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UAE Gives Nod to Operation of 1st Reactor of Barakah Nuclear Plant

UAE Gives Nod to Operation of 1st Reactor of Barakah Nuclear Plant

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s nuclear watchdog on Monday approved the operation of the first reactor at the Barakah nuclear plant built by South Korean companies, industry sources said. The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation approved the operation of the unit-1 reactor of the Barakah nuclear plant, the Middle [...]

New Paper Packaging for Fruit Makes Polystyrene Obsolete

New Paper Packaging for Fruit Makes Polystyrene Obsolete

ANDONG, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — North Gyeongsang Province is taking the lead in environmental protection by changing packaging materials placed in fruit boxes from polystyrene to paper. The provincial office recently developed a paper tray to replace polystyrene trays for fruit protection and applied it to apples for export to Taiwan and Vietnam for [...]

S. Korea’s Hydrogen Economy Drive Going Smoothly

S. Korea’s Hydrogen Economy Drive Going Smoothly

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s bold drive to promote the use of hydrogen for power generation, vehicles and other industires is witnessing progress as sales of hydrogen fuel cell cars increased sharply last year and more charging stations were installed, the industry ministry said Monday. Seoul unveiled its so-called hydrogen economy drive [...]

Gov’t to Build World’s First Hydrogen Towns

Gov’t to Build World’s First Hydrogen Towns

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to build the world’s first ‘hydrogen cities’ to promote the hydrogen economy. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport announced on Sunday that it chose Ansan, Ulsan, Wanju, and Jeonju as ‘candidate cities for the hydrogen economy,’ and Samcheok as a city that will specialize in [...]