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Rio Tinto, Mongolia resolve issues over $6.925B Oyu Tolgoi copper project; underground operations to start

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Rio Tinto, Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) and the Government of Mongolia have reached an agreement that will move the Oyu Tolgoi (OT) copper mine project ( earlier post ) forward, resetting the relationship between the partners and increasing the value the project delivers for Mongolia. With this approval, the Parliament of Mongolia has required that certain measures be completed in order for Resolution 92 to be considered formally implemented.

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Benchmark: China dominates Li-ion battery supply chain

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China dominates the global Li-ion battery supply chain to the extent that removing the country in favor of European or North American alternatives will be difficult, according to analysis by Benchmark Minerals Intelligence.

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Hexa Research forecasts $10.96B global rare earth elements market by 2020

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will drive global market growth, resulting in a global rare earth elements market reaching $10.96 China, with more than 93% of the global production, was the largest producer of neodymium in 2012. Molycorp and Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Earth Hi-Tech Co. According to a new study by Hexa Research, high demand for rare earth elements such as cerium and lanthanum in applications such as automobiles, metallurgy, phosphors, glass, etc.

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Clean Global Energy in JV for $400M Underground Coal Gasification Project in China

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Australia-based Clean Global Energy Limited (CGE) secured a Joint Venture Agreement with Beijing Yusenjiayu Environmental Protection Technology Co. Ltd of Beijing, China (YSJY ), Inner Mongolia Gu Xin Mining Co. Ltd of Beijing, China (GX) and Goldbridge Clean Tech Energy of East Sussex, United Kingdom (GB) to undertake a US$400M commercial UCG (underground coalgasification) project on GX’s Inner Mongolia coal deposit.

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NOAA: Global Temps Push Last Month to Hottest March on Record

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The world’s combined global land and ocean surface temperature made March 2010 the warmest March on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Taken separately, average ocean temperatures were the warmest for any March and the global land surface was the fourth warmest for any March on record. The combined global land and ocean average surface temperature for March 2010 was the warmest on record at 56.3 °F

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NOAA: Warmest April Global Temperature on Record; Also Warmest January-April

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The combined global land and ocean surface temperature was the warmest on record for both April and for the period from January-April, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Additionally, last month’s average ocean surface temperature was the warmest on record for any April, and the global land surface temperature was the third warmest on record. Global temperature anomalies in April 2010 with respect to a 1971-2000 base period.

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SLOCAT preliminary analysis of impact of COVID-19 on regional mobility

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Although the knowledge tools, data analyses, policy advocacy and multi-stakeholder gatherings proposed by SLOCAT are universal, its geographical footprint is targeted at the Global South. Mobility to public transport stations has reached pre-COVID-19 levels in Mongolia and Korea.

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8 development banks commit to provide more than $175B to scale up support for sustainable transport

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Global CO 2 emissions from the transport sector are projected to increase nearly 50% by 2030 unless significant changes are adopted. Yet despite the importance of the transport sector, which also directly contributes 5-10% of GDP in most countries, it has been largely neglected in the global sustainable development agenda.

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Molycorp to accelerate initial start-up of new rare earth processing facility; $114M additional investment

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This acceleration also expands the diversity of global supply, which is an increasingly urgent matter for rare earth consumers. On Tuesday, China’s Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth (Group) Hi-Tech, which accounts for nearly half of the world’s light rare-earth production, said it would suspend smelting and separation work for a month to use its market power to rally falling rare earth prices. Molycorp, Inc.,

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4,500th GE Evolution Series Locomotive enters service; reductions in fuel consumption and emissions

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The Evolution Series Locomotives operate in key rail markets worldwide, including in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Egypt, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and Australia. The company plans to invest approximately $200 million in a new manufacturing plant in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as significant technology upgrades at its more than 100-year old manufacturing facility in Erie, Pennsylvania to meet accelerating domestic and global demand.

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MEG expanding heavy-duty electric truck efforts; succsessful testing of mine vehicle

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After in-depth conversation and research, conducted by MEG and our partners, with two of China’s leading mining provinces, Inner Mongolia and Yunnan, we have determined that they have a combined sales target for heavy trucks and the required batteries of approximately US$14 billion (RMB100 Billion) over the next three years. Ideanomics is a global Financial Technology (Fintech) company for transformative industries.

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Study finds unprecedented urbanization and urban expansion in East-Southeast Asia from 2000 to 2010

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The overall study area covered East-Southeast Asia and included 17 countries: China (including Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR); Taiwan; Japan; Mongolia; North Korea; South Korea; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Vietnam. Our group here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was recently awarded three years of NASA funding to develop global maps of urban expansion between 2000 and 2010.

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Accelergy and Yankuang Group to conduct feasibility study for large-scale hybrid coal-to-liquids plant in China; targeting 68,000 barrels of fuel per day

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The facility, located in Erdos in China’s Inner Mongolia Province, will utilize a hybrid configuration of Accelergy’s direct Micro-catalytic Coal Liquefaction (MCL) system (licensed from ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company) and Yankuang’s proprietary Fischer-Tropsch indirect liquefaction. million tons in 2010 to 30 million tons in 2020, according to a recent report on the global CTL market from Market Avenue. Pathways for producing liquid fuels from coal.

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Saab Automobile enters agreement with Hawtai Motor Group on strategic partnership

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Founded in 2000, Hawtai is a China-based privately-owned automotive company with its headquarters and R&D center located in Beijing, and two production facilities located in Ordos, Inner Mongolia and Rongcheng, Shandong Province. By 2015, Hawtai aims to have raised this capacity to 1 million vehicles, 1 million engines and 1 million automatic transmissions, and to have established itself as a global leading automotive company. Spyker Cars N.V.

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Canadian Pacific Selects GE Transportation’s Trip Optimizer; Locomotive Fuel Savings of 6-10% in Testing

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Currently, other pilots are being conducted in various global regions including bulk commodity testing that is showing even greater fuel savings. More than 3200 Evolution locomotives are currently operating in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, Mongolia, Australia, Kazakhstan and Egypt, and approximately 17,000 GE locomotives are in use in more than 50 countries around the world.

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EV Radar: June 2022

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Shell, Shenhua to Partner on RD in Advanced Coal Technology; Shell Qualifies 3 Chinese Companies to Manufacture Gasification Technology

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Additionally, Shell Global Solutions International B.V. Shenhua has built the world’s first million-tonne level direct coal liquefaction project in China’s Inner Mongolia, equipped with two gasifiers using Shell’s coal gasification technology to produce hydrogen from coal. Shell Coal Gasification Process. Source: Shell. Click to enlarge. Shell (China) Limited and Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co.

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JPL study finds Earths largest lakes warming due to climate change

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In the first comprehensive global survey of temperature trends in major lakes, researchers have determined that Earth’s largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in. warming trend was global, and the greatest increases were in the mid- to high-latitudes of the. The bodies studied were selected from a global database of lakes and wetlands based on size. trends increased slightly farther east in Siberia, Mongolia and northern China.

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