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.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe mining sector: has positive change begun?

A recent mining conference held in Zimbabwe at the end of February - the Zimbabwe Mining Conference (27-28 February) - has raised the question:...
magnis battery

Prospect Resources begins lithium pilot plant commissioning in Zimbabwe

ASX-listed Prospect Resources has commenced commissioning of a battery grade lithium carbonate pilot plant in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe –  Prospect Resources expects to ramp up...
Prospect Resources

Prospect Resources acquires lithium project in Zimbabwe

Prospect Resources has exercised its option to acquire the Good Days lithium project. The project is located in north eastern Zimbabwe and contains numerous mineralised...
lithium

AVZ Minerals to raise $15 million for Manono lithium project

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has mandated Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation to manage a $15 million capital raising. Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation (Cantor) has received a firm...
Prospect Resources

Battery grade lithium carbonate pilot plant commissioned

“Producing high grade battery quality lithium carbonate that exceeds industry norms bodes well for the ultimate company goal of a large scale facility in-country, states Prospect...
drc

African Battery Metals advances new DRC cobalt assets with speed

AIM quoted African Battery Metals is making rapid exploration advancement at its recently acquired cobalt-copper interests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The...
Metals

Global mining deal value hits five-year high

Global mining and metals deal value rose 15% year-on-year to US$51 billion in 2017 – the highest value of completed deals since 2013 –...
Theta Gold Mines

Does the mining industry have a future in South Africa?

Speech to the British Chamber of Business in South Africa by Peter Leon, Partner and Africa Co-Chair, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP South Africa has had...
Mining

Global mining: what to expect in 2018 and what we learned...

Like many other industries, the pace of change in the global mining and metals space seems to have accelerated significantly in the last few...
Aura Energy

Suricate Minerals to unlock mineral wealth in Mauritania

Privately-owned Mauritanian mining and exploration company, Suricate Minerals, is engaging with international financial and technical service partners to develop its quartz, barite, lithium, copper...

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