Steel Mill

Polluters given deadline to clean up emissions

Cement plants are among the polluting industries that will have to meet Beijing's emission limits to gain environmental approval. Photo: AP

From March 1, new coal-fired power plants and steel mills will have to meet "special limits" on emissions to gain approval from the Ministry of Environmental Protection, the ministry's China Environment News said in an online report. It did not give details.

Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 6:07am

Chinalco Mining tumbles 6.3pc on trading debut

Retail investors may have overlooked the fact that copper mining in South America was much more profitable than steel smelting in China, resulting Chinalco Mining's sharp price fall. Photo: Bloomberg

The sharp price fall might have been caused by retail investors, who tended to have a short investment horizon and were not familiar with the company's operations and outlook, analysts said.

1 Feb 2013 - 8:24am

NDRC working to slash steel production

The mainland's top state economic planning agency has called on provincial governments to shut 77.76 million tonnes of steel production at backward mills by 2010, about 14 per cent of the nation's current capacity, as part of its efforts to cut pollution and save energy.

28 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Manager detained over molten steel spill deaths

A mid-level manager with a steel company in Liaoning province has been detained over a breach of safety regulations blamed for last week's molten steel spill, which killed 32 workers, a company source said yesterday.

24 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Imminent disaster?

Is the government putting people's lives at risk, as steel mill workers claim, by building the largest fuel depot in the world at Tuen Mun, 50 metres away from a smelting works? Write to us.

3 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fuel depot can be built near steel mill: judge

The Airport Authority yesterday received the go-ahead to build a fuel depot next to a steel mill, despite the fears of the mill's operators that it posed a safety risk by being built near its high-temperature works.

1 Oct 2003 - 12:00am