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ESKOM: National electricity grid is currently severely constrained

  • Date: 05-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Iono.fm

Eskom has warned South Africans that the national electricity grid is severely constrained due to the unexpected loss of power generation units. Eskom stated that load-shedding is not expected, but it may be implemented at short notice in the event of additional units being unexpectedly lost. We spoke to Eskom's COO Jan Oberholzer

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EMISSIONS: Delhi air quality: Severe pollution prompts car rationing

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: BBC

The Indian capital, Delhi, has launched a car rationing system as it battles hazardous levels of pollution.

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AUTO SALES: VW’s Traton Joins Rivals In Warning Demand for Trucks Is Souring

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Volkswagen AG’s Traton truck-making division echoed competitors in warning it’s “intensively” preparing for a much more difficult environment next year.

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LITHIUM: Bolivia scraps joint lithium project with German company

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: DW

The Bolivian government has issued a decree overturning a massive joint lithium project with southern German firm ACISA. The project is considered vital for the German auto industry's plans to develop electric batteries.

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ESKOM: Eskom to cut power supply to Govan Mbeki

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Politics Web

Residents in Secunda, Bethal, Trichardt, Kinross and Evander are on the verge of being left in the dark after the Govan Mbeki Municipality once again failed to settle an arrears account of R50m.

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JEWELLERY: Platinum Guild Announces Launch of E-commerce ‘Pop-Up Shop’ to Kick off Holiday Shopping Season

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: JEWELLERY
  • Source: Instore

Platinum Guild International is announcing the debut of an e-commerce platform to assist holiday shoppers with their platinum jewelry gifting needs this year. The pop-up’s initial offerings consist of a 19-piece collection, designed exclusively by New York-based platinum jeweler Michael Bondanza, comprised of earrings, pendants and stackable bands. With retail prices ranging from $1,100 to $4,400, the collection will be available on PlatinumJewelry.com through Valentin

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JEWELLERY: Platinum Guild International Leads Platinum Jewellery Industry Transformation in China

  • Date: 04-11-19
  • Category: JEWELLERY
  • Source: Yahoo

In October 2019 Platinum Guild International (PGI®) hosted the two-day 2019 Platinum Jewellery Business Forum in China's jewellery manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, which received widespread attention within the platinum and jewellery industry. The Business Forum was attended by leaders and distinguished guests along with other top figures and experts both from China and overseas. The theme for the forum revolved around future trends for China's platinum jewellery.

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ESKOM: Low chance of load shedding after ‘significant progress towards full recovery‘

  • Date: 03-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Douglas Digital Daily

Eskom says it is does not expect to have to institute rotational power cuts this week, after making “significant progress towards full recovery” with several generating units now again operational.

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