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 By Shane Lasley    Tech Metals 
Wind solar renewable energy electric vehicle EV supply chains

Biden tackles critical metal supply chains

The American clean energy revolution envisioned by the Biden administration is going to require a massive supply chain upgrade – from the mines feeding rare earths, battery metals and other... — Updated 2/25/2021 Full story

 
Syrah Resources graphite mine Balama lithium-ion batteries COVID-19 anode

Graphite production at Balama to resume

Syrah Resources Ltd. Feb. 22 announced the decision to restart production at the Balama Mine, a globally significant graphite mine in Mozambique. Syrah achieved commercial production at Balama... — Updated 2/23/2021 Full story

 
Volkswagen AG Group Components pilot plant Salzgitter Germany lithium-ion

Volkswagen jumps into battery recycling

Though Volkswagen does not expect any appreciable quantities of spent lithium-ion batteries for at least another decade, the German automaker has already constructed its first plant to recover mor... — Updated 2/4/2021 Full story

 
Sila Nanotechnologies Coatue Management LLC Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Silicon battery tech firm raises $590M

Considered by market experts to be the largest single fundraising in the history of lithium-ion battery supply chains, Sila Nanotechnologies raised US$590 million during a financing that closed... — Updated 2/2/2021 Full story

 
Graphite One Inc. FPISC Fast-41 Alaska Anthony Huston domestic supply graphite

High priority Alaska graphite project

With graphite being a vital ingredient in the lithium-ion batteries storing clean but intermittent wind and solar energy, as well as powering the burgeoning electric vehicle sector, the U.S.... — Updated 1/26/2021 Full story

 
Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc Eric Desaulniers Matawinie graphite project

Nouveau Monde Graphite eyes milestones

2021 is shaping up to be a watershed year for Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc.'s mission to be a carbon-neutral supplier of the graphite needed in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries. "This year will... — Updated 1/12/2021 Full story

 
Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials Institute for Basic Science

Liquid metal Silly Putty is now a thing

South Korean scientists have developed a liquid metal silicone composite material that can be stretched to a thickness of less than 50 microns when pulled really slow, snapped in half without... — Updated 1/5/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
COVID-19 Teck Resources Corning Vollebak Graphene Composites CityU Hong Kong

Minerals and metals to heal a sick planet

2020 was a year many will not forget, from the onset of COVID-19 in the spring, to the subsequent economic instability left in its wake. A silver lining to this challenging year, however, may be... — Updated 1/5/2021 Full story

 
Syrah Resources Ltd. Solarcentury Balama graphite mine Shaun Verner solar energy

US-bound graphite goes greener with solar

Seeking to bring down the cost and carbon dioxide emissions of mining the graphite needed for lithium-ion batteries, Syrah Resources Ltd. has reached an agreement for the installation of solar... — Updated 12/22/2020 Full story

 
Jonatan Julian Seamus O'Regan Nouveau Monde Graphite Blockchain battery metals

Quebec invests in battery metals tracing

Quebec has put in motion a plan to establish itself as a leader in the global transition to a green economy – by both lowering the eastern Canadian province's carbon footprint through the... — Updated 11/24/2020 Full story

 
Avalon Advanced Metals Inc. Rock Tech Lithium Inc. Canada cobalt Don Bubar

Establishing a tech metals hub in Ontario

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. and Rock Tech Lithium Inc. have agreed to work together to advance the development of a lithium battery materials processing facility in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The... — Updated 11/17/2020 Full story

 
Heavy duty electric mining haul truck lithium ion battery graphite

Ottawa, Quebec invest in mining EV tech

Ottawa and the Quebec provincial government are contributing nearly C$3.6 million to support Propulsion Québec's efforts to advance electric haul trucks, battery technology, and fast charging... — Updated 11/5/2020 Full story

 
MIT scientists change optical electrical conductivity of diamonds with strain

Diamonds can act like metals in devices

Diamonds are well known as the hardest minerals on earth. The sparkling gemstones also are exceptional thermal conductors and electrical insulators. Now, an international team of researchers says... — Updated 11/3/2020 Full story

 
High efficiency density lithium sulfur graphene rechargeable EV batteries

G+ graphene for lithium sulfur batteries

Italy-based Directa Plus says it has reached a tentative agreement to supply graphene for cathodes in lithium sulfur batteries being developed by NexTech Batteries. Nevada-based NexTech was... — Updated 11/3/2020 Full story

 
Lithium spodumene refinery to hydroxide for lithium-ion batteries

Tesla secures Texas Terafactory lithium

Just a week after Tesla Battery Day 2020, where CEO Elon Musk unveiled the electric automaker's massive lithium-ion battery ambitions, the iconic electric automaker has cut a deal to buy some of... — Updated 10/13/2020 Full story

 
Trump cites heavy dependence on China for rare earths graphite gallium

Trump declares critical mineral emergency

President Donald Trump has declared America's heavy reliance on adversarial nations for critical minerals a national emergency that threatens the security, foreign policy, and economy of the Unite... — Updated 10/13/2020 Full story

 
Lithium ion batteries in Tesla Powerwall EV need nickel and cobalt

US invests $25M in Brazilian Nickel mine

A week after President Donald Trump declared America's heavy reliance on adversarial nations for critical minerals a national emergency, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation... — Updated 10/13/2020 Full story

 
Semplasitcs Lab scientists create building materials from coal waste

Turning coal waste into building treasure

Florida-based Semplastics and its advanced materials division X-MAT dreams of building safer and more durable homes from the waste left behind by coal mining. "'One person's trash is another... — Updated 8/18/2020 Full story

 
Tesla lithium ion battery cell electric vehicles EV renewable energy storage

Is Elon Musk considering Tesla gigamines?

Will gigamines be added to the front of the Tesla supply chain? While Elon Musk's offer of a "giant contract" to mining companies able to supply nickel suggests the Tesla CEO would rather not... — Updated 8/12/2020 Full story

 
Tesla Gigafactory 1 lithium ion battery cell plant Sparks Nevada

Keeping pace with the EV revolution

From mines to gigafactories, it is going to take a massive and coordinated effort to scale up the entire North American lithium-ion battery supply chain at a pace that meets the growing demands... — Updated 8/4/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Graphene tires lubes frames are future of ebikes powered by lithium batteries

An e-bike revolution powered by carbon

Providing the ability to traverse mountain trails or urban landscapes at blazing speeds and with less leg power, electronic bikes are now more than just a simple recreational activity, or even a... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story

 
BMW Group headquarters in Munich Germany EV electric vehicles

BMW sources sustainable Moroccan cobalt

BMW Group has secured a deal for 100 million euros worth of the sustainably sourced cobalt needed for the lithium-ion batteries that are powering its expanding line-up of electric vehicles. This... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story

 
Lithium ion battery metals renewable energy storage wind photovoltaic solar

New Battery Deal idea floated to Congress

In addition to dealing a major blow to the economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on a chink in the United States' economic and security armor – an overreliance on foreign... — Updated 7/15/2020 Full story

 
Northrop Grumman space freighter Soyuz MS-12 crew ship graphene em shields

Out of this world 3D printed graphene

Incredibly strong, lightweight, and conductive, it was only a matter of time the out-of-this-world properties of graphene were considered for use by the aerospace industry. Now, University of Brit... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Koenigsegg Agera supercar body made of lightweight strong carbon fiber

Graphene may unlock carbon fiber potential

A bit of graphene could double the strength of carbon fiber while reducing the cost of this material prized for its strength-to-weight ratio. About half the weight of aluminum but much stronger an... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

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