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Electric Haul Trucks to Become a US$15 Billion Industry

Electric haul trucks will be key to achieving meaningful emissions reduction in the mining industry and assisting mining companies to meet their sustainability objectives....

Huge phosphate discovery in Norway could fully charge the electric vehicle industry

Gavin D. J. Harper, University of Birmingham With geologists hunting high and low for battery materials, an enormous new discovery of phosphate rock could have...

The challenges of mining for electric-vehicle batteries

Northwestern University In August 2022, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Signed by President Joe Biden, the legislation attempted to curb inflation, lower the...

GM and Lithium Americas to Develop U.S.-Sourced Lithium Production

General Motors Co. and Lithium Americas Corp. announced they will jointly invest to develop the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, which is the largest...

Deep seabed mining plans pit renewable energy demand against ocean life in a largely unexplored frontier

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University; Christiana Ochoa, Indiana University; David Bosco, Indiana University, and Kerry Krutilla, Indiana University As companies race to expand renewable energy and...

Caterpillar Demonstrates First Battery Electric Large Mining Truck

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced a successful demonstration of its first battery electric 793 large mining truck and a significant investment to transform its...

Ganfeng Lithium Acquires Argentina-Focused Lithea for $962M

On July 11, Chinese battery materials giant Ganfeng Lithium announced that its board of directors agreed that Ganfeng International, a wholly-owned subsidiary, would acquire...

BYD in Talks to Buy Six Lithium Mines in Africa

Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD is in talks to buy six lithium mines in Africa, The Paper reported on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with...

World’s largest zero-emission vehicle for mining

The world's largest zero-emission haul truck made its debut, powered by engineering firm First Mode's clean energy innovation. The ultra-class haul truck once burned...

Could A Graphite Shortage Derail The $3 Trillion EV Boom

The $3-trillion EV market needs batteries that are 20-30% graphite–a material the U.S. currently doesn't produce at all. That makes graphite a matter of...

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