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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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Benchmark: battery supply chain hit by Chinese energy cuts

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Hunan and Inner Mongolia are among the most affected areas of the battery supply chain, with the former a production hub for cathodes and the latter a hub for synthetic graphite anode processing. Restrictions in Inner Mongolia have exacerbated graphitization capacity constraints, which began in early 2021, driving up synthetic anode production costs.

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ION Energy: Poised to disrupt Asia’s battery metals scene

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Mongolia’s first lithium brine explorer and developer ION Energy is well-placed to become a major name in the Asian battery metals market. Energy Critical Raw Materials Lithium Supply The Innovation Platform Issue 11

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US convenes Minerals Security Partnership meeting

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First announced in June 2022, the MSP is a new multilateral initiative to bolster critical mineral supply chains essential for the clean energy transition. The MSP is intended to attract public and private investment, increase transparency, and promote high Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards throughout critical minerals supply chains.

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Giga Carbon Neutrality secures contract for 200 hydrogen and battery EV trucks and machinery in China

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Giga Carbon Neutrality (GCN) has secured a contract to supply 200 hydrogen and battery EV powered heavy trucks and associated engineering machinery from The People’s Government of Ejin Horo Banner, an administrative division of Ordos City of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China.

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EV Radar: May 2022

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Funds for Supply Chain. US$3 billion will be dedicated to battery manufacturing and support solving the supply chain issues that many automakers are facing today. This will be a significant push to further accelerate EVs’ supply chain and manufacturing. Mongolia.

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NIO unveils production electric SUV for China market; NIO ES8 to launch end of this year

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The manufacturing and supply chain that will produce the ES8 is already in place, the company said. The vehicle has been tested in Yakeshi in Inner Mongolia, where temperatures can reach -22 degrees Fahrenheit as well as Melbourne and Mildura, Australia where temperatures can reach more than 104 degrees Fahrenheit. China-based electric vehicle startup NIO unveiled the NIO ES8, an electric SUV planned for serial production for the China market later this year.

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

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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. Australia-based Clean Global Energy Limited (CGE) secured a Joint Venture Agreement with Beijing Yusenjiayu Environmental Protection Technology Co.

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Synthesis Energy Systems Demonstrates Stable and Efficient Gasification at Hai Hua on Lignite Coal

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Synthesis Energy Systems’ (SES) 95%-owned Hai Hua joint venture project in Shandong Province, China, has completed a successful commercial-scale gasification demonstration, converting lignite coal from the Inner Mongolia region of China to syngas. We have been running with the lignite fuel for the past two weeks and during this entire demonstration our plant continued to supply specified quality syngas to Hai Hua without interruptions.

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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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Aquatech awarded a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) contract for a major Chinese coal-to-chemicals project

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Water purification technology company Aquatech has been awarded a contract for a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant for a coal-to-chemicals facility in Hailer in Inner Mongolia. Aquatech will be supplying this project on an Engineering & Procurement (EP) basis along with Commissioning service, and is targeting to start the commissioning by mid-2011.

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$1.1B Huineng SNG plant goes on-stream transforming coal into natural gas in China

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Haldor Topsoe A/S announced that Huineng, a large-scale SNG (Substitute Natural Gas) plant, went successfully on-stream near the city of Ordos, located in Inner Mongolia in the northern part of China. An agreement with Xingtai in the province of Heibei has been signed that will allow Huineng to supply LNG to run local buses in the city.

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First Solar Signs MoU for 2GW Solar Power Plant in China

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First Solar signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese government to build a 2 gigawatt solar power plant in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, China. First Solar also intends to facilitate expansion of the supply chains in China for thin film photovoltaic module production and for the recycling of photovoltaic modules after use.

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GE’s Evolution Series Locomotive Delivers 6% Fuel Advantage Over Competitor

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A Class 1 Railroad supplied two GE and two EMD test locomotives of similar age and road use for the test. GE Transportation has delivered more than 3,200 Evolution Series locomotives to its railway customers operating in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, Australia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Egypt.

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