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Reporter : Park Jae-hyuk
Thu, December 1, 2022 | 19:07
Hanwha Q Cells accelerates solar cell R&D to maximize benefits from US IRA
JINCHEON, North Chungcheong Province - Thousands of pieces of equipment and hundreds of robots test the mass production of high-performance TOPCon solar cells on a 300-meter production line, inside a factory of Hanwha Solutions Q Cells Division in the county of Jincheon. Although more than 2,000 employees work for the Jincheon plant, most of them do not work next to noisy ass...
SK Nexilis unfazed by Lotte Chemical's acquisition of Iljin Materials
JEONGEUP, North Jeolla Province ― Dozens of electroplating machines produce copper foil for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, at a standard width of 14 meters, thickness as little as 4 micrometers and lengths of up to 77 kilometers, at SK Nexilis' fifth production line in the southwestern city of Jeongeup. Automatic cranes hanging from the ceiling and automated guided vehicles...
Competition heats up over development of eco-friendly construction equipment
The global trend of pursuing carbon neutrality to cope with the climate crisis is also prevalent in Korea's construction industry. Manufacturers of construction equipment here have also vied fiercely to achieve early dominance in the eco-friendly construction equipment market.
SK Innovation to invest $3.5 billion in Ulsan complex by 2027 for net-zero emission
ULSAN ― Twisted oil pipelines longer than the distance between the Earth and the Moon are coiled up inside Korea's oldest refinery that sits on an 8-million-square-meter industrial complex in this southeastern port city. Rusty steel frames and worn-out factory buildings attest to the age of the industrial complex dating back six decades.
HDC chairman urged to appear at Assembly audit
HDC Group Chairman Chung Mong-gyu is at risk of being forced to appear at the National Assembly audit as a witness later this month, despite his attempts to avoid being questioned by lawmakers about his company's responsibilities in a series of fatal building collapses in the southwestern city of Gwangju. Earlier this year, a collapse at an HDC Hyundai Development Company apa...
Korean Air chief presents net-zero efforts in Paris
Hanjin Group and Korean Air Chairman Cho Won-tae, also known as Walter Cho, attended a meeting between the Korea-France Club and the France-Korea Club at the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs building in Paris last Friday, to talk about the global aviation industry's efforts to confront climate change.
Kurly denies report of scrapped IPO plan
Kurly, the operator of fresh food delivery platform Market Kurly, issued a statement, Friday, refuting a news report that the company had decided to retract its planned initial public offering (IPO) amid worsening investor sentiment.
KSOE wins 7 eco-friendly ship orders worth $1.5 billion
Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) signed a 1.6 trillion won ($1.1 billion) contract with Maersk of Denmark for six 17,000-TEU methanol-powered container ships and another deal worth 476 billion won with U.S.-based Excelerate Energy for a 170,000-cubic-meter liquefied natural gas floating storage and regasification unit (LNG-FSRU), the shipbuilder said Wednesday.
Ruling party questions POSCO's preparedness for Typhoon Hinnamnor
Lawmakers of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) raised questions at Tuesday's National Assembly audit on whether POSCO had taken proper countermeasures last month against Typhoon Hinnamnor, which flooded the steelmaker's main plant in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province.
Hyundai Glovis acquires GEAA to sell used cars in US
Hyundai Glovis has acquired a 100 percent stake in Pennsylvania-based Greater Erie Auto Auction (GEAA) to operate a used car auction dealership in the U.S., the company said Tuesday. The logistics unit of Hyundai Motor Group plans to reinforce GEAA's sales networks in Cleveland and Pittsburgh by taking advantage of GEAA's popularity in Pennsylvania and its lower prices compar...
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