Monthly Archives: February 2016

SOLBERG® Expands Product Certifications on Foam Concentrates

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SOLBERG® Expands Product Certifications on Foam Concentrates Green Bay, Wisconsin – The Solberg Company, the world’s foremost innovator of firefighting foam concentrates and systems hardware, … Continue reading

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Hazelwood Mine Manager Charged With 10 Offences Over 2014 Morwell Fire

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Hazelwood Mine Manager Charged With 10 Offences Over 2014 Morwell Fire The company responsible for managing the Hazelwood mine in Victoria’s La Trobe Valley has … Continue reading

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Rescuers Hunt For 3 Missing After UK Power Plant Collapse

UK Power Plant Collapse

Rescuers Hunt For 3 Missing After UK Power Plant Collapse LONDON (AP) — Rescue workers with sniffer dogs are searching through a 30-foot (9-meter) mound … Continue reading

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No Casualties In Fire At Iranian Refinery

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No Casualties In Fire At Iranian Refinery TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A technical failure in a compressor at a refinery on Iran’s southern island of Lavan … Continue reading

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Explosion At Pemex’s Offshore Abkatun Platform In Gulf of Mexico Kills Two

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Explosion At Pemex’s Offshore Abkatun Platform In Gulf of Mexico Kills Two Two workers have been killed and eight have been injured after a fire … Continue reading

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Report: Fatal U.S. Chemical Plant Explosion Caused By Faulty Equipment

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Report: Fatal U.S. Chemical Plant Explosion Caused By Faulty Equipment Vacuum truck caused accident at PeroxyChem’s Pasadena plant A recently released report from the Harris … Continue reading

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Nigerian Navy Rescues Hijacked Oil Tanker, 1 Pirate Killed

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Nigerian Navy Rescues Hijacked Oil Tanker, 1 Pirate Killed LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian sailors rescued a hijacked oil tanker in a dramatic night-time rescue … Continue reading

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2 Dead, 1 Badly Hurt in Explosion at Spanish Biodiesel Plant

Spanish Bio Blast

2 Dead, 1 Badly Hurt in Explosion at Spanish Biodiesel Plant An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor … Continue reading

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Fire Breaks Out At Tüpraş Refinery In Northwestern Turkey

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Fire Breaks Out At Tüpraş Refinery In Northwestern Turkey A blaze erupted on Wednesday at the Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corporation (Tüpraş) refinery in the northwestern … Continue reading

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China Probe Identifies Stored Chemical Behind Tianjin Blasts

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China Probe Identifies Stored Chemical Behind Tianjin Blasts BEIJING (AP) — The deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in … Continue reading

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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

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CSB Blames Poor Chemical Storage For Fatal West Texas Blast

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CSB Blames Poor Chemical Storage For Fatal West Texas Blast Volunteer firefighters were fighting a blaze at a West Fertilizer Co. storage and distribution facility … Continue reading

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