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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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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