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COPPER: Execution of further copper tailings transactions

  • Date: 05-11-20
  • Category: COPPER
  • Source: Jubilee Metals

Jubilee Metals Group (“Jubilee” or the “Company”), the AIM and Altx traded metals processing company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully concluded further copper tailings transactions to secure the rights to an additional approximately 115 million tonnes of copper and cobalt containing surface tailings in Zambia (the “Tailings”). These transactions are in line with its stated strategy to expand operations in the country and are in addition to the already approximately 155 million to

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum closes ACP Phase B resulting in temporary build up in work-in-progress inventory

  • Date: 05-11-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

Anglo American Platinum has made the pre-emptive decision to close the Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase B unit, following a series of water leaks, to ensure an ongoing safe operating environment, protect employees and protect the integrity of the plant and surrounding processing assets.

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EMISSIONS: Audi of America launches Internal Carbon Price program to support goal of lowering CO2 footprint 30% by 2025

  • Date: 30-10-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Audi of America is among the first in the automotive industry to implement an internal carbon price program as a key initiative in the brand’s pursuit of lower CO2 emissions. This is part of the global commitment Audi has made to lower its carbon footprint by 30% by 2025, and is part of the larger Audi AG Mission:Zero imperative to reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

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EMISSIONS: Ford to pair with rivals to avoid EU fines over emissions

  • Date: 16-10-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Financial Times

Ford has been forced to turn to rival carmakers to help it meet European emissions goals, after a recall of its hybrid cars left the US company facing the prospect of fines for falling short of tough new targets set by Brussels. The Detroit-based company said that it plans to buy carbon credits from rivals that have sold more electric or hybrid cars. Under the EU scheme, carmakers earn credits from selling electric vehicles that offset more polluting models.

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LITHIUM: Nemaska Lithium is Granted Court Approval of the Sale Proposal from Orion Mine Finance, Investissement Québec and The Pallinghurst Group

  • Date: 16-10-20
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Nemaska Lithium

Montréal, Québec, October 15, 2020 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) announces today that the Corporation, Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine Inc., Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc., Nemaska Lithium P1P Inc. and Nemaska Lithium Innovation Inc. (collectively, the “Nemaska Entities”) have obtained an approval and vesting order (the “Approval and Vesting Order”) from the Superior Court of Québec (Commercial Division) (the “Court”) issued in connection with the

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HYDROGEN: Japan aims to set up commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by 2030

  • Date: 15-10-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will seek to create a commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by around 2030 to support reducing carbon emissions, Industry Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said during a virtual hydrogen conference late on Wednesday.

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DIESEL: France to eliminate trade-in bonus for diesels

  • Date: 15-10-20
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

PARIS -- The French government plans to end a trade-in incentive for purchases of cleaner diesel vehicles on Jan. 1, as it moves to reduce some environmental incentives.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Northam increases its Zambezi Preference shareholding to approximately 70%

  • Date: 15-10-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Northam Platinum

Johannesburg, Wednesday 15 October 2020. Northam is pleased to announce that it has acquired an additional 37 179 697 Zambezi preference shares for a total cash consideration of approximately R3.5 billion. This brings Northam’s preference share holding in ZPLP to approximately 70%.

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