Posts tagged as China

China builds new nuclear power stations as Japan cancels five restarts

  Reports from Nuclearstreet.com say that the number of possible nuclear reactor restarts in Japan is to drop, as utility companies opt out of bringing five reactors into compliance with new safety standards. The cost of refurbishing the plants to comply with new codes, which were put into place after the Fukushima Daiichi power plant […]

CHP capacity boosted by massive investments

  The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s distributed combined heat and power (CHP) installed capacity will grow from around 37,7 GW in 2013 to approximately 64 GW by 2019, at a cost of almost $56-billion, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. This is the second largest investment globally behind Europe, which is expected to spend about […]

SA should look to China for sustainable rail solutions

  by Bruce Evans, GIBB Railway development in China over the past 25 years provides ample examples of what can be achieved when it comes to modern railways. Some aspects of China’s railway solutions could be applicable to South Africa and are worth considering in particular for a new Durban-Gauteng high-standard, standard-gauge railway. China has […]

Home or away? Is off-shore better?

  by Stephen Sher, Cirtech Electronics “Offshore” means China. When we talk about offshore manufacture, we are invariably talking about China and possibly Singapore. There are several factors to consider when looking offshore for a printed circuit board manufacturer. Essentially they amount to cost, manageability, reliability and safety of intellectual property. Through an economy of […]