KATHMANDU, March 15: Chemical fertilizer factory based on natural gas technology can be established and operated in Nepal, a preliminary study committee for the establishment of a chemical fertilizer factory formed under the coordination of Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel said in its report.

BHAIRAHAWA, May 15: Shakti Minerals, the first factory in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa, formally started operation from Tuesday.

BHAIRAHAWA, April 16: Twenty-seven youth entrepreneurs have teamed up to establish a notebook factory at Parasahawa in Tilottama Municipality-17, Rupandehi, with an investment of Rs 150 million.

TIKAPUR, Dec 19: Acharya Multi Business (AMB) Group Pvt Ltd has opened a factory to produce incense sticks in Tikapur of Kailali with an investment of Rs 20 million.

MUMBAI, July 9: Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world’s fastest growing major mobile phone market.

DALLAS, June 10: A site acquired by Henry Ford in 1914 for his automobile assembly plant and converted into a Bomb producing factory with the turn of World War II was the venue for Nepathya’s maiden show in Dallas of Texas, USA.

Demand for closing limestone factory

March 23, 2018 15:39 pm

CHITWAN, Mar 23: People of Kolar at Kalika Municipality-9 in Chitwan have called for closing the limestone factory based in their locality, citing possibility of its adverse effects on their territory and threat to their overall life.

Factory explosion kills two

February 27, 2018 15:29 pm

DHADING, Feb 27: Two people were killed after a roller machine for clothes exploded at Rorang Rural Municipality-3 on Tuesday.

RASUWA, Feb 22: A handmade paper industry in the district, which was shut 14 years ago at the height of the Maoist insurgency, is preparing to resume operation.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: A massive fire erupted at Super Gas Industry in the outskirts of Birgunj on Wednesday, killing two firefighters who had reached the incident site early in the morning. Two others were severely injured in the incident.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of JCB construction equipment in Nepal, recently organized a visit to JCB main facility in Rocester, UK, for its customers. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the company said that the Nepalis customers witnessed manufacturing process of heavy equipment during the weeklong visit. The statement further mentioned that JCB has employed 12,000 people in four continents and sells products in 150 countries through 2,000 dealer depot locations. MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd, established in 2003, has been selling loaders, wheeled loading shovels, tracked excavators, vibratory compactors, telehanders, skid steer loaders and diesel gensets, among others, according to the statement.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct 26:  Indonesian police say as many as 23 people were killed and more than 40 others have been injured after a factory caught fire on Thursday.

At least 23 people killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, reports say.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Property worth Rs 1.2 million has been destroyed after a plastic factory caught fire in Balaju Industrial Area on Sunday evening.

DHAKA, July 4: A boiler explosion at a garment factory in Bangladesh owned by export-oriented Multifabs Ltd. has killed 10 people and injured 50, officials said Tuesday.

POKHARA, June 20: A galvanized iron (GI) wire industry has come into operation in Kaski district.

Shoe/slipper factory catches fire

March 17, 2017 11:22 am

TANKISINUWARI, MARCH 17: Shoes factory Jai Shree Piyutek Pvt Ltd located at Tankisunuwari of Morang district caught fire today morning at 3:45 am.

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 2:  A Philippine governor says more than 100 workers, including three Japanese, have been injured and at least three are missing in a fire that hit a huge factory south of Manila and sent thousands of employees scampering to safety.

Armed and masked gang robs factory

January 18, 2017 12:37 pm

ITAHARI , Jan 18: A masked group of robbers on Tuesday broke into a factory and made off with Rs 78,000 in cash, five mobile phone sets and CCTV camera.

BARDIBAS, Jan 11: A manual worker was killed after being crushed by a sugarcane unloader machine at Everest Sugar & Chemical Industries at Ramnagar of Mahottari district on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Separate study committees have suggested to the government to breathe a new life into Hetauda Textile Industry.

Fire breaks out at furniture factory

December 9, 2016 13:00 pm

DANG, Dec 9: A fire at a furniture factory today gutted thousands worth of properties at Doghare locality of Tulsipur –9.

ITAHARI, Dec 7: A fire broke out at a foam factory at Duhabi Bhaluwa Municipality-4 in Sunsari district on Tuesday evening, injuring three laborers and destroying property worth around Rs 200 million.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 16: A fire that broke out at a plastic factory at Changu Narayan-4 in Bhaktapur district on Tuesday night gutted properties worth over Rs 2.5 million.

Fire breaks out at cotton factory

November 5, 2016 12:29 pm

KALAIYA, Nov 5: A fire broke out at a cotton factory in Kalaiya – 6 from electrical short circuit at 2 am today.

Unilever Nepal factory resumes operation

September 22, 2016 20:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Unilever Nepal Limited (UNL) on Thursday said that its factory in Hetauda of Makwanpur resumed normal operation from Thursday after the union of workers withdrew the lockout.

NEW DELHI, Sept 10: A boiler exploded and triggered a fire at a packaging factory near Bangladesh's capital, leaving at least 12 people dead and 16 others injured on Saturday, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Unilever Nepal Ltd (UNL) said Sunday that a strike at its factory in Hetauda has stopped its products from reaching the market and consumers.