Monthly Archives: November 2017

Reuters: German car makers warned of possible battery materials shortage

FRANKFURT, Nov 26 (Reuters) – The German car industry risks running short of key raw materials for automotive batteries, hampering a planned boost in the production of electric vehicles (EVs), Germany’s largest industry association BDI warned. “The risk of running into bottlenecks in raw material supply is increasing because demand is growing faster than production capacity,” Matthias Wachter, head of security and raw materials at the BDI was quoted as saying by Sunday paper … Continue reading

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BMW Joins Race to Secure Cobalt for Electric Vehicle Batteries

Carmaker says it’s talking to all suppliers of the chemical Cobalt is critical for production of electric car batteries With one eye on accelerating demand for electric vehicles, BMW AG said it’s talking to suppliers of cobalt and other battery materials amid fears that stocks will run short and push already inflated prices higher. Sourcing of cobalt and other materials is “the most important” question BMW has to address before it decides whether to … Continue reading

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Australia is the new frontier for battery minerals

FORGET the “resource curse”. Australia is blessed with the stuff. For more than a quarter of a century it has not had a recession, thanks largely to Chinese demand for its raw materials. It is only a few years since the end of one such China-led boom, in base metals such as iron ore. A new speculative flurry has started in minerals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel to feed another China-related craze—making batteries … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Eskom to test Vanadium redox flow battery solution

South African power utility Eskom is set to test a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) solution developed by Bushveld Energy at its research, testing, and development (RT&D) centre in Rosherville. Eskom will test the VRFB’s performance and applications under various simulations including minimum load shifting, wind and solar generation smoothing, power quality improvement, and self-black start capabilities. Commissioning of the VRFB is expected to take place by the first half of next year. The … Continue reading

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Signature de deux conventions de recherche du nickel et du vanadium entre le Burundi et la société CVMR

BUJUMBURA, 20 nov (ABP) – Le ministre de l’Energie et des Mines, M. Côme Manirakiza (photo : à droite), a procédé ce lundi à la signature de deux conventions de recherche du nickel et du vanadium entre le gouvernement du Burundi et la société Chemical vapor metal refining corporation (CVMR) basée à Toronto au Canada, représentée par son Gestionnaire, M. Kamran Khozan (photo : à gauche). La première concerne le Nickel à Waga-Nyabikere en … Continue reading

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Bientôt l’extraction du nickel, vanadium et autres minerais à Gitega valant plus de 30 milliards $

Le ministre de l’Énergie et des Mines, Côme Manirakiza (droite) signant les conventions de recherche du nickel et du vanadium entre le gouvernement du Burundi et la CVMR représentée par son gestionnaire, Kamran Khozan Le Gouvernement du Burundi a signé ce lundi deux conventions de recherche du nickel et du vanadium avec la société Chemical Vapor Metal Refining Corporation (CVMR) basée à Toronto au Canada. La première concerne le Nickel à Waga-Nyabikere en province … Continue reading

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Ishirahamwe CVMR ryo muri CANADA rigiye gutangura ivyigwa ku butare bw’Uburundi

Kamran Kausan arongoye ishirahamwe CVMR (i bubamfu), ari kumwe na Come MANIRAKIZA, umushikiranganji w’Uburundi ajejwe ubutare n’agataka Ubushikiranganji bw’ubutare, agataka n’amasoko ntanganguvu, bwasinyiraniye kuri uwu wa mbere amasezerano n’ishirahamwe CVMR ricukura ubutare, ryamuka mu karere ka Toronto mu gihugu ca Canada. Ayo masezerano akaba ari ayo gukora ivyirwa vyo gucukura ubutare bwa Nickel mu bice vya Waga na Nyabikere hamwe n’ubutare bwa Vanadium i Mukanda. Umushikiranganji Côme Manirakiza w’ubutare, agataka n’amasoko ntanganguvu amenyesha ko … Continue reading

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Burundi : Le CANADIEN CVMR investit 40 Millions USD pour le NICKEL

ECONOMIE – Le CANADIEN CVMR Corporation signe des conventions d’1 ans pour l’étude et la recherche d’exploitation de Nickel, Vanadium, et minerais associés au Burundi, 6ème producteur mondial du secteur. A Bujumbura, ce lundi 20 novembre 2017, M. Manirakiza Côme, Ministre burundais de l’énergie et des mines, a signé, avec M. Kanran M.Khozan, patron de l’entreprise minière CANADIENNE CVMR Corporation, des conventions d’étude et de recherche d’1 an ,prenant effet dès Janvier 2018, d’exploitation … Continue reading

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About 1,500 job opportunities to be created by CVMR Mining Company

The Ministry of Energy and Mines has signed this 20 November, research conventions with CVMR Energy Minerals Incorporation of Toronto Canada for exploring mineral concessions in Waga-Nyabikere and Mukanda areas. The latter have proven and estimated reserves of Nickel, Cobalt, Iron, copper, PGMs, Vanadium and titanium Kamran M. Khozan, Chairman and CEO of CVMR, says the company has committed approximately USD 40 million for the surveys and drilling to prove the reserves in these … Continue reading

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Press Release: By the Burundi Minister of Energy and Mines,Bujumbural, 20 November 2017

Press Release: By the Burundi Minister of Energy and Mines,Bujumbural, 20 November 2017 The Ministry of Energy and Mines of Burundi is pleased to announce the following new developments in the mining and metal refining sector of the country: On 7 of November 2017 the Burundi Cabinet approved the applications by La Societe CVMR Energy Minerals Burundi SURL and its Canadian sister company, CVMR Energy Minerals Inc. of Toronto, Canada (CVMR®) for exploration in … Continue reading

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