Resource report concludes Galvanic’s lithium prospect among most prolific in North America

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A recently completed resource report has validated Galvanic Energy’s Smackover prospect as one of the largest lithium brine resources in North America, with sufficient lithium to produce enough batteries for 50 million electric vehicles.

SK On signs MOU with Global Lithium Resources to bolster key battery materials supply chain

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South Korea-based SK On (SKO), a global EV battery manufacturer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Australia’s Global Lithium Resources to explore future business opportunities together in regard to stable supply of lithium.

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Lake Resources: Supplying high-quality lithium for the EV market

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As the world endeavours to deliver on its green energy ambitions, Lake Resources explains how it is set to meet the demand for high-quality lithium and support the electric vehicle market.

Walkabout Resources’ Tanzanian graphite project moves to construction phase

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Walkabout Resources signed a US$20-million loan agreement with Tanzania’s CRDB bank in April to cover 62.5%

Battery Resourcers to open North America’s largest Li-ion battery recycling facility by August

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Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and engineered materials company, plans to open a commercial-scale, lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Covington, Ga. —Michael O’Kronley, CEO and Director of Battery Resourcers. Resources.

Renforth Resources: Developing unexplored mining territories in Quebec

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Renforth Resources is working to develop unexplored mining territories in Quebec to become a key driver in the battery metals supply chain and the green energy transition. Canadian mineral exploration specialist Renforth Resources is set to become Quebec’s newest battery metals discovery.

DeepGreen Metals revises undersea polymetallic nodules resources upwards

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The nodule resource is now estimated as 4 megatons (Mt) measured, 341Mt indicated and 11Mt inferred mineral resources. The company’s updated 43-101 mineral resource estimate shows that the abundance of nodules in the company’s contract area increased 5.4%

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ExxonMobil increases Stabroek resource estimate to approximately 10 billion barrels

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ExxonMobil increased its estimate of the discovered recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana ( earlier post ) to approximately 10 billion oil-equivalent barrels.

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Arafura Resources awards engineering design contract for Nolans NdPr project to Hatch

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Australia-based Arafura Resources Limited has awarded Hatch a contract to carry out Engineering and Procurement Services for the Nolans NdPR project hydrometallurgical plant. The deposit contains a JORC 2012-compliant Mineral Resources of 56 million tonnes at an average grade of 2.6%

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Piedmont Lithium increases North Carolina lithium resources by 40%

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Piedmont Lithium Limited released an updated Global Mineral Resource estimate (MRE) for its flagship Piedmont Lithium Project in North Carolina. The Mineral Resource estimate is reported in accordance with JORC Code. Increasing the scale of our North Carolina mineral resource to 39.2

Eloro Resources Ltd: Preparing for the future of tin

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Eloro Resources' Tom Larsen explores the use of tin in renewable energy and showcases the company's development of a world-class deposit. The post Eloro Resources Ltd: Preparing for the future of tin appeared first on Innovation News Network.

Resource Watch releases new data-driven Air Quality Dashboard

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Resource Watch has introduced a new data-driven Air Quality Dashboard featuring the latest maps and data visualizations on the state of the world’s air. Resource Watch worked with WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities to create this resource for data on air quality and emissions.

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Berkeley Lab leading investigation to quantify and characterize Salton Sea’s geothermal lithium resources

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However, questions remain about the size of the resource, the potential rate of decline, the potential for regeneration, and sustainability of production. We’ll look at how quickly might you expect the resource to be regenerated—is it centuries?

Compass Minerals confirms successful conversion testing of Great Salt Lake lithium brine resource to battery-grade lithium hydroxide

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The company believes this is the first known conversion to battery-grade lithium hydroxide from the sustainable lithium brine resource originating from the Great Salt Lake.

FREYR Battery opens technology resources campus and business unit in Japan

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FREYR Battery, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, has established a technology resources campus and business unit in Japan. FREYR’s Japan technology resources unit will primarily be engaged in running electrochemical testing of various materials related to 24M’s technology development, while also providing a platform for the recruitment and hiring of experienced battery engineering talent.

