Monthly Archives: June 2016

29,000 Gallons of Crude Spews From California Pipeline

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29,000 Gallons of Crude Spews From California Pipeline VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled from an underground coastal pipeline in Southern California, … Continue reading

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France – Deadly Fire Engulfs Chemical Plant

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France – Deadly Fire Engulfs Chemical Plant A body has reportedly been found in the rubble of a fire at a chemical plant on the … Continue reading

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USA – Fire & Explosion At Gas Plant

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USA – Fire & Explosion At Gas Plant No one was injured Monday night in explosions and a fire at a natural gas plant in southern Mississippi, authorities said. Jackson … Continue reading

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China – 131 Hospitilized by Shangdong Chemical Leak

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China – 131 Hospitilized by Shangdong Chemical Leak A diketene leak at a chemical plant in eastern Shandong Province has sent 131 people to hospital, … Continue reading

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Canadian & Malaysian Refinery Fires Under Control

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Canada – Ontario Refinery Fire Imperial Oil expects operations at its 121,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Sarnia, Ontario, to quickly return to normal after a brief … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Fire at Gas Processing Plant

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Fire at Gas Processing Plant Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Fire at Enterprises Product Partners Washington, DC, June 28, 2016 … Continue reading

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USA – Black Elk – Deadly 2012 Oil Platform Fire Settlement

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USA – Black Elk – Deadly 2012 Oil Platform Fire Settlement NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A settlement Monday brought an abrupt end to a complex … Continue reading

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Indonesia – Five Wounded in Coal Mine Explosion

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Indonesia – Five Wounded in Coal Mine Explosion TEMPO.CO, Padang-A coal mine of PT NAL in Parambahan, Talawi Sub-district, Sawahlunto City, West Sumatra, around 97 … Continue reading

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Suspected Daesh Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens At Istanbul Airport

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Suspected Daesh Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens At Istanbul Airport ISTANBUL (AP) — Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul’s … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines Engine & Wing Catches Fire – Emergency Landing – No Casualties – VIDEO

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Singapore Airlines Engine & Wing Catches Fire – Emergency Landing – No Casualties – VIDEO A Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) flight to Milan caught fire … Continue reading

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USA – Three Missing After Train Collision Triggers Massive Fireball

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USA – Three Missing After Train Collision Triggers Massive Fireball Three crew members were missing Tuesday and a fourth was injured Tuesday after a head-on … Continue reading

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Turkmenistan – Huge & Deadly Blast At Refinery

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Deadly Blast At Turkmenistan Refinery Internet connections have been down in large parts of Turkmenistan following a reported fatal explosion at an oil refinery in … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Trial opens in 2012 offshore fire, explosion on Black Elk platform NEW ORLEANS  — Jury selection began Monday for what is expected to be a … Continue reading

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Norway Grounds All Airbus H225 Helicopters Following Fatal North Sea Crash

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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 … Continue reading

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

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French Court Fines Total Subsidiary & Former Manager Over Fatal 2009 Petrochemical Plant Explosion On June 13 the criminal court at Sarrguemines (Moselle) found Total … Continue reading

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

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Australia – Airport In Toxic Foam Trouble: Tests Reveal Threat To Water Course Australian PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has responded to water testing around Oakey … Continue reading

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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

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