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Bus Melodrama Creates $100B Market by 2025 for Hybrid and Pure Electric Buses Say IDTechEx

January 30, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transit, Transportation

Buses are boring right? Not any more. Faced with 200,000 people dying of air pollution yearly and rocketing oil imports, China will make 10 million school buses and 1.6 million large buses electric. The resulting ultra-low cost base will let its bus makers…

Tianchen Selects AVEVA E3D to Optimise Design Processes

October 28, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

Shanghai, China, Oct. 28, 2014—AVEVA today announced that Tianchen, one of China’s largest engineering contractors serving the chemical processing…

Unified Model Aids Steel Structure Design Efficiency for a Chinese Air-Cooling Island

Hamon Thermal (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. is part of the Hamon Group, an international engineering and contracting company that is a leader in the specialized…

Chinese Waterkeeper Hao Xin to Speak at Inter-Water

October 14, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate, Water

Hao Xin, Co-founder, Vice President and Executive Director of Green Zhejiang, is to speak at the opening of the Inter-Water Australia Conference, which takes place at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre at 10.30am on Wednesday 15 October. Green…

Autodesk and Glodon Software Cooperate to Deepen the Adoption of BIM Technology in China

September 12, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

Glodon Software Co. Ltd. (SZSE: GLD), a leading Chinese AEC IT company, today signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Autodesk Software (China) Co., Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a world leader in 3D design,…

Russia Launches Construction of Gas Pipeline to China

September 2, 2014 - in Construction, Energy, Pipelines

China's CNPC (China National Petroleum Corporation) agreed to a huge $400 billion (£237 billion) contract with Gazprom in May. Russia will deliver 38 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China for a period of 30 years, through the 2,485 mile long pipeline.…

China Willing to Upgrade U.S. Infrastructure

August 18, 2014 - in Transportation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China is willing to join the United States in upgrading U.S. transportation infrastructure. The Chinese Premier made the comments when meeting with a delegation of U.S. congressmen led by Bill Shuster, chairman of the House…

Beijing Considers ‘Wind Tunnels’ Design for the City to Combat Smog

July 4, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Environment

Beijing’s urban planning authorities are for the first time seriously considering creating “wind pathways” in the capital in the future to combat severe air pollution. The concept entails designing sections of the city in a way that allows wind to flow…

Chinese Cities Outstripping Whole Countries in Infrastructure Debt

February 24, 2014 - in Construction

Spending by the city of Wuhan on infrastructure construction alone is equivalent to the UK's expenses for updating and enhancing the infrastructure of the entire country, according to British media. The city is part of a countrywide, multi-trillion dollar…

Heritage Conservation as a Viable Strategy for Urban Regeneration

February 11, 2014 - in Planning, Projects

Dr Ron van Oers, Vice Director of the World Heritage Institute of Training and Research in the Asia-Pacific region (WHITRAP) under the auspices of UNESCO, is coordinating a programme for the application of the Historic Urban Landscape approach in China and…