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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing must make fighting pollution its priority

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Market observers were quick to draw a connection between Beijing's announcement of record spending and a prompt surge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a new peak. That shows how much the global economy looks to China for growth amid Europe's debt woes and a weak recovery in the US. To be sure, the Dow's rise also reflects large doses of stimulus from US ...

  2. Dow may invest US$5b in plant with Shenhua

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Dow Chemical, the largest chemical producer in the United States, might invest US$5 billion in a coal-to-chemical project in Shaanxi province with the mainland's largest coal producer Shenhua Group as partner, China Business News reported. The undertaking might command a total investment of between US$8 billion and US$10 billion, industry experts estimated. ...

  3. Dow may invest US$5b in Shaanxi plant

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Project with Shenhua Group to make chemical products from coal and salt resources Dow Chemical, the largest chemical producer in the United States, might invest US$5 billion ... of between US$8 billion and US$10 billion, industry experts estimated. A feasibility study on the joint venture is being carried out. If it materialised, the investment would surpass in scale ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... Department and to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department,” Tse said. Home Affairs Department data shows an average of 900 to 1,000 approved burials in each of the past five years. ...


    Protests over industrial projects a challenge for China

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com An increasing number of mainlanders are not prepared to accept local government decisions on industrial projects made behind closed doors Rising activism poses challenge Mainlanders are increasingly taking to the streets in protest over industrial development, a phenomenon analysts say is a serious challenge for local officials. In the latest case, big ...

  6. Business - TRADE WAR

    Beijing to time polysilicon battle for US poll

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... centres on state support for the solar industry, a business both Obama and Premier Wen Jiabao have said was a priority. Global investment in solar projects rose 61 per cent to US$137.8 billion last year. The case "is part of a broader trade conflict extending far beyond the polysilicon and solar industries, as an escalating number of trade disputes have been initiated throughout ...

  7. Air Products focuses on two China projects

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... piece of the global industrial gas growth worldwide,' Jones said. 'We expect to get a fair share.' In eastern Anhui province, Air Products will build an on-site ammonia plant ... opportunities for Air Products, Jones said. By using quality industrial gases in the steelmaking and glassmaking sectors, the producers could reduce energy consumption and emissions. Jones said Air ...

  8. Rice yield trebles global average

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com A 'super rice' developed by hybrid rice breeder Yuan Longping has yielded a record 13.9 tonnes per hectare, more than triple the world average ... to the latest statistics by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, the world's average rice yield was about 4.3 tonnes per hectare in 2009. The record yield was achieved on an experimental rice ...

  9. Dirty industry cleans up its act

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... incineration discharge standards, the most stringent in the industry,' said Liao Guoyong, the factory's deputy general manager. 'Our company is investing over 6 million yuan [HK$7.2 ... survival in the controversial business of waste incineration. Operators of poorly managed or equipped plants have given the industry a bad reputation, by discharging high levels of fine ...

  10. Drop in surface wind speeds an early warning for industry

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The average speed of surface winds over most regions in the northern hemisphere have dropped significantly in the past three decades, according to a study published online ... the phenomenon. But the finding is bad news for the wind power industry. The study, carried out by a French team led by Professor Robert Vautard, of the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, ...




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