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BMW Group lithium extraction startup Lilac Solutions California investment EVs

BMW invests in lithium extraction startup

With its sights set on putting around 10 million fully electric vehicles on global highways over the next decade, the BMW Group is investing in an innovative process to sustainably and... — Updated 10/19/2021 Full story

 
BHP Group Nickel West partnership Toyota Panasonic Kaizen EV nickel sulfate EV

Toyota, Panasonic cut deal for BHP nickel

Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. are the latest electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery manufacturers to sign an agreement to acquire nickel sulfate from the new production plant at BHP's... — Updated 10/19/2021 Full story

 
BHP Group Nickel West Western Australia nickel sulfate Tesla critical minerals

BHP produces first nickel sulfate in WA

BHP Group has produced the first nickel sulfate crystals at its Nickel West plant in Western Australia, a milestone that is good news for electric vehicle and lithium-ion manufacturers,... — Updated 10/12/2021 Full story

 
Volkswagen AG electric vehicle EV lithium battery lab Germany Northvolt Zwei

VW opens lithium battery labs in Germany

In a move that will shape the future of batteries powering electric Volkswagens, the German automaker has opened one of the most modern laboratories for cell research and development in Europe.... — Updated 9/28/2021 Full story

 
vanadium redox flow battery CellCube Enerox US Vanadium Holding Company

US Vanadium expanding electrolyte output

Working in partnership with Austria-based Enerox GmbH, US Vanadium Holding Company LLC is expanding its capacity to produce ultra-high-purity vanadium electrolyte at its facility in Hot Springs,... — Updated 9/8/2021 Full story

 
Ambri MIT Japan Energy Fund Reliance Industries funding Paulson & Co.

Ambri funding meets scale of battery tech

Ambri Inc., which is advancing antimony-based liquid-metal battery technology developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has secured a $144 million financing to commercialize and... — Updated 8/17/2021 Full story

 
Ambri liquid-metal battery antimony calcium alloy anode Perpetua Resources

Perpetua to supply antimony for batteries

Idaho-focused mining company Perpetua Resources Corp. and Ambri Inc., a battery technology company born from research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have forged a partnership that... — Updated 8/17/2021 Full story

 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE niobium lithium-ion battery nickel cathode

Niobium boosts lithium battery potential

Niobium, a metal best known for its ability to strengthen steel, may also be the secret ingredient that allows lithium-ion batteries to live up to their full potential. One problem with the... — Updated 8/17/2021 Full story

 
Tesla nickel CEO Elon Musk BHP Group Australia battery metal lithium-ion

Tesla, BHP strike revolutionary nickel deal

Answering Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk's call for new supplies of nickel that are mined "efficiently and in an environmentally sensitive way," Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Group has struck a... — Updated 8/3/2021 Full story

 
Mercedez Benz Daimler AG Rio Tinto Jadar Serbia jadarite lithium-ion battery

Rio Tinto commits $2.4B for lithium mine

With the goal of producing 58,000 metric tons of the lithium carbonate needed for the batteries powering electric vehicles and storing renewable energy each year, global miner Rio Tinto has... — Updated 8/3/2021 Full story

 
CTR Salton Sea direct lithium extraction green energy General Motors EV

GM secures green US geothermal lithium

In a move to help secure the lithium-ion battery metals required to achieve its aspiration of getting "Everybody in" an electric vehicle, General Motors has forged a strategic partnership with... — Updated 7/20/2021 Full story

 
First Cobalt Ontario Canada critical minerals refinery cobalt North America map

First Cobalt battery park concept emerges

As First Cobalt Corp. advances the only battery-grade cobalt sulfate refinery in North America toward a 2022 start, the company is beginning to investigate the potential of developing an... — Updated 7/20/2021 Full story

 
First Cobalt Idaho Iron Creek cobalt critical mineral battery metal map supply

First Cobalt expanding Idaho Belt deposit

Chains are only as strong as their weakest link, and two United States federal agencies have determined that cobalt is the weak link in North America's electric vehicle supply chain. First Cobalt... — Updated 7/6/2021 Full story

