Tag: Fire

Fire at Titan tyre reclamation plant in Canada

Wednesday 27th September 2017 | 0 Comments

At midnight on 21 September 2017, a fire broke out at the Titan Tire Reclamation Corporation (TTRC) facility in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Titan International, Inc. reports that no staff members or others were injured.

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Fire stops production at Federal’s Chungli tyre plant

Monday 23rd January 2017 | 0 Comments

Federal Corporation reports that production at its main factory in Chungli, Taiwan has been halted due to a fire at the site on 17 January. Warehouse facilities were damaged during the blaze, however the Chungli plant’s manufacturing facilities were unaffected and Federal confirms there were no casualties.

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TRA Recycling Day 2016 pursues professional collective approach

TRA Recycling Day 2016 pursues professional collective approach

Monday 11th July 2016 | 0 Comments

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Michelin Lifestyle Car Care Range to be launched in April

Wednesday 30th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Michelin Lifestyle’s new Car Care Range will now be available nationwide from mid-April. The company had originally planned to launch the range by the end of March, but a warehouse fire at the products’ manufacturer delayed this.

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Fire delays Michelin Car Care UK launch

Fire delays Michelin Car Care UK launch

Tuesday 22nd March 2016 | 0 Comments

A serious warehouse fire has delayed the launch of Michelin Lifestyle’s new Car Care Range in the UK. The products were due to be fully rolled out by the end of this month, however Tyres & Accessories understands that the factory/warehouse that was storing the products has suffered a fire and the majority of the products were destroyed. Company representatives explained: “The Car Care products are still due to launch across Asda stores nationwide, but as a result of this unfortunate event it will not be by the end of this month as planned.”

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Electrical appliance behind Goodyear Dunlop fire

Electrical appliance behind Goodyear Dunlop fire

Friday 26th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Fire investigators from the West Midlands Fire Service have determined the cause of the blaze at Goodyear Dunlop’s UK headquarters on 18 February. It appears that the fire was caused by a “large electrical appliance”; the appliance has now been sent away for further testing.

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JLR Solihull production back to normal following Goodyear Dunlop HQ fire

JLR Solihull production back to normal following Goodyear Dunlop HQ fire

Monday 22nd February 2016 | 0 Comments

The fire that damaged Goodyear Dunlop’s UK headquarters site in Birmingham last week is said to have caused a blip in production at Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull factory, however the vehicle manufacturer states that operations there have fully resumed.

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No injuries in Goodyear Dunlop Tyre Fort fire, contingency plans in action

Friday 19th February 2016 | 3 Comments

Following the news that Goodyear Dunlop UK’s Tyre Fort UK headquarters building suffered a fire yesterday, a company spokesperson has confirmed that there were no casualties and given further details.

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Fire at Goodyear Dunlop’s UK headquarters site

Fire at Goodyear Dunlop’s UK headquarters site

Friday 19th February 2016 | 3 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop’s UK headquarters at Tyre Fort in Birmingham have been damaged by fire. According to West Midlands Fire Service, a fire broke out at the Wingfoot Way site yesterday evening and spread through the building’s ventilation system. Crews were called to the scene just after 7pm. The Fire Service announced shortly before midnight that the fire had been extinguished.

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Thailand fire closes Linglong plant

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 | 0 Comments

LOGIN OR SUBSCRIBE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE Related posts: Hangzhou Zhongce confirms Thai factory reports Linglong Thailand tyre factory up and running Fire causes serious damage at Linglong’s Thailand tyre plant Mahle Increases Share of Piston Manufacturer

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Fire causes serious damage at Linglong’s Thailand tyre plant

Monday 2nd February 2015 | 0 Comments

According to local news sources, Shandong Linglong Tyre Co. Ltd’s consumer tyre factory in Thailand has been badly damaged by fire. Six of the 15 warehouses at the LLIT Thailand facility in Chonburi province are said to have been destroyed in the blaze, which began on 1 February have allegedly caused an estimated US$40 million of damage. The manufacturing facility at the site has been temporarily closed.

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Hankook stocks hit in factory fire

Hankook stocks hit in factory fire

Wednesday 1st October 2014 | 2 Comments

Hankook Tire’s Daejeon South Korea factory has suffered a fire, the company confirmed on 1 October. The fire is not expected to disrupt production since the damage is mostly to its warehouse. However a fifth of the warehouse has reportedly been lost along with some 180,000 tyres. According to local news reports, the warehouse held products destined for both domestic and overseas markets.

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RMA: WISH proposals will decimate UK retreading

Thursday 21st August 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest so-called “WISH” Proposals for the storage of waste tyres would decimate the important UK retreading industry if adopted in their current form. That’s the view of Patrick O’Connell, president of the Britain’s Retread Manufactures Association (RMA) and MD of Bandvulc Tyres one of Europe’s largest independent tyre retreading businesses, who stated: “This ‘WISH’ document has been developed without any consultation whatsoever with Britain’s retreaders.”

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TRA: WISH waste tyre storage proposals ’arrogant’ and ‘counter intuitive’

Monday 4th August 2014 | 0 Comments

Proposals by the ESA-led ‘WISH’ group have been branded counter-intuitive and arrogant by Britain’s Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) whose members handle more than three quarters of the country’s end-of-life tyre arisings. Commenting further on the proposals, TRA secretary general Peter Taylor OBE called the impression given by WISH that its consultation document was the result of wide ranging consultation to be wholly disingenuous.

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Fire at Bridgestone Americas factory

Monday 30th June 2014 | 0 Comments

A fire at the Bridgestone Americas plant in Wilson, North Carolina, USA. According to news reports emanating from US trade magazine Tire Review, the fire forced the evacuation of hundreds of employees on Saturday 28 June 2014.

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