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Benchmark to keynote AABC battery conference on lithium supply and EV penetration rates

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence will give the first raw material address of the AABC 2018 battery conference in San Diego next week. Managing Director, Simon Moores has been invited to speak on the outlook for lithium supply as it faces a wall of electric vehicle demand. The talk, “25% by 2025? Can lithium supply meet the … Continue reading Benchmark to keynote AABC battery conference on lithium supply and EV penetration rates

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 … Continue reading Benchmark World Tour 2018 – North America – download presentations now

Panasonic reduces Tesla’s cobalt consumption by 60% in 6 years …

… but cobalt supply challenges remain Tesla has given a rare indication of the relative proportions of the raw materials used in the new format 2170 cylindrical lithium ion battery cells for Model 3. Tesla has long been a proponent of nickel-cobalt-aluminium (NCA) technology developed by Panasonic in Japan, which goes against the grain of … Continue reading Panasonic reduces Tesla’s cobalt consumption by 60% in 6 years …

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 … Continue reading Benchmark launches cobalt industry’s first ever battery metal price

Benchmark / Bloomberg to host World Tour 2018, New York; Solid Power to speak on solid state batteries

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is delighted to team up with Bloomberg for the New York leg of the Benchmark World Tour 2018. The Benchmark World Tour, now in its fourth year, is the leading investor forum for lithium ion battery supply chain intelligence and Bloomberg has been one of the most important outlets for reporting the … Continue reading Benchmark / Bloomberg to host World Tour 2018, New York; Solid Power to speak on solid state batteries

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

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence signs expert China Analyst to expand lithium, graphite anode and cobalt prices

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, the market leaders in price assessments for the lithium ion battery supply chain, has signed Albert (Qi) Li as its new China Analyst. Benchmark, which is globally known for its monthly price assessments and market intelligence on the key battery and electric vehicle raw materials of lithium, graphite and cobalt – has … Continue reading Benchmark Mineral Intelligence signs expert China Analyst to expand lithium, graphite anode and cobalt prices

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence launches lithium and battery supply chain forecasting and consultancy division

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, the market leaders in price assessments for the lithium ion battery supply chain, has signed Andy Leyland as its new Head of Forecasting. Benchmark – globally known for its monthly price assessments and market intelligence on the key battery and electric vehicle raw materials of lithium, graphite and cobalt – has established … Continue reading Benchmark Mineral Intelligence launches lithium and battery supply chain forecasting and consultancy division

Announcement: Benchmark launches new prices for lithium carbonate battery grade, technical grade and spodumene concentrate

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is pleased to announce the introduction of three additional prices to our Lithium Price Assessment service: Lithium carbonate (battery grade), EXW China Lithium carbonate (technical grade), EXW China Spodumene (6% Li2O), FOB Australia Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has added these three new lithium prices to its monthly Price Assessment service to increase coverage … Continue reading Announcement: Benchmark launches new prices for lithium carbonate battery grade, technical grade and spodumene concentrate

Announcement: Benchmark to assess new lithium ion battery anode grades

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is pleased to introduce two additional uncoated spherical graphite prices to our monthly Graphite Price Assessment service: Uncoated spherical graphite, 99.95% C, 10 microns Uncoated spherical graphite, 99.95% C, 25 microns Benchmark has added these two new uncoated spherical graphite prices to its monthly Price Assessment service in order to increase coverage … Continue reading Announcement: Benchmark to assess new lithium ion battery anode grades