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Mining News Pro - BHP Nickel West, IGO and Lynas Corporation have joined Western Australia’s Future Battery Industry taskforce to enhance the state’s critical minerals industry.

Mining News Pro - A recent report by Benchmark Mineral Intelligence forecasts that the battery industry will require a further 100,000 tonnes of cobalt by 2025.

Mining News Pro - Despite analyst fears at the start of this year that countries could shift their focus away from reducing carbon emissions, business intelligence firm CRU senior analyst George Heppel says much of the year has been focused on green recovery concepts.

Mining News Pro - TNG has established a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) business as part of its vertical integration strategy for its Mount Peake vanadium/titanium/iron project, in the Northern Territory.

Mining News Pro - Global miner and commodities trader Glencore (LON: GLEN) is close to securing nickel supply deals with automakers and battery producers amid a looming squeeze in the market and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s recent call to miners to produce more of the metal.

Mining News Pro - Battery manufacturers and automakers are increasingly looking to invest in nickel projects to secure supply and the resurgent West Australian sector stands to benefit, according to Mincor Resources managing director David Southam.

Mining News Pro - Manganese X Energy announced that its team in New Brunswick, eastern Canada, will start drilling for ‘electric gold’ at the Battery Hill project.

Mining News Pro - Giyani Metals Corporation says it is encouraged by the endorsement of high-purity manganese as a critical component of cathode chemistries, as discussed during the Tesla Battery Day event on September 22.

Mining News Pro - Eurobattery Minerals announced that mineral tests conducted by SGS on the Castriz prospect in Galicia, Spain, confirmed economical-grade nickel sulphide.

Mining News Pro - A new ranking for 2020 by Bloomberg’s clean energy, new materials and commodity research arm (BloombergNEF) shows China dominating the global lithium-ion battery supply chain, quickly surpassing Japan and Korea, leaders for most of the previous decade.

Mining News Pro - A recent report by market analyst IDTechEx estimates that 2020 will see 330 kt of Li-ion battery waste and, as such, forecasts a growth in the recycling market.

Mining News Pro - Battery metals, which are used in modern energy efficient electrical products, are playing an increasingly important role in climate change mitigation and the shift towards a lower carbon-intensive future.

Mining News Pro - Having started its diversification strategy by venturing into platinum-group metals (PGMs) in 2016, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman says the company is now considering diversifying into battery metals.

Mining News Pro - In order to transition towards a fully renewable energy-based economy, the problem of intermittency in non-fossil fuel electricity generation first needs to be solved, said Donald Sadoway, professor of materials chemistry at MIT.

Mining News Pro - US startup NDB, a company that says it has created the first and only universal, self-charging nano-diamond battery that provides thousands of years of charge, announced that two of its proofs of concept achieved a breakthrough 40% charge. This is a significant improvement over commercial diamonds, which have only a 15% charge collection efficiency.

Mining News Pro - While global electric vehicle (EV) sales are back to a healthy growth trajectory, significant investment in mining capacity is required if EVs are to become anything more than a niche market, says mining entrepreneur Robert Friedland’s Clean TeQ Holdings.

Mining News Pro - Africa-focused minerals exploration and development company IronRidge Resources has been accepted as a member of the European Battery Alliance (EBA250), which is committed to driving a competitive and sustainable battery industry in Europe by 2025.

Mining News Pro - Diversified miner Vale is making further progress in its strategy of replacing fossil fuels, with the announcement this week that it is installing Brazil’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) at a port in Rio de Janeiro to supply electrical demand.

Mining News Pro - China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), a Tesla supplier, is developing a new type of electric vehicle (EV) battery that contains no nickel or cobalt, a company executive said.

Mining News Pro - Electricity utility Eskom has called for bids for the design and construction of a battery energy storage system (BESS) to be installed at the Skaapvlei substation at Vredendal, in the Western Cape, where the group’s 100 MW Sere wind farm is located.

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