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Visit the International HazMat Response Teams Conference 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 21 May 2019

The latest product developments and innovations in HazMat training and safety will be on show at the International Hazmat Response Teams Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, June 13th to 16th 2019.

This highly-regarded annual event is organized by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and typically attracts a wide range of HazMat professionals working in the fields of first response, emergency planning, regulatory compliance, counter-terrorism, federal facilities and law enforcement.

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Science for safety and security: the 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium

Written by Steven Pike on 14 May 2019

The 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium (formerly the CBW Protection Symposium) will take place at the MalmöMassän Exhibition and Congress Center in Malmö, Sweden this September 24th to 26th 2019.

The ever-evolving character of modern-day CBRNe threats has relevance that reaches far beyond military defence circles, with an increasing number of biological, chemical and explosive terrorist acts taking place in civilian settings throughout the world.

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A guide to the 2019 CBRN Exhibition in Fort Leonard Wood

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Apr 2019

CBRN and WMD terrorism, whether it occurs at home or abroad, remains an ongoing threat with the potential to inflict mass casualties. And the effects of terrorist incidents can persist long after the event, as evidenced by the after-effects of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center in New York.

Just this week there were reports of the recent deaths of a further three retired FDNY firefighters, all of whom succumbed to the effects of 9/11 related illnesses believed to be caused by toxic dust at Ground Zero. All three lost their lives within a 48 hour period, bringing the number of post-9/11 FDNY employee deaths to more than 180.

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What to see at the Society for Radiological Protection Conference 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 03 Apr 2019

Argon Electronics will join global radiation protection professionals at the Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) Annual Conference which takes place in Scarborough, UK, May 21st to 23rd, 2019.

The event will provide an invaluable opportunity to network among a diverse range of key speakers and fellow colleagues and to gain insights from leading international radiation practitioners.

In this blog post we summarise a selection of the SRP 2019 Conference highlights, as well as listing some of the key information you will need to plan your visit.

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Argon to showcase simulator technology at CBRNe Convergence Canada

Written by Steven Pike on 22 Mar 2019

The Canadian city of Ottawa will play host to its first ever CBRNe Convergence event this April 16th and 17th, 2019, with Argon Electronics among the exhibitors.

The event will bring together military, civilian and scientific experts from around the world, to share practical advice and experience on responding to a multitude of CBRNe threats.

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Argon to showcase CBRNe training systems at Aero India 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 07 Feb 2019

Argon Electronics will be exhibiting alongside our Indian partner, Strongfield Technologies Pvt., at the Aero India Show taking place at the Yelehanka Airforce Station in Bengaluru, Karnataka, 20th to 24th February 2019. 

The Aero India Exhibition has been held every two years since 1996, and regularly attracts in excess of 60,000 business visitors and 100, 000 general visitors over the duration of the show. 

Argon has been at the forefront of CBRNe and hazardous material simulation design for in excess of twenty-five years, while Strongfield has more than thirty years of experience providing specialist technology-based products to the aerospace, aviation, automotive and engineering sectors.

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How CBRNe exhibitions can aid research into simulator detector systems

Written by Steven Pike on 24 Jan 2019

Intelligent simulator detector tools are used by military organisations around the world to enhance the provision of realistic Hazardous Material (HazMat) and Chemical, Biological, Radiation, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNe) training exercises.

CBRNe specialists are highly-trained soldiers. They have the skills and experience to work in any environment and they have the capacity to handle a diverse variety of threats, from chemical warfare agents (CWAs) to hazardous material spills. 

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Coming events: what's new in HazMat & CBRNe for 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 13 Dec 2018

Exhibitions, trade-shows and conferences can provide an invaluable opportunity for HazMat and CBRNe practitioners to view, try and compare the very latest developments in chemical warfare, equipment, machinery, tools and technologies.

In this blog post we highlight seven internationally recognized HazMat and CBRNe events that will be taking place around the world in 2019.

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CBRNe Convergence 2018: what to see and do

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Oct 2018

Argon Electronics will be among the global CBRNe and HazMat professionals at the eleventh annual CBRNe Convergence which takes place in Orlando, Florida, from November 6th to 8th, 2018.

This year's event brings together leading world experts in the fields of WMD, chemical attacks, biological weapons and HazMat - with the programme of activities tying together on the theme of the merging of military and civilian response to CBRNe and IED threats.

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The Netherlands hosts 8th annual NCT Europe CBRNe exhibition

Written by Steven Pike on 26 Jul 2018

The 8th edition of the highly successful European NCT event series, NCT Europe 2018,  took place from July 3rd to 5th at the Dutch National Training Center at the Bredero Barrack, Vught, The Netherlands.

The three-day event featured multinational CBRN capability demonstrations, live C-IED and EOD exercises, multiple workshops for civil and military responders, an annual conference and a large indoor/outdoor industry exhibition.

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