Four more people have been found dead after last week's explosion at a petrochemical plant in southeastern Mexico, raising the death toll to 32, state oil giant Pemex and Mexican plastic pipe maker

A fire broke out at a chemical plant in Eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday at 11:40 am.

TWO people were killed after a waste water treatment device exploded Sunday night in a chemical plant in east China's Shandong Province, local government said Monday.

When the annals of corporate accountability, culpability and negligence in India are compiled, the erstwhile Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) is sure to top the list. But not far behind will be Hindustan Unilever (HUL). On4 March, HUL reached an out-of-court settlement with 591 of its former employees from the now defunct thermometer plant in Kodaikanal. The very fact it did is an acknowledgement that the workers were exposed to occupational hazards, something it had stubbornly denied for over a decade.

A worker for Sinopec's Addax Petroleum was missing after an oil tank exploded in Gabon, the company said on Sunday.

It is 30 years since the beginning of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It is also five years since the Fukushima disaster began.

A chemical plant in Taichung of central Taiwan caught fire Monday morning, with two workers missing, local media said.

A fire that broke out at a chemical factory in Lengshuijiang, Central China's Hunan Province, on Saturday night may have put the local environment in danger, environmentalists said.

Bangladesh has far more factories engaged in the global garment business than stated by its industry and millions of people working in them are exposed to unsafe conditions, a U.S.-based study said

Five workers were hurt when a fire broke out at the Lazaro Cardenas refinery in Minatitlan in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, state oil and gas company Pemex said on Thursday.

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