Overseas

17:30 2021.09.18

Welding construction of China-Laos railway seamless track completed

On September 16, 2021, the welding construction of more than 400 kilometers of seamless track of the China-Laos Railway of China Railway Second Bureau was completed. Since the rail welding team of the China-Laos Railway Track Laying Base of China Railway Second Bureau broke ground in May 2020, the cadres and employees of the rail welding base have overcome the difficulties of construction sites and late equipment arrivals in the rainy season. They have passed through 75 tunnels, 165 bridges, 20 stations, which lasted 16 months, successfully completed the welding construction tasks of 500-meter long rails and seamless tracks on the whole line. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

17:28 2021.09.18

$519.3 million! Brazil launches two new railway projects

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio de Freitas will attend the groundbreaking ceremony on September 17 to commemorate the north-south railway from Mara Rosa to Água Boa. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:26 2021.09.18

GIADEC and Rocksure develop a US$1.2 billion bauxite and refinery in Ghana

The Ghana Comprehensive Aluminum Development Corporation (GIADEC) has selected Rocksure International to develop bauxite and refineries in Ghana at an estimated cost of US$1.2 billion. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:26 2021.09.18

Mongolia formulates a five-year road plan for US$115 million

Mongolia is formulating a five-year project plan to provide sustainable road and transportation services to the capital, Ulaanbaatar. Editor/Bao Hongying

09:48 2021.09.18

Wang Yi and the President of Kyrgyzstan discuss the Belt and Road Initiative

On September 16, 2021, Kyrgyzstan President Zaparov met with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Dushanbe. Kyrgyzstan is firmly committed to the comprehensive development of Kyrgyzstan-China relations, firmly supports China on issues related to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Xinjiang, and resolutely opposes interference by external forces in China's internal affairs. He is willing to work with China to strengthen cooperation in jointly building the Belt and Road Initiative, deepen bilateral economic, trade and investment cooperation, and inject impetus into the economic development of the two countries. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

09:04 2021.09.18

Completion and acceptance of Bolivia's national highway project

A few days ago, the Bolivia Padia-El Salto highway project undertaken by PowerChina successfully passed the completion acceptance. The project is located in the southeast of Sucre City, Chuquisaca Province, Bolivia. It has a total length of 50.24 kilometers and passes through 11 villages. It is part of the No. 6 highway network of 976 kilometers of national highway construction in Bolivia. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

09:03 2021.09.18

The second phase of China's aid to Burundi Wancuntong project started

Recently, the second phase of China’s assistance to Burundi’s “Wancuntong” project was held in Gitega Province, marking the official start of the construction of 200 villages in the second phase of Burundi’s “Wancuntong” project. Star Times again this year undertook the construction of 200 villages in the second phase of Burundi's "Wancuntong" project, and will install 200 sets of solar TV sets, 400 sets of solar projection equipment and 4,000 sets of digital set-top box equipment for free in the public areas and families of these villages. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

09:01 2021.09.18

Southern European river seven crew Laos hydropower grid

On September 15th, the first unit of the Nanoujiang 7-level hydropower station in Laos, invested and constructed by PowerChina, successfully entered 72-hour trial operation, marking that all power stations in the Nanoujiang River Basin have achieved their power generation targets and will begin the period of combined watershed adjustment and transportation. The Nanoujiang 7th-level power station has installed two 105 MW units. With all the power generation of the Nanoujiang 7th-level power station, the construction of the entire Nanoujiang project will be successfully concluded. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

08:58 2021.09.18

Chinese aid to Cambodia and Cambodia signed stadium project handover certificate

On September 12, witnessed by the leaders of the two countries, Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Qian Keming and Cambodian Minister of Tourism and Olympic Committee Chairman Tang Kun jointly signed the project handover certificate. The Cambodian National Stadium built with Chinese assistance covers an area of about 16 hectares, with a construction area of 82,400 square meters, and can accommodate about 60,000 spectators. It will be the main venue for the 2023 Southeast Asian Games. The project is a key project of the Belt and Road Initiative. Construction started in August 2017 and completed in August 2021. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

