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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Sibanye-Stillwater’s Froneman vows group will keep pace with the EV revolution

NEAL Froneman, CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater, and Joseph Mathunjwa, the leader of the militant Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), have something in common: they both have a passion for and play musical instruments.

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ESKOM: Expert predicts “load shedding soon” as energy supply wobbles

  • Date: 09-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The South African

Well, we had a good run. Reports have emerged that Eskom have a shortage in capacity. The firm aren't worried about load shedding, but Ted Blom is.

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ESKOM: Eskom Has Yet Another Headache: An $813 Million Annual Carbon Tax Bill

  • Date: 09-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

South Africa’s troubled state-owned power utility has yet another thing to worry about -- a big carbon tax bill expected to kick in from 2023.

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PGM PROJECTS: Miner Advances Exploration at Flagship PGE Project

  • Date: 09-07-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Street Wise Reports

Maurice Jackson: Joining us today is Michael Rowley, president and CEO of Group Ten Metals Inc. (PGE:TSX.V; PGEZF:OTCQB; 5D32:FSE), which is known for platinum, palladium, nickel, copper and cobalt in the Stillwater district in Montana.

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COBALT: Congo's Jan to May copper output slides 16%, cobalt down 21%

  • Date: 09-07-19
  • Category: COBALT
  • Source: Mining Weekly

DAKAR – Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top producer, fell by 16.2% year-on-year in the January to May period, while cobalt output slid 21.5%, the central bank said on Tuesday.

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FUEL: The Race to Fuel the Buses of Future Is On

  • Date: 08-07-19
  • Category: FUEL
  • Source: Bloomberg

There’s no denying it: Oil, once the lifeblood of America’s buses and trucks, is no longer king of the fleets. Two decades ago, diesel and gasoline fueled virtually all of the country’s municipal buses. Now, they burn in less than 45%.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India looks to lead electric vehicle race with latest push in budget

New Delhi: With a host of incentives unveiled in the Union budget for electric vehicles, India has joined governments in China and Europe that have backed the development of the nascent EV industry by offering extensive fiscal incentives and a favourable regulatory environment.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Two Big U.K. Utilities Pledge to Adopt All-Electric Fleets

Two of Britain’s six biggest utilities pledged to switch their entire vehicle fleet to run on electricity by 2030, adding momentum to the shift away from traditional engine technology.

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