Copper Is King, But It Is Time for a Metal Meritocracy

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 15:00:08 +0000

These Four Teams are Building a Better Copper (or Trying to Replace It) to Supercharge the Future of Energy For … [continued]

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The Metals Company Announces Successful Trial Of Its Riser Pipe & Jumper Hose

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 21 May 2022 19:12:31 +0000

TMCThe Metals Company and Allseas have announced the successful deepwater commissioning of its riser pipe and jumper hose. These tools are designed to lift polymetallic nodules from the seafloor to the surface. The nodules typically fit inside the palm of your hand (they sent me one in 2020 as a sample back when they were […]

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We Don’t Need Nickel From Russia

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 11:40:01 +0000

We don’t need nickel from Russia. There is a critical need for nickel and other EV battery metals worldwide, but we don’t need to get it from Russia. In March 2022, Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas shared worries about Russia’s outsized role in the nickel supply chain for EVs. CNBC’s Phil LeBeau then discussed the note […]

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Tesla Getting Into The Mining Business Makes Sense

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:02:31 +0000

Sean Mitchell has published his thoughts on YouTube as to why Tesla getting into the mining business makes sense. When Elon Musk first talked about Tesla going into the mining business, I got really excited, but my mind went off in another direction. I immediately envisioned a Tesla booth at a gem show with minerals in every color shaped like little Teslas. I am sure that’s not what Elon had in mind

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The Worldwide King Of Battery Capacity Is Tesla

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:01:29 +0000

Tesla dominates the world’s electric vehicle market by any measure. The company’s Model 3 is currently the best-selling vehicle of any kind in Norway and the Netherlands, and it’s by far the best-selling electric vehicle just about everywhere in North America and Europe

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Could Tesla Really Get Into The Mining Business?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:36:45 +0000

During Tesla’s most recent shareholder meeting, Elon said the company might get into another line of business — mining. He implied that taking control of the supply chain for the raw minerals used in its batteries might be a necessity as Tesla scales up production and adds more vehicles to its lineup

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