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Big Oil publicly acknowledges lithium for first time, cites lithium industry reference price

For the first time ever, the oil industry has acknowledged lithium and electric vehicle battery raw materials via BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2018. The oil industry major’s energy reports and insight are some of the world’s most anticipated pieces of research. They consist of multiple bodies of work produced by world class analysts […]

Plight of the PRA and how Benchmark became the lithium industry’s reference price

Since its inception in 2014, the rise of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence as the lithium industry’s reference price has been the ideal case study for how the commodities publishing industry is changing. Scandals such as libor and credit ratings fixes have brought scrutiny (and with it a police raid) on commodity price publishers. This has resulted […]

Benchmark World Tour 2018 – North America – download presentations now

New York with Bloomberg: 21st Century of the lithium ion battery – whats next? (Members only)  Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence  Lithium-ion sized challenges facing the mining industry (Members only) Andy Leyland, Head of Forecasting, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence  Battery Mineral Resources – Ian Pringle, Technical Director Neometals – Chris Reed, Managing Director Pure Energy Minerals […]

Benchmark launches cobalt industry’s first ever battery metal price

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has initiated coverage on cobalt metal pricing by launching a Cobalt Battery Metal price to be included as part of Benchmark’s industry leading service, Cobalt Price Assessment. Benchmark’s cobalt battery metal price tracks the metal products most suited to be converted into cobalt chemicals and used in the lithium ion battery supply […]

Deutsche Bank partners with Benchmark for World Tour 2018; Lithium ion, solid state, vanadium flow batteries on agenda

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is delighted to announce the dates for the North America leg of the Benchmark World Tour 2018.  In its fourth year, the tour will this year focus on the supply chains for the next generation of battery technologies, specifically focusing on solid state and vanadium flow and we will partner with Deutsche Bank […]