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  1. Business - Economy

    Water wars pit thirsty Dakotas against barges for Missouri flow

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 02:21pm

    ... The Missouri River has blessed and cursed Kevin Schmidt, alternately nourishing or overrunning his farmland. This year its water saved his cows, and it may do so again next year if a lack of rain dries out his soil. The river sustains farmers and ranchers in its upper basin, 1,000 miles from where shippers are pushing to have more of its water released into the drought-depleted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1098061/water-wars-pit-thirsty-dakotas-against-barges-missouri-flow
  2. Business - Commodities

    HSBC releases base metal pledged for US$30m loan to Zhong Jun Resources

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by CHIMA SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Registry documents show lender released base metals that backed US$30m facility for Zhong Jun, a firm linked to Qingdao port scandal HSBC releases metal pledged for loan HSBC has released base metals used as collateral for commodity financing by Zhong Jun Resources, according to Company Registry documents obtained yesterday. Zhong Jun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1558519/hsbc-releases-base-metal-pledged-us30m-loan-zhong-jun-resources
  3. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Clean water access offers flood of business opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Water security is on central government agenda as it opens floodgates to business opportunities by setting targets for usage and recycling China thirsty for clean water Access to clean water to quench the thirst of a growing global population is threatening to be one of the defining struggles for future generations. Last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1560683/clean-water-access-offers-flood-business-opportunities
  4. Business - Commodities - LAWSUITS

    Citic Resources sues for return of metals stored at Qingdao port

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Resources Holdings has launched legal action against the warehouse operator at Qingdao port for its missing alumina and copper stocks. Citic said in an update to the Hong Kong stock exchange ... portal Caixin said Decheng and its parent, Dezheng Resources, borrowed 14.8 billion yuan (HK$18.5 billion) from mainland banks. The size of the potential losses foreign banks are facing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1549979/citic-resources-sues-return-metals-stored-qingdao-port
  5. Business - China Business - MINING

    China Resources ignores calls from activist over mine 'irregularities'

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Shareholder activist calls on China Resources chairman Fu Yuning to cancel coal mine deal 'Return to sender' as CR letter fails to deliver China Resources Holdings has refused to accept an open letter from former journalist and self-declared shareholder activist Li Jianjun calling for the state-backed conglomerate's new chairman Fu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1547027/china-resources-ignores-calls-activist-over-mine
  6. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Silence over China Resources Power scandal shows directors in bad light

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:04am by Shirley Yam

    ... in bad light What have the independent directors of China Resources Power Holdings been doing these days? In July last year, a journalist from the mainland's state media alleged Song Lin, the chairman of parent company China Resources Group, had been bribed to get the power producer to overpay for a coal mine. The company denied it had overpaid for the mine but conceded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1542055/silence-over-china-resources-power-scandal-shows-directors-bad-light
  7. Business - Companies - CORRUPTION

    China Resources sealed billions in deals without tenders, auditor finds

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:14am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com In one case, auditors find HK-listed power unit sealed HK$14.7b deals outside usual practice China Resources bypassed tenders in huge contracts China Resources ... adds weight to Beijing's call for the speeding up of reform of state enterprises. It also wants private capital to be injected into them to improve supervision. Several China Resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1537292/china-resources-sealed-billions-deals-without-tenders-auditor
  8. Business - Commodities - METALS FINANCING PROBE

    Citic Resources unable to secure all its metal at scandal-hit Qingdao port

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Citic secures only partial stores of metal at Qingdao Citic Resources said yesterday a court has been unable to secure more than 120,000 tonnes of alumina worth about ... been at the centre of a probe looking into whether a private metals trading firm, Decheng Mining, used multiple warehouse receipts for the same metal cargo to obtain financing. Citic Resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1535558/citic-resources-says-half-its-alumina-stored-qingdao-missing
  9. Business - Commodities - TAKEOVERS

    Aquila and Mineral Resources in talks to thwart Baosteel bid

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Aquila and partner in talks to thwart Baosteel bid Aquila Resources and new strategic stakeholder Mineral Resources said yesterday that they plan to announce a deal that could thwart Chinese steel giant Baosteel Resources' US$1 billion bid for Aquila. Aquila and Mineral Resources both sought trading halts on their shares, saying they aimed to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1534325/aquila-and-mineral-resources-talks-thwart-baosteel-bid
  10. Business - Commodities - TRANSPORT

    Melting Arctic ice paves the way for South Korean oil hub

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

    ... as Singapore's current capacity. Deputy Energy and Resources Minister Kim Jun-dong said the country was also seeking to leverage its energy infrastructure, which includes five refineries, to become ... "South Korea has a very strong geographic position in today's development of both Arctic oil and China's growing demand." Resource-scarce Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1558456/melting-arctic-ice-paves-way-south-korean-oil-hub

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