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Sama Resources Announces Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for Samapleu Project

Figure 1: Flow Sheet of Samapleu Concentrator Pre-tax NPV of USD 615M and IRR of 32.5% over a 20-year mine life Highlights Average annual production of 3,900 tonnes(“t”) of carbonyl nickel powder, 8,400 t of carbonyl iron powder and 14,100 t of copper concentrate over a 20-year mine life Capital costs of $282 million (“M”) including contingency of $37 M Operational costs of $23.96/t milled Pre-tax Net Present Value (“NPV”) at 8% discount rate … Continue reading

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GATES, BEZOS-BACKED FIRM SEARCHING FOR COBALT IN CANADA

KoBold Metals, a start-up backed by a coalition of billionaires led by Bill Gates, plans to scour for cobalt in Canada using advanced mapping technology and it’s targeting northern Quebec, just south of Glencore’s Raglan nickel mine. The company, founded in 2018, has acquired rights to an area of about 1,000 square kilometres (386 sq. miles), where it plans to begin collecting geophysical data before the end of the year. KoBold’s backers include big … Continue reading

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FORBES – #TESLA POWERS UP; LITHIUM AND OTHER BATTERY METALS WILL FOLLOW

Where Tesla goes, lithium will follow. It’s obviously not as simple as that but there is an inevitability in demand for the metals used to make electric-powered vehicles following the success of EVs. Interestingly, the connection between Tesla’s recent rocket-run on the stock market has not been replicated in the battery-metals sector, yet. But as Tesla continues to prove that investors and car buyers are ready to embrace the shift from fossil fuels to … Continue reading

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TESLA’S OUTPUT FELL IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2020 BECAUSE OF SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION AND PLANT SHUTDOWNS

US electric vehicle (EV) producer Tesla’s output fell sharply in the second quarter of 2020 because of supply chain disruption and plant shutdowns, but deliveries were relatively unscathed despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In all, the company produced 82,272 EVs in March-June, down by 19.9pc from 102,672 in the previous quarter and by 5.5pc from 87,048 in the second quarter of 2019. The drop was caused by the closure of Tesla’s Fremont assembly plant in … Continue reading

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CONGO AIMS TO LAUNCH STATE COBALT MONOPOLY IN TWO MONTHS, MINES MINISTER SAYS

June 26 (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo will begin its state-controlled buying of artisanal cobalt in about two months time, having been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, the mines minister said on Thursday. In January, the government created the Entreprise Generale du Cobalt as a subsidiary of state mining company Gecamines to purchase and market all cobalt that is not mined industrially in an effort to exert greater influence over prices. Congo dominates … Continue reading

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TESLA SALES SURGE 150 PERCENT IN CHINA AMID GERMAN EV MOTOR RIVALRY, GLENCORE RARE EARTH PARTNERSHIP

The figures showed that the Chinese automotive industry was recovering from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and that the electric vehicle giant’s investments in China’s massive auto market were paying off, reports revealed this week. US electric automaker Tesla has earned record high sales of its models manufactured in China in May just five months after the company began producing units at the Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, according to reports. Registrations for Tesla motors … Continue reading

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FORBES: NICKEL RUSH RESTARTS AS STEEL AND BATTERY DEMAND RISES

China’s rapid exit from its Covid-19 lockdown has triggered the restart of a rush for nickel, an old-fashioned metal mainly used in making stainless steel, but also a key ingredient in the batteries of electric vehicles. While not yet attracting the eye of investors in the same way iron ore has with its 30% rise to $100 a ton there has been a strong flow of deals and a hint of stockpiling ahead of … Continue reading

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IMPACT OF COVID-19 on Nano Metal Powder Market 2020 Growth of CAGR with Focusing Key players like – Beijing Dk, American Elements, Shanghai ChaoWei

written by Kunal May 29, 2020 Nano Metal Powder Market Research Report 2020 With COVID-19 Analysis The global market report is a systematic research of the global Nano Metal Powder Market portraying the current state of affairs in the market. Further, it offers an estimation of the market measure as far as esteem and in volume and discusses the key fragments and the topographical subdivisions of the market for Nano Metal Powder advertise in subtle elements. … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Potential impact on Covid-19 Impact on Nano Metal Powder Market – Overview on Key Innovations 2028

In 2018, the market size of Covid-19 Impact on Nano Metal Powder Market is million US$ and it will reach million US$ in 2025, growing at a CAGR of from 2018; while in China, the market size is valued at xx million US$ and will increase to xx million US$ in 2025, with a CAGR of xx% during forecast period. The report on the Covid-19 Impact on Nano Metal Powder market provides a bird’s … Continue reading

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NANO NICKEL MARKET: KNOW MORE ABOUT THE YEARS AHEAD

Nano Nickel Market Research Study – The exploration report comprised with market data derived from primary as well as secondary research techniques. The solicitation of proposals by the governments and public–private companies across the world to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered to be market forces. The aim is to get premium insights, quality data figures and information in relation to aspects such as market scope, market size, share, and segments including … Continue reading

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