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Palladium boom gives South African miners only temporary reprieve

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LONDON (Reuters) – A surge in palladium prices has thrown struggling South African mining companies a lifeline. But it may not be enough. FILE PHOTO: Ingots of 99.97 percent pure palladium are stored at a plant owned by Krastsvetmet, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of non-ferrous metals, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Read More

Mystery surrounding strange yellow glass adornment of King Tut finally cracked

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Planetary scientists have finally unraveled the 100-year-old mystery surrounding a piece of yellow glass used as a scarab centerpiece in iconic jewelry created for the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. The nearly-pure silica, canary yellow stone was used as part of King Tut’s Pectoral. The large breastplate is decorated in gold, silver and various jewels centered Read More

Clean & honest broker lacking colonial baggage: Russia investing in Africa’s huge energy potential

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Africa’s economic potential is enormous: the continent contains significant mineral and energy deposits, a young and growing population, and an underdeveloped energy sector desperately in need of investment. Approximately 640 million people, or two-thirds of the entire populace, don’t have access to electricity. According to the African Development Bank, energy poverty reduces GDP growth by Read More

NXT Energy Solutions Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (“NXT” or the “Company”) (TSX:SFD; OTC QB:NSFDF) today announced the Company’s financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.  All dollar amounts herein are in Canadian Dollars.  Q1 Financial and Operating Highlights Key financial and operational highlights for the first Read More

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch ‘Loop’ test in Paris to tackle waste

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PARIS (Reuters) – French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their ‘Loop’ initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to destroy the environment. FILE PHOTO: A Carrefour logo is seen on a Carrefour Hypermarket store in Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Read More

Strad Announces First Quarter Results & Director Appointment

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NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES (“U.S.”) The news release contains “forward-looking information and statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. For full disclosure of the forward-looking information and statements and the risks to which they are subject, see the “Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information Read More

Freehold Royalties Ltd. Announces First Quarter Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freehold Royalties Ltd. (Freehold) (TSX:FRU) announced first quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2019. RESULTS AT A GLANCE Three Months Ended March 31 FINANCIAL ($000s, except as noted) 2019 2018 Change Royalty and other revenue 35,609 39,157 -9 % Net Income (loss) (7,079 ) 4,423 Read More

Russia’s diamond titan Alrosa recovers giant gem-quality stone in Far North

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The world’s largest diamond miner by volume, Russia’s Alrosa, has revealed a huge light yellow rough diamond weighing almost 118.91 carats at its deposit in the northeastern region of Yakutia. The precious stone, unearthed earlier this month, is the biggest discovery among the gemstone-quality diamonds at the company’s ‘International’ mine over the past two years. Read More

Tesla solar installations slide 36 percent in first quarter

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported a 36 percent slide in solar installations and said it had implemented a new selling strategy months after ending a partnership to sell the rooftop systems in busy Home Depot stores. In its first-quarter investor letter, Tesla said solar deployments were 47 megawatts during the period, down from Read More

China’s newest oil hotspot is in America’s backyard

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China is ramping up its oil drilling initiative in Cuban waters, using cutting-edge technology to reach deposits that Cubans couldn’t touch. Chinesestate-run news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday that an affiliate of Chinese oil major CNPC, Great Wall Drilling, was drilling for oil off Cuba’s coast as part of a joint venture with state-owned oil firm Read More