Mining Veteran Wants to Build a $1 Billion Battery Metals Giant

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South #African mining veteran Brian Menell wants to build a battery material giant to help challenge #China’s domination of the nascent industry.

It’s still early days for his privately funded company, TechMet Ltd., which controls just a handful of assets from #Canada to #Rwanda. But he’s raising more money and sees countries such as the #US and #Japan as potential partners to help catch China in the rapidly growing industry to provide battery grade supplies of everything from tin and tungsten to #Nickel and #Cobalt.

Read more at: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-01/mining-veteran-wants-to-build-a-1-billion-battery-metals-giant

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