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.

mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.
Giyani Metals

Giyani Metals Corp. starts feasibility study work at Botswana manganese project

TSXV-listed Giyani Metals has started work on the feasibility study for its K.Hill manganese deposit in Botswana.
tax

D-Day is here: South African expats in for a bumpy ride

South African legislation governing expatriate tax exemption is set to change dramatically from 1st March 2020, affecting South Africans worldwide.
AVZ Minerals

AVZ Minerals to investigate hydro-electric power station refurbishment

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals subsidiary, AVZ Power, as signed an MoU with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Energy to investigate the feasibility of refurbishment of the Mpiana-Mwanga hydro-electric power station on Luvua River and associated power grids in the Manono Territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
energy

Shining a light on VRFBs for energy storage applications

While the majority of current vanadium demand underwritten by the steel industry as an additive to strengthen various grades of steel, a...
Syrah Resources graphite

SRG Mining sells 60% of its future graphite production

SRG Mining has signed four, three-year firm off-take agreements for a total of 89,000 t over a two year period at its Lola graphite project.
lithium

Setting the lithium benchmark

AVZ Minerals is continuing to advance the DFS on its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Platreef Palladium ivanplats

Surging palladium and rhodium prices good news for Ivanplats

Ivanplats is fast-tracking a feasibility study on a smaller-scale, early-stage development plan using Shaft 1 as a production shaft at Platreef.
Mozambique graphite

Triton Minerals: Showcasing Mozambique’s graphite potential

Triton Minerals may become one of the hottest graphite investments in Africa. Construction at its graphite project is scheduled to start in April 2020.
base gold

Commodity prices: Gold shone brightest in 2019

For the first time in more than a decade, palladium is rivalling gold in value, but gold, in itself, has also performed particularly well in 2019.

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