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Iran: 30 Firefighters Killed In Tehran Building Collapse - Video

Iran: 30 firefighters killed in Tehran building collapse - Video Crews were battling the blaze at a high-rise building in Iran when it collapsed live on television. https://youtu.be/vJvhmdSih14 Thirty firefighters have been killed after a high-rise building collapsed in Tehran, Iran's state-run Press TV has said. Fire crews ...

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Report: More Than 300 Convicted Over Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims

Report: More Than 300 Convicted Over Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims

Report: More Than 300 Convicted Over Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims In the nearly seven years since the disastrous Deepwater Horizon explosion, BP paid billions to resolve hundreds of thousands of claims from people affected by the worst oil spill in U.S. history. But newly released documents ...

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Oil & Gas UK Publishes New Guidelines For Use Of Drones Offshore

Oil & Gas UK Publishes New Guidelines For Use Of Drones Offshore

Oil & Gas UK publishes new guidelines for use of drones offshore A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones - has been published by Oil & Gas UK. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations ...

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Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise

Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise

Norway To Investigate Oil Industry Safety After Accidents Rise STAVANGER, Norway, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Norway will appoint a public commission to look into the safety of the country's offshore oil and gas industry following a recent string of accidents, the government said on Tuesday. As falling ...

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JOIFF International FEHM Conference Report

JOIFF International FEHM Conference Report

The first JOIFF International Fire & Explosion Hazard Management Conference took place on 3rd & 4th November 2016 at the Corinthia Hotel, St Georges Bay, Malta in association with JOIFF member organisation International Safety Training College (ISTC) Malta. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of JOIFF ...

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World News

Chinese Coal Mine Caves In, Killing 9

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Chinese coal mine caves in, killing 9 workers BEIJING (AP) — The partial collapse of a coal mine in northern China has left nine people … Continue reading

Firefighter Collapses, 3 Killed In Chemical Fume Leak

Firefighter collapses, 3 workers killed in chemical fume leak A firefighter who tried to rescue three road workers trapped underground remains in the hospital in … Continue reading

4 Rescued in Gulf of Mexico Oil Fire

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4 Rescued in Gulf of Mexico Oil Fire The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an … Continue reading

ADNOC Ruwais Refinery Fire

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ADNOC Ruwais Refinery Fire Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has shut half the capacity at its 800,000 barrels-per-day Ruwais refinery after a fire there last week, … Continue reading

At Least 10 Killed in Mine Collapse in Eastern India

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At Least 10 Killed in Mine Collapse in Eastern India PATNA, India (AP) — A coal mine collapse in eastern India killed at least 10 … Continue reading

Pemex Refinery Gas Release Kills One, Injures Two

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Pemex refinery gas release kills one, injures two Mexico’s state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said a worker has been killed in a chemical accident … Continue reading

Rio – Fire At Petrobras Refinery

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Fire reported at Petrobras refinery in Rio Jan 18 Fire was reported on Wednesday at the Reduc refinery in the state of Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

USA – Six Injured Power Station Explosion

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Six injured in Ohio power station explosion Six people were injured on January 10 in an explosion at a power station near Aberdeen, Ohio, upriver … Continue reading

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SOLBERG® Achieves ULC Category 3 Product Certification on Foam Concentrates

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SOLBERG® Achieves ULC Category 3 Product Certification on Foam Concentrates SOLBERG® Achieves ULC Category 3 Product Certification on Foam Concentrates ARCTIC 3% and 6% AFFF … Continue reading

Angus Announce New Flourine Free Foam

Respondol ATF is a superior quality synthetic fluorine free foam concentrate designed specifically for general emergency responders faced with a variety of risks in a … Continue reading

E2S Warning Signals Becomes Member Of NFPA

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E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent warning signals manufacturer, is now a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). E2S, which has a … Continue reading

Country Fire Authority Selects Solberg RE-HEALING™ Foam

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Solberg’s Asia Pacific Office announced the securement of a multi-year supply contract for RE-HEALING™ RF3x6% ATC™ foam concentrate to the Country Fire Authority (CFA) of … Continue reading

Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier Select Solberg Foam

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Solberg’s EMEA Region Office announced the securement of a supply contract for SOLBERG ARCTICTM 6% AFFF foam concentrate for use on Britain’s newest aircraft carrier … Continue reading

Lumenox – ATEX/IECEx Approved High Output Portable Floodlight For Hazardous Area Use

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Lumenox has announced its new LPX6 explosion proof ATEX/IECEx approved high output LED portable floodlight, lumenox.co.uk/lpx6, suitable for providing temporary portable lighting in Zone 1, … Continue reading

INDIAN SPACE AGENCY EMPLOYS SHARPEYE

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INDIAN SPACE AGENCY EMPLOYS SHARPEYE The Indian Space Agency has chosen to select Spectrex SharpEye flame detectors to provide flame detection within their facilities. The … Continue reading

SPECTREX – DUTCH STADIUM PROTECTED BY SHARPEYE

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The Gelredome Soccer Stadium in the Netherlands has recently installed Spectrex flame detectors to provide protection at any of their events, ranging from soccer games … Continue reading

Williams Fire & Hazard Control –

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XTREME FIRE TRAINING WITH THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS Williams Fire & Hazard Control (“Williams”) will once again be hosting its world renowned XTREME Industrial … Continue reading

SOLBERG® Achieves MIL-SPEC Product Certifications on Foam Concentrates ARCTIC 3% and 6% AFFF Are U.S. Military Specification MIL-F-24385F Certified

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Green Bay, Wisconsin – The Solberg Company, the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware, announced today the company has achieved U.S. … Continue reading