Indian ION Energy’s BMS Improves Lithium-Ion Battery Performance

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To extends lithium-ion battery life and improves its performance, an Indian startup, Mumbai-based ION Energy Inc, combines unique electronics, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud analytics and software to creates a battery management system (BMS) solution.


China Molybdenum Powder Price - March 17, 2020

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Molybdenum market quotation in China: the latest prices of molybdenum concentrate and molybdenum oxide declined slightly while molybdenum powder price remained unchanged from the previous trading day when seller's have great pressure on sales. 


Uganda's Makuutu Rare Earth Mine Announces Resources

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Oro Verde Limited (Oro Verde) has announced its preliminary resources for the Makuutu rare earth mine in Uganda, according to report.


Over 1 Million Miles! Penn State Develops High-Power Li-ion Battery

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A Li-ion battery that is safe, has high power and can last for 1 million miles has been developed by a team in the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Center in the United States, according to foreign media report.


Coronavirus Spread Clouded China Tungsten Market in Early March

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

Chinese tungsten prices remained weak adjustment in the week ended on Friday March 13, 2020 because the continued spread of the novel coronavirus worldwide has weighed on China tungsten market. 


Cerium Oxide Prices - March 16, 2020

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Opening this week, the latest prices of cerium oxide, lanthanum oxide and praseodymium neodymium oxide in China maintain stability due to quiet market trading activity. The prices of light rare earth products show stability while medium and heavy rare earth product prices start to slow down the pace of rise.


China Ferro Molybdenum Price - March 16, 2020

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The sodium molybdate, ammonium molybdate and molybdenum oxide prices in China decline slightly while ferro molybdenum price goes up opening this week. On the one hand, with the continued spread of new coronavirus all over the world, decreased demand weakens market confidence and thus some product prices were declined. 


Brazil to Expand Molybdenum, Copper and Other Ores' Exploration to Diversify Mining Industry

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Brazil hopes to expand the exploration of molybdenum, copper and other ores to diversify its mining industry. According to the BNAmericas website, Brazilian mining industry representatives and officials returning from the annual meeting of Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) are reported to be optimistic about attracting more investment.


Li-ion Battery Recycle: AMY Announces A 99% Nickel, Cobalt Recovery Purity

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American Manganese Inc. (AMY) aims at long term development of its Li-ion battery recycling project, which provides high extraction of cathode metals, such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, manganese, and aluminum. According to foreign media reports, AMY announced that its research and development contractor, Kemetco Research, has obtained preliminary samples of cathode materials from disassembled electric vehicle battery packs provided by the result of the US Department of Energy (DOE).


China Tungsten Bar Prices Are Weak on Low Trading Activity in March

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

The latest of ferro tungsten and tungsten bar prices in China remain weak adjustment in wake of low trading activity of downstream users and sluggish demand in the current international economic situation.