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Ytterbium: A mysterious element mapped by astronomers

A research team, led by Lund University in Sweden, has provided an important clue to the origin of the element ‘Ytterbium’ in the Milky...

How should the UK responsibly source critical minerals?

The Critical Minerals Association’s ‘Blueprint for Responsible Sourcing of Critical Minerals’ outlines how the UK needs to secure critical minerals to enable the UK’s...

Delivering polymetallic resources in Canada

Nicole Brewster, President and CEO of Renforth Resources, examines the Victoria West area of Renforth’s Surimeau District Property in Quebec, Canada, as the newest...

Innovation in Europe’s graphite supply for the battery value chain

Dr Corina Hebestreit, Secretary General at the European Carbon and Graphite Association, examines graphite’s role in Europe’s clean energy transition. Energy storage is a key...

Exploring responsible copper mining in the US

Denis Miville-Deschênes, President and CEO at Highland Copper Company Inc., explains how the company will embark on responsible copper mining in North America to...

Tanzania: Tomorrow’s source of clean nickel for the world

Kabanga Nickel Ltd’s CEO Chris Showalter, outlines how the world-scale nickel sulphide deposit in Tanzania will meet the increasing global demand for clean nickel. The...

Exploring Greenland’s critical mineral potential

Naaja H Nathanielsen, Greenland’s Minister of Finance, Minerals, Justice and Gender Equality, discusses Greenland’s critical mineral potential and explains how these materials will feed...

Taking high purity alumina processing technology to a new level

High purity alumina is used in lithium-ion batteries to coat the separator between the anode and cathode, which improves its thermal capacity. ChemX Materials...

Recycling yesterday’s waste to support Europe’s e-mobility future

The Chvaletice Manganese Project in the Czech Republic will put historic mining waste towards Europe's e-mobility future, producing an essential raw material for electric...

Norway: Mineral resources for a European LFP battery industry

2021 was a watershed year in the adoption of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries in electric vehicles, starting a trend that is set to...

Developing commercial lithium production for the UK

Cornish Lithium’s Corporate Development Manager, Neil Elliot, outlines how they are developing commercial lithium production for Cornwall and the UK; an essential element for...

Overcoming challenges of mining Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material

As requirements for managing Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) become stricter, GeoEnergy Consult supports affected mining and processing projects to achieve permits and operate...

Producing high-quality battery-grade lithium carbonate in South America

Andrew Phillips, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer at Lithium Power International Ltd details the Maricunga lithium carbonate project in Chile and how it...

Lake’s expansion strategy: To fast-track lithium projects in Argentina

Lake Resources NL (ASX: LKE; OTC:LLKKF) fast-track a $15m programme across its three projects: Olaroz, Cauchari, and Paso. What are Lake Resources’ goals regarding their...

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Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance...

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is...

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in...

Facilitating advanced nuclear reactor technology through fuel innovation

Elizabeth Sooby PhD, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, discusses the need for fuel innovation and discovery to enable advanced...

Partner News

Hatch to design, test and manage all DLE programmes for LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources brings on engineering firm Hatch to work directly on the Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project with two direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology companies. LithiumBank...

From Independence Day to energy independence in the US

Brent Wilson, the CEO of Galvanic Energy, discusses the necessity of achieving energy independence and the future of lithium battery production in the US. This...

Argentina Lithium commences lithium exploration at Rincon West

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the commencement of lithium exploration drilling at its Rincon West project in Salta Province, Argentina. At the Rincon West...

Aeramentum Resources Limited launch its initial public offering

Australian Mineral Exploration company Aeramentum Resources Limited, launched its initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange on 17 May, 2022. Aeramentum owns the Treasure...

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New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...

Developing innovative techniques to investigate winter soil processes

Professors Philippe Van Cappellen and Fereidoun Rezanezhad from the Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute at the University of Waterloo discuss how they are...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

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Ceylon Graphite: Advancing graphite production through shares offer

Ceylon Graphite Corp. (CYL) has upsized its private placement for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000 to advance graphite production at its K1 and...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

First acetylene-based conductive additives plant to be built in the US

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a speciality chemical company, announced plans on 5 May 2022 to build the first US acetylene-based conductive additives plant. It...

Avalon enters into $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement

Avalon Advanced Materials enters into a $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement to accelerate separation rapids lithium work. Toronto, ON – Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:...