Monthly Archives: December 2014

China – 26 Coal Miners Die In Mine Fire

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A fire sparked by underground tremors tore through a coal mine in northeastern China early Wednesday, killing 26 miners and leaving several others with life-threatening … Continue reading

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Israel – Breached Pipeline Causes Countries Largest Ever Oil Spill

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Millions of liters of crude oil gushed out of a breached pipeline in southern Israel early Thursday, causing what one Environmental Protection Ministry official called … Continue reading

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Ukraine – Officials Say No Radiation Leak From Nuclear Plant Accident

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Prime Minister Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk of Ukraine on Wednesday announced that there had been an accident at one of the country’s nuclear power plants, briefly … Continue reading

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Oman – Fire At Muscat Refinery Extinguished

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Muscat: A fire that broke out at the Muscat Refinery in Mina Al Fahal has been put out, Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) … Continue reading

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Final Report On U.S Refinery Blast Says It Was Preventable, Not A Malfunction

Regina Refinery Blast

REGINA – Fire investigators say a ruptured pipe caused an explosion and fire at Federated Co-Operatives Ltd.’s refinery in Regina last Christmas Eve. The Regina … Continue reading

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