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23 July 2008

China Defies Peru Rescue of Miners Afflicted With Lung Disease

Author: Michael Smith, Bloomberg.com

Peruvian regulations require mining companies to give every worker an annual medical exam. If any lung disease is detected…the company must transfer the sick worker to a job free of…risks...Daniel Vargas, Shougang's medical services director at the...

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5 January 2008

Beijing steel maker cuts emissions for Olympics [China]

Author: Xinhuanet [China]

Beijing Shougang Group,...the city's major polluter, extinguished the fire in one of its four blast furnaces on Saturday,...to cut its normal output by half during the Olympics..."During the third quarter when the Olympic Games are held, we will...

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25 October 2007

Beijing air concern for Olympics

Author: Mure Dickie, Financial Times

High levels of air pollution are a "legitimate concern" for anyone taking part in next year's Beijing Olympics, according to [a report by] the UN Environment Programme…The report will strengthen pressure for stronger temporary action to ease pollution...

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16 June 2006

The Dirty Secret of China's Economy

Author: Brian Bremner, Business Week

China is a remarkable growth story. But it is also fast becoming an ecological wasteland...Environmental problems play a role in the death of some 300,000 Chinese people each year, according to World Bank estimates...Some 20% of the population lives in...

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22 July 2005

Peru miners feel oppressed by China's Shougang

Author: Robin Emmott, Reuters

...workers [at Shougang Hierro Peru iron ore mine, owned by China's state-run steel maker Shougang Group] complain of health risks, low wages and frequent accidents, some of them fatal...Shougang Hierro Peru declined a request for an interview...Locals...

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28 September 2001

Beijing steelmaker to move plants before Olympics

Author: Reuters

Chinese steel maker Shougang Corp will move its dirtiest plants out of heavily polluted Beijing, host of the 2008 Summer Olympics, by the end of this year, a company spokesman said yesterday

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27 September 2001

China: Capital Steel Plant [Shougang Corp.] to Remove Main Source of Pollution

Author: People's Daily [China]

By 2005, Shougang's steel industry will accomplish a complete nonpolluting production.

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