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.

dromex

Improvements in SA’s fatality rate in 2019 – pure luck?

Trade union Solidarity has acknowledged South Africa’s improvement in its health and safety statistics for 2019 but notes that there is still room for improvement, particularly with regards to the number of injuries in the industry.

The growing importance of managing ESG risks

Within the mining and minerals sector, investors are increasingly integrating environmental, social and governance, or ESG, into their investment process.
eurasian resources

Eurasian Resources Group still buoyant about the DRC

It was a bittersweet 2019 for Eurasian Resources Group’s DRC interests. A new government, a new Mining Code and a decrease in cobalt prices.
Black Rock Mining

Black Rock Mining enters EPC framework agreement for Mahenge project

Tanzanian graphite project developer Black Rock Mining has executed a non-binding co-operation framework agreement with major Chinese infrastructure contractor, China Railway Seventh Group for its Mahenge graphite project in Tanzania.
mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.
Giyani Metals

Giyani Metals Corp. starts feasibility study work at Botswana manganese project

TSXV-listed Giyani Metals has started work on the feasibility study for its K.Hill manganese deposit in Botswana.
tax

D-Day is here: South African expats in for a bumpy ride

South African legislation governing expatriate tax exemption is set to change dramatically from 1st March 2020, affecting South Africans worldwide.
AVZ Minerals

AVZ Minerals to investigate hydro-electric power station refurbishment

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals subsidiary, AVZ Power, as signed an MoU with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Energy to investigate the feasibility of refurbishment of the Mpiana-Mwanga hydro-electric power station on Luvua River and associated power grids in the Manono Territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
energy

Shining a light on VRFBs for energy storage applications

While the majority of current vanadium demand underwritten by the steel industry as an additive to strengthen various grades of steel, a...
Syrah Resources graphite

SRG Mining sells 60% of its future graphite production

SRG Mining has signed four, three-year firm off-take agreements for a total of 89,000 t over a two year period at its Lola graphite project.

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