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Battery metals: time to recharge

Battery metals: time to recharge

EV revolution poised for lift off in 2020, boosting demand for battery metals.

Energy Minerals News

23 JANUARY 2020
'Giga Berlin... will build batteries, powertrains and vehicles...'

'Giga Berlin... will build batteries, powertrains and vehicles...'

Elon Musk points to plans for new gigafactory in Germany

Energy Minerals News

13 NOVEMBER 2019
The cobalt blues

The cobalt blues

The fuss over the battery metal has subsided and it is boring business as usual

View from the West End

14 AUGUST 2019
Potential panic buying in nickel market

Potential panic buying in nickel market

Second stream of demand is likely force end users to compete for dwindling stocks

Miner's right

05 AUGUST 2019
"[Tesla] might get into the mining business"

"[Tesla] might get into the mining business"

CEO Elon Musk on battery needs

Energy Minerals News

13 JUNE 2019
Investment the biggest challenge in the battery supply chain

Investment the biggest challenge in the battery supply chain

Benchmark's new recruit Vivas Kumar on doing his part to help industry meet EV goals

Critical Perspective

15 APRIL 2019
A boom delayed

A boom delayed

Miner's right on the impact of falling EV sales and rising lithium production

Miner's right

08 APRIL 2019
NMC chemistries to dominate battery market

NMC chemistries to dominate battery market

Cathode chemistries to set metal demand trends

Research

18 OCTOBER 2018
Lithium now 'top two' resource globally

Lithium now 'top two' resource globally

Benchmark's Simon Moores reflects on geopolitical side of SQM deal

Leader Interviews

30 MAY 2018
Tesla, Kidman sign lithium offtake

Tesla, Kidman sign lithium offtake

EV maker will buy less than 25% of initial nameplate production

Mining's most influential 2017

Mining's most influential 2017

Policy dominates the top-20 list of mining's most influential people

Leadership

11 DECEMBER 2017
Markets in need of some charge

Markets in need of some charge

Positive US economic data continues to hit gold price

Capital markets

01 DECEMBER 2017