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
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
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
Monday 28 October — London, UK–
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) is delighted to announce that Mark Beveridge has joined from CRU Group as a new Principle Consultant.
Mark joins Benchmark Minerals expanding division which is focused on implementing supply chain strategies for the lithium ion battery to electric vehicle … Read more
There is no doubt that the lithium industry is evolving to the needs of the lithium ion battery and electric vehicle (EV) industry.
Existing majors are expanding, new producers are entering the market and even more buyers are purchasing spodumene concentrate and the speciality chemicals, lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide, … Read more
Today, Glencore announced a revamped deal with the world’s largest precursor producer, GEM Co Ltd, for cobalt hydroxide that equates to 61,200 tonnes of contained cobalt for a five year period between 2020 and 2024.
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence estimates that the deal is for 25% of Glencore’s forecasted cobalt hydroxide … Read more
The Benchmark World Tour 2019 recently visited London and Frankfurt and presentations are now available to download.
Please find links to the presentations below. Many of the industry presentations are free to download. To access Benchmark Mineral Intelligence and keynote speaker presentations you need to be a Benchmark Membership subscriber.… 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
US Government Senator Lisa Murkowski has introduced bipartisan legislation to secure its mineral resources and supply chains for the country’s 21st century auto and energy industries at the inaugural Benchmark Minerals Summit 2019 in Washington DC.
Senator Murkowski has led the push, in particular in her role as chair of … Read more
Australia’s largest company by revenue, Wesfarmers, has announced plans to acquire lithium developer, Kidman Resources, marking the first major lithium acquisition of 2019.
The deal between the multibillion-dollar conglomerate, which has major interests in chemicals, coal and fertilisers, could have wide repercussions for the global lithium market and the wider … Read more