Volkswagen (VW) has taken a major step in securing the future of its bold electric vehicle (EV) production targets by locking in a long-term lithium supply deal with China’s Ganfeng Lithium.
While the details of the MOU have not been disclosed, the company said it would provide the foundation for … Read more
Released: 02 April 2019 |
LONDON, UK | Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (Benchmark Minerals) is delighted to announce that José Hofer has joined from SQM, one of the world’s foremost lithium producers, and has been appointed Senior Analyst – Forecasting.
José was previously Business Intelligence Manager for SQM, based in … Read more
Exports of spodumene concentrate from Australia continued to ramp up in 2018 – with three new mines beginning shipments from ports across Western Australia.
Incremental increases were seen from all three of the country’s established producers; with Greenbushes, Mt Marion and Mt Cattlin recording 12%, 22% and 4% increases in … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has welcomed the overwhelming reaction to the US Senate hearing on Tuesday 5 February in Washington, DC, which focused on electric vehicle and energy storage supply chains.
Led by Chairman Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), the hearing was the first of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is delighted to announce the launch of two new lithium price indexes. The two dedicated price indexes – lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide – draw from the data collected by our analysts across 11 market prices to give the most accurate, independent and reliable industry insights.
The … Read more
Last week, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence hosted a Wall Street breakfast to discuss the potential for Exchange Traded Lithium.
The breakfast was attended by an excellent cross section of those that are set to be affected most by the introduction of new financial instruments for lithium.
The London Metal Exchange (LME) … Read more
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The year is off to a grandstand start for the Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Team.
Two subscriber only events in New York this week kicks off what will be a defining year for the … Read more
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A new year for the lithium market has already begun to spark fresh concerns about oversupply, but despite the ramp up in new operations major supply chain questions linger.
A furore around anticipated new supply engulfed the … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has been invited to speak at a special event for the UK public being held at The Royal Institution of Great Britain in London.
The Battery – Inside Out is an event supported by new UK battery initiative, The Faraday Institution, taking place on Tuesday 12 March … Read more
The Benchmark Lithium Price Index has been cited by the Financial Times as global interest in lithium prices continues to grow. This follows The Wall Street Journal’s article citing the Benchmark Lithium Price Index earlier this week.
The Financial Times’ piece, “Electric cars: will Australia’s battery gamble pay off?”, … Read more