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ExxonMobil makes three new discoveries offshore Guyana; increases Stabroek resource estimate to nearly 11B barrels

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ExxonMobil has made three new discoveries offshore Guyana and increased its estimate of the recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to nearly 11 billion oil-equivalent barrels.

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Stellantis secures low-emission lithium supply for N American EV production from Controlled Thermal Resources

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and Controlled Thermal Resources Ltd. CTR will produce battery-grade lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate along with geothermal energy in Imperial County, California, with a resource production capacity in excess of 300,000 metric tons per year. Stellantis N.V. CTR) signed a binding offtake agreement for CTR to supply battery-grade lithium hydroxide for use in Stellantis’ North America electrified vehicle production.

NERC: high probability of insufficient resources to meet electricity demand as early as Summer 2022 in parts of US

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Findings from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC’s) 2021 Long-Term Reliability Assessment (LTRA) indicate there is a high probability of insufficient resources and energy to serve electricity demand, as early as Summer 2022, in many parts of the Western Interconnection.

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Syrah Resources signs binding offtake agreement with Tesla for natural graphite active anode material

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Australia-based Syrah Resources Limited signed a binding offtake agreement with Tesla to supply natural graphite Active Anode Material (AAM) from its vertically integrated AAM production facility in Vidalia, Louisiana.

Eurasian Resources Group plans NCM material plant for EV batteries

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Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), a leading diversified natural resources group, is assessing the construction of a battery material plant to produce nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM) precursor materials for batteries for electric vehicles (EVs). —Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group.

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Aeramentum Resources: Leading diamond drilling at the Treasure Project

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Aeramentum Resources plans to undertake diamond drilling at the Treasure Project, following on from previous exploration demonstrating high grades of nickel, copper, cobalt, and gold in drilling and sampling.

Syrah Resources completes BFS for expansion of US anode material production

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Market intelligence firm Roskill noted that Syrah Resources is already a producer of natural flake graphite in Mozambique and has been developing spherical graphite intermediate products in the US, with its first battery-grade purified product achieved in July 2020.

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RareX executes MoU with global rare earths producer Shenghe Resources

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Australian rare earths exploration and development company RareX Limited entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the leading global rare earths producer, China-based Shenghe Resources Holdings. Work is also progressing on an updated Mineral Resource Estimate, which is on track to be released later this quarter.

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Lake Resources and Ford Motor Company sign non-binding MoU to negotiate for lithium offtake from the Kachi Project

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Australia-based Lithium developer Lake Resources has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ford Motor Company for the offtake of approximately 25,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) of lithium from the Kachi Project.

Leading UK scientists set out resource challenge of meeting EV targets by 2050

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Using its scientific expertise and collection of geological specimens, the Museum is collaborating with leading researchers to identify resource and environmental implications of the transition to green energy technologies including electric cars. The urgent need to cut CO 2 emissions to secure the future of our planet is clear, but there are huge implications for our natural resources not only to produce green technologies like electric cars but keep them charged.

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PNNL study finds 2028 grid resource adequacy likely sufficient for high EV penetration; managed charging strategies can double adequacy

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A new study of the impact of high EV adoption on the Western US power grid by a team from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has found that 2028 grid resource adequacy—from generation through transmission—is likely to be sufficient for high EV penetration.

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ExxonMobil discovery at Uaru-2 offshore Guyana; block recoverable resource estimate upped to 9B barrels oil-equivalent

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Uaru-2 will add to the previously announced gross discovered recoverable resource estimate for the block, which is currently estimated to be approximately 9 billion oil-equivalent barrels.

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Galvanic’s Smackover prospect: Unearthing lithium resources

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A resource report was recently completed on Galvanic’s Smackover prospect, validating it as one of the largest lithium brine resources in North America, with sufficient lithium to […].

