PDAC 2018: Concerns raised about supply of battery raw materials
Published: Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Investors at this year’s PDAC convention voiced concerns that the supply of key minerals and metals used to make batteries such as graphite, manganese and cobalt may not be able to keep pace with demand.
By Daniel Sekulich
Increasing demand for graphite, cobalt and manganese is
coinciding with a lack of sufficient supply to meet future
expectations, miners said at this year’s
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
investors forum on energy materials and technologies.
"Five or ten years ago there was no battery...