Manufacturing is the foundation of a country and the foundation of a strong country. All regions are actively promoting the construction of key industrial projects, helping to improve the quality and upgrading of industries, and continuously enhance industrial competitiveness.

  On the first day of construction after the holiday, reporters visited the construction sites of multiple key industrial projects and recorded the hot scenes of accelerating construction in many places.



  Promote the high-end transformation of the steel industry

  The equipment to be assembled is neatly arranged one by one, and two production lines hundreds of meters long are entering the installation stage... On February 18, just after the Spring Festival holiday, I walked into Qian'an Economic Development Zone, Hebei Province, and saw Shougang Zhixin Qian'an Electromagnetic Materials At the construction site of the company's high-end silicon steel heat treatment project, the reporter saw that in the green, blue and yellow workshop, staff wearing blue work clothes were carrying out preliminary equipment installation work in an orderly manner.

  "What we are building is a continuous annealing unit production line, which is independently designed and integrated by the company." Hao Xiaopeng, chief engineer of Zhixin Qian'an Company, said that after the production line is completed and put into use, the proportion of Shougang's silicon steel high-end products will usher in new breakthroughs, helping the company to further Improve market competitiveness. "The localization rate of key equipment in the production line has increased from less than 20% 10 years ago to more than 90% now." said Chen Cheng, a mechanical specialist in the new energy operation area of ​​Zhixin Qian'an Company.

  Covering an area of ​​234 acres, with a total planned investment of 2.445 billion yuan, as a key construction project in Hebei Province in 2024, Zhixin Qian'an Company's high-end silicon steel heat treatment project mainly builds high-end silicon steel heat treatment production lines and supporting workshops and other facilities. "After the project is completed, it will be able to produce 350,000 tons of high-end non-oriented silicon steel products annually. It is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 1.7 million tons annually and achieve sales revenue of 3 billion yuan." Hao Xiaopeng said.

  The project will start construction in January 2023 and is expected to be fully completed and put into operation in 2025. "The efficient advancement of the project is inseparable from the strong support of the government." Hao Xiaopeng said that from project negotiation and signing to the implementation and start of construction, the local government provided full-process and all-round services, effectively promoting the rapid implementation of intended projects and the early start of contracted projects. The progress of projects started is improved to ensure that construction continues and investment continues.

  The steel industry is one of the pillar industries in Hebei Province. Taking Qian'an as an example, this year the local government is paying close attention to projects such as Shougang Qiangang's low-carbon high-quality steel, Jiujiang short-process high-quality steel, Yanbo board technological transformation and upgrading, Hangniu Special Steel's high-end metal wire ropes, and Ruikoo intelligent manufacturing. Promote the optimization of the structure of the steel industry, raise the levels, and extend the chain, and strive to increase the proportion of high-quality steel to more than 45% and the deep processing rate of steel to more than 32% within the year.

  In recent years, Hebei has aimed at making the steel industry high-end, intelligent and green, accelerating the transformation of "steel to materials, manufacturing to services", and promoting the construction of key high-end steel projects. According to statistics, there will be a total of 639 key construction projects in Hebei Province in 2024, with a total investment of 1.38 trillion yuan, including new construction, continued construction, and completion and commissioning.


  Automobile industry project construction "accelerates"

  On February 18, at the construction site of the Rugao Scania commercial vehicle project in Rugao Economic and Technological Development Zone, Jiangsu Province, nearly 300 construction workers stepped up their work. The construction site was full of excitement: at the gate, cement tankers, heavy-duty Large trucks lined up to enter and exit; more than 10 large cranes waved their swing arms to lift bundles of roof panels onto the roof more than ten meters high for installation.

  "The entire project is very large. According to the contract, it must be completed and accepted in November this year. The absolute construction period is only 9 months. Time is tight, and we worked overtime during the Spring Festival holiday to catch up." China Railway Construction Engineering Group Rugao Scania Commercial Liu Jianhua, secretary of the party branch of the vehicle project, said. During the recent period, workers have been busy installing roof panels and concrete pads in the pouring room. Equipment is expected to be installed by May.

