Posts Tagged ‘tonnes’

Four tonnes of cannabis found in cupcake-making machines

Greek authorities have seized more than four tonnes of cannabis hidden in industrial cupcake-making machines. The processed drugs were found by police in the country’s main port of Piraeus, stored in a shipping container heading from Lebanon to Slovakia. Their estimated street value is €33 million. The shipment, whose registered contents were three industrial cupcake-making […]

Japan to release 1m tonnes of contaminated Fukushima water into sea

Japan has announced that it will release more than one million tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea.  Prime minister Yoshihide Suga said releasing the treated water is an “unavoidable task to decommission the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and reconstruct the Fukushima area,” according to Reuters.  Work to […]

Less than 1 year after the Pike River mine explosion, tonnes of concrete were poured into a ‘critically important’ air feed where miners could have gathered (Engineer)

“So while everyone thought they were gathering concrete evidence, they were, in fact, covering the evidence in concrete.” An engineer investigating the Pike River mine disaster has claimed a mine manager pumped tonnes of concrete into a vital air feed, likely where the miners gathered after the first explosion, “completely obliterating” evidence. Thursday marked the […]

UK imports tonnes of Dutch sewage sludge ‘for agricultural benefit’ sparking toxicity concerns

The UK is importing 27,500 tonnes of sewage sludge containing human waste from the Netherlands for agricultural purposes, despite concerns over its toxicity for human health and the environment. A permit for 15 shipments was issued in February by the UK’s Environment Agency, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace’s Unearthed investigative unit and seen by […]

Romania: 8,500 tonnes of Beirut blast chemical seized in police raids

Romanian police have discovered thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored illegally and unsafely at sites and storage units across the country. They seized 8.500 tonnes of the chemical, three times greater than the 2,750 tonnes that caused the devastating explosion in Beirut on August 4. The explosion in the Lebanese capital killed more than […]

How 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate were stranded in Beirut port for 6 years

Date: 6 August 2020 Author: lecridespeuples Source: Al-Mayadeen, Lebanese TV channel pro-Hezbollah, August 5th, 2020 Translation: resistancenews.org Transcript: Greetings. Anyone who sees these photos will find it hard to believe that they show the Beirut port just 24 hours ago, full of life, before being (completely) destroyed by (the explosion) of (hundreds of) tons of ammonium nitrate, stored in […]

Iran tenders to buy 30,000 tonnes sunflower oil

Business Recorder– Iran’s state purchasing agency GTC has issued an international tender to purchase up to 30,000 tonnes of sunflower oil, European traders said. Tender deadline for the crude sunoil is April 17. Offers are to be made in euros, the sunoil purchase can be 10 percent more or less than 30,000 tonnes. Shipment is […]

China claims gold reserves at end of 2016 a massive 12,100 tonnes

China’s proven gold reserves reached 12,100 tonnes at the end of 2016, the state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday quoting an official with the national gold association. China has been the world’s biggest gold producer for 10 years and the largest consumer of the metal for four years, it said. […]

50 tonnes of election campaign posters removed from Tehran streets

The deputy head of Urban Services Directorate of Tehran Municipality, Mojtaba Yazdani, said over 50 tonnes of wastepaper, remaining from the electoral campaigns of the candidates contesting Iran’s presidential  and city and village council elections (both held on May 19), have been collected and removed from the streets and alleys of the Iranian capital. The […]

Counter-propaganda, the Russian way

     Listening to the western corporate media one would get the impression that the Kremlin controls all the Russian media with an iron grip and that not a word of criticism of Russia, never mind Putin himself, is ever allowed. So bad is this situation that the AngloZionists are now funding new “information” efforts to […]

Anonymous Takes Down Greek Central Bank… For a Few Minutes

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   The hacker group called Anonymous is taking responsibility for crashing the Greek Central Bank (GCB) website for a few minutes using a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). Spyros Frangos, press adviser for the GCB, told the media that […]

US declares 22 Clinton emails ‘top secret’

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Tesla’s 3Q loss widens, but shares rise on production

In this March 17, 2014 file photo, Tesla representative John Van Cleave, right, shows customers Sarah and Robert Reynolds, left, and Vince Giardina, a new Tesla all electric car at a Tesla showroom inside the Kenwood Towne Centre in Cincinnati. Tesla reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File) Tesla […]

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