China maintains strict environmental stance on heavy industry pollution

By Davide Ghilotti, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 04 May 2018

The East Asian country, which produces some of the most widely used mineral commodities in refractories, abrasives and pigments, is persisting with its drive to improve the environmental profile of its heavy industry, and is gearing up for further restrictions on local operations.

The Chinese government has continued to launch a series of environmental inspections on heavy industries in the country in order to strengthen its control over industrial pollution levels and environmental quality.

Industrial activities are influenced by the inspections, and a number of enterprises which have not reached the required standard...