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2011-06-09 06:45:00

CHANGGE and BEIJING, China, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that Zhongpin will further expand into north China by building a new production facility in Tangshan city, Hebei province, east of Beijing. Zhongpin will invest about $49 million for the plant that will have an annual capacity to produce about 60,000 metric tons of chilled pork, 20,000...

2010-12-01 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Swedish Embassy Beijing at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=14adbac2-7d77-4248-b43a-f6b1a8e29c9f&bhcp=1 The Swedish pavilion, within Expo 2010, will be transferred to the Swedish area "City of Tomorrow" in Caofeidian Eco-city in Tangshan. This is to mark the successful cooperation between China and Sweden in developing the Caofeidian Eco-city in Tangshan. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com...

2010-11-25 04:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Swedish Embassy Beijing at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=660b0415-fe55-4df2-aae6-bce2333252d6 The Embassy of Sweden to China, CENTEC section (Center for Environmental Technology), has set up a Swedish Pavilion at the China International Green Industry Expo and Forum 2010, to show the Swedish concept of sustainable, holistic urban development, SymbioCity, and to showcase a good example of where the...

2010-10-27 15:04:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- China Lion Film Distribution is set to release the blockbuster movie Aftershock (Tangshan Dadizheng) across select AMC Theatres in North America on October 29th. The North American theatrical release comes after its success in China where the movie broke box office records becoming the highest grossing domestic film in China. Directed by acclaimed director Feng Xiaogang, the movie is based on the Tangshan earthquake of 1976 that killed more than...

2010-04-13 14:12:57

Understanding earthquakes minimizes loss of life and property University of Oklahoma researchers are working with Chinese colleagues to better understand intraplate earthquakes"”those occurring far from a tectonic plate boundary"”in an effort to minimize the loss of life and property in both China and Oklahoma. China holds the record for the deadliest earthquake with 830,000 casualties, even though the event occurred far from a tectonic plate boundary. In recent months, a U.S....

2009-11-17 05:00:00

BEIJING, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or "the Company") (NYSE: GSI), one of China's leading non-state-owned producers of steel products and aggregators of domestic steel companies, today announced that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent ("LOI") to acquire a 60% controlling interest in Tangshan Baotai Iron and Steel Group Co., Ltd. ("Baotai"), a non-state-owned producer of steel billet and strip steel in Tangshan, Hebei...

2009-03-18 11:14:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it recently brought on-stream its third air separation facility (ASU) in Tangshan, Hebei Province, Northern China to supply oxygen, nitrogen and liquid argon to Tangshan Guofeng Steel Co Ltd and its other local customers. Air Products was awarded three long-term industrial gas supply contracts to support the business growth plans of Guofeng Steel. With these contracts, three ASUs adjacent...

2008-09-06 03:00:17

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "13 Trapped in North China Mine Blast"] SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) - Thirteen people were trapped after a coal mine blast in north China's Hebei Province, police confirmed on Saturday. An explosion occurred at around 3 a.m. Friday in a mine which had stopped production in Guye District, Tangshan City, trapping nine maintenance staff, the Tangshan City police said. The mine owner then...

2008-08-29 15:00:41

Nine trapped as illegal coal mine collapses in north China SHIJIAZHUANG, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Police were notified early on Friday that nine workers were trapped in an illegal coal mine that collapsed on Wednesday in the Guye District of Tangshan, a city in north China's Hebei Province. A rescue operation is under way. Police said the nine miners were hired by a businessman, Han Fengguo, who allegedly had an underground passage dug beneath his coal-retailing business, to enable...


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