The introduction of new supply has seen a gradual correction in the lithium market over the past 18 months, but despite the majority of new chemical projects being slow to deliver, share prices and investor sentiment remain tied to short-term price trends rather than underlying market fundamentals.
With capital … Read more
US Government Senator Lisa Murkowski has introduced bipartisan legislation to secure its mineral resources and supply chains for the country’s 21st century auto and energy industries at the inaugural Benchmark Minerals Summit 2019 in Washington DC.
Senator Murkowski has led the push, in particular in her role as chair of … Read more
Australia’s largest company by revenue, Wesfarmers, has announced plans to acquire lithium developer, Kidman Resources, marking the first major lithium acquisition of 2019.
The deal between the multibillion-dollar conglomerate, which has major interests in chemicals, coal and fertilisers, could have wide repercussions for the global lithium market and the wider … Read more
The Benchmark World Tour 2019 is on its way to North America.
In its fifth year, our free seminar series on the lithium ion battery to electric vehicle and energy storage supply chain has become the world’s leading forum of its kind.
Our North America leg will be our biggest … 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
There have been significant movements in the electric vehicle (EV) space with the launch of Tesla’s Model Y and Volkswagen Group’s (VW) plans to increase its pure EV offering building 70 new models over the next decade.
What you may have missed in the deluge of news was that both … Read more
China’s graphite industry is changing.
Benchmark’s Graphite + Anodes Tield Trip, Inner Mongolia & Shanxi, 3-7 June 2019
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is pleased to announce that this year’s China Graphite + Anodes Field Trip will be held in Inner Mongolia and Shanxi provinces from 3-7 June 2019.
The trip will … Read more
Here we take a look at recent developments in the lithium ion battery supply chain in China, followed with details of Benchmark’s upcoming field trip.
Benchmark Minerals’ China Lithium Field Trip 2019 field trip could not be timelier as China’s role in the lithium ion battery supply chain becomes increasingly … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has been cited by members of the United States International Trade Commission in the Journal of International Commerce and Economics.
The research paper “The Supply Chain for Electric Vehicle Batteries” in the Journal of International Commerce and Economics, December 2018, explores the electric vehicle (EV) battery … Read more
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence will return to the US Senate in early February for a second hearing in 14 months on the supply chain for EV lithium ion batteries and the energy storage revolution.
Benchmark Minerals’ Managing Director, Simon Moores, has been summoned by the US Senate Committee on Energy and … Read more