Powering ahead: battery minerals face a robust future

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Monday, 25 November 2013

The modern world is powered by lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries in their many guises. It’s hard to imagine life without handheld powertools, rechargeable vacuum cleaners, electric vehicles and personal electronic devices – yet five years ago this space was still burgeoning. But what does the future hold?

The personal electronic device market is growing at an incredible rate and electric vehicles powered by li-ion batteries are creating waves – be it in eBike sales, plug in motors or aeroplanes. It’s hard to imagine life without handheld powertools, rechargeable vacuum cleaners, electric vehicles and personal electronic devices –...

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