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MINING: Ivanhoe Mines Issues Second Quarter Financial Results and Review of Mine Construction Progress and Exploration Activities

  • Date: 10-08-20
  • Category: MINING
  • Source: Junior Mining Network

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - August 10, 2020) - Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) (OTCQX: IVPAF) today announced its financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2020. Ivanhoe Mines is a Canadian mining company advancing its three mining projects in Southern Africa: the Kamoa-Kakula copper discovery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); the Platreef palladium-platinum-nickel-copper-gold-rhodium discovery in South Africa; and the extensive upgrading of the historic Kipushi zinc-copper-s

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PGM PRODUCERS: Platinum giant South Africa forced by Covid-19 to look into abyss

Beset by power and water shortages, alongside whipsawing government policies, South African producers have cut spending over the past decade on mines responsible for 75% of global platinum supply.

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NORNICKEL: Russian Arctic peoples appeal to Elon Musk for Nornickel boycott

  • Date: 07-08-20
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Mining Weekly

A group of indigenous people in Russia are asking Tesla’s Elon Musk to stop buying supplies from miner MMC Norilsk Nickel until the company compensates them for environmental damage to their ancestral lands.

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PGM PROJECTS: Noront resuming exploration in Ring of Fire

  • Date: 06-08-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Sudbury Star

Noront Resources is reopening one of its mining sites in the Ring of Fire and mobilizing its team to resume exploration activities.

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AUTO SALES: New car registrations to see first rise this year

New UK car registrations went up in July for the first time this year, according to the motor industry.

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PGM PRODUCERS: ROYAL BAFOKENG PLATINUM LIMITED - Condensed Consolidated Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2020

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Royal Bafokeng Platinum

The sudden and unprecedented shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all areas of business and society,affecting our employees, their families, friends and loved ones. RBPlat implemented measures designed to manage the impact and spread of the virus by continuing our operations within the broader national guidelines, as well as our own health and safety framework, while also limiting the economic impact on the community through our community support programme

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AUTO SALES: China’s Vehicle Sales Rise for Fourth Month With Outbreak Easing

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Vehicle sales advanced for a fourth straight month in China, with an easing in the coronavirus pandemic allowing buyers to gradually return to showrooms.

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HYDROGEN: Green hydrogen economy assessment for US, Europe

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: PV Magazine

A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation provides forecasts for green hydrogen prices by 2050. The group claims to have included system costs that have been ignored in green hydrogen economy assessments thus far. Average green hydrogen prices, however, will almost be halved in the United States and Europe.

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