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    Published 10 October 2020 | viewed 2,896 times

    Slovakia’s InoBat Auto has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first “intelligent” electric vehicle battery, said to beat competitors’ with a higher energy density…

  • Britain Blocks The Approval Of A Major Coal Mine

    Published 07 October 2020 | viewed 5,746 times

    The UK government has temporarily blocked the development of what would be the nation’s first new deep coal mine in 30 years, while it decides…

  • U.S. Takes Stake In Battery Metals Miner To Counter Chinese Control

    Published 05 October 2020 | viewed 7,161 times

    The US government is taking a $25 million equity stake in Dublin-based battery metals miner TechMet, as part of a push by President Donald Trump…

  • Trump Signs Emergency Order To Bolster Rare Earth Mining

    Published 01 October 2020 | viewed 5,467 times

    US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency in the mining industry, a move that seeks to curb the country’s reliance on rare…

  • The Harsh Reality Of A Low Carbon Future

    Published 01 October 2020 | viewed 4,766 times

    Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia mapped the countries and regions within them that will likely become mining hotspots as the world moves…

  • China’s EV Ambitions Put The U.S. Auto Industry At Risk

    Published 30 September 2020 | viewed 5,273 times

    A bipartisan, federal response is required for the United States to compete with China’s ownership of the next generation of transportation, according to a new report from Securing…

  • What Would A Biden Presidency Mean For Coal?

    Published 28 September 2020 | viewed 11,020 times

    A report published by Fitch Solutions Country Risk states that under a Joe Biden presidency, the United States is expected to see an acceleration in…

  • Can Tesla Really Produce A $25,000 Self-Driving Electric Car?

    Published 26 September 2020 | viewed 14,143 times

    During Tuesday’s much-hyped battery day, Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid out plans to put everyone behind the wheel (or is that sleeping in the back)…

  • Tightening Supply Pushes Rhodium Prices To All-Time High

    Published 25 September 2020 | viewed 4,426 times

    The rhodium price has been on a stomach-churning ride this year, rocketing from $6,050 an ounce at the start of 2020 to a high of…

  • Miners Protest Underground As Poland Moves To Phase Out Coal

    Published 24 September 2020 | viewed 4,130 times

    Poland authorities and mining unions said on Thursday that an agreement on a plan to restructure the country’s unprofitable and polluting coal industry is imminent,…

  • Tesla's “battery day” Could Be Bad News For Cobalt Miners

    Published 21 September 2020 | viewed 11,163 times

    Elon Musk’s Tesla hosts its annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22, followed by the highly anticipated “battery technology day”, a worldwide live-streamed event during which the firm is…

  • Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom Eyes 10% Of Lithium Market By 2030

    Published 17 September 2020 | viewed 4,884 times

    Uranium One, a unit of Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy firm Rosatom, plans to begin producing lithium by 2023, targeting between 9% and 10% of the…

  • Mining Giant BHP Freezes Executive Salaries

    Published 16 September 2020 | viewed 4,862 times

    Mining giant BHP (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) has frozen the salaries of its key executives for the coming financial year, while paying chief executive Mike Henry $6.1…

  • Gold Prices Near Two-Week High

    Published 14 September 2020 | viewed 2,651 times

    Gold prices advanced higher on Monday as a weaker US dollar and expectations that the US Federal Reserve will reiterate its dovish monetary policy stance…

  • The World Is In Desperate Need Of More Lithium

    Published 12 September 2020 | viewed 8,422 times

    Nearly 800 kt LCE of additional lithium would need to come online in the next five years to meet the needs of the battery sector,…

  • How CO2 Can Make Key Metals More Accessible To Miners

    Published 08 September 2020 | viewed 3,590 times

    An international team of researchers has discovered that carbon dioxide plays a crucial role in making metals used in green technologies accessible for mining. In…

  • The Nano-Diamond Battery That Lasts For 28,000 Years

    Published 05 September 2020 | viewed 12,782 times

    U.S. startup NDB, a company that says it has created the first and only universal, self-charging nano-diamond battery that provides thousands of years of charge, announced that…

  • Robot Dogs Could Be The Next Big Thing For Miners

    Published 03 September 2020 | viewed 1,488 times

    Geospatial technology company Carlson Software and Ghost Robotics announced that they have partnered to bring to life an all-terrain robotic dog capable of navigating and performing underground…

  • 50% Of Hard-Rock Miners Are Losing Money As Lithium Prices Slump

    Published 02 September 2020 | viewed 2,116 times

    Investment in battery manufacturing plants and electric vehicle factories continues to boom around the world, but for now the market for lithium shows no signs…

  • Copper Prices Rally On Chinese Panic Buying

    Published 30 August 2020 | viewed 15,479 times

    Copper once again cleared the psychologically important $3 a pound level on Thursday on the back of falling inventories, booming Chinese demand, and pandemic hit…

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