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Employee killed at pellet storage facility in Texas

Oct. 24, 2017 - German Pellets is investigating an incident that lead to the death of an employee at a storage facility at the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, last week.

October 24, 2017
By Maria Church


Local media sources report the employee was killed while operating a skidsteer moving pellets out of a silo when some of the material fell on him.

One of five silos at the site collapsed in June from a smouldering issue that began in April.

Read the full article from the Beaumont Enterprise.


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