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Which battery metals will be the winners in the energy transition?

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Conferences, Management, Mineral Economics, Mining, PhD, Publications, Recommended, Strategy

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Last August, my colleague Josh Wright of Rowton Ltd., presented some research conducted with Allan Trench (The University of Western Australia) and myself, at the Argus Media China Metals Week Conference in Beijing, China. The presentation was entitled "Which battery metals will be the winners in the energy transition?" and is available on Slideshare: https://www.slideshare.net/JohnSykes/battery-metals-the-energy-transition-wright-et-al-sep-2016-greenfields-research-rowton-ltd-centre-for-exploration-targeting-the-university-of-western-australia   The key points of…
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The forgotten economic potential of new mineral discovery (MiningNewsPremium.net)

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Exploration, Mineral Economics, Mineral Policy, Mining

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There's a co-authored article with Allan Trench on today's MiningNewsPremium.net Strictly Boardroom column, entitled "The forgotten economic potential of new mineral discovery". The article draws from some of our experiences in the past few weeks teaching on the International Mining for Development Centre's Mineral Policy and Economics course. Quite simply the article reviews how governments often focus on gaining their…
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Selling the rare earths story

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Conferences, Exploration, Mining, Travel

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It has been hard not to notice the recent furore over “rare earth elements”. China provides over 90% of the mined supply of these elements, and for some elements, all of the world’s supply. This has worried governments and consumers in North America, Europe and non-Chinese Asia. A scramble to develop rare earth mines outside China has begun and miners,…
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