 
General Motors Ultium battery factory Spring Hill Tennessee EV electric vehicles

GM investing $35B in its electric future

Putting its foot to the "electric pedal" in a race toward the all-electric mobility future it envisions, General Motors has bolstered its investments into electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 b... — Updated 6/29/2021 Full story

 
Schlumberger Panasonic North America EV batteries DLE

Panasonic joins new Nevada lithium project

On a mission to develop innovative solutions to sustainably produce the enormous quantities of lithium needed for the batteries powering electric vehicles, Schlumberger New Energy is teaming up wi... — Updated 6/22/2021 Full story

 
Nouveau Monde Graphite battery anode carbon-neutral Canada Matawinie

Nouveau maps carbon neutral forever plan

Toward its mission to "produce the greenest advanced graphite materials with a carbon-neutral footprint for a sustainable world," Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc., has laid out a plan that not only... — Updated 6/22/2021 Full story

 
Cornwall china clay kaolin porcelain lithium waste byproduct Cornish Lithium

Mining lithium from Cornwall china clay

The mountains of material left behind from more than 275 years of mining kaolin, a mineral known as china clay due to its use in the fine white porcelain produced in China for thousands of years,... — Updated 6/15/2021 Full story

 
Cornwall United Kingdom lithium 2021 G7 summit geothermal Cornish Lithium

Lithium revives Cornwall mining region

Focused on environmentally sound production of lithium, Cornish Lithium Ltd. is testing new technologies to extract the battery metal from geothermal waters at its United Downs facility in Cornwal... — Updated 6/8/2021 Full story

 
vanadium redox flow battery IDTechEx lithium-ion alternative energy DOE

Flow batteries may rule grid-scale storage

While lithium-ion batteries have a major head start when it comes to the storage of renewable electricity, European analysts predict that flow batteries may overtake the stationary power storage... — Updated 6/2/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
blockchain cobalt Glencore CMOC ERG Umicore end-to-end traceability Re|Source

Glencore rolls out cobalt blockchain plan

Glencore plc has teamed up with fellow miners China Molybdenum Co. Ltd. and Eurasian Resources Group, and battery material supplier Umicore to pilot a blockchain solution for end-to-end cobalt... — Updated 6/2/2021 Full story

 
Giga Metals cobalt nickel lithium-ion batteries EV electric vehicles

Potential CO2 neutral nickel mine in BC

A mine that produced the nickel and cobalt needed for the lithium-ion batteries powering zero-emission electric vehicles and offering the added benefit of locking up carbon dioxide in rocks for ge... — Updated 6/1/2021 Full story

 
TechMet Brian Menell EV revolution inflection point nickel cobalt lithium tin

TechMet closes $120M tech metals backing

TechMet Ltd. continues to build strong financial support for its vision of building a portfolio of world-class projects that produce, process, and recycle technology metals critical to electric... — Updated 4/27/2021 Full story

 
Rio Tinto Boron mine Borax lithium battery extraction process critical minerals

Rio Tinto recovering lithium from Boron

Recovering scandium from its iron-titanium mine in Quebec, tellurium from the Kennecott copper mine in Utah, and now lithium from its Boron mine in California, Rio Tinto is leveraging its... — Updated 4/20/2021 Full story

 
First Cobalt Ontario Canada Stratton Metal Resources North American refinery

Stratton will buy all First Cobalt product

In another step toward its overarching goal to deliver battery grade cobalt into the North American electric vehicles market, First Cobalt Corp. has signed a flexible, long-term, offtake... — Updated 4/6/2021 Full story

 
Northvolt Volkswagen Group ID.4 lithium-ion battery green e-mobility partnership

VW places $14B Northvolt battery order

As part of a strategy to significantly lower the cost, improve the performance, and minimize the environmental footprint of batteries going into its expanding line-up of electric vehicles in... — Updated 3/21/2021 Full story

 

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