(22) stories found containing 'electra battery materials'

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A splattered mound of finely powdered recycled battery.

Battery metals require responsible recyclers

Separating your plastics, paper, metals, and food waste has generally been a personal choice throughout most of modern recycling history. However, current demand for resources predicts we won't have enough... — Updated 9/11/2023 Full story

A small dish filled with pinkish-red cobalt sulfate crystals.

Oncoming cobalt surplus may ravage prices

Still overshadowed by lithium but no less significant, cobalt falls within a unique category as a critical mineral not only for its properties but also for its controversial supply. As a fundamental... — Updated 9/11/2023 Full story

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
An exposed electric vehicle battery pack frame for a future EV.

Electra almost triples LG cobalt deal

As the only future cobalt sulfate supplier in North America, Electra Battery Materials Corp. has cut a deal to supply LG Energy Solution Ltd. with substantially more battery-grade cobalt than originally... — Updated 7/25/2023

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Electra Battery Materials’ constructing its planned extraction facility.

Electra ships first recycled product

Marking a historical moment for its endeavors to support the green energy transition, Electra Battery Materials Corp. announced its first shipment of recycled nickel-cobalt from its refinery complex north... — Updated 7/18/2023

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
The inside of Electra Battery Materials’ cobalt refinery in Ontario.

Three Fires invests $10 million in Electra

After signing a memorandum of understanding with First Nation-owned and operated Three Fires Group to form a joint centered focused on recycling lithium-ion battery waste, Electra Battery Materials Corp.... — Updated 7/7/2023

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Electra Battery Materials refinery in northern Ontario, Canada.

Electra shakes hands with Three Fires Group

Leading through example, Electra Battery Materials Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding with First Nation-owned and operated Three Fires Group to form a joint venture focused on the recycling of... — Updated 7/7/2023

Electra Battery Materials Ontario eco-park EV cobalt recycling refinery nickel

Electra Battery Materials Park on schedule

Electra Battery Materials Corp. is making headway on upgrades and expansions of North America's only battery-grade cobalt refinery, the centerpiece of an emerging eco-industrial park in Ontario that will... — Updated 6/8/2023 Full story

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Electra, Glencore cut new cobalt deals

Above and beyond its agreement to sell cobalt hydroxide feed material to Electra Battery Materials Corp., Glencore has signed a five-year tolling contract for the use of Electra's refinery in Ontario to... — Updated 6/8/2023 Full story

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
3D rendering of Volkswagen’s future Salzgitter gigafactory.

Ontario new home to VW gigafactory

Setting up in one of North America's fastest-growing lithium-ion battery development zones, Volkswagen Group has foreseen the potential and has opted to build its next gigafactory outside of Europe in the... — Updated 6/8/2023

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
A large canvas sack filled with lumps of recycled batteries or black mass.

Electra recycles lithium from spent batteries

Marking a significant milestone in its role as a leading electric vehicle battery recycler, Electra Battery Materials Corp. announced the successful recovery of technical-grade lithium carbonate from a... — Updated 6/8/2023

Aerial view of Electra’s hydrometallurgical cobalt refinery in Quebec, Canada.

LG inks two Ontario battery metal deals

When Ontario unveiled its critical minerals strategy earlier this year, the idea was to leverage the rich mineral endowment in the northern reaches of the province and the established manufacturing in the... — Updated 3/14/2023

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
The metal framing of one of Electra's battery materials refineries.

Electra makes first battery recycling move

Becoming the frontrunner of battery recyclers, Electra Battery Materials Corp. announced that it has successfully completed the first plant-scale recycling of black mass material in North America,... — Updated 2/21/2023

Cobalt is a transition metal between iron and nickel on the periodic table.

Critical cobalt overshadowed by lithium

Replacing this oft-maligned lithium-ion battery metal comes at a cost Traditionally a headline-grabbing metal due to the perceived human rights and monetary costs it adds to lithium-ion batteries and the... — Updated 9/20/2022 Full story

An EV drives past wind turbines on a rural road to the mountains.

Canada to feed a minerals hungry world

Develops strategy to be the world's critical minerals supplier of choice Understanding that the renewable energy and electric vehicle revolution offers a "generational opportunity for Canada and its... — Updated 9/13/2022 Full story

A blue “Welcome to Idaho” sign along a desert highway at the Nevada border.

Electra drills new cobalt zone in Idaho

Toward its goal of building its inventory of the cobalt needed for the lithium-ion batteries powering electric vehicles, Electra Battery Materials Corp. has drilled a new zone of mineralization at its Iron... — Updated 8/4/2022

Electra Battery Materials’ cobalt refinery in Ontario.

Electra considers Quebec cobalt refinery

As it advances the development of a lithium-ion battery materials park centered on its cobalt refinery in Ontario, Electra Battery Materials Corp. is considering the potential of building a second similar... — Updated 7/12/2022

Underground development at former cobalt and copper mine in Idaho.

Electra grows Iron Creek cobalt deposit

With its lithium-ion battery materials park in Canada on pace to begin ramping up production in phases beginning at the end of this year, Electra Battery Materials Corp. continues to expand a cobalt... — Updated 7/12/2022

Glencore Electra Battery Materials Canada refinery plant cobalt black mass park

Glencore to buy Electra recycled metals

With mining giant Glencore AG agreeing to buy the nickel and cobalt recycled from spent lithium-ion batteries over the next two years, Electra Battery Materials Corp.'s vision of developing an... — Updated 7/12/2022

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An Ontario critical minerals strategy

Ontario has developed a mines-to-market critical minerals strategy that leverages rich stores of critical minerals in the northern reaches of the Canadian province, the already well-established mining... — Updated 7/12/2022

Electra Battery Materials ecopark lithium nickel cobalt North American supply

Talon joins Electra battery park vision

Intrigued by Electra Battery Materials Corp.'s vision of developing a hydroelectric-powered battery materials park in Ontario, Talon Metals Corp. has joined a partnership that will investigate the potentia... — Updated 7/12/2022

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Electra to recycle battery metals in 2022

In another step toward realizing its vision of establishing a lithium battery materials park at its First Cobalt refinery in Ontario, Electra Battery Materials Corp. is putting in motion a plan to begin... — Updated 12/21/2021 Full story

First Cobalt Electra Battery Materials eco-park battery park Ontario Canada

Evolution of Electra Battery Materials

The ambitious 2035 target for a complete transition to electric vehicle sales set by most global automakers hinges on establishing reliable and responsible supply chains for the batteries that will power... — Updated 11/9/2021 Full story


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