There are enough tragedies reported in the pages of HCB, you might think, to make it unnecessary to follow the trend here, where we are supposed to consider ‘lighter’ matters. But still, we like to think that by learning from the misfortunes of others, whatever levels of stupidity or sheer bad luck they may display, will help us manage our own activities more safely.
Prison fulfils many functions: it keeps miscreants off the streets, it punishes them for their misdeeds, and it allows society to take a measure of revenge. It should also offer the change of rehabilitation – ideally, the prisoner should complete his or her sentence a better person. But that doesn’t always work…
We are constantly surprised at the limits of knowledge displayed by journalists in the non-specialist press. Not only do few seem to understand much about chemicals, but they often lack the curiosity to investigate
New corporate video showing about Emco Wheaton & TODO. See how they operate to provide their customers with their extensive product range, & the customer service they deliver. For more information on Emco Wheaton, visit www.emcowheaton.com.
Tank World 2014 saw 1,600+ attendees from across the Tank Storage industry, 50+ exhibitors, 30+ hours of free training workshops and one high-level strategic congress opened by the undersecretary of Ministry of Energy, UAE.
Accurate measurement of product in the tank is essential to managing commercial and safety interests. But, as Paul Harrison* told the StocExpo conference in Rotterdam this past March, recent developments are putting an increasing number of obstacles in the way
Opening our file copy of the 80-page May 1985 issue of HCB – surely the largest magazine published in our first five years of existence – our eyes fell immediately on a well preserved invitation to the MariChem 1985 show, due to take place in late June at the lightly mourned Kensington Exhibition Centre in London. The personal invitation from our then partners, the German magazine Gefährliche Ladung, included a list of exhibitors.
When Richard Nixon was on his ground-breaking visit to China in 1972, the Chinese premier, Zhou Enlai, was asked what he thought was the biggest impact of the French Revolution. Famously, he said it was “too early to tell yet”.