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Rubber production pushed in Southern Philippines to backup major farm crops

April 6, 2013
Rubber production pushed in Southern Philippines to backup major farm crops

COMMERCIAL production of rubber trees in Eastern Visayas is being pushed by the Southern Leyte State University (SLSU) to backup price volatile and disease-prone copra and abaca.

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Japan to aid Myanmar’s raw rubber export

April 6, 2013
Japan to aid Myanmar’s raw rubber export

JAPAN is looking at extending technical and financial assistance to advance Myanmar's raw rubber materials being exported into the country.

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Different strokes to hit growth targets of Asian auto sector

March 22, 2013
Different strokes to hit growth targets of Asian auto sector

Looking at China, India and the ASEAN bloc, each has succeeded in weathering challenges in varying levels through the strategies employed. But which strategy calls the shots?

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Meeting the world’s need for liquid gold through old tyres

February 22, 2013
Meeting the world’s need for liquid gold through old tyres

Analysts say that escalating oil prices are a prelude to oil shortages. It is for this reason that the industry is seeking ways of deriving oil from varied, even unlikely, ways like tyre pyrolysis.

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Repurposing end-of-life tyres

January 30, 2013
Repurposing end-of-life tyres

THE good news according to the Freedonia Group is that global demand for tyres would climb 4.7% a year through 2015 to 3.3 billion units, advancing along is the tyre market, which will be valued at US$ billion. Now the…

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Tyre pyrolysis: an epic fail or a recycling nirvana?

December 20, 2012
Tyre pyrolysis: an epic fail or a recycling nirvana?

Discovered as a viable source for fuels, gas and char and as a substitute for carbon black, tyre pyrolysis, a method that heats shredded or whole tyres in an oxygen-free environment, is said to show promise for recovering scrap tyres.…

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Malaysian rubber industry in a competitive mode

November 19, 2012
Malaysian rubber industry in a competitive mode

  WHEN the country shifted its focus to oil palm and natural rubber (NR) had to take a back seat, Malaysia’s ranking as the top rubber producer in Asia slipped to three notches lower, pushing Thailand to the top spot,…

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Rubberisation of Infrastructure

October 29, 2012
Rubberisation of Infrastructure

The 2011 earthquake in Japan resulted in thousands of lives being lost and about ¥25 trillion worth of property damage, plus the loss assessment is far from over. Experts say that earthquakes per se are not dangerous but other concurring…

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Top Glove expanding its capacity to achieve goal of 30% global share by 2015

September 18, 2012
Top Glove expanding its capacity to achieve goal of 30% global share by 2015

Top Glove’s Founder and Chairman, Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai talks with Rubber Journal Asia about the company's business movements to expand its capacity and achieve the aim of 30% of the global market share by 2015.

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MRB on the road to pumping up the Malaysian rubber sector

September 18, 2012
MRB on the road to pumping up the Malaysian rubber sector

Rubber Journal Asia catch up with Datuk Dr Salmiah Ahmad, the Director-General of Malaysian Rubber Board and asked her regarding the rubber industry in the country.

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