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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps

Feb 26 2013, 9:17am CST | by

Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Beijing, Feb 26 — The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China. Mercury content will be cut to less than 1 mg in more...

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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps

Feb 26 2013, 9:17am CST | by

Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Beijing, Feb 26 — The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Mercury content will be cut to less than 1 mg in more than half of new CFLs, Xinhua reported.

This follows a plan drawn up jointly by the ministries of industry and IT, science and technology, and environmental protection.

The plan is part of greater efforts to cut energy consumption and make industrial design more environmentally friendly.

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AMD CEO to visit Lenovo, Asustek, TSMC and Acer

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China September mobile phone users grow to 1.273 billion, says MIIT

Oct 27 2014 11:24pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

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Tim Cook’s Talk with China About Security ‘Very Open,’ Apple Pay Priority in the Country

Oct 27 2014 10:48am CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/China Daily Just days after Greatfire.org reported that China’s iCloud was being hacked and accusing the local government of backing the attack, Apple CEO Tim Cook was already on his way to a meeting with Vice Premier Ma Kai. Although the iPad maker did not comment on the accusations against the Chinese government, Apple did acknowledge that it was aware of “intermittent organized n ...
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Foundry houses in Taiwan and China ramping 8-inch wafer capacity for IoT applications

Oct 27 2014 9:19am CDT | Source: Digitimes

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JDI furthers presence in China handset supply chain

Oct 27 2014 2:17am CDT | Source: Digitimes

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Apple Pay tops Tim Cook's to-do list in China

Oct 24 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Mac World

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Tim Cook Wants to Bring Apple Pay to China, Says It's a 'Really Key Market'

Oct 24 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: iClarified

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave an exclusive interview to Xinhua before ending his four-day visit to China.On the trip, Cook visited with Chinese vice premier Ma Kai to discuss privacy and security. Cook described the discussion as "very open", "fascinating" and "impressive", but he declined to provide specifics. The discussion comes following reports that Chinese authorities are using a ...
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Tim Cook wants to bring Apple Pay to China

Oct 24 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: TUAW

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