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ZIMBABWE: New platinum mine on course

  • Date: 29-08-20
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Zimbabwe Herald

The first phase of the new platinum mine being developed by Great Dyke Investments on its Darwendale concessions is on course, with the box cut for the second portal being opened last month.

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EMISSIONS: CARB approves Heavy-Duty Low NOx Omnibus Regulation; to cut NOx 90%

  • Date: 29-08-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board has approved a multi-pronged regulation that will significantly reduce NOx emissions from heavy-duty diesel trucks.

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NORNICKEL: Nornickel Is Capable Of Paying Attractive Dividends Anyway

  • Date: 28-08-20
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Seeking Alpha

The management of Nornickel (OTCPK:NILSY) should be definitely commended for its realism - the team has a realistic view on the market situation, and, realistically, nobody among managers knows how and when the situation around the environmental damage will be settled down.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater maintains debt-reduction drive

Sibanye-Stillwater shares have recovered some ground lost over the past two weeks after the company reported “neutral” half-year financial results and a fairly positive outlook for H2 under COVID-affected circumstances.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Amazon Buys 1,800 Electric Mercedes Vans in Latest Green Effort Inc. is buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, the retailer’s biggest commitment to date to cut the carbon footprint of its delivery operations in Europe.

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FERROCHROME: Merafe says impairments could take interim basic earnings loss to 39c/share

  • Date: 28-08-20
  • Category: FERROCHROME
  • Source: Mining MX

MERAFE Resources, the Johannesburg-listed ferrochrome producer that postponed its interim results until September whilst it absorbed the impact of impairment charges, said in a trading statement today it would report a basic loss per share of 37.6 to 39 cents.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater reinstates dividend as higher metals prices boost earnings

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Sibanye-Stillwater has returned to an interim profit and reinstated its dividend as higher precious metals prices and a weaker rand currency boosted its earnings in the first half.

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HYDROGEN: Europe faces high hurdles to make hydrogen hype reality

  • Date: 27-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Reuters

A European Union goal to boost the use of zero-carbon hydrogen is likely to be a pipe dream unless the bloc can find billions in investment and persuade member states, under strain from the pandemic hit to their economies, to give their backing.

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