Weekly Nickel News

Top Stories : August 07 to 14


Nickel Industries secures debt for Oracle buy (Mining Weekly)Nickel Industries in December last year inked a definitive agreement with partner Shanghai Decent Investment to acquire a 70% equity interest in the Oracle nickel project for $525-million, comprising of $371-million in acquisition funding and $154-million in shareholder loans.

BHP rebuffed in $5.8 billion takeover bid for OZ Minerals(Reuters)BHP Group (BHP.AX) was rebuffed in its A$8.34 billion ($5.8 billion) takeover bid for OZ Minerals (OZL.AX) on Monday, in a setback as it pushes to secure copper and nickel assets for a shift into clean energy and the electric vehicles (EVs) market. Reporting by Praveen Menon and Shashwat Awasthi; Editing by Himani Sarkar


Great Atlantic Drilling Intersects 6.74% Copper, 34.5 G/T Silver and .6 G/T Gold over .4 Meters as well Nickel and Cobalt also Anomalous Mascarene Property New Brunswick (Accesswire)GREAT ATLANTIC RESOURCES CORP. (TSXV.GR) (the “Company” or “Great Atlantic”) is pleased to announce it has received gold assays and multi-element analyses for drill core samples from the 2022 drilling program at the Mascarene Property, located in southern New Brunswick.

Canada Nickel begins federal permitting process for Crawford project (Canadian Mining Journal)Canada Nickel Company (TSXV: CNC; OTC: CNIKF) has commenced the federal impact assessment permitting process for its Crawford nickel project, following acceptance by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada of the company’s initial project description (IPD).

Toro on target with fourth massive nickel sulphides discovery (The West Australian)Toro Energy has continued its run of impressive results at the company’s Dusty nickel project in Western Australia with the discovery of a fourth massive nickel sulphide zone from its ongoing diamond drill campaign.The latest discovery, named Dimma, was highlighted after a recent diamond drill hole hit a 3.6m section of massive sulphides from 244.1m.

Go Metals Begins Drilling at HSP Nickel-Copper PGE Project (Yahoo)Go Metals Corp. (CSE: GOCO) (“Go Metals” and/or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the 2022 diamond drilling program has started at the HSP Nickel-Copper PGE Project, Quebec, Canada (the “Property”). The 150 square kilometre property is within 15 kms of a Quebec Hydro maintained access road and the new Romaine IV hydroelectric facility.

Auroch firms up Kalgoorlie nickel resource estimate (The West Australian)Auroch is one step closer to completing a scoping study on its Saints nickel project near Kalgoorlie, releasing a JORC-compliant mineral resource update tallying 911,000 tonnes at 2.3 per cent nickel for 21,000 tonnes of contained nickel metal.

Karora Resources Announces Positive Nickel PEA for Beta Hunt Mine Producing 9,400 Payable Nickel Tonnes and Base Case Pre-Tax IRR of 105% (News Wire)Karora Resources Inc. (TSX: KRR) (OTCQX: KRRGF) (“Karora” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the positive results of the Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) for Nickel Resources at its Beta Hunt Mine in Western Australia.

Talon Metals to explore 400K acres in UP for nickel(UpperMichigansSource)Talon Metals Corp. has entered an agreement with UPX Minerals Inc. for up to an 80% ownership interest in the mineral rights over a land package with 400,000 acres in the U.P. This land package covers a highly prospective terrain within 1.7 miles of the high-grade Eagle Nickel Mine the only active nickel mine in the USA today and is only 0.4 miles from the Humboldt Mill.


Horizonte awards Copa industrial civil works contract at Araguaia Nickel Project (Global Mining Review)Copa is a leading Brazilian construction company with extensive experience in mining projects and civil infrastructure. It was also awarded the earthworks services contract at the project earlier this year. Copa has demonstrated a safe and reliable operating performance at the project to date

Indonesia says Tesla strikes $5 billion deal to buy nickel products (Reuters)U.S. carmaker Tesla (TSLA.O) has signed contracts worth about $5 billion to buy materials for their batteries from nickel processing companies in Indonesia, a senior cabinet minister told CNBC Indonesia.

News Stories

Commodities & The Future Of Battery Metals (the deep dive)Joining SmallCapSteve today is Anthony Milewski, Chairman of Nickel 28 Capital Corp (TSXV: NKL). Anthony talks about the current state of Nickel 28 and the nickel market, while also sharing his insights into a host of topics including the impact of the situation in Russia and Ukraine on hydrocarbons

Protests over toxic gold mining at Nile: Will there be truce in Sudan (Down To Earth)A protest against the harmful gold mining practices in River Nile state has entered its second week in Sudan. The sit-in demands to end the dangerous practices carried out during mining. The question remains whether the locals will finally be able to secure an end to dangerous mining practices and gold smuggling that plagues the region.

Technology Minerals Plc provides Asturmet exploration update (Global Mining Review)Technology Minerals Plc (TM1), the first listed UK company focused on creating a sustainable circular economy for battery metals, has announced that the St Patrick licence has been extended for three years and that field operations are progressing, with 164 new samples submitted for analysis at the 100% owned Aramo Copper-Cobalt-Nickel (Cu-Co-Ni) Project in Asturias, NW Spain.

The EV revolution depends on mines like this one in Minnesota (The Washington Post)The EV revolution depends on mines like this one in Minnesota

Topsoe: Powering the energy transition with next generation LNMO-cathodes(Innovation News Network)The production of clean transportation fuels, and the development of sustainable solutions for said production, are both vital to the global energy transition. This emerging reality is the main driver of business at Topsoe, which strives to enable the global transition of heavy industry and transport from a carbon-heavy present to a zero-carbon future.

