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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: South African Platinum Mine Wage Talks to Start Next Week

South Africa’s largest platinum-mining labor union said it will meet the nation’s top three producers on successive days next week as it starts formal negotiations for a three-year wage deal.

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ESKOM: Eskom confirms payment from Zim's electricity authority

  • Date: 02-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom confirmed on Tuesday that it received a payment from the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).

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ESKOM: Good News for Eskom: World Bank Says South Africa Will Save It

  • Date: 02-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

The risk of South Africa’s struggling state power utility going bust doesn’t appear to faze one of its biggest creditors: the World Bank.

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FUEL CELLS: Pallinghurst earmarks $1bn for battery, fuel cell materials

  • Date: 02-07-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Diversified investor Pallinghurst has entered the battery materials and energy storage revolution through the creation of a diversified battery raw materials platform.

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CONGO: DR Congo army will remove 2,000 illegal miners from Glencore site

  • Date: 02-07-19
  • Category: CONGO
  • Source: Aljazeera

The country's president ordered military intervention after miners defied a government deadline and clashed with police.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Hyundai Unveils World's First CVVD Engine Technology with Improved Performance and Less Emissions

The world-first technology, controlling timing of valve opening and closing according to driving conditions, is set for mass production

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HYDROGEN: Australian govt releases hydrogen strategy papers

  • Date: 02-07-19
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Mining Weekly

The federal government has released consultation papers on a National Hydrogen Strategy, aimed at opening up export markets in Asia.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Jaguar Land Rover to announce UK electric car investment

Jaguar Land Rover will commit to investing hundreds of millions of pounds to prepare its Castle Bromwich plant to build electric cars, ahead of a wave of new battery models it hopes to make in the UK.

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