Mensual archives: August 2015

Police arrest 12 suspects in Tianjin blasts

  The Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) has arrested 12 people following the investigation into the two explosions that took place August 12, 2015 in Tianjin. More than 145 people died and 28 more are reported missing. The President, Vice-President and three other officers of the Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai are among the suspects. They…
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Another explosion in China

  Ten days after the tragedy in Tianjin, another explosion occurred in a chemical plant in the east of China, near the city of Zibo. The accident caused the death of one person and nine people were injured. The factory produces Adiponitrile, a combustible material connected to the production of nylon.   Source : BBC…
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Fire in the Louis-Hyppolite-Lafontaine tunnel

  A recreational vehicle towing a canteen caught fire in the ┬áLouis – Hippolyte -Lafontaine tunnel. The convoy contained three propane tanks, with a total weight of 225 pounds. Transport Quebec, which governs the transport of dangerous goods in Quebec, allows for the transport of propane in the tunnel, but under certain conditions. Road vehicles,…
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