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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

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon Capture and Storage for Coal-Fired Plants - Opportunity Assessment and Key Country Analysis to 2025

      This report provides the retrofit potential and new market potential for the global CCS market in terms of revenues and capacity. It also discusses the key drivers and restraints impacting the market. The report provides an in depth analysis of key global CCS markets– the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, Poland, Australia, China and Japan. It provides the retrofit potential and new ...


  • 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 ...

  • Poisoning the Great Lakes: 25 Coal-fired Power Plants Responsible For Half the Region`s Mercury Pollution

    Just ahead of a major U.S. Senate vote on the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to clean up mercury and other toxic air pollutants, a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report shows that the 25 worst coal-fired power plants account for more than half of the dangerous mercury pollution emitted by the total of 144 electricity generation facilities in the Great Lakes region. ...

  • Peristaltic pumps well worth their salt

    One of the greatest advantages of the British made Verderflex hose pump is its immunity to the detrimental effects of handling high solid content and abrasive substances. Whilst other pump designs become subject to costly maintenance and part replacement, Verderflex peristaltic hose pump users can enjoy trouble-free production and low running costs. One customer to benefit was a Spanish salt ...

  • Thompson Pump Promotes Sales Manager

    Thompson Pump, an international manufacturer of portable diesel-driven pumps, announces the promotion of Bobby Zitzka to the role of Sales Manager. Zitzka will oversee the corporate sales team including national accounts, international sales, municipal sales, and the inside sales department based out of Port Orange, Fla. Prior to his promotion, Zitzka served as the Branch Manager of ...


    By Thompson Pump

  • Thompson Pump’s 2013 Pumpology® School

    Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co., Inc., held their 23rd annual Pumpology® School April 17-19, at their corporate facilities in Port Orange, Fla. Thompson Pump hosted 55 attendees from 15 states and seven foreign countries.  The three-day workshop included training sessions for sales and service-oriented professionals on pumping fundamentals, dewatering and bypass ...


    By Thompson Pump

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