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Copper atoms bring a potential new battery material to life - R & D Magazine

2015-03-26
R & D MagazineCopper atoms bring a potential new battery material to lifeR & D MagazineLithium-ion batteries are an important component of modern technology, powering phones, laptops, tablets and other portable devices when they are not plugged in. They even power electric vehicles. But to make batteries that last longer, provide more ...and more »

Ageing Copper Could Imperil Multi-technology NBN - Sourceable

2015-03-19
SourceableAgeing Copper Could Imperil Multi-technology NBNSourceableThese malfunctions bode very poorly for the multi-technology mix (MTM) fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) model for the NBN that is currently being implemented by the Coalition government, which avails itself of extensively of Telstra's existing copper network ...and more »

Pan Pacific copper mine in Chile fined for environmental breaches - Mining Technology

2015-03-19
Mining TechnologyPan Pacific copper mine in Chile fined for environmental breachesMining TechnologyAccording to Chile's environmental regulator Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA), a fine has been levied as the mine failed to implement mitigation measures to avoid contamination of underground water supplies. Authorities said the mine has ...and more »

Indonesia fixes Newmont deadline for deal with Freeport's copper smelter - Mining Technology

2015-03-03
Indonesia fixes Newmont deadline for deal with Freeport's copper smelterMining TechnologyIndonesia's Mines Ministry official has announced that Newmont Mining has to sign an agreement with Freeport-McMoRan to invest in the latter's $1.5bn copper smelter in Papua province, to get renewal for its copper export permit in the country beyond 19 ...and more »

Thomson Reuters Launches Copper Data Service - www.waterstechnology.com

2015-03-18
Thomson Reuters Launches Copper Data Servicewww.waterstechnology.comThomson Reuters will this month launch a new service dubbed GFMS Mine Economics (Copper) as part of its GFMS Mine Economics Package, to provide users of its Eikon desktop terminal with production analysis for 87 copper mines in 23 countries.and more »

LETTER: NBN - fibre for the rich, copper for the poor - Fraser Coast Chronicle

2015-03-29
LETTER: NBN - fibre for the rich, copper for the poorFraser Coast ChronicleThe issues raised in my letter were always about the Coalition's fibre-to-the-node technology and how the Coalition has created the great NBN divide. That is, fibre for the rich and copper for the poor. I would like to point Mr Truss to an article in ...

Copper kills germs! Startup's copper spray aimed at reducing hospital-acquired ... - MedCity News

2015-03-26
MedCity NewsCopper kills germs! Startup's copper spray aimed at reducing hospital-acquired ...MedCity NewsCruise lines have contacted the company, Mitchell said, to enquire about how to integrate its technology into their ships. It plans to outlicense its copper spray technology, for which it holds the patent. Conclusion? In this era of medication ...and more »

Australia shares tumble as commodities decline weighs on resources - Reuters

2015-03-29
Australia shares tumble as commodities decline weighs on resourcesReutersOil, iron ore, copper, gold down. * Chevron Caltex sale drags index. * Little upbeat economic data (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move). SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - Australian shares fell sharply on Monday as resources stocks ...and more »