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  1. News - World - RESOURCES

    UN fears developing nations will spark global shortage of clean water

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... earth's limited resources. Asia would become the biggest hot spot for conflict over water extraction, where water sources straddle national borders. "Areas of conflict include the Aral Sea ... Agence France-Presse Surging appetite for fresh water and electricity- especially in developing countries- threatens to put 40pc of the world under 'severe stress' Asia hot spot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454229/un-fears-developing-nations-will-spark-global-shortage-clean-water
  2. News - Hong Kong - RESOURCES

    Property owners 'paying for water supply through rates'

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Critics of plan to raise water tariffs say property rates would then have to be cut as owners are offsetting HK$1 billion in government costs Property owners 'paying for water supply through rates' Property owners who are indirectly financing the freshwater supply by paying general property rates should be entitled to a refund ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455644/property-owners-paying-water-supply-through-rates
  3. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Zijin Mining not optimistic on gold and copper prices

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 02:11pm by Eric Ng

    ... cent year on year in the first half. Compared with output in the first-half of 2012, it was down 38 per cent because the metal content of the mine is fast declining as easy-to-mine resources ... not necessarily have to be less than that of gold,” Wang said. “The key is a good understanding of the resources.” On Sunday night Zijin posted a 1 per cent year-on-year rise in first-half net profit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1576002/zijin-mining-not-optimistic-gold-and-copper-prices
  4. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Minimums set on China shale gas exploration

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... ownership rights to land and underground mineral resources, lack of entrepreneurship in the state-dominated oil and gas sector and water shortages made development of the gas more expensive ... of exploration area annually, according to an official at the Ministry of Land and Resources. The minimum investment commitment, three times that of conventional natural gas projects, is an effort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1076609/minimums-set-china-shale-gas-exploration
  5. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Desalination an answer to China's water needs

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Rose, who is involved in the legal aspects of planned desalination plants in the mainland. China's annual renewable water resource per capita was slightly over 2,000 cubic metres between ... Britain and Australia, said HSBC. "This expansion will further stress water resources unless efficiency is greatly improved." The World Resources Institute agreed that desalination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1074798/desalination-answer-chinas-water-needs
  6. News - China - RESOURCES

    Greenpeace warns of water shortages caused by new power plants on mainland

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Sciences and Natural Resources, commissioned by Greenpeace, calculated this was the least possible amount of water likely to be used by the power plants due to be built under China's 12th ... Warning of drain on water supplies Nearly 10 billion cubic metres of water- a quarter of the water that can be allocated for use from the Yellow River in a normal year- will be consumed by 16 new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1014962/greenpeace-warns-water-shortages-caused-new-power-plants-mainland
  7. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    China clampdown to spur rare earths projects abroad

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Melbourne Tighter controls amid pollution clean-up and higher prices boost prospects for rare earths China clampdown to spur mining projects abroad The toxic time bomb set by China's rare earths mining boom is set to boost the prospects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1525521/china-clampdown-spur-rare-earths-projects-abroad
  8. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    China Hongqiao eyes African bauxite to secure supplies

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Aluminium maker seeks to lock up raw material for up to 20 years as Indonesia cuts off exports Hongqiao eyes African bauxite to secure supplies China Hongqiao Group, the nation's largest non-state aluminium producer, is in talks to buy a bauxite mine in Africa to secure the raw material for the metal. "We are looking to lock up resources in Africa and may make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1512958/china-hongqiao-eyes-african-bauxite-secure-supplies
  9. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    New desalination capacity jumps 50pc on year as industry demand grows

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Improvements in energy efficiency see 50 per cent more capacity due online this year Global desalination capacity rises on industry demand Demand for water ... per cent improvement in energy efficiency of the best performing desalination plants contributed to the rise, said Christopher Gasson, publisher of Global Water Intelligence, which this week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1332631/new-desalination-capacity-jumps-50pc-year-industry-demand-grows
  10. Business - Companies - RESOURCES

    Running out of cash, Australian miners get creative to survive

    Posted May 31st 2013, 02:09pm by Reuters

    ... analyst Rob Sennitt. Until now, small miners have relied largely on equity markets to fund mines or exploration to locate new deposits, with over 400 new junior resource floats in the last five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1250455/running-out-cash-australian-miners-get-creative-survive

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