Chinese magnesia industry must meet new standards or face shutdown

By Albert Li
Published: Friday, 26 May 2017

All magnesia companies in Yingkou city must comply with new environmental standards by 30 September, as part of Beijing’s drive to reduce pollution. Producers which failed to meet the strict environmental standards will be shut down.

New environmental rules for the domestic mineral industry will be implemented in Yingkou in the key magnesia-producing province of Liaoning, the municipal government said on 24 May.       

The new rules, part of a central government drive, are aimed at improving air quality, stopping pollution, restricting new...

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