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Nickel v cobalt: The secret EV battle for the lithium ion battery

There is a low profile battle occurring between raw material miners and chemical manufacturers for the future of the lithium ion battery. There is battery tug of war between nickel and cobalt that is being driven by electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers’ desire to cut battery cell costs and increase energy density. But the push to … Continue reading Nickel v cobalt: The secret EV battle for the lithium ion battery

Toronto to host battery seminar and graphite field trip

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence will host a free seminar in Toronto on Thursday 24 September 2015 as part of our World Tour 2015 series.  Taking place at One King West Hotel & Residence in Toronto’s downtown, the exclusive meeting will discuss investment opportunities in the battery supply chain from mine to market. Hear from the industry’s independent experts … Continue reading Toronto to host battery seminar and graphite field trip

Battery grade graphite set for record year

China’s output of spherical graphite has continued to go from strength to strength in Q2 2015 on the back of strong lithium ion battery demand from Asia. The country, which produces 95% of the world’s uncoated spherical graphite – the semi processed material that makes a battery’s anode – has continued to see output surge … Continue reading Battery grade graphite set for record year