Month: May 2021

BHP, Rio and Vale set global design challenge

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Majors BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale have launched a global competition for technology innovators to help develop new concepts for large-scale haul truck electrification systems to help significantly cut emissions from surface mine operations and unlock safety, productivity and operational improvements.

The Charge On Innovation Challenge is being run in partnership with Australia’s Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) industry body Austmine.

The challenge is expected to attract additional interest from resource companies that maintain substantial haul truck fleets and are looking for innovative concepts to deliver electricity to large battery-electric haul trucks.​

The majors said in

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4 Penny Stocks To Watch As Dogecoin, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Surge

Best Blockchain Penny Stocks to Watch as Cryptocurrency Flies Sky High

As penny stock investors continue to remain interested in high volatility stocks, cryptocurrencies also have become extremely popular this past year. As the world moves further and further into the digital age, we are seeing a transition from normal paper currency to digital. This transformation is also a major benefit to penny stocks involved in the crypto market.

There are many reasons for this change that we will go into shortly. But first, it’s important to mention that, as investors, trading penny stocks with an open mind can offer

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Computers that come with wheels

Presented by Western Digital


Automakers continue to roll out vehicles outfitted with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to help cars become safer, smarter, and more enjoyable. Vehicle operations now largely involve electronic systems centered around processors or system on chips (SoCs). Because of this, digital storage has moved into a more important role that is ramping up next-generation vehicles. Simply put, today’s modern cars — electric, self-driving, hybrid, autonomous, you name it — work as they do because of storage.

Data demands are expanding

The automotive market is driving storage growth. According to the NAND Quarterly Market Monitor, Q1 2021

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NJ Transit advances renovation of historic Perth Amboy station

The renovation project of New Jersey Transit’s (NJ Transit) Perth Amboy train station was advanced by the board of directors by awarding a contract for construction management services to KS Engineers, P.C. of Newark, N.J., to oversee the project.  

The improvements include making the station fully accessible with elevators, ramps and high-level platforms in addition to other upgrades throughout the historic facility. 

“Making the rail system accessible to everyone is an important priority,” said New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chair Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti. “This is just one of the many projects underway to improve the customer

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Why Electric Vehicle Stocks Could See A Big Recovery In 2021

FN Media Group Presents Oilprice.com Market Commentary

LONDON, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A massive $2.5-trillion infrastructure plan could send EV companies–and many of their tie-ins–to record new heights. And some investors are getting ready to pile in like never before as the “green tidal wave” prepares to reach tsunami proportions.   Mentioned in today’s commentary includes:  BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH).

They’re already on the move … and tie-in stocks, companies that are related to the EV industry like Facedrive (

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Rivian and Lion electric vehicle plants make Illinois a potential hub

With two assembly plants and a leading research facility, Illinois has positioned itself to become a center of the technology transforming the automotive industry. As automakers move to replace internal combustion engines with electric powertrains over the next decade or two, states are racing to stake their claims to electric vehicle manufacturing and the jobs it will create.

So far, established automakers are primarily concentrating production in Michigan, Tennessee, Indiana and South Carolina. Newcomers such as Tesla and Lucid have chosen Nevada, Texas and Arizona.

Illinois beat out Texas and Michigan for the Lion plant, a sign of the state’s

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