Visualizing the New Era of Energy (Visual Capitalist)Visualizing the New Era of Energy

Troy Boisjoli of Murchison Minerals on drilling progress at its nickel-copper-cobalt HPM Project (InvestorIntel)In this InvestorIntel interview Murchison Minerals Ltd.’s (TSXV: MUR | OTCQB: MURMF) President, CEO, and Director Troy Boisjoli speaks with host Tracy Weslosky directly from the core shack at its nickel-copper-cobalt HPM Project in Quebec.In the interview

Talon to explore Upper Peninsula for nickel (Duluth News Tribune)A mining company looking to develop a nickel mine in Aitkin County now has the exploration rights for a 400,000-acre area in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Talon Metals Corp., which has been studying the possibility of an underground mine near Tamarack and expects to begin the environmental review process soon

3D-printed, nickel-based electrocatalysts enable highly efficient hydrogen evolution (PHYS.ORG)Water electrolysis is an effective method for producing hydrogen using renewable sources of energy. The development of cost-effective electrocatalysts for efficient and durable hydrogen evolution reaction in alkaline media is of vital importance to meet the increasing demand of hydrogen.

Power Metal seeks large scale nickel-platinum group element discovery in Botswana (ROUGH POLISHED)London-listed exploration company Power Metal Resources has commenced the next phase of exploration at the Molopo Farms Complex Project where it is targeting a large scale nickel-platinum group element discovery in south-western Botswana.

Finnish shipyard to build icebreaker for Norilsk Nickel TV(TASS)Finland’s Arctech Helsinki Shipyard intends to start building an icebreaker for Russian mining and metals company Norilsk Nickel, managing director of the shipyard Simo Rastas told Yle TV Channel. “This ship will be the largest and the most efficient icebreaker constructed in Finland.

More nickel indicated for Saints project (Australian Mining)A new mineral resource estimate (MRE) completed for Auroch Minerals Saints nickel project in Western Australia has upgraded a significant portion of the nickel resource from inferred to indicated status.

NMDC eyes lithium, nickel, cobalt mines abroad (Livemint)NMDC Ltd is exploring opportunities overseas to mine lithium, nickel and cobalt as the state-run iron ore producer looks to meet strong demand in India which is seeking to become a global manufacturing hub for electric vehicles.

Technology Minerals makes headway in Spain following key licence renewal (Proactiveinvestors)Technology Minerals PLC (LSE:TM1) said the St Patrick licence, which hosts the Aramo Copper-Cobalt-Nickel Project in northwest Spain, has been extended for three years. TM provided the update alongside a broader overview of progress with one of its key assets.

NMDC looks to mine lithium and cobalt in foreign lands (The Economic Times)NMDC looks to mine lithium and cobalt in foreign lands

Sudbury’s critical minerals expertise can drive Canada’s electric vehicle industry (Innovation News Network)The words mining and Sudbury are synonymous you cannot have one without the other. Our city was founded on mining copper and forestry but quickly expanded to nickel, cobalt, palladium, and many other minerals. This is a similar story for other communities in Ontario that rely on mining for their economic activity.

Gender diversity in focus after Diggers (MiningNews.net)Much has been said about gender diversity in the industry this year given the damning release of the Enough is Enough report into sexual harassment in Western Australia’s fly-in, fly-out mining industry and the lack of female speakers at last month’s Noosa Mining Conference.

Assessing The US$12 billion Mining Industry Target(263chat)Assessing The US$12 billion Mining Industry Target

Enterprising open pit potential for Austral(Australian Mining)Copper producer Austral Resources has released its maiden mineral resource for the Enterprise deposit within EPM 17527 in the company Eastern Succession tenement package in Queensland. At a 0.7 per cent copper cut-off and to a depth of 85 metres below surface

Ontario’s new mines minister has a strong pedigree in mining (Northern Ontario Business)George Pirie, Ontario’s new minister of mines, comes from a Northern Ontario family that has been part of the Porcupine mining camp for more than 100 years. Although Pirie is a newbie at Queen’s Park as the newly elected MPP for Timmins, and a man with more than 35 years experience in the mining industry

Underground hydrogen storage an option in Aus(MiningWeekly.com)Australian scientists had uncovered the potential for large-scale, underground storage of hydrogen in salt caverns across the country, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King said. We know that the technology exists to store hydrogen underground and thanks to this work we now also know that Australia has the right geology to support the development

BNC production down 24pc (The Zimbabwe Mail)Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) nickel production for the period April to June 2022 was 24 percent lower than for the same period last year largely as a result of low grade ore processed. The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX) listed nickel producer

World – A green transition should prioritize the ocean’s carbon sinks over deep-sea mining(Coastal News Today)The electrification of our livelihoods, in particular the development of electric vehicles, will require massive amounts of minerals including nickel, cobalt and manganese, which are all found in huge quantities on the seafloor. Deep-seabed mining (DSM) could not only help scale up the supply of minerals needed for phasing out of fossil fuels but also prevent some of the destructive fallout of future land-based mining.

Surfing a wave of controversy over deep-sea mining(GreenBiz.com)Surfing a wave of controversy over deep-sea mining

High costs hit BNC(The Independent)BINDURA Nickel Corporation (BNC) is in the process of acquiring new underground mining mobile equipment to replace old technologies that have been pushing up operating costs, the firm said in an update to shareholders for the second quarter ended June 30 2022.

