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'Steel and cement industries not helping build a greener world'  

Steel and cement industries not helping build a greener world  

Cleaning up the manufacturing sector will be one of the biggest hurdles in tackling climate change, according to Bill Gates. The software-developer-turned-philanthropist has invested some $2 billion in the development of clean technologies but those investments are mostly in electricity generation and storage. Manufacturing – especially in steel and cement …

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BHP bulks up its half-year dividend as demand for iron ore soars

BHP bulks up its half-year dividend as demand for iron ore soars

(ATF) BHP, the world’s biggest mining company, announced a record $5.1 billion interim dividend as half-year profits hit a seven-year high due to surging prices for iron ore. China’s reliance on commodities to sustain economic growth has sent prices of the steelmaking ingredient to multi-year highs, while the Covid-19 vaccination …

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