Industry leaders including BHP and Gold Fields reinstated their pledge towards the International Council on Mining & Metals’ (ICMM) innovation for the cleaner, safer vehicles (ICSV) initiative at IMARC 2020.
BHP is positioning its Nickel West operations, including this year’s Honeymoon Well acquisition, to benefit from the evolving electric vehicle and battery storage revolution.
Tesla has revealed at its Tesla Battery Day that the company is planning to break into the battery metals mining business.
The most notable trend related to the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) over the last 12 months is the acceleration in electric car sales in Europe.
Australian Mines is completing pre-development work at the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland, inching it closer to becoming a key supplier to the electric vehicle (EV) market.
Battery minerals developer Australian Mines has set the goal to become 100 per cent carbon neutral by June 30 2020.
IGO chief executive and managing director Peter Bradford expects the growing electric vehicle and renewable energy markets to have a strong influence on future nickel and copper prices.
Pilbara Minerals is taking a wary approach to its plan for stage two and three expansion projects at the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
The Australian Government is prioritising the development of the nation’s position as a global supplier of rare earths and high performance metals.
The electric vehicle boom is imminent as countries around the world continue to reduce emissions output, but is the lithium sector prepared for what’s to come?
In recent memory and even today, nickel has predominately been used to drive the rapid modernisation of developing economies, most notably China and India.
Coal is forecast to almost completely disappear from Australia’s electricity system by 2050 if governments do not attempt to keep plants online with subsidies, according to the latest economic analysis from BloombergNEF (BNEF) New Energy Outlook 2019.
The rise of Australia’s battery metals sector over the last few years — particularly in Western Australia — is proving indicative of a wealth of potential that is yet to be fully tapped.
Rio Tinto has released details of encouraging intercepts at the Winu copper-gold project in the Paterson province, Western Australia.
Chilean lithium major Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) has reported decreased sales in its March quarter but remains positive about the future of the lithium industry.
Nearly a third of participants involved in the current round of an ongoing state-backed commodity exploration scheme in Western Australia are focusing on battery metal discoveries.
Wesfarmers’ hunt for access to metals needed for electric vehicles (EVs) has accelerated with a $776 million takeover offer for Australian lithium company, Kidman Resources.
Utilising innovative technology to fast-track both the exploration and exploitation of mining sites is the key to success in the modern age, according to Independence Group (IGO) managing director and CEO, Peter Bradford.
High graphite prices are encouraging development of new projects outside of China, according to market consultant Roskill.
BHP is trialling zero-emissions vehicles at the Olympic Dam operation in South Australia in an attempt to reduce exposure to particulate matter.