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Huge Explosion Rocks Petronas' Refinery in Malaysia

Malaysia: Throwback at Rapid Project

Huge Explosion Rocks Petronas' Refinery in Malaysia

14/04/2019 - Reuters reports that a fire at Petronas' Malaysian oil refinery was brought under control early on Friday after an explosion. The company was testing its facilities ahead of planned commercial operations later this year. read...

Functional Safety from the Core to the Edge

Safety Platform

Functional Safety from the Core to the Edge

26/03/2019 - At this year’s ARC Industry Forum Hima Group has presented recent developments and enhancements to the Smart Safety Platform (SSP). This comprehensive functional safety platform provides plant operators with maximum cybersecurity to ensure that safety automation and critical assets are always protected. read...

Strategic Partnership for Security

Industrial Security

Strategic Partnership for Security

26/03/2019 - Hima and Genua forge strategic partnership for security. Together they offer IT security solutions for the process and railway industries that fulfill the highest safety and security standards. The key aspects are secure remote maintenance of plants and machines, encrypted communications over the Internet, and monitoring of industry protocols at critical network interfaces. read...

Competence in Safety Matters

Milestone Explosion Safety/Pressure Relief

Competence in Safety Matters

16/05/2019 - The first Rembe rupture discs came onto the German market in the early 70s — at that time they were still completely machined by hand. Today, the company from the Sauerland region does not just develop and manufacture safety concepts for plants and equipment of the process industries. The focus is always on finding the optimum solution to protect the plant, people and the environment. read...

Easily Mop Industrial Spills

Cleaning Mop

Easily Mop Industrial Spills

16/05/2019 - Brady Corporation introduces the Handy Sorb, a new, practical tool to remove spills in many workplaces. The mop features an extendable handle and works with engineered pads to safely remove spills in a highly efficient and easy way. read...

Articles

Accident Prevention with Point Level Instruments

Level Measurement

Accident Prevention with Point Level Instruments

18/04/2019 - The cause of the UK’s high-profile Buncefield oil storage depot explosion in 2005? Overflow during remote filling of a storage tank. Disasters like this led to process industries adopting strict safety and environmental regulations, which you are likely quite familiar with. But some problems in the life of a plant manager aren’t always severe enough to reach international news headlines. However, even overfilling a tank with a fairly benign material can cause major headaches for a company. read...

NEWS

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

Serious Disaster

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

A big explosion at Yancheng Chemical Park claims at least 47 people dead. According to consistent media reports, a fire has broken out in the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Plant. The subsequent explosion in the facilities had a devastating effect. read...

More Space for Developing Safe Cable and Pipe Seals

Sweden: Fire Resistance Testing

More Space for Developing Safe Cable and Pipe Seals

Cable and pipe seal provider Roxtec has more than doubled its fire resistance testing capacity. The new lab provides a very good working environment and has a state-of-the art purification system taking care of the emissions from the test furnace, the company announced. read...

Major Global Alliance Contributes Over 1 Billion Dollars to End Plastic Waste

World: Sustainability

Major Global Alliance Contributes Over 1 Billion Dollars to End Plastic Waste

Some of the leading companies around the globe are associated with this alliance and together they are keen to eliminate the serious issue of plastic waste which is affecting the environment across the globe. read...