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  • 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

  • 100,000 more pumps will be operated by coal-fired power plants by 2015

    Coal-fired power plants throughout the world presently operate 300,000 pumps. This number will increase to over 400,000 by 2015. These pumps will be moving over 1.2 billion gallons/minute. Annual revenues for new pumps will increase from $542 million this year to $776 million in 2015. These are the conclusions reached in the newest expansion of Pumps: World Markets an online publication of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • Fire sprinkler systems get safety torque

    Replacing a torque meter with a torque sensor has revolutionised the validating process for bespoke Fireset sprinkler systems built by Grundfos Pumps Ltd. in Leighton Buzzard. Grundfos designs and builds a vast range of electric and diesel driven Firesets that form the heart of any sprinkler system. These Firesets have sophisticated control systems that activate automatically when the presence of ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Update on our response to major fire in Smethwick

    We have been monitoring the effects of the fire at the recycling plant in Smethwick overnight and are continuing to work with our partners as part of a multi-agency response throughout the day. Our primary concern is the protection of the environment and the local community.   We have been working with West Midlands Fire Service, Severn Trent Water and the Canal & River Trust to ...

  • Fire Sprinkler Systems get Safety Torque

    Replacing a torque meter with a torque sensor has revolutionised the validating process for bespoke Fireset sprinkler systems built by Grundfos Pumps Ltd. in Leighton Buzzard. Grundfos designs and builds a vast range of electric and diesel driven Firesets that form the heart of any sprinkler system. These Firesets have sophisticated control systems that activate automatically when the presence ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Rice husk biomass fired boiler in China

    Rice husk biomass fired boiler can be found in the 3 kinds of designs, for small capacities from 2 t/hr to 35 t/hr, we now have an package type Boiler design with internal furnace design. Highly efficient: the application of reproducible biomass energy is of low priced, reducing overhead by 30-60% compared to oil (gas). Low-carbon: low soot, ...


  • Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards

    California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state's groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified. Brown fired the regulators on Nov. 3, 2011, one day after what the fired ...


    By Associated Press

  • Cornell Gives Away Amazon Fire HD Tablet at RETA

    Derek Petersen, Cornell Pump industrial manager presents an Amazon Fire HD tablet to Scott Boleyn, of Ace Refrigeration. Attendees at the RETA show just concluded in Milwaukee could enter to win by stopping at the Cornell booth. Cornell showed our innovative Arctic King series (link) and our robust CB series( link) of refrigeration pumps. Learn more about ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • 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

  • Rotork works 24 hours-a-day to assist repair of fire damage at refinery

    The fire, which broke out in a pump house on 28th September, took almost two days to put out at Shell’s largest refinery in the world, which has a refining capacity of 500,000 barrels a day. Urgent work is now in progress to repair the damage with the minimum of delay. Rotork’s specialist Site Services department at Singapore is making an important contribution to this effort by ...


    By Rotork

  • Australian fire detection market to grow steadily, reaching $393.4 million by 2016

    Although the global economic crisis affected the Australian construction market in 2008 and 2009, scarcity of residential housing is currently boosting the market. This is creating demand for fire and smoke detection devices as well-informed consumers and emerging regulations make these devices a basic requirement. From 2010 onwards, the fire and smoke detection devices market in Australia is ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Hundreds of New Coal-fired Ethanol Plants Will Create a Huge Equipment Market

    The U.S. is following the lead of Brazil and is building hundreds of ethanol plants with the goal of substituting this home grown product for gasoline. While the first plants were built with gas-fired boilers, new plants are likely to use coal-fired steam generators. Some are already operating and others are in construction. The impact of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Tanker fire shuts down I-75, collapses nine mile bridge

    A two-mile stretch of Interstate 75 just north of Detroit remains closed as authorities investigate a fuel tanker explosion and overpass collapse. Police say I-75 in both directions is indefinitely closed between Interstate 696 and 8 Mile Road. Drivers are being encouraged to use Woodward Avenue as an alternate route. The tanker crashed and exploded on Wednesday, injuring three people and ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Coal Fired Steam Generation Unit Asset Sale by Universal Wrecking

    Universal Wrecking Corp has been awarded the dismantling and asset recovery project of a coal fired steam generation unit which is located 6 miles west of Pampa, Texas. A partial list of the equipment for sale includes: (2) 80MW coal fired boileris including the structure, piping and ancillaryequipment; Boiler Feed Water System including building and tanks; Deaerator equipment and ...

  • Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

    These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices. Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in recent years. Consumers are rejoicing. Fossil fuel companies are reeling. Countries ...


    By Associated Press

  • Coal-fired Power and Ethanol Replace Oil and Gas as the Big Process Equipment Markets

    This new century arrived along with a huge market for gas turbine systems and all the components as Europe and the U.S. chose this route to solve their energy problems.  At the same time the future for refining and oil and gas exploration looked bright for at least the next several decades. Just six years later, the picture has dramatically changed.  In fact suppliers of pumps, valves, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA and Mass National Guard reach agreement on 2011 firing range training violation allegations at camp Edwards

    On Aug. 30, 2012, EPA issued a Consent Agreement and Final Order with the Massachusetts National Guard to resolve EPA allegations of violations of operations and maintenance requirements by the Guard in managing three firing ranges at Camp Edwards. Camp Edwards is located on the northern portion of the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) a 22,000-acre property that has been used for military ...

  • OSHA cites Quest Specialty Coatings in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, for willful, repeat safety violations following fires at facility

    A May 1, 2014, inspection conducted after a complaint alleging three separate fires at Quest Specialty Coatings has resulted in the issuance of eight safety violations. Many of the violations were cited under the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Process Safety Management ...

  • Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker

    After a worker was injured in an August 2013 chemical fire, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Carol Callahan, doing business as Natural Advantage, for 19 serious safety and health violations at the Oakdale facility. Proposed penalties total $91,000. "Natural Advantage violated various OSHA standards that, when followed, can protect workers from ...

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