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Levitt-Safety Blog

Derek McEwen

Derek McEwen | Market Segment Manager – Fire Systems and Mining Technology

  • Why urban projects are turning to mining tools

    Why urban projects are turning to mining tools

    When you hear the term “connected worker”, you probably think of mining. But, what if I told you that projects in your very city could be using these technologies too? In fact, you’ve probably walked by (or above!) a site...

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  • The most surprising places you’ll find a fire suppression system

    The most surprising places you’ll find a fire suppression system

    Generally, we find that fire suppression systems are installed in server rooms so that companies don’t lose their precious data if there’s a fire – but, where else are these systems put to use? Today I’m sharing three surprising places...

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  • How to Eliminate Dust Before it Becomes a Hazard

    How to Eliminate Dust Before it Becomes a Hazard

    In Canada there’s a joke that there are only two seasons: winter and construction. As the summer is upon us, it seems that we can’t escape the constant construction zones during our daily commutes. In addition to the frustration of...

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  • Meet our Vehicle Fire Suppression System team

    Meet our Vehicle Fire Suppression System team

    Market Segment – Derek McEwen, Edmonton, Alta. As the Market Segment Manager of Fire Systems & Mining, I’m lucky to work right in the middle of the action and see how our fire suppression systems for vehicles help companies across Canada...

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  • 5 things to look for in your vehicle fire suppression system provider

    5 things to look for in your vehicle fire suppression system provider

    [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4OK8Z5VG6E[/embed] When you work in mining, forestry, waste management, agriculture, container handling and transportation, you depend on heavy machinery to finish your job on time. But your heavy equipment faces daily challenges.Between rugged environments, extreme weather and long run times, their...

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  • The Eagle has landed: how the new NLT cap lamp is improving miners’ safety

    The Eagle has landed: how the new NLT cap lamp is improving miners’ safety

    Do you know about our sister company Northern Light Technologies? NLT was founded in 1984 as a division of Levitt-Safety, and over the past three decades they’ve become a leader in mining technologies across the globe. Initially recognized for their...

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