Fire Suppression News

  • RWS Manufacturing Cited for Repeat Violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection of RWS Manufacturing Inc., a miscellaneous wood product manufacturing company, on Jan 13, 2016, as a follow-up to a previous 2012 inspection which yielded a total of 22 violations. That follow-up ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Boart Longyear Launches MDR700, the Next Generation Underground Coring Rig with Advanced Mobility

    Boart Longyear announced the launch of the new MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility. The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart LongyearTM underground exploration technology like the LM™ 700 feed frame and offers wide drilling angles, quick setup, easy operation and maintenance, advanced mobility and engineered safety controls. ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear Launches MDR700, the Next Generation Underground Coring Rig with Advanced Mobility

    Boart Longyear announced the launch of the new MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility. The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart Longyear underground exploration technology like the LM™ 700 feed frame and offers wide drilling angles, quick setup, easy operation and maintenance, advanced mobility and engineered safety controls. ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Energy Department Notifies State of New Mexico that 3706 Campaign Will Not Meet June Deadline

    Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) notified the State of New Mexico that it will not be able to meet the June 30th deadline to remove 3706 cubic meters of transuranic waste from the mesa at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). "Working together with the State of New Mexico, we have made great strides in cleanup at the Los Alamos National Laboratory," said David Klaus, DOE Deputy Under ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

    The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday. The report also will detail deficiencies in emergency training and responses at the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • AECOM awarded US$30-million contract for up to 15 South Africa infrastructure projects

    AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE:ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) and project-close-out services for up to 15 separate infrastructure ...


    By AECOM

  • Vent-O-Mat part of Road & Bridges Magazine “Project #1” for 2012

    Roads & Bridges Magazine recently released its list of the top Bridge Projects for 2012. Ranked number one this year is Skanska/Facchina’s 11th Street Bridge Project currently under construction for DDOT. The project began in 2009 and has attained many major milestones and is nearing completion of phase I. A recently completed milestone now allows motorists traveling from Historic ...


    By CPI Water

  • EPA`s Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took the lead on responding to the fire inside a 50,000 ton pile of plastic, glass and other materials at the Hillcrest Industries facility in Attica, N.Y. The EPA is working in concert with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wyoming County and Village of Attica. The EPA’s primary goal is to extinguish the fire as ...

  • Survey to assess sustainability of the fire suppression industry

    Leonardo Academy is conducting a survey to begin a sustainability assessment of the fire suppression industry. Building owners, managers and occupants can fill out a 5-minute survey to contribute to understanding the environmental and sustainability impacts of this industry. To assess the sustainability of the fire suppression industry, information on fire suppression systems currently in place ...


    By 3BL Media

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