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Alcoa and Rio Tinto Announce World’s First Carbon-Free Aluminum Smelting Process

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) today announced a revolutionary process to make aluminum that produces oxygen and eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process. Executives of Alcoa, Rio Tinto and Apple were joined by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier of Québec Philippe Couillard for the […]

Source: Alcoa


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24SevenOffice Freemium launched in US

Business

Category: Technology

24SevenOffice launched today a new Freemium business model in the US. Small businesses can now start using a somewhat downscaled version of 24SevenOffice’s ERP system completely free for one user. As your business grows, you can easily upgrade to multiple users and functionality by paying a monthly subscription cost. 24SevenOffice is with this initiative the first […]

Source: 24SevenOffice


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Expanding Into Renewable Energy, Statoil CEO Saetre Says

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Category: Energy

Statoil CEO Eldar Saetre discusses the production of oil and gas, and talks about expanding into renewable energy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg) See the video HERE

Source: Bloomberg


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Norway Sticks to Tightening Plan as Rate Held at Record Low

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Category: Accounting / Financial

Norway’s central bank kept its signal intact to start raising interest rates in the second half of this year, undeterred by a cooling economic recovery in western Europe’s biggest oil producer. In an interim decision on Thursday, Norges Bank, as anticipated, held its key rate at 0.5 percent. The bank reiterated its message from March that […]

Source: Bloomberg


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Norway set to create zero emissions zones in fjords

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Category: Airline / Travel

For years, Norway has been actively working through the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping and, at home, has pursued a similar policy. Norway has been and continues to be a leader in the promotion of battery-electric car ferries through public procurement as a climate measure. Development of […]

Source: Marine Log


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