  It is understood that the Rugao base is the third commercial vehicle production base in the world built by Scania, including a project with an annual output of 50,000 commercial vehicles with a total investment of 5 billion yuan and a powertrain project with a total investment of 2 billion yuan. According to the person in charge of Rugao Economic and Technological Development Zone, the annual output value of the project will exceed 30 billion yuan after completion, and it will become the "chain master" enterprise of Rugao automobiles and parts.

  At construction sites of major projects across Jiangsu, fiery construction scenes can be seen everywhere. Bosch Automotive Parts (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. is one of Bosch's largest production and R&D bases in China. At the Suzhou Industrial Park, the construction site of Bosch's new energy vehicle core components and autonomous driving R&D and manufacturing base in Suzhou, workers are working hard to ensure that the factory can be completed as scheduled. It is understood that the total investment in the project is approximately 7 billion yuan. The first phase of the new base is expected to be completed in the middle of this year and formal mass production will be achieved in 2025.

  Behind the "acceleration" of major project construction, a series of measures are inseparable. In Zhenjiang, for major provincial and municipal industrial projects, the local Natural Resources and Planning Bureau has intervened in advance to provide services, established a linking work system, formulated a list of problems, and tracked and assisted services throughout the process; in Suzhou, "starting construction as soon as you get the land" has become a normal practice. In January of this year alone, the number of "start construction immediately after acquiring land" projects in Suzhou has reached 23...

  Based on early implementation and early results, at the beginning of 2024, the Jiangsu Provincial Government released a list of 510 major projects, including 450 implementation projects and 60 reserve projects. The number and scale of projects increased significantly year-on-year, with the total number increasing by 112, an increase of 33.1%. Among them, 228 new projects are planned to be started, and 56 projects have been started in January; as of the end of January, a total investment of 47.2 billion yuan has been completed.


  Modern petrochemical industry projects step up construction

  On February 18, in Yunxi District, Yueyang City, Hunan Province, more than 50 excavators were installed at the construction site of Sinopec Hunan Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Hunan Petrochemical") with an annual output of 1 million tons of ethylene refining and chemical integration and refining supporting transformation projects. The machine arm is raised high and working intensively. More than 100 transport vehicles shuttle back and forth to transfer earth and stone. Next to it, more than 1,500 acres of flat land has reached delivery standards and is just waiting for foundation work equipment to arrive.

  "In order to meet the construction deadline and promote the implementation, in order to make the subsequent progress of the project smoother, we overcame the impact of low temperature and freezing rain before the Spring Festival and worked continuously for three months under the premise of meeting the construction conditions." Yueyang Agriculture, who is responsible for the preliminary leveling work of the project Zhu Zuwu, deputy director of the Engineering Department of the Rural Development Group, said that during the peak period, there were more than 1,000 construction workers and more than 600 sets of machinery and equipment working at the project site at the same time. So far, more than 13 million cubic meters of earth and stone have been transferred, and the 5,000-acre project construction land is guaranteed to be on schedule. deliver.

  As the largest industrial project in terms of single investment in Hunan to date, the Yueyang ethylene refining and chemical integration and refining supporting transformation project with a total investment of approximately 35.7 billion yuan is a major project for Hunan to open up the refining and chemical industry chain and build a modern petrochemical industry pattern. On January 3 this year, the project officially started.

  Construction is in full swing outdoors and busy indoors. In the Hunan Petrochemical office building, most of the office is filled with thick stacks of information. "Seven design units and hundreds of designers are working hard to implement the overall design of the project." said Chen Zhengchao, head of the ethylene division of the Hunan Petrochemical Ethylene Refining Integrated Project Management Department.

