Battery metals

Common battery metals include copper, cobalt, vanadium, lithium, nickel, lead, and graphite. Battery metals are used in the manufacture of batteries for energy storage and to manufacture batteries used to power electric vehicles (EVs) and electric cars. Battery metals also incorporates energy storage technology, battery storage, renewable energy storage, electricity smoothing, vanadium redox flow batteries, lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, arbitrage and hybrid vehicles.

graphite

Improved mine plan could double Armadale Capital’s graphite output

AIM-listed Armadale Capital’s could double graphite production from its Mahenge Liandu graphite project in south-east Tanzania via a staged four-year ramp-up process.
blasting geology Seequent

TECH NEWS: Geology software scoops industry award

 Seequent has received a 2020 Esri Partner Award, ‘Analytics to Insights’ for its industry-first tool Target for ArcGIS Pro.
Orion Prieska

Orion Minerals subsidiary granted EA for mining in South Africa

Orion Minerals has announced Vardocube has been granted an EA for mining by the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy.
lithium

Plenty of lithium prospects for Prospect Resources

Recovering lithium prices from the negative perception of a slower consumer uptake for electric vehicles has not affected ASX-listed Prospect Resources.
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South Africa’s economy dire in comparison to rest of Africa

Dr Azar Jammine highlights the economic disparity between South Africa, West Africa and East Africa and how this could be an opportunity for South Africa.
coal energy reneewables

Mining under pressure to transition to renewable energy

Mining is large contributor to global warming through its use of fossil fuels and is facing increased pressure to move towards renewable energy.
Mantashe south africa mining indaba PDAC

South Africa’s DMRE schedule at PDAC 2020

The South African Government, led by the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), Gwede Mantashe is participating at PDAC 2020.
copper cobalt

Precipitation reagent compensates for low cobalt prices

The demand for electric vehicles has been slower than expected – and the consequent result has seen a fairly steep drop in battery minerals like cobalt.
Minrom

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth

The key to attract mineral exploration into resource-rich African countries is having access to reliable, publicly-available geological data.
Australia-Africa Minerals & Energy Group AAMEG

Stability in Africa – a continuing concern

The AAMEG believes that Africa remains ripe with opportunity for those who know how to navigate its political and legislative pitfalls.

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