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EMISSIONS: France creates agency to detect emissions fraud

  • Date: 18-06-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

PARIS -- France has created a new transport inspection agency to help detect emissions fraud, following an EU directive issued in the wake of Volkswagen Group's diesel scandal.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Lyft commits to 100% EVs by 2030

Ridesharing company Lyft—in collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund—has commited to reach 100% electric vehicles on the Lyft platform by 2030. By working with drivers to transition to electric vehicles, we have the potential to avoid tens of millions of metric tons of GHG emissions to the atmosphere and to reduce gasoline consumption by more than a billion gallons over the next decade.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: For Uber drivers, EVs are cheaper to run than latest diesels in many European capitals - new cost analysis

Electric cars are becoming an attractive business proposition for high-mileage vehicle operators like Uber in key EU capitals such as Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Lisbon, a new study by research and campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E) revealed today.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Amplats will take a year to work through inventory as it embarks on slow recovery

ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) said an inventory build-up related to the failure of its processing facilities in Rustenburg could take the best part of a year to clear.

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PGM PROJECTS: Implats elects not to exercise its option to increase its stake in the Waterberg Project

  • Date: 17-06-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Impala Platinum

Implats refers to its SENS announcement of 16 October 2017, regarding its strategic investment in the Waterberg Development Project and its right to acquire majority ownership in the project through the exercise of a sale and subscription option following completion of a definitive feasibility study. The Board of Implats has elected not to exercise the current option arrangement to acquire up to 50.1% from the joint venture partners. Implats will, however, retain its 15% ownership in the project.

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PGM PROJECTS: Implats reiterates support for Waterberg project as 15% shareholder

  • Date: 17-06-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Implats, which on Wednesday reiterated its support for the Waterberg development project and its joint venture (JV) partners, also expressed its intention to remain an active participant in the project at its current 15% shareholding level.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater may delay reinstatement of dividend whilst economics unsettled

SIBANYE-Stillwater may keep shareholders waiting until after its interim results announcement in August before reinstating the dividend owing to the disruption posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, said CEO Neal Froneman.

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PGM PROJECTS: Generation Mining begins MT surveys on the Marathon Palladium Property

  • Date: 17-06-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Globe Newswire

TORONTO, June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Generation Mining Limited (CSE:GENM) (“Gen Mining” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the engagement of Quantec Geoscience Limited to complete a Spartan Magnetotelluric (MT) geophysical survey over portions of the Company’s Marathon Property. The survey will be targeting down dip extensions to palladium enrichment zones at the W-Horizon as well as the large, high velocity seismic anomaly near the Sally Deposit. 

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