes, Illinois now has 92 communities with such requirements. Many of those communities' officials attended a special meeting at Lewis University's Oak Brook campus this February. Local fire and building officials discussed their home fire sprinkler requirements and shared information about why those requirements play an important...

2014-02-19 08:25:12

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its 25th year, BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ]'s annual Conference on Recent Advances in Flame Retardancy of Polymeric Materials [http://www.bccresearch.com/conference/flame ] is the premier industry event of its kind in the United States. In 2014 it will be held at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut, from May 19-21. Geared specifically toward scientists and other technical...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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