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PGM PROJECTS: PTM to raise $2m for Waterberg project

  • Date: 03-06-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) plans to undertake a private placement to raise $2-million, through the sale of about 1.4-million shares at $1.40 apiece.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum shuts unit at processing plant

JOHANNESBURG, June 3 (Reuters) - Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Wednesday that it had closed the Phase B unit of its Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) after detecting a water leak in the high-pressure cooling section.

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HYDROGEN: Asian countries accelerate hydrogen plans with policies and projects

  • Date: 01-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region, such as India, Japan, South Korea, China and Australia, are planning to set up projects as well as speed up policy formulation, as they step up efforts to make hydrogen a part of their energy mix.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Is Trying to Salvage Its Bruised Electric-Car Industry

China is quietly reinforcing its car industry, pushing a range of support measures and levers to help salvage its world-leading push into electric vehicles.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Sibanye-Stillwater takes surgical approach to closures as COVID-19 infections rise to 65

THE Minerals Council South Africa warned a rise in positive cases of COVID-19 was inevitable on the country’s mines and so it has come to pass with Sibanye-Stillwater adding its name to the list.

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AUTO SALES: Automakers disappointed by EU's recovery program

  • Date: 28-05-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

Automakers criticized Europe's 750 billion-euro ($827 billion) fiscal stimulus package for not outlining how the region's auto industry will be helped to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused vehicles sales to collapse to historic lows.

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FUEL EFFICIENCY: 23 states sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency rollback

WASHINGTON -- A group of 23 U.S. states led by California, the District of Columbia and four major cities are filing suit Wednesday to challenge a Trump administration decision to weaken Obama administration fuel efficiency standards.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: France's new $13,000 EV incentive is the most generous in Europe

PARIS -- The French government has announced plans to offer some of the most generous incentives of any country to buy an electric vehicle. Buyers could be eligible to receive up to 12,000 euros ($13,150).

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