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CHINA: China to offer subsidies on cars - report

  • Date: 29-01-19
  • Category: CHINA
  • Source: Just Auto

China's government is planning a range of measures - including subsidies for car purchase - as it seeks to stimulate the country's slowing economy.

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PGM PROJECTS: Jangada doubles Jorc resource at Pedra Branca

  • Date: 28-01-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Research Channel

The share price of Jangada Mines rose sharply on Monday morning, after the company announced an upgrade of 117% to its 2012 Joint-Ore Reserves Committee- (Jorc-) compliant resource, which, in turn, meant a substantial increase in the size and categorisation of the resource at the company’s Pedra Branca platinum group metals (PGMs) project, in north-eastern Brazil.

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ENERGY: EIA projects decline in transportation sector energy consumption through 2037 despite increase in VMT, followed by increase

  • Date: 28-01-19
  • Category: ENERGY
  • Source: Green Car Congress

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2019 projects continued robust growth in US energy production, emergence of the United States as an energy exporter, and a cleaner S electric power generation mix. For the Transportation sector, EIA projects that energy consumption will decline between 2019 and 2037 (in the Reference case) because increases in fuel economy more than offset growth in vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

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HYDROGEN: Copper catalyst splits water at neutral pH

  • Date: 28-01-19
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Chemistry World

Metal porphyrin complex takes significant step towards cheap water oxidation catalysts. A copper complex inspired by nature can efficiently split water at neutral pH, potentially opening the door to more commercially viable hydrogen fuel production.

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PGM SUPPLY: West Kytlim mining contract agreed for 2019 season

  • Date: 28-01-19
  • Category: PGM SUPPLY
  • Source: Research Channel

London-listed precious metals producer Eurasia Mining on Monday announced that it had hired Uralmetmash, formerly Techstroy, for the 2019 mining season at the West Kytlim platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium and gold mine, in Russia.

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FUEL PRICES: Gasoline prices fall as Europe's drivers ditch diesel

  • Date: 28-01-19
  • Category: FUEL PRICES
  • Source: Europe Auto News

“Directionally, gasoline demand will increase as diesel goes even more out of favor,” said Steve Sawyer, a London-based analyst at industry consultant Facts Global Energy. Price pressure on gasoline will persist because the region’s supply exceeds demand by about 1 million barrels a day, he said.

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PGM PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Releases 2018 Production Results, Reports Continued Operational and Safety Improvements and Provides 2019 Guidance

  • Date: 28-01-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: North American Palladium

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF) today announced production results for the year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018 and provided production guidance for 2019.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Appeal against Sibanye’s Lonmin takeover set down for April

  • Date: 25-01-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Business Live

The appeal brought by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) against the Competition Tribunal’s conditional approval of Sibanye-Stillwater’s takeover of Lonmin has been set down for April 2.

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