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  • Fire Protection Water Storage Tanks

    Water availability and supply is an important subject to the fire service. Potable water for human consumption is delivered to domestic, commercial and industrial properties from (in the majority of cases in the UK) municipal water systems (mains water supplies). This system also supplies to fire hydrants or fire protection systems, but to guarantee water availability there also needs to be the ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Tuffa Tanks: Steel Fire Protected Storage Tanks

    Tuffa UK have recently manufactured and supplied several steel bunded Fire Protected storage tanks to Cargate Engineering Ltd, an installation company based in the Bury St Edmunds area. The client has used our Fire Protection due to the location the tanks were to be installed. One of the tanks was also supplied with ...


    By Tuffa UK Limited

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • CST Storage Wins Contract from F.E. Moran Fire Protection

    CST Storage was awarded a contract from F.E. Moran Fire Protection to provide a 225,000 gallon Fire Protection Water Storage Tank for a manufacturing facility in Tennessee. Under the contract, CST Storage will install a 225,000 gallon HydroTec CS® epoxy coated water storage tank.  Construction is estimated to start in October or November and should take approximately one ...


  • Water Tank liners – the most important fire safety element

    When people think of ways to fight fire, the words “tank liners” rarely cross their lips. However, those who are serious about the hazards fire presents know that a high-quality tank liner can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to coping with runaway fires. As the trend towards self-sufficient industries increases, more and more businesses are investing in ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Striving for zero fire accidents

    The UAE Civil Defense, in a joint effort with Gulf co-operation, is analyzing possible fire hazards and through commercial & residential national level campaigns are training people and monitoring them with great success to achieve the goals of a fire safe environment. Barely entering the second quarter of 2013, several unfortunate fire accidents have already made the news. Fire continues to ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Portable Tank Group teams up with highland tank

    Portable Tank Group, a Floridian tank supplier for static water storage, flexi tanks for ISO container transportation, and emergency water reserve, has teamed up with Highland Tank to offer you a wide variety of steel tanks for water and petroleum-chemical applications for both residential and commercial needs. Highland Tank was established in 1946 and has been manufacturing quality products ever ...


    By Portable Tank Group, Inc.

  • Direct fired thermal oxidizer for asphalt application

    Custom sizing Accommodate unique process requirements Tank fumes abated Railcar and truck loading treatment Combine with process converters to minimize fuel consumption Waste heat recovery to heat flux or maintain tanks Manage heat to avoid overheating plant/tanks Provide steam if/when needed Help prevent unwanted or unforeseen ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Man Jailed for Hazwaste Handling That Created Fire Risk

    POCATELLO, Idaho, October 23, 2007 (ENS) - An Alaska man who used to reside in Idaho was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for illegally transporting hazardous materials and illegally storing hazardous waste, the Justice Department announced. Krister Sven Everston, of Wasilla, Alaska, also known as Krister Ericksson, was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $421,049 ...

  • Florida manufacturer fined for alleged fire safety violations

    The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing US$64,250 in penalties following an inspection of Konie Cups International's Medley, Fla., manufacturing plant, which revealed 12 alleged safety violations. OSHA is proposing one willful violation with a $49,000 penalty. Despite an earlier warning given to the company by local fire officials, OSHA ...

  • Tankers carrying oil derail, catch fire in Virginia

    Crews used cranes and other heavy equipment Thursday to clean up a derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into a Virginia river while state officials worked to determine the environmental impact of the thousands of gallons of spilled crude. Department of Environmental Quality spokesman Bill Hayden said state workers smelled oil downstream from the derailment site during a night-time ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tank Liners - Guaranteed To Extend Life Span of Water Storage Tanks

    Galvanised storage tanks offer an economical, reliable and low maintenance means of water storage. Galvanised tanks are typically used for potable water storage, fire-protection industry water storage and water for irrigation purposes. When sealed with a geotextile protective membrane and a flexible rubber tank liner, they are guaranteed to store water safely. Butyl and ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • California authorizes oilfield dumping into protected aquifers

    Regulators in California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, have authorized oil companies to inject production fluids and waste into what are now federally protected aquifers more than 2,500 times, risking contamination of underground water supplies that could be used for drinking water or irrigation, state records show. While some of the permits go back decades, an Associated ...


    By Associated Press

  • Valley and Butte Fire Response Update 10/28/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its federal, state, and local partners continue the assessment and clean-up of household hazardous wastes in the aftermath of the Valley Fire in Lake County, Calif. and the Butte Fire in Calaveras County, Calif. EPA mobilized to the two fire-impacted areas first to clear properties near public schools in Lake County, then more broadly in fire ...

  • Evacuation lifted after fire at fracking chemical warehouse in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania

    Workers at a warehouse were pouring hydraulic fracturing chemicals into a production tank Tuesdaywhen a fire started, forcing residents from more than 70 nearby homes for several hours and injuring several people, emergency and company officials said. Hazardous materials crews moved people living near the warehouse in Leetsdale to a high school ...


    By Associated Press

  • Water Storage Tanks – A Great Way to Save Water

    Water storage tanks are cost effective storage containers used for numerous residential and industrial purposes such as drinking water, rainwater harvesting, low cost housing developments, mining industries, farming and governmental projects, fire protection, hospitals, harbors, and rural areas, to name a few. These tanks require little or no maintenance due to ...


    By Rainbow Tanks

  • How necessary are water storage tanks in the UK?

    Rain water always seems to be in great supply in the UK, so the question asked by many is whether it really is worth installing a metal water storage tank? A number of factors would need to be considered to quantify their value. This can be worked out by calculating water savings over a long-term period of 10 years or more. Installing a water storage tank without protecting ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Water tank refurbishment to avoid costly replacement

    Water is an invaluable commodity. Many people understand this and so they have implemented the use of water storage tanks. These tanks are a great asset to the agricultural industry, fire protection and the farming community but need to be properly maintained in order for the tank to be fully functional. One such method of doing so is to install a tank liner or to undergo ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Water tank liner refurbishment: is it really necessary?

    Refurbishing a water tank is very important to ensure you have a tank that will last a long time without contaminating your water or needing regular maintenance. Many people do not realise that the maintenance of a water tank is crucial as corrosion takes place over time and eventually leads to the tanks failure. Those who fail to refurbish their ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

    With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is. Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition: Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

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