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.

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Electric vehicle sales set to rise but more policy action needed

The outlook for EVs is brighter than ever, but governments aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 must do more to spur their adoption.

AVZ Minerals: Chartering Manono’s path to construction

With lithium supply expected to enter a deficit owing to increased demand AVZ Minerals is well placed to meet this demand.

Environmental stewardship and mining: Powering a greener future

Reducing the environmental impact of the mining industry has become more than an ethical or regulatory imperative.
green economy

Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market, says PwC

Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.

DRC Presidency’s Deputy Chief of Staff Mr André Wameso joins opening...

DRC Mining Week Online has received confirmation from the Office of the Presidency of the DRC that Mr André Wameso, Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Presidency in charge of economic and financial matters, will join the opening keynote address on Monday, 14 June 2021.
Peak Resources

Mkango to create European rare earths hub

The plant is expected to have highly competitive operating costs.

Nickel: No longer a forgotten battery metal

Nickel will be the key beneficiary of electric vehicle (EV) adoption against the backdrop of other battery metals such as lithium and cobalt.

Castle Minerals starts test work at Kambale graphite project

“Given the positive outlook for the graphite market we are very keen to determine if we can produce a commercially acceptable product.”

BREAKING NEWS: Minister of Mines to speak at DRC Mining Week...

The country’s first female mining minister will speak at the opening keynote on 14 June.

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