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EMISSIONS: Singapore aims to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040

  • Date: 18-02-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore aims to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, making a bigger bet on electric cars as part of its efforts to cut greenhouse gases and fight climate change, the finance minister said on Tuesday.

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RESIGNATION: Griffith to quit Anglo after riding a crest of success

JOHANNESBURG – Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) chief executive Chris Griffith on Monday shocked the market when he announced that he would step down in April, seven years after being at the helm of the company that has gone from loss-making to being drunk with cash.

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ESKOM: South Africa's Eskom needs cash injection to avoid debt crisis - CEO

  • Date: 18-02-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Reuters

CAPE TOWN, Feb 18 (Reuters) - South Africa’s ailing power utility Eskom urgently needs more cash to stabilise its ballooning debt pile with the funds coming from a rise in tariffs or new equity, new chief executive Andre de Ruyter told lawmakers on Tuesday.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Coarse Particle Rejection trial plant set for Anglo’s Mogalakwena North platinum concentrator

  • Date: 18-02-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: International Mining

A major focus in Anglo American’s FutureSmart Mining approach to innovation and sustainability has been so called Coarse Particle Recovery (or Rejection depending on how it is used) using flotation. CPR essentially allows the flotation of particles at sizes two to three times larger than normal which can achieve significant gangue rejection ahead of primary flotation. In its 2019 results, Anglo Platinum has stated that a new CPR trial plant is to be built at the Mogalakwena North platinum concen

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PGM PRODUCERS: Record-performing Amplats applying for 75 MW solar power at Mogalakwena

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Anglo American, which has reported record safety, record financials and the highest dividend in 15 years, has submitted an application to be allowed to self-generate 75 MW of solar power at its Mogalakwena mine where the world’s largest hydrogen fuel cell haul truck is being developed.

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ESKOM: Amplats shows the effects of Eskom blackouts

  • Date: 17-02-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Live

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) gave an insight into what the devastation Eskom is causing for not just companies but the state as rolling blackouts become a factor of life.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye swings to big profit on the crest of strong metal prices

JOHANNESBURG - Sibanye - Stillwater on Friday reported that it had swung to a R433 million* ($30m) profit in the year ended December 2019 compared to a R2.5 billion ($191m) loss in 2018 on the windfall from strong metal prices.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sylvania Platinum Going Strongly As CEO McConnachie Steps Down

(Alliance News) - Sylvania Platinum Ltd on Monday reported the departure of long-serving boss Terry McConnachie after an "excellent" first half.

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