Pollution reached 444 micrograms per cubic meter in central Beijing, while 25 micrograms is considered safe
The work is part of a larger exercise that identified dozens of embassies and consulates that were at risk
Vehicle emissions are blamed for about a quarter of Beijing’s pollution, with coal-fired plants and factory production blamed for most of the rest
The deal grants Foster Wheeler license to engineer, procure and construct process facilities in China under single contracts.
The study by Chinese and Canadian researchers found that because of greenhouse gases, daytime highs rose 0.9 degree Celsius in the 46 years ending in 2007.
A string of deadly industrial accidents across the country is focusing attention on lax enforcement of safety regulations.
Deal adds to flurry of spending by Chinese state-owned firms.