Renewable power generation is also copper - hungry and on the rise as countries seek to meet Net Zero commitments and more sustainable operations.
“Existing and would-be nickel producers are being drawn to the possibility of manufacturing sulphate to benefit from perceived premiums."
Listen to the recorded which unpacked the importance of copper as a raw material in the global move toward greener energy and transportation.
The Feasibility Study for the scale-up of the Vidalia battery facility post product qualification continued during the period of suspended operations.
An IDTechEx report provides a comprehensive overview of the Li-ion market with commentary and analysis on the bottlenecks that may hinder it.
Recovering lithium prices from the negative perception of a slower consumer uptake for electric vehicles has not affected ASX-listed Prospect Resources.
Mining is large contributor to global warming through its use of fossil fuels and is facing increased pressure to move towards renewable energy.
As measures to operate more responsibly and improve their ESG performance are implemented - this could be a watershed year for sustainable finance.
While battery metals exploration is expected to continue to increase it is still gold and base metals that currently attracts the most exploration funding.
Mines can, and will be, carbon-neutral and will use significantly less water as well deliver positive biodiversity outcomes.