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How the lithium industry sets its prices

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence sets the lithium industry’s reference price in its monthly subscription service, Lithium Price Assessments.

This service provides independent prices assessed to a lithium specific methodology – an industry first – and is done so by analysts that understand the lithium market.

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How the USA can build a lithium ion and electric vehicle economy: Benchmark Summit 2020, Washington DC

ON TUESDAY 20 OCTOBER 2020, BENCHMARK MINERAL INTELLIGENCE HOSTED ITS BENCHMARK SUMMIT 2020 – WASHINGTON DC, THE ANNUAL MEETING PLACE CONNECTING GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY. 
THE BENCHMARK SUMMIT OPENED WITH SPEECHES FROM SENATOR LISA MURKOWSKI (R-ALASKA), CHAIRMAN OF US SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, AND SENATOR JOE MANCHIN (D-WEST VIRGINIA),
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Lithium ion’s unsung hero? Manganese and the battery supply chain

Of the ‘forgotten’ battery chemicals and metals manganese is one of the better-known. Nonetheless, it rarely grabs the headlines of its cathode siblings – cobalt and nickel – as its cost component to the cathode is relatively low, but it remains a critical material for OEM’s ambitions for higher-range electric … Read more

Benchmark expands price assessment team, launches new ESG division with lithium

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is excited to confirm two major developments that continue to expand our world class organisation in line with our growth and standing in the lithium ion battery and electric vehicle (EV) supply chain. These are: 

1) Expansion of our Price Assessment Division 

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Tesla’s quest for battery cell superiority continues

Tesla’s battery cell journey continues after Elon Musk confirmed Tesla’s new 4680 cylindrical cell format at Tesla’s Battery Day, also confirming that in-house production was already underway at the company’s pilot plant in Fremont.

This marks a significant point in Tesla’s battery strategy as it moves into direct battery production, … Read more