The Elements of Innovation Discovered

Articles from the May 6, 2020 edition

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  • Perovskites thin-film solar cells harnessing sunlight to generate electricity

    New perovskite solar consortium formed

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Working with leading domestic solar companies, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Washington Clean Energy Testbeds at the University of Washington, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and University of Toledo have formed the U.S. Manufacturing of Advanced Perovskites Consortium (US-MAP), which will work to accelerate commercialization of perovskite technologies. Perovskites are a class of compounds which have the same type of crystal structure as a calcium...

  • Graphene medical uses antiviral virucidal ink masks protective equipment

    Graphene goes into COVID-19 killing ink

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Zen Graphene Solutions is collaborating with Graphene Composites Ltd. to develop a COVID-19 killing virucidal graphene-based composite ink that can be applied to fabrics, including N95 face masks and other personal protective equipment. Graphene Composites, a United Kingdom-based company with offices in the U.S, specializes in the technology of nanomaterials. Focusing on the usage of graphene and other distinctive materials, such as aerogels, they produce a range of products...

  • First Cobalt refinery Ontario sulfate electric vehicles EV lithium ion batteries

    Critical step for Ontario cobalt refinery

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    First Cobalt Corp. has taken a critical step toward its goal of supplying North American and European electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery manufacturers with 25,000 metric tons of battery grade cobalt sulfate per year. With an initial investment of only US$56 million, First Cobalt's already established refinery in Ontario could be churning out enough cobalt for the batteries powering more than 500,000 EVs annually by 2022. "This is an important milestone in our efforts to...

  • Core from Goldspot Discoveries AI generated targets Patents gold project Ontario

    Three stages of GoldSpot Discoveries AI

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    From taking on a new gold exploration project in British Columbia's famed Golden Triangle to hitting gold with an artificial intelligence targeted drill hole in Ontario, it has been a busy week for GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. On May 4, GoldSpot reported promising results from machine learning mapping on Manitou Gold Inc.'s Patents property, part of the larger Goudreau gold project in northeastern Ontario. One of the holes generated from this AI work, MTU-20-14, cut 0.5 meters o...

  • Large tailings storage Mexico Phoenix Tailings plans to remine mining waste

    Mining mine waste for technology metals

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Aptly named startup Phoenix Tailings seeks to transform a core concern within the mining sector, the waste materials from mining, into a profitable and sustainable new solution and market. Founded in 2018, Boston-based Phoenix Tailings saw potential untapped value in the waste left behind by the refining of metals and decided to get into the business of mining this mine waste, which could revolutionize the sector if done sustainably and economically. Intending to leverage this...