Tag: Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

June 18, 2018

Will Platinum be Impacted by Electric Cars?

The auto industry is the largest consumer of platinum, but as electric cars become more mainstream demand from the sector...
June 13, 2018

Types of Graphite: Amorphous, Flake and Vein

The graphite space can be tough for investors to navigate. Getting a grasp on it involves knowing a little about...
June 11, 2018

Simon Moores: We’re in the Midst of a Global Battery Arms Race

The Investing News Network sat down with Simon Moores of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence to talk about the future of lithium-ion...
May 16, 2018

IMIC Day 2: Notes from the Floor

What happened on day two of the International Mining Investment Conference? We run through key highlights in this pictorial overview.
May 3, 2018

Tesla to Reduce Cobalt Use in EV Batteries to “Almost Nothing”

The US-based carmaker is set to further reduce the amount of cobalt used in its batteries, increasing investors' concerns about...
May 3, 2018

Graphite’s Role in the Electric Vehicle Revolution

Graphite, a little-known component of lithium-ion batteries, is booming thanks to a global pushback against fossil fuels and a commitment...
April 22, 2018

Cobalt Market Update: Q1 2018 in Review

What happened to cobalt in Q1 2018? Our cobalt market update outlines key market developments and explores what could happen...
April 19, 2018

SQM Says Lithium Market Needs $10-billion Investment Over Next Decade

The lithium industry will need US$10 to US$12 billion worth of investments over the next 10 years to meet increasing...
April 19, 2018

Graphite Mining in the US

The US currently produces no graphite, and many are wondering if graphite mining in the US will happen. Here's an...
April 18, 2018

BHP Eyes Cobalt Production to Become Global Supplier of Battery Metals

The miner could grow its cobalt production and sell it as cobalt sulfate, an essential component in the lithium-ion batteries...