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New Apps Expand Energy Infrastructure Mapping to Mobile

iPad Users can Locate and Analyze Pipelines, Transmission Lines, Power Plants and More

Energy Mapping firm, MAPSearch, announced the latest additions to their web-based platform, ENvision.  ENvision Navigator: Oil & Gas and ENvision Navigator: Electric Power are iPad Apps for locating, mapping, analyzing North American Energy Infrastructure.  “There has always been a disconnect between the infrastructure analysts in the office and the guys out in the field,” said Shawn McCarthy, Vice President of MAPSearch, “ENvision Navigator bridges that gap by allowing field personnel to locate and map assets from virtually anywhere.”  

PennWell Fire Group Names Billick National Sales Manager

Fair Lawn, NJ – March 21, 2014 – Pennwell Fire Group promoted Ted Billick to National Sales Manager effective April 1, 2014.

Billick will replace Joe Porter who will remain with PennWell in a sales and mentoring/ coaching capacity. Billick will be responsible for spearheading all Digital Media and Print Sales efforts across the spectrum of PennWell Fire Group brands; including Fire Engineering, Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, Fire Rescue, Firefighter Nation and

Fire Engineering wins Jesse Neal editorial excellence award

The staff of PennWell® Corporation’s Fire Engineering magazine has been awarded a 2014 Jesse Neal for editorial excellence in business-to-business media. The winning entry was “Hurricane Sandy Response, Part 1,” in the Best Theme Issue of a Magazine or Newspaper category. “Hurricane Sandy Response, Part 2, was a finalist in that category as well. The winning entry was one of 173 finalists selected by a distinguished board of judges, including Lisa Gibbs, senior writer of Money; Harry McCracken, editor at large of Time; Ellen McGirt, senior writer of Fast Company; and Allen Wastler, managing editor of The judging panel, headed by Trevor Butterworth, of, selected the finalists from an original pool of 612 entries.

FireRescue Magazine Announces Company Officer of the Year Award Winner

Award to be presented at FDIC 2014 in Indianapolis

San Diego, March 3, 2014 FireRescue Magazine, a PennWell Public Safety publication, announces that Lieutenant Edward Vargas of the Vischer Ferry (N.Y.) Volunteer Fire Company is the recipient of the 2014 FireRescue Magazine Company Officer of the Year Award, sponsored by American Military University. The award will be presented on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis.

PennWell Announces 2014 Recipient of James O. Page/JEMS Award

Gary Ludwig, Deputy Fire Chief, receives award at EMS Today Conference & Expo

La Jolla, Calif., February 27, 2014 … PennWell is proud to announce Gary Ludwig, Deputy Fire Chief with the Memphis Fire Department, as the 2014 recipient of the James O. Page/JEMS EMS Award. The award was presented at the annual EMS Today Conference & Exposition in Washington, D.C., produced by PennWell and its publication JEMS (Journal of Emergency Medical Services).


Cumberland County (N.C.) earns gold medal at EMS Today Conference & Expo, Washington, D.C.

La Jolla, Calif., February 27, 2014 … PennWell Corporation and JEMS announces the winning teams in the 2014 JEMS Games Advanced Clinical Competition held during the EMS Today Conference & Expo, a PennWell event; the conference is a leader in providing quality education for emergency medical services (EMS) worldwide.


PennWell Public Safety Brands Nominated for Prestigious Publishing Honor

La Jolla, Calif., February 19, 2014 … FireRescue magazine, the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) and have been honored by ABM, The Association of Business Information & Media Companies, as finalists in the 60th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards competition for editorial excellence. Out of 173 finalists selected by a distinguished board of judges, FireRescue magazine was nominated for Best Subject-Related Series, JEMS for Best Single Issue and for Best News Coverage. PennWell Corporation, a diversified business-to-business information provider, owns FireRescue, JEMS and

Kuala Lumpur to host international financial forum on power generation

5 February 2014: Due to an increasing need for financiers to understand trends, technologies and opportunities in emerging industries like power generation, an international financial forum for the power generation industry will make its debut in Kuala Lumpur in September.

Global electricity events open opportunities for Brazilian projects

PennWell do Brasil, organizer of the biggest electric power generation, transmission, and distribution events around the world, is returning to Brazil for a 4th consecutive year, hosting the globally-respected POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil right here in Sao Paulo’s Transamerica Expo Center. The three events will take place from 21st through the 23rd of October and will offer a unique opportunity for professionals in the electric sector: the chance to present their projects and research for the events’ participants, composed of business leaders and industry executives, from around the world.

HydroVision International Included in Tradeshow Executive's Fastest 50 Award Winners

PennWell Corporation’s HydroVision International has achieved prestigious rankings among the fastest-growing tradeshows in the United States as winners of Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 awards. 


Strategies Unlimited has now released its annual market research report, The Worldwide Market for Lasers.  This report foresees revenue growth of 4.9% from 2012 to 2017 for the total laser market, bolstered by double-digit CAGR in communications lasers revenue.  “With many promising technology and application trends,” Strategies Unlimited Senior Analyst Allen Nogee states, “communications lasers will require persistent reinvestment by equipment and component manufacturers.” 

DistribuTECH 2014 Draws More than 10,000 Attendees

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, January 31, 2014 – DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, along with co-located events Utility Products Conference and Exposition, Electric Light and Power Executive Conference and TransForum Texas drew more than 10,000 attendees from a record-breaking 66 countries this week to make it one of the largest turnouts in the event’s 24-year history.  

Power-Gen Africa & Distributech Africa To Deliver In-Depth Skills Development

POWER-GEN Africa and the inaugural DistribuTECH Africa events aim to address local skills shortfalls through a series of in-depth Technical Training workshops to be presented during the conferences and exhibition next year.

PennWell do Brasil and ABRADEE Announce Event Dates

PennWell do Brasil, organizer of POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil, and ABRADEE (Brazilian Association of Electricity Distributors) and CPFL Energia, organizers of the XXI SENDI – National Seminar on Electric Power Distribution, have worked together to strategically align the dates of their 2014 events. Event organizers of POWER-GEN Brasil, HydroVision Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil have announced that the three events will be held 21 – 23 October 2014. SENDI will occur 9-14 November 2014.

Representatives from World's Largest Utilities to Attend DistribuTECH

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from the world's largest utilities will participate in this year's DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition to be held next week in San Antonio, Texas, USA.  These utilities include: BC Hydro, Con Edison, CPS Energy, Duke Energy, Florida Power & Light, NV Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and more.

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