Thai govt takes step towards ending Map Ta Phut row

Thai govt takes step towards ending Map Ta Phut row * List of 11 “harmful industries” approved by cabinet * Court to give ruling on Thursday Thailand‘s cabinet on Tuesday approved a list of industrial activities deemed harmful to the environment, a step towards ending a dispute that has frozen the activities of scores of […]

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NESDB totals up bill for the red-shirt riots

NESDB totals up bill for the red-shirt riots The Department of Special Investigation has submitted to the Criminal Court a report detailing the economic impact of the recent political turmoil to support its case against red-shirt leaders charged with terrorism and inciting unrest, DSI director-general Tharit Pengdit said yesterday. He said the report was an […]

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Four high-speed rail routes get green light

Four high-speed rail routes get green light Two to be built under venture with Chinese Economic ministers have given a green light to state investment plans for four high-speed train routes – Nong Khai-Bangkok, Bangkok-Padang Besar, Bangkok-Rayong and Bangkok-Chiang Mai.  The first two projects – Nong Khai-Bangkok and Bangkok-Padang Besar – will be developed under […]

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Corus plans to sell Teesside unit to Thailand’s SSI for $500 million news

THAILAND – UK – STEEL Corus plans to sell Teesside unit to Thailand‘s SSI for $500 million news Corus, the European subsidiary of Tata Steel today (27.08.2010) said that it will sell its mothballed Teesside Cast Products (TCP) unit in the UK to Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI), Thailand’s largest steel producer, for about $500 million […]

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Corus plans to sell Teesside unit to Thailand's SSI for $500 million news

THAILAND – UK – STEEL Corus plans to sell Teesside unit to Thailand‘s SSI for $500 million news Corus, the European subsidiary of Tata Steel today (27.08.2010) said that it will sell its mothballed Teesside Cast Products (TCP) unit in the UK to Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI), Thailand’s largest steel producer, for about $500 million […]

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Praxair Thailand to build new carbon dioxide facility in Map Ta Phut

Praxair Thailand to build new carbon dioxide facility in Map Ta Phut Praxair (Thailand) Co Ltd, a subsidiary of industrial gases company Praxair Inc said on Thursday (26.08.2010) that it plans to construct a new, energy-efficient carbon dioxide plant in Map Ta Phut, expanding its carbon dioxide capacity in Thailand. This new plant, with a […]

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Egco outlines investment plan of B21bn

Egco outlines investment plan of B21bn Partners sought for smaller projects Electricity Generating Plc (Egco), the country’s second-largest private power producer, is considering investments worth 21 billion baht in total to build a new 800-megawatt power unit and three new small power producer (SPP) projects. President Vinit Tangnoi said Egco was close to concluding talks […]

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