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  • Dust Collector Causes Fire, Explosion at Wrigley Plant

    March 19, 2015

    Firefighters were called to the Wrigley plant in Chattanooga Wednesday night after a fire and explosion that officials say came from a dust collection system. Flames were seen coming through the roof, and employees had to be evacuated from the plant. Starch used to make Life Savers and other...

  • Risks in Powder and Bulk Solids Processing

    March 18, 2015

    The production of powder and bulk products often requires complex processes. Powder and other combustible materials are worked in different ways by numerous fast running machines. The byproduct of these production processes - combustible dust - is especially explosive.   Friction and heat...

  • Worker Dies Fracking

    March 16, 2015

    A Kelowna man died March 11 at a hydraulic fracturing operation in Northern British Columbia, according to Castanet. Jack Shawn Eyles, 28, was killed in an industrial accident at the Progress Gas Plant north of Fort St. John. Eyles was part of a team working a well-site when something went wrong...

  • Explosion at Food Chemical Plant Injures Three

    March 12, 2015

    At least three people were injured when an explosion occurred at the Corbion food chemical plant in Grandview, MO Wednesday morning. The explosion destroyed a wall of the building. Firefighters were called to the facility at about 4:30 a.m., and reported a fire in the building that they were able...

  • Flour Mill Explosion Injures Three

    March 12, 2015

    Three people were injured when a water tower exploded at the Minsa corn flour manufacturing plant in Muleshoe, TX Wednesday morning. Two of the injured were airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock. All three of the injured are Minsa employees Initial reports were that the...

  • Does Your Company Comply with Dangerous Goods Transport Regs?

    March 10, 2015

    Almost every U.S. company large or small annually conducts the essential financial audit. But many executives may not be aware that an audit of another kind may be just as critical to their organizations’ financial stability plus providing optimum customer service and, literally, protecting...

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  • Explosion Venting Panel Range Now Available Ex-Stock

    March 3, 2015

    It is now a statutory requirement in many industries handling volatile materials in pressurized silos or vessels to take protective measures against potential industrial explosions. To help reduce the risk of costly damage being caused to plant infrastructure, or even potentially fatal injuries...

  • Explosion Protection for Conveyors

    March 2, 2015

    The newly developed Elevex system is a compact, sophisticated, highly efficient and thoroughly tested protection system that protects vertical conveyors from explosions. “The RSBP Co. has developed a series of new products to protect vertical conveyors that meet the most stringent...

  • Nex Flow Air Products Corp.