Category: PMN Business

Sep 21

China Turns to Australian and Russian Coal to Improve Quality of Its Own Fuel

Article content (Bloomberg) — China’s booming coal imports include more high-grade cargoes from Australia and Russia, as users offset the worsening quality of coal mined at home with fuel from abroad. Australia’s exports of thermal coal for power plants and coking coal for steelmaking rose to 6.69 million tons last month, the highest since July […]
Sep 20

Ford Avoids Strike at Canada Plants With Late-Night Union Deal

Article content (Bloomberg) — Workers at Ford Motor Co.’s Canadian unit avoided a strike, reaching a tentative agreement late Tuesday after extending negotiations by 24 hours from a previous deadline. Unifor, the Canadian autoworkers’ union, pushed for improved pension benefits, higher wages and support for workers during the electric-vehicle transition.  Article content “When faced with […]
Sep 18

Australia tells dating apps to improve safety standards to protect users from sexual violence

Article content CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government said Monday the online dating industry must improve safety standards or be forced to make changes through legislation, responding to research that says three-in-four Australian users suffer some form of sexual violence through the platforms. Communications Minister Michelle Rowland said popular dating companies such as Tinder, Bumble […]