Cobalt Companies Spurred by Battery Demand Revitalizing Ontario Silver Mines

The electric vehicle (EV) battery market is spurring growing demand in battery metals such as lithium, copper, graphite and cobalt. As cobalt is often found as a byproduct of silver production, cobalt companies in Ontario are turning to old, past-producing silver mines in the province. In a recent article on the town of Cobalt, Ontario […]

Resource Big News Roundup: Foran Intersects 8.3 Metres of 12.5% Zinc Equivalent at McIlvenna Bay; Critical Elements Successfully Produces Battery Grade Lithium Hydroxide in Pilot Plant Testing; Ely Gold Royalties Sells Gold Rock Claims to Fiore Gold, Retains Royalty

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) steadily rose. On Friday, the index rose as the US and China take steps to resolve their trade dispute. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, continued its trend from last week and dropped, but rose slightly at the end of the week. In case you missed it, […]

New York Battery Plant Strategic Advancements

Imperium3 (iM3) New York Gigafactory work has commenced with design, process engineering and site preparations Ex-Tesla Senior Manager and Gigafactory expert joins Advisory Board to accelerate the project execution Majority of production already committed to strategic customers from the automotive and renewable industries Magnis continues to make significant progress, rapidly advancing development of the project […]

Does Trump Trade War with China Concern Chinese Flake Graphite Suppliers & Lithium-Ion Battery Makers?

Lomiko Metals Inc. (“Lomiko”) (TSXV:LMR, OTC:LMRMF, FSE:DH8C) CEO A. Paul Gill has raised questions on whether recent activity by graphite suppliers and lithium-ion battery makers indicate concerns regarding increasing trade tensions between the United States and China. Lomiko will begin it’s Fall campaign meet with investors, fund managers and investment advisors at the Raise Conference […]

Best Car Jump Starter 2018 Review – Oittm 1500A Peak Current Battery Booster

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Solid-state Battery Producer Raises US$20 Million to Scale Up Production

Colorado-based startup Solid Power has secured US$ 20 million in financing to complete a solid-state battery cells manufacturing facility, the company announced on Monday (September 10). Investors in the Series A funding include the venture capital units of Hyundai Motor (KRX:005380) and Solvay (EPA:SOLB) as well as A123 Systems, Sanoh Industrial (TSE:6584) and Samsung Venture […]

Queensland Government Approves $3.1M Grant For Townsville Battery Plant Study

Magnis Resources (ASX:MNS) (“Magnis” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that iM Townsville (“iM3 Townsville”), the recently established subsidiary of Imperium3 Pty Ltd, has formally received government approvals for the $ 3.1 million grant supporting the feasibility study into the establishment of a 15 GWh Lithium-ion Battery (LIB) manufacturing plant in Townsville, Queensland. The […]

C4V Delivers Lithium-Ion Battery For Smart Grid Project

Magnis Resources (ASX:MNS) (“Magnis” or the “Company”) is pleased to advise that exclusive battery manufacturing partner and investee company, Charge CCCV (C4V), has achieved a major milestone in delivering its first battery towards a demonstration project that was approved under a New York State Government entity. As detailed in the C4V press release overleaf, the […]

New Mines to Charge up BHP’s Battery Ambitions

Global diversified miner BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) has revealed plans to become a “globally significant” player in the battery metals segment, announcing in Kalgoorlie this week that it is planning on building three new mines in Western Australia. The Mount Keith satellite project (Yakabindie), Betheno and Leinster operations in the Northern Goldfields region of the Australian state […]

Is Cobalt Still Essential to Battery Technology?

Cobalt’s role as a critical material in the booming electric vehicle (EV) batteries market has been the key driver of the cobalt story—pushing prices up four-fold from 2016 to a peak of US$ 93,250 per tonne in April 2018, compared to US$ 13,300 per tonne for lithium. On the supply side, more than half of […]

Jon Hykawy: What’s Next for Battery Technology and Metals Demand?

At this year’s Lithium Supply and Markets conference in Las Vegas, the Investing News Network had the chance to catch up with Jon Hykawy of Stormcrow Capital, who shared his insight on the battery metals market. Hykawy said he is optimistic about future demand for electric cars, which will see the need for batteries increase […]

Kibaran Resources: EcoGraf Battery Graphite Update

Kibaran Resources (ASX: KNL) provides an update on the application of its proprietary eco-friendly purification process to existing global graphite feedstocks, as part of the pilot plant testwork program currently underway in Germany. As quoted in the press release: Highlights: Technical review completed of established graphite producers to prioritise the procurement ofproduct samples. Samples sourced […]