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FUEL CELLS: Coming soon: The world’s largest hydrogen mine-haul truck to an Anglo mine

  • Date: 10-10-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Daily Maverick

Global diversified miner Anglo American has partnered with ENGIE, an energy services company, to build the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine truck. That means 350-tonne diesel monsters will be replaced by 350-tonne hydrogen beasts that will be cleaner, quieter and require less maintenance.

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FUEL CELLS: 2021 Toyota Mirai First Look

  • Date: 10-10-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Kelley Blue Book

When Toyota introduced the Mirai to the U.S. in late 2015, it came with a promise from what was then the largest carmaker in the world: Hydrogen fuel cells were the future, said Toyota. The name itself even means “future” in Japanese. Now that future is more clearly defined in the 2021 Mirai, one that quite literally looks better than ever before.

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EMISSIONS: The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

  • Date: 10-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: New York Times

Emissions from driving in the New York metro area grew faster than population between 1990 and 2017, which means emissions per person have increased.

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ACQUISITIONS: Analyst questions the economic wisdom of Implats' bid for Canada's NAP

JOHANNESBURG – A top mining analyst has warned that the proposed R11.4 billion Impala Platinum (Implats) acquisition bid of Canada’s North American Palladium (NAP) may not be beneficial to the company.

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ACQUISITIONS: How does Implats’ “Lac des Iles” stack up against Sibanye’s 2016 Stillwater deal?

IMPALA Platinum’s (Implats’) bid to buy North American Palladium (NAP) is the second time a South African platinum group metal (PGM) company has sought growth in a district other than the Bushveld Complex where most of the world’s PGMs are to be found.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Tharisa forecasts sizeable production hike this year

  • Date: 09-10-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Proactive Investors

Tharisa PLC (LON:THS) upped production in its latest quarter as benefits from a restructuring of its Platinum and chrome mine in South Africa started to come through.

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FERROCHROME: First Nation takes the lead on Ring of Fire supply road

  • Date: 09-10-19
  • Category: FERROCHROME
  • Source: Northern Ontario Business

A First Nation community is breaking new ground is leading the environmental assessment and consultation process on a proposed short supply road to the Ring of Fire.

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ZIMBABWE: Arcadia leads Zimbabwe's mega mine projects

  • Date: 09-10-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Africa Mining Market

Prospect Resources has registered significant progress on its Zimbabwe-based electric vehicles batteries lithium project just outside Harare.

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