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The Ellis Martin Report: Interview with Benchmark Mineral's Simon Moores

Ellis Martin speaks with Simon Moores, an analyst at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence a London-based consultancy and research firm focusing on critical and industrial metals.

Roskill's long-term outlook for vanadium prices suggests a recovery in prices is likely, peaking around 2019/2020

Roskill's latest vanadium report provides an in-depth look at an industry for which little information is publically available.

Largo makes historic vanadium flow battery partnership

The MOU summarizes the principal terms upon which Largo and Vionx will continue discussions that may lead to the supply by Largo of vanadium electrolyte to Vionx to further the research and development of advanced VRBs utilizing VNX Grid Energy Storage Systems.

Largo announces closing of the first tranche of recently announced private placement

Largo announces closing of the first tranche of recently announced private placement and signing of binding term sheet for new debt facilities.

Credit Suisse analyst Michael Slifirski: new non-Chinese graphite and vanadium supply could create new demand

More may really be better for end users and mining companies when it comes to graphite.

Largo provides operational update

Construction of the Maracas Vanadium Project is now 99.8% complete, with only the installation of auxiliary items still underway.

American Vanadium and Gildemeister team up to provide grid energy storage to US

US grid energy receives a boost from American Vanadium and Gildemeister energy solutions.

VIDEO: Energy storage will be a trillion dollar industry: American Vanadium

China plans to build storage for 5% of its energy by 2021

Judge issues ruling in case challenging issuance of radioactive materials license for Pinon Ridge Mill

Energy Fuels announced today that Denver District Court Judge John N. McMullen ruled in favor of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Energy Fuels, Inc. on the ten substantive environmental, health, and safety claims in a case challenging CDPHE's issuance of a radioactive materials license for the Piñon Ridge project to Energy Fuels.

Largo commences full construction activities at its Brazil Maracas Vanadium Project

Having officially broken ground in Brasilia, and with projected annual production of 5,000 tonnes, Largo's Vanadium project is underway.

Vanadium: Awaiting energizing

Specialty metals suffer, in many cases, from being either combined with other metals in small quantities to gain relevance or have stand-alone usages that seem obscure or humdrum. In the case of vanadium the market is large but the sources are many, with recycling (the miner’s worst enemy) being a major source.

Riding the graphite bull

Chris Berry, founder of Mountain Partners asset management company, provided an interesting summary of the graphite space while speaking at the recent Graphite Express Conference in Vancouver.

American Vanadium licenses Vanadium Electrolyte intellectual property from Battelle

American Vanadium Corp. (AVC - TSX Venture), ("American Vanadium" or the "Company")announces it has signed a licensing agreement with Battelle for use of a mixed acid electrolyte technology developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ("PNNL") that increases the energy density and operating temperature range of vanadium redox flow batteries. Additionally, as part of a separate agreement, PNNL will independently evaluate the development of American Vanadium's electrolyte, to be produced from its Gibellini Project in Nevada.

Energizer Resources’ discovery of graphite and vanadium: agreement with DRA Mineral Projects to develop Green Giant in Madagascar

With confirmation of the discovery of two strategic minerals, vanadium and graphite, Energizer Resources says it "is now well positioned to move forward to mine development"

Crosshair Completes 2011 Drilling Program In the Central Mineral Belt (CMB), Labrador

Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX:CXX)(NYSE Amex:CXZ) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its 2011 drill program on the CMB Uranium/Vanadium Project located in central Labrador, Canada.

Largo Resources awaiting final confirmation of commitment from commercial banks for US$150 million financing for the Maracas vanadium project, Bahia, Brazil

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2011) - Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:LGO) ("Largo" or the "Company") announced today that it is expecting to receive final commitment from a consortium of commercial banks for a guaranty of its ...

Sino Vanadium execs give minorities a 180% premium as farewell present

Top management and eight shareholders who control 73.9% of the outstanding shares of TSX-Venture listed Sino Vanadium on Friday announced that they are taking the tiny firm private. The company first listed in June 2009. The share tripled on Friday to 21c and 108,200 shares changed hands compared to the usual 1,000. The company is offering 27c to shareholders who turn in their shares over the next month, so some investors appear to be cashing in early. Sino Vanadium owns 100% of a project in China's Shaanxi Province in the feasibility stage which it says could produce 14% of world vanadium supply.

Jonathan Lee: Graphite and vanadium to benefit from battery market growth

Graphite and vanadium may be relatively obscure materials, but these commodities could get a jolt from developing battery technology.

Jonathan Lee: Graphite and Vanadium to benefit from battery market growth

Graphite and vanadium may be relatively obscure materials, but these commodities could get a jolt from developing battery technology.

Manitoba's Gossan Resources investing in Greece, undertaking private placement

Gossan Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:GSS)(FRANKFURT/FREIVERKEHR & XETRA:WKN 904435) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with East Mining Company SA ("EMC") of Athens, Greece, to investigate and examine the possibilities of acquiring mineral projects within Europe, on a non-exclusive basis, and initially to assess three potential projects in Greece. Additional projects may be pursued.

Can electric vehicles drive vanadium demand?

Solar and wind can't produce power when there is no sun or turbulence in the air. That is why energy storage will be vital for offsetting and balancing use of traditional baseload power sources during peak and off-peak periods.

American Vanadium: Beyond a mine

American Vanadium (CVE:AVC) isn't just developing a mine, but it is also making a market. The company's future product, vanadium, is well-used ingredient in steel alloy that has widespread application for making items stronger and […]

Maiden iron and high grade vandium resource announced for WA Canegrass project owned by SA's Flinders Mines

Significant high grade vanadium Inferred Mineral Resource - 107Mt @ 0.62% V2O5, +0.5% cut-off Extensive upside potential - only 5% of prospective stratigraphy contained within current vanadium resource Iron Inferred Mineral Resource of 216Mt @ 25.4% Fe,