Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Expands Geographic Scope, Adopts Risk-Based Approach
THEnergy observes increasing interest in storage solutions from industrial off-grid end-customers and project developers.
The main objective of the legislation is to ensure that profits from those so-called “blood metals” — tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold — do not go to African warlords.
Providing proof of origin of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold near conflict zones voluntary under law to be adopted this week.
Tesla will need to purchase at least 7,000 tonnes of spherical graphite, 5,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide, and 1,500 tonnes of cobalt in 2015 ready to begin production by January 2016.
China is the globe's top mining country, but its alarming reserves-to-production ratio is forcing domestic miners to hunt for deals in the rest of the world.
Cuba, the world’s sixth largest nickel producer and one of the top 10 nickel mining countries, also holds significant deposits of other minerals and oil, new U.S. Geological Survey report shows.
Law suit exposes Apple's electric vehicle ambitions; Supply chain excellence key to company cutting battery costs and increasing volume for secret EV plan, Project Titan
Big new megafactories coming in 2017.
Much bigger batteries will be needed.
Red metal output at the mine, over 18 months behind schedule and $750 million over budget, is expected to ramp-up by July.
As far back as 1942, economists have noted that small-cap companies in particular tend to surge at the beginning of the year in a cycle known as the January Effect.
Game-changing disruptive technologies or sustainable end-user agreements are what companies need to succeed and he shares some likely names in the cobalt, lithium, nickel, graphite—even uranium—spaces in this interview with The Mining Report.
Sherritt International (TSX:S), the natural resources company with extensive operations in Cuba, saw a whopping 42.9 percent gain between last Monday and Friday, resulting from an announced thaw in US-Cuba relations.
Vancouver-based junior jumps 7% after assays from prospect on 3,600km2 coastal property returns strong copper-nickel-cobalt and platinum group results.
A group of 11 chief executives of firms operating in West Africa have called for more international support to combat the deadly virus.
The vehicles, en route to South Africa, have been stranded in neighbouring Zambia since Monday.
The European Investment Bank will not make public the findings of a 2-year tax-avoidance investigation into the Swiss giant's Zambian copper operation.
Plant means jobs for 6,500 people.
Two vehicle models to be built on same assembly line.
Available in 2017 for $35,000.
Superchargers replenish half a charge in as little as 20 minutes.
Tesla has dubbed its $5-billion pet project, the "Gigafactory," and it could be up and running by 2017, prompting the need for battery-grade materials like graphite, lithium and cobalt.
CEO Elon Musk, credited with much of Tesla`s success, did not actually start the company.
The electric motor company's plans to double the globe's battery output will up graphite demand 152%, but sourcing cobalt outside the Congo could prove difficult.
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