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  • Container depot explosion kills at least 49, injures hundreds in Bangladesh

    07 June 2022

    A fire and subsequent explosion at a shipping container depot near Chittagong, Bangladesh killed at least 49 people and injured over 300 more on June 4. Many of those killed and injured had arrived at the depot to help extinguish a blaze that had erupted before several containers storing chemicals exploded....

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  • Explosion at Tata Steel plant injures three

    13 May 2022

    An explosion at a Tata Steel plant in the city of Jamshedpur, India injured three people on May 7. According to Telegraph India, the blast involved a gas pipeline at the plant....

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  • Coal mine explosion leaves four dead in Pakistan

    08 February 2022

    An explosion in a coal mine near Quetta, southwestern Pakistan killed four workers on February 5. The blast caused a partial collapse of a mine shaft which meant three more workers had to be rescued following a search and rescue operation....

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  • Chemical plant explosion kills three, injures 15 in India

    17 December 2021

    An explosion at a chemical plant in the state of Gujarat on India’s west coast killed three people and injured 15 others on December 16. The incident happened at a chemical manufacturing plant belonging to Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL) in the Panchmahal district of Gujarat....

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  • Shell to build Asia's largest pyrolysis oil upgrader unit for recycling plastic waste

    29 November 2021

    Shell announced that it will build a new pyrolysis oil upgrader unit which improves the quality of pyrolysis oil, a liquid made from hard-to-recycle plastic waste that would have gone into a landfill, and turns it into chemical feedstock for its Pulau Bukom plant in Singapore. Slated to start production in 2023, the unit will be the largest in Asia and Shell’s first globally, with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes per annum (tpa)....

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Two separate coal mine incidents kill 13 people in Pakistan 16 March 2021

An explosion at a coal mine near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border killed six miners on March 11. This was followed by a second incident in the same region on March 15 where five miners and two rescuers died of suffocation following a methane gas fire....

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Firecracker factory blast kills 19, injures more than 30 in India 15 February 2021

A series of explosions at a firecracker factory in southern India killed 19 people and injured over 30 on February 12. The first of the explosions happened during the afternoon at a small factory around 325 miles (520km) south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu....

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India to be largest source of energy demand over next 20 years, report says 09 February 2021

A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that India is set to see the largest increase in energy demand of any country over the next 20 years. The IEA’s India Energy Outlook 2021, released on February 9, reports that India’s energy consumption will almost double by 2040 as its gross domestic product (GDP) expands to an estimated $8.6 trillion under current national policy....

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Electric rickshaw battery explosion kills one, injures four 03 December 2020

A 12-year old boy was killed and four people were injured on December 2 after a battery for an electric Rickshaw exploded while charging. The incident happened in a home near India’s capital city New Delhi....

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Fire and explosion at Indian beer production facility injures two 30 November 2020

Two people were injured in an explosion and fire on November 29 at a beer factory in an industrial area of Pithampur, central India. According to the Times of India, workers had been welding inside the plant when the incident occurred....

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