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Huge Explosion at Indian Chemical Factory Leaves 8 Dead

India: Fatal Accident

Huge Explosion at Indian Chemical Factory Leaves 8 Dead

17/01/2020 - The blast occurred at a Boisar facility in Palghar, Maharashtra during the testing of some chemicals. The loud noise of the explosion could be heard within a radius of 15 km. read...

Explosion in Spanish Chemical Park Claims Two Casualties

Spain: Chemical Accident

Explosion in Spanish Chemical Park Claims Two Casualties

15/01/2020 - A serious explosion in a Spanish chemical park in Tarragona killed two people on Tuesday. Eight other people were injured, according to Catalan Interior Minister Miquel Buch. read...

PROCESS Honours 16 Industry Milestones in Chemical, Pharma and Process Engineering

25 Years of PROCESS

PROCESS Honours 16 Industry Milestones in Chemical, Pharma and Process Engineering

10/12/2019 - Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the leading international trade medium PROCESS awarded the "Milestone Award in Chemical, Pharma and Process Engineering“ to 16 supplier companies that served as industry pioneers and innovators. read...

Resin Bonded Filters for High Viscosity Applications

Resin Bonded Filters

Resin Bonded Filters for High Viscosity Applications

16/01/2020 - Porvair Filtration Group has recently announced a new range of resin bonded filters for aggressive chemical applications. read...

Two Equinor Employees Injured in Serious Heimdal Incident

Norway: Calamity

Two Equinor Employees Injured in Serious Heimdal Incident

02/12/2019 - Two Equinor workers were injured in a serious work-related incident onboard the Heimdal platform in the North Sea on November 28. The cause of the incident is still under investigation. read...

Articles

Universal Isolated Barriers Assign Signal Type in One Click

Interface Technology

Universal Isolated Barriers Assign Signal Type in One Click

20/06/2019 - Additional signal circuits are required when it comes to expanding capacity in processing facilities with hazardous areas of food and beverage industries, like distilleries. These signal circuits depend on measured variables from the explosion-hazardous area being transferred to the control panel and, conversely, signals from the control system being transferred to actuators in the field. Hardware intervention at interface level can have an impact on plant availability. The task is always to keep this impact at the lowest possible level. read...

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Wide-Ranging Evacuation after Explosions in Texan TPC Plant

USA: Chemical Fire

Wide-Ranging Evacuation after Explosions in Texan TPC Plant

At 1:00 a.m. last Wednesday an explosion occurred at the TPC Group's plant in Port Neches. A second explosion shook the Texas community 13 hours later - miraculously, no fatalities occurred. read...

Fire at Shin-Etsu Handotai’s Shirakawa Facility in Japan

Japan: Accident

Fire at Shin-Etsu Handotai’s Shirakawa Facility in Japan

Shin-Etsu Chemical has announced that a fire occurred on November 12 at the Shirakawa plant. Two people have been injured by the accident however the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. read...

Solvay's Product Stewardship Management System Honored

Belgium: Chemical Safety Award

Solvay's Product Stewardship Management System Honored

Solvay received the Chemical Safety Award from the European Responsible Care Awards jury for its worldwide Product Stewardship Management System. read...