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Archive for November 11th, 2011

Death in China’s Coal Mines and Shortage of Coal

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 11, 2011

Brewskie has a good comment here:
“What may be coming up to 17 provinces this winter? Power shortages. What’s the coal stockpiles at power plants in Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan, Hunan and Chongqing? Less than seven days in some instances.


And right on cue look what we have. China, in their thirst for coal had another horrible accident in an illegal coal mine.

story here


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China’s Killer Elevators Strike Again

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 11, 2011

China is going to curb their population one way or the other. Their latest attempt is to enable carnivorous machines to chomp away at the limbs of the locals. In the story here, an ‘elevator with chinese characteristcs’ ie a death trap in the making, was nothing ore than a jerry rigged, piece of junk, or as good as it gets in China.
The elevator in question was cheaply built and eventually died, as they all do. The result was pretty sad.This is the true, China price….

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