London copper price hits two-month low on strong dollar

London copper price hits two-month low on strong dollar

A worker checks copper wires at Truong Phu cable factory in northern Hai Duong province, outside Hanoi, Vietnam August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Kham Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 26 (Reuters) – London copper prices hit a more than two-month low on Monday, as a stronger dollar made greenback-priced metals more expensive … Read more

Ban on gas fracking in England lifted in push for energy independence

Ban on gas fracking in England lifted in push for energy independence

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Britain pushing to increase domestic energy supply Moratorium has been in place since 2019 More research needed to assess risk of tremors BGS survey says challenges remain on predicting impact LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday formally lifted a moratorium on fracking for shale … Read more

Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register More lives lost in nearly two-year conflict TPLF says Eritrean troops return to the war Hospital lacks oxygen, medicines for wounded NAIROBI, Sept 14 (Reuters) – A second day of air strikes against the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed 10 people on Wednesday, hospital … Read more

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to push more government dollars to the U.S. biotechnology industry, as he promoted his initiative to create new treatments and cut the death rate from cancer. Cancer “doesn’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat,” … Read more

Powerful quake hits Papua New Guinea, at least 4 dead

Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 11 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck eastern Papua New Guinea on Sunday killing at least four people, injuring others and damaging property and essential infrastructure. The quake hit about 67 km east of Kainantu and 80 kms north-west of Lae in the … Read more

Tesla considering lithium refinery in Texas, seeks tax relief

Tesla considering lithium refinery in Texas, seeks tax relief

The TESLA logo is seen outside a dealership in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 9 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is considering setting up a lithium refinery on the gulf coast of Texas, as it looks to … Read more

Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

A representations of cryptocurrency Ethereum is seen in front of a stock graph and U.S. dollar in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 9 (Reuters) – Ethereum, the blockchain that underpins the world’s second-largest crypto token ether, will soon undergo a major … Read more

EXCLUSIVE EU, U.S. step up Russian aluminium, nickel imports since Ukraine war

EXCLUSIVE EU, U.S. step up Russian aluminium, nickel imports since Ukraine war

Aluminium blocks are seen in Wagner Automotiv industry in Gradacac, Bosnia and Herzegovina February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU, U.S. largely spared Russian metals sector from sanctions EU lifts Russian aluminium imports by 13% in March-June U.S. shipments of Russian nickel soar 70% in March-June … Read more

S.Korea braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon, businesses curb operations

S.Korea braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon, businesses curb operations

A woman makes her way in strong winds brought by Typhoon Hinnamnor in Naha, Okinawa prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on September 4, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Typhoon Hinnamnor neared South Korea on Monday, forcing flight cancellations, … Read more

Honda Motor, LG Energy to build $4.4 bln U.S. EV battery plant

Honda Motor, LG Energy to build .4 bln U.S. EV battery plant

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Japan’s Honda Motor Co (7267.T) will build a new $4.4 billion lithium-ion battery plant for electric vehicles in the United States with Korean battery supplier LG Energy Solution Ltd (373220.KS), the two companies said on Monday. Battery makers are looking to increase production in the U.S. where a shift toward … Read more