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December 15, 2020  

West Virginia chemical plant blast kills 1, injures 3

Optima Chemicals employee lost in tragedy last week

News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 17, 2020  

Suncor’s Fort McMurray base plant stalled until September due to fire

Blaze in the extraction area was contained quickly, and no one was hurt.

News Manufacturing General
January 2, 2020  

Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, one death

No workers inside the building when the fire broke out around 4 a.m.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 8, 2019  

Investigators on site of France’s huge chemical plant fire

About 130 complaints have been filed mostly over potential health risks following the Sept. 26 fire.

News Chemicals General
August 13, 2019  

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Cleanup work inside Notre Dame, suspended last month for safety reasons, will resume next week.

News Oil & Gas General
August 1, 2019  

Fire at Texas Exxon Mobil refinery slightly injures 37

Facility processes light hydrocarbons including propane and propylene, materials used to make plastic and industrial products.

News Food & Beverage General
July 4, 2019  

Fire destroys Jim Beam warehouse, bourbon flows into river

Lightning might have been a factor, but fire investigators haven’t been able to start looking for the cause.

News Oil & Gas General
June 25, 2019  

Explosions, fire rock US oil refinery; gas prices could rise

Fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex.

News Automotive General
January 31, 2019  

Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.

News Pulp & Paper General
January 31, 2019  

Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid weather

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

News Manufacturing General
May 9, 2018  

Fire destroys South Dakota ammo plant; no injuries reported

Evacuation of nearby businesses was lifted after a few hours.

News Manufacturing General
February 7, 2018  

[VIDEO] Firefighters battle large industrial fire in Port Colborne

Water to fight the blaze was brought in by neighbouring fire departments for hours.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 25, 2017  

Ford recalls big vans and F-150 trucks; van wiring issue led to fires

Recall covers 73,443 Ford Transit vans from 2015 through 2017 that have a trailer tow computer module.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 26, 2017  

Fish plant burns to the ground on New Brunswick island

$6 million expansion was added on the decades-old plant last fall.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 15, 2017  

Supply line leak led to fire at Syncrude oil sands facility

One worker was injured, taken to hospital in Fort McMurray in serious but stable condition.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
March 15, 2017  

One hurt in fire at Syncrude oil sands site

Fire at the Mildred Lake upgrader has been isolated and is under control.

News General
August 12, 2016  

Crews work overnight battling blaze at Michigan power plant

Coal-fired generation unit that produces electricity caught fire.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 28, 2016  

No injuries reported in Mississippi plant blast, fire

Facility removes the liquid from natural gas and ships it to utilities along the East Coast.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 6, 2016  

Crews scramble as Ft. McMurray fire explodes in size

Growth slowing, spreading to forested areas away from the city.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 5, 2016  

Fort McMurray situation volatile for first responders, evacuees

Evacuation ordered fro Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates and Fort McMurray First Nation.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
April 27, 2016  

Biofuel plant catches fire in southern India

12 fuel tanks catch fire, forcing 150 employees to flee.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 11, 2016  

Huge fire razes NL fish plant, guts Bay de Verde’s economy

Community devastated as workers left with no income.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production
November 25, 2015  

Eight injured in fire at oil refinery in Mexico

Pemex said none of the injuries to two petroleum workers and six contractors were serious; cause of blaze being investigated.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
September 1, 2015  

Fire puts Syncrude oil sands output targets at risk

Analysts says unplanned downtime has been an issue and could affect place guidance.

News Construction Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 10, 2015  

Crews battle ‘major’ fire that destroys buildings at concrete plant

No injuries have been reported; concrete silos remain intact.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
April 9, 2015  

20 killed by Mexico gasoline tanker truck blast

Death toll goes up two after March 26 explosion.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 6, 2015  

Fire at Quebec golf ball factory causes evacuations

Cause of Easter weekend blaze remains unknown.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 6, 2015  

Fire breaks out at GE’s Appliance Park in Kentucky

Cause of the blaze remains unknown and there are no injuries reported.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 12, 2015  

Kruger recycling plant destroyed by fire

A 65,000 square-foot Quebec warehouse destroyed.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production
September 22, 2014  

Weekend fire temporarily closes two NY Cascades mills

Incident destroyed about 14,000 tonnes of feeder stock, the company says.

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 Business Operations Operations Technology
June 4, 2013  

Poultry plant fires shows little has changed for many Chinese workers

Callous approach to worker safety in China that leads to frequent industrial disasters.