Mining and manufacturing production fall in June (IOL)This comes as both mining and manufacturing production fell more than expected in June as industry grappled with intensifying power outages and the weak economic climate. Story continues below

Indonesia revokes thousands of mining permits covering over 3 million hectares (MINING.com)Indonesia’s investment minister said more than 2,000 mining permits for various minerals have been revoked amid efforts to tighten the sector’s governance and plan for land redistribution. The ministry has revoked 2,065 permits covering more than 3.1 million hectares (7.66 million acres) of land across the country, Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia told reporters on Friday.

Botswana to produce battery metals (news.cn)As electric vehicles are moving steadily into the spotlight, Botswana is set to start producing battery metals, an official said Monday. Botswana’s Minister of Minerals and Energy Lefoko Moagi said BITRI Investments (Pty) Ltd, the commercial wing of the southern African country’s research and technology institute

LG Chem: NDR Takeaways: Shift to Advanced Materials(BusinessKorea)Competitiveness of cathode materials shines in 2Q22 LG Chem’s cathode materials business is estimated to have recorded sales of KRW1.02tr (+112% QoQ) and operating profit of KRW233.8bn (+248% QoQ) for 2Q22, accounting for 50% of sales (vs. 31% in 1Q22) and 70% of operating profit (vs. 44% in 1Q22) of advanced materials.

Andrew Forrest’s FMG lodges mining applications in WA’s south(abc.net)Mining magnate Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has lodged applications to explore vast tracts of WA’s south coast for critical minerals.

Torque kicks off fresh drill campaign in Goldfields (The West Australian)Torque Metals has restarted RC drilling at its flagship Paris gold project near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia as the company aims to test east and west extensions of recent discoveries along the Boulder-Lefroy fault zone.

Sabre Resources (ASX:SBR) begins diamond drilling at Sherlock Bay(The Market Herald)Sabre Resources (SBR) has commenced a diamond drilling program at its Sherlock Bay nickel-copper-cobalt project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The company has planned to drill four holes for up to 2400 metres, which were identified from new gravity survey data.

Pantoro (ASX:PNR) further expands Lamboo mineralisation (The Market Herald)Pantoro (PNR) has further expanded platinum group element (PGE) and nickel mineralisation at the Lamboo project in WA. The company received results from extensional drilling on the Edison mineralised zone with drilling forming part of a 20,000-metre program that began in April this year.

Aldoro Resources higher upon hitting thickest pegmatite zones to date at Wyemandoo lithium-rubidium project (Proactiveinvestors)Aldoro Resources Ltd (ASX:ARN) is trading higher after encountering the thickest pegmatite zones to date from its maiden reverse circulation (RC) drill program at the Wyemandoo Critical Metal Project. The company has completed a total of 29 RC holes across 3,918 metres, intersecting multiple pegmatite zones up to 30 metres thick at Wyemandoo.

Investor Relations

Magnis Energy Technologies now producing batteries without nickel or cobalt at New York plant (Small Caps)Magnis and its joint venture and technology partner Charge CCCV (C4V) are the major shareholders in the plant, which is located at Endicott, on the outskirts of Binghampton. Quality tests followed by plant ramp-up The plant, which covers 22,000 square metres, an area equivalent to three football fields

Stainless Espresso: Nickel makes jump upwards (Steel News)The nickel on the LME had yesterday reacted exceedingly positively to the lower US inflation and made a jump upwards. Nickel futures on the SHFE have risen even more today. Also otherwise, the markets take the lower inflation as a positive signal and are majority and partly significantly turned into the plus.

METALS-Base metal prices set for weekly gains as demand worries fade(NASDAQ)Base metals were set for weekly gains on Friday, as concerns about demand eased after softer-than-expected U.S. inflation data raised hopes of a less hawkish monetary policy. Lead led the weekly gains, with its three-month contract CMPB3 on the London Metal Exchange up 6.7% as of 0524 GMT. The contract hit its highest since June 9 at $2,2210 a tonne on Friday.

Nickel Ore Inventories at Chinese Ports Fell by 40,000 wmt WoW (SMM news)As of August 12, the nickel ore inventory at Chinese ports dipped 40,000 wmt from a week earlier to 6.289 million wmt. The total Ni content stood at 49,000 mt. Port inventory of nickel ore across seven major Chinese ports stood at 2,908,000 wmt, 100,000 wmt lower than last week.

Bonded Zone Inventory of Nickel Dropped Slightly this Week amid the Poor Demand (SMM news)At the beginning of the week, affected by the domestic and overseas nickel futures prices, the imports of overseas pure nickel spots remained profitable though the SHFE/LME nickel price ratio narrowed. According to SMM research, the bonded zone inventory stood at 6,500 mt this week.

Nickel Industries share price slips on $225 million debt capital raise(The Motley Fool)The Nickel Industries share price closed lower today amid the company announcing debt capital arrangements $225 million in senior secured notes will be used to complete the company’s obligation in securing a 70% stake in the Oracle Nickel Project in Indonesia

Nickel Rock Res NICL-X is in the bottom 25 performing stocks year-to-date on the TSX Venture Exchange (The Globe and Mail)Nickel Rock Res is among the group of bottom performing stocks year-to-date on the TSX Venture Exchange. This means each stock on this list has seen its share price decrease at a faster rate than the rest of the market so far this year.

Chalice Mining purchases securities of Currie Rose Resources (Mining Technology)Australian firm Chalice Mining has acquired common shares in the capital and purchase warrants of Australian-focused metals exploration and development company Currie Rose Resources. Under the deal, Chalice acquired 12.5 million common shares in the capital and four million common share purchase warrants of Currie Rose Resources.

