Cranes are seen on top of an under-construction skyscraper in Beijing last month. All major public projects in the city will be banned for four months as the government seeks to improve air quality. Photo: Reuters

Beijing slaps ban on winter construction in bid to improve air quality

All major public projects will be halted from November to March, when smog levels are often at their worst

Topic |   Beijing air pollution

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Cranes are seen on top of an under-construction skyscraper in Beijing last month. All major public projects in the city will be banned for four months as the government seeks to improve air quality. Photo: Reuters
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