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From turbines to thermostats: Copper miners eyes high-tech demand

10 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO Growing demand for smart thermostats, wind turbines and other high-tech devices is expected to keep copper the dominant material used in electrical components, industry players said, offsetting rising use of aluminum, a cheaper alternative to conduct electricity.

CRU-CESCO-From turbines to thermostats: Copper miners eyes high-tech demand

10 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 10 Growing demand for smart thermostats, wind turbines and other high-tech devices is expected to keep copper the dominant material used in electrical components, industry players said, offsetting rising use of aluminum, a cheaper alternative to conduct electricity.

UPDATE 1-CRU-CESCO-Freeport plans no dividend hikes, M&A for 2 years to focus on Grasberg mine -CEO

09 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 9 Freeport-McMoRan Inc plans no dividend hikes, acquisitions or debt buybacks over the next two years as it focuses on expanding Indonesia's Grasberg copper and gold mine underground, its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday.

Copper producers gather; electric cars seen driving demand growth

07 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO Global copper producers are converging in Chile this week as tightening supply buoys prices, even as the industry grapples with declining ore quality, project delays and worries the U.S-China trade war may hit long-term demand.

Exclusive: United States sets sights on China in new electric vehicle push

05 Apr 2019

U.S. government officials plan to meet with executives from automakers and lithium miners in early May as part of a first-of-its-kind effort to launch a national electric vehicle supply chain strategy, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

China's Ganfeng boosts stake in Argentina lithium project

01 Apr 2019

April 1 China's Ganfeng Lithium Co said on Monday it would spend $160 million to boost its ownership stake in an Argentina lithium project with Lithium Americas Corp, part of a plan to solidify its access to the white metal used to make electric vehicle batteries.

Advantage Lithium replaces CEO in wake of college admissions scandal

14 Mar 2019

Advantage Lithium Corp said on Thursday it has temporarily replaced Chief Executive David Sidoo as he battles U.S. fraud charges connected to a sweeping college admissions scandal.

Advantage Lithium replaces CEO in wake of college admissions scandal

14 Mar 2019

Advantage Lithium Corp said on Thursday it has temporarily replaced Chief Executive David Sidoo as he battles U.S. fraud charges connected to a sweeping college admissions scandal.

Ford chairman praises CEO, mulls lithium venture

12 Mar 2019

HOUSTON Ford Motor Co Executive Chairman Bill Ford said on Tuesday that he is very confident in Chief Executive James Hackett's leadership and that the automaker is considering striking supply deals with a lithium producer.

Top Barrick shareholder urges joint venture in Nevada with Newmont

05 Mar 2019

Barrick Gold Corp's top shareholder said on Tuesday the miner should focus on striking a joint venture deal in Nevada with rival Newmont Mining Corp before considering a full-blown merger.

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