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.

graphite

A graphite beneficiation benchmark in the making

Tirupati Graphite, through its Madagascan natural flake graphite projects, is targeting the production of 81 000 tpa of processed flake production.
platinum

New venture to develop next generation battery technology

Anglo American Platinum and Platinum Group Metals have launched a new venture to accelerate development of next-generation battery technology.

Funding only barrier to moving Lindi Jumbo into full-scale development

Securing funding is the only barrier preventing Walkabout Resources from progressing its Lindi Jumbo graphite project in Tanzania.
Manono lithium

AVZ Minerals moves Manono lithium project forward

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has appointed Perth-based engineering design and construction contractor GR Engineering Services as the definitive feasibility study engineer for the Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Harmony

Gender and human rights essential for responsible mining says research organisation

The Responsible Mining Foundation has published its new framework and notes that gender and human rights are two “cross cutting issues”.

Lycopodium to complete DFS at Goulamina project

Lycopodium Minerals has been appointed to complete the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) at Mali’s Lithium’s Goulamina project.
GOLD WAGE NEGOTIATIONS

Mantashe allocates funds to improve SA licensing system

South Africa’s newly merged DMRE minister Gwede Mantashe has set aside R20 million to improve and develop an integrated licensing system.
Ramaphosa

Minerals Council responds to challenges from President Ramaphosa – Part 1

In his address at Mining Indaba, President Ramaphosa challenged the mining industry to take steps to implement what he called “10 value-adding principles”.
industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is electrifying the mining industry

The title of “the most important resource” has been held by many different materials over time. And now there is another contender – Industry 4.0.
desert lion energy Lepidico

Lepidico and Desert Lion Energy get green light for transaction

Desert Lion Energy has announced it has obtained a final order approving its acquisition by ASX-listed lithium developer Lepidico.

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