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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater to declare force majeure on S.African platinum output

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) - Platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater said on Monday it would declare force majeure on supply contracts for platinum group metals (PGM) after it temporarily closed its South African mines to comply with a three-week national lockdown.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum declares force majeure on supply from South African mines

LONDON/JOHANNESBURG, March 30 (Reuters) - Impala Platinum has declared force majeure all of its contracts as it shuttered its South African operations to comply with a three-week national lockdown, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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AUTO SALES: Local governments step up with incentives to spur sales

  • Date: 30-03-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: China Daily

Local authorities in a growing number of Chinese cities are offering subsidies and increasing the number of available license plates to encourage vehicle purchases in the country.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Says Applied For Permission To Conduct Limited Smelting Operations At Impala Rustenburg

Impala Group has applied for permission to conduct limited smelting operations at Impala Rustenburg.

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ESKOM: Zimbabwe Pays Off Debt to Eskom, Energy Minister Says

  • Date: 30-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe has paid the the $33 million debt it owed to South Africa’s Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., the country’s energy minister said.

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ESKOM: Eskom commits to keeping the lights on during SA lockdown

  • Date: 30-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Mining Review

Eskom recognises the gravity of the recent outbreak of Covid-19, and the difficulties the country will have to endure in our endeavours to arrest the spread of the pandemic.

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OEM: Faurecia drops its financial guidance; says China business normalizingPRINT

  • Date: 27-03-20
  • Category: OEM
  • Source: Auto News

PARIS -- Faurecia abandoned its financial guidance, due to the hit to its business caused by the coronavirus crisis.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum updates response to South Africa’s COVID-19 measures

  • Date: 27-03-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Anglo American Platinum

In line with South African government regulations, Anglo American Platinum has assessed the ability to continue some operations on a reduced basis. Subject to further planning, mining operations at the open- pit Mogalakwena mine, and at the mechanised Mototolo mine may continue on a reduced basis.

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