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  1. Risk China's resources deals may scale imperial heights

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... oilfields and plantations around the globe. On the contrary, China's programme of outward direct investments into overseas resources companies looks very much like a well-thought-out ... and marketing businesses, Noble is a neat play on China's own growing demand for resources. But although CIC insists it is a passive financial investor, its new purchase is a tidy strategic fit ...

  2. Resources rolled out to prevent mining disasters

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing The State Council says it will allocate more resources and roll out more specific measures to prevent mining disasters. Zhang Guobao, chairman of the State Council's Office of the Leading Group for Revitalising Northeast China and Other Old Industrial Bases, said the coal mine blast in Liaoning province last month had rung another alarm bell ...

  3. China Navigation in US$300m vessel deal

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... cooling pumps and improved thermal insulation. An on-board ballast water treatment plant will be installed to reduce the risk of marine organisms being transferred between different ports. ...

  4. Firefighters change tactics after loss of water-bombing helicopters

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... are the only ones equipped with belly-mounted tanks for water-bombing fires. In the Pat Heung blaze near Fan Kam Road, seven fire lines ranging in length from 10 to 100 metres were burning last night. ...

  5. Water lifts sales and marketing

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... adaptability, flexibility and quick thinking- personality traits represented by the water element, one of five that play a role in Chinese metaphysics (the others are wood, fire, earth and metal). People who excel in this field will not only have sufficient water within their chart, but will also have water as one of their useful elements. In terms of fung shui, an active and yang area, ...

  6. Chemical spill sparks battle for bottled water

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... unless they were carrying a few bottles of drinking water- and willing to pay their fare in bottles. Song Enhui, who is in her eighties and has lived all her life on the south bank of the river, said everyone rushed to grocery stores, shopping malls and supermarkets to buy containers of water. 'It was like a war,' she said. 'I never believed such a thing could happen ...

  7. Trouble on oiled waters

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty President Barack Obama and his administration are continuing their 'kick ass' pressure on the company that they erroneously called 'British Petroleum' for its failure to control the rapidly spreading oil spill in the Gul ...

  8. Search for oil spill spotted near HK waters

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok and Cheung Chi-fai The government is searching for a large oil spill near Hong Kong waters that was detected by Chinese University, which said it would be a threat to marine ... Kong waters, the university said. Professor Lin Hui, director of the university's Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, said one of the images showed the spill appeared ...

  9. Mine managers ignored reports of water leaks

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The management of a colliery in the northern province of Shanxi where 153 miners remain trapped underground ignored reports about water leaks sent at least three hours before ... the accident, that there were signs of water leaks inside the mine. 'Many workmates and I found that the underground roads were full of dense fog, while some coal faces started to crumble on March ...

  10. Travellers warned about drinking water in areas affected by oil spill

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... drinking water in the country's second-longest river. The commercial medical agency warned travellers yesterday to stay alert when drinking water in areas affected by the oil spill. Last ... PetroChina, contaminated the Wei, posing a threat to the water supply of hundreds of thousa+nds of people. The huge leak was discovered in Chishui township, Hua county, which houses a big tourist ...




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