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Seminar on Reviving Waste and Innovative Recycling in Manufacturing (14 February 2012)
Time:2012-4-6 Editor:GDEC Hit:2687 From:本站

Over 80 of Guangzhou’s leading business people and scientists attended a high-level seminar in Guangzhou on reviving waste and innovative recycling in manufacturing.
The speaker was one of Australia’s leading scientists, Professor Veena Sahajwalla, who is delivering a science diplomacy tour across China and India, sponsored by the Australian Government. In Guangzhou, her seminar was co-hosted by the Guangzhou Association for Science and Technology and New South Wales Government Guangzhou Representative Office.
Professor Veena is an expert on sustainable materials research and technology. She has received international recognition for inventing an environmentally conscious process of recycling plastics and rubber tires for steelmaking, improving energy efficiency and reducing the amount plastic waste that ends up in landfill.
Attendees from some of Guangdong’s leading enterprises said the seminar was an excellent networking platform for Chinese and Australia business and academia to work together to explore creative ways of recycling renewable materials and resources.
Australian Consul General, Grant Dooley said cooperation on research and science was a key component of the broader Australia-China relationship.
He added, “Guangdong is making great steps towards transforming its economy and improving sustainability and energy efficiency. We welcome Guangdong’s ambitious strategy for industrial upgrade and will share with you an interest for sustainable growth. Australia too is committed to growing a broad-based and sustainable economy.”

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Attendees included Bureau of Science and Information Technology of Guangzhou Municipality, Guangdong Energy Conservation Association, Guangzhou Environmental Protection Science Research Institute, Guangzhou Environmental Protection Industry Association, Energy and Environmental Materials Research Institute of Sun Yat-sen University, South China University of Technology Materials Institute, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou Energy Source Association, Guangzhou Metallurgic Industry Research Institute, Guangzhou Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Sealing Industry, Guangzhou Association of Resource Recycling Industry, Guangzhou Municipal Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou South China Rubber Tire Co., Ltd., Guangzhou Pearl River Tire Co., Ltd. etc.

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