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  • DESMI helicopter fuelling steps up the pace

    Pumping solutions specialist DESMI demonstrates what being the market leader in maritime helicopter fuelling systems really means. Pump manufacturer DESMI’s Steve Godwin is looking very pleased. He’s standing on the deck of a naval ship, monitoring events closely as a helicopter hangs in the air just metres off the vessel’s port side, swaying gently in the relatively light ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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

  • Oil Tanker Barge Explodes in Louisiana

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (ENS) - The body of a welder aboard a barge that exploded and caught fire Saturday near Venice, Louisiana was recovered Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The tank barge, carrying about 17,000 gallons of crude oil, burst into flames during a welding operation. One man was killed, another was injured, and an unknown amount of crude oil spilled into the water. ...

  • Refueling of Drone aircrafts in the field

    All around the world Drone activities are increasing. Going from extremely sophisticated survey and attack drones to drones for fun. The drones you buy in toyshops are most likely battery operated. However, batteries are still rather heavy, meaning the more sophisticated drones are using fuel like air fighters. DESMI is known for building refueling systems for ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Storm Desmond – The Impact on Farming and Rainwater Harvesting

    With hundreds of homes being evacuated around Cumbria and the Scottish borders, the farming community has rallied support for the victims, many pledging donations of forage and bedding. Forage Aid was established in the wake of the Somerset floods of 2013 and the organisation is currently taking offers on social media and through it’s Just Giving page here: ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Canadian bulk carrier spills oil into Maumee River

    Droves of cleanup workers spent much of the weekend trying to contain and collect 3,300 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled into Ohio's Maumee River Friday night by a Canadian bulk carrier. Loaded with grain, the Algonorth was leaving the Midwest Marine Terminal Friday night when the vessel's stern smashed into the dock, rupturing two fuel tanks 10 feet above the water line, according to the ...

  • British Shipwreck Menaces World Heritage Devon Coast

    LONDON, UK (ENS) - Oil spilling from a cargo vessel grounded on the Cornish coast near a World Heritage Site and the threat of hazardous chemicals escaping from containers flung into the water as heavy gales hit the broken ship have British Coastguard, emergency and environmental personnel on high alert today. The British-flagged container ship MSC Napoli lost power during a gale ...

  • Chemical Industry Prepared as Hurricane Irene Heads to East Coast of U.S.

    With another hurricane season upon us and Hurricane Irene heading toward the eastern coast of the United States, the chemical industry is prepared to build on the successful actions taken to weather previous hurricanes. During storms like Katrina and Ike, American Chemistry Council (ACC) members' emergency preparations worked as planned. Not one employee at a chemical ...

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County today sent Certificates of Recognition to 575 companies for being "good corporate citizens" for the year 2011. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety-one of the companies have received this recognition for more than ...


    By Marketwire

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