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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Design services industry sees sluggish recovery

Design services industry sees sluggish recovery Beaumont Partners Co, a local architectural and interior design firm, expects foreign clients to remain cautious in their spending on design services for the next few months, if not years, due to an absence of confidence caused by the recent political unrest. Yupa Chongpatiyutt, a company partner, said that […]

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Laos to construct at least 20 new hydro plants by 2020

Laos to construct at least 20 new hydro plants by 2020 Electricity sector leaders in Laos have said the country will build at least two hydropower plants every year until 2020, according to wire reports from the region. To date, the country has a total of 14 hydroelectric power plants, with a combined capacity of […]

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Thai Ch Karnchang wins another rail contract

Thai Ch Karnchang wins another rail contract Ch Karnchang’s 5.03 bln baht bid lower than two rivals Thailand’s Ch Karnchang Pcl has offered the lowest bid to build a rail system, part of Bangkok’s 52 billion baht ($1.65 billion) “blue line” mass transit project, a government agency said on Tuesday (24 August 2010). Ch Karnchang’s […]

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