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.

Thakadu Battery Minerals

Thakadu Battery Materials secures grant for nickel sulphide plant development

The grant will be used for the construction of Thakadu Battery Materials pure nickel sulphate plant in South Africa's North West province. Thakadu is well...
Blackrock

What is considered a worthy investment in the face of risk?

Despite a bounce-back in commodity prices (some, not all), investors remain reluctant to put large sums of cash on the table when all risks...
cobalt

Cobalt expected to be in short supply as battery metal demand...

The demand for cobalt is being driven by the continued growth in the electric vehicles sector, which is resultantly driving the demand for this...
Walkabout Resources

Walkabout Resources expands lithium footprint in Namibia

Namibia – Through its wholly owned Namibian entity Aardvark Minerals (ARV), Walkabout Resources has executed a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a local...
Commodities

Commodities driven by optimism and global growth

Most commodities were up over the holiday and last week: Energy commodities showed unexpected strength as Brent rallied to $68 last week on strong...
Glencore

Electric vehicles drive demand for cobalt and copper

Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) gives his review of the year 2017 and predicts what will be the industry’s stand out...
cobalt

Sula Iron and Gold acquires DRC cobalt license

The fundraising, which has been arranged by SP Angel, is conditional, inter alia, upon Sula Iron and Gold shareholders' approval of each of the resolutions...

What is the outlook for Africa’s mining industry?

Mining is one of Africa’s most significant export industries. Natural resources make up approximately 60% of South Africa’s exports and are a substantial driver...
Magnis Resources

One of the world’s highest grade graphite deposits confirmed in Mozambique

This announcement follows on the company’s release of a maiden JORC compliant mineral resource estimate for the deposit which is located in northern Mozambique,...
Katanga copper DRC

The top 10 reasons to like copper

The supply side 1. Systematic grade decline and resource depletion.Primary output from currently operating mines is reportedly likely to decline over the coming decade. This...

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