fbpx
Tags Depot

Tag: depot

Unless all four depots are cleaned, the lindane in OHIS will forever pose a threat to Skopje

Over 13 000 tons of dangerous lindane lay in the Small depot in the former chemical factory OHIS at the outskirts of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. But there are four times more (over 50 000 tons) in the Big depot and still unknown quantities of the toxic chemical, presumably in the ranges of thousands of tons, lay...

Assistance from international funds will be seeked for cleanup of mercury at OHIS plant in North Macedonia

The dangers of pollution with the mercury in the Electrolysis plant in OHIS will be overcome by seeking help from international funds. At the start of 2020, North Macedonia ratified the Minamata Convention for Mercury and as its member, it will have access to new sources of financing for the mercury cleanup. Mercury is an extremely toxic metal that can...

The number of casualties in Tianjin reaches 112 people

The number of casualties in the explosion in the Chinese city of Tianjin climbed to 112 people, reports Chinese news agency Xinhua. The fire that ignited in a dangerous chemicals depot caused a sting of huge explosions that injured 750 people. 85 Firefighters are still missing. This has been the most fatal fire accident in the last sixty years, with 112...