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South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant

22 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO/SEOULSouth Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle.

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant

22 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO/SEOUL, June 21South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle.

RPT-ANALYSIS-South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants

19 Jun 2019

* Less coal dependence needed to meet carbon emission targets

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants

18 Jun 2019

SEOUL As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room.

South Korea stops Iranian oil imports in May as sanction waivers end

15 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korea halted all imports of Iranian oil in May, customs data showed on Saturday, as waivers on U.S. sanctions against Iran ended at the start of last month.

Oil falls on weaker oil demand growth, surprise rise in U.S. crude stocks

12 Jun 2019

SEOUL, June 12 Oil prices fell on Wednesday, weighed down by a weaker oil demand outlook and a rise in U.S. crude inventories despite growing expectations of ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts.

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive

03 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday.

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever

31 May 2019

SEOUL South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case

31 May 2019

SEOUL South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-S.Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after N.Korea case

31 May 2019

SEOUL, May 31 South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread.

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