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Blasts at chemical plant spark new worry in storm-soaked Texas

The explosions in Crosby, Texas, were the latest aftermath of the historic flooding brought by the most powerful storm to land in Texas in a half-century, which drove tens of thousands from their homes around the US energy hub.

Sep 01, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Chemical plant blast caused "casualties", says Uzbekistan

Emergency services in Central Asian Uzbekistan have said that a blast at a chemical plant in the eastern town of Fergana claimed "human casualties", without confirming how many died in the explosion.

Feb 24, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

'Explosion at chemical plant in east China, casualties unknown'

An explosion hit a chemical plant on Saturday night in eastern China, the official Xinhua state news agency said, citing local authorities.

Aug 22, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Thousands protest in Shanghai suburb over chemical plant fears

Thousands of people took to the streets in a distant suburb of Shanghai on Saturday, saying they feared the government would build a chemical plant, despite assurances from officials that the plan will not go ahead.

Jun 27, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Nuberg bags Rs 200-cr chemical plant contract from Saudi firm

Noida-based Nuberg Engineering today said it has won a contract worth Rs 200-crore from Addar Group, a Saudi industrial services firm, to construct greenfield Sulfolane plant in Saudi Arabia.

Mar 25, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

33 fall sick in ammonia gas leak at China chemical plant

At least 33 people fell sick after an ammonia gas leak at a chemical plant in northwest China.

Sep 08, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Over lakh kg of fish perish due to ammonia discharge in China

Over a lakh kilogrammes of fish perished in China following discharge of ammonia by a chemical plant in one of the major rivers, causing a major aquatic disaster.

Sep 04, 2013, 22:08 PM IST

Two killed in China chemical plant explosion

At least two people were killed and seven injured in a chemical plant explosion in China`s Hubei province Wednesday, authorities said.

Jul 11, 2013, 10:22 AM IST

Explosion at a chemical plant in China kills two

The accident happened at a purification workshop ran by the Hechi Chemical Industrial Group in the city of Hechi.

Sep 27, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

Chemical plant blast kills 14 in China

Among other recent deadly industrial accidents, last week at least 34 miners were killed in a blast at coal mine in the province of Yunnan.

Nov 19, 2011, 23:21 PM IST

Dow Chemical and Saudi's Aramco sign plant deal

Saudi state oil giant Aramco and US firm Dow Chemical signed a deal on Sunday to build a massive chemical plant in the eastern Saudi port city of Jubail, a joint statement said.

Oct 09, 2011, 08:55 AM IST

China orders chemical plant shut after protests

Thousands of protesters earlier scuffled with police demanding closure of a petrochemical factory.

Aug 15, 2011, 16:29 PM IST

Thousands protest against Chinese chemical plant

Thousands of people demonstrated in northeastern China on Sunday.

Aug 14, 2011, 13:09 PM IST

Tropical storm threatens Chinese chemical plant

The Fujia chemical plant is a producer of paraxylene, a carcinogenic.

Aug 08, 2011, 18:05 PM IST