Chengdu unveils futuristic suspension railway

China has launched its first suspension railway. The futuristic trains went into trail-service at the end of November in Chengdu, Sichuan. According to Chinese media, the railway is “the world’s first new-energy suspension railway.” The black-and-white carriages look like pandas, the animal that is native in Sichuan.  The new transportation method, named Read more…

Cloisonné Bowel, Chinese technology using vitreous enamel

Chinese company claims to have developed air-purifying wall

The Chinese company Kaier New Materials claims to have developed an innovative air-purifying technology. The Hangzhou-based company created an enamel material that can decompose air pollutants into carbon dioxide, mineral salt and water. Decomposable air pollutants include PM2.5. Extreme levels of these micrometer-sized particulates has had Beijing issue two red alerts in December 2015 and government agencies continue Read more…

China to build smog-dispersing labs

China plans to build national-level smog-dispersing labs around Beijing, aiming at helping to solve the smog problem in Beijing and to monitor weather conditions. This lab was proposed by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s top economic political body, and the China Meteorological Administration (CMA). The budget on the Read more…