Fund Raising/Grants

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Nickel-Cobalt Ores (Western Morning News)The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Dr Hannah Hughes and Prof Jens Andersen at Camborne School of Mines on the Penryn Campus. This EU/UKRI funded post is available from 1st December 2022 to 31st May 2026.

DOE explores battery materials funding  (Recycling Today Global)The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) on the development and implementation of a $675 million Critical Materials Research, Development, Demonstration, and Commercialization Program.

Australian firm set for Sh92 billion graphite project in Tanzania (The Citizen)The Australian firm Lindian Resources is focusing on raising $40 million (about Sh92 billion) for the first stage of its Bunyu graphite project in Mtwara Region. This is after the company signed an agreement to acquire the globally significant Kangankunde rare earths elements project in Malawi for $30 million (about Sh70 billion).


BIZ BUZZ: Awaiting Marcos mining moves  (inquirer.net)Mining firms heaved a huge sigh of relief following Malacañang’s policy pronouncement that the government will ramp up the development of the industry to shore up the economy. Miners in Zambales, in particular, must have also felt vindicated by the recent audit conducted by the Mines Geosciences Bureau (MGB) that they passed with flying colors.

ISA Assembly Elects Council Members, Discusses Two-year Timeline Trigger (IISD)The 27th session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Assembly elected 18 ISA Council members for 2023-2026. Together with the Legal and Technical Commission, the Council is one of ISA’s main bodies conducting the negotiations on the draft exploitation regulations.

EV will cause a 60% decline in the forging and components industry over the next few years (Auto Components India)The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) has witnessed a challenging time in the first half of 2022 as a result of increased input costs, particularly steel, aluminium, and nickel prices. The Forging sector, combined with a decrease in automotive demand, is expected to reduce capacity utilization in FY23.

NT government abandons plan to include mining industry in new environmental laws  (abc.net)This vast fenced-off area, 100 kilometres south of Darwin, was once the site of the Rum Jungle uranium mine, which supplied the United States and British nuclear programs during the Cold War.

Minister calls for development of mineral value chains (NNN)Minister calls for development of mineral value chains

Biden wants minerals, but mine permitting lags  (eenews.net)Even as President Joe Biden calls for creating a U.S. supply chain to source metals necessary for the energy transition, his administration is approving few new mines on federal land. The Biden presidency has been bad news for some expansive, high-profile mine projects in the United States

SC orders CA to tackle anew petition against mining operations in Zambales (Manila Bulletin News)The Supreme Court (SC) has remanded to the Court of Appeals (CA) for immediate resolution the petition for a Writ of Kalikasan filed by the residents of Sta. Cruz, Zambales to stop all mining operations in the province.


2021 sales figures not yet official for commemoratives  (Coin World)Final but unofficial sales by the U.S. Mint for its two 2021 commemorative coin programs are now reported. Sales are tallied for the Christa McAuliffe silver dollar and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum gold $5 coins, silver dollars and copper-nickel clad half dollars.

KEY COIN Rare nickel sells for $1,452 online the number of legs you need to look for to find one worth thousands (The Sun)The standard US nickels came with a buffalo on the reverse side between 1913 and 1938. The animals were all supposed to have four legs, but some coins were produced with just three legs clearly showing.

Anglo American Plats completes the sale of Bokoni Platinum  (Miningreview.com)The transaction was made to a wholly owned subsidiary of African Rainbow Minerals for a total cash consideration payable at closing of R3.5 billion. The transaction will ultimately include employees and local communities in the new ownership structure alongside African Rainbow Minerals.

Earnings/ Financial Results

Vedanta eyes $100-bn revenue by 2030, capex of about $3-bn in next two yrs  (Business Standard)Billionaire Anil Agarwal, who is chairman of Vedanta, said on Wednesday that the company was targeting $100 billion in revenue by 2030 as it continued to diversify its operations across the natural resources spectrum.

Maverix Metals says operating and financial results for second quarter ended June 30, 2022, show steady progress  (Proactiveinvestors)Maverix Metals Inc has announced its operating and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022, which show steady progress over the period. In the results statement, Dan O’Flaherty, CEO of Maverix, commented: “Maverix’s portfolio had a steady second quarter related to underlying production and we welcomed Orla’s declaration of commercial production at its Camino Rojo mine.

Rivian (RIVN) releases Q2 earnings, confirms $1.7 billion loss in race to make money on its electric pickups  (Electrek)Electric pickup truck maker, Rivian (RIVN), released its highly anticipated Q2 earnings yesterday, confirming a $1.7 billion loss as the EV maker races the competition towards profitability.

Karora Resources Posts $73.6 Million In Revenue For Q2 2022, Announces A$57 Million NPV In Nickel PEA For Beta Hunt Mine  (the deep dive)Karora Resources Inc. (TSX: KRR) reported its financials for Q2 2022 on Friday. The firm posted $73.6 million in quarterly revenue, up from $65.3 million in Q1 2022 and $69.6 million in Q2 2021. As the company previously announced, the firm was able to sell 30,398 gold ounces during the quarter at US$1,860 per ounce.

DMCI Holding profit up 73% on energy, real estate growth (BusinessWorld)DMCI Holdings, Inc. reported on Tuesday that its second-quarter consolidated net income went up by 73% to P9.03 billion from P5.23 billion, driven by growth in its energy and real estate businesses. Without one-off items, core net income rose by 113% to P8.99 billion from P4.23 billion, it said in a disclosure to the stock exchange.

