Nickel the elephant in the lithium-ion battery room

NICKEL is the elephant in the room in terms of battery minerals, because it hasn’t garnered the same attention as lithium and cobalt, according to Clean TeQ Holdings CEO and managing director Sam Riggall.

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He told the Benchmark Mineral Intelligence's Benchmark Week virtual nickel session that if Western carmakers wanted the metal, they should start making an investment to secure it.