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.

Laser scanner keeps Wits mining students at leading edge

Mining engineering students at Wits University will be better exposed to the contribution of modern survey technology in a range of mining disciplines.
Syrah Resources

Syrah Resources produces first purified spherical graphite in the US

Syrah Resources produces its first purified spherical graphite from its battery anode material plant in Louisiana, USA using natural graphite from Balama.
technology

A universal standard for ethics, sustainability and environmental impact

CERA, the first global certification scheme to guarantee a consistent standard of environmental, social and economic impact has been launched.
Prospect Resources

Mali Lithium investigates downstream processing at Goulamina

Mali Lithium is to conduct a scoping study at its Goulamina project.
NEW Armadale Mahenge Liandu

Armadale Capital secures MOU for additional offtaker

AIM-listed Armadale Capital has signed an MOU for a proposed offtake agreement with China-based Datong Resources for high quality graphite products produced at the company’s Mahenge Liandu graphite project in Tanzania.
blockchain cobalt

Seven mining companies partner with World Economic Forum

Seven leading mining and metals companies have partnered with the World Economic Forum to accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices.
ECAMF

Rwanda and Russia sign cooperation agreement

Rwanda and Russia have signed a mining and hydrocarbon agreement for several aspects geological and equipment for the mining, oil and gas sectors.
Volt Resources

Volt Resources sees outlook for graphite as positive

Volt Resources has provided an update on progress made in relation to funding strategies for Stage 1 Development of its Bunyu Graphite Project in Tanzania.
ASM

Data disruption: the key to ethical battery supply chains in ASM

A new data study has delivered the first ever comprehensive picture of the state of ASM in cobalt, copper and conflict minerals.
africa

What you need to know: South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan 2019

IRP 2019 sets out nine policy supply and demand side interventions in the short term to minimise the risk of load shedding.

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