Rio Tinto shares slump as Serbia pulls plug on its $2.4 bln lithium project

Rio Tinto shares slump as Serbia pulls plug on its .4 bln lithium project

Serbia revokes Rio’s lithium exploration licenses Share prices fall as cancellation seen as major setback Cancellation will mean greater lithium shortage – analyst MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Rio Tinto shares fell on Friday after Serbia revoked its lithium exploration licenses on environmental grounds, hurting the Anglo-Australian miner’s ambition to become the biggest supplier European … Read more

‘This is an end’: Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s lithium project licences

‘This is an end’: Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s lithium project licences

BELGRADE, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Serbia revoked lithium exploration licenses from Rio Tinto (RIO.L) on Thursday, bowing to protesters who opposed the British-Australian mining giant’s development of the project for environmental reasons. Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said the government’s decision followed demands from various environmental groups to halt the $2.4 billion Jadar lithium project … Read more

Australia records highest temperature in 62 years

Australia records highest temperature in 62 years

SINGAPORE, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Another day, another record-breaking heat. Australian authorities warned people to stay indoors on Friday as a severe heatwave along the northwest coast pushed temperatures to 50.7 degrees Celsius (123 degrees Fahrenheit), hitting an all-time high 62 years ago. Climate scientists and activists have sounded the alarm that global warming due … Read more

Amid COVID-19 absences, concerns have been raised about teachers providing medical care in the local district

Amid COVID-19 absences, concerns have been raised about teachers providing medical care in the local district

Amid COVID-19 absences, concerns have been raised about teachers providing medical care in the local district Former District 196 employee and school board candidate Jacob Rylander talks about his concerns about being asked to perform medical procedures on students. ROSEMOUNT, MN (FOX 9) – Over the past three weeks, former District 196 employee and school … Read more

Gloomy outlook for global recovery, World Economic Forum survey finds

Gloomy outlook for global recovery, World Economic Forum survey finds

LONDON, Jan. 11 (Reuters) – Only one in 10 World Economic Forum members polled expects the global recovery to accelerate in the next three years, according to a poll of nearly 1,000 business executives. companies, governments and universities, with only one in six optimistic about the worldview. Climate change was rated as the number one … Read more

World’s biggest uranium miner says it is unaffected by Kazakh turmoil

World’s biggest uranium miner says it is unaffected by Kazakh turmoil

Soldiers are seen in the main square where hundreds of people protested against the government, after the authorities’ decision to lift the price cap on liquefied petroleum gas, in Almaty, Kazakhstan on January 6, 2022. REUTERS / Mariya Gordeyeva Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ALMATY, Jan.6 (Reuters) – Kazatomprom (KZAP.KZ), … Read more

China to roll out fiscal policies proactively to stabilise growth next year

China to roll out fiscal policies proactively to stabilise growth next year

People cross a bridge in Shanghai’s Pudong financial district on August 11, 2014. China’s tax expenditures increased 9.6% in July from the previous year to 1.03 trillion yuan (99, £ 7 billion), the finance ministry said on Monday, indicating that the government was slowing its budget. spending as the economy shows signs of stabilization. Spending … Read more

Judge rejects Trump bid to keep tax returns from Congress

Judge rejects Trump bid to keep tax returns from Congress

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected an offer by former President Donald Trump to keep his House of Representatives committee tax returns, saying Congress’s legislative interest outweighed on any deference Trump should receive as a former president. US District Judge Trevor McFadden said in his ruling that Trump was “wrong … Read more

COVID-19 outbreak prompts shutdowns in Chinese manufacturing hub

COVID-19 outbreak prompts shutdowns in Chinese manufacturing hub

People wearing face masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walk on a street in Shanghai, China on December 14, 2021. REUTERS / Aly Song Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Dec. 14 (Reuters) – Several companies have suspended operations at one of China’s largest manufacturing hubs as local authorities … Read more

Some Chinese companies suspend production in Zhejiang province on virus outbreak

Some Chinese companies suspend production in Zhejiang province on virus outbreak

Queues of trucks are seen at a container terminal in the port of Ningbo Zhoushan in Zhejiang province, China on August 15, 2021. Photo taken on August 15, 2021. cnsphoto via REUTERS Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Dec. 13 (Reuters) – More than a dozen Chinese listed companies have … Read more