08:56 2021.09.18

The 5th Dunhuang Cultural Expo will open on September 24

On September 14, the Information Office of the Gansu Provincial Government held a press conference to introduce the progress of preparations for the "One Conference, One Session". It is reported that the 5th Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo and the 10th Dunhuang Travel·Silk Road International Tourism Festival (one session and one session) will be held on September 24. It will be held in Dunhuang from January to the 26th and will last for 3 days. South Korea will be invited as the guest of honor. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

08:44 2021.09.18

China absorbed US$113.78 billion in foreign investment in the first 8 months

On September 16, data released by the Ministry of Commerce showed that from January to August 2021, the actual use of foreign capital nationwide was 758.05 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 22.3% (equivalent to US$113.78 billion, a year-on-year increase of 27.8%). In terms of source, actual investment in countries along the Belt and Road and ASEAN increased by 37.6% and 36.8% year-on-year respectively (including investment data through free ports). Editor/Tian Zengpeng

08:38 2021.09.18

The 2nd High-end Forum of One Belt One Road Arbitration Institutions Held

On September 14, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and the All-China Lawyers Association jointly held the 2021 China Arbitration Summit Forum and the Second High-end Forum of One Belt One Road Arbitration Institutions in Beijing, and released the "Beijing Joint Declaration of the Belt and Road Arbitration Institutions Cooperation Mechanism." Vice Minister of Justice Xiong Xuanguo attended the forum and delivered a speech, emphasizing the need to actively promote the construction of an international commercial arbitration center, innovate talent training mechanisms, and deepen international exchanges in arbitration. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

17:23 2021.09.17

Shipment of Asia's largest 10 MW offshore wind turbine tower

Recently, the largest 10-MW offshore wind turbine tower project in Asia, which was undertaken by Jiuquan Company of the Fourth Bureau of Hydropower,-Changle Offshore Offshore Wind Farm Project A, successfully completed the delivery of the tower. The project is currently approved domestically for a single-unit capacity, including the largest capacity of a single wind farm. The total installed capacity is 300 MW. It uses four-pile jackets and suction pile jacket foundations. The second batch installs 13 Dongfang Electric 8 MW wind turbines and 10 Dongfang Electric 10 MW wind turbines. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

17:21 2021.09.17

Power China won the bid for Liaoning Kazuo Huashan Wind Power Project

On September 15, Power China Chongqing Engineering Company won the bid for the EPC general contracting project of the Huashan 200 MW wind power project in Kazuo, Liaoning, with a bid amount of 1.59 billion yuan. The project is located in Kazuo County, Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province, with a total installed capacity of 200 megawatts. It is planned to install 50 wind turbines with a single capacity of 4000 kilowatts and build a 220 kilovolt booster station. The scope of general engineering contracting includes engineering survey and design, equipment and materials procurement, transportation and storage, engineering construction, equipment installation and commissioning, until acceptance and delivery to production. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

17:18 2021.09.17

The progress of the Polish S14 highway project was praised by the local media

On September 15, Polish local media praised the construction progress of the Polish S14 highway project undertaken by the Power Construction Municipal Corporation for showing the speed of China. After the Polish S14 highway project obtained the construction permit as planned on April 29, 2021, the site has entered a full-scale construction situation. After the active organization of the Highway Project Management Department, the contract was completed two months in advance to overcome the adverse external effects such as the epidemic The prescribed second milestone task has established a good brand image. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

17:16 2021.09.17

African oil company submits draft for Kenyan oil project worth US$3.4 billion

Africa Oil, Tullow Oil and Total Energies have submitted the draft oil field development plan (FDP) for their US$3.4 billion Kenyan development project to the Kenyan government. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:16 2021.09.17

Scotland builds 4.1GW offshore project

SSE Renewables will merge the two proposed offshore wind farm projects into a 4,100 MW development project. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:16 2021.09.17

