Rare Earths

China’s Gotion Plans to Have 33% of EV Battery Plants Abroad

Gotion said it would build total battery production capacity of 300 gigawatt hours (GWh) over three years against the 16…

2 days ago

China Lithium Producer Tianqi Plans $1bn Hong Kong IPO – WSJ

Tianqi's listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange could become the bourse's biggest initial public offering this year

1 week ago

Chinese Researchers Stumble on Vast Uranium Reserves – SCMP

The fresh deposits raise China's reserves to more than 2 million tonnes, which is almost on a par with uranium-rich…

1 month ago

Pentagon Backs US Funding For Strategic Mining in Australia, UK

Relying only on domestic or Canadian sources, the Department of Defense said, "unnecessarily constrains" the DPA programme's ability to "ensure…

2 months ago

Rare Earths Miner Lynas Sees Demand Outstripping Output

Talks with the US government to build a heavy rare earths plant in Texas have dragged on for four years…

2 months ago

Germany’s Schaeffler in Rare Earths Deal to Cut China Reliance

The EU is spearheading a drive to boost domestic production of rare earths and super strong magnets used in EVs…

2 months ago

China’s Mineral Dominance a Challenge for US: Think Tank

For most critical minerals, the US and western nations are minority suppliers with only modest capability to influence global markets,…

3 months ago

Iluka to Build $750m Rare Earths Refinery to Counter China

Mineral sands group commits to the country's first refinery, boosted by a $749m loan from the federal government to counter…

3 months ago

Costly Battery Ingredients May Unplug EV Plan – Business Line

Barring manganese, prices of other commodities such as lithium, cobalt and nickel have increased sharply since the beginning of 2022

3 months ago

Australia Plans $360m Critical Minerals Funding to Offset China

Prime Minister Scott Morrison unveiled funding for a slew of projects in Western Australia, saying the big state would become…

4 months ago

Reliance Buys Assets of Lithium Werks in Clean Energy Push

Reliance's investment in Lithium Werks, which makes lithium iron phosphate batteries that are mainly used in EVs, includes funding for…

4 months ago

Elon Musk Sees Major Inflation Risks at Tesla, SpaceX

Musk retweeted an article saying the Ukraine-Russia conflict had sent commodity prices to their highest levels since 2008, and said…

4 months ago