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The race for rare earth elements: A Swedish perspective

The Norra Kärr region in Sweden is home to mainland Europe’s largest defined heavy rare earth mineral deposit. As the race to secure rare...

Iron and the possibility of life on other planets

New insights on iron from the University of Oxford could narrow down the search for life on other planets. The Innovation Platform spoke to...

Building a circular economy for critical materials

The urgent need to create a global framework to support a circular economy for critical materials is detailed by Ian M London, Executive Director...

Time to act: Tackling space debris

Tim Flohrer, Head of the Space Debris Office at ESA, discusses the increasing challenge of space debris and emphasises why we must take immediate...

In Wigner’s footsteps: High energy physics at the Wigner RCP

Péter Lévai, Director of the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics and Director General of Wigner Research Centre for Physics, outlines recent research activities...

Korab Resources: Creating a secure and sustainable supply of ‘green’ magnesium

Winchester is the best undeveloped high-grade magnesium project in the world, and Korab Resources (ASX:KOR) aims to make it a sustainable, secure, low-cost source...

Connecting the global rare earth industry

The Global Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) describes the aims and priorities of the organisation. The Global Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) was founded in...

PIP-II: An international effort breaking new ground in particle physics

Lia Merminga, Project Director of PIP-II, explains the progress made in the major PIP-II enhancement to the Fermilab accelerator complex. The U.S. Department of Energy’s...

Graphene Flagship: The road to commercialising graphene innovation

Professor Andrea Ferrari, Science and Technology Officer and Chair of the Management Panel of the Graphene Flagship, discusses the current progress made in the...

Enabling Europe’s green energy transition with wind energy

Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope, explores the actions needed to deploy more wind energy capacity in Europe. As Europe transitions towards carbon neutrality, demand for...

Developing a resilient Canadian battery supply chain

Dr Venkataraman Thangadurai, Founder and Director of the Western Canada Battery Consortium, explains how a Canadian battery supply chain should be secured and discusses...

The drive for ocean energy in the context of the European Green Deal

Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director-General for Energy at the European Commission, discusses the vast potential of ocean energy technologies. Within two weeks of taking office in...

A bright vision for the recycling of rare earth magnets

Professor Allan Walton, a Founding Director of HyProMag, details their pioneering short loop magnet recycling HPMS technology and how their partnerships and collaborations can...

The potential for raw materials exploration in Norway

The Innovation Platform examines the potential for raw materials exploration in Norway and the possibilities it holds for green energy applications. With varied geology, Norway...

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Special Reports

Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

Partner News

LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.

Special Reports Cont'd

Mass spectrometers for environmental applications

In the midst of a climate crisis, Hiden Analytical are using sustainable mass spectrometers in order to create sustainable technology for energy production. With the...

Volt Carbon Technologies’ air classification technology revolutionises graphite purification

Graphite mining and solid-state battery experts – Volt Carbon Technologies – outline their state-of-the-art air classification technology that propels graphite ore purification to unparalleled...

CUA polymer-fibre satellite micropropulsion systems readying for launch

CU Aerospace is preparing to launch a series of innovative micropropulsion systems for flight on satellites in the near future. Champaign-Urbana Aerospace (CUA) has developed...

Ensuring a circular economy in rare earth production

Ionic Rare Earths is assisting the global transition to clean energy through rare earth production and magnet recycling. Australian listed company, Ionic Rare Earths Limited...

Partner News Cont'd

Lithium Power International on-track to secure 100% ownership of Maricunga Lithium Brine project

Lithium Power International (LPI) has made significant progress on the planned consolidation of its Maricunga Lithium Brine project in Chile.

US’ lithium production could be greatly increased by new Inflation Reduction Act

Galvanic reflect on how the new Inflation Reduction Act could accelerate the US’ lithium production, as the country plans to dominate the EV industry.

Power Nickel reveals C$3 million non-brokered private placement of 10,000,000 FT Units

Power Nickel Inc. has announced a proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 10,000,000 flow-through units (FT Units).

QPM strikes $69m deal with General Motors as part of sustainable electric vehicle development

Queensland Pacific Metals have signed an agreement with General Motors to support the demand for sustainable electric vehicle production.