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Petrochemical industry to see rapid growth in Philippines

Like many industries in the Asia Pacific, the Philippines' petrochemical industry is expected to go through a period of rapid growth, fueled by an expanding economy and increasing demand.
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China's plan for synthetic gas plants may threaten water resources

China is preparing a move to create synthetic natural gas plants, which convert coal to gas. However, operating these plants requires huge amounts of water and this could put some areas of the country under serious water stress.
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China's wastewater treatment industry outlook revealed

China's wastewater treatment is lagging behind that of developed countries but its wastewater treatment capacity has increased over recent years, growing at an average annual rate of 14% between 2005 and 2012.
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India needs to develop food processing potential, industry group says

A new report predicts that the country could attract $33 billion of investment over the next decade, boosting the national economy and securing high profits.
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Taiwanese companies plan to invest in petrochemical complex in China

The Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan announced Monday that a group of eight Taiwanese companies is planning to invest in the construction of a large petrochemical complex in China.
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US beef shipments blocked in South Korea

South Korea has banned the import of certain shipments of U.S. beef, following the discovery of the feed additive known as zilpaterol in meat supplied by the U.S. unit of meat processing company JBS.
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Solvay to open largest sodium bicarbonate plant in Southeast Asia

Solvay, a Belgian manufacturer of soda ash and bicarbonate, has announced plans to build the largest sodium bicarbonate plant in Southeast Asia. The facility will be located in Thailand and will have a capacity of 100,000 tons per year.
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Split roller bearings prove their worth in the cement industry

The ever-present abrasive dust in cement production plants means that motor and equipment bearing life is notoriously short due to particle ingress causing lubricant contamination and wear damage.
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Chinese anti-trust authorities launch probe into Bayer

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG is being investigated by Chinese authorities for unfair competition, becoming the latest foreign drug maker to come under examination in the Asian country.
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Omega Engineering opens new office in Singapore

Omega Engineering, Inc. is opening a new office in Singapore to coordinate its business throughout the Southeast Asia region, the company announced last week.
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