Hekinan


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Hekinan

(hākē`nän), city (1990 pop. 65,899), Aichi prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, near Chita Bay. Traditional industries such as the production of pottery and roof tiles exist alongside modern industries, such as the manufacture of transport equipment.
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The vessel is so-called "Hekinan MAX" which has characteristic 250 meters length to l maximize transport volume to the discharging port, Chubu Electric Power's Hekinan Thermal Power Plant.
Omura told Kyodo News that he decided in late February to help disaster-hit areas in northeastern Japan dispose of the massive amounts of debris still piling up, and has asked the local utility serving central Japan about borrowing part of the premises in Hekinan.
Toyota will first install the machine at its Kinuura plant in Hekinan, Aichi Prefecture, in October and then at other plants.
Among the hardest hit communities was Hekinan in central Aichi.
Nearly 50 boulders serve as places to sit and Japanese Iris mark the sister-city relationship between Edmonds and Hekinan, Japan.
The Hekkai KATCH Network covers the five cities of Kariya, Anjo, Takahama, Chiryu and Hekinan and currently has 58,753 subscribers.
s Hekinan thermal power station in Aichi Prefecture was the biggest single emitter for the year, followed by Tohoku Electric Power Co.
Research on the dam, planned between the cities of Nishio and Hekinan, began in 1971 for industrial purposes and flood prevention.