DMCI posts 2Q-2022 record earnings  (The Manila Times)DIVERSIFIED engineering conglomerate DMCI Holdings recorded its highest-ever second quarter and first-half net income as all its subsidiaries delivered exceptional growth during the same period. DMCI’s consolidated profits grew by 73 percent from P5.2 billion to P9 billion on the back of higher coal


Recycling of Plastic Waste Used to Make Low-Cost Fuel Cells (AZoNano)As long as fuel inputs are available, solid oxide fuel cells, which are electrochemical energy conversion systems, can continually create electricity. They are one of the most promising technologies for addressing the world’s growing energy needs as well as the issue of climate change.

Bezos, Gates and Bloomberg, billionaires on the hunt for nickel and cobalt in Greenland  (Prress.Com)Bezos, Gates and Bloomberg, billionaires on the hunt for nickel and cobalt in Greenland

Business Expansion

GEM expands overseas footprint with Swiss float  (Chinadaily)Green energy company GEM Co Ltd, one of the first two Shenzhen-listed companies to issue global depositary receipts on a Swiss bourse, is expanding its overseas footprint to tap growing global demand for new energy and a circular economy.


These were the 100 best-performing companies in FY22 (Proactiveinvestors)Take a look at any market index from around the world over the past year and you’re likely to see a similar trend: volatility, and share prices lower now than they were 12 months ago. It’s been a bumpy ride for investors and companies alike, but as always, there are success stories to be found, and the ASX had plenty.

Ford CEO Jim Farley responds to recent F-150 Lightning price hikes (TESLARATI)After announcing a series of price hikes for the Ford F-150 Lightning lineup, Ford CEO Jim Farley has responded to concerns. According to CNBC, Jim Farley has responded to criticism of price hikes that apply to the in-demand Ford F-150 Lightning. The vehicle’s price hike, raising as much as $8,500 for some trim levels

Landmark US bill a boon but may mean higher global metal market prices  (fastmarkets)The US may pay more for nickel and cobalt, for example, while other countries reap economic benefits from producing them. Metal market participants shared some unintended consequences of the Democrat party legislation, which is expected to pass the Democrat-controlled House of Congress this Friday, August 12.

Stainless MMI: Nickel Prices Hit Bottom by Mid-July  (Agmetalminer.com)Both last month’s increases and this month’s declines were extremely narrow. For that reason, prices appear consolidated within their current range, leaving no clear direction for the coming month.

S&P lowers base metals forecasts  (MiningNews.net)“A price spike in early 2022 eased quickly, as global metal supplies rebalanced after the onset of the Russia-Ukraine conflict,” S&P analyst Donald Marleau said. “Furthermore, strong demand in early 2022 appears to be slowing with inventory destocking downstream and pressure on global GDP growth in 2022 and 2023.”

COBALT PRICES FALL BY A THIRD SINCE APRIL ENDING TWO YEAR PRICE RALLY  (Benchmark Minerals)Cobalt prices have fallen by a third since April as the Chinese market struggles to recover from China’s Covid-19 lockdowns, ending a two-year price rally for the metal. Prices for cobalt metal are down by 28.6% since April when cobalt reached $39.85 a pound, the highest level since June 2018

Vendor/ Supplier Related

Battery giants, Hyundai concerned by US moves on China supplies  (MINING.com)South Korea’s biggest electric-car battery makers and Hyundai Motor Co. have expressed concern over new US legislation aimed at boosting domestic production of EVs and reducing the use of Chinese materials, moves they say could hurt their competitiveness.

Monsters of Rock: ASX producer Nickel Industries is ‘building an empire’  (Stockhead)Indonesia is the world largest nickel producer, by a significant margin. This is due to the development of large “industrial parks” at Morowali and Weda Bay, which produce nickel pig iron for the stainless-steel sector. Lately, there has also been a move by some of these firms to supply MHP and matte into the fast-growing battery pre-cursor industry.

A domestic raw material supply chain is essential for Europe’s battery ambitions  (Innovation News Network)Europe can proudly and accurately call itself a climate leader in a number of spheres. The “Fit for 55” package is the latest boost to Europe’s green ambitions, confirmed within the transport sector by a positive vote of the EU Council in June. The Council voted to increase CO2 reduction targets for new cars and new vans

Battery and energy metals stocks becoming more critical as demand increases and supply falls  (Proactiveinvestors)Battery and energy metals stocks becoming more critical as demand increases and supply falls While we are not heading toward a Mad Max-style breakdown of society due to lack of resources, to feed the need for battery metals supply, the world needs more resources and better strategies to manage them.

Miners face supply chain overhaul to meet U.S. EV credit deadline (Reuters)Miners will struggle to expand operations in the United States in record time to meet a deadline for sourcing key minerals domestically or from select countries as set out by a bill likely to be passed on Friday, companies and industry watchers said.

BYD supplies EV batteries to Tesla in Germany: report (TechNode)BYD has started supplying electric vehicle batteries to Tesla’s factory in Germany, Chinese media outlet Sina Tech reported on Wednesday. Why it matters: This is the latest development in the partnership between Tesla and BYD, two of the world;s biggest EV makers.

Lithium Battery Scrap Recycling Volume at 29,800 mt in July Accompanied by Intensifying Supply and Demand Imbalance (SMM news)According to SMM research, in July 2022, a total of 29,750 mt of lithium battery scraps were recycled in China (including scrap in the form of battery, pole piece and black mass), and the recycling volume rose slightly by 2% compared with June. (Due to the rapid changes in the industry dynamics and in order to ensure the accuracy and reliance of SMM data, 3 new samples of recyclers have been added in July.)

