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.

AVZ minerals

New DRC mining code will not alter positive outlook

On 10 March 2018, embattled Congolese President Joseph Kabila signed into law a new mining code that will raise royalties on minerals across the board,...
south africa

Key highlights from Investing in African Mining Indaba 2018

Greg McNab, Global head of mining, Baker McKenzie, and Wildu du Plessis, head of Africa, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg outlines some of highlights from the 2018...
Prospect Resources

AVZ Minerals signs its second lithium offtake MOU this month

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has signed its second MOU in March for potential investment and off-take opportunities from the Manono lithium project in the Democratic...
Solidarity eskom

DRC government disregards concerns and enforces revised Mining Code

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) president Joseph Kabila on Friday signed the revised Mining Code into legislation – just two days after government...
Gécamines

First kilometre-scale cobalt anomalies confirmed at Namibian cobalt-copper project

TSXV-listed Namibia Rare Earths has received positive results from analyses of archived soil samples over the Western Targets area on the Kunene cobalt-copper project...
Tirupati Graphite

Magnis Resources reaches consensus in Tanzania

ASX-listed Magnis Resources has reached an agreement with the Government of Tanzania on amendments to the Special Economic Zone licence, granted to Magnis Technologies...
lithium

Montero Mining & Exploration acquires tin tailings project

TSX.V-quoted Montero Mining & Exploration has entered a binding Heads of Agreement with Namib Base Minerals and Namibia Silica to acquire a 95% interest...
AVZ minerals

VLOG: Is the DRC a mining hot spot?

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a top mining topic at present - for the right and the wrong reasons. The country and the...
AVZ Minerals Manono lithium project

AVZ Minerals signs MOU with Chinese battery electrolyte manufacturer

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology Co. for potential investment in the company and off-take opportunities...
Predictive Discovery

Global metals exploration anticipated to rise 20% in 2018

Global spending on exploration for nonferrous metals rose to an estimated US$8.4 billion in 2017, compared with US$7.3 billion in 2016, representing the first...

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