The U.S. Geological Survey Invests Millions to Map Critical-Mineral Resources in Alaska

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 17:40:30 +0000

The U.S. Geological Survey will invest more than $5.8 million to map critical-mineral resources in Alaska in partnership with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. This partnership is a key step in securing a reliable and sustainable supply of the critical minerals that are essential to everything from household appliances and electronics to […]

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South Carolina Is Getting A New EV Battery Materials Facility

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2023 13:00:43 +0000

If everybody woke up tomorrow, had money in hand, and wanted to buy an EV, it couldn’t happen. It’s not that we don’t want everybody to have one, but increasing EV battery production involves a number of complex processes, which require a large amount of minerals, which we’d need more mines to get. Even after […]

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Bechtel Will Perform The Engineering Study For A US Battery Anode Factory

Credit to Author: Jo BorrĂ¡s| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 21:07:28 +0000

Bechtel to Conduct Engineering Study for Battery Tech ProductionIf the true goal of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 was to bring manufacturing back to the US, you can hardly argue with its results. Almost every week, there’s news of carmakers and electronics firms investing millions — if not billions — into new US supply chain manufacturing, with even more on the way. […]

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Tesla Co-Founder Now Processing EV Battery Minerals

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 20:02:30 +0000

battery recyclingElectric vehicle batteries are quickly becoming one of the most important commodities in the USA. Mineral processing operations are largely happening overseas, but one US company created by a Tesla founder and previous CTO is now delving into cathode and anode processing. Tesla co-founder JB Straubel is currently in the battery recycling business with his […]

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Digging into EV Battery Mineral Market & Automaker Evolution with Mining Investor

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 21:00:33 +0000

I recently sat down with Brian Menell, CEO and Chairman of TechMet, to talk EV battery mineral mining, investment in this fast-changing market, and the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. As someone whose company is investing in mines and lithium mining startups, Brian had more to share and more perspective on these matters than anyone […]

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