Battery Metals have soared into prominence in recent years for mining investors. The term is derived from the primary metals (and mineral) inputs needed in the lithium-ion batteries that are powering electric vehicles and a host of other high-tech applications. This is part of a broader Power Revolution that is sweeping the planet, and it includes increasing development of renewable power sources like wind and solar.
Originally, investor focus was on lithium and cobalt. These are two of the metals whose demand was first identified to take off as manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries has been rapidly scaled higher. As the electric vehicle market has expanded, additional metals have captured the attention of investors, including nickel, manganese, and vanadium.
Nickel and manganese are also part of the electric vehicle equation. Vanadium, whose price soared by a factor of ten from the beginning of 2016 to its peak in 2018, is a critical metal in the opposite side of the Power Revolution: energy storage.
Along with new metals markets coming into focus, so too have some of the logistical issues associated with electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries. This includes recycling the vast quantities of lithium-ion batteries (and the metals contained) as these batteries reach their end of life.
Stockhouse Media hosted a live podcast to provide investors with additional information on some of these metals markets, as well as broader issues facing the electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery industries.
Joining Stockhouse’s Dave Jackson were expert panelists Larry Reaugh, President and CEO of American Manganese Inc. (TSX: V.AMY, OTCQB: AMYZF, Forum), Robin Birchall, CEO of Giyani Metals Corp. (TSX: V.WDG, OTCQB: CATPF, Forum), and Michael Mulberry, President and CEO of American Battery Metals Corp. (CSE: ABC, OTCQB: FDVXF, Forum).
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