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  • A worker walks through tall, dry grass carrying an electronic device.

    Spacetech & AI aid Aussie copper search

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Inflection Resources leverages Fleet Space's ExoSphere to survey enormous land package. To help discover large deposits of copper that will help meet growing demands of the global energy transition, Inflection Resources Ltd. is leveraging the space tech and AI mineral exploration solutions provided by Fleet Space Technologies to scan for potential targets hidden undercover across an enormous copper-prospective land package in New South Wales, Australia. Under an up to $96... Full story

  • Rendering of a geophysical scanning micro-satellite over Earth.

    Graphite composite stabilizes maglev tech

    K. Warner, Metal Tech News|Updated Apr 25, 2024

    New material bridges anti-gravity tech and super-sensitive instruments. Flying cars and personal jetpacks notwithstanding, a new carbon-based material is bringing us closer to stable levitation technologies with no need for mechanical or electrical assists. Today's levitation uses electrically manipulated magnetic fields, superconductors or diamagnetic (magnetically repelled) materials to float above magnets. The primary use for this is in developing super-sensitive...

  • SpaceX Bandwagon-1 Mission launch at T-plus-two-seconds with telemetry.

    Fleet Space mineral exploration rockets

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Apr 16, 2024

    Centauri-6 delivers upgrades and optimizations to constellation of satellites that enable Fleet Space's ExoSphere mineral exploration tech. The payload of SpaceX Falcon 9 launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 7 included a next-generation Centauri-6 satellite that will upgrade and expand upon Fleet Space Technologies' constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites that are playing a vital role in exploring Earth for the minerals needed for the clean... Full story

  • Image of a Fleet Space nanosatellite over Earth.

    Space-based mineral exploration upgrade

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Mar 13, 2024

    New machine learning enhancements make ExoSphere faster and more powerful than ever; Fleet Space joins Stanford's Mineral-X program Already a powerful tool that is being leveraged by global mining companies such as Rio Tinto and Barrick Gold Corp. to discover mineral deposits hidden below the earth's surface, Fleet Space Technologies' satellite-enabled ExoSphere is now more powerful and faster than ever thanks to the introduction of machine learning. First introduced in 2022,...

  • DOE organization ReCell Center displays all battery materials.

    Urban mining to provide for critical deficit

    A.J. Roan, Data Mine North|Updated Sep 26, 2023

    Critical minerals can be recycled from decades of e-waste The necessity of reclaiming waste as a means to curb the seemingly impossible material requirements of a renewable future is fostering a different kind of industry – urban mining. "When you're in the renewable energy space, you've got to think through the whole lifecycle – where will EV and lithium-ion batteries go when they are no longer useful? It can't be to a landfill. That's not responsible," said Graphite One Pres... Full story

  • Computer-generated rendering of Geodes transmitting data to a satellite.

    Fleet Space ups exploration commitment

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 12, 2023

    Space Age mineral exploration firm invests in mining company using its cutting-edge tech. Going above and beyond its already well-established commitment to employing space-based mineral exploration technology to accelerate the discovery and delineation of minerals critical to life here on Earth, Fleet Space Technologies is investing in Thor Energy. "This partnership between Thor Energy and Fleet Space Technologies is further testament to what is possible when we fuse world-cla... Full story

  • Fleet Space Technologies' cofounders standing with 100 employees.

    Fleet Space Technologies doubles valuation

    K. Warner, For Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 4, 2023

    Fleet Space Technologies has just completed its third fundraising round (Series C), more than doubling the company's valuation to over A$350 million (US$228 million). This financial achievement is a reflection of the company's innovative ExoSphere technology, which utilizes a constellation of low-earth-orbit nanosatellites for rapid 3D subsurface imaging that will help mining companies locate valuable minerals and metals. When combined with artificial intelligence and machine...

  • Female industrial worker with hard hat, safety equipment, and electronic tablet.

    Komatsu, Cummins integrate data systems

    K. Warner, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jun 8, 2023

    American motor and power tech leader Cummins and Japanese construction and mining equipment brand Komatsu are continuing their history of innovative collaboration with a streamlined remote monitoring system that can accurately predict mining equipment maintenance needs. Together, these companies share a drive towards carbon neutrality as well as a long history in the global mining space and strong technical capabilities ideal for co-developing better solutions to the industry'...

  • A row of square S-band antenna (RF) patches created on a metal 3D printer.

    Metal 3D printing Fleet Space satellites

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 27, 2022

    Australian tech company brings satellite printing in-house Fleet Space Technologies has taken another large step on its path to leveraging the unique abilities of metal 3D printers to manufacture a constellation of 288 low-Earth-orbit satellites that can deliver secure planet-wide coverage for millions of industrial internet of things devices. This new phase for the Australian satellite technologies company is the installation of a new 3D Systems DMP Flex 350 metal 3D...

  • Fleet Space Centauri satellite used for mineral exploration in low-Earth orbit.

    Discovering US nickel with space tech

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 27, 2022

    To speed the discovery of nickel needed in enormous quantities for the lithium-ion batteries powering the electric vehicle revolution, Talon Metals Corp. is piloting Fleet Space Technologies' ExoSphere satellite-enabled geophysics system. Fleet's ExoSphere system utilizes a combination of lightweight earthbound geophones, edge computing, and a constellation of low-earth-orbit nanosatellites to quickly and efficiently scan the Earth for potential mineral deposits buried...

  • Fleet Space Technologies’ Centauri 4 low earth orbit satellite above Earth.

    Space-borne mineral exploration is here

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Aug 12, 2022

    Fleet Space launches avant-garde satellite geophysics tech As many space exploration companies begin to investigate the vast mineral potential of asteroids, moons, and planets within our solar system, Fleet Space Technologies is leveraging the vantage of space to explore Earth for the $13 trillion worth of minerals and metals that are estimated to be needed over the next two decades to build the clean energy future. To accomplish this, Fleet's ExoSphere system utilizes a... Full story

  • German scientists develop proccess to extract lithium from geothermal

    German lithium supply may be in hot water

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

    Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have developed a patent-pending process for what may be a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to extract lithium from the geothermal waters on the German and French sides of the Upper Rhine Trench. Lithium, a key ingredient in the batteries powering electric vehicles, renewable energy storage and a plethora of rechargeable electric devises. This battery metal is primarily recovered from South...

  • Terra 360 ABB EV electric vehicle fastest charger modular mining electrification

    ABB unveils fastest EV charger on Earth

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Nov 16, 2021

    In a move that will put refueling electric vehicles closer to par with internal combustion cars, ABB has launched an all-in-one EV charger that offers the fastest charging experience on the market. According to the Sweden-based electrification and automation company, its new Terra 360 modular charger has a maximum output of 360 kilowatts, enough to add 60 miles (100 kilometers) of range to an EV in less than three minutes or fully charge an electric car in about 15 minutes.... Full story