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  1. The village that's too scared to drink

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Yizhou, Guangxi jiangtao.shi@scmp.com At least 200 villagers living next to a poisoned river say they have been left to drink polluted water while people living on the opposite bank are being told their drinking water is contaminated and they must drink bottled water only. The allegation came as authorities in Guangxi autonomous region tried to show ...

  2. Metal spill weighs on city's success

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tonnes of life-threatening cadmium into the Longjiang, a tributary of the Pearl River, by two smelters in the city of Hechi. Hechi, in northwestern Guangxi, is famed for its economic rise ...

  3. Supply of water cut to 100,000 after toxic spill

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao More than 100,000 people in Guangxi and Guangdong have been without clean water since Wednesday, when a tanker truck full of toxic chemicals spilled its load into a river. ... standards for consumption, a city official said. 'There is no problem on our part. They [Guangxi authorities] have not been able to control the source of the contamination so far so we can ...

  4. Citic Dameng to quadruple ore output

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The state-backed firm, which also has mines in Guangxi and Guizhou, is in the early stages of assessing whether to exercise an option to buy its second-largest shareholder, state-owned Guangxi ... opportunities in Guangxi, but the timing is not ripe, and we need to do more study,' said chairman Qiu Yiyong. The firm plans to spend 2.6 billion yuan (HK$3.2 billion) next year and build a power ...

  5. Citic Dameng looks to S. Africa

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the rising needs of the massive steel industry. Citic Dameng deputy chairman Li Weijian said the company would consider acquiring assets from its second-largest shareholder, Guangxi Dameng, a Guangxi ... to meet domestic demand, and China was short of manganese resources. When Citic Dameng listed last November, Guangxi Dameng granted it a preferential right to buy the stake in the Singapore firm. ...

  6. 1.35m people, crops and cattle in south suffer in severe drought

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui More than 1.35 million people are lacking drinking water as Guangdong and Guangxi face a severe shortage of rain. The Guangdong Water Resources Bureau estimated ... common on the mainland, as the average rainfall in November hit its lowest level since 1989. The country's largest rivers- the Yangtze, Yellow and Pearl- are running low. In Guangxi, more ...

  7. Citic eyes US$800m mining spin-off

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is 60 per cent owned by Citic Resources' subsidiary Citic Dameng Investments, while state-controlled Guangxi Dameng Manganese Industrial owns the rest, according to the Citic website. ... but there may be a structural impediment because the [government-controlled Guangxi Dameng] is onshore but Citic is offshore already, and it's hard to get the approvals to move offshore.' ...

  8. Minmetals considers financing options for acquisitions

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in Guangxi Huayin Aluminium. The option was part of an injection of various metal trading and smelting operations by the parent into Minmetals Resources. China is importing alumina at near record ... acquisitions, but we have no timetable,' Mr Xu said. Guangxi Huayin and partners Aluminum Corp of China and the Guangxi government are investing 8.49 billion yuan to build a 1.6 million tonne per ...

  9. Failure to find cause of toxic spill

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Environmental authorities in Guangxi have not pinned down the source of a carcinogenic cadmium spill into two rivers a fortnight ago that has threatened ... 'Similar cases of drinking water pollution with carcinogenic heavy metals are common in provinces with large mining industries, such as Hunan and Guangxi,' Ma said. He said the authorities ...

  10. Chemical spill rumours spark water panic

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... shortly after the release of cadmium in Guangxi province late last month- continued to spread downriver. Yesterday, rumours circulated online that a cargo vessel had gone down near Jiangyin, ...




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