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LITHIUM: Ganfeng to wrap up Bacanora investment approvals in ‘coming weeks’

  • Date: 20-08-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

China’s Ganfeng Lithium has expressed its commitment to supporting the financing of the Sonora project that London-traded Bacanora Lithium is advancing in Mexico.

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EMISSIONS: Greenpeace Says South Africa Is No. 2 Sulfur Dioxide Hotspot

  • Date: 19-08-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

The area around coal-fired plants owned by South Africa’s state power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. ranks as the world’s second-largest hotspot of sulfur dioxide emissions, according to Greenpeace.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Amplats streamlines health and safety

Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats) Mogalakwena Complex near Mokopane in Limpopo province has deployed numerous business improvement initiatives over the years to reduce costs to among the lowest in the world.

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ACQUISITIONS: North American Palladium Acquires a 51% Interest in the Sunday Lake PGM Project`

  • Date: 19-08-19
  • Category: ACQUISITIONS
  • Source: Globe News Wire

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Palladium Ltd. ("NAP" or the "Company") (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF) is pleased to announce that the Company has vested a 51% interest in the Sunday Lake Project (the “Project”). The decision to elect to continue investing in this platinum group metal (PGM) property was supported by encouraging drilling results from the PGM Zone, including the best intersection reported to date (41.2 m grading 3.22 g/t Pt, 2.08 g/t Pd and 0.21 g/t Au...

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AUTO SALES: Action needed to boost China car sales - CAAM

  • Date: 19-08-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

As worries grow over China's economic slowdown and adverse consequences for the automotive sector, China's automotive trade association has called for more action to boost market demand.

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OIL: U.K. Oil Refineries Would Face Severe Pressure in No-Deal Brexit

  • Date: 19-08-19
  • Category: OIL
  • Source: Bloomberg

The UK's oil refineries would be a a severe competitive disadvantage if Britain exits the EU without a deal and tariffs were imposed on its gasoline exports, according to an industry group.

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ZIMBABWE: Zim eyes 400MW from Mozambique

  • Date: 18-08-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Sunday Mail

GOVERNMENT will this week dispatch a high-powered team of experts to Mozambique to negotiate for more electricity imports from Hydro Cahora Bassa as authorities continue putting in place measures to improve power supply and avert rolling blackouts.

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ESKOM: Eskom death spiral of debt continues

  • Date: 18-08-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: My Broadband

Eskom “urgently” needs to borrow R10 billion to pay for a clean energy project, or face penalties on its World Bank loan, stated the City Press.

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