Investors’ interest is sky-high for critical battery metals such as Lithium

Bolivia: Uyuni's salt flat. Photo by Diego Aguilar on Unsplash By Dr Maria Daniela Sanchez-Lopez* On November 22nd, 2018, the city of Frankfurt in Germany hosted the conference Invest in Global Resources where different market and industry experts discussed the business environment of commodities and investment strategies in mining activities. A hot topic through the … Continue reading Investors’ interest is sky-high for critical battery metals such as Lithium

Beyond pilot trials: Lithium extraction and industrialization in Bolivia

By Dr Maria Daniela Sanchez-Lopez Lithium -often referred to as the ‘gold of the 21st century’- is a strategic resource with a variety of industrial uses but in particular, is a key component of batteries for electric vehicles and large energy storage systems. More than 64% of the world’s accessible lithium is found in the ‘Lithium … Continue reading Beyond pilot trials: Lithium extraction and industrialization in Bolivia