Industry News

Cheese Factory Explosion

A dairy firm has been fined £20,000 following a major explosion at its cheese factory in Cumbria. The incident took place at Aspatria Creamery in Aspatria on 29th July 2010. The explosion emanated from the boiler house at the site ... Read more

Polish Coal Explosion

A coal dust explosion late on Tuesday at Polish utility Polska Grupa Energetyczna’s (PGE’s) 2.1-GW Turow power plant near Bogatynia in the southwestern part of Poland injured four workers and set off a blaze at three of the plant’s eight ... Read more

4 Injured in Hai Phong City Boiler Explosion

A large steam boiler exploded at the Hai Phong City Paper Company, seriously injuring 4 workers – who were later admitted to a local hospital in critical condition. The US $143 000 boiler, which was totally destroyed, was certified to ... Read more

TFM Learning Resources Ltd

TFM Learning Resources Ltd to produce SOPEEC based technical textbooks A series of textbooks based on the syllabi and curriculum requirements of the Standardization Of Power Engineers Examination Committee will be produced this year by TFM Learning Resources Ltd. The ... Read more

Minnesota Special Engineers Textbook Completed

TFM and American Technical Publishers to introduce a new Special Engineers textbook. The new textbook was introduced at a special meeting in Minneapolis/St Paul by a combined team from the American Technical Publishers Mr. Jon Gosee, Editor in Chief, and ... Read more

New Boiler Safety Regulations

Many new changes have taken place in the amended Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation M62. They are available on the web for all power engineers to see and use as needed. Check it out at www.safetyauthority.ca ... Read more

Logbooks. How Important Are They?

Logbooks. How important are they? I recently had the opportunity to conduct an investigation into a boiler furnace explosion incident that occurred in a large facility. The incident had occurred several weeks before I was called to conduct this investigation ... Read more