A domestic raw material supply chain is essential for Europe”s battery ambitions  (Innovation News Network)Europe can proudly and accurately call itself a climate leader in a number of spheres. The ‘Fit for 55 package is the latest boost to Europe’s green ambitions, confirmed within the transport sector by a positive vote of the EU Council in June.

Management Change

Infinity Stone updates soil sampling at Zen-Whoberi and announces appointment of Case Lewis to board (Proactiveinvestors)Infinity Stone Ventures Corp (CSE:GEMS) has provided an update on the soil sampling program at its Zen-Whoberi property, located north of Mont Laurier, Quebec, and also announced the appointment of Case Lewis as an independent director of the company.


Today’s ASX 200 top movers: Domain Holdings Australia (DHG 7.7%), Nickel Industries (NIC 6.4%) (finder)The best-performing ASX 200 stocks in trading so far today were Domain Holdings Australia (DHG, up 7.7%) and Nickel Industries (NIC, up 6.4%). Stand-out performers in the ASX 200 Tuesday 9 August 2022

Nickel Asia’s Manuel Zamora Jr. And Philip Ang See Wealth Fall As Global Headwinds Hit Philippine Stocks  (Forbes)Higher ore prices and a global nickel shortage weren’t enough to burnish the fortunes of metal tycoons Manuel Zamora Jr. and Philip Ang, who derive their wealth from stakes in the Philippines largest nickel producer Nickel Asia. After rising over 50% earlier this year on strong earnings


Maximus Resources acquires gold and nickel prospect at Spargoville (Proactiveinvestors)Maximus Resources Ltd (ASX:MXR) has executed a binding agreement to acquire the Kemble prospect, situated three kilometres north of its Wattle Dam Project, near Kambalada in Western Australia. Notably, the prospect has a substantial gold-in-soil anomaly and is located on an underexplored mineralised corridor west of the regional Spargoville shear zone.

Stifel views Talon Metals as preeminent nickel explorer in North America after Michigan acquisition  (Proactiveinvestors)Analysts at Stifel GMP applauded Talon Metals Corp’s move to put its proven exploration team to work in a “highly prospective land package” in the Upper Peninsula of the US state of Michigan. Tamarack, Minnesota-based Talon has struck an option and earn-in agreement with UPX Minerals Inc

Exports/ Imports

Column: Indonesian tax will shake up the nickel export mix again: Andy Home(THE SUDBURY STAR)A worker takes a sample of molten nickel matte from a top blown rotary converter the Vale Copper Cliff Nickel Smelter in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Nickel is the key ingredient in the stainless steel used in everyday appliances, but it’s also critical for the transition away from fossil fuels

Promotional Offers/ Discounts

Barry FitzGerald: Gold! Big discoveries! Going cheap! Come and get your gold! (Stockhead)Grand Sale! Grand Sale! Companies that have made three of the best discoveries in recent years are on sale at big discounts. Garimpeiro is talking about De Grey (ASX:DEG) and its Hemi gold discovery in the Pilbara, Chalice (ASX:CHN) and its Julimar nickel-copper-PGE discovery on Perth’s doorstep, and Rumble (ASX:RTR) and its Earaheedy zinc-lead-silver discovery north of Wiluna.


Ned Goodman, Canadian Mining Legend, Passes Away(the deep dive)His dynamic career spanned almost half a century, with much of it spent honing and enriching the minerals industry and capital markets, making pivotal contributions as founder, merchant banker, and investment advisor.

Business Partnership

Mining companies and indigenous peoples mutually beneficial partnership (ROUGH POLISHED)The ninth of August is celebrated under the auspices of the United Nations as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. On our planet, there are more than 200 million people belonging to aboriginal peoples and ethnic groups. Today, they often inhabit ecologically vulnerable but resource-rich regions.


Inflation Reduction Act mandates escalating battery critical mineral requirements to qualify for EV tax credit  (Green Car Congress)The Inflation Reduction Act, which the Senate passed last week, revamps the electric vehicle Federal tax credit of $7,500 (earlier post). Among the changes are an extension of the tax credit through 2032, the removal of the unit-sales cap of 200,000 per OEM, and a new mandate for qualified cars being assembled in North America.


Deep-sea mining talks end with no agreement on environmental rules  (theguardian)The negotiations on opening the world’s first deep-sea mines ended in Kingston, Jamaica, last week with no agreement, meaning that less than a year remains before a legal clause kicks in that could see seabed mining commence without any environmental or economic regulations in place.


Investment Minister Revokes Thousands of Mining Licenses (Tempo.co)Minister of Investment and Head of the Investment Coordinating Board Bahlil Lahadalia, revoked 2,065 Mining Business Licenses (IUP). The number represents 98.4 percent of the 2,078 IUP target. “The total area [of IUP] that has been revoked amounts to 3,107,708.3 hectares accumulated from 2,065 licenses,” Bahlil said in a press conference on Friday, August 12, 2022.

Environment/ Climate

Metal Phosphorous Chalcogenide Could Boost H2 Photocatalysts (AZoNano)Global energy problems, climate variability, and massive environmental degradation result from the reliance upon non-renewable energy sources. Therefore, finding clean, sustainable, and carbon-free renewable energy resources is of utmost importance.



