Archive | December, 2009

SINGAPORE: Linde Gas starts up S$25 million carbon dioxide plant on Jurong Island

(EnergyAsia, December 31, Thursday) — Linde Gas Singapore Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of German’s Linde Gas, has started up its new S$25 million carbon dioxide (CO2) plant on Jurong Island in Singapore. (US$1=S$1.4). The plant produces approximately 100 tons per day of liquid carbon dioxide to double the local production capacity, making Linde the largest […]

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CHINA: More than 150 senior officials attended Solar Energy Technology and Investment Congress

(EnergyAsia, December 24, Thursday) — More than 150 senior Chinese government officials, international executives, industry experts and technologists attended the recently ended China Solar Energy Technology and Investment Congress in China’s Inner Mongolia. Co-organised by Noppen and the Huhhot municipal government on December 10-11, the conference focused on how the industry is driving down the […]

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ASIA: Regional demand for commodities to remain strong, say SG economists

(EnergyAsia, December 16, Wednesday) — Driven by government infrastructure spending and favourable demographics, China and India will continue to sustain demand for commodities, according to economists from French bank Societe Generale (SG). In a briefing last week, Glenn Maguire, SG’s chief economist for Asia, noted that the multi-year nature of fiscal stimulus programmes, specifically in […]

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ASIA: Inflation alert as China leads the region in economic rebound

(EnergyAsia, December 14, Monday) — The world should stay alert to the possibility of inflation as a commodities-hungry China continues to drive the global economic recovery, said Societe Generale’s (SG) chief economist for Asia, Glenn Maguire, at a media event last week. China’s strong investment growth of more than 50% led by the government’s stimulus […]

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INDIA: German coal trading firm HMS Bergbau AG opens Mumbai office

(EnergyAsia, December 3, Thursday) — HMS Bergbau AG, a German coal trading, production and logistics group, said it has opened an office in Mumbai, India with its local partner Growell Resources & Management Pvt Ltd as part of its international expansion programme. Growell, established in 1992 by Ashok Ghandi, trades commodities, chemicals and fertilisers. HMS […]

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