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NORNICKEL: Norilsk Nickel caught dumping poisonous waste into rivers month after the catastrophic diesel leak

  • Date: 29-06-20
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Siberian Times

Journalists Yelena Kosyuchenko and Yuri Kozyrev from Novaya Gazeta newspaper, and a team of ecologists filmed two large pipes dumping poisonous water from the factory’s tailings storage into River Kharaelakh, Lake Pyasino and on the surrounding tundra.

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PGM PRODUCERS: South Africa miners look to increase COVID-19 testing as cases increase

The Minerals Council South Africa said the industry currently screened about 272,000 employees every time they reported for work and had conducted 15,994 tests, at June 25.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Austria increases incentives to buy electric cars

VIENNA -- Austria will boost financial incentives for buying battery-powered cars and bicycles, and triple grants for charging points from July in its efforts to fight global warming.

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HYDROGEN: Pandemic spurs 'moment of acceleration' for green hydrogen in Europe

  • Date: 29-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

For Europe's green hydrogen sector, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn could be an inflection point. While there are concerns over the direction the market will take, with some looking anxiously at investor sentiment and utility spending, the rising tide of legislative resolve is likely to lift hydrogen, too.

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NORNICKEL: Nornickel Will Pay A Dividend Yield Of 10% For 10 Years

  • Date: 28-06-20
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Seeking Alpha

Norilsk Nickel (OTCPK:NILSY) (Nornickel) is a large miner of precious metals that earns enough revenue to pay 10-11% of the yield and has growth projects, due to which the dividend will grow over a period of 10 years. Furthermore, Nornickel’s metal basket has growth potential, and if you believe in an inflationary economic recovery, Nornickel is a good bet for the long term. I recommend that you BUY at prices below $29/share.

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ESKOM: Blackouts in Gauteng as Eskom implements load reduction

  • Date: 27-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The Citizen

Power utility Eskom has announced on Saturday, 27 June, that it will be implementing load reduction from 5pm to 10pm to avoid network overloading.

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EMISSIONS: Average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans increased again in 2019

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: EEA

According to provisional data, published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom (UK), increased in 2019, for the third consecutive year. The average CO2 emissions from new vans also increased slightly. Zero- and low-emission vehicles must be deployed much faster across Europe to achieve the stricter targets that apply from 2020.

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EMISSIONS: California sets world's first sales target for emissions-free trucks

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Transport Environment

Last night, California adopted the first ever emissions-free truck sales mandate in the world. The regulation sets yearly binding targets, running from 2024 until 2035, for truckmakers to sell battery electric trucks and hydrogen trucks. Three major truckmakers affected by the California law - Daimler Trucks, Paccar (DAF), Volvo Group - account for 60% of sales in the EU.[1] Transport & Environment said the law shows that zero-emissions truck-making is a reality and progressing fast. European tr

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