Low point of the recession now overcome: The steel sector is recovering
© Deutscher Fachverlag (DFV) (6/2010)
The Chinese steel sector is recovering from the recession, at least for the time being. Since hitting rock bottom in mid-November 2008, prices have significantly recovered, the warehouses have reduced their excess stock, and companies are hoping that the government’s infrastructure programme will help them overcome the crisis, reports the ‘Asien Kurier’ in its March edition. The steel recycling sector will also benefit from the upswing.

Waste disposal strategy for better quality of life: Asia and Europe in search of solutions for controlled waste management
© Deutscher Fachverlag (DFV) (6/2010)
The largely unregulated waste management poses grave problems in many Asian cities. The need to organize waste management systematically and communicate this to people requires a lot of awareness training, good networking, a clear focus on results and a great deal of patience. Key individuals on all levels must be involved in order to increase acceptance among the population. The Technologie-Transfer-Zentrum, ttz (Technology Transfer Centre, ttz) in Bremerhaven, Germany, is aiming to develop and locally implement a realizable model with 21 partners from Europe and Asia, within the EU project ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia). The project was officially launched in Bangkok on February 11 and 12.

The Marketing and the Use of Feed Additives in the European Union with particular Regard to zootechnical Feed Additives
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (11/2008)
The use and the marketing of feed additives and their free movement in the European Union is a very important economic aspect. Differences between the relating laws of the single Member States may impede the free movement of these products by creating unequal conditions for competition.

Dams as Storytellers in Norway
© Springer Vieweg | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH (10/2007)
Dams are not only technical constructions – they are also storytellers.

Concepts for Environmentally Safe Soil Application of Stabilised Organic Waste
© European Compost Network ECN e.V. (12/2005)
As a matter of fact, in the past, many mixed municipal solid waste MSW composting plants in various Countries aimed at producing compost for use in farmlands. For instance, in France in 1998, 7% of MSW (1,9 million tonnes out of 26,5 million tonnes) was reportedly being composted in 77 sites for mixed MSW composting [7].



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