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

Tasmania’s west coast faces boom as mine reopens, but childcare and housing setbacks plague workers

Tasmania’s west coast faces boom as mine reopens, but childcare and housing setbacks plague workers

Bryan Soriano is a stay-at-home dad for nine-month-old Luna. It was the only practical option for his family when his wife returned to work and securing childcare on Tasmania’s west coast was impossible. Key points: The West Coast Council is hoping the reopened Avebury nickel mine near Zeehan can attract new families to the region … Read more

Bazzi – Heaven [Official Music Video] – Bazzi

Bazzi – Heaven [Official Music Video] – Bazzi

Bazzi – Heaven [Official Music Video]  Bazzi

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

Inquest into Gareth Dodunski’s death on Queensland mine site provides his parents ‘some answers’

Inquest into Gareth Dodunski’s death on Queensland mine site provides his parents ‘some answers’

The parents of a drill rig worker who was killed on a remote Queensland mining site are hopeful a coroner’s findings will bring an end to a nine-year battle for answers so they can start to properly grieve their son. Key points: Gareth Dodunski’s father said listening to evidence in the court had been “exhausting” The … Read more

Exploration for fluorspar mine at near Tasmania’s Lake Gairdner putting residents on edge

Exploration for fluorspar mine at near Tasmania’s Lake Gairdner putting residents on edge

Sounds of bleating goats and snorting pigs fill the air if you approach Danielle Mitchell’s property on the shores of Lake Gairdner on a lazy weekend afternoon. She says it is different during the week, however, when drilling rigs are in operation on the hill just beside her property in Tasmania’s north-west. “When they’re moving … 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

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