Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s Simon Moores sat down with Patrick Highsmith, CEO of Pure Energy Minerals, to discuss how Tesla and China have shaped his seven years in the industry, and the plans to bring US lithium production into the 21st Century.
Simon Moores: You have been active in the lithium industry for some time now, firstly with Lithium One and now with Pure Energy Minerals. What industry changes have you seen in this time?
Patrick Highsmith: That’s true. It definitely makes me feel old to be one of the grizzled veterans of . . .