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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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New iPhones are a big hit in China as preorders top 2 million units after just 6 hours

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are proving to be quite popular in China. Initial reservations for Apples newest handsets have reached the 2 million mark after just six hours, according to AppleInsider.Quoting news outlets in China, the report notes that the majority of initial sales have been for the 64GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models. It cautions that the reports include incomplete statistics.It appears that China Mobile, China Telecom ...
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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Reservations in China Reportedly Reach 2 Million in 6 Hours

Oct 2 2014 6:47am CDT | Source: iClarified

Apple is off to a strong start with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China, according to local media reports. ITHome and Sina have reported that Chinese retailers have hit 2 million reservations for the new iPhones in the first six hours. The new iPhones are not available for pre-order until October 10 (through Apple.com) in China, however some retailers in have begun taking reservations for the devices. T ...
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Quanta Changshu plants preparing for Apple Watch mass production

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Quanta Computer's plants in Changshu, China have reportedly started hiring workers for mass production of the Apple Watch. Market watchers estimate the wearable device's sales to reach 36 million units per year, according to source ...
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China telecom subsidy changes spur declines in smartphone display prices, says DisplaySearch

Oct 2 2014 5:44am CDT | Source: Digitimes

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2 million reservations in 6 hours: China shows strong early demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Oct 2 2014 5:32am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

  According to AppleInsider, Chinese carriers have recorded more than 2 million reservations of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the first six hours of opening. Although official preorders start on October 10th, carriers are already offering presale signups. By contrast, Apple announced preorders of 5 million units across a 24 hour period for nine countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom. Although reservations don’t translate directly into ...
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Death of a Lighting Manufacturer Highlights Two Issues in China’s LED Industry

Oct 2 2014 3:13am CDT | Source: LEDinside

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Lenovo becomes the biggest x86 server provider in China as acquisition of IBM x86 server business completes, says IDC

Oct 1 2014 3:27am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Lenovo has become the biggest x86 server provider in China as its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business completes. IDC said it believes this acquisition will enrich Lenovo's x86 server port ...
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