plastic waste glut attributed to China's ban on imports

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Plastic waste glut could fuel innovation

A new report projects the market for polymer recycling could reach USD $162 billion by 2030, but investment will be required to improve sorting and reduce contamination.

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Cleaning industry calls for the removal of tariffs

The worldwide cleaning industry association issues action alert on tariffs.
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U.S. tile manufacturers bemoan Chinese imports

A modest increase in U.S. ceramic tile exports last year, largely going to Canada, did little to make up for the loss of market share at home.

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Q&A: What China’s plastic ban means for waste management industry

Colin Bell from RecycleSmart Solutions explains what the Chinese ban on imported plastic means for the waste management industry and possible solutions.
AHRI China office

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AHRI announces opening of office in China

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the opening of its first office outside North America in Hefei, China.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Scandinavian firm wins design contest in China

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has won first place in an international competition to design the 25,000 m² Student Centre & Library at the Wenzhou-Kean University

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U.S. real estate gaining Chinese investment

Canada remains the predominant foreign investor in the U.S. commercial market, with acquisitions totalling $24.6 billion in 2015, but Chinese purchasers significantly outpaced Canadian residential investment last year.

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Business opportunities ample in China and India

China's aggressive target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and India's ambitious scheme to embed information and communications technology in urban development and infrastructure are seen as prominent opportunities for Canadian investors, businesses and professionals.

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Devalued yuan hits Chinese property developers

Chinese property developers with foreign currency financing face both diminished revenue and higher debt service costs following the recent devaluation of the yuan.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Chinese-Austrian input on green office first

China's first Passive House office building has been certified in the city of Zhuozhou through the joint efforts of the owner/occupant, Hebei Xinhua Curtain Wall Co., and the company's Austrian consultant.
Ivanhoe Cambridge

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Ivanhoe Cambridge boosts investment in China

Ivanhoe Cambridge announced it will play a key role in the growth of Chongbang, a Shanghai-based retail-anchored mixed-use developer, owner and operator.

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Super-tall office towers in China to surge in 2015

China is once again projected to build the greatest number of tallest buildings in the world during 2015 with the completion of 11 soaring towers,

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China’s construction industry skyrockets

China’s construction industry is expected to develop at a rapid pace over the next few years, according to a new Timetric study. Compared to other

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WaterTAP and AEC partner with China

As part of Premiere Kathleen Wynne’s trade mission to China, two Canadian environmental groups have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Energy

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China to construct Christmas theme park

There really is a Santa Claus, or there will be one in China, now that Finnish companies, Lappset Group and SantaPark have announced plans to

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Reaping the benefits of a greener China: Part 3

China has been in the spotlight of global climate change debates since it overtook the U.S. as the largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world a few years ago.

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Hospitality development in China

China continues with government-moderated modernization initiatives, which will result in tremendous development opportunities for the hospitality industry.