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Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector’s main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people. FILE PHOTO: A helmet with a logo of Vale SA is seen in a collapsed tailings dam Read More

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) and Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016. FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines airplane sits on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March Read More

World’s longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

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Dutchman Wiebe Wakker holds a charging cable as he poses with his electric vehicle, the Blue Bandit, after travelling 34 countries to reach Bluff, New Zealand’s most southern tip, in this handout photo released July 19, 2019. Wiebe Wakker/Handout via REUTERS WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an Read More

Spain struggles to regulate renewable energy gold rush

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish authorities fear that a speculative rush threatens to hold back the development of renewable energy, saying coveted rights to connect to the national power grid are being secured with the sole aim of selling them on for a profit. FILE PHOTO: Power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity and a billboard-sized Read More

Petroteq Announces Effectiveness of Form 10 Registration Statement

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Sherman Oaks, CA, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE —Petroteq Energy Inc.(“Petroteq” or the “Company”) (TSXV:PQE;OTC:PQEFF;FSE: PQCF), a fully integrated oil and gas company,announced today that its Form 10 Registration Statement as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission(the “SEC”) became effective on July 12, 2019.  Following the effective date, the Company will be Read More

SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world

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Meet ‘crazy’ tech tycoon Masayoshi Son SoftBank and Toyota want to change the world of transportation through autonomous vehicles and other technologies. The high-profile Japanese companies are forming a joint venture called Monet to develop businesses that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which Read More

Compliance with IMO 2020 likely around 90%-95% in initial years: consultant

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Singapore — Compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur limit for marine fuels will likely settle around 90% or 95% in the initial years after 2020, well above some industry estimates that pointed to compliance of 70%-80% a year ago, a bunker industry veteran and senior partner at 2020 Marine Energy, Adrian Tolson, said Read More

Turkey scoffs at EU rebuke, vows to keep drilling off Cyprus

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By Selcan Hacaoglu on 7/16/2019 ANKARA (Bloomberg) –Turkey rebuffed a set of punitive measures by the European Union and vowed to go ahead with its energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean in a growing dispute with EU member Cyprus. EU foreign ministers on Monday agreed to freeze most high-level contacts with Turkey and cut the Read More

On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

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REHOVOT, Israel (Reuters) – Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the environment and animal welfare. Employees work in a laboratory at Aleph Farms, an Israeli company producing lab-grown steak from cow cells, in Read More

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute

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(Reuters) – The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States’ rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country’s trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Samples of rare earth minerals from left: Cerium Read More