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By Shane Lasley
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Tesla in rumored talks with Giga Metals

Pondering carbon-neutral nickel from BC mining company Metal Tech News – September 11, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:48pm

Rechargeable lithium ion cell for electric vehicles nickel from Giga Metals BC

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Tesla is seeking the nickel it needs for the lithium-ion batteries powering its growing line-up of electric cars and trucks.

Tesla wants low-carbon nickel from a future mine at Giga Metals' Turnagain nickel-cobalt deposit in northern British Columbia, Canada, according to Reuters.

Citing three unnamed sources, the global news agency said Tesla is in discussion with the Canadian miner to advance development of a mine that would produce nickel and cobalt, both vital ingredients in the lithium-ion batteries that power i...

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