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NICKEL PROJECTS: Nickel explorer seeks to bring new life to two former Timmins mines

  • Date: 09-11-20
  • Category: NICKEL PROJECTS
  • Source: Northern Ontario Business

A new nickel sulphide player has fully emerged in the Timmins camp seeking to revive a well-known piece of mining ground.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric vehicle adoption in India will be led by three-wheelers

Electric vehicles will account for 65-75% of new three-wheeler (3W) sales by 2030. Intra-city transport buses will see 25-40% EV penetration and two-wheelers 25-35%. In four-wheeler passenger vehicles, the market will be driven by shared mobility, while just 10-15% of new car sales for personal mobility will be electric.

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ACQUISITION: Livent in deal to buy Nemaska, extend Tesla contract

Livent Corp said on Thursday it would form a joint venture to buy Canada’s troubled Nemaska lithium project and it had extended its supply agreement for the electric vehicle battery metal with Tesla Inc through the end of 2021.

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COPPER: Execution of further copper tailings transactions

  • Date: 05-11-20
  • Category: COPPER
  • Source: Jubilee Metals

Jubilee Metals Group (“Jubilee” or the “Company”), the AIM and Altx traded metals processing company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully concluded further copper tailings transactions to secure the rights to an additional approximately 115 million tonnes of copper and cobalt containing surface tailings in Zambia (the “Tailings”). These transactions are in line with its stated strategy to expand operations in the country and are in addition to the already approximately 155 million to

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum closes ACP Phase B resulting in temporary build up in work-in-progress inventory

  • Date: 05-11-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Anglo American Platinum has made the pre-emptive decision to close the Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase B unit, following a series of water leaks, to ensure an ongoing safe operating environment, protect employees and protect the integrity of the plant and surrounding processing assets.

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EMISSIONS: Audi of America launches Internal Carbon Price program to support goal of lowering CO2 footprint 30% by 2025

  • Date: 30-10-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Audi of America is among the first in the automotive industry to implement an internal carbon price program as a key initiative in the brand’s pursuit of lower CO2 emissions. This is part of the global commitment Audi has made to lower its carbon footprint by 30% by 2025, and is part of the larger Audi AG Mission:Zero imperative to reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

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EMISSIONS: Ford to pair with rivals to avoid EU fines over emissions

  • Date: 16-10-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Financial Times

Ford has been forced to turn to rival carmakers to help it meet European emissions goals, after a recall of its hybrid cars left the US company facing the prospect of fines for falling short of tough new targets set by Brussels. The Detroit-based company said that it plans to buy carbon credits from rivals that have sold more electric or hybrid cars. Under the EU scheme, carmakers earn credits from selling electric vehicles that offset more polluting models.

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LITHIUM: Nemaska Lithium is Granted Court Approval of the Sale Proposal from Orion Mine Finance, Investissement Québec and The Pallinghurst Group

  • Date: 16-10-20
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Nemaska Lithium

Montréal, Québec, October 15, 2020 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) announces today that the Corporation, Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine Inc., Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc., Nemaska Lithium P1P Inc. and Nemaska Lithium Innovation Inc. (collectively, the “Nemaska Entities”) have obtained an approval and vesting order (the “Approval and Vesting Order”) from the Superior Court of Québec (Commercial Division) (the “Court”) issued in connection with the

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