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Pakistan factory collapse kills 18, dozens trapped
Pakistan factory collapse kills 18, dozens trapped

At least 18 people were killed and 51 injured when the roof of a factory collapsed near the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said, with around a hundred more still trapped.

Pakistan factory collapse kills 18, dozens trapped
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Shymkent shoe factory to produce 100,000 pairs annually

A Shymkent businessman is launching a factory that will produce 100,000 pairs of shoes a year.

Shymkent shoe factory to produce 100,000 pairs annually
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Nazarbayev launches sulfuric acid plant

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has launched a plant for production of sulfuric acid during the national teleconference dedicated to industrialization program.

Nazarbayev launches sulfuric acid plant
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Beauty care products based on mare's milk

Mare’s milk will be used in production of beauty care products in Akmola Oblast.

Beauty care products based on mare's milk
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Sugar refinery to be built in Almaty Oblast

A sugar factory with a capacity of 100 thousand tons per season will be built in Almaty Oblast.

Sugar refinery to be built in Almaty Oblast
Brussels chocolate museum opens to sweeten senses
Brussels chocolate museum opens to sweeten senses

Belgium has a new treat for visitors: a museum dedicated to the confectionary featuring a Willy Wonka-style factory.

Brussels chocolate museum opens to sweeten senses
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Cracking catalyst plant to be built in Kazakhstan

Several new plants are to be built in Aktobe Oblast in western Kazakhstan, including one to produce oil products of higher quality.

Cracking catalyst plant to be built in Kazakhstan
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Apple supplier in China accused of abuses

A Chinese factory that supplies Apple with parts has been operating with violations of basic standards for health, safety and environmental protection.

Apple supplier in China accused of abuses
Officers from Shanghai Food and Drug Administration. ©Reuters/Stringer
China shuts meat factory supplying McDonald's, KFC

Shanghai has shut a factory of US food provider OSI Group for selling out-of-date meat to restaurant giants including McDonald's and KFC, authorities said Monday in China's latest food safety scandal.

China shuts meat factory supplying McDonald's, KFC
GM to invest $740 mn in new Argentina factory
GM to invest $740 mn in new Argentina factory

General Motors will invest $740 million in Argentina through 2016 on its first South American factory turning out aluminum motors, Buenos Aires announced.

GM to invest $740 mn in new Argentina factory
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Steel rods plant launched in Kostanay

Steel rods plant Evraz Caspian Steel has been unveiled in Kostanay.

Steel rods plant launched in Kostanay
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Gas leak kills six at giant India steel plant

A poisonous gas leak at one of India's largest steel plants killed six people overnight and injured 31 others, a factory official said.

Gas leak kills six at giant India steel plant
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8 people injured in explosion at Semey factory

8 people have been injured in an explosion at the Flour and Combine Fodder Factory in Kazakhstan's Semey.

8 people injured in explosion at Semey factory
15 die as fire sweeps India fireworks plant
15 die as fire sweeps India fireworks plant

A massive blaze broke out in a firecracker factory Saturday in central India, killing at least 15 people, local media said.

15 die as fire sweeps India fireworks plant
Workers protest during a strike. ©Reuters/Stringer
Most back to work after China shoe factory strike

A nearly two-week strike at a huge shoe factory in southern China appears to have ended after the Taiwan-backed company agreed to meet some of the workers' demands, including raising their living allowance and benefit payments.

Most back to work after China shoe factory strike
Most Bangladesh factory survivors still too sick to work
Most Bangladesh factory survivors still too sick to work

Most survivors of the Bangladesh factory collapse that killed 1,138 garment workers are still too traumatised or injured to work 12 months after the tragedy, AFP reports according to a survey.

Most Bangladesh factory survivors still too sick to work
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Thousands of workers strike at China shoe factory

Tens of thousands of workers were on strike Wednesday at a factory in southern China which makes shoes for Nike and Adidas, rights groups and a worker said.

Thousands of workers strike at China shoe factory
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Russia probes cheese factory after workers photographed bathing in milk

Russia on Friday launched a criminal investigation into breaches of hygiene at a cheese factory after footage of bare-chested workers bathing in vats of milk went viral on the Internet.

Russia probes cheese factory after workers photographed bathing in milk
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Railway manufacturing plant workers might face unemployment

Employees of the Ekibastuz-based PromMashKomplekt plant can lose their jobs.

Railway manufacturing plant workers might face unemployment
Honda opens second plant in rising auto power Mexico
Honda opens second plant in rising auto power Mexico

Honda unveiled a second factory in Mexico, seeking to capitalize on the nation's rising power in the sector and strengthen the Japanese car giant's foothold in North America.

Honda opens second plant in rising auto power Mexico