It is an example of how big companies in the Netherlands and beyond are putting forward their own plans to reduce emissions as they look to ward off the carbon taxes they fear will hammer their businesses.
Netherlands Mining News
465,000 tonnes of nickel play 'hide and seek'
Dutch battery maker Lithium Werks BV, founded earlier this year, is investing 1.6 billion euros ($1.85 billion) in a massive lithium-ion cell factory in China as demand for batteries is surging.
In draft proposals, the government said it would introduce extra levies on CO2 emissions for different sectors to push companies to clean up their acts.
A researcher was able to optimize single-molecule detection using gold nanorods.
Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.
The Dutch parliament has voted for a 55% cut in CO2 emissions by 2030, which would require the closure of all the country’s coal-fired power plants.
Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its Mining Systems operations, reported in the Sandvik income statement as discontinued operations, to the private equity company CoBe Capital.
The bank gold and cash reserves are currently held in the basement safe at its Frederiksplein headquarters.
Part of the firm's CH800 series of mining cone crushers, the two models aim to help improve productivity and profitability in the mid-range segment.
Potential buyers could include Canada’s Cameco, Toshiba, France's Areva and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
British taxpayers could net as much as $4.6 billion with the government’s sale of its stake in nuclear power giant Urenco, a move which aims to solidify the country’s policy to end national ownership of nuclear businesses.
The U.S. decision last month to launch a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export initiative should turn out to be yet another boon for lithium producers, who are or will be trying to sell into a growing lithium ion battery market for technological and electric car uses.