The charter produced in 2017, drafted by previous Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, threatened as many as 100,000 jobs.
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The battery cell maker is working on the first section of the factory, in Skellefteå in the north of Sweden, which will be completed in 2020 and produce eight gigawatt cell capacity per year.
Even best-case, mass early roll-out of new cobalt-light batteries won’t solve cobalt supply issues says new report.
Electric vehicle manufacturer has reduced cobalt usage in its batteries by 59%.
The Perth-based miner plans to raise its Australian manganese production by 6 percent to 3.3 million wet metric tonnes.
There were cases of displacement of communities, workers subjected to unsafe conditions, as well as soil, water and air pollution.
Timis's Pan African Burkina Limited (PAB) acquired the rights to the Tambao mine, which it says holds 100 million tonnes of manganese reserves, in June 2012.
The first company to find an economical way to harvest nodules from the ocean floor could reap a significant windfall.
A total of 12.5 million tonnes of manganese will be transported every year once Transnet signs contracts with nine local manganese producers.
ARM declared a dividend of 250 cents per share for the first half.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, this new state enables a high-performance, low-cost sodium-ion battery.
Burkina Faso is looking for a new partner to mine the world’s largest manganese deposit after rights disputes thwarted two earlier attempts.
Eramet is actively looking at acquisition targets after previously acquiring a lithium deposit in Argentina.
BBC report details 1974 CIA operation to salvage Soviet submarine carrying nuclear missiles under guise of a Howard Hughes-financed seabed manganese mine.
SA mining companies agreed to postpone a legal challenge to the government’s new industry rules after Ramaphosa said he’s committed to finding a solution.
Cyril Ramaphosa isn’t even president yet and mining companies are already changing their tune on South Africa.
China’s global resource grab, and the ramifications for the rest of the world, are on my radar screen. Are they on yours? If not, maybe they should be.
Miner announced record output of chrome and platinum group metals, also said it was seeking to diversify into EV materials.
In a High Court decision handed down on 3 October 2017, Justice Meyer found in favour of the taxpayer, United Manganese of Kalahari Proprietary Limited.
The rise of electric vehicles and the quest to find solutions to energy storage for the renewables industry have created a breeding ground for tech experts to develop battery technologies.
The company plans to build and begin operating a hydrometallurgical plant to prove continuous recovery of cathode material
South Africa intends to suspend the granting of applications for prospecting and mining rights as well as any renewals pending a court case to review new mining laws, the Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Thursday.
Manganese is a critical and irreplaceable element used in steel production and used widely as a battery component.
Aside from iron, manganese is the most essential mineral in the production of steel. Which makes manganese the fourth largest traded metal commodity.
The company, however, has decided to stay away from thermal coal assets due mainly to uncertainties over demand linked to climate concerns.