Tesla & BHP Form An Alliance To Promote Sustainability In The Mining & Resources Sector

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:55 +0000

BHP announced that it and Tesla have announced a nickel supply agreement and that it will supply Tesla with nickel from its Nickel West asset in Western Australia. The company stated that this is one of the most sustainable and lowest carbon emission nickel producers in the world. Financial Times noted that this would secure […]

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Tesla May Buy Low-Carbon Nickel From Canada’s Giga Metals, Reuters Reports

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:27:08 +0000

It’s been reported in the past few days that Canadian miner Giga Metals may supply Tesla with low-carbon nickel, and that Tesla could even help with the development of a mine in some way (which could simply mean helping to finance the project)

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Is Nickel The New Gold? Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Comments Inspire Interest In Nickel

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:11:48 +0000

In the popular imagination, lithium is the element that powers EVs. However, as Elon Musk has pointed out, the term “lithium-ion batteries” is something of a misnomer, because they don’t really contain that much lithium. However, meeting the expected surge in demand for element #28 may not be so easy, because of various supply-side issues. In a recent interview with Kitco News, Michael Beck, Managing Director at Regent Advisors, said he sees something of a “perfect storm” brewing in the nickel trade

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The Battery & Mining Catch-22 Threatening The EV Revolution

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 06:16:05 +0000

Electric vehicles need batteries, and it takes one or two years to get a battery production plant up and running. However, something that is often forgotten is that you don’t make batteries out of thin air

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Considering The Locals & Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:08:47 +0000

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERY SUPPLY CHAIN: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSA new report, Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain: Frequently Asked Questions, offers a lot of insight and data on key EV battery supply chain questions

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