Day: August 6, 2018

Hawaii Officials Worry Earthquakes from Eruption Could Damage Roads

Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island, where a Kilauea volcano has been spewing outrageous amounts of lava for months, are fresh for a probability that visit earthquakes will cut off a vital highway. Emergency officials traffic with a tear are branch their concentration to a aptly named encampment of Volcano,...

BNSF Settles Suit from Montana Derailment Agreeing to Pay $750K on Repairs

BNSF Railway has concluded to compensate a U.S. supervision $200,000 and spend adult to $750,000 on highway repairs to settle claims that a association unsuccessful to compensate for indemnification caused by a 2011 sight derailment in northwestern Montana, supervision prosecutors and a tyrannise deputy pronounced Friday. The allotment resolves...

Nevada’s 1st Year of Marijuana Sales Exceeds Highest Expectations

Nevada regulators and attention insiders contend a state’s initial year of extended pot legalization has exceeded even their top expectations, with sales and taxation collections already heading year-end projections by 25 percent. Numbers from Jun are still superb yet are coming to pull taxable sales past $500 million, concealment...

Arkema NA, CEO Indicted in Texas for ‘Reckless’ Chemical Release

The North American auxiliary of a French chemical manufacturer and dual comparison staff members were indicted in tie with final year’s explosion during a Crosby, Texas, plant in a arise of Hurricane Harvey. Arkema North America, a CEO Richard Rowe and plant manager Leslie Comardelle were charged in a...

Agency Says Wisconsin Refinery Fire Caused by Blast Debris Hitting Tank

A sovereign group says a massive refinery fire that forced a proxy depletion of homes in a coastal Wisconsin city of Superior in Apr was caused by an blast that sent waste hurtling into an pavement storage tank. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board expelled an refurbish on Aug. 2...

Hub International Acquires The Ward Agency in Texas

Hub International Limited (Hub) has acquired a resources of Texas-based The Ward Agency (Ward Agency). Terms of a merger were not disclosed. Headquartered in Longview, Texas with an bureau in Tyler, Texas, Ward Agency provides extensive worker benefits, retirement plans, workplace wellness programs, and particular health and life word...

Seeman Holtz Acquires Wisconsin’s Asenbrenner Insurance Agency

Seeman Holtz Property Casualty Inc. has acquired Asenbrenner Insurance Agency Inc., headquartered in Shawano, Wisconsin. Asenbrenner Insurance Agency has been portion a state of Wisconsin for roughly 3 decades. Led by John Asenbrenner, a group offers personal and blurb insurance, from automobile and life word to worker and workers’...

Ohio Manufacturer Faces $331K in Fines for Excessive Noise, Other Workplace Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Polystar Inc. – doing business as Polystar Containment – for exposing employees to extreme sound after 12 employees’ audiograms indicated amiable to assuage discussion detriment during a production plant in Stow, Ohio. The association faces penalties...

New AIR Reinsurance Cat Modeling Software Estimates Insurer Loss Potential

Catastrophe risk displaying organisation AIR Worldwide announced that it has expelled Touchstone Re, a new disaster displaying program focus designed for estimating a detriment intensity of reinsurance contracts and portfolios, attention detriment warranties, and insurance-linked securities. AIR Worldwide pronounced Touchstone Re, a inheritor to CATRADER, enables companies to: Model...

PCI: Majority of Texans Not Prepared for Hurricane Season

A vast infancy of Texas residents are not holding required stairs to strengthen their skill this whirly deteriorate notwithstanding a issue of Hurricane Harvey, according to a new check conducted online by SurveyMonkey on interest of a Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI). The check found 72 percent...