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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2020 Vision: Mining outlook for Africa discussed at Indaba

Millennials, a battery metals scarcity and automation are just some of the trends that are expected to shape African mining sector in 2020.
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Minerals Council publishes Facts and Figures Pocketbook

The Minerals Council South Africa has published a Facts and Figures 2019 pocketbook at at the Mining Indaba 2020 held in Cape Town.
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Mantashe calls for more exploration at Mining Indaba

The latest data released by Statistics SA show that mining production decreased by 3.1 percent year-on-year in November 2019.
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Key highlights for Mining Indaba 2020

Portfolio Director Simon Ford and Head of Content Tom Quinn share key topic points with Laura Cornish. For more information, see the December 2019 edition.
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Precipitation reagent compensates for low cobalt prices

The demand for electric vehicles has been slower than expected – and the consequent result has seen a fairly steep drop in battery minerals like cobalt.
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Access to information key to sustainable geoscientific contributions

The CGS recognises the importance of information in addressing the challenges facing the mining industry as it embraces the 4IR.

Mining potential of DRC in focus next week in Cape Town

The DRC’s Minister of Mines, the Honourable Prof Willy Kitobo Samsoni, will address the DRC Mining Investment Breakfast on 5 February in Cape Town.
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Inaugural regional mining conference a resounding success

Rwanda is leading the way in regional mining ambitions. This was evident from large number of delegates that attended the first ever East and Mining Forum.
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PDAC 2020 – Building on 2019’s success

The word’s mineral exploration and mining industry will again come together in downtown Toronto for the annual PDAC Convention.
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Claim to arbitration against Government of Tanzania continues

Indiana Resources has updated the status of its on legal activities in relation to its majority shareholding position in Ntaka Nickel in Tanzania.

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