Clive Palmer, who made his fortune in mining, is running for the Senate on his right-of-center United Australia Party ticket.
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The announcement came as the London Metal Exchange (LME) launched an initiative under which it could ban or delist brands that are not responsibly sourced by 2022.
The initiative could see it ban or delist brands that can’t prove they are responsibly sourced by 2022.
Officials said their companies are charging ahead with a flurry of new electric vehicle models, citing rising regulatory requirements globally.
There are now 486 EV manufacturers registered in China.
Joining the collaboration will enable the Volkswagen Group to gain greater insight into the provenance of cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries.
Jeff Gerard named to the top job, taking over from Danny Callow.
The complete lifting of the ban could allow billions of dollars in legal claims to move forward in U.S. courts and likely antagonize Canada and Europe.
Last month, Managem reported a 16% drop in 2018 revenue after metal prices fell on international markets and its Bakkoudou gold mine in Gabon closed.
The company produced about 930 tonnes of contained cobalt since January through interim operational solutions.
An independent lab ran a series of tests and average recovery rates ranged from 91.4% to 94%.
But the iron ore price surge won't last says new survey of commodity analysts.
Mongolia has emerged as an investment hot spot for untapped reserves.
The centre will investigate opportunities for greater efficiencies in the extraction and refinement of battery minerals.
The legislation would grant automakers a $7,000 tax credit for an additional 400,000 vehicles after they reach the 200,000 vehicle cap.
The company is reportedly in talks to supply its battery-grade product to four leading automakers.
The Chinese supplier of chemicals for lithium-ion batteries is also on the lookout for mine investment opportunities to guarantee supply.
The company says that copper recoveries from low grade mineralized material went up following magnetite separation.
Indonesia's first plant to produce battery-grade nickel is on track to start operations by 2020, though the project still needs an environmental permit that could take up to eight months.
The Riivos-built mining financial technology software helps them spend less time building spreadsheet models and more time optimizing their mine project economics.
Fundraising by unlisted funds for investment in natural resource reached a record $93 billion last year.
Indonesia's first plant to produce battery-grade nickel chemicals is on track to start operations by 2020.
Small spinel stones with good transparency and fine cobalt-blue colour can sell for about 10 times the price of a comparable sapphire.
A mix of political populism, higher commodity prices and the expectation electrification will spur demand for raw materials has led governments to change the rules for miners operating in their countries.
The restart of North America's only cobalt refinery is one step closer for Fisker-backed company.