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The Region's State-of-the-Art Fire Fighting Motorcycle

Dubai-based Corodex , a part of Concorde-Corodex group (CCG) launched the region's state-of-the-art fire fighting motorcycle mounted on a BMW - FIREXPRESS at Intersec 2012.
The first BMW R 1200 RT motorcycle was presented to Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director, Dubai Civil Defence by Mahmood Saleh Awad, Managing Director, Concorde-Corodex Group.

The FIREXPRESS motorcycle has a self-contained system with two interconnected 25 litre tanks for premixed water and foam. The fire fighting CAF (Compressed Air Foam) system motorcycle has been tested for structural integrity, rider stability and is based on the police version with emergency lights and has a siren option from the BMW factory.

Elaborating on the motorcycle, Mahmood Saleh Awad said, "FIREXPRESS is a 'first strike fire fighting concept' designed to give an immediate first strike capability on a wide range of types of fires, from deep-seated class A fires to difficult class B fires even in polar solvent fuels and class E fires in electrical installations. The advantages of the motorcycle are its accessibility through congested roads thereby time-saving."

The Concorde- Corodex Group, a part of M.H Al Mana Group of Companies, has served the Middle East region and its economy for over 35 years. The group was one of the first companies in the region to offer Fire Protection, Water & Waste Treatment and Environmental Services. The Group, since its inception, has never looked back and has today achieved the milestone of being the largest Group offering a wide range of services which include a complete kit of water treatment services, fire-fighting equipment & marine and industrial chemical cleaning to name a few. Amongst the reputed client list of the group include names like Dubai Electricity and Authority, Abu Dhabi Electricity and Authority, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, Haya Water(Oman), Asghal, Qatalum, Qatari Diar, Nakheel, Aldar, Emaar and other elite commercial ventures in the related industry. In order to specialize and meet the rising customer demand the Group diversified itself into 17 individual companies, each excelling in their respective field of expertise and operating as an independent entity.


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