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FUEL CELLS: Alstom and Eversholt Rail unveil a new hydrogen train design for the UK

  • Date: 07-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Alstom

Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of a new hydrogen train for the UK market. The train, codenamed ‘Breeze’, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, reengineering some of the UK’s most reliable rolling stock, to create a clean train for the modern age. These trains could run across the UK as early as 2022, emitting only water and no harmful emissions at all.  

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HYDROGEN FUEL: One of the largest energy and chemical companies in China, Yankuang Group, has joined forces with Air Liquide to promote hydrogen energy

  • Date: 07-01-19
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Gas World

The two companies signed a framework cooperation agreement on Friday (4th January) to jointly develop plans for the development of H2 infrastructure and H2 fuel cell vehicles in China’s Shandong Province and to build a sustainable H2 energy infrastructure network.

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AUTO SALES: West European car sales down 8.5% in December

  • Date: 07-01-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

West European car registrations fell by 8.5% year-on-year (YoY) in December according to data released by LMC Automotive.

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LITHIUM: Chilean lithium exports continue rise, to $949m in 2018

  • Date: 07-01-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Chile’s exports of lithium carbonate reached $949-million in 2018 compared to $686-million the previous year as demand and prices for the key component in electric vehicle batteries continues to rise, the central bank said on Monday.

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LITHIUM: Cobalt 27 Acquires Lithium Royalty on the Producing Mount Marion Lithium Mine

  • Date: 07-01-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: PR News Wire

TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. ("Cobalt 27" or the "Company") (TSXV: KBLT)(OTCQX: CBLLF)(FRA: 27O), announces the acquisition of a royalty of 1.5% of gross revenues and A$2 per tonne of ore mined under the Reed Industrial Minerals Pty Ltd ("RIM") sub-lease agreement (the "Royalty") held by Westgold Resources Limited ("Westgold"), on the producing Mount Marion Lithium Mine located in Western Australia. Cobalt 27 is acquiring the Royalty from Westgold for total ...

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EXPLORATION: Mick Davis plots second comeback with exploration fund targeting industrial materials

  • Date: 06-01-19
  • Category: EXPLORATION
  • Source: Mining MX

MICK Davis, the former CEO of Xstrata who in 2017 closed mining fund, X2 Resources, after its backers failed to agree on investment targets, is to establish a new fund that will explore for metals, said the UK’s The Telegraph.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Before the Electric Car Takes Over, Someone Needs to Reinvent the Battery

To deliver an electric vehicle that’s cheaper, safer and capable of traveling 500 miles on a single charge, the auto industry needs a breakthrough in battery technology. Easier said than done.

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LITHIUM: $1 billion South West lithium boom set to power up jobs

  • Date: 03-01-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: The West Australian

$1 billion South West lithium boom set to power up jobs

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