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.

Caledonia Mining Corporation Zimbabwe

Prospect Resources’ Arcadia pilot plant officially opened

"Our alignment with ZIDA has been critical and is expected to make a material difference to our ability to fund the Arcadia Project."

Ghana set to become first west African lithium producer

IronRidge enters binding agreement with Piedmont Lithium to fully fund and fast track the Ewoyaa Lithium Project to production.

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The Mining Elites in Africa 2022 media kit provides you with an overview of the product, the nomination categories and deadlines, our...

China maintains grip on battery chemical industry

By 2030, under BloombergNEF’s least cost Economic Transition Scenario, annual demand for lithium-ion batteries will pass 2.7 TWh.

Pensana’s role in the global rare earth supply chain recognised

China’s dominance over the critical mineral supply chains presents one of the largest strategic vulnerabilities since the Arab oil embargo.

Firefinch raises A47 million for Morila and Goulamina operations

“We thank our existing shareholders for their support and welcome high-quality institutions to our register and the Firefinch growth story."
graphite

Technical study initiated for NextSource’s Molo Phase 2 expansion

This is a significant increase from the company’s 2019 feasibility study that considered a Phase 2 capacity of only 45 000 tpa.
ASM Cobalt mining

Avoidance of DRC and its cobalt won’t solve persisting ethical problems

The issues of child labour, hazardous working conditions and unfair remuneration within the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) sector will not be solved by simply avoiding the DRC and choosing not to buy cobalt that originates from the country.

A$47 million equity raising by Firefinch for projects in Mali

"This will allow Firefinch to continue our momentum in both our gold and lithium businesses." - Firefinch MD, Dr Michael Anderson.
AVZ minerals

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