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  1. Workers sue over alleged poisoning at battery plant

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plants in Guangdong. Lawyer Zhou Litai said the case was filed on Thursday at Huizhou Intermediate People's Court against Huizhou GP Battery and Huizhou Advance Battery Technology, owned ... metal used in the production of batteries. They said they had inhaled the cancer-causing substance. The Chongqing-based lawyer met his clients in Huizhou on Tuesday. The 65 claimants are mostly ...

  2. Toxic chemical found in workers

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... to Guangdong province's occupational disease control hospital. One of those workers is a pregnant woman. Sixty were sent to two other hospitals in Huizhou. The rest have recovered and will return to work tomorrow at the GP Batteries factory in Huizhou. The factory is the largest Asian battery producer outside Japan and is owned by Gold Peak Industries, of which Mr Lo is chairman and chief ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sick battery workers run out of cash Mainland workers at Hong Kong battery maker Gold Peak Industries say they have left the hospital treating them for work-related illnesses after running out of money and with no more compensation from the company forthcoming. They say they had been in a hospital in Huizhou after they were poisoned by cadmium, a cancer-causing metal used ...

  4. Shenzhen workers sue HK battery company

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for us until workers in Huizhou were found to have been poisoned,' Mr Huang said. Thirty-two workers at the Jieba factory had excessive cadmium levels during a check-up earlier this year. ... laws and regulations. But he admitted that about 400 workers from Huizhou and Shenzhen were under medical observation because of excessive cadmium levels. A Shenzhen judge yesterday adjourned ...

  5. 2.5m yuan fund pledged for poisoned workers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... at the battery maker's Shenzhen factory were found to have cadmium exposure in 2004 after several hundred employees working at its Huizhou factories were confirmed as having excessive levels ... from three factories in Huizhou and Shenzhen sued GP Batteries in 2005 and 2006, seeking 250,000 yuan per claimant, state media said. Beijing Youth Daily said at least three workers had died ...

  6. Company gets charged up over quality control

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... headquarters are located in Hong Kong, while its production facilities are located in Huizhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen and Shanghai. Sylva is the manufacturing arm of the battery division of Gold Peak ...

  7. Sense of green urgency lacking

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But the Hong Kong Science Park-based firm, which has operations in Huizhou, Shanghai and Dalian, is one of the exceptions. By and large, local manufacturers are showing an environmentally lax attitude. ...



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