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News General
January 22, 2014  

Sawmill sues Toshiba over motor that sparked deadly blast

BC Coroner’s office to hold a public inquest into the two Burns Lake Forest Products mill deaths.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 27, 2013  

Two workers burned in explosion at Edmonton area industrial park

Two men were flushing out a tanker trailer unit in a wash bay at a hazardous waste business when explosion occurred.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
October 4, 2013  

Explosion at fertilizer plant near Saskatoon

Sulpher-based product blows in transfer equipment, no injuries.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
August 27, 2013  

No injuries in explosion at Cornwall, Ont., chemical plant

Plant manufactures monomeric and polymeric plasticizers.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
August 2, 2013  

TSB wants a closer look at highly flammable cargo in Lac Megantic disaster

Blasts were much more intense than what would be expected from the petroleum product.

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 24, 2013  

Explosion at Mexico steel plant kills 5

Nine people are recovering from injuries; cause under investigation.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 14, 2013  

Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant kills 1, injures 77

Plant makes ethylene and propylene – basic building blocks in the petrochemical industry.

News Energy Business Operations Sustainability
June 5, 2013  

Pre-existing flaw caused Westcoast Energy pipeline explosion

Transportation Safety Board finds welding technique increases the chances of defects.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
May 1, 2013  

Five people hurt in Magna plant explosion

Incident took place on a manufacturing line at Dortec Industries, a division of Magna.

News General
March 21, 2013  

BC sawmill destroyed in explosion will be rebuilt

Construction of Lakeland Mill to begin in the spring.

News Operations Sustainability
February 5, 2013  

Gas caused blast that killed 37 at Pemex HQ, officials say

Investigation finds no evidence of explosives in the blast the decimated several floors of building in Mexico City.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
February 1, 2013  

25 killed, 101 hurt in explosion at Mexican oil company headquarters

Cause of explosion remains unknown.

News General
October 4, 2012  

Winnipeg biodiesel plant explodes, cause unknown

Speedway International says safety inspections passed, regulations complied with.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
September 28, 2012  

Explosion at South Korean chemical plant kills four

Factory manufactured TV and electronic components.

News General
August 22, 2012  

Apple is ahead making improvements at China’s Foxconn plant

Fair Labor Association reports work time reduced to 60 hours per week.