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Qinghe Special Steel Corporation Disaster – 2007

Once a Chinese state enterprise, the Qinghe Special Steel Corporation had been transferred to the private sector before its plant in Tielng became the scene of a terrible accident in April 2007 – the worst to befall the modern Chinese steel industry. A large overhead ladle, that carried molten steel from a blast furnace, separated …

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Jilin Chemical Plant Explosions – 2005

Anywhere in or around the Number 101 Petrochemical Plant in Jilin was definitely not the place to be on November 13 2005. For that was the day when explosions ripped through the state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation’s facility when a nitration unit malfunctioned. The sequence of powerful detonations lasted for an hour, shattering windows over …

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