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  • Oil refinery secured with largest fire fighting system from Grundfos

    After one of the most challenging projects ever handled by Grundfos, 10 enormous fire pumps have now shipped to an Oil Refining company in Abu Dhabi. One of the world’s largest engineering, procurement and construction companies, Samsung Engineering in Korea, chose in 2010 Grundfos as the supplier of 10 vertical fire pumps, which were a part of the expansion of Abu Dhabi Oil ...


    By Grundfos

  • Wide ranging system fights fire risk at all points of the process

    Untitled Document The Land Coal Fire Detection system is one which provides solutions for the important problem of damaging plant fires and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Cost of fighting warming `modest,` says UN panel

    The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday. Such gases, mainly CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels, rose on average by 2.2 percent a year in 2000-2010, driven by the use of coal in the power sector, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fire fighters day in Legnica

    The people in the town of Legnica, in the south west of Poland, celebrate the annual firefighters day every year on the 4th of July. After the official medal ceremony for the fire fighting heroes, the Polish BBA Pumps representatives  presented two brand new fire fighting pump units to the Regional Fire Department. The high head units M80/8 consists of: BA-C125H7 D416 auto prime ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Fracking fuels water fights in nation`s dry spots

    The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface. Hydraulic fracturing, or the drilling technique commonly known as fracking, has been used for decades to blast huge volumes of water, fine sand and chemicals into the ground to crack open valuable shale ...


    By Associated Press

  • DcR Engineering uses VTScada software for automated fire station alerting system

    DcR Engineering Services has designed a state-of-the-art fire station alerting system that reduces emergency response times by automating the E9-1-1 emergency fire response process. Eighty-six fire stations have adopted this system which utilizes the latest technology in wireless data communications, intelligent process control equipment and VTScada HMI software from Trihedral.Response Time is ...


    By Trihedral

  • DcR engineering uses VTScada software for automated fire station alerting system

    DcR Engineering Services has designed a state-of-the-art fire station alerting system that reduces emergency response times by automating the E9-1-1 emergency fire response process. Eighty-six fire stations have adopted this system which utilizes the latest technology in wireless data communications, intelligent process control equipment and VTScada HMI software from Trihedral. Response Time is ...


    By Trihedral

  • Fuel Fire Runoff Fouls Spokane River

    SPOKANE, Washington, July 26, 2007 (ENS) - A spectacular fire that destroyed a fuel warehouse in North Spokane late Monday has spilled oil into the Spokane River that crews from the state Department of Ecology now are working to contain. 'We have no idea how much oil escaped,' said Ecology spokeswoman Jani Gilbert. The warehouse is owned by Whitley Fuel LLC, Spokane's largest Shell ...

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Vision 20/20 Launches Training University Focused on National Fire Prevention with BlueVolt Learning Management System

    BlueVolt (http://www.bluevolt.com), the leading provider of online Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the construction, manufacturing and service industries, was chosen as an online training provider to Vision 20/20, a national organization dedicated to fire prevention practices. Vision 20/20 is a grassroots effort to improve fire prevention practices run by the ...


  • 160 experts meet for the »10th GreCon fire protection symposium«

    The latest findings and developments of the last years were introduced at the 10th GreCon fire protection symposium "Protection against Dust Fires and Explosions in the Industry" which took place in Bad Wildungen near Kassel from 26 to 27 April 2012. With around 160 participants, the anniversary event of the series, which has been organised by the specialist for spark detection and ...

  • Fire risk in Mediterranean Europe mapped using satellite images

    Satellite observations are valuable aids to detect and monitor fire activity. A recent study has investigated how satellite images of fire activity, together with information on vegetation cover and fire risk associated with long and short-term atmospheric conditions could be used to help authorities better manage the risk of wildfires in Mediterranean Europe. Wildfires, especially in southern ...

  • Cal/OSHA issues additional fines for fatal UCLA lab fire

    Cal/OSHA officials have notified UCLA that it is issuing additional citations regarding lab safety, and levying $67,720 in additional fines following a fatal lab accident on campus. Campus officials said they are troubled that Cal/OSHA appears to be jettisoning the conclusions of the agency"s previous report on the same subject and ignoring the far-reaching steps that UCLA has taken since a ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Fire risk in Mediterranean Europe mapped using satellite images

    Satellite observations are valuable aids to detect and monitor fire activity. A recent study has investigated how satellite images of fire activity, together with information on vegetation cover and fire risk associated with long and short-term atmospheric conditions could be used to help authorities better manage the risk of wildfires in Mediterranean Europe. Wildfires, especially in southern ...

  • If we don’t pass the audit, you can fire me: Achieving the flawless EMS audit

    Joey Ebanks, EHS and Training Manager for Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) and Intelex client, dropped by the Intelex offices in Toronto, Canada this week to make a presentation to Intelexians on how CUC is using Intelex software, and how it has boosted the performance of its EHS programs. Below is an excerpt from his presentation, an excellent anecdote that reflects Joey’s confidence as ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Brisbane Water Selects Bentley’s WaterGEMS V8 XM Edition for Modeling Speed, Ease of Use, and Fire Flow Analysis

    Exton, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Brisbane Water, one of the largest water utilities in Australia, has selected WaterGEMS V8 XM Edition, Bentley’s water distribution modeling solution, to manage the municipality’s complex water network. The network serves a population of approximately one million. WaterGEMS V8 XM, which won the 2006 AWWA People’s Choice Award for ...

  • Call for papers for 2012 Asia pacific water and sewer systems modeling conference

    This informative and highly regarded event will bring together forward thinking utilities and the vast community of engineering professionals from around the world for an in-depth look at the newest technological advances, solutions and practices in geospatial infrastructure modelling, management and optimisation. The two-day educational program will offer a wealth of critical learning and an ...


    By Innovyze

  • Caylym’s Guardian Aerial Firefighting System Outstanding Debut at AATTC Symposium in St. Joseph, MO

    California-based Caylym Technologies’ aerial firefighting system made its domestic debut at the annual Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center (AATTC) symposium on Jan. 30. The Guardian delivers water or fire retardant in an innovative container delivery system (CDS), which may enable hundreds of additional aircraft to enter the fight to control wildfires. Two Caylym ...


  • Caylym Technology’s New Aerial Firefighting System Finishes Successful Tests with the C-27J Spartan and the Romanian Air Force

    California-based, Caylym Technologies announces the completion of formal flight and ground tests with Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi and the Romanian Air Force. The international team conducted an extensive evaluation of the Caylym Guardian™ System, a cost-effective, solution to meet the world’s need for additional aerial firefighting options. This need was recently ...


  • World’s 1st medium pressure, closed vessel UV systems to gain Californian Dept of Public Health approval for wastewater reuse

    Aquionics' UV disinfection systems are the first closed vessel, medium pressure systems in the world to be validated for wastewater reuse applications in accordance with AwwaRF/NWRI* guidelines. Having undergone third party validation testing by Carollo Engineers, they have now been formally approved for post-filtration and reverse osmosis applications by the California Department of Public ...


    By Aquionics Inc

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