A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
Bacanora Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:BCN,LSE:BCN) announced an update to the mineral resource estimate for its lithium properties. Those are the La Ventana concessions, the El Sauz and Fleur concessions and the Megalit concession.
Chris Berry, president of House Mountain Partners and co-editor of the Disruptive Discoveries Journal, published a note that looks at the recent hype surrounding lithium-ion batteries. In it, he points out that manufacturers don’t have it quite as easy as some enthusiasts believe.
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is being sued by A123 Systems Inc. (ETR:ALC), a lithium-ion battery producer, for stealing its employees to set up a new battery division.
Simon Moores of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence believes that the emergence of battery megafactories will put pressure on supply of graphite, lithium and cobalt. “What I would expect is more focus on the supply chain situation,” he told Resource Investing News at VRIC.
Analyst Simon Moores said in a Benchmark Mineral Intelligence report that Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), LG Chem Ltd. (KRX:051910) and Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd. (TPE:2354) are all in the midst of building “battery super-plants for the electric vehicle (EV) market.”
Writing for Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, analyst Simon Moores reported that the construction of Tesla Motors Inc.’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Nevada-based gigafactory is “up to one year ahead of schedule as preparation for the site continued in Q4 2014 at an accelerated pace.”