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bbc.co.uk - Farmers push for fairer supply chain deal - BBC News
Farmers push for fairer supply chain deal - BBC News
BBC

Improving the supply chain is key to the success of farmers, according to the new head of the National Farmers Union (NFU). Speaking at the Devon County Show, NFU president Tom Bradshaw said getting a fair deal from retailers for farmers was 'the…

abc.net.au - ABC News - South Australia makes play to enter US nuclear submarine supply chain ahead of AUKUS build
South Australia makes play to enter US nuclear submarine supply chain ahead of AUKUS build
ABC

South Australia's naval shipbuilding sector is moving to become more heavily involved in US nuclear submarine construction, well before work begins on AUKUS vessels. The SA government said it had struck a deal with shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls…

theverge.com - Justine Calma - The EV industry can't shake its human rights abuse problem
The EV industry can't shake its human rights abuse problem
The Verge

Mining for minerals used to make EVs and batteries is plagued with allegations of abuse, the latest report from the nonprofit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) shows. And automakers continue to source materials from some of the worst…

nikkei.com - Wai-Chan Chan - Business must ensure Southeast Asia's 'forest-positive' future
Business must ensure Southeast Asia's 'forest-positive' future
日本経済新聞

Supply chains have to be made more sustainable, ethical and reliable Wai-Chan Chan is managing director of The Consumer Goods Forum, a global network of retailers and manufacturers focused on industry standards and driving positive change.

forbes.com - Gaurav Sharma - There Can Be No Energy Transition Without China, Says Siemens Energy CEO
There Can Be No Energy Transition Without China, Says Siemens Energy CEO
Forbes

The renewable energy sector's supply chain dependency on China is so huge that it makes breaking away from it next to impossible and puts the transition in jeopardy, according to the boss of gas and power outfit Siemens Energy. At a media and…

forbes.com - David Phelan - iPhone 16 Pro Max All-New Design Upgrade Promised, Insider Claims
iPhone 16 Pro Max All-New Design Upgrade Promised, Insider Claims
Forbes

What would you most like to change about your current smartphone? Chances are that better battery life may be your first- or second-choice thought. An industry insider is reporting that this could be on the cards for this year's iPhone 16 Pro Max.

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - China extends green tech lead to carbon capture and sequestration
China extends green tech lead to carbon capture and sequestration
日本経済新聞

Climate Change Beijing holds three times as many patents in the area than the U.S. TOKYO -- China is increasing its competitive edge in advanced technologies to combat global warming, a Nikkei survey shows, taking the global lead in patents related…

theepochtimes.com - Celene Ignacio - No 'Quick Fix' to Housing Demand-Supply Imbalance: Central Bank
No 'Quick Fix' to Housing Demand-Supply Imbalance: Central Bank
The Epoch Times

Addressing the imbalance between housing supply and demand “will not be a quick fix” despite government initiatives to construct new dwellings, according to Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Assistant Governor Sarah Hunter. In a speech…

thehindu.com - Textile industry discusses measures needed to achieve higher growth rate
Textile industry discusses measures needed to achieve higher growth rate
The Hindu

The National Committee of Textile and Clothing industry, comprising major textile associations and export promotion councils, deliberated on Saturday on measures to be taken to revive the Indian textile and clothing sector. Rakesh Mehra, chairman…

indianexpress.com - Ravi Dutta Mishra - Industry must gear up for lower tariffs, looking at further easing of FDI norms : DPIIT Secretary
Industry must gear up for lower tariffs, looking at further easing of FDI norms : DPIIT Secretary
The Indian Express

With a whole bunch of free trade agreements (FTA) under discussion, India could shed its conservative approach and look to lower tariffs and ease Foreign Direct Investment norms going forward, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade…

forbes.com - Pamela N. Danziger - De Beers Is Eager To Go It Alone As Anglo American Divests Its Diamond Holdings
De Beers Is Eager To Go It Alone As Anglo American Divests Its Diamond Holdings
Forbes

Anglo American, the $30.7 billion British multinational mining company, just announced plans to divest De Beers, its diamond mining and jewelry subsidiary. Ango American holds an 85% interest in De Beers and the government of Botswana owns the…

telegraph.co.uk - Jeremy Warner - Idiotic net zero rules are driving Europe's carmakers to extinction
Idiotic net zero rules are driving Europe's carmakers to extinction
The Telegraph

Europe's motor industry, including that of the UK, faces an extinction event, and in large measure it's because of fanciful net zero targets enacted in haste, and now being repented at leisure. True enough, it's not going to happen overnight; the…

scmp.com - Bloomberg - Germany's digital ministry resists Huawei 5G ban as decision nears
Germany's digital ministry resists Huawei 5G ban as decision nears
South China Morning Post

A personalised news feed of stories that matter to you The interior ministry has sought to strip out equipment from China's Huawei and ZTE for national security reasons But the digital ministry opposed the measure, highlighting tension in Germany's…

zerohedge.com - Oil Tanker Struck By Missile Off Yemen Coast
Oil Tanker Struck By Missile Off Yemen Coast
Zero Hedge

As Ukrainian drones relentlessly target Russia's energy complex, tensions in the Middle East are once again rising. Early Saturday, Agence France-Presse reported that a crude oil tanker was hit by a missile off the coast of Yemen. These mounting…

timesleader.com - Bike shops boomed early in the pandemic. It's been a bumpy ride for most ever since
Bike shops boomed early in the pandemic. It's been a bumpy ride for most ever since
Times Leader

For the nation's bicycle shops, the past few years have probably felt like the business version of the Tour de France, with numerous twists and turns testing their endurance. Early in the pandemic, a surge of interest in cycling pushed sales up 64%…

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