November 10, 2023

Opportunities and challenges of a lithium mine

Durban, South Africa — Lithium is crucial for batteries in electric vehicles and renewable energy storage, aiding the transition to cleaner energy sources. It creates jobs and stimulates local economies in regions where this natural resource is available. Lise Oertel Communications Specialist Opportunities and Challenges of a Lithium Mine Lithium-ion batteries help store excess energy from […]

July 27, 2023

What is a Lithium Battery?

Durban, South Africa — A lithium battery is a rechargeable product that uses lithium ions to store and release electrical energy. Lise Oertel Communications Specialist What is a lithium battery? Lithium batteries are preferred over other types of batteries because they have a high energy density. That means they store significant energy relative to their size […]

July 25, 2023

What You Need to Know About the Lithium Price in Today’s Market

Durban, South Africa — Today’s lithium price is created from several data points. Like most products, there is a cost to producing it. Extraction and processing affect its pricing. Lise Oertel Communications Specialist Lithium is primarily obtained through mining, brine extraction, and recycling. The costs of these processes, including labour, equipment, energy, and environmental regulations, impact […]