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LITHIUM: UK-based Cornish Lithium to accelerate Trelavour hard rock lithium project

  • Date: 07-12-20
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Reuters

UK-based mineral explorer and developer Cornish Lithium on Monday said it would speed up the Trelavour hard rock lithium project in St Austell following successful metallurgical test results.

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COBALT: A large trader has taken over Vale's stake in the Goro nickel-cobalt mine, MHP production to continue in 2021

  • Date: 07-12-20
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: News Metal

Vale's chief financial officer, Luciano siani Pires, said a few months ago that its Goro nickel-cobalt mine in New Caledonia could begin to suspend in 2021 as the company failed to reach a sale agreement with New Century Resources Limited (NCZ) on VNC (Novele Caledonie SAS).

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HYDROGEN: Linde and Snam Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop Clean Hydrogen Projects

  • Date: 07-12-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Linde

Guildford, UK, December 7, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Snam to jointly develop clean hydrogen projects and related infrastructure in Europe. Snam, a world leading energy infrastructure company, owns and operates the largest natural gas transmission network in Europe, having approximately 42,000 kilometers of pipeline across the continent.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EU Aims to Have 30 Million Electric Cars on the Road by 2030

The European Commission seeks to have at least 30 million electric vehicles on the region’s roads by the end of the decade under a plan that would require the auto industry to massively accelerate its transformation.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany’s Electric-Car Market Is Poised to Overtake California’s

Electric-vehicle sales in Germany will surpass California’s for the first time this year, with a range of government incentives propelling Europe’s biggest auto market ahead of Tesla Inc.’s home state.

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HYDROGEN: Annual investments in green hydrogen production to exceed $1 billion by 2023

  • Date: 04-12-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Car Congress

IHS Markit forecasts that annual global investments in green hydrogen—hydrogen production powered by renewable sources—will exceed US$1 billion by 2023. The elevated investment outlook is attributed to falling costs and policy support from governments looking to shift towards low-carbon economies.

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COBALT: China’s GEM Co. Ltd and Glencore extend their long-term strategic cobalt partnership

  • Date: 03-12-20
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Glencore

Following the announcement issued in October 2019, Glencore and GEM are pleased to announce that they have extended their partnership for the supply of cobalt hydroxide by another five years and have formally embedded responsible sourcing and sustainability into the contractual relationship.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Biden’s Charging Plan Could Sell 25 Million EVs

In a bid to fight climate change and build a stronger, greener economy, Joe Biden is starting with plugs. Specifically, the president-elect has a plan to install 500,000 electric vehicle charging cords by 2030, roughly a five-fold increase in the nation’s EV infrastructure that could cost more than $5 billion.

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