Fire at RTP Company Factory

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At 11.50pm on Saturday 27th, a fire broke out at the RTP Company Plastic Factory in Beaune, France. Thankfully there were no casualties reported. The fire was difficult to fight and required the use of specialist foam cannons to put … Read More

Factory Construction

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Proposed construction schedule = 12 months (projected) Excavation of site = Removal of 40,000m³ /60,000 tonnes of soil and stone = 1,500 truckloads @ 40 tonne per truck which is = 3,000 return trips through Skibbereen = 50 truck loads … Read More

Factory Location

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Why was there no Traffic Impact Assessment (T.I.A.) carried out or called for? If the site goes above 5,000 square metres it is required. This factory plan is for 4,800 so it is under the threshold, but Dept. of Transport … Read More

Fire & Explosions

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The greatest concerns for Emergency Responders, in particular Firefighters is the burning of plastics. Plastic fire flames spread at 2 feet per second which is 10 times faster than dry wood. Firefighters have to wear self contained breathing apparatus (S.C.B.A.s) … Read More