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Australia – Airport In Toxic Foam Trouble: Tests Reveal Threat To Water Course

Australia - Airport In Toxic Foam Trouble: Tests Reveal Threat To Water Course

Australia - Airport In Toxic Foam Trouble: Tests Reveal Threat To Water Course Australian PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has responded to water testing around Oakey and the Brisbane airport which have found levels of toxic PFOS and PFOA at up to 425 times the maximum exposure ...

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French Court Fines Total Subsidiary & Former Manager Over Fatal 2009 Petrochemical Plant Explosion

French Court Fines Total Subsidiary & Former Manager Over Fatal 2009 Petrochemical Plant Explosion

French Court Fines Total Subsidiary & Former Manager Over Fatal 2009 Petrochemical Plant Explosion On June 13 the criminal court at Sarrguemines (Moselle) found Total Petrochemicals guilty over the 2009 blast at its Carling plant that killed two and injured six. The company was fined €200,000 ...

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Norway Grounds All Airbus H225 Helicopters Following Fatal North Sea Crash

Norway Grounds All Airbus H225 Helicopters Following Fatal North Sea Crash

Norway Grounds All Airbus H225 Helicopters Following Fatal North Sea Crash The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has decided to suspend the use of all Airbus Super Puma H225s in Norwegian service, including search and rescue helicopters, after Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) called on the European ...

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Trial Opens In 2012 Offshore Fire, Explosion On Black Elk Platform

Trial Opens In 2012 Offshore Fire, Explosion On Black Elk Platform

Trial opens in 2012 offshore fire, explosion on Black Elk platform NEW ORLEANS  — Jury selection began Monday for what is expected to be a lengthy and complex trial arising from lawsuits over an offshore oil platform explosion and fire that killed three workers off Louisiana’s ...

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Spain – Toxic Tyre Dump Forces Mass Evacuation

Spain - Toxic Tyre Dump Forces Mass Evacuation

People living near a "toxic cloud" from a burning tyre dump in Spain have been told to leave their homes. Local officials ordered the evacuation of the Quinon de Sesena area, where 9,000 people live, saying human health may be at risk. However, many residents have already ...

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South Australia – Power Station Blast Injures Three

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South Australia – Power Station Blast Injures Three Three people, including two firefighters, have been injured at Alinta Energy’s Northern Power Station outside Port Augusta, … Continue reading

China Stresses Coal Mine Safety In Flood Season

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China Stresses Coal Mine Safety In Flood Season BEIJING – The work safety watchdog on Tuesday ordered stricter supervision of coal mine facilities after eight … Continue reading

Two dead, 18 Injured In China Battery Plant Blast

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Two dead, 18 Injured in China battery plant blast Two people have been confirmed dead and 18 others injured in a battery plant explosion on … Continue reading

USA – 300-ton Crane Falls At Torrance ExxonMobil Refinery – Injuries Reported

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USA – 300-ton Crane Falls At Torrance ExxonMobil Refinery – Injuries Reported A 300-ton crane has fallen at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, CA. According … Continue reading

USA – Exxon Refinery Under Threat From 6000 Acres Wildfire

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USA – Exxon Refinery Under Threat From 6000 Acres Wildfire The blaze was only 5 percent contained as of the morning of June 17. Santa … Continue reading

USA – Crews Battle And Contain Magnesium-Fed Fire

Crews Battle And Contain Magnesium-Fed Fire MAYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A commercial fire in the Los Angeles area was doused after explosively feeding on 10,000 pounds of … Continue reading

UK – Man Dies After Gas Blast At Potash Mine

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UK – Man Dies After Gas Blast At Potash Mine A man has died following a gas “blow-out” at Britain’s deepest mine. John Anderson died following … Continue reading

One Killed, 3 Hurt in U.S. Oil Well Explosion

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One Killed, 3 Hurt in U.S. Oil Well Explosion One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil … Continue reading

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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

Spectrex – Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector

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The SafEye Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector is a high performance, high reliability gas detector, providing continuous monitoring for combustible hydrocarbon gases such as … Continue reading

Spectrex Inc DETECTING TOXIC GASES WITH OPEN PATH SYSTEMS

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DETECTING TOXIC GASES WITH OPEN PATH SYSTEMS Mr. Ian Buchanan is European Manager for Spectrex Inc. based in the UK. Mr. Buchanan has over 30 … Continue reading

Gielle Fire Fighting Systems Announce VdS Approval of Components and Systems

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GIELLE valves are designed and manufactured in fullest compliance with the strictest international standards and Fire Protection Certifications and Approvals in order to offer the … 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

SPECTREX DETECTORS INSTALLED AT MAJOR REFINERY

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The largest oil refinery in the world is doubling its capacity to 1.2 million barrels a day. With this expansion, there is the requirement to … Continue reading

E2S Adds Light To Family Of Hazardous Location GRP Warning Signals With Xenon Strobe Beacons

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E2S adds light to family of Hazardous Location GRP warning signals with Xenon strobe beacons Released 15 March 2016 E2S Warning Signals, the leading independent … Continue reading

JOIFF International Fire & Explosion Hazard Management Conference Announce Key Note Speakers.

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JOIFF International Fire & Explosion Hazard Management Conference announce KeyNote Speakers. In November 2016 JOIFF in association with ISTC Malta are hosting the first International … Continue reading