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
Today, there has been some high-profile news articles on Rio Tinto’s second lithium foray as it brings to life a lithium tailings project and chemical plant at California’s largest open pit mine, adding to the Jadar project in Serbia.
Rio Tinto has been mining borates in Boron, California since 1872 … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) is pleased to announce that it has completed an independent assurance review of its implementation of IOSCO Principles for Price Reporting Agencies for its Lithium Price Assessments.
As a result of the most rigorous, independent audit process available, Ernst & Young (EY) has certified Benchmark … Read more
The introduction of new supply has seen a gradual correction in the lithium market over the past 18 months, but despite the majority of new chemical projects being slow to deliver, share prices and investor sentiment remain tied to short-term price trends rather than underlying market fundamentals.
With capital markets … Read more
Benchmark Minerals’ Managing Director, Simon Moores, recently appeared on Al Jazeera News to discuss lithium, batteries and electric vehicles.
Asked whether there is enough lithium to meet electric vehicle demand. Moores said, “Lithium isn’t rare. The question is getting it out of the ground in economic quantities. At the moment … Read more
For the second consecutive year BP has cited Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s lithium price in its annual Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 report.
The highly anticipated and respected report is used for reference by other energy companies, media organisations and also state governments.
In last year’s report BP acknowledged that … Read more
As a result of the London Metal Exchange (LME) decision on a price provider for its lithium contract, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) issues the following statement from Simon Moores, Managing Director:
“Benchmark Minerals has time and again demonstrated it has the highest quality, most robust process and most respected … Read more
Volkswagen (VW) has taken a major step in securing the future of its bold electric vehicle (EV) production targets by locking in a long-term lithium supply deal with China’s Ganfeng Lithium.
While the details of the MOU have not been disclosed, the company said it would provide the foundation for … Read more
Released: 02 April 2019 |
LONDON, UK | Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) is delighted to announce that José Hofer has joined from SQM, one of the world’s foremost lithium producers, and has been appointed Senior Analyst – Forecasting.
José was previously Business Intelligence Manager for SQM, based in … Read more
Exports of spodumene concentrate from Australia continued to ramp up in 2018 – with three new mines beginning shipments from ports across Western Australia.
Incremental increases were seen from all three of the country’s established producers; with Greenbushes, Mt Marion and Mt Cattlin recording 12%, 22% and 4% increases in … Read more