Massive quake rebuild holds key for China economy – Reuters

Simon Rabinovitch of Reuters reports “Quake reconstruction is a central plank of the government’s stimulus plan for the ailing Chinese economy, set to take one-quarter of Beijing’s promised 4 trillion yuan ($580 billion) spending boost and to create millions of sorely needed jobs.”

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Dubai to spend through crisis

FT.com reports

“The Dubai government is planning an expansionary budget to stimulate the economy next year as the emirate seeks to spend its way through the global financial crisis.
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Suntech To Supply 3 MW of Solar to World Expo Shanghai 2010 – Renewable Energy World

 Renewable Energy World reports

Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. announced that it has won a bid to supply, design and install building integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) with a total capacity of 3 megawatts (MW) on the China and Theme Pavilions at the World Expo Shanghai 2010. The projects, which will be the largest BIPV installations in China, are scheduled to be completed by September 2009.

SOURCE:  Renewable Energy WorldSuntech To Supply 3 MW of Solar to World Expo Shanghai 2010 –

Nemetschek North America Updates Vectorworks 2009 Product Line

Nemetschek North America announced the release of its Service Pack 2 for the Vectorworks 2009 line of software, which includes Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vectorworks Machine Design, Vectorworks Fundamentals, and Renderworks.

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SOURCE: Nemetschek North America Updates Vectorworks 2009 Product Line.

Plan for rebuilding China’s quake-hit county seat goes through expertise appraisal-Xinhua

A plan for rebuilding the county seat of Beichuan, devastated in the 8.0-magnitude May 12 earthquake, went through an expertise appraisal by China’s construction authority on Saturday.

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