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São Paulo Fire Department is “International Firefighting Team of the Year 2018”

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This year’s prestigious Conrad Dietrich Magirus Awards Ceremony for outstanding firefighting operations was held last Friday evening, March 1, 2019 in front of a packed Congress Centre in Ulm, Germany. Fire departments and distinguished guests from all over the world were invited to attend the 6th edition of the high profile event.

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This year’s prestigious Conrad Dietrich Magirus Awards Ceremony for outstanding firefighting operations was held last Friday evening, March 1, 2019 in front of a packed Congress Centre in Ulm, Germany. Fire departments and distinguished guests from all over the world were invited to attend the 6th edition of the high profile event.

Verizon Joins with First Responder Foundation to Expand Services to Public Safety

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First responders put their lives at risk daily, and Verizon supports these heroes. That’s why we recently made a $10,000 investment to the First Responders Foundation that will help expand and grow the Foundation, serving more first responders.

Based in Omaha, NE, the First Responder Foundation partners directly with police and fire departments to serve and honor first responders and their families, build appreciation and respect for their work and enhance public safety.

‘When Seconds Count’: Maryland’s Statewide Emergency Medical Services Communications System to Benefit From Major Technology Upgrade

Overland Contracting, Inc., to oversee project that will retire legacy technologies and improve network utilization to help emergency responders communicate
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August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - One of the United States’ most complex communications systems for connecting pre-hospital care emergency responders will receive a major upgrade by Overland Contracting, Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch Company. The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) chose OCI to serve as the systems integrator and to oversee the design and implementation of the upgrade of its communications system, which is approaching the end of its anticipated lifespan.

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.

Creating a Social Impact Program That Builds Business and Communities

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Learn how Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technology, developed a social impact program that connects their business strategy to benefitting communities around the world through the use of mobile solutions.

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Learn how Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technology, developed a social impact program that connects their business strategy to benefitting communities around the world through the use of mobile solutions.

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Public Safety LTE Integration with Smart City Initiatives

Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report
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As the communication technologies leveraged by the public safety sector advance, the intersection with smart city initiatives becomes all the more inevitable. Technological advances afforded by broadband long-term evolution (LTE) networks have changed how first responders, city and county officials, public agencies and transportation fleets communicate and gather data to better serve their communities.

Black & Veatch: Rise of Data Propels Growing Adoption of Smart City Solutions

Strategic Directions Report reflects increasing engagement tied to smart city, smart utility efforts
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cities and utilities are increasingly relying on data analytics tools to advance their smart systems, even as municipal leaders grapple with how to pay for these upgrades. Fulfilling the smart city promise will require integrating communication technology and increasing stakeholder engagement.

Republic Services is Looking Out for You

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Two Republic Services drivers of the Anaheim Division helped rescue a woman who was attacked in the early morning hours in the City of Chino Hill. For their bravery, the drivers were honored in a special ceremony by the City’s Mayor, Art Bennett. Pictured: One of the Republic Services drivers holding the green proclamation with Mayor Bennett and other representatives from Republic Services at the City Council Meeting.

KeyBank Foundation Awards $1.4 Million to Tri-C Foundation to Expand College’s Public Safety Training Programs

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Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®)  Foundation will receive $1.4 million from the KeyBank Foundation to enhance and expand the College’s public safety education and training programs.The grant will support high-quality training for students pursuing careers as law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and other in-demand public safety occupations in Northeast Ohio.The program will include a campaign to recruit minority and female candidates for first responder jobs, as well as outreach initiatives to U.S.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Expands Support to Thirteen New Cities through the What Works Cities Initiative

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.org

Twenty-one American Cities now Participating in the Nation’s Most Comprehensive Initiative to Help City Halls Use Data and Evidence to Improve Residents’ Lives

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