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AUTO SALES: New evidence: Carmaker holding back EV sales to maximise SUV-fueled profits

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Transport Environment

Kia Motors dealers in Spain are not allowed to sell pure battery electric cars or plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) until the first day of next year under new management instructions.

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DIESEL: Shanghai to phase out lower-end diesel trucks by 2022

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Auto News

The municipal government of Shanghai, China's financial capital, is aiming to remove some 120,000 lower-end diesel-powered trucks in operation by 2022 to help cut air pollution, according to a report on the central government's website on Monday.

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PGM PROJECTS: Wesizwe making progress at Bakubung

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Development at Wesizwe Platinum’s Bakubung platinum mine, near Rustenburg, is continuing in line with a new business plan that sets out the commissioning of a smaller mine with a process plant to produce and treat one-million tonnes a year by the third quarter of 2020.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Sibanye-Stillwater, AMCU platinum wage talks go to CCMA as pact proves elusive

THE Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) has taken a dispute with Sibanye-Stillwater over a wage deal to the Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American leads the way for Responsible Mining

Anglo American's Unki platinum mine in Zimbabwe is the first to publicly commit to be independently audited against the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance’s (IRMA) ‘Standard for Responsible Mining’.

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ESKOM: Large-scale battery storage tender opportunity, Eskom

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: ESI Africa

South Africa’s utility Eskom has announced that it will soon release a new tender for a 1.4 gigawatt-hours battery storage project.

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ESKOM: October is deadline for Eskom with CEO, rescue plan awaited

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Debt-laden South African power utility Eskom Holdings has narrowed its search for a new chief executive officer as the government finalizes a plan to rescue the business.

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CHROME: Noront secures site for ferrochrome plant to service Ring of Fire deposits

  • Date: 30-09-19
  • Category: CHROME
  • Source: Mining Weekly

TSX-V-listed Noront Resources has secured a property in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, to build and operate a ferrochrome production facility to service its chromite deposits in the emerging metals camp known as the Ring of Fire.

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