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.

Water

Water scarcity: Chemical reagents an effective solution

The growing need to conserve water and preserve the environment are quickly becoming priorities for the mining industry says Axis House.
renewables

DRC to build solar plants to reduce energy scarcity mining challenges

A clean energy company will establish 400 MW solar photo-voltaic power plants in the DRC to reduce energy scarcities faced by the mining industry.
electric vehicle lithium

European car industry serious about capturing lithium battery value chain

Europe could capture a significant share of the lithium battery value chain and position the European electric vehicle sector as a global leader.
beneficiation

Claude Baissac: A straight talker who pulls no punches

Claude Baissac, CEO of consultancy firm, Eunomix, is well-known in African mining circles. His expert insight into the beneficiation is highly valued.
drc

Calls to withdraw army from Fungurume mines in the DRC

Human rights NGO Amnesty International has called for the withdrawal of armed forces in and around the Tenke Fungurume mining complex in the DRC.
open mineral

Open Mineral awarded technology pioneer by World Economic Forum

Open Mineral is a start-up built by a team of industry professionals to standardize transparent pricing in archaic physical commodity trade.
video

DRC Mining Week 2019 doubles in size

This year was the 15th anniversary event of DRC Mining Week. All metrics in terms of delegates, sponsors and high-level representation were smashed.

Mkango to commence exploration at Thambani uranium project

Mkango Resources will commence a further exploration at its Thambani uranium project in Malawi, the company has announced. Malawi...
red rock

Red Rock Resources strengthens licences and assets

Red Rock Resources, the natural resource development company with interests in gold, manganese and minerals, updates its African interests.
video

DRC Mining Week a success for South African exhibitors

Mining Review Africa speaks to Eric Bruggeman, CEO of the SA Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), about the new DRC Mining Code.

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