newszine

Trump warns of more Iran sanctions with fewer targets remaining

16 hours ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Trump warns of more Iran sanctions with fewer targets remaining
By Saleha Mohsin and Ladane Nasseri on 6/24/2019 WASHINGTON and DUBAI (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is threatening Iran with additional sanctions on Monday, but there’s not much left for the U.S. to target because most of the Islamic Republic’s economy has been crippled by earlier penalties. The U.S. is already sanctioning significant sectors including Read More

Boris Johnson’s full fibre plan needs more detail says industry

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Boris Johnson’s full fibre plan needs more detail says industry
Broadband infrastructure providers want more detail from Boris Johnson after he pledged to accelerate the UK’s roll-out of “full-fibre” internet connection. The front-runner in the Conservative Party leadership contest has written that he wants the super-fast service to be available “for all by 2025”. That would be eight years ahead of the government’s current goal. Read More

Scientists MELT satellite in plasma wind tunnel to study space debris destruction

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Scientists MELT satellite in plasma wind tunnel to study space debris destruction
European Space Agency researchers melted one of the densest parts of an Earth-orbiting satellites into vapor as part of their quest to find better methods of protecting people from falling space debris. The team recreated the intense conditions objects face when entering Earth’s atmosphere, by placing the satellite into a hypersonic plasma wind tunnel at Read More

No hard stuff: London Metal Exchange bans traders from boozing during work hours

1 week ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on No hard stuff: London Metal Exchange bans traders from boozing during work hours
In an attempt to improve the image of its industry, the world’s largest metals bourse, the London Metal Exchange (LME), is planning to enforce an official ban on alcohol consumption for its floor traders during their working day. The exchange expects its dealers to pursue a zero-tolerance policy towards alcohol, as they are in charge Read More

KKR to sell Korea-based KCFT to SK Group affiliate for $1 billion

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on KKR to sell Korea-based KCFT to SK Group affiliate for $1 billion
Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. private equity investor KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is selling Korea-based KCF Technologies (KCFT) to SKC, an affiliate of Read More

Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum – sources

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum – sources
LUSAKA/LONDON/TORONTO (Reuters) – Zambia has no plans to seize the assets of Quantum Minerals Ltd and the copper producer intends to stay in the country despite the government’s move to wrest control of a rival miner, government and industry sources told Reuters. First Quantum Minerals Chairman, CEO and Director Philip Pascall speaks during their annual Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit’s dispute over Montana Superfund site

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit’s dispute over Montana Superfund site
FILE PHOTO: People wait in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the orders being issued, in Washington, U.S. March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private Read More

China May copper imports fall 10.9% on prior month: customs

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on China May copper imports fall 10.9% on prior month: customs
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s unwrought copper imports fell 10.9% from the previous month to 361,000 tonnes in May, according to official customs data, in a bearish sign for economic growth in the world’s top consumer of the metal. Trucks carrying copper and other goods are seen waiting to enter an area of the Shanghai Free Read More