China’s energy clampdown
Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010
Government orders over 2,000 companies to close inefficient industrial plants
The Chinese government has ordered over 2,000 companies to
close down inefficient plants and equipment in a bid to reduce
energy waste and limit environmental damage.
The announcement affects 18 industries including steel,
cement, coke, aluminium and paper, with companies told to shut
certain plants by late September, the...