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Mining News Pro - Domestic Chinese battery-grade lithium carbonate prices assessed by Benchmark Mineral Intelligence are on a tear in 2021 after bottoming out in the second half of last year, following a lengthy slump.

Mining News Pro - US-based engineers have joined forces to develop high-voltage reference batteries for behind-the-meter energy storage applications, based on a bipolar technology that uses silicon wafers in traditional lead batteries.

Mining News Pro - New study shows Asian cathode, precursor producers’ control of nickel, cobalt supply go way beyond long-term off-take agreements

Mining News Pro - Canada has a sizeable opportunity to become one of the world’s leaders in the lithium-ion battery market, but that potential needs to be recognized and nurtured by regulators and miners, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence director Simon Moores told the House of Commons on Monday.

Mining News Pro - A report by market researcher Adamas Intelligence states that Tesla deployed more passenger EV battery capacity and battery materials, namely lithium, nickel and graphite, than its four closest competitors combined in 2020.

Mining News Pro - Mining heavyweight Mick Davis, whose Vision Blue has raised $60-million to invest in battery metal assets, believes the world is on the cusp of an unprecedented surge in demand for certain commodities and that an immediate supply-side response is required from the industry.

Mining News Pro - Former Xstrata boss Mick Davis’ newly founded battery metals investment firm Vision Blue Resources (VBR) has raised $60 million and invested almost half of it in Canada’s NextSource Materials (TSX:NEXT), which is building a graphite mine in Madagascar.

Mining News Pro - The world is increasingly electrifying, while also focusing on environmental protection using green technology to do so, and Africa needs to capture as much of the investment value that goes along with those trends, Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo has said.

Mining News Pro - Diversified miner Glencore International and Norwegian battery producer FREYR have signed a letter of intent for the supply of up to 3 700 t of high-purity cobalt metal cut cathodes produced at Glencore’s Norwegian operations, Nikkelverk.

Mining News Pro - In a call to investors following disappointing financial results released Wednesday, CEO Elon Musk says Tesla doesn’t have enough cells to put new products like Semi truck into production.

Mining News Pro - Researchers at Stanford University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have developed a prototype of an anode-free, zinc-based battery that uses low-cost, naturally abundant materials.

Mining News Pro - Platinum Group Metals (PTM) and its subsidiary Lion Battery Technologies reports that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a second patent to Florida International University (FIU) related to the use of platinum group metals (PGMs) in lithium batteries.

Mining News Pro - The cost of battery cells used for electric vehicles has fallen to an average of $110/kWh, making such cars competitive with those using internal combustion engines (ICE), according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (BMI).

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.

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