Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

Risen Energy lance un plan d’expansion de ses capacités d’un montant de dix milliards de yuans

NINGBO, Chine, 12 mars 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pour faire face à la croissance spectaculaire que connaît le secteur photovoltaïque, Risen Energy Co., Ltd., fabricant de modules PV dont les actions de catégorie A sont cotées en bourse et entreprise à la pointe de son secteur en Chine, a annoncé le 5 décembre 2017 qu’elle avait signé un accord avec le gouvernement du district de Jintan, Changzhou, province du Jiangsu, pour investir huit milliards de yuans dans la construction d’une usine de fabrication de cellules photovoltaïques 5 GW et de modules photovoltaïques 5 GW dans la région. Le 22 février dernier, l’entreprise a annoncé la signature d’un accord-cadre avec Yiwu Information and Optoelectronics High-Tech Industrial Park, portant sur un investissement dans un site de fabrication de modules et de cellules photovoltaïques 5 GW. Si l’on ajoute à cela les 200 millions de yuans investis dans une ligne de production située à Ruicheng, dans la province du Shanxi, qui fabrique 30 000 tonnes d’équipements de protection individuelle destinés à l’installation et l’entretien des modules PV, l’investissement total de Risen Energy s’élève à plus de 10 milliards de yuans.

Les fabricants de modules photovoltaïques réalisent qu’ils ont besoin d’améliorer rapidement leurs technologies et la capacité de leurs équipements. Leur croissance soutenue a donné un élan à l’agrandissement accéléré des capacités. Les prévisions sur les performances de 2017, récemment annoncées par Risen Energy, indiquent que le chiffre d’affaires sur l’exercice en question devrait franchir la barre des 10 milliards de yuans, tandis que le bénéfice net attribuable aux actionnaires (hors gains et pertes non-récurrents) se situe entre 645 et 705 millions de yuans, soit une augmentation qui oscille entre 25,5 et 37,19 %.

Risen Energy a commencé à poursuivre son plan d’expansion de ses capacités, tout en optimisant le contrôle des risques potentiels. L’entreprise entend bien former une équipe de professionnels qualifiés, construire des centres de recherche en technologies à la pointe du secteur, renforcer les efforts de collaboration entre experts chinois et étrangers, développer et maîtriser de nouveaux processus, appliquer de nouvelles technologies et développer de nouveaux produits, gérer les droits de propriété intellectuelle, sans oublier d’améliorer constamment la compétitivité nécessaire pour faire face aux différents risques techniques.

« Dans un secteur où une rigoureuse rivalité est de mise, seul le travailleur le plus acharné peut remporter la palme », a déclaré Wang Hong, président de Risen Energy. « Dans une période où notre démarche visant à accélérer notre transformation industrielle est fondamentale, nous devons accroître nos investissements en R & D, améliorer continuellement le rapport coût-performance de nos produits, renforcer les contrôles des coûts, différencier davantage nos produits et fournir à nos clients des services à valeur ajoutée, afin de maintenir l’avantage concurrentiel de nos produits. Parallèlement à cela, nous devons toujours être prêts à explorer dynamiquement de nouveaux marchés pour contribuer, en tant qu’acteur industriel incontournable en Chine, à l’optimisation de la structure de l’ensemble du secteur à l’échelle mondiale. »

Risen Energy Initiates Ten Billion-Yuan Capacity Expansion Plan

NINGBO, China, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In response to the massive growth taking place across the PV sector, on December 5, 2017, A-share market-listed PV module producer and China industry leader Risen Energy Co., Ltd. announced that the company has signed an agreement with the government of Jintan district, Changzhou, Jiangsu province, to invest 8 billion yuan in building 5GW solar cell and 5GW PV module manufacturing facilities in the area. On February 22, the company announced that it signed a framework agreement with Yiwu Information and Optoelectronics High-Tech Industrial Park on an investment in a 5GW solar cell module manufacturing base. Along with a 200 million-yuan, 30,000-ton PPE modification and PV module production line in Ruicheng, Shanxi province, Risen Energy’s total investment has exceeded 10 billion yuan.

PV module makers are realizing they need to rapidly improve their technologies and equipment capacity. Their steady growth gave impetus to the accelerated capacity expansion. Risen Energy’s recently announced 2017 performance forecast shows revenue for the fiscal year is expected to break the 10 billion-yuan mark, while net profit attributable to shareholders (excluding non-recurring gains and losses) is in the 645-705 million yuan range, up 25.5-37.19%.

Risen Energy has begun pushing ahead with its capacity expansion plan, while maximizing control of underlying risks. The firm plans to bring together a team of qualified professionals, build high-profile technology research centers, strengthen collaborative efforts between Chinese and foreign experts, develop and master new processes, apply new technologies and develop new products, manage intellectual property rights, while constantly enhancing core competitiveness to address various technical risks.

“Among many boats vying to overtake one another, only the most hard-working one can be the winner,” said Risen Energy president Wang Hong. “In a period that is key to us in our move to accelerate our industrial transformation, we must increase our investment in R&D, continuously improve the cost performance of our products, strengthen cost controls, further differentiate our products, and provide customers with value-added services, to maintain our products’ competitive advantage. At the same time, we must always be prepared, and actively explore new markets, to, in our role as one of China’s leading industry player, contribute to the optimization of the structure of the entire sector at a global level.”

