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# factory - Friday 3 July, 2020

41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey

Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.

# factory - Friday 30 August, 2019

'Common sense has broken out': High Court grants permanent order against blockade at meat factories

Consent orders were made against named protesters blockading plants owned by Dawn Meats, ABP and Slaney Meats.

# factory - Monday 8 October, 2018

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Four people received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

# factory - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Huge fire at Limerick factory brought under control

Firefighters worked overnight to quench the blaze.

# factory - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Objection lodged against massive Cork housing plan

A local veterinary hospital is objecting to the current plan.

# factory - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Firefighters tackling blaze at derelict factory in Dublin

A large amount of smoke can be seen in the area.

# factory - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people

Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.

# factory - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'Used like disposable cups': Samsung workers affected by factory chemicals speak up

A worker-safety group has documented more than 200 cases of serious illnesses, including leukaemia, lupus, lymphoma and multiple sclerosis.

# factory - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Tesla wants to build an 'alien dreadnaught' factory after losing money in second quarter

The company this week reported a larger-than-expected second-quarter loss.

# factory - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

60-year-old man arrested after cannabis factory found in house

Cannabis plants with an estimated value of over €100,000 were found at the house.

# factory - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This video of Vienetta being made is deliciously satisfying Ripples

This video of Vienetta being made is deliciously satisfying

Put it on a conveyor belt straight to our gobs, please.

# factory - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Here's how the Cadbury Creme Egg filling gets inside the shell

More than 300 million Creme Eggs are made every year but they’re only sold from January until Easter.

# factory - Sunday 20 March, 2016

€1.5m given by Europe to retrain workers after factory closure may be returned

Sinn Féin has called for the government to intervene.

# factory - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Court hears how gardaí traced can of Red Bull found at murder scene to shop in Dublin

Gary Flynn has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Seamus ‘Shay’ O’Byrne.

# factory - Monday 14 September, 2015

Drogheda fire: Fourth teenager arrested over blaze that destroyed factory

The Dawn paper facility in the Co Louth town was destroyed by the fire on Saturday night.

# factory - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Huge factory explosion contained hundred of tonnes of cyanide

Nearly 100 men remain missing after the blast, with 88 bodies unidentified.

# factory - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Here's what it's really like to work in an Irish factory

We sit in rows of five assembling, labelling and scanning. Most of us were not here a year ago and most of us will not be here a year from now.

# factory - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Could mass produced tiny houses help solve Ireland's housing crisis?

Co Meath company MK Engineering is working towards being able to factory produce the units.

# factory - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Firefighters have been battling this blaze at a Carlow factory all through the night

Locals have been told to keep their windows and doors shut because of toxic particles in the air.

# factory - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's exactly how McDonald's chicken nuggets are made Mcnuggets

Here's exactly how McDonald's chicken nuggets are made

There’s no pink goop! According to McDonald’s, that is.

# factory - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man dies in accident at Louth factory

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.

# factory - Sunday 19 October, 2014

This 20-year-old inventor owns a Chinese factory

He’s the founder of Vante Toys.

# factory - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Arrests made after India factory collapses, killing 11 and trapping dozens

Eleven people died in a separate collapse in the north the country.

# factory - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Shopper discovers 'hidden message' stitched on to Primark dress Fast Fashion

Shopper discovers 'hidden message' stitched on to Primark dress

The hand-stitched label has raised more questions about Primark’s ethics.

# factory - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

VIDEO: The devastating aftermath of the Waterford Crystal factory closure

Four former workers at the plant are trying to highlight the issues they have been dealing with over the last five years – mainly the fact that they still haven’t been given a pension.

# factory - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Nigerian police free pregnant teens in 'baby factory' raid

The teenagers and young women were found in a house that was stormed in the Akute district.

# factory - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mesmerising video of how they make Jif Lemon Pancake Tuesday

Mesmerising video of how they make Jif Lemon

When life hands you lemons…

# factory - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Workers in France free their tyre factory bosses after holding them captive

Workers battling the closure of a Goodyear tyre plant had held to executives captive for almost 30 hours before occupying the factory.

# factory - Monday 6 January, 2014

Workers at Goodyear tyre factory in France take bosses captive

The workers are fighting against the planned closure of the factory with the potential loss of hundreds of jobs.

# factory - Friday 27 September, 2013

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse

There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.

# factory - Friday 13 September, 2013

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

# factory - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Firefighters tackle blaze at storage factory in Waterford

Eight fire units and five garda units are at the scene at Belview Port in Waterford.

# factory - Friday 26 July, 2013

50 jobs created at Dublin pharmaceutical plant

Alexion Pharmaceuticals has already begun recruiting for the new jobs which are due to be in place by the end of the year.

# factory - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory

Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.

# factory - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

The country’s economy has surged into second place globally, but industrial safety conditions are not good.

# factory - Monday 3 June, 2013

Deadly fire at China poultry plant claims 112 lives

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, but eyewitnesses reportedly heard a blast and suspected a leak of liquid ammonia.

# factory - Thursday 23 May, 2013

'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse

A government report found that two floors had been added illegally and the ground it was built on had been a body of water, filled with rubbish.

# factory - Thursday 16 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

Two killed after ceiling collapses in Cambodia shoe factory

A ceiling collapsed at the factory, injuring six and killing two.

# factory - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Bangladesh disaster 'could happen again' - but can we help?

Oxfam says that about 90 per cent of high rise buildings in Dhaka, where last week’s tragic building collapse occurred, are not built even to local standards.

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