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ESKOM: Eskom says all load shedding suspended for now

  • Date: 15-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Citizen

On Sunday at noon, Eskom suspended all load shedding. It’s not clear if the rolling blackouts will resume on Monday.

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COVID-19: Put clean energy at the heart of stimulus plans to counter the coronavirus crisis

  • Date: 14-03-20
  • Category: COVID-19
  • Source: IEA

The coronavirus is turning into an unprecedented international crisis, with serious repercussions for people’s health and economic activity

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EMISSIONS: By 2024, Paris passenger cars NOx emissions could drop by up to 87%

  • Date: 13-03-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: True Initiative

By 2024, Paris passenger cars NOX emissions could drop by up to 87% compared to 2016 levels, if the draft schedule for tightening the low-emission zone across the greater Paris region goes ahead according to a new report by ICCT for the TRUE Initiative, launched today, 13 March.

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COVID-19: Will consumers in China shop after viral epidemic?

  • Date: 13-03-20
  • Category: COVID-19
  • Source: Auto News

SHANGHAI – For nearly two months now, China residents have confined themselves to homes or workplaces for fear of catching the coronavirus.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Modikwa JV to continue delivering metal to Amplats plant despite shutdown

JSE-listed African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) on Thursday confirmed it was engaging with fellow-listed Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) Rustenburg Platinum Mines (RPM) subsidiary to mitigate the negative impact on cash flow owing to possible payment delays.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Implats boss describes AMCU’s under-fire Mathunjwa “extraordinary business partner”

IMPALA Platinum (Implats) CEO, Nico Muller, was the latest platinum group metal (PGM) executive to strike a conciliatory note in respect of Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) which has long duelled with gold and PGM companies on wages and working conditions.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: VW does not expect China slowdown to disrupt its global supply chain

FRANKFURT - Volkswagen Group does not expect supply bottlenecks from China to disrupt the its global production network, a senior China manager at the automaker told Reuters on Thursday.

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AUTO SALES: China Car Market Probably Reached Bottom Last Month, Group Says

  • Date: 12-03-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Industry to return to ‘normal level’ in third quarter: CAAM. Group calls for policies to support industry hit by virus.

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