Nicholas Seafood, the Sushi Bar, Peter’s Fish Market, the Fisherman’s Wharf Seafood Chinese restaurant, the Fish Market Café and Christie’s Seafood all faced a similar problem — to provide kitchen staff and customers with reliable, swift and effective kitchen fire protection.
Bell Bay Aluminium situated on the Tamar River, approximately 45 kilometres from Launceston. The smelter produces around 190,000 of aluminium each year and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. After some recent machinery fires, Bell Bay Alumina needed their vehicles to be fitted with tailored fire protection systems to protect both their vehicles and their drivers.
The wind farm about 100km north of Adelaide had 3 MW Vestas V90 turbines towers 80-metres above the ground each with a rotor diameter of 90 metres. With an investment on this scale, safety issues, and the environmental impact of fire-damaged or destroyed turbines, the windfarm was investigating options for effective fire detection and suppression.
The Caltex oil refinery, on banks of the Brisbane River, is a high-hazard environment where crude oil is refined into petrol, diesel, jet fuel and base oils for lubricants and specialist products that include liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and bitumen. Due to this process, the site needs reliable and effective firefighting measures and constant diligence.
Steel industry services company, Australian Steel Mill Services, approached Delta Fire looking for a fire suppression system to protect their heavy vehicle operators. At Australian Steel Mill Services, they collect and treat molten slag from the blast furnace and the steel making processes and are responsible for the processing and marketing of approximately 1.2 million tonnes of slag per year.
ightning strikes are far more common than many realise and, with the changes in the global climate and changing weather patterns, they are well and truly on the increase. Australia is at particular risk because, according to a joint NASA and National Space Development Agency of Japan study, approximately 70 percent of lightning occurs on land in the tropics, where the majority of thunderstorms occur.