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  • 1 May 2017- 12:55 by Local Press Report HONG KONG CFO Innovation The risk of human rights tainted tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold (3TG) entering the supply chains of tech firms is extending well beyond the traditional home of ‘conflict minerals,’ DR Congo and the Great Lakes Region of Africa,
  • 11 Mar 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG Recent volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are the likely cause of the severe drought in Malaysia and Singapore, according to a professor of earth sciences at the University of Hong Kong. Wyss Yim Wai-shu, who also served as deputy chair of a
  • 3 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua is looking to attract Indian businesses to participate in its planned canal project to link the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. A Chinese company, HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd
  • China's pollution problem has yet to reach its peak, an environmental expert told a conference in Hong Kong on January 4.
  • Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC.
  • 24 May 2012- 19:04 by Local Press Report LIUZHOU China Digital Times After detection of high levels of cadmium in the tributaries of the Pearl River, officials claim that the levels of the poisonous chemical found in batteries has been successfully diluted. The chemical spill threatened the water
  • 19 Jul 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Wall Street Journal (United States) Zijin Mining Group Co. on July 12 announced it had suspended operations at one of its copper plants in eastern China's Fujianprovince, after acidic wastewater leaked from the plant into the Ting River
  • 10 May 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Globes (Israel) Hutchison Whampoa chairman Li Ka-shing said Hong Kong is interested in Israeli water technology and non-polluting oil sands development. Li's remarks came during talks with Israeli Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz, Deputy
  • 10 May 2010- 14:46 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Globes (Israel) Hutchison Whampoa chairman Li Ka-shing said Hong Kong is interested in Israeli water technology and nonpolluting oil sands development. Li's remarks came during talks with Israeli Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz, Deputy
  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA Dow Jones Minera Chinalco Peru SA could begin delayed water treatment plant operations in the middle of next year. The move comes after pipeline rights were advanced by the government. Operations at the plant were stalled earlier this year when
  • 10 Aug 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report VESTERAALEN Norway Post Norway's Leonhard Nilsen & Soenner AS (LNS) won a $344 million USD contract from the Hong Kong Drainage Service Department (DSD) to build sewage tunnels on Hong Kong Island. The project will be carried out in a joint venture
  • 27 Jul 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Australian A joint venture of Leighton Holdings has won a $335.3 million USD Hong Kong sewage tunnel contract from the Hong Kong Drainage Services Department. The contract is for construction of a sewage conveyance system from Aberdeen to Sai Ying
  • 17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Beijing-based aluminum company Chinalco, through its Peruvian subsidiary Minera Chinalco Peru, announced construction of a water treatment plant at Kingsmill Tunnel in the central highlands of the country's Junin department. The
  • 26 Jan 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG T he Hong Kong government's water supply department has invited tenders for six different projects in February. The closing date of the first tender for replacing and rehabilitating water mains on Hong Kong Island East, is February 6,

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