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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 7/29/2020 Full story

 
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BMW, Northvolt sign 2B Euro battery deal

In what has been series of moves toward expanding its electric vehicle lineup, BMW Group has signed a 2 billion euro (US$2.28 billion) long-term supply contract with Northvolt, a Swedish... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story

 
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Geomega, USA Rare Earth recycling pact

Already involved in nearly every facet of the rare earth supply chain, from mining these technology elements to manufacturing powerful REE magnets, USA Rare Earth LLC has cut a deal with Geomega... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    Tech Metals 
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Graphene enables rapid COVID-19 testing

An easily administered COVID-19 test that delivers accurate results nearly instantaneously would be a game-changing technology that could slow the spread of the virus as governments look to... — Updated 8/4/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    Tech Metals 
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
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Scientists engineer uncuttable Proteus

An international research team from Europe, taking inspiration from nature, have devised a new aluminum-based material that turns the force of a cutting tool back onto itself. This new... — Updated 7/29/2020 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

 
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Graphene armor for durable solar cells

Perovskite thin-film solar cells have been hailed as the next generation of low-cost, high-efficiency photovoltaic power generation if durability challenges can be overcome. Graphene, a... — Updated 7/29/2020 Full story

 
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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

 
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Zinc makes in-roads in batteries market

While debate rages over whether lithium-ion and vanadium reflow energy storage systems will usher in the next wave of power generation, another technology, batteries that store energy using zinc,... — Updated 7/28/2020 Full story

 
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Virus killing paint business opportunity

GrapheneCA is looking for entrepreneurs who want to get into the business of painting high-risk public surfaces with the New York-based company's tested and certified antibacterial and antiviral... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
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Reclaiming critical mineral independence

Recycling metals from spent lithium-ion batteries and rare earths from outmoded computers play a vital role in the United States reclaiming its critical mineral independence, according to... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
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COVID killing ultraviolet light discovery

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, ultraviolet light has emerged as a popular way to kill novel coronavirus without the use of harsh chemicals. While research has shown that UV light is an effective... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
NASA moon orbiter discovers iron titanium metals for lunar base development

NASA probe identifies shallow moon metals

As NASA continues to prepare for mankind to set foot on the moon again in 2024, nearly fifty years after the last Apollo mission, unmanned missions continue to reveal more about our closest... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
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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

 
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Accelerating the USA Rare Earth strategy

Texas Mineral Resources Corp. has added fuel to USA Rare Earth LLC's strategy to establish a complete rare earth mines-to-magnets supply chain in the United States, which is already advancing... — Updated 7/7/2020 Full story

 
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Battery-grade manganese from Battle Hill

Manganese X Energy Corp. said recent tests have improved the efficiency and economics of recovering manganese from the exploration company's Battle Hill project in New Brunswick, Canada. Manganese... — Updated 7/1/2020 Full story

 
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USA rare earth separation pilot underway

With the commissioning of a pilot plant in Colorado now underway, USA Rare Earth LLC is one step closer to producing rare earth elements on American soil. Based in New York City, USA Rare Earth... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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Researchers develop metal eating robots

Mankind's use of minerals has evolved over the eons hand-in-hand with innovation. From the first crude fire starters and simple machines to the evolving wonders of the Information Age, human... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Metal 3D printing parts for Air Force Hercules aircraft cargo door

Metal 3D printing opens Hercules doors

U.S. Air Force Airman Technical Sergeant Ryan McBride, who is the sheet metal production lead of the 19th Maintenance Squadron, in collaboration with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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The vanadium mines to batteries strategy

VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. has positioned itself along the entire vanadium-based energy storage supply chain, from Canadian mineral exploration projects that could provide future supplies of this... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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Gear to protect athletes from coronavirus

Graphene Composites and G-Form are teaming up to develop and distribute athletic protective equipment that not only guards the wearer against blunt trauma but also from viruses such as COVID-19.... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Graphene spintronics could break Moore's Law of computer technology price

Graphene opens door to 'spintronic' tech

Recently, advances in theoretical and experimental phenomena in studies surrounding spin transport electronics have emerged providing evidence that graphene and 2D materials could move... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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House lawmakers tackle critical minerals

House Republicans have introduced legislation aimed at breaking the United States' dependence on foreign countries such as China for the minerals and metals critical to high-tech, renewable... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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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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