  "Yueyang has four major categories of specialty products represented by caprolactam, propylene oxide, synthetic rubber, and epoxy resin. The raw materials are inseparable from ethylene and its related polymerization products." Yuan Hongxing, deputy chief engineer of Hunan Petrochemical Company, said, "In the past, raw materials Basically relying on external procurement and transportation, after the project is completed and put into production, it will not only make up for the shortcomings of insufficient raw materials, but also provide more possibilities for the development of new polymer materials for the fine chemical industry. According to the 1:5 driving effect of the modern petrochemical industry, the project can Drive investment of more than 150 billion yuan."

  According to the relevant person in charge of the Hunan Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, Hunan is focusing on the construction of key projects to actively build a modern industrial system, promote the modern petrochemical industry to extend and strengthen the chain, and continue to improve the resilience and safety level of the industrial chain and supply chain. . In 2024, there are 30 major projects under construction or planned in Hunan Province's modern petrochemical industry, with a total investment of more than 150 billion yuan.


  Seize new opportunities in biomedicine

  On the first day of construction after the holiday, the reporter came to Chongqing Liangjiang New District and felt a steaming energy: At the construction site of the Yongrenxin Medical Science and Technology Park project in Liangjiang Shuitu New Town, giant tower cranes were transported back and forth, and excavators and cement tankers were shuttled back and forth. … “At present, the project construction is in progress in an orderly manner and is expected to be completed and put into production in the third quarter of this year.” Liu Yihai, deputy general manager of Chongqing Yongrenxin Medical Devices Co., Ltd. said.

  As a newly introduced enterprise in the life and health field of Liangjiang New Area, Yongrenxin Company integrates the research and development, testing and production of high-end medical devices. "The newly built production lines and government-industry-academic-medical-research platform will further promote enterprises to carry out research and development innovation in the medical field, master a number of independent and controllable key technologies, meet market differentiation and diversified treatment needs, and enhance the market competitiveness of enterprises." Liu Yihai said.

  It is understood that the total investment of Yongrenxin Medical Technology Park is nearly 2 billion yuan, with a land area of ​​about 85 acres. The planned construction area of ​​the first phase of the project is about 10,000 square meters, which will be mainly used for the construction of artificial heart assembly production lines and key parts production lines. The planned construction area of ​​the second phase of the project is 30,000 square meters, which will be mainly used for the research, development and production of innovative medical device products such as disease diagnosis, early prevention, intraoperative assistance, and remote monitoring.

  In recent years, Chongqing has seized new opportunities in the field of biomedicine, actively attracted investment, promoted the implementation of major biomedicine projects, and cultivated biomedicine industry clusters.

  On February 18, at the construction site of the Neutron Science Industry Transformation Base project in the Western (Chongqing) Science City, excavators roared, transport vehicles shuttled back and forth, and workers were constructing in an orderly manner at their respective posts. The project has an investment of 2 billion yuan and a total construction area of ​​approximately 138,000 square meters. It will promote the transformation and implementation of the neutron technology industry, form a neutron technology industry cluster worth hundreds of billions of yuan, and build a new innovative research and development platform in the field of biomedicine.

  In Bishan District, Chongqing City, the construction of China National Nuclear Corporation’s Kunbor Medical Technology Project is in full swing. The project focuses on targeted radiotherapy technology at the cellular level. Dozens of medical institutions have expressed their intention to purchase Kunbor Knife products produced by the company. Next, Bishan District will focus on sorting out a list of projects focusing on in-house preparations of traditional Chinese medicine, multi-particle therapy, stem cells, etc., and continue to make full efforts in the field of biomedicine.

  In the first quarter of this year, Chongqing launched a total of 110 key manufacturing projects with a total investment of 115.5 billion yuan, covering advanced manufacturing, modern services, technological innovation and other fields. Among the key municipal projects in Chongqing in 2024, there are 30 biomedical industry projects with a total investment of 34.1 billion yuan, including 8 newly started projects with a total investment of 6.3 billion yuan. (Reporter Shao Yuzi, Wang Weijian, Shen Zhilin, Chang Biluo)

  Source: People's Daily