Doosan Bobcat, a construction equipment unit of Doosan Group, said Sunday it set up a center in the United States for business cooperation across the globe.The Global Cooperation Center built in Minnesota will serve as the “control tower,” which will develop new products and share the company’s business strategies with its global business headquarters, Doosan Bobcat said in a statement.The company expects the center will help enhance its price competitiveness in global markets and research and development capabilities, it said.On the same day, Doosan Bobcat announced it will invest $26 million in its Minnesota plant for the expansion of small loaders and excavator attachment assembly lines.Doosan Bobcat is 51 percent owned by Doosan Infracore, a leading construction heavy equipment maker in Korea.In 2007, Doosan Infracore acquired Bobcat and other construction equipment units from North Carolina-based Ingersoll Rand PLC for $4.9 billion.Doosan Bobcat now has four … [Read more...] about Doosan Bobcat starts a global cooperation center in the U.S.
Korea is exploring the possibility of forging individual free trade deals with more Asean member states, a senior trade official has said, in a move to further boost growing economic ties with the region.Korea has an FTA with the 10-member Asean, but Seoul has been pushing for separate free trade deals with individual members of the Southeast Asian bloc.“We are reviewing the possibility of free trade agreements” with some of five countries - Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand - as part of efforts to promote bilateral economic cooperation, the official said in a recent brief comment to Yonhap News Agency.The official, who is in charge of Korea’s free trade policy at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, declined to elaborate on specific countries that could be shortlisted for potential free trade deals with Korea.Asean comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.Last month, Korea … [Read more...] about Seoul looks into FTAs with more individual members of Asean
Take a look at the before and after pictures and it is abundantly clear that this property was totally transformed. It was already an amazing home with a huge expanse of grass stretching from the backyard pool to the River Derwent. But now? Now it is a truly special waterfront home. Spreading out across a 177sqm floor plan, the home offers a lavish lifestyle from front to back. There are three bedrooms as well as a home office. Location, location, location.Source:Supplied Simply superb.Source:Supplied The opulent master suite is packed with impressive features, including a walk-in wardrobe, a magnificent ensuite and a dedicated make-up station — all enjoying water views. American-style barn doors create a striking feature in the living zones. This stunning open-plan and sun-filled space is home to the living and dining areas and the bespoke kitchen, which is highlighted by a double oven, steam oven, integrated dishwasher and a SMEG fridge. Locally sourced Tasmanian oak floors … [Read more...] about One of only a few true waterfront homes in Bilton Bay
The 11 Newell Ave property offers uninterrupted views of the rugged coastline and a unique design inspired by sustainable materials. MORE NEWS: A tree change that could pay for itself Snag an auction bargain for under $300k Adelaide’s most expensive and unusual sales of 2019 11 Newell Ave, MiddletonSource:Supplied 11 Newell Ave, MiddletonSource:Supplied It is listed with Harris Real Estate and is advertised without a price guide, with offers closing on December 2 at noon. Selling agent Simon Noakes said the “phone had been ringing off the hook” for the striking holiday home. “We’ve had a huge amount of interest,” he said. “We’ve had people from interstate, the eastern suburbs, metro Adelaide and even some locals.” Built in 2009, the property was a labour of love for the owners – inspired to create a home that worked with the rugged landscape. 11 Newell Ave, MiddletonSource:Supplied 11 Newell Ave, … [Read more...] about Striking holiday home in Middleton causes interstate buyer frenzy
GANGNEUNG, Gangwon - The Maserati pitch, which begins with hyperbole and segues seamlessly to a hint of condescension, could get a company in trouble, if it weren’t so darn true.“If you expect anything gentle or well-tamed, you shouldn’t be looking for a Maserati,” said Song Jin-woo, a spokesperson for FMK, the official importer of Maserati models in Korea. “First-time Maserati drivers are usually scared of the car going wild on the road, but once you get used to it, the level of fun simply cannot be compared to that of German cars.”And with those words ringing in my ears, I tooled around Seoul for two days in a few of the best vehicles offered by the Italian carmaker.I had heard that Koreans looking for something beyond the smooth rides of Mercedes-Benz and BMW models have been seeking the Italian specialty as their car of choice for driving pleasure of another level. Now I know why.Levante SIn the two-and-a-half-hour drive to Gangneung, Gangwon, on … [Read more...] about [Test Drive] If you like the others, consider Maserati