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MACROECONOMICS: China’s Growth Slides to Weakest Pace in Almost Three Decades

China’s economy slowed to the weakest pace since quarterly data began in 1992 amid the ongoing trade standoff with the U.S., while monthly indicators provided signs that a stabilization is emerging.

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BATTERIES: Anglo American Platinum and Platinum Group Metals Ltd launch new venture to develop next generation battery technology

  • Date: 15-07-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Anglo American Platinum Limited (‘Anglo American Platinum’) and Platinum Group Metals Ltd. have launched a new venture, Lion Battery Technologies Inc. (‘Lion’), to accelerate the development of next-generation battery technology using platinum and palladium. The possibility of creating additional demand for platinum and palladium in the battery technology space is an exciting development and of strategic importance to both parties.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe’s platinum miners wary as black market traders threaten to intensify currency crisis

CONDITIONS for mining companies in Zimbabwe have improved materially since the new government headed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa came to power, but there are three key issues the country’s miners are still uneasy about.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Reports Third Quarter Results And Provides Waterberg Palladium Project Update

  • Date: 15-07-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Platinum Group Metals Ltd

Vancouver, British Columbia and Johannesburg, South Africa--(Newsfile Corp. - July 15, 2019) - Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (TSX: PTM) (NYSE American: PLG) ("Platinum Group", "PTM" or the "Company") reports the Company's financial results for the nine months ended May 31, 2019 and provides a summary of recent events and outlook. For details of the condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the nine months ended May 31, 2019 (the "Financial Statements") and Management's Discussion and...

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric car chargepoints to be installed in all future homes in world first

All new-build homes could soon be fitted with an electric car chargepoint, the government has outlined today (15 July 2019) in a public consultation on changing building regulations in England. The consultation comes alongside a package of announcements to support electric vehicle drivers and improve the experience of charging.

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HYDROGEN: Welcome to H2 View

  • Date: 15-07-19
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: H2 View

H2 View is a new platform to support and promote the growing hydrogen economy. Built around three core pillars of Mobility, Power and Technology, it provides the platform for news, views, and analysis throughout the hydrogen energy supply chain.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Toyota tries sun power to boost Prius

TOKYO — How can Toyota make the world's bestselling green car, the Prius, even greener? Cover the top with solar panels and run it on sun power. That's the goal of a trial Toyota is starting this month in Japan. The system generates enough power to drive the Prius PHV for about 35 miles (56 km).

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EMISSIONS: UK expert group focuses attention on non-exhaust emissions from road traffic as regulatory concern

  • Date: 14-07-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

A new report released by the Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) in the UK recommends as an immediate priority that non-exhaust emissions (NEE) are recognized as a source of ambient concentrations of airborne PM, even for vehicles with zero exhaust emissions of particles.

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