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Recent Stories

Visit AFEX at WasteExpo 2017

Where do… … waste and recycling leaders find inspiration? … the best minds in the industry look for innovation? … experts in the business turn for guidance? WasteExpo of course!   Visit AFEX Fire Suppression Systems and our distributors, ASFE Fleet Solutions (booth 4114) and FQS Bear Equipment (booth 4077), to learn more about our… Read more

Fire Suppression Systems in the Oil & Gas Industry

Fire is the worst thing that can happen to an oil & natural gas collection site. All the time, effort and resources dedicated to a well pad can literally go up in smoke in minutes, as was the case recently in Monroe County, Ohio. In this instance there were thankfully no injuries, but there was… Read more

The Impact of Autonomous and Remote-Controlled Off-Road Equipment On Fire Suppression

The advent of unmanned equipment in heavy industries has arrived, and so manufacturers of fire suppression systems need to address how this impacts the type of coverage these units receive. Whether a machine is used in mining, timber, recycling or some other niche, this new (and growing) paradigm requires a modified approach when it comes… Read more

Thank You for Visiting AFEX at MINExpo 2016

MINExpo 2016 was hosted September 26-28, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. With a focus on solutions for the mining industry, attendees learned about new technologies including autonomous vehicles, remote controlled operation, drones, and of course, fire suppression. Well attended by industry experts, leaders, and managers, MINExpo remains the premier conference for mining industry professionals. In… Read more

Liebherr and Ground Force to Feature AFEX Fire Suppression Systems at MINExpo 2016

Raleigh, NC, USA – AFEX Fire Suppression Systems is pleased to announce that Liebherr Group and Ground Force Worldwide will feature AFEX equipped machines at MINExpo 2016, September 26-28 in Las Vegas, NV. Liebherr Mining Equipment will feature the AFEX system on their T 284 mining truck. An advancement of the successful T 282, the… Read more

AFEX Featured in International Mining Magazine’s MINExpo 2016 Preview

Thank you to International Mining Magazine for featuring AFEX in your August 2016 MINExpo preview issue! The preview focuses on the most exciting exhibitors and technologies that will be on display at the show, and highlights our partnership with Liebherr and Ground Force to display AFEX equipped machines. If you’re attending the show, Be sure… Read more