#BHP says 2017 a ‘tipping point’ for #ElectricCars
World number one mining company #BHP said 2017 will go down in history as the year when key changes took place in the #ElectricCars market, making them more accessible to customers and so boosting demand for commodities from #Copper to #Nickel.
BHP recently revealed plants to transform itself into the world’s biggest suppliers of #Nickel sulphate — a key component in #Lithium-ion batteries that power electric cars.
The company is spending $43 million on a plant in Australia that will generate 100,000 tonnes of sulphate per year and which is expected to begin production by April 2019.
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