2 December 2013
North American Palladium (NAP) continued exploration work at its flagship Lac des Iles (LDI) mine in Canada.
During the third quarter, 63 holes were drilled at LDI totaling 21,518 metres, for a total of 212 holes and 40,222 metres drilled to date.
Drilling in the third quarter was largely focused on the upper Offset Zone southeast extension target and the Roby Zone northeast extension target.
25 November 2013
Toyota is showing off its latest fuel-cell concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show, with an expected commercial rollout two years away.
The four-seater saloon has a range of 500 kilometres and can be recharged in just three minutes through hydrogen gas tanks stored inside the vehicle.
18 November 2013
Celebrities continue to select platinum jewellery for red carpet events the world over.
Jennifer Garner wore platinum designs by Neil Lane for the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards in Los Angeles.
She chose platinum and diamond drop earrings and bracelets, as well as a platinum ring with emerald and diamonds.
Kate Beckinsale also selected platinum jewellery by Neil Lane for the LACMA Art + Film Gala in Los Angeles.
11 November 2013
Rising demand for new cars helped vehicle production return to pre-recession levels, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
Production rose in September to a total of 140,888 cars - 9.9% more than in September last year, the SMMT said.
SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said: "Boosted by strong domestic demand, September's 9.9% rise in car manufacturing reinforces how the sector is one of the UK's biggest success stories of recent years.”
7 November 2013
Wallbridge Mining Company said Lonmin has committed $3.1 million to explore for platinum group metals (pgms), copper, nickel and gold on the Sudbury Camp Joint Venture and North Range Joint Venture in Sudbury, Ontario.
Exploration will include drilling and geophysics and will follow Lonmin's 2014 fiscal year from October 2013, through September 2014.
28 October 2013
Ballard Power Systems announced the launch of a standardised fuel cell backup power cabinet solution suitable for outdoor use as part of the ElectraGen product series for telecom network operators.
They are designed to accommodate Ballard's direct hydrogen backup power systems, and feature modular construction and options enabling customisation.
21 October 2013
Hollywood's leading ladies continue to select platinum jewellery for the red carpet.
Julianne Moore wore a platinum and diamond ring by Harry Winston for the Los Angeles premiere of Carrie on October 7th.
Meanwhile, Jennifer Garner opted for platinum creations by Neil Lane for the Los Angeles premiere of Dallas Buyers Club later in the month.
14 October 2013
Spanish new car sales climbed 28.5% year-on-year in September, leading a resurgence in Europe's auto market last month.
After falling 18.3% in August, sales were lifted by a government subsidy plan.
Some 45,175 new cars were registered in September after 35,148 in the same month a year earlier, car manufacturers' association Anfac said.
7 October 2013
North American Palladium provided an update on its drill results from the first half of its 2013 underground and surface exploration programme at its Lac des Iles (LDI) palladium property in Northern Ontario.
Surface drilling on the western end of the North VT Rim defined an initial measured mineral resource of 338,895 ts at 2.02 g/t palladium.
30 September 2013
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) has developed a cheap and compact hydrogen station which can supply hydrogen gas at 700 bar to fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).
The Hydro Shuttle integrates the dispenser, pre-cooling device, compressor and storage vessel into a single unit, which reduces fabrication and installation costs.