OSHA Proposes Heavy Fines in Boston Demolition Worker Death

BOSTON (AP) — Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining a subcontractor nearly $1.2 million in connection with the death of a worker during the demolition of a downtown Boston parking garage. The worker was operating an 11,000-pound excavator in the Government Center Garage on March 26 when an upper floor gave way and he … Read more

Europe braces for heavy oil refinery outages amid tight supplies

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Ahmad Ghaddar and Rowena Edwards Article content LONDON — A heavy oil refinery turnaround season in Europe this autumn, plus French strike action, is set to push diesel prices higher and tighten supplies ahead of a European Union ban on Russian refined products which is … Read more

Heavy NSW, Queensland rains cause flooding amid wet outlook – Daily – Insurance News

Heavy rainfall has hit NSW and southeast Queensland, causing flooding in areas including the hard-hit Northern Rivers region, as the Bureau of Meteorology says wetter than usual weather is likely to persist through to the end of the year. “Overnight we saw river rises across the Northern Rivers catchment and as a result of that … Read more

Heavy rainfall affects normal life in Gurugram, leads to waterlogging

More than six hours of rainfall on Thursday led to heavy water logging and a flood-like situation on multiple stretches and areas in Gurugram. According to the district administration, Gurugram district recorded 395 mm of rainfall till 5 p.m. The residents were seen helpless while multiple stretches across Gurugram resembled river. … Read more

Hurricane Fiona barrels toward Puerto Rico with heavy winds, rain By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. A small boat tugs a small sailboat to safety as tropical storm Fiona approaches in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico September 17, 2022. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo 2/2 By Ivelisse Rivera SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – The powerful storm Fiona has strengthened into a hurricane as it barrels toward Puerto Rico on Sunday, threatening … Read more

Heavy showers in Rajasthan; rainfall to decline in coming days: IMD

Moderate to heavy rain occurred in many parts of Rajasthan in the 24-hour period ending at 8.30 am on Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The weather office has also predicted a decrease in rainfall activity in the state in the coming days. Light to moderate rain was recorded in … Read more

Nine labourers dead as wall collapses following heavy rains in Lucknow

An under-construction boundary wall of an Army enclave collapsed here following heavy overnight rains, leaving nine labourers dead and another injured, police said on Friday. One person was pulled out alive from the debris, they said. “Some labourers were living in huts outside an Army enclave in Dilkusha area. Owing to … Read more

All schools in Lucknow to remain closed due to heavy rain, waterlogging

Following the heavy rains that have been lashing Lucknow since the past 24-hours, the district administration, early on Friday, announced the closure of all schools in Uttar Pradesh’s state capital, Met Department officials said. According to the orders of the District Magistrate Suryapal Gangwar, schools affiliated to all Boards, up to class … Read more

Power generation rises marginally in July-Aug on heavy rain: Emkay Global

The power generation in first two months of the second quarter of current financial year rose marginally by 1.5 per cent on-year due to heavy rainfall during these months, Emkay Global Financial Services said in a report. This was sharply lower than 16 per cent growth in the first … Read more

Heavy rains in Mumbai; IMD issues ‘orange alert’ for three regions

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighbouring areas on Tuesday morning and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more showers in the city. The IMD has also issued an ‘orange alert’ for Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the three districts. The MeT … Read more