Galvanic’s Smackover prospect: Unearthing lithium resources

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A resource report was recently completed on Galvanic’s Smackover prospect, validating it as one of the largest lithium brine resources in North America, with sufficient lithium […].

Li-ion battery recycling and manufacturing startup Battery Resourcers completes $20M Series B

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Battery Resourcers , a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company, recently completed a $20-million Series B equity round with financing led by Orbia Ventures, the venture capital arm of the multinational Orbia, and participation from other investors including At One Ventures, TDK Ventures, TRUMPF Venture, Doral Energy-Tech Ventures andJaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures. Battery Resourcers was founded in 2015 in Worcester, Mass.

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How billionaires’ quest for key EV resources under melting ice caps can boost industry

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The world’s richest billionaires, including Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Michael Bloomberg, are funding a campaign to search for resources critical to the EV industry and climate change. A new quest is underway due to the melting ice caps in Greenland.

Motiv Power Systems delivers nine electric box trucks to Community Resource Project

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Motiv Power Systems announced the deployment of nine electric box trucks with Community Resource Project (CRP).

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EV affordability threatened by cobalt prices: Did the US let resource control lapse over oil?

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Just as the Middle East has been a strategic center in global oil politics, the Democratic Republic of Congo has become the epicenter for the raw materials needed for electric vehicles—especially cobalt.

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Study finds noble metal clusters can enhance performance of catalysts and save resources

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Resources. Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have demonstrated that noble metal atoms may assemble to form clusters under certain conditions. These clusters are more reactive than the single atoms and, hence, exhaust gases can be much better removed.

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Robotic Research and FPInnovations partner to develop off-road truck platooning; Level 4 for natural resource sector roads

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The multi-year project aims at accelerating the adoption of off-road automated-vehicle (AV) technology to improve safety and address an acute labor shortage, thereby improving the quality and viability of rural jobs where natural resources are located.

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BMW Group makes sustainability and efficient resource management central to its strategic direction

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The BMW Group is making sustainability and resource efficiency central to the company’s strategic direction. The principle of continuous improvement will remain at the heart of the strategy to reduce CO 2 emissions and increase resource efficiency.

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Hino to use Cummins engines in MD and HD trucks for North America; shifting resources to Project Z BEV development

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Hino plans to redirect engineering and other resources to accelerate the development of the battery electric vehicle (BEV) portion of Project Z, the company’s development path to zero emission vehicles (ZEV). Hino Trucks intends to produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America. Hino intends to offer Cummins B6.7 and L9 engines in Hino’s L and XL Series models by the end of 2021.

DOE to release hydrogen safety training resource

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) are developing a hydrogen training resource focused on fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology and how it can be utilized for federal fleets.

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New Resource for University Educators

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To help them, in May IEEE launched its Teaching Excellence Hub , a resource for university-level educators who are teaching engineering, computer science, and technology courses online or in person. Vist the hub to find more resources.

Mercedes-Benz signs MoU with Government of Canada to strengthen cooperation across EV value chain; natural resources development; Rock Tech Lithium

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As part of Mercedes-Benz’s Ambition2039, the focus is on the reduction of CO 2 emissions as well as the responsible use of resources along the entire supply chain. Mercedes-Benz Group AG and the Government of Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation and to explore ways to advance opportunities across Canada’s electric vehicle supply chain, including, but not limited to, securing sustainable sources of raw materials.

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Spring Website Refresh: Three New Resources for You

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Here are three new resources that we've just updated for EV drivers, property managers, and job seekers. The post Spring Website Refresh: Three New Resources for You appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. Happy spring!

A New One-Stop Resource for IEEE Life Members

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The new IEEE Life Members website is a one-stop resource to keep the most experienced of members connected. Resources.

WHY Resources’ high-grade magnesium oxide secures critical minerals supply chain

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Barry Baim of WHY Resources explains how the company is helping meet net zero targets through developing its Record Ridge magnesium property. The post WHY Resources’ high-grade magnesium oxide secures critical minerals supply chain appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Contributor Profile Critical Raw Materials The Innovation Platform Issue 11