2018 YPO EDGE Delivers Innovative and Transformative Global Idea Exchange

Business leaders from more than 130 countries focus on defying convention

SINGAPORE, March 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier global leadership organization of chief executives, hosted more than 2,800 business leaders from more than 130 countries at the 2018 YPO EDGE, its flagship event in Singapore this month. YPO business leaders gathered with world-renowned thought leaders and innovators to address key issues in business, politics, science, philanthropy and humanities.

Chief executives from different industries learned about unique groundbreaking approaches to challenges and opportunities in business and beyond from world leaders, philanthropists and business legends, including:

  • Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
  • Orit Gadiesh, Chairman, Bain and Company
  • Victor Fung, Ph.D., Chairman, Fung Group; Honorary Chairman, Li and Fung LTD
  • Rahul Gandhi, MP, President of the Indian National Congress
  • Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, Author and Activist
  • Yoshi Hori, President of GLOBIS University and Managing Partner of GLOBIS Capital Partners
  • Billie Jean King, Founder of Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative and former World No.1 tennis player

“As one of Asia’s fastest-growing cities, Singapore is not only recognized as a world-class destination but admired around the world for its growth and evolution, making Singapore an ideal host city for the 2018 YPO EDGE, the world’s largest gathering of chief executives,” said Scott Mordell, CEO of YPO. “The YPO EDGE encouraged participants to alter their paradigms to deliver significant impact within the global community in the form of economic opportunity, sustainable environmental change and compassionate leadership.”

Other speakers, including Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation.com; Mark McDonald, Co-Founder of Appster; Maura O’Neill, Ph.D., Faculty Director of UC Berkeley Executive Education and Former Chief Innovation Officer of USAID; and Pattie Sellers, Co-Founder of SellersEaston Media and Former Assistant Managing Editor of “Fortune,” inspired YPO leaders to take new risks as they shared their breakthroughs in reputation and brand management, humanitarian leadership, innovative technology and more.

“The 2018 EDGE is designed to challenge business leaders from around the world to defy convention, achieve the extraordinary and enrich their personal leadership,” said N.K. Tong, 2018 YPO EDGE Chair. “Now, 2,800 global business leaders will return to their home countries ready to make a difference and transform lives.”

The 2018 YPO EDGE marks the second time Singapore has hosted this signature YPO leadership gathering.

“The YPO Singapore chapter and its members were honored to welcome our peers from across the globe for the YPO EDGE,” said Terry O’Connor, 2018 Host City Chair. “As a regional hub, Singapore is the heart of the regional economy, and the EDGE was the perfect event to showcase the culture, diversity and areas of opportunity in Singapore and Southeast Asia to business leaders and young entrepreneurs.”

Past EDGE events have been held in Vancouver, Dubai, Melbourne, Los Angeles, Istanbul, Singapore, Barcelona, Miami, Sydney, Toronto, and other major cities. Speakers at previous YPO EDGE events include Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Sir Richard Branson, founder and chairman of the Virgin Group; Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company; Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize laureate; and Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

The 2019 YPO EDGE is slated for Cape Town, South Africa.

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Police condemns the execution of three people in Limpopo

The SAPS Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Nneke Ledwaba has condemned the killing of three people which occurred in the Saselamani Policing area in the strongest possible terms.

This condemnation follows the massive manhunt launched by the Saselamani Police outside Malamulele where the deceased were brutally murdered by unknown suspects today on 2018-03-12.

It is alleged that a man and woman in their thirties were kidnapped by unknown suspects while driving a Toyota Tazz near Makonde village outside Thohoyandou.

Afterwards, the murderers loaded them inside the boot of their vehicle and drove away to a secluded area near Matiyani village along the Punda Malia road. They were fatally shot, set alight inside the vehicle and burnt beyond recognition.

The body of an unknown man with multiple gunshot wounds was also discovered some meters away from this scene.

The motive behind this incident is still unknown but police investigations will reveal and consequently result to the apprehension of these murderers as they are still unfolding.

“Those perpetrators who still engaged on committing these barbaric acts are cautioned to stop this senseless killings of our people. There is no justifiable reason for anyone to take an innocent life in this horrific manner. We are going to hunt these suspects around the clock until they are brought to justice”, concluded General Ledwaba.

Anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of the suspects in this matter, may contact Captain Richard Boshomane at 079 894 5501 or Crime Stop on 0860010111 or Crime Line sms 32211 or the nearest Police Station.

Source: South African Police Service

Update: Relative arrested for killing of Ncukeni children

ANOTHER UPDATE: The accused appeared today in the Ramsgate Magistrates’ Court. They were both remanded in custody. The uncle, Ben Zimele Mbhele (32) will appear in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on 13 March 2018 whereas Sibongiseni Nyawose (48) will appear on 14 March 2018 in the Ramsgate Magistrates’ Court.

Source: South African Police Service