Monthly Archives: April 2013


Differences Between Experts Experts, like many other professionals, come in all shapes and sizes with different skills, personalities, and costs.  We all know that in every profession there are different levels of the quality of work, whether it is a … Continue reading

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Is Your Fire Origin & Cause Investigator Qualified?

By John L. Schumacher, MChE, PE, CFI, CFPS and Dennis E. Shelp, MS, PE, CFI, CFEI One of the most important aspects of investigating a fire is determining the origin.  In general, if the origin cannot be established, the fire … Continue reading

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Large explosion and fire loss at a tank farm

THE BOOMING OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY By John L. Schumacher, MChE, PE, CFI, CFPS and Zachary J. Jason, PE, CFEI There has been a lot talk in the news lately about hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” to stimulate oil and gas … Continue reading

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