The 2018 World Cup required the involvement of a significant number of service providers and installers, complex integrations, and years of planning to provide physical security to the stadiums. Here’s a peek at a slice of that work.
The World Cup is one of the biggest international sporting events. Almost half of the world’s population tuned in to watch the month-long 2010 World Cup in South Africa, according to FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).
SDM recently spoke with Richard Ginsburg, president and CEO of Central Security Group (CSG), Tulsa, Okla., a company that is ranked No. 9 on the SDM 100 Report for 2018. Ginsburg refers to CSG as the largest security company you hear from the least often, and that’s with good reason, SDM found. The company, which is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, is laser-focused on providing the best customer experience possible to end users, along with consistent and reliable performance.
This year’s Excellence Awards have a slightly different name as the newly branded TMA Monitoring Center Excellence Awards (formerly the CSAA Central Station Excellence Awards), but the awards — now in their 12th year —
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is calling for the implementation of voice and video recorders on locomotives across the country. The call comes after the release of the TSB’s report on its safety study, “Expanding the use of locomotive voice and video recorders in Canada.”
According to the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada, there were more than 4,000 reported incidents of workplace violence against Canadian nurses between 2008 and 2013, and still, sources in the industry believe that these types of incidents are woefully underreported.
The Annual Central Station Excellence Awards honor one central station and three outstanding personnel that have made significant contributions to the alarm monitoring industry, their customers and community.
Over the next five years security alarm services industry revenue in Canada is expected to increase slowly at an average annual rate of 1.7 percent to $1.1 billion, which includes 1.0 percent anticipated growth in 2016 alone, according to a recent report from market research firm IBISWorld.