Nissan and France's Renault are planning to boost their alliance by bringing together production as well as research and development in a bid to save about $3.8 billion annually.
A Chinese factory worker says walking in huge iron shoes weighing more than 200 kilograms each can cure back pain, but faces hefty competition in his bid to build the country's heaviest footwear.
President of Almaty-based Rakhat Confectionery Anatoly Popelyushko will leave the enterprise in the end of November 2013.
According to Deputy Minister of Industry and New Technologies Albert Rau, Kazakhstan should place its stakes on industry champions.
A powerful blast rocked a US-owned candy factory in northern Mexico on Thursday, killing one person and injuring more than 40 as rescuers searched for any other victims.
At least seven people died early Saturday in an explosion at a fireworks factory within a military complex.
Kazakhstan and Turkey and mulling a factory to produce electronic optical devices in Astana.
Three Chinese factories making Apple products impose excessive overtime and employ minors, a US-based advocacy group said, renewing scrutiny of labour practices by the US tech giant's suppliers.
The equivalent of 125,000 lethal doses of cyanide leaked from a factory in Japan after a snowplough accident.
Thousands of workers protested for a third day Wednesday after Bangladesh's worst garment factory fire as police arrested three managers over claims they stopped employees from leaving the burning plant.
Bangladesh police said Tuesday they had launched a manhunt for a fugitive factory boss after 110 garment workers burned to death following claims by survivors that they were ordered not to flee the inferno.
Queen Elizabeth II may be more used to palaces and state carriages but the British monarch nonetheless enjoyed a spin in a motorhome on Thursday, callling it a "real home from home".
Cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Wednesday opened its biggest factory in the world in Indonesia, as it seeks to profit from strong demand for beauty products in fast-growing Asia.
The factories that have powered China's economic miracle are reeling from the global slowdown, presenting the incoming leadership in Beijing with a restless workforce at a defining moment in the country's growth story.
Japan's big three automakers shuttered some or all of their factory operations in China on Tuesday amid escalating anti-Japan protests centred on a bitter territorial dispute between the Asian giants.
The death toll from a huge blaze at a fireworks factory in southern India rose to 38 on Thursday as police revealed that the plant's licence had been suspended only a day before the tragedy.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev launched Kostanay factory for production of asphalt mixing units as part of the Industrial Forum in Astana.
New factories have been launched as part of the Industrial Forum in Astana on July 3.
Kazakhstan is planning to produce train cars, drilling equipment, locomotives electric locomotives and diesel engines.
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