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Volkswagen’s Korea Unit Executives Indicted in Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen’s Korea Unit Executives Indicted in Emissions Scandal

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul prosecutors on Wednesday indicted former and incumbent chief executives of Volkswagen’s Korea operations on charges of fabricating official documents, wrapping up a year-long investigation into the German carmaker’s emissions cheating scandal.  Johannes Thammer, who has led Audi Volkswagen Korea (AVK) since late 2012, was charged with violating the [...]

Korea Recycles Domestic Sewage for Industrial Use

Korea Recycles Domestic Sewage for Industrial Use

PAJU, South Korea, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Paju, a city located northwest of Seoul, approved Wednesday a private-funded BTO (build-transfer-operate) business plan to recycle treated waste water that will then be used by industrial complexes in the city.  The new venture will make use of treated waste water from Paju through the establishment of [...]

Government Invests Billions to Find Use for Greenhouse Gases

Government Invests Billions to Find Use for Greenhouse Gases

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The key focus of a 47.5-billion-won ($40.6 million) government project announced Monday will be on demonstrating and implementing viable technologies that can turn greenhouse gases or carbon compounds (CO and CO2) from industrial complexes into useful chemical materials, such as methanol.  The project will be jointly conducted by the [...]