Cobalt to Share EV Battery Duties with Nickel

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Tartisan Nickel Corp. Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Tartisan Nickel Corp. (CSE:TN)  (“Tartisan”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Aamer Siddiqui as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company. Mr. Siddiqui is a Chartered Professional Accountant(CPA) and Chartered Accountant(CA), Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Additionally, the Company reports that Tartisan Nickel has engaged Marrelli Support Services Inc. to provide […]

Nickel Tipped to be Fastest-growing Battery Metal in EV Boom

Speaking before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Tuesday (February 5), Managing Director at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Simon Moores delivered a sobering view of where the US ranks in the battery metals space. In his testimony on outlook for energy and minerals, Moores said that as of 2019, “we are in the […]

5 Top Nickel News Stories of 2018

Like other base metals, nickel faced challenges in 2018. While prices rose in the first half of the year, the trade war between the US and China ultimately kicked in and led to a drop.  Although the steel sector remains the dominant source of nickel demand, much attention was focused on the battery sector in […]

Nickel Outlook 2019: No Boom, but Batteries Loom

Nickel was as hard hit as other base metals in 2018 as investor sentiment bled the markets, leading to lower prices even as demand increased. Analysts predict that nickel prices will stay low through to 2019, barring any significant improvements in the seemingly deteriorating US-China trade rhetoric. Additionally, the much-touted battery metal boom might well […]

Nickel Trends 2018: Becoming a Battery Metal

In 2018, the nickel story was one of increased interest in its use as a battery component, along with anxiety over supply mixed with trade war jitters. From the start of 2018 through to now, nickel has had as bumpy a ride as other base metals, but with a peak well above its starting value in the […]

Top Nickel Stocks of 2018 on the TSX and TSXV

While the nickel price saw some growth near the mid-point of 2018, it has spent the second half of the year simmering back down to where it started. Accordingly, some nickel explorers and producers have found their shares on the up, while others have cooled off as the year comes to a close. Below we […]

Cobalt Trends 2018: Prices Fall, Nickel Threat Creeps Up

After a bright 2017, cobalt kicked off the year on the right track, with prices increasing during the first quarter. However, with plenty of news from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), prices declining and the battle for the electric car battery heating up, cobalt lost some momentum. As 2018 comes to a close, the […]

MGX Minerals and Engineering Partner Highbury Energy Announce R&D for Petroleum Coke to Synthetic Crude Oil Gasification with Vanadium, Nickel, Cobalt Extraction

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) and Highbury Energy Inc. (“Highbury”) are pleased to report additional work has commenced on gasification of petroleum coke (“petcoke”), an oilsands and refinery by-product, into a synthetic liquid equivalent to refinery crude oil feedstock. The expanded research and development is focused on the re-processing of petcoke waste product to a synthetic crude oil. The […]