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  • Hazardex 2021 Awards for Excellence – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

    03 December 2020

    The 2021 Hazardex International Conference and Exhibition is taking place on 16 & 17 June 2021 at the Hilton Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK and will once again feature the industry’s most prestigious awards evening. The 2021 Hazardex Awards for Excellence will include six categories for which nominations are now open!...

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  • China jails 53 people for March 2019 chemical plant explosion that killed 78

    01 December 2020

    A court in China jailed 53 people on November 30 after they were convicted of charges including bribery and negligence in relation to the March 2019 chemical plant explosion in Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province that killed 78 people, injured 76 and caused a direct economic loss of 198,350,700 Chinese Yuan (£22.6m)....

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  • Hazardex December is available now!

    01 December 2020

    The digital edition of Hazardex December is now online. The issue includes features on Asset Management, Storage & Transportation, Toxic Gas, Safety Systems, and a special UKCA Focus....

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  • “Fire-related event” injures three and forces operations to stop at Canadian pellet plant

    30 November 2020

    A fire injured three employees of wood pellet manufacturer Pinnacle Pellet on November 25 at the company’s facility in Houston, British Columbia. Operations were shut down following the incident while the three workers were taken to hospital....

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  • Fire and explosion at Indian beer production facility injures two

    30 November 2020

    Two people were injured in an explosion and fire on November 29 at a beer factory in an industrial area of Pithampur, central India. According to the Times of India, workers had been welding inside the plant when the incident occurred....

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Yemen rebels to allow UN repair mission on decaying oil tanker to proceed 27 November 2020

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have reached an agreement to allow a United Nations mission to inspect and repair an abandoned, decaying oil tanker that has the potential to cause a major humanitarian and environmental catastrophe. The UN said on November 24 that a repair mission to the stranded FSO Safer could begin by late January or early February....

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Explosion at South Korean steel plant kills three 26 November 2020

An explosion at a factory belonging to South Korean steel manufacturer POSCO killed three people on November 24. The blast happened at around 16:00 local time at a steel mill in Gwangyang, southwest of Seoul....

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Missile causes explosion at Saudi oil storage facility 25 November 2020

A missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels caused an explosion at a petroleum products distribution plant in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on November 23. No one was injured in the attack on Saudi Aramco’s North Jeddah Bulk Plant which caused damage to an oil storage tank....

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Venezuela cracks down on oil industry critics, arrests union leaders 24 November 2020

Venezuela has continued its crackdown on oil industry critics and whistleblowers in an attempt to block information leaks about state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), the country’s deteriorating oil facilities, and unsafe working conditions....

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Belarusian nuclear plant reopens after transformer explosions halt production 23 November 2020

Belarus’s new Astravets nuclear power plant has resumed operations after a series of transformer explosions halted production on November 8, just one day after President Alexander Lukashenko officially opened the country’s only nuclear power plant....

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