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Webinar analyzes Chile’s plans to lower Concentrated Solar Power costs to US$ 50 per MWh

Chile has the best solar resources on Earth, making it an ideal spot for Concentrated Solar Power. Yet, the country remains highly dependent on fossil fuels, 90% of which must be imported. This situation leaves Chile dangerously exposed to oil and gas price fluctuations, and subject to the whims of energy rich neighbors, which are not always reliable. read more

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Lithium Market Becoming More Reliant on Batteries for Continued Strong Demand Growth

Rise in Consumption and Future Demand Driven by Lithium-ion Batteries read more

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Africa can adhere to responsible, AMV-compliant mining practices

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Key players in the mining sector attending an industry partnership meetingfor Mining and Metals session organized by the World Economic Forum and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have underscored that the window of opportunity provided by rising commodity prices must correspond to a rise in revenues for African governments by equal measure. Held on 8 May, the session was aimed at examining how the Africa Mining Vision and its goal of facilitating transparent, equitable and optimal exploitation of mineral resources to underpin broad-based sustainable growth and socio-economic developmentcan be translated into national mining visions, developed from a fully transparent and inclusive process
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Aggreko and Shanduka Recognised for Delivering Africa’s Best Fast Track Power Project

The power project has been awarded at the Africa Energy Awards read more

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U.S. Exports Reach $182.6 Billion in November

Exports Up 38.7 Percent Since 2009

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States exported $182.6 billion in goods and services in November 2012, according to data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department. read more

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March Toward Economic Freedom Stalls With Only Two Regions Improving, 19th Index Of Economic Freedom Shows

Hong Kong and Singapore top Index; United States remains 10th read more

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U.S. Exports Reach $180.5 Billion in October

WASHINGTON, Dec., 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States exported $180.5 billion in goods and services in October 2012, according to data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department. read more

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Credit Suisse: Global household wealth falls 5.2% to USD 223 trillion, with Eurozone crisis as backdrop

 

Europe loses about USD 10.9 trillion of household assets, while Asia Pacific sheds 1.4 trillion read more

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Report slams SA government’s conduct

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A new report declares that the South African government is incompetent. read more

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