Steve Watkins
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Steve Watkins is Business Development Manager and Gijsbert van Pinxteren is International Account Manager with RelyOn Nutec.

A hydrogen future: are you prepared for the transition?

The energy transition away from hydrocarbon fossil fuels is in full swing. There are many initiatives and investments to go totally green or adopt a carbon-neutral strategy. Wind and solar are the main focus areas, but they cannot provide for…

Well prepared for the heat of the moment
In the harbour of Rotterdam you will find the unique and realistic training centre of RelyOn Nutec Fire Academy. Public and industrial firefighters from all over the world come to this centre to train as they fight. History and organisation…
Specialist demonstration tables

Live fire training is on top of every Chief Fire Officer’s list when it comes to ensuring that their responders are well prepared to engage with the risks posed by a serious incident. Petrochemical firefighting and other large-scale liquid or…

Adaptive learning – the future of e-learning is here
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic practical training sessions have been limited by travel bans, distancing requirements and other government restrictions, limiting the practical experience firefighters have been able to gather. For that very reason, training providers including RelyOn Nutec…
LNG safety and awareness training
LNG, once a niche market, is nowadays increasingly used as a cleaner fuel for trucks and ships instead of oil or diesel. Power plants have switched from coal to natural gas. As a result, the number of LNG terminals, filling…
Transition to fluorine-free foam – a ‘drop in’ replacement?

Since the prohibition of the production of PFOA (C8) based foam concentrates back in July 2020, there is now a five-year transition period to remove all C8s from use. C8 foams are those fluorine-based foam concentrates containing long-carbon chain, environmentally…

Industrial Fire Brigade Incident Commander
Imagine, you are sitting behind your desk and you receive a call that there has been a small explosion in one of your gas refining units. You are worried. It is your first major incident and you are responsible for…


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