Daily Archives: September 30, 2018

Zoomlion Celebrates Technological Achievements and 26th Anniversary At Fourth Annual Tech Innovation Convention

CHANGSHA, China, Sep. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Zoomlion), one of China’s top construction machinery manufacturers, is celebrating its 26th anniversary and showcasing the company’s technological achievements and breakthroughs as well as the researchers who work on the frontlines to advance scientific development,at its fourth Technology Innovation Convention at its headquarters in Changsha, China.

“From the first pump to a portfolio of 800 products in 49 series across nine categories, Zoomlion has advanced from a workshop factory to an international enterprise with manufacturing bases around the world. Over the last 26 years we’ve grown into a leading high-end construction machinery and equipment manufacturer in the global market,” said Zhan Chunxin, Chairman and CEO of Zoomlion. “Technological innovation is Zoomlion’s strength; we will continue to develop high-end, smart products that break through technological barriers and exceed clients’ expectations.”

In the first half of 2018, leveraging its capabilities in Big Data and smart technologies, Zoomlion has developed the ZTC251 and ZTC800 series truck cranes, which are capable of remote fault diagnosis and mobile app control. Both have received wide praise from clients for their enhanced safety, improved accuracy and high working efficiency.

Prioritizing technological innovation, Zoomlion has pursued a strategy of high-speed development. Its first semiannual report in 2018 showed that overall sales of Zoomlion’s construction machinery products have reached RMB 13.592 billion (US$ 2.03 billion), a 61.15% year-on-year increase.

Zoomlion’s innovation-driven product development strategy has resulted in the launch of multiple world record holders, including a 2,000-ton all-terrain crane that has the highest lifting capacity, the longest 101-meter concrete pump truck with carbon fiber arm, the tallest elevating platform fire truck, the largest hammerhead tower crane and China’s first 3,200-ton crawler crane.

By advancing to smart manufacturing, Zoomlion has integrated Internet of Things technology, Big Data, and mobile networks to develop products that provide more intelligent functions and services, restructuring the company’s business model from equipment manufacturer to manufacturing service provider.

About Zoomlion

Founded in 1992, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. is a high-end equipment manufacturing enterprise that integrates engineering machinery, agricultural machinery and financial services. The company now sells nearly 800 cutting-edge products from 49 product lines covering nine major categories. Zoomlion is China’s first construction machinery company to be listed on both the Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges. http://en.zoomlion.com/

How to Transform a Nation in Just 5 Years? China’s Blueprint for the Future Explored in New Documentary, ‘How China Works II’

“Discover how one nation’s innovations are shaping a world beyond its borders with a vision, pace, and scale unlike anywhere else – This is China, and this is ‘How China Works II’.”

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BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — China, the most populous nation on earth and poster boy for rapid economic development, has set itself a series of incredible goals for transformation and modernisation by 2020. Three years in, how are they fairing? Architect Danny Forster returns with unprecedented access as he travels the length and breadth of the ‘Middle Kingdom’ to show the astonishing story of how these targets are being met and surpassed in the Discovery Channel’s latest Series, ‘How China Works II’. The latest instalment of the hit series will be aired on the Discovery Australia channel and New Zealand channel on 29th September.

For the full multimedia release, click here: https://www.prnasia.com/mnr/discovery_2018.shtml

Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility

30,000KM of high-speed rail, 60,000 film screens, 700 key national labs, 74 new airports and an urbanisation rate of 60% are some of the lofty goals China hopes to achieve by 2020. They are also the goals China is set to achieve and, astonishingly, even surpass in the next few years, but how? During the series, Danny will explore the how’s and why’s of China’s unbelievable, mind-boggling journey. The new series, shot over three episodes, will explore the incredible ‘lifestyle revolution’ occurring within the middle-class; the impacts of a ‘network nation’ on the economy, film, entertainment industries and beyond; and world-record breaking infrastructure projects shaping the fabric of the nation.

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The second instalment in the ‘How China Works’ series was co-produced by the China Intercontinental Communication Centre and the Discovery Channel. The documentary was premiered at a ceremony in China on the 21st September to an audience of over 200 guests including, leading figures in the film and television industry, diplomatic envoys, the ministry of tourism and other government departments.

The series is to be aired on Discovery channel Australia and New Zealand on September 29th, followed by multiple locations around the world. For details on the new series and local airing times, please visit:


For more information, please contact:

Jennie Zhang
Discovery GC Beijing office

HCWII premiere ceremony

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CONTACT: Jennie Zhang, Jennie_zhang@discovery.com

Voters heading to polling stations in Iraq’s Kurdistan parliamentary election

Voters in Iraq’s Kurdistan began streaming into polling stations on Sunday morning to elect a new parliament for the autonomous region, a year after failed independence bid.

More than three million registered voters are due to elect 111 deputies from a total of 773 candidates representing 29 political parties.

According to the regional Electoral Commission, vote counting will be carried out manually to quell any party’s concerns about potential vote-rigging, electoral manipulation or any other fraudulent acts.

The region’s legislative election, which is also the first since the defeat of so-called Islamic State (IS), comes almost five months after the parliamentary vote held throughout Iraq on May 12.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

CJP visits National Hospital in Lahore

The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar visited the National Hospital in Lahore on Sunday.

He went to the various wards of the hospital and inspected the standard of medication.

He checked the quality of equipment, and medicine and reviewed the other facilities being provided to the patients.

The chief justice met the patients and asked them about the quality of treatment and they expressed their grievances to him.

On the occasion, he sought a report from the Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) about the plight of patients at the National Hospital, Lahore.

He also directed the hospital management to provide best medical facilities to the patients and care good care of them.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PTI govt introduces culture of work more, talk less in Naya Pakistan: Buzdar

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that PTI Government has introduced culture of work more and talk less in Naya Pakistan.

He was talking during meeting with a group of MPAs belonging to D.G.Khan, in Lahore on Sunday.

He said Clean Pakistan Campaign being launched in Punjab will be made a role model for other provinces.

Source: Radio Pakistan

7 Palestinians killed by Israeli army laid to rest in Gaza

Seven Palestinians, including two children, shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Friday during the Gaza border protests were laid to rest on Saturday in their hometowns across Gaza.

Thousands of people took part in the funerals of Mohammad Nayef al-Houm, 14, Iyad Khalil Shaer, 20, Mohammad Walid Haniya, 24, Mohammad Bassam Shakhsa, 24, Nasser Musabbeh, 12, Mohammad Ali Inshasi, 18, and Mohammad Ashraf Awawdeh, 26.

Four were laid to rest in Gaza City, two in Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, and one, the 12-year-old child, was buried in the south of Khan Younis.

During Friday’s protests, more than 500 demonstrators suffered various kinds of injuries, including 90 from live bullet wounds, four of them reported to be in critical condition. Among the injured, 35 were children, 4 women, four paramedics � one of them sustained a live bullet � and two journalists.

Source: International Islamic News Agency