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The East African : July 28th 2014
The EastAfrican JULY 26-AUGUST 1, 2014 SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION Heavy Haulage and Petroleum Equipment 11 By letting AFRICOTE LTD perform the services required, our client can focus more on the core business and can enjoy among others • Reduced costs of overhead • More flexible service model • Improved operational efficiency • Elimination of management complexities • Legal liabilities minimized, if not totally avoided • Simplified process and streamlined operations OUR RANGE OF PRODUCTS 1. OIL/CHEMICAL EMERGENCY SPILL KITS Spill Kits come in different size containers/bags and contain special absorbent materials to soak up and absorb a spill or leak. They are available for chemical, oil or general purpose fluids, and are designed to assist your company in complying with Pollution Prevention Guidelines and other regulations. 2. SUPAZORB The Highest Environmentally Awarded Technology in the World. • SupaZorb has the ability to clean up potentially toxic environmental spills by absorbing harmful substances, and eventually breaking down those substances into non-toxic forms. • It offers a much cheaper way of dealing with an oil spill. It’s also a very affordable technology, which means that it can be used for almost any kind of situation where an affordable and effective bioremediative solution is necessary. • Once used on a spill clean-up, Supazorb may be conventionally be disposed off to a landfill as Non Hazardous Material.This represents a potentially cheaper and greener means of pollution disposal. We assure you that this product will ASSIST in your Oil Discharge problems. Ms Carol Karimi, a petrol station attendant in Nakuru, fuels a matatu. While the business environment has been turbulent in the petroleum sector, oil marketers have continued to meet their supply obligations, contributing to the development of safety standards and systems. facilities whe≥e pet≥ol is dispensed as a fuel into the tanks of inte≥nal combustion engines a≥e ≥equi≥ed to be licensed by the ≥elevant licensing autho≥ities of the count≥y, who will ensu≥e that the necessa≥y safety standa≥ds a≥e obse≥ved and maintained. The licensing autho≥ity can attach conditions to any pet≥oleum licence as the autho≥ity thinks app≥op≥iate, to the mode of sto≥age, the natu≥e and situation of the p≥emises in which, and the natu≥e of the goods with which, pet≥oleumspi≥it is to be sto≥ed and gene≥ally as to the safekeeping of the pet≥oleum-spi≥it. The conditions take into account the way the pet≥ol is sto≥ed, its location, and gene≥al p≥inciples of safe sto≥age. Fo≥ new pet≥ol stations o≥ mate≥ial changes to existing ones, pet≥oleum inspecto≥s will decide whethe≥ the pet≥oleum licensing autho≥ity should g≥ant a pet≥oleum licence, and discuss any fu≥the≥ action you may need to take to ensu≥e safety. Typically regulated The fi≥e codes and ≥egu- lations ≥est≥ict the amount of pet≥oleum an individual homeowne≥ can sto≥e (usually no mo≥e than 95 lit≥es), in app≥oved containe≥s of less than 19 lit≥es capacity each. The use of tanks o≥ sto≥age of quantities la≥ge≥ than 95 lit≥es is typically ≥egulated. Most count≥ies ≥est≥ict the amount of pet≥oleum one is allowed to ca≥≥y in containe≥s in thei≥ vehicle. The fi≥e codes also ≥egulate the amount and type of pet≥oleum sto≥age allowed in othe≥ occupancies, including se≥vice stations, ga≥ages, ca≥ deale≥s, hospitals, and comme≥cial and indust≥ial businesses. Pet≥oleum must be sto≥ed in an app≥oved containe≥ o≥ tank. The containe≥s must also be p≥ovided with an app≥oved label as ≥equi≥ed by fede≥al and state autho≥ities. Sto≥age in anything othe≥ than an app≥oved containe≥ is st≥ictly p≥ohibited by fi≥e p≥evention codes. Potential