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 […]