Bernstein EV Conference: TechMet – Chairman & CEO, Brian Menell

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Bernstein EV Conference: TechMet – Chairman & CEO, Brian Menell www.alliancebernstein.com Good morning or good afternoon, wherever you’re calling from I’m Mark Newman from Bernstein, and this is electric revolution US Summit. And we’re joined today with our next special guest is Brian Menell. He is the CEO of TechMet. Covering global metals and mining is going…

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TechMet Press Release – 05 October 2020

Click here to download the PDF TechMet receives investment from US International Development Finance Corporation US International Development Finance Corporation (“DFC” – a US Government agency) makes a ground-breaking investment into technology metals company, TechMet Limited. The $25M investment is part of TechMet’s Round 2 equity raising; $50M has now been raised of the $80M…

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FINANCIAL TIMES: TechMet wins US backing for Brazilian mining project

The US government development bank is to invest $25m in London-based mining investment company TechMet, as part of a push by President Donald Trump to reduce reliance on supply chains dominated by China. The money from the $60bn US International Development Finance Corporation will help TechMet develop a Brazilian nickel and cobalt project that aims…

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BLOOMBERG: U.S. Takes Stake in Battery-Metals Firm to Wean Itself Off China

U.S. Takes Stake in Battery-Metals Firm to Wean Itself Off China The U.S. government has taken an equity stake in a battery-metals company in a move that undercuts dependence on China for a key material used in electric vehicles. TechMet Ltd. received a $25 million investment from the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation to help develop a Brazilian…

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US VANADIUM: U.S. Vanadium to keep Arkansas-based facility operational

usvanadium.com U.S. Vanadium To Keep Arkansas-Based Facility Operational Given its Role as an Essential Part of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base HOT SPRINGS, AR – (April 6, 2020) –U.S. Vanadium (the “Company”), the Arkansas-based producer of the world’s highest-purity vanadium pentoxide (V2O5), announced that it intends to maintain manufacturing operations at its flagship Hot Springs,…

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PR NEWSWIRE: Li-Cycle Announces First Commercial Shipment of Recycled Battery Material

PR Newswire First shipment of commercial product recovered via Li-Cycle’s proprietary, high efficiency process marks a major milestone in the lithium-ion battery recycling industry globally TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Li-Cycle Corp. (“Li-Cycle“), a leading North America based lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, is pleased to announce in December 2019 it completed its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material, containing…

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PR NEWSWIRE: U.S. Vanadium Holding Company LLC Acquires America’s Sole High-Purity Vanadium Production Facility From Leading Russian Steel Producer

PR Newswire Restart of Operations at the Arkansas-Based Facility Will Create New Jobs and Will Allow the U.S. to Once Again Produce the Highest-Purity Vanadium Pentoxide Made Anywhere in the World. HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Vanadium Holding Company LLC (“US Vanadium”) today announced the closing of its acquisition from a leading Russian steel conglomerate…

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THE TELEGRAPH: US government taps UK firm to secure rare metals

The Telegraph The US government is in talks with London-headquartered mining business TechMet about potential investment in the firm as it works to secure better supplies of the rare metals required to mass-produce electric cars. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a US government agency tasked with advancing foreign policy and national security objectives, has contacted…

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MINING GLOBAL: TechMet Understanding the tech metals revolution

Mining Global Mining Global brings you the lowdown on the latest trends in the battery metals market from TechMet CEO Brian Menell offering his predictions for the future production of tech commodities. “We are currently experiencing an epic supply/demand dislocation between exponential growth, and demand for lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and renewable energy systems,…

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THE TELEGRAPH: Electric car boom turbo charges rare metals race

The Telegraph More than 11,000 feet up in the Andes mountains of southwest Bolivia lies Salar de Uyuni, a remote salt flat that is home to some of the world’s largest reserves of lithium. Largely untapped, the seemingly endless expanse of bright white salt plains are on the verge of a frenzy of activity as a global scramble erupts to extract the metal…

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PR NEWSWIRE: TechMet Appoints Admiral Mike Mullen Chairman of Advisory Board

PRNewswire TechMet Limited, a private industrial company that is building controlling or significant minority positions in world-class projects across the technology metal supply chain, today announces the appointment of Admiral Michael Mullen as Chairman of its Advisory Board. Admiral Mullen was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States (2007-2011) and principal military advisor to both…

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BIZ NEWS: Meet SA-born Brian Menell: Betting big on electric batteries

Biz News JOHANNESBURG — South African-born mining veteran Brian Menell is shifting his focus to what looks set to become the next gold rush. Demand for minerals that make up batteries, for the likes of electric cars and other smart devices, is expected to soar over the next few years. Many minerals such as cobalt, lithium and tungsten…

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BLOOMBERG: Mining veteran wants to build a $1 billion battery metals giant

Bloomberg South African mining veteran Brian Menell wants to build a battery material giant to help challenge China’s domination of the nascent industry. It’s still early days for his privately funded company, TechMet Ltd., which controls just a handful of assets from Canada to Rwanda. But he’s raising more money and sees countries such as…

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SDTC: Minister Bains announces $58.6 million to support 14 Canadian companies through Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Sustainable Development Technology Canada Across Canada, companies on the leading edge of innovation and job creation are advancing clean technologies across all sectors of the economy and finding new ways to solve the world’s environmental challenges. That’s good for everyone: clean technologies can create well-paying jobs that will support the Canadian economy and help Canada…

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