Glennmont sets 1GW solar target in Europe

Glennmont, a subsidiary of Nuveen, established an independent power producer (IPP) to develop, construct and operate 1GW solar photovoltaic projects in Southern Europe. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:15 2021.09.17

Singapore Energy Agency raises S$1.65 billion for sustainable projects

The National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore has raised S$1.65 billion (US$1.23 billion) through the initial issuance of green bonds, which will be used to fund sustainable projects. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:15 2021.09.17

TenneT receives 250 million euro loan from EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a 250 million euro loan agreement with TenneT for the construction of a 40-kilometer transmission corridor from Eemshaven to Vierverlaten in the north of the Netherlands. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:14 2021.09.17

Renewable energy newbie plans 2GW Brazilian photovoltaic boom

Solar Americas Capital is cooperating to achieve more than 2GW of photovoltaic power generation in Brazil by 2026. The company will jointly fund, identify, build and manage solar assets for business partners. Editor/Bao Hongying

17:14 2021.09.17

CK Power promotes the 1285 MW Xayaburi Hydropower Station planned in Laos

CK Power promoted the 1285 MW Xayaburi Hydropower Station planned in Laos. CK Power Plc (CKP), the power generation arm of CH Karnchang Plc, is advancing a feasibility study to build a hydroelectric power plant near Luang Prabang on the Mekong River in northern Laos, which was delayed due to the effects of the pandemic last year. Editor/Bao Hongying

16:39 2021.09.17

CSCEC signs the Côte d’Ivoire bridge project

Recently, China State Construction and the Ministry of Transport of Côte d’Ivoire signed a contract for the modification of the Abidjan Fourth Bridge. The section of this change project involving Chinese architecture is the Yopougon-Adjamé-Bingerville line of the Abidjan Four Bridge Project under construction, which widens the originally designed two-way four-lane to two-way six-lane. Editor/Tian Zengpeng

16:10 2021.09.17

Renela builds energy storage system production plant in Russia

The Russian energy storage company Renera has signed an agreement with the Kaliningrad region government to build a manufacturing facility for the production of energy storage systems and lithium-ion batteries in the western region of Russia. Editor/XuNing

16:09 2021.09.17

Russia accelerates the development of new energy industry

As a major producer and exporter of traditional energy, Russia has continuously introduced policies and measures to promote the development of the new energy industry in recent years to promote low-carbon green transformation. Editor/XuNing

16:08 2021.09.17

Europe and Africa will be linked by a 2 GW submarine cable

According to EnergyPress, transmission system operators in Greece and Egypt are interested in installing submarine cables between Europe and Africa. As many other bilateral efforts are underway, the two companies compete fiercely. Editor/XuNing

16:06 2021.09.17

Telecom giant finalizes Indonesia $6 billion merger agreement

Two top telecommunications companies in Indonesia have reached an agreement to merge their businesses and become one of the largest telecommunications transactions in Asia, valued at US$6 billion. Editor/XuNing

16:05 2021.09.17

Soaring energy costs in Europe raise winter concerns

Insufficient natural gas reserves have driven the wholesale price of natural gas and electricity across Europe soaring, and there is growing concern that this increase will be passed on to consumers through utility bills. In the cold winter, the scarcity of resources may even lead to shortages. Editor/XuNing

16:04 2021.09.17

The shipping industry urges the UK to support a US$5 billion R&D fund

On September 16, 2021, the shipping industry urged the United Kingdom to support its US$5 billion "lunar exploration" research and development fund, which aims to achieve zero ocean emissions in the water by 2030 and help the industry achieve net zero emissions by 2050 . Editor/XuNing

16:02 2021.09.17

APSEZ plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025

In order to achieve the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2025, AdPorts and Special Economic Zones (APSEZ) have formulated detailed plans to become a green port and logistics company by increasing their contribution to a sustainable future. Editor/XuNing