This week’s Proactive Critical Minerals Webinar proved a drawcard as four companies presented their diverse paths of pursuing a cleaner energy future.
There is growing global interest in critical minerals as a means of serving increasing desire for cleaner and greener energy and industry as well as electric vehicles.
The online event itself attracted strong interest while there has also been keen interest in viewing proceedings since then.
ioneer’s managing director Bernard Rowe discussed the company’s emerging lithium-boron supply status from its Rhyolite Ridge Project in Nevada.
The company is aiming to be permitted and ready to begin construction as early as quarter two of 2021.
Lithium Australia’s managing director Adrian Griffin highlighted the company's strong progress as it aims to close the loop in regard to supplying the resources and technology for a cleaner energy future.
This includes recycling of batteries to produce valuable metals, supplying the growing electric vehicle and clean energy industries and development of energy storage solutions.
Australian Vanadium’s managing director Vincent Algar provided investors with a summary of its latest achievements, including having received a mining lease grant for its flagship vanadium project.
The grant is for an initial 21 years, marking a key milestone in the path towards development.
Arafura’s managing director Gavin Lockyer outlined the latest from the company’s Nolans Neodymium-Praseodymium (NdPr) Project in the Northern Territory.
In July, Nolans had Major Project Status (MPS) renewed for a further three years by the Australian Government, which recognises the project’s economic and strategic importance to Australia and allows a single-entry point for a range of Australian Government coordination services.