Keyword: "fuel"

Mining News Pro - South Africa is banking on a rejuvenation of its flagging mining industry to help counter the economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus and a lockdown that was imposed to curb its spread.

Mining News Pro - The $2.1-billion environmental damage that Russia has claimed from major Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) for a fuel spill in the Arctic indicates growing environmental, social and governance (ESG) financial exposure of commodity companies operating in the emerging markets, says Fitch Ratings.

Mining News Pro - BHP has awarded the world’s first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carrier tender for the company’s chartered vessels along the Western Australia to China route.

Mining News Pro - Commenting on the arrival of Total’s oil and gas drill rig DeepSea Stavanger in Cape Town on August 12, environmental organisation Greenpeace Africa says the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy “needs to get its story straight”.

Mining News Pro - If the world economy fails to recover rapidly from the Covid-19 crisis and if efforts to curb emissions are moderately accelerated, it is possible that global fossil-fuel demand peaked in 2019, a new Boston Consulting Group (BCG) analysis shows.

Mining News Pro - Uranium and rare earths elements (REE) company Energy Fuels CEO Mark Chalmers is optimistic that the proposed $1.5-billion to create a US uranium reserve will be funded and implemented, despite sometimes “slow and uneven” progress in the government.

Mining News Pro - Researchers have demonstrated that curium can be manipulated to a degree where it may pave the way for new strategies to recycle nuclear fuel and improve the long-term storage of radioactive elements.

Mining News Pro - Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel reported that a pipeline belonging to Norilsktransgaz, which is part of the Norilsk Nickel Group, depressurized during the transfer of aviation fuel in the vicinity of ​​the village of Tukhard, located on the Gydanskii tundra.

Mining News Pro - As much of Europe prepares for a rapid green energy transition as part of the region`s Covid-19 recovery strategy, Germany, in particular, could be the gamechanger that makes widespread adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in Europe a reality, says the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC).

Mining News Pro - Russia’s safety watchdog on Friday ordered a power unit of mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) to suspend operations at six facilities for 90 days for violating safety rules, following a fuel spill in the Arctic.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American Plc is advancing plans to convert its fleet of giant diesel-fueled mine trucks to hydrogen power as the company seeks to burnish its green credentials.

Mining News Pro - A souring relationship with Australia and iron ore supply shocks in Brazil may reignite China’s ambitions to reduce its dependence on major overseas producers for the material critical to its giant steel industry.

Mining News Pro - Clean-up costs for the fuel spill that took place in late May at Nornickel’s Heat and Power Plant № 3 near Norilsk, in north-central Russia, add up to $150 million, according to information released by the company this week.

Mining News Pro - Russia’s Vice-minister for Emergencies, Alexandr Chupriyan, expressed gratitude to the countries that have offered to help with the fuel spill in Siberia in which 20,000 tons of diesel leaked from a reservoir owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC.

Mining News Pro - Colorado-based Energy Fuels (TSX: EFR) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire from GeoInstruments Logging all of its Prompt Fission Neutron (PFN) technology and equipment, including all of its related intellectual property.

Mining News Pro - A slide in copper demand as much of the world`s manufacturing sector is disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak is expected to fuel a surplus this year of up to a million tonnes in what was expected to be a balanced market.

Mining News Pro - A research team from the Tokyo Institute of Technology created the first visible-light photoanode made of titanium dioxide or TiO2 enhanced with cobalt. The anode is a key element needed to achieve affordable water splitting to produce hydrogen, a clean alternative to fossil fuel.

Mining News Pro - Researchers at Wake Forest University in North Carolina are using silver diphosphide (AgP2) as a novel catalyst that takes carbon dioxide pollution from manufacturing plants and transforms it into a material called syngas, from which the liquid fuel used in manufacturing is made.

Mining News Pro - Coal consumption is set to rise in the coming years as growing demand for electricity in developing countries outpaces a shift to cleaner sources of electricity in industrialized nations.

Mining News Pro - Coal consumption is set to rise in the coming years as growing demand for electricity in developing countries outpaces a shift to cleaner sources of electricity in industrialized nations.