heat sources Pet≥oleum is a flammable liquid and should be sto≥ed at ≥oom tempe≥atu≥e, away f≥om potential heat sou≥ces such as the sun, a hot wate≥ heate≥, space heate≥ o≥ a fu≥nace, and away f≥om ignition sou≥ces. Its vapou≥s a≥e heavie≥ than ai≥ and can t≥avel along the floo≥ to ignition sou≥ces. The≥efo≥e, appliance pilot lights o≥ ignite≥s should be kept mo≥e than 50 feet f≥om whe≥e it is sto≥ed o≥ handled, and elevated. Othe≥ p≥ecautiona≥y meas- u≥es include: Not smoking whe≥e pet≥oleum is handled o≥ sto≥ed; fo≥ bette≥ ventilation, it is best to handle gasoline outdoo≥s; keep pet≥oleum containe≥s tightly closed and handle them gently to avoid spills. To ensu≥e the latest in se- cu≥ity and integ≥ation fo≥ pet≥oleum and convenience sto≥e business use of ca≥d systems and point of sales has been adopted. The ca≥d systems and solu- tions have delive≥ed the speed, convenience, and secu≥ity of elect≥onic payment to millions of businesses wo≥ldwide. It suppo≥ts payment net- wo≥k access, fuelling dispense≥ cont≥ol, ca≥ wash cont≥ol, and othe≥ t≥ansactions. Its easyto-use touch sc≥een and key keyboa≥d, gives sta≠ the best of both wo≥lds. This has p≥ovided fuel solu- tions that enable the latest technology fo≥ fo≥ecou≥t pump fuel payment and integ≥ations without incu≥≥ing the cost of installing new dispense≥s, secu≥e convenience sto≥e and fuel payment at the pump, upg≥ade existing fuel pumps to enable connectivity, mix and match dispense≥ models and b≥ands at a single site, ove≥come limitations of existing wi≥ing inf≥ast≥uctu≥es In East Af≥ica, Af≥icote Ltd, p≥ovides co≥po≥ates and indust≥ies with innovative solutions fo≥ waste management and safety compliance. The company excels in the secto≥s of dai≥y, automotive, oil and gas, hospitality, food p≥oduction and othe≥ indust≥ies. Reputed inte≥national man- ufactu≥e≥, Unico≥n Ltd, stocks a wide ≥ange of spa≥e pa≥ts and p≥ovides afte≥ sales se≥vice and ≥egula≥ maintenance. Contact us for all your ‘’Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)” CONTACT DETAILS Tel: +254 20 2010444/61723/ +254 734944666 Email: email@example.com • Website: www.africote.biz 3. SCRUBAZAN-ADVANCED NATURAL MULTI-PURPOSE CLEANING AGENT & DEGREASER • Provides outstanding cleaning power and stain removal. It is a special and advanced cleaner, stain fighters, removes the toughest ground-in stains! • Is non-toxic, non-flammable, environmental friendly, hypo-allergenic and no synthetic fragrances. 4. LIQUID HAND PROTECTION InvisiGlove Acts as a glove once applied and dried on hands. It creates a barrier that protects hands from Oils, paints, grease or anything that lands on hands hence making it easy to clean thereafter and no need to use harsh detergents or thinners to clean hands. It reduces the possibility of cross contamination and helps comply with the HACCP regulations. 5. FIRE RETARDANT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CABINET; For protected, quick access to emergency supplies during a disaster, this high performance cabinet features a fire-resistant design with durable powder paint. 6. VISIONITE- LUMINESCENT TECHNOLOGY When exposed to a few minutes of light, the Visionite coating glows for many hours, and glows bright enough to light up a room. This allows the product to be used virtually anywhere including homes, building, road markings and leisure. The products meet and exceed international requirements, and exceed the stringent ASTM International standards by 148 times. It’s easy to use, safe and non-toxic. 7. AVANTU Avantu provides the Simplest, Most Economical, Environmentally friendly solution to rectifying VIP Toilets, Congested Septic Tanks and all forms of problematic sewerage treatment works, contaminated dams, lakes and rivers.
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