Sulpher-based product blows in transfer equipment, no injuries.
Plant manufactures monomeric and polymeric plasticizers.
Blasts were much more intense than what would be expected from the petroleum product.
Nine people are recovering from injuries; cause under investigation.
Plant makes ethylene and propylene – basic building blocks in the petrochemical industry.
Transportation Safety Board finds welding technique increases the chances of defects.
Incident took place on a manufacturing line at Dortec Industries, a division of Magna.
Construction of Lakeland Mill to begin in the spring.
Investigation finds no evidence of explosives in the blast the decimated several floors of building in Mexico City.
Cause of explosion remains unknown.
Speedway International says safety inspections passed, regulations complied with.
Factory manufactured TV and electronic components.
Fair Labor Association reports work time reduced to 60 hours per week.
A tiny insect that’s devouring BC’s forestry industry is now being fingered by industry and union officials as a key suspect in the deadly explosions of two sawmills over the past three months.
A massive explosion and fire at the Lakeland sawmill in Prince George, BC on April 23 has claimed a second life.