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Pakistan – Shell Fined $2.4m For Fatal Tanker Blast

Pakistan - Shell Fined $2.4m For Fatal Tanker Blast

Pakistan - Shell Fined $2.4m For Fatal Tanker Blast Pakistan's oil and gas regulator has ordered a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell to pay about 257 million rupees (about $2.4 million) in damages and compensation for a tanker explosion that killed more than 200 people last ...

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CSB Releases New Animation Detailing Events Leading to 2016 Fire at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA – VIDEO

CSB Releases New Animation Detailing Events Leading to 2016 Fire at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA - VIDEO

CSB Releases New Animation Detailing Events Leading to 2016 Fire at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA - VIDEO July 26, 2017, Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released an animation describing events leading to the November 22, 2016, fire at ...

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UK - Oil Platform Improvement Notices Issued Over Gas Detection Equipment

UK - Oil Platform Improvement Notices Issued Over Gas Detection Equipment An oil company failed to install gas detection equipment first recommended 14 years ago, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has said. The HSE said BG, could not demonstrate the adequacy of fire and gas detection ...

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UK – HSE Served Prohibition Notice On Shell Over Brent Charlie Gas Leak In May

UK - HSE Served Prohibition Notice On Shell Over Brent Charlie Gas Leak In May

UK - HSE Served Prohibition Notice On Shell Over Brent Charlie Gas Leak In May Shell was served with a Prohibition Notice by the UK offshore safety regulator over concerns a gas leak on its Brent Charlie platform in May could have led to an explosion. ...

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Chinese Authorities Punish More Than 30 Over 2016 Power Plant Explosion

Chinese Authorities Punish More Than 30 Over 2016 Power Plant Explosion

Chinese Authorities Punish More Than 30 Over 2016 Power Plant Explosion According to a report by the Xinhua news agency, more than 30 people have been punished after their responsibility was highlighted in an investigation into a power plant blast in the city of Dangyang in ...

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Bangladesh – Shahjalal Airport Fire Controlled

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The fire that broke out at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday afternoon has been brought under control, reports UNB. Director (Operation) of Fire Service … Continue reading

China – LPG Explosion Kills Two, Injures 55

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China – LPG Explosion Kills Two, Injures 55 A liquefied petroleum gas canister explosion devastated three restaurants in the eastern China city of Hangzhou on … Continue reading

Germany – Five People Injured in Explosion at Chemical Facility

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An explosion took place at a chemical facility in the German town of Marl in North Rhine-Westphalia state, according to local media. Five people have … Continue reading

Pakistan – Five Killed In Kashmir Coal Mine Explosion

Pakistan – Five Killed In Kashmir Coal Mine Explosion A coal mine in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has suffered a fatal explosion on August 6 with five … Continue reading

Russian Investigators Begin Inquiry Into Alrosa Mine Flood; 8 Still Missing

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Russian Investigators Begin Inquiry Into Alrosa Mine Flood; 8 Still Missing A criminal investigation has been started to look into a flooding incident last Friday … Continue reading

Nederlands – Shell Restarts Europe’s Largest Refinery After Fire Causes 10-day Outage

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Nederlands – Shell Restarts Europe’s Largest Refinery After Fire Causes 10-day Outage On August 9, Royal Dutch Shell said it would begin the phased reintroduction … Continue reading

South Korea’s Caltex Shuts Heavy Oil Unit After Fire

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South Korea’s Caltex Shuts Heavy Oil Unit After Fire SEOUL, (Reuters) – GS Caltex, South Korea’s second-largest oil refinery, said it has shut a heavy … Continue reading

USA – Five Hurt In Explosion At Michigan Steelworks

At least five employees were taken to the hospital Tuesday after an explosion at United States Steel Corp.'s Great Lakes Works facility in Michigan.34

USA – Five Hurt In Explosion At Michigan Steelworks At least five employees were injured after an explosion at United States Steel Corp.’s Great Lakes … Continue reading

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E2x Corrosion Proof Warning Devices Benefit From Major Upgrades

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E2x Corrosion Proof Warning Devices Benefit From Major Upgrades The ‘E2x’ family from E2S Warning Signals is suitable for status indication or warning applications in … Continue reading

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

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