Industrial Safety implications of the Kobe steel scandal?

Oct 16, 2017– Japan’s Kobe Steel scandal continues to generate shocks in the industrial community. If you have not yet heard of it, reports say that Kobe Steel had a huge QA/QC problem of data falsification. In other words, without actually testing the quality or “fitness for use” of different grades of steel, their staff […]

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Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin, India fined $18 million for environmental violations

New Delhi, April 04, 2012 – The Indian Supreme court has reportedly fined Sterlite Copper (a division of Vedanta- a company listed in the UK and a global metals conglomerate) an amount of Rs. 100 crore (approximately $18 million US) for environmental violations. Apparently the plant, a copper smelter, caused groundwater pollution in the area […]

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