What’s the environmental impact of EV battery manufacturing and recycling(Digital Trends)One major caveat to the spread of electric vehicles is the question of what we’re going to do with all of these car batteries once their time is up. There’s also concern about the environmental impact of lithium mining, not to mention that of other essential metals, like cobalt and nickel.

coal: Opinion: Australia’s renewable energy ambitions dwarfed by coal, LNG juggernaut: Russell (The Economic Times)coal: Opinion: Australia’s renewable energy ambitions dwarfed by coal, LNG juggernaut: Russell

Will BHP Group cut its dividend like rival Rio?  (Proactiveinvestors)Annual results from BHP Group Ltd (LSE:BHP, ASX:BHP) early next week will be closely watched for further confirmation that the high water market for big mining earnings in this cycle has been passed. Peer Rio Tinto recently cut its dividend and as BHP is a partner on many of its huge iron ore and copper projects something similar from the now Aussie-based titan cannot be ruled out.


Up, Up, Down, Down: Which commodities won and lost in July? (Stockhead)If you want to get a sense of how remarkable thermal coal prices are right now, look no further than Glencore’s latest half year report. Virtually every inch of its massive rise in profits was down to surging prices for energy, with its Australian and Colombian thermal coal operations and energy trading powering massive lifts in mining and marketing revenues.


Congress passes a climate bill that will affect all of North America: What you need to know (Financial Post)The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Inflation Reduction Act, the final hurdle on a difficult course that Democratic leaders in Washington have had to navigate to deliver the fundamental shift in climate policy that President Joe Biden promised on his way to winning the White House. Biden tweeted Aug. 12 that he will sign the legislation next week.


Why copper has become hot ticket in mining M&A as wake of BHP move shakes up market (The Australian)BHP’s (ASX:BHP) bid for copper miner OZ Minerals (ASX:OZL) has divided analyst opinion. It has emerged as BHP’s first salvo in a long-rumoured raid for the future facing commodities the world’s biggest miner now sees as the key to its long term success battery metals like nickel and copper.

How Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates Are Looking To Benefit From Climate Crisis In Greenland (Outlook India)Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Michael Bloomberg are amongst the world’s richest billionaires who are funding the mining of critical minerals including Nickle and Cobalt on the west coast of Greenland in a bid to accelerate the green energy transition amidst the growing climate crisis in the region, according to a report by CNN. The island nation is currently facing the melting of ice at an unprecedented rate.

How billionaires quest for key EV resources under melting ice caps can boost industry (Electrek)A new quest is underway due to the melting ice caps in Greenland. The world’s richest billionaires, including Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Michael Bloomberg, are funding a campaign to search for resources critical to the EV industry and climate change.

Fund Raising/Grants

Billionaires fund a massive treasure hunt in Greenland. Here’s why (MSN)Agigantic treasure hunt with helicopters and transmitters is being funded by some of the richest men in the world, including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, off the west coast of Greenland. According to CNN, the climate catastrophe is melting Greenland at an unprecedented rate

Investor Relations

Why has the Chalice Mining share price rocketed 33% in a month? (The Motley Fool)The Chalice Mining share price has launched upwards over the last 30 days gaining 33% to trade at $5.07 Its gains have come amid good news of the company’s Julimar Project Additionally, it earned a 51% stake in the South West Project before embarking on activities that could see it snapping up another 19% hold

How would a cobalt shortage impact these three Aussie mining shares?(IG)While Elon Musk is making headlines locking up future lithium production , the larger problem looming for electric cars appears to be cobalt. According to Argonne National Laboratory, a typical electric car battery (NMC532) had 8kg lithium, 35kg nickel, 20kg manganese, and 14kg cobalt.

Press Release

Earnings/ Financial Results

UEX Corporation Announces Further Superior Proposal (Junior Mining Network)UEX Corporation (TSX:UEX) (OTC:UEXCF) (“UEX”) or the (“Company”) announces that the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) has unanimously determined, after consultation with its financial and legal advisors, that the unsolicited non-binding proposal that was received by the Company from Denison Mines Corp.

PolyMet Mining : reports results for period ended June 30, 2022 (MarketScreener)PolyMet Mining Corp. TSX: POM; NYSE American: PLM, (“PolyMet” or the “company”) today filed its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. “The first half of 2022 has been especially productive for PolyMet as we made significant progress on several fronts in advancing the NorthMet Project

BRAZIL MINERALS, INC. MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (form 10-Q) (MarketScreener)The following discussion of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our unaudited consolidated financial statements and the notes to those financial statements appearing elsewhere in this Report.

Carpenter Technology Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend (GlobeNewswire)Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE: CRS) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock, payable September 1, 2022, to shareholders of record on August 23, 2022. The ex-dividend date (the date the common stock trades without the dividend) is August 22, 2022.

Investor Relations

Braveheart Resources Closes $65,650 Financing (Yahoo Finance)Braveheart Resources Inc. (TSXV: BHT) (OTCQB: RIINF) (FSE: 2ZR) (“Braveheart” or the “Company”) has closed a financing for proceeds of $65,650, comprising of 937,857 units with an issue price of $0.070 per unit. Each unit consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant.

Nornickel’s shareholders approved reduction of the authorized capital of the company (Nornickel)Nornickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, announces that today its shareholders on the Extraordinary General Meeting approved the reduction of the authorized capital of the Company by RUB 791,227 to RUB 152,863,397 by cancelling 791,227 repurchased ordinary shares with par value of RUB 1.

