Monthly Archives: September 2017

Benchmark to testify to US Senate on lithium ion battery supply chains

29 September 2017, London, UK  Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has been asked to testify at a US Senate hearing in Washington D.C.  on battery technologies and their supply chains. The hearing will take place next Tuesday, 3rd October, by a US Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources. Benchmark’s Managing Director, Simon Moores, will give a written … Continue reading Benchmark to testify to US Senate on lithium ion battery supply chains

PRICE CHART: Cobalt, lithium ion batteries and EVs

While cobalt metal prices are cited by the London Metal Exchange, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence receives many queries about cobalt chemicals used in lithium ion battery cathodes. With electric vehicle furore reaching a new peak on the news that VW Group wants to invest $60bn on lithium ion battery manufacturing capacity and raw materials, inbound questions … Continue reading PRICE CHART: Cobalt, lithium ion batteries and EVs

Over 1,000 investment professionals will see the Benchmark World Tour 2017

As the Benchmark World Tour 2017 arrives in Seoul, South Korea, it has been another record year in terms of attendees for the series of investment seminars on the lithium ion battery supply chain. Well over 1,000 people will hear from Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s analysts’ market comments and price assessments for lithium, graphite and cobalt … Continue reading Over 1,000 investment professionals will see the Benchmark World Tour 2017