Battery metals

Common battery metals include copper, cobalt, vanadium, lithium, nickel, lead, and graphite. Battery metals are used in the manufacture of batteries for energy storage and to manufacture batteries used to power electric vehicles (EVs) and electric cars. Battery metals also incorporates energy storage technology, battery storage, renewable energy storage, electricity smoothing, vanadium redox flow batteries, lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, arbitrage and hybrid vehicles.

Mining Elites in Africa 2021

Mining Review Africa is proud to present to you the latest edition of its annual publication – Mining Elites in Africa 2021 – which recognises the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.

New mine in Madagascar to move into construction

The proceeds of an initial private placement will allow the company to immediately commence the construction phase of the graphite Molo mine.
Returning to Lubumbashi: DRC Mining Week is “embracing the recovery”

Returning to Lubumbashi: DRC Mining Week “embracing the recovery”

“DRC is still an exciting destination for investors and business in the sector has by no means come to a standstill,” says event portfolio director Emmanuelle Nicholls.
DRC Mining Week de retour à Lubumbashi

DRC Mining Week de retour à Lubumbashi

« La RDC reste une destination attrayante pour les investisseurs et entreprises du secteur dont l’activité est loin d’être au point mort. », ajoute Emmanuelle Nicholls, directrice du groupe Mines et ressources naturelles de Clarion Events Afrique, l’organisateur de DRC Mining Week depuis 17 ans.

What trends will drive growth in South Africa’s mining sector?

South Africa has not attracted investment to allow for new mines to be opened or for substantial exploration campaigns to be carried out.

Megatrends will drive South African mining sector growth

South Africa can successfully exploit its vast mineral resources if it is able to take advantage of current mining megatrends.

Cross border deals total $7.7 billion in Q4,2020

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $6.11 billion, against the value of $7.7 billion recorded for the quarter.
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Webinar 1 April: Nickel – The forgotten battery metal

Can Africa participate in this anticipated uptick in nickel demand? Does the continent offer resources worth extracting and if so, what is the timeline on doing so? Join Mining Review Africa and Africa Mining Forum as we unpack this topic in greater detail.

Milestone notched at Songwe Hill

Mkango has announced the successful completion of the flotation pilot plant programme for the Songwe Hill Rare Earths project in Malawi.

Mining stalwarts collaborate to decarbonise mine sites

Electrification is a game changer for the mining industry as it allows the complete removal of diesel from mines.
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AVZ Minerals makes big step in delivering Manono

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals is a mere 12 weeks away from its next milestone – a clear plan of action in delivering its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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