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Friday Five

A weekly dive into five industry stories from the current week.

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Dec 9th 2022

  1. ERG and Gécamines restart operations at Boss Mining

  2. Ring of Fire Metals signs MOU with Webequie First Nation

  3. Codelco, Chile's state-owned mine, warns of global Copper shortages 

  4. Glencore scraps $1.3 billion Australian coal project

  5. Trafigura posts record $7 billion profits 


Nov 18, 2022

  1. Battery Supply: What is Needed to Reach 300TWh by 2050?

  2. There's a Massive Battery Shortage. This Is How We Fix It.

  3. BMW to invest $1.4 billion to expand its power battery base in Shenyang

  4. Redwood to supply US-made cathode to Panasonic as Biden’s IRA-boosting supply chain grows

  5. The Saudi Arabia-Foxconn joint venture will build electric vehicles

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Oct 27, 2022

  1. $1.2 trillion in electric vehicles and batteries through 2030

  2. Chinese Patent Offices Grants Patent for RecycLiCo’s Battery Recycling Invention

  3. The Climate Economy Is About to Explode


  5. Zero emission vehicles: first ‘Fit for 55' deal

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Oct 7, 2022

  1. RecycLiCo and C4V produce battery cells from recycled-upcycled Lithium-Ion battery waste

  2. Equinor approves its 1st commercial battery storage project, a 25-MW battery in UK

  3. Hegelmann Group signs LoI for 50 Mercedes-Benz battery-electric long-haul trucks

  4. Rio Tinto starts demonstration plant for lithium concentration in Quebec

  5. Aceleron – Prototype That Can Test And Sort Used Battery Cells for Second Life use Successfully Developed

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Sept 16, 2022

  1. BMW bets on cylindrical battery cells for new class of EVs from 2025

  2. SVOLT to build second overseas battery factory

  3. Amazon to test Mercedes-Benz Trucks first long-haul electric truck

  4. Batteryloop to give Mercedes batteries a second life

  5. Toyota’s global investment climbs up to $5.6 billion

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Dec 2, 2022

  1. GM Is Catching Up to Tesla in EV Sales

  2. SK On signs MOU with Hyundai Motor Group to supply EV batteries in North America

  3. Global Sustainability Awards

  4. Climate 2023 Forum 6 -7 December 2022

  5. Tees Valley Lithium gets go-ahead for £200m-plus plant at Wilton International


Nov 11, 2022

  1. It's Remembrance Day!

  2. RWE to build 220MW battery storage units in NRW, Germany

  3. Industry calls for ZEV mandate legislation to be brought forward

  4. World’s Top 50 Innovators 2022

  5. The race to zero emissions is on, and Polestar is in the lead!

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Oct 21, 2022

  1. World premiere of Polestar 3.

  2. BMW Investing $1.7 Billion in U.S. EV and Battery Capacity

  3. Siemens to be ACC’s preferred supplier in automation, digitalization and electrification

  4. Australia challenges China in mining for essential elements

  5. Shell battery project in New South Wales would add 1GWh energy storage to growing market

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Sept 30, 2022

  1. Shell acquires Nigerian renewables group in first African power deal

  2. Joe Manchin pulls divisive permitting proposals from US spending bill

  3. Hertz, Bp Collaborate to Accelerate EV Battery Charging in North America

  4. Battery Recycling Firms in South Korea Plot Abroad Growth

  5. JLR aiming to upskill 29,000 staff for EV transition

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Sept 9, 2022

  1. Honda Motor Co forms partnership with trading company Hanwa Co

  2. Cornish Lithium announces funding for a demonstration plant

  3. IONETIC, launches state-of-the-art EV battery pack design platform

  4. Australia passed a landmark climate bill

  5. Ford announces EV of its best-selling European delivery van

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Nov 25th, 2022

  1. Circulor selected as part of the 2022 ProcureTech100,

  2.  techUK launches new report on supply chain risks

  3. Cottingham: Europe's biggest battery storage system switched on

  4. Anglo American collaborates with Aurubis on sustainable copper value chain

  5. Goldman Sachs says U.S., Europe could end reliance on Chinese EV batteries by 2030


Nov 4,, 2022

  1. Electric Vehicle Demand in China Moves the Global Needle

  2. The Metals for Your EV Are Stuck in a 30-Mile Traffic Jam

  3. VinES and Li-Cycle Launch Global Battery Recycling Partnership

  4. Britishvolt responds to market speculation; Business continues on fresh investment

  5. It's been a big year for energy.

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Oct 14, 2022

  1. CATL’s Sichuan plant selected as Lighthouse factory by World Economic Forum

  2. Lithium has to scale twenty times by 2050 as automakers face generational challenge

  3. EnergyAustralia considering 500MW battery project in New South Wales

  4. General Motors launches energy storage division

  5. ONE Announces $1.6 Billion Investment in 20 GWh Michigan Cell Factory

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Sept 23, 2022

  1. Giga Berlin Cell Production Still on, But Tesla will Focus on Austin

  2. CATL to Highlight Advancements in Energy Storage Solutions

  3. Trina Storage enters the US market with its New Utility Scale Battery

  4. First full-electric Volta Zero drives off the production line

  5. Global Battery Metals Strengthens Lithium Project Interests with North-West