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  • Explosive hazwaste removed from Massachusetts superfund site

    A time critical removal action was started by federal authorities this week at the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund site in Concord Massachusetts to remove containers of hazardous substances that pose a risk of fire or explosion and radioactive substances. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, undertook the action at the request of the Concord Fire Department which expressed concern ...

  • One dead, one injured following explosion at DuPont plant

    Mollenberg-Betz officials this morning said employees at the small, family-owned company are deeply saddened by the death of a longtime colleague Tuesday in a chemical explosion that seriously injured another co-worker. Company President Van Mollenberg said the explosion at the DuPont plant in the Town of Tonawanda, where the Mollenberg-Betz employees were working as contractors, is the first ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Global Solar Photovoltaics plus Energy Storage Nanogrid Revenue Is Expected to Reach $23.1 Billion in 2024

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for solar photovoltaics (PV) plus energy storage nanogrids, including an analysis of market issues, with forecasts for capacity and revenue, through 2024. During the last year, partnerships between solar PV companies and energy storage system (ESS) providers have increased rapidly, with their ...

  • GreenBytes Secures $12 Million in Series B Funding for Its Globally Optimized Solid State Storage Technology

    GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions based on solid state disk (SSD) technology, today announced that it has raised an additional $12 million in Series B funding from Generation Investment Management LLP with participation from Battery Ventures and GreenBytes management. GreenBytes will utilize the funding to expand and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Introducing inerma - madur`s new inertization system

    The inertization is an efficient system that helps to prevent formation of hazardous explosive atmospheres in silos, storage tanks etc. It is possible thanks to injection of inert substances like nitrogen. There are three elements that are needed for combustion – the fuel, oxygen and the ignition. Inertization system removes one factor and in that way prevents combustion. Oxygen ...


    By madur Polska Sp. z o.o.

  • Intrinsically Safe Area-Velocity Flowmeter

    Baseefa-approved to ATEX Category 1G Lincoln, NE - The new Isco 2150EX Flowmeter is the intrinsically safe version of Isco's modular Area-Velocity flow system. The 2150EX is designed and Baseefa-approved for use in potentially Explosive Atmospheres (category 1G) under the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC. Powered by two Lithium batteries batteries, the 2150EX uses highly efficient power management to ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • 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

  • EPA to hold public availability session regarding Macon naval ordnance plant site, Macon, GA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold an availability session on Thursday, March 8, 2012 regarding the Macon Naval Ordnance Plant (MNOP) site in Macon, GA. The availability session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Allied Industrial Park, Building 102, 600 Guy Paine Rd., Macon, GA to discuss potential proposal of the Site to the National Priorities List (NPL). EPA and ...

  • Japan nuclear plant to begin removing fuel rods

    Workers started removing radioactive fuel rods Monday from a reactor building at the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. The painstaking and risky task is a crucial first step toward a full cleanup of the earthquake and tsunami-damaged plant in northeastern Japan. The Unit 4 reactor was offline at the time of the March 2011 disaster, and its core ...


    By Associated Press

  • Federal agency finds lax regulation of chemicals

    A federal agency investigating a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant will tell a Senate committee Thursday that regulation of the dangerous chemicals used in the industry fall under a "patchwork" of standards that are decades old and are far weaker than rules used by other countries. The U.S Chemical Safety Board is the first federal agency to ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Keeping Coal Stockyard fires in check with continuous monitoring

    As part of the Coal Fire Detection System Land have developed the Coal Pile Fire Detector to tackle the problematic storage of coal in large and difficult to access facilities. The hotspot detection system mounted at a suitable viewing point is able to scan a very large area for dangerous hotspots, its pan and tilt mechanism providing great flexibility and a wide range of view. A clear display on ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • New portable thermal imager makes hotspot and plant integrity checks easy and affordable

    The Land portable thermal imager provides an accurate and reliable method of checking bunkers, hoppers, conveyors or silos for hot spots, carrying out plant integrity checks on insulation and conveyors and manually checking stagnant areas of coal dust when mills are undergoing maintenance. This light, small product is incredibly easy to use with its one-handed operation, motorised focus and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • The many faces of fire hazards in industrial settings

    Fire and explosion accidents are of major concern to the owners and operators of refineries and petrochemical, gas processing, terminal, and offshore facilities. Statistics have shown that the majority of monetary loss in these types of complexes is due to fire and explosion. According to statistics, 77 percent of the monetary loss in refinery and petrochemical complexes is due to fire and ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Fertilizer industry grows despite safety concerns

    In years past, Brian Moody's efforts to bring economic development to his small Illinois town focused on modest projects: merging an old hardware store whose owner was retiring with another shop to preserve 30 jobs or pointing artists to a vacant downtown building. Now he has a bigger prospect. Cronus Chemicals wants to build a $1.2 billion plant on a nearby cornfield that would manufacture ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tianjin`s deadly blasts expose China`s work safety woes

    By official data, China is becoming safer from accidents year after year. But the explosions over the Tianjin port last week are a stark reminder that it has far to go in preventing workplace disasters - from blasts on factory floors to leaks of oil pipes and warehouse fires. The blasts that started at a hazardous material warehouse in the eastern city of Tianjin and killed at least 114 people in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Issues Report Summarizing Progress on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

    In April 2013, an explosion destroyed a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killing 15. In response to this and other recent catastrophic and fatal incidents at chemical facilities, President Obama on August 1, 2013, issued Executive Order ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Issues Report Summarizing Progress on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

    In April 2013, an explosion destroyed a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killing 15. In response to this and other recent catastrophic and fatal incidents at chemical facilities, President Obama on August 1, 2013, issued Executive Order ...


    By Acta Group

  • EnvironmentIQ Comments on Buncefield Findings

    EnvironmentIQ, the risk management software specialists, has commented on the recent findings into the Buncefield disaster by the joint industry and COMAH Competent Authority (CA) Task Group. The Task Group has called for industry to take immediate measures to implement eight key action points at major petroleum storage facilities in the wake of the explosion. The actions called for relate ...


  • Market Study: World Market For Graphene 2010-2017 : MarketResearchReports.Biz

    Graphene has moved swiftly from the research laboratory to the marketplace, driven by demand from markets where advanced materials are required. These include the aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy storage, solar, oil service, and lubricant sectors. The distinctive electronic, thermal and mechanical properties of graphene make it a potentially disruptive technology across a raft of ...


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