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PGM: Platinum group metals in pole position to benefit from global decarbonisation thrust

  • Date: 01-07-20
  • Category: PGM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

A multiplicity of global announcements are emerging daily that inextricably link platinum-catalysed hydrogen fuel cells as well as platinum-catalysed hydrogen electrolysers to the rampant acceptance of green hydrogen as the next universal energy carrier that will provide decarbonised mobility, stationary power and combined heat and power.

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EMISSIONS: Europe's automakers likely to meet this year's CO2 targets

  • Date: 01-07-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ICCT

Among the manufacturer pools well in reach of their 2020 target, Toyota-Mazda and PSA-Opel stand out by hardly selling any, in the case of Toyota-Mazda, or comparably few, in the case of PSA-Opel, electric vehicles.

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HYDROGEN: S. Korea aims to foster 1,000 hydrogen-related firms by 2040

  • Date: 01-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Korea Herald

South Korea said Wednesday it will foster 1,000 businesses in the hydrogen industry over the next 20 years in its latest push to nurture a hydrogen-based ecosystem and related economy.

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HYDROGEN: Is the hydrogen tech 'revolution' hope or hype?

  • Date: 01-07-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: BBC

In his speech on the planned economic recovery, the prime minister said hydrogen technology is an area where the UK leads the world. He hopes it’ll create clean jobs in the future. But is the hydrogen revolution hope or hype?

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PGM PROJECTS: Feds start Twin Metals environmental review

  • Date: 30-06-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Duluth News Tribune

The move comes just weeks after the Department of Natural Resources said the Twin Metals proposal was "incomplete."

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AUTO SALES: UK rules out post-lockdown incentives to boost car sales

  • Date: 30-06-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

LONDON -- The British government will not offer a sales stimulus program to boost new-car sales hit by the coronavirus pandemic but the auto industry is hopeful the authorities will offer financial support if sales are impacted in the longer term.

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PGM PROJECTS: Rostec participates in consortium to develop palladium, platinum deposit

MURMANSK, June 30. /TASS/. A consortium, which includes state-run Rostec, is working on papers to begin development of the Fedorova Tundra deposit of palladium and platinum in the Murmansk Region, Governor Andrei Chibis told local legislators in the report on the government’s performance in 2019.

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CHROME: Covid-19 hampers the Pouroulis family's search for chrome buyers

  • Date: 30-06-20
  • Category: CHROME
  • Source: African Intelligence

The family of mining and oil magnate Adonis Pouroulis has seen the coronavirus pandemic delay the start of production at its new mine in Zimbabwe and hamper its efforts to conclude ore offtake contracts. [...] (390 words)

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