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Chinese APC Group Expands into Africa

Global plantation giant, the APC Group — a group of associated companies that includes the award‐winning Asia Plantation Capital — has now widened its global corporate presence to include Africa Plantation Capital in Kenya, with a major acquisition of land for the creation of high value bamboo plantations. This new expansion is to facilitate the group’s major investment into a …

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Asia’s Longest Running Event for the Water and Wastewater Industry to Create New Insights and Opportunities

-Over 800 companies taking part in the region’s leading international water management trade show UBM, the organisers of the region’s leading international event for water and wastewater management — ASIAWATER 2016 announced plans of various initiatives taking place during the 9th edition of the event in April. The event aims to to address key industry issues such as Non-revenue water …

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Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By Puneet Kollipara – SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data and …

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Water-saving innovations in Chinese agriculture

Scientists from China, Australia and Canada have published a critical review of China’s freshwater shortage and associated agricultural production and environmental issues. Featured in the prestigious journal Advances in Agronomy, the article was co-authored by Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique and Winthrop Research Professor Neil Turner, both from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture. “China faces severe freshwater shortages, …

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Inaugural OTC Asia Focuses on Successful Technology Applications, Investment Opportunities in 10 Countries Including Australia, Malaysia and Myanmar

OTC Asia, scheduled for 25-28 March 2014, in Kuala Lumpur, features a robust technical programme that includes briefing sessions that will focus on countries that are newly emerging in offshore exploration and production or those countries experiencing a resurgence in activity. Australia, for example, is the focus of one of 10 planned sessions. The country is believed to contain more …

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China’s Most Senior Shale Decision-Makers Among Confirmed Speakers at 4th Global Unconventional Gas Summit (21-23 October), Beijing

Leading Chinese governmental energy industry experts in the field of unconventional gas are among the confirmed speakers at the 4th Global Unconventional Gas Summit, taking place in Beijing, 21st to Senior representatives from the National Energy Administration and National Development and Reform Commission will provide the global unconventional gas industry with a high-level and important insight into the latest updates …

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Cambelle-Inland forms Strategic Alliance with China Gerui Advanced Materials Group

China Gerui Advanced Materials (Nasdaq: CHOP), a leading high precision, cold-rolled steel producer in China, today engaged Cambelle-Inland, the China investment vehicle of Craig T. Bouchard to advise it on strategic planning and expansion in North America and around the world. “We plan to globalize our business through accretive acquisitions while continuing to focus on organic growth opportunities,” said Mr. …

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ADB’s US$100 Million B-Loan to CWA for Improvement of Water Supply in Small and Medium-sized Cities of the PRC

The Asian Development Bank (“ADB”) today signed a US$100 million B-Loan Facility agreement with China Water Affairs Group Limited (“CWA”) (stock code: 00855.HK). The proceeds from the loan will be used to improve water supply in second and third-tier cities in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”). The two-phase financing cooperation between ADB and CWA involves the provision of a …

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China’s Offshore Wind Industry Entering Era of Large-Scale Development

“Wind power has become the third-largest electric power in China,” said Liu Qi, deputy director general of the National Energy Administration. “There is no electric power to substitute the position of wind power as No. 3, following thermal power and hydropower.” It was said in the report of the 18th CPC National Congress that “China is determined to promote the …

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Rural Population’s Demand for Better Water Quality Increases Adoption of Mobile Water Treatment in Asia Pacific

Rapid urbanization in the Asia Pacific is prompting the rural population to intensify its demands for a better quality of life, which includes access to cleaner and purer water. This, coupled with demand for high quality water from water-intensive industries, makes a robust case for mobile water treatment in the region. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.environmental.frost.com), Asia-Pacific Mobile …

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