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MINING GLOBAL: TechMet Understanding the tech metals revolution

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Mining Global brings you the lowdown on the latest trends in the battery metals market from TechMet CEO Brian Menell offering his predictions for the future production of tech commodities.

“We are currently experiencing an epic supply/demand dislocation between exponential growth, and demand for lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and renewable energy systems, coupled with a lack of efficient scalability of the sources of supply for key ingredients.”The verdict on the state of the market for battery metals, from TechMet CEO Brian Menell, hits home when he likens the current impasse to a scale not seen since the impact of the Industrial Revolution, when the demand for coal and iron ore skyrocketed. It represents an unprecedented value creation opportunity as the global adoption of new technologies ramps.