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News Manufacturing General
January 23, 2020  

Windsor concrete company fined $175,000 for fatality

Prestressed Systems pleaded guilty to failing to adequately protect a worker.

News Manufacturing General
January 2, 2020  

Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, one death

No workers inside the building when the fire broke out around 4 a.m.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations
August 30, 2017  

Two dead following accident at western Pennsylvania plant

Incident happened while workers were doing maintenance in an underground enclosure at the coal-fired power plant.

News Manufacturing General
April 3, 2017  

Three die, 4 hurt when boiler explodes in St. Louis box plant

Investigators were trying to pinpoint what caused the 1.5-ton cast iron boiler to blow up.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations
January 16, 2017  

Ont. man fatally crushed between two trailers in industrial accident

Incident occured in Campbellford, Ont., north of Trenton.

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December 20, 2016  

[ICYMI] PLANT’S top 10 news stories from 2016

Check out PLANT’s best-read news items to reflect on the year that was.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 14, 2016  

Worker dies after exposure to cyanide

A bag of sodium cynanide was discovered in the 38-year old electroplating company employee’s pocket.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 13, 2016  

Four workers killed in explosion at Shanghai machinery factory

Cause of the explosion has yet to be identified; also injured two other workers.

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June 24, 2011  

Samsung probes factories over cancer scare

A South Korean court has ruled two cancer-related deaths were caused by iffy conditions at semiconductor factories