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LITHIUM: Altura Shipping and Operations Update

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Altura Mining

Altura is pleased to provide an update on operations, marketing and sales from its flagship Altura Lithium Project located at Pilgangoora in Western Australia.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: AMCU inks R14,000 deal with Siyanda

The association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has signed a wage agreement with Rustenburg-based Siyanda Bakgalta Platinum Mine, which will see miners paid a basic wage of R14,309/month in the third year of a three-year agreement.

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EMISSIONS: Gestamp urges common sense CO2 targets

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Just Auto

Ever-tighter CO2 targets from the European Commission (EC) require a degree of "common sense," says Gestamp as Brussels shows no sign of easing its focus on emissions reduction.

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AUTO NEWS: Japan played a hidden role in breakdown of Fiat Chrysler, Renault deal

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: AUTO NEWS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

TOKYO/PARIS -- The Japanese government played a role in the breakdown of merger talks between Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles earlier this month, weighing in with concerns that the combination could harm Nissan, people familiar with the matter said.

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LITHIUM: Toyota Tsusho to wait on EV market before upping lithium investment

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Reuters

NAGOYA, Japan, June 21 (Reuters) - Toyota Tsusho Corp , one of the world’s biggest lithium producers, said on Friday it would take at least two more years to properly gauge the global electric vehicle (EV) market’s direction before deciding whether to further expand supply.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Ramaphosa's Old Union Seeks S. Africa Platinum Mine Comeback

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- The National Union of Mineworkers, which dominated organized labor across South Africa’s platinum belt until the massacre at Lonmin Plc’s Marikana mine in 2012, is plotting a comeback.

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ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe may be plunged into total darkness

  • Date: 21-06-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: ENCA

The state-owned power utility is struggling to pay a debt of more than US$40million - over R580m to Eskom.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Amplats faces pay hike battle

JOHANNESBURG - The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) yesterday tabled a 15 percent monthly pay increase at Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) as wage negotiation season kicked off this month.

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