Benchmark World Tour 2019 | Cape Town – Download Presentations Here

The Benchmark World Tour 2019 kicked off in February with its first visit to Cape Town, South Africa, held with Standard Bank.

The fifth year of the Benchmark World Tour is set to be the biggest to date, and is focusing on lithium ion batteries versus solid state and vanadium flow and the impact this can have on electric vehicle and energy storage supply chains.

Please find links to the presentations below, which have also been uploaded to the Benchmark Membership presentation archive. To access Benchmark Mineral Intelligence and keynote presentations you need to be a Benchmark Member.

To subscribe to Benchmark Membership email [email protected].

Cape Town with Standard Bank, Wednesday 6th February


Challenge Cobalt – The major supply chain issues faced in 2019 – Caspar Rawles, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Members only)

Financing 2030: How Much Money and Material is Needed to Make the EV Supply Chain Happen?– Andy Leyland, Head of Forecasting, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Members only)

Building battery grade nickel sulphate capacity in South Africa– Ruli Diseko, CEO, Thakadu Group (Members only)

Nickel and Cobalt Feed for Batteries: Supply Reaction to the Rapidly Growing Industry and Impact on Other Consuming Sectors– Denis Sharypin, Head of Market Research, MMC Norilsk Nickel (Members only)

Company presentations (Free to download) 

Bushveld Minerals – Fortune Mojapelo, CEO (Vanadium)

Neometals – Chris Reed, Managing Director (Lithium)

Plateau Energy Metals – Alex Holmes, CEO & Director (Lithium)

Desert Lion Energy – Tim Johnston, CEO (Lithium)

Battery Minerals Limited – Nick Day, Chief Financial Officer (Graphite)

Zimbabwe Lithium Company – John McTaggart, Managing Director (Lithium)


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  • Cobalt Price Assessments :Trial here
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  • Lithium ion Battery Megafactories Assessment: Trial, email [email protected]
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