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  1. Business - Economy

    Water wars pit thirsty Dakotas against barges for Missouri flow

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 02:21pm

    ... again, said Phyllis Young, a member of the tribal council. “Water is not a commodity,” she said. “When it comes down to our reliance on this system for clean drinking water, human consumption ... Commission in Bismarck. “The importance for drinking water in our state is huge,” she said. Missouri River water also plays a role in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process in which millions ...

  2. Business - China Business

    How Beijing Enterprises Water aims to boost capacity

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Beijing Enterprises Water is boosting daily capacity by 3m tonnes, aided by green policies Mainland water firm aims to lift capacity Beijing Enterprises Water Group, the biggest publicly traded water-treatment systems developer in China, plans to increase capacity by almost a fifth, enough to serve a city the size of the capital. The Hong Kong-listed company ...

  3. Business - China Business - THE INTERVIEW

    Herbal drink giant's recipe for home-grown success

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... a decade, JDB launched its second drink, Kunlun Mountain- high-end bottled mineral water- in 2009. JDB faced its most severe challenge in April 2011, when state-owned Guangzhou Pharmaceutical, ... Coca-Cola' Herbal drink giant's recipe for home-grown success Leading mainland beverage maker JDB Group has been dubbed "China's Coca-Cola" because of its business model, which ...

  4. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Chinese firms set to invest in Mexico's infrastructure push

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:55am by Toh Han Shih

    ... water, energy, health and education. "Opportunities have opened up for foreign investors," said Salazar, who is planning to visit Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul in September. "In ... 25, Salazar was in Singapore, where he signed a memorandum of understanding between Banco Interacciones and Hyflux, a global water firm based in the city state. Under the memorandum, the two ...

  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    CKI seeks new investments after windfall profit

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Eric Ng

    ... offsetting lower profits in Australia. CKI engages in gas and power distribution, power generation, water supply and sewage treatment in Britain, gas and power distribution and transmission ...

  6. Business - Money - DEBT

    Insurance-backed bonds from Chinese firms tempt with high yields

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:06am by JASPER

    ... Lilang Technology & Science is issuing a US$20 million bond to develop maritime lighting and water treatment products. Both bonds are for 10 years and both will pay a coupon of 8 per cent. ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Evergrande puzzles with buy-back on one hand, borrowing on the other

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:23am by Shirley Yam

    ... staff that he plans to turn the company's soccer, water and malls business into a 100 billion yuan empire, according to various media reports. Is the spending a confidence-boosting measure, ...

  8. Business - Commodities - TRANSPORT

    Melting Arctic ice paves the way for South Korean oil hub

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... It is the shortest shipping lane connecting Europe to Asia. The waters off Siberia first became sufficiently ice-free in the summer of 2005 for voyages to be considered, with satellites suggesting in 2008 ...

  9. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Proposed giant tidal plant for mainland China is far-off dream

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... to take into consideration tidal conditions, water depth, composition of the seabed and proximity to major ports. A 15MW demonstration project in Ningde, Fujian, has been abandoned, although ... said construction of the proposed dam could upset marine ecology. "It depends on the amount of silt dug up... in nearby Xiamen, the water quality and marine ecosystem were damaged by dams ...

  10. Business - Commodities

    Water shortage curbing growth of coal-to-chemicals projects

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:53am by Eric Ng

    ... of the mainland’s cities suffer from water shortages, while close to 300 million people living in rural areas lack access to safe drinking water. In Ningxia Hui autonomous region, which has the country’s ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Water shortage hampers coal-to-chemicals projects A shortage of water is a major factor restricting the development of coal-to-chemicals projects ...




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