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coal

Asian banks show opposition to funding coal power

According to The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), Asian banks are now adding to the growing number of financial institutions and governments exiting coal – a number now at 112 banks.
world gold council

Commodity outlook: factors to influence gold in 2019

The World Gold Council anticipates that key factors that drove gold in the second half of 2018 will continue to hold sway over the market in 2019.
armadale

Vedanta Resources confirms US$1.2 billion investment in South Africa

Vedanta has confirmed its commitment to invest an additional US$1.2 billion in South Africa following its previous investment worth US$400 million.
vibramech

Vibramech: an integral supplier to the diamond processing industry

Vibramech has been supplying its vibrating equipment to the African diamond processing industry for more than three decades.
pollution

Air pollution: The top 10 saints and sinners

Ambient air pollution accounts for an estimated 4.2 million deaths per year due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases.
gold

Global gold demand trends for Q3, 2018

Gold demand was 964.3 t in Q3, just 6.2 t higher y-o-y. Robust central bank buying and a 13% rise in consumer demand offset large ETF outflows.
open mineral

Crunch time coming for minerals supply as economic powerhouses drive demand

China will remain a key driver of global commodity demand but India and Indonesia will put added pressure on minerals supply.
Gold

BRICS Gold: A new model for multilateral cooperation

The first-ever industrial PPP investment project undertaken by partners from all BRICS member states has been pioneered in the gold mining sector.
zinc

Global overview – Zinc deficit to persist until 2022

The global refined zinc market will remain in deficit over the coming years, supported by modest demand growth and continued ore undersupply.
zinc

Global zinc production to ramp up in 2018

Global mined zinc production will ramp up in 2018, as strong zinc prices prompt miners to bring idled capacity back online. Fitch Group company...

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