DR Congo Wants Russia to Invest in Energy, Mining, Ambassador Says

https://sputniknews.com/20230204/dr-congo-wants-russia-to-invest-in-energy-and-mining-ambassador-says-1106970617.html DR Congo Wants Russia to Invest in Energy and Mining, Ambassador Says DR Congo Wants Russia to Invest in Energy and Mining, Ambassador Says The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is inviting Russia to invest in its energy and mining industry, agriculture, and is also interested in cooperation in technology. 2023-02-04T13:16+0000 2023-02-04T13:16+0000 2023-02-04T13:16+0000 … Read more

Businesswoman Sally Zou donated $445,000 to SA Liberal Party, electoral disclosures reveal

A company run by Chinese businesswoman Sally Zou donated almost $450,000 to the South Australian branch of the Liberal Party last financial year, the latest electoral disclosures have revealed.  Key points: AEC documents show the SA Liberals received $8.9 million, while SA Labor got $10.6 million A company run by Chinese businesswoman Sally Zou was … Read more

Thousands will be hit by another hike in gas bills

NSW residents are in for more cost of living pain as two major energy retailers are increasing their natural gas tariffs. Origin Energy and AGL are both raising gas prices for residential and small business customers, blaming high wholesale costs for the change. Approximately 200,000 Origin customers on standard retail and variable market contracts will … Read more

Experts warn toxic capsule missing in WA likely to remain radioactive for 300 years

The toxic capsule missing in WA is likely to remain radioactive for 300 years and the chances of finding it are extremely slim, experts have warned. A public health warning was issued on Friday afternoon after the 6-8mm capsule containing a small quantity of radioactive caesium-137 was reported lost in transit between Rio Tinto’s mine … Read more

Rio Tinto radioactive capsule: Search on for tiny dangerous capsule that poses health risk

A tiny capsule containing radioactive material has been lost somewhere on a 1000km stretch of road in Western Australia for up to 18 days. The capsule – which could fit onto a 10 cent piece – came loose during transportation from north of the Pilbara mining town of Newman to the eastern suburbs of Perth … Read more

Qld govt keen on Copperstring takeover

The Queensland premier says her government is keen to take over Copperstring, a 1000-kilometre, high voltage electricity transmission network in the northwest of the state. The project seeks to connect the North West Minerals Province, its cities of Mount Isa and Cloncurry and its significant resource deposits to the national electricity grid. Annastacia Palaszczuk says … Read more

DR Congo President Urges to Turn $6.2Bln Mining Deal With China Into ‘Win-Win’

https://sputniknews.com/20230123/dr-congo-president-urges-to-turn-62bln-mining-deal-with-china-into-win-win-1106621366.html DR Congo President Urges to Turn $6.2Bln Mining Deal With China Into ‘Win-Win’ DR Congo President Urges to Turn $6.2Bln Mining Deal With China Into ‘Win-Win’ DRC President Felix Tshisekedi has criticized a $6.2 billion mining deal with China, stating that the Central African nation, as the world’s biggest producer of key battery metals, … Read more

One of Australia’s last video stores closes after 40 years, thanks to FIFO and streaming

“Hello, Vicky!” Fadwa Assaad calls out, waving in a regular client and pulling out a chair. Since 1983, the locals of Kambalda, a mining town in the WA Goldfields, have been coming to her family’s video shop for more than DVDs and VHS tapes. At the store, built inside an old drive-in kiosk, they can get … Read more