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.

Bushveld

Vital Metals identifies vanadium exploration target in Burkina Faso

ASX-listed Vital Metals has identified a vanadium-titanium-magnetite, or VTM, exploration target at Tiebele, part of its Nahouri project in Burkina Faso.
Prospect Resources

Prospect Resources ups its stake in Arcadia lithium mine

ASX-listed Prospect Resources has increased its ownership of the Arcadia lithium mine in Zimbabwe from 70% to 87%.

Latest products and technologies revealed at Electra Mining Africa

Over 850 exhibitors showcased their latest new innovations, products and services at one of the world’s biggest mining and industrial trade exhibitions. Held at the...
barrick

Zambian mining tax increase: What you need to know

Several proposed changes to the Zambian mining tax regime have been made and included in the country's 2019 budget delivered on 28 September 2018
Mkango

Tanzanian junior expands focus to develop rare earths project in Malawi

The unfavourable legislative conditions in Tanzania has seen another junior explorer opt to redirect its attention to new project opportunities outside of the country. This time its ASX-listed Lindian Resources which has progressed with its acquisition of up to a 75% interest in a major rare earths project in Malawi.
eskom

Mining Charter III: you need to know this NOW

The official introduction of Mining Charter III is drawing closer following the most recent development which saw Cabinet approve Minister Mantashe’s latest draft following a public comment period which started on 15 June 2018.
Prospect Resources

Montero signs lithium MOU

Montero has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the Jiang Xi Yun Lithium for joint cooperation and development of lithium production.
graphite

Armadale Capital appoints marketing consultant to negotiate graphite offtake

AIM-listed Armadale Capital has appointed an experienced Beijing-based marketing consultant to pursue offtake agreements ahead of an anticipated decision to mine at the Mahenge Liandu graphite project in Tanzania in early 2019.
Prospect Resources

AVZ Minerals blazing a trail for lithium development in the DRC

AVZ Minerals is blazing the trail for future lithium development in the DRC, with its first mover advantage in Manono region in the south of the country.

Mining Indaba 2019 delegate bags

As a premier media partner to the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba, the December 2018 and January editions of Mining Review Africa will...

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