Chinese refractories look to natural gas to meet environmental standards

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 08 June 2015

Investment by local government and major utilities provider Towngas is being aimed at upgrading the efficiency of power generation in the refractories manufacturing centre of Xinmi, Henan province, but the reality is that many will be unable to make the improvements necessary to avoid being shut down.

Refractories manufacturers in China are hoping that modern energy technology based on natural gas will help them to meet strict new standards on emissions imposed by the Chinese government.

Professor Zhaokui Qin of Shanghai’s Tongji University is a specialist in the use of natural gas as a power source and is leading...

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