Tag Archives: fire

Bellandur Lake Fire: Javadekar Hints at Banning Phosphates in Detergents

When Bellandur lake with froth made news two years ago, there were expert missions which visited the scene and submitted their report. Again two years ago when the waste from garment units mixed into the lake and caught fire due to methane generated inside, the local IISc scientists visited and submitted their report. The outcome remained lukewarm from the local ...

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Huge Fire at Shandong Runxin Photoelectronic Materials Co. Ltd After Tianjin

The second fire in a week at China’s Shandong Runxin Photoelectronic Materials Co., Ltd. just 5 days after Tianjin fire has shaken the belief that the chemical factories in China are within the safety parameters. Founded in 2002, Runxing chemical warehouse manufactures bulk organic and inorganic medicinal chemicals and the Beijing Times reported that the Runxing plant contained adiponitrile, which ...

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ISRO Develops Cost-Effective Fire-Resistant Technology

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed a low-cost technology to protect buildings, auditoriums, railway coaches and other automobiles from fire. It will safeguard the PSLV fuel tanks from flames. According to ISRO, the new compound, christened CASPOL, is a water-based ready-to-coat and easy-to-use flameproof coating, with excellent flame retardant, waterproofing and thermal control properties. As per the statement from ...

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10 killed in East Godavari Firecrackers Unit Blast; Death Toll May Go Up

At least 10 people were feared killed in a blast in a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Monday, police said. The accident took place in a building in Vakatappa village in the coastal district, where the firecrackers were being manufactured illegally in the building, they said. Huge flames engulfed the premises and two fire engines were ...

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