“Look at what’s required over the next 50 years, 60 years, and known lithium on the planet, I don’t think it’s as much as everyone understands it to be.”
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Garibaldi Resources beats out tech, energy, life sciences firms for Toronto market's annual crown with 2,351% market cap gain and 150m shares traded.
The list includes minerals that are important for defense, economic, and industrial purposes.
MGX Minerals will proceed with its previously announced partnership with Highbury Energy.
A 20-year friendship that helped turn Dan Gertler into a billionaire has left the Israeli businessman with a lot fewer places to go.
Cobalt 27, RNC Minerals shares pop after inking $70m deal on world's largest undeveloped cobalt, nickel sulphide deposit.
Electronics and car makers are racing to lock in supply agreements for cobalt amid fears of shortage.
The Swiss miner and commodities trader Glencore said its solid finances will let it to pursue more acquisitions if opportunities arise.
Eramet is actively looking at acquisition targets after previously acquiring a lithium deposit in Argentina.
Flush with cash, Randgold is on the hunt for gold mines outside Africa.
Asia’s No.1 carmaker has developed a magnet that reduces dependence on neodymium, a key rare earth metal used in the world’s most powerful batteries for electric vehicles.
The President has 15 days from the time parliament sends him the bill to either sign it into law or return it to parliament for further deliberation. If he takes no action, the bill automatically becomes law.
The DRC's attempts to extract more from cobalt will unleash a wave of unintended consequences, none of which will be positive for the government in Kinshasa.
Australian Mines said the agreement included an option for SK Innovation to buy up to 19.9% of its ordinary shares.
A whopping two-thirds of MINING.com readers say battery-technology metals will perform better than precious or base metals this year.
The administration wants to identify new domestic sources of critical minerals and increase domestic exploration, mining and recycling.
Sweden will step up efforts to find precious minerals such as cobalt and lithium, key battery components that are in demand among makers of EVs.
Mitsui’s investments in Chile’s copper industry date back to the 1990s and it now has minority interests in a number of the country’s leading mines.
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) has become a major of revenue for millions of people in about 80 countries worldwide, with more than 100 million people currently depending on the activity for their livelihoods. But at what costs?
Without changing the way it operates, the Canadian miner now wants to set foot in the world’s second lithium producing country.
The firm is also trying to halve use of cobalt in batteries from around 20% by raising the proportion of nickel, and it will start researching on development of nearly cobalt-free batteries.
"The aim is to secure the supply all the way down to the level of the mine, for 10 years."
Robert Friedland, founder and executive chairman of Ivanhoe Mines, said he would be happy to pay higher taxes if there is stability in Congo's rules and transparency in the accounting of those royalties.
New report shows private equity investment in mining jumped to $2.3 billion last year, with the bulk going into copper and battery metals.
The Democratic Republic of Congo will seek greater control of the global cobalt market by engaging directly with car and battery manufacturers.