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Liberty House seeks to acquire Rio Tinto’s aluminum smelter in France Liberty House, the industrial arm of Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, had made a binding offer to acquire Rio Tinto’s Aluminium Dunkerque aluminum smelter located in Dunkirk, France, for $500m. Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

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Carbon

Terna, Stanford University team up to drive energy transition forward
Terna is participating in the Bits&Watts research program, promoted by the Precourt Institute of Energy at Stanford University, to develop solutions for the decarboniation of the electricity sector.
Power Distribution > Utilities Network > News
Battelle completes CO2 storage project at Mountaineer power plant in US
Battelle has completed 15-yeAR CO2 storage project at Mountaineer power plant, which is located in West Virginia, US.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Coal

Lighthouse sues Washington State for denying permit to build coal export terminal in US
By EBR Staff Writer
Coal mining company Lighthouse Resources filed a lawsuit in federal court against Washington State for denying a permit to build a coal export terminal.
Mining & Commodities > Coal > News
South32 plans to spin off South African coal unit
By EBR Staff Writer
Australian mining company, South32 is planning to spin off its South Africa Energy Coal (SAEC) business and run it as a stand-alone unit from April 2018.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

Minerals & Materials

Classic Minerals begins diamond drilling at Forrestania gold project in Western Australia
Gold exploration and development company Classic Minerals has commenced orientated diamond drilling at the Lady Magdalene deposit as part of the Phase 3 drilling program at its Forrestania Gold Project (FGP) in Western Australia.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
Rio Tinto plans to extend operations at Vaudreuil alumina refinery in Canada
Rio Tinto is planning to invest C$250m to extend operations at the Vaudreuil alumina refinery, in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

Nuclear Fuels

Deep Yellow begins drilling program at Reptile Project in Namibia
Deep Yellow Limited (Deep Yellow) has advised that a 10,000m RC drilling program commenced on the Reptile Project within EPLs 3496 and 3497.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News
Areva Resources to begin diamond drill program at Preston uranium property in Canada
Skyharbour Resources has announced that its option partner Areva Resources Canada will be commencing a planned 4,500m diamond drill program at the Preston Uranium Project.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News