The official Tangshan city web site – http://www.tangshan.gov.cn/ — published the following information about the “development and Construction of Tangshan Caofeidian Eco-City, 13/06/2008.
I. Project Name
project of Comprehensive Development and Construction of Tangshan Caofeidian Eco-City.
II. Project Contents
Caofeidian Eco-City is planned to construct in the east of Caofeidian New Area with modernization city function and residential environment, which can satisfy the top-grade service demand.
The area of 80 km2 is planned for near-term construction and 150 km2 for the long-term use, among which 30 km2 is planned for the eco-city site of sino-foreign cooperative construction by Tangshan Government.
III. Market Analysis
It must result in the fast increase of population and material assets that all sorts of industries assemble rapidly in Caofeidian New Area.
By 2010, the area will have the population of 300,000 and being a treasure concourse of famous enterprises from home and abroad especially those in port logistics industry, heavy chemical industry and equipment manufacture industry etc, by which forms consequentially the top-grade consumption and service demand.
As the demonstration area of scientific development, an eco-city construction is imperative for the development harmoniously requirement between human being and society.
IV. Construction Conditions
In the central position between Jingtang Port and Caofeidian Port, the eco-city has a distance of 5km from Caofeidian port to the west, 25km from Jingtang Port to the east, 80km from Tangshan as its mother city and 220km from Beijing.
The advanced transportation network has been formed by expressways, freight railways and intercity railways.
At same time, the site for Caofeidian International Airport is planned in advance in long-term coastal layout.
At present, some of infrastructure projects have been starting including coastal highway project through the whole coastal area of Tangshan, coast defence project, power and water supplying projects, sea-water desalination project, alkaline land melioration project, environment protection project and marine reclamation project etc, which create good external environment for starting Caofeidian Eco-city construction.
V. Economic Benefit Analysis
By using of 1100km2 of waste land and shallows in the coastal area of Tangshan, the construction of the eco-city will neither occupy any farmland nor involve land takeover and residence relocation, with the reclamation cost of US$161,400/ha.
VI. Cooperation Mode
The cooperation is mainly based on intergovernmental cooperation over all, among which some single projects is permitted to cooperate between enterprises in the modes of join venture or cooperative operation.
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