Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is pleased to confirm the following Benchmark analyst presentations for Battery Megafactories Europe 2020, 17-18 June 2020, at The Westin Grand in Berlin.
The conference is a new initiative focused on the commercial scaling of super-sized lithium ion battery cell plants on the European continent and the … Read more
- Benchmark launches Battery Megafactories Europe 2020 Conference, 17-18 June 2020, Berlin, Germany
- Europe’s planned lithium ion cell battery capacity surges in 2019 to 348GWh
- China continues to dominate adding 564GWh by 2028
- Total lithium ion battery capacity in pipeline equals 39m EVs by 2029
The world has entered a new … Read more
After today’s news that some end users of cobalt have been served with a US lawsuit, it is important to remember the salient points of cobalt in relation to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Here, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence outlines the facts and our opinion of the situation:
> The … Read more
By Mark Beveridge, Principal, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence —
Nickel has distinguished itself from the other major lithium ion battery chemicals, lithium and cobalt, by rising more than 20% in price since the start of 2019.
The proximate cause has been Indonesia’s decision to ban nickel ore exports next year.
Cut … Read more
Glencore’s Mutanda mining operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been placed on care and maintenance a month early, citing difficulties sourcing sulphuric acid needed to extract cobalt and copper.
First announced in August, the suspension of the operation was a shock to the electric vehicle supply chain… Read more
In this blog, we outline just some of the key talking points of Cathodes 2019, the second event of Benchmark Minerals Week.
Cathodes 2019 brought together development stage companies, leading producers and manufacturers from across the supply chain, with companies such as SQM, Galaxy Resources, Pilbara Minerals, Umicore, Farasis, and … Read more
Benchmark Minerals Week kicked off in Los Angeles this week, with leading stakeholders from across the lithium ion battery supply chain coming together for Graphite + Anodes 2019.
With presentations from across the industry there was lively discussion around the ongoing natural vs synthetic graphite debate, the future of anode … Read more
Chilean riots started the week of the October 14 2019.
What began as a simple call to evade paying for public transportation by high school students (due to a slight rise in subway fare) ended up becoming the most significant riot of the last 100 years.
This triggered a wave … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) has briefed The White House on developing a domestic electric vehicle (EV) industry and supply chain for the 21st Century.
While details of the discussion cannot be disclosed, Benchmark Minerals can release the following slides from the briefing which took place on Wednesday 30 October … Read more