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Norilsk Nickel to allocate 2 bln rubles to support indigenous people of North in Taimyr - A.Grachev

Part of the funds is planned to be allocated through the "World of New Opportunities" program, another part will be assigned through public organizations of the Small Indigenous Peoples of the North.

Over the next five years, Norilsk Nickel will allocate 2 billion rubles to support the Small Indigenous Peoples of the North in the Taimyr Peninsula.…

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As EV vehicles hit a crossroads, cutting out cobalt has never been more urgent

Despite the pandemic, one industry – electric vehicles (EVs) – is enjoying both major investments and heightened demand driven by climate-focused regulations. While carmakers like Volkswagen pour billions into the Chinese market, California Governor Gavin Newsom has followed European leads by banning gas-powered cars from 2035 in America’s largest…

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Barrick appoints local security firm in Tanzania

NYSE- and TSX-listed Barrick Gold has appointed Nguvu Moja Security Services (NMSS) to assist in ensuring the safety of employees at its gold mines in Tanzania.

The Tanzanian-owned and -managed firm is replacing an international security firm on site.

Barrick says the firm is already active at the North Mara operations, but will also be fully…

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Chinese Invade Hwange National Park to Mine for Coal

Two Chinese companies are reportedly exploring for coal in the protected Hwange National Park, raising concerns from wildlife activists.

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) rangers reportedly arrested some Chinese nationals inside the game park after finding doing some drilling.

The parks rangers handed them over to police…

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Glencore puts entire stake in Mopani on the table in talks with Zambia -sources

Glencore will likely sell its entire 73.1% stake in Zambia’s Mopani Copper Mines to the government’s mining investment arm ZCCM-IH rather than becoming a minority stakeholder, two sources with direct knowledge told Reuters.

Zambia and Swiss-based Glencore are at “cross purposes” over Mopani, Zambian Mines Minister Richard Musukwa had said on…

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