The price of aluminium went up, but then it went down, and poor old Pacific Aluminium (New Zealand) Limited, a subsidiary of mega-mining company Rio Tinto, reported its interest in the Tiwai Point smelter showed underlying earnings of $22 million for 2018, a decrease of NZ$53 million on the previous year. … [Read more...] about We are all paying for Tiwai Point
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"Why would New Zealand be in the business of exporting jobs and livelihoods at the expense of exporting the greenest aluminium in the world. It makes no sense – we should be doing everything we can to make it possible for the smelter to thrive." … [Read more...] about Bluff aluminium smelter could close taking power prices tumbling
“So she's going to get half of what he's worth,” he continued. “But the good news for Dr. Dre is she probably won't need spousal support. She asked for temporary support and she'll probably get it and that will be huge by our standards, it will be probably hundreds of thousands of dollars a month, and she'll be entitled to that. But it's in Dr. Dre's interest to settle that out and figure, 'Hey, you're going to get a tremendous amount of money – probably hundreds of millions of dollars – and you won't need support,' and they'll make a deal.” … [Read more...] about Dr. Dre, Nicole Young will likely ‘want to put a bow’ on divorce ‘quickly,’ expert says: ‘They’re… savvy’
The clearest example was Mayweather's offer to pay for the funeral of George Floyd, the African-American who died in police custody earlier this year. In 2011 he paid for the funerals of his former opponent Genaro Hernandez and the heavyweight legend Joe Frazier. … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather sparring in the middle of the night – ‘If he wanted to come back, he could’
That may enable them to cut wages and improve their bottom line as they try to overcome the impact of the pandemic. But, for school leavers and new graduates, it means landing that first job will require a whole new level of determination and preparatory skills. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus ‘Class of 2020’: Europe’s lost generation?