Zenith Minerals & EV Metals Group Launch Australian Lithium Alliance

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:22:09 +0000

The new Australian Lithium Alliance is a joint venture between Zenith, a mineral mining and exploration company, and EV Metals Group. Australian Resources noted that the alliance will see them working together to unlock the lithium potential of its Split Rocks and Waratah Well projects that are located in Western Australia. In a statement, Zenith […]

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Warning On Lithium-Ion Batteries: Beware Of Premature Lock-In

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 16:35:58 +0000

lithium-ion batteries costs manufacturingThe cost of lithium-ion batteries dropped a whopping 97% in just a short period, but that’s not the end of the story.

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Compass Minerals Found A Way To Convert Sustainable Lithium Brine To Battery-Grade Lithium Hydroxide

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:00:16 +0000

Compass Minerals has announced the success of the conversion testing of its sustainable lithium brine resource into both lithium carbonate and battery-grade lithium hydroxide. The testing was performed by a third party, Veolia Energy, which used a proven, commercially viable conversion process. The company stated that at a concentration of >56.5% lithium hydroxide monohydrate, the […]

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Tesla Has A Problem, Australia Has The Solution

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 00:55:56 +0000

Even though there are mistakes and accidents in the Australian mining industry, I believe it has the answer to Tesla’s problem of obtaining enough resources for its ongoing production needs while being respectful of communities, transparent in its transactions, and protective of its workforce. Earlier this year, Rio Tinto made the tragic mistake of damaging […]

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Middle Ground: Going Forward With The EV Transition, But Acknowledging The Impacts of Battery Mining

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:13:50 +0000

Mining for battery materials can be a touchy subject. The haters and the people who stand to lose money in the transition to clean energy love to bring it up. They normally don’t care one bit about the environmental impacts of things (or they wouldn’t support the oil and coal industries like they do). When […]

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Lithium & EV Battery Forecasts For Europe, US, & China, 2025–2030 — Part 1

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:00:27 +0000

In this first part of a two-part interview for CleanTech Talk, Rodney Hooper of RK Equity talks lithium and EV battery production and supply forecasts for 2025–2030 in Europe, China, the US, and globally. Listen via the embedded SoundCloud player below, or via your preferred podcasting network (see options below). CleanTech Talk — EVs, Solar, […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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Schlumberger New Energy Is Launching A Lithium Extraction Pilot Plant In Nevada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 04:20:50 +0000

Schlumberger New Energy, which is reportedly the world’s leading provider of technology to the global energy industry, has announced its plans to develop a lithium extraction pilot plant in Clayton Valley, Nevada. NeoLith Energy, the new venture of Schlumberger New Energy, uses a differentiated direct lithium extraction (DLE) process which enables the production of high-purity, […]

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The EV Battery Supply Chain & Pricing — Nickel, Cobalt, & Lithium Trends (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 19:49:37 +0000

In the second half of this CleanTech Talk podcast interview, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan continues his talk with Caspar Rawles, Head of Price Assessments at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, to delve into the battery supply chain. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a brief summarization […]

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The EV Battery Supply Chain & Pricing — Lithium, Nickel, & Cobalt Trends (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:30:17 +0000

In the first half of this CleanTech Talk podcast interview, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Caspar Rawles, Head of Price Assessments at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, to discuss the battery supply chain.

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