MMC Norilsk Nickel: NOTEHOLDERS CONSENT SOLICITATION LAUNCH (Yahoo Finance)PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel (LSE: MNOD, MOEX: GMKN) (“Norilsk Nickel”), or the (“Borrower”) has today provided separate notices to solicit consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) from the holders of the outstanding U.S.$1,000,000,000 6.625% Loan Participation Notes due 2022, U.S.$1,000,000,000 4.10 % Loan Participation Notes due 2023

Class 1 Nickel Announces Option Grant (Yahoo)Class 1 Nickel and Technologies Limited (CSE: NICO/ OTCQB: NICLF) (the “Company”) or (“Class 1 Nickel”) is pleased to announce that it has granted an aggregate of 1,000,000 stock options to the directors of the Company. The stock options are each exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company at an exercise price of A$0.50 until the earlier to occur of (i)

Fund Raising/Grants

Noteholders consent solicitation launch (Nornickel)PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel (LSE: MNOD, MOEX: GMKN) (Norilsk Nickel, or the Borrower) has today provided separate notices to solicit consents (the Consent Solicitation) from the holders of the outstanding U.S.$1,000,000,000 6.625% Loan Participation Notes due 2022

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada – Crawford Nickel Project, Participant Funding Available (MarketScreener)Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the impact assessment process for the proposed Crawford Nickel Project, located in Ontario.

Crawford Nickel Project – Participant Funding Available (Newswire)Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the impact assessment process for the proposed Crawford Nickel Project, located in Ontario.


UEX Files Updated West Bear Technical Report  (Junior Mining Network)UEX Corporation is pleased to announce that is has filed an updated technical report for the Company’s 100% owned West Bear Project that includes an updated mineral resource estimate for the property.

AUSQUEST LTD – DRILLING COMMENCES AT THE MORRISEY NICKEL-COPPER-PGE PROJECT, WA  (MarketScreener)Further to its announcement on August 4 th , AusQuest Limited (ASX: AQD) is pleased to advise that Reverse Circulation (RC) drilling has commenced at the Morrisey Nickel-CopperPlatinum Group Element (PGE) Project, located in the Narryer Terrane approximately 500km north of Perth in WA.

Tashota Resources Inc. Announces an Offering of Critical Mineral Exploration Tax Credit Flow-Through Units and Provides an Update on its Exploration Activity at its Echo Ridge Property (Yahoo Finance)Tashota Resources Inc. (“TRI” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an offering of flow-through units in accordance with the recently-introduced Critical Mineral Exploration Tax Credit. The Company is also pleased to provide an update on its exploration activities at its 50% owned Echo Ridge property in the Shebandowan Greenstone Belt.

Grizzly Engages Drilling Contractor and Plans to Commence Drill Testing at Its British Columbia Precious and Battery Metals Projects (Stockhouse)Grizzly Discoveries Inc. (TSXV: GZD) (FSE: G6H) (OTCQB: GZDIF) (“Grizzly” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Full Force Diamond Drilling Ltd. (Full Force) of Peachland, British Columbia (BC). The Company is planning to mobilize and commence drilling in the Greenwood area towards the end of August at either the copper-gold Motherlode skarn Prospect

Gungnir Reports Results from Continuing Drilling at Lappvattnet Nickel Deposit and Highlights Eastern Potential (Yahoo)Gungnir Resources Inc. (TSXV:GUG)(OTC PINK:ASWRF) (“Gungnir” or the “Company”) is pleased to report first 2022 assay results from continuing, systematic drilling of the Lappvattnet nickel deposit in northern Sweden. With the goal of upgrading and expanding the existing resource

Management Change

NiCAN Introduces Board of Directors and Executive Team (News Wire)NiCAN Limited (“NiCAN” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:NICN), is pleased to introduce the Board of Directors and Executive Team of the Company. NiCAN, a recently listed nickel exploration company under the symbol “NICN” on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V), is actively exploring nickel projects on known mineral belts in Manitoba, Canada.

Flying Nickel Mining Announces Management Appointment (Junior Mining Network)Flying Nickel Mining Corp. (TSXV: FLYN) (OTCQB: FLYNF) (“Flying Nickel” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Nadia Traversa as Corporate Secretary, replacing Cindy Waterman. The Company also announces the resignations of Daniel Oosterman as Vice-President of Exploration and Ryan Coombes as Chief Legal Officer.


Green hydrogen: Nanostructured nickel silicide shines as a catalyst (EurekAlert!)Electrolysis might be a familiar concept from chemistry lessons in school: Two electrodes are immersed in water and put under voltage. This voltage causes water molecules to break down into their components, and gas bubbles rise at the electrodes: Oxygen gas forms at the anode, while hydrogen bubbles form at the cathode.



Investor Relations



In situ nanomechanical characterization of hydrogen effects on nickel-based alloy 725 under different metallurgical conditions (Journal of Materials Science & Technology)The effect of hydrogen on the surface morphology and nanomechanical properties of Ni-based Alloy 725 under solution-annealed (SA) and precipitation-hardened (API) conditions was thoroughly studied. The investigation involved in situ nanoindentation testing, microscopy characterization, statistical analysis, and numerical simulation approaches.

Mediating heterogenized nickel phthalocyanine into isolated Ni-N3 moiety for improving activity and stability of electrocatalytic CO2 reduction(Applied Catalysis B: Environmental)The poor stability of heterogenized nickel phthalocyanine (NiPc) has hindered its application as a desirable catalyst for electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction. Herein, the electrocatalytic stability of heterogenized NiPc on nitrogen-doped hollow carbon nanospheres (NiPc@NHCSs) can be optimized via mediating NiPc into Ni-NC moiety (Ni-NC/NHCSs-Y)

Medium- to long-term nickel price forecasting using LSTM and GRU networks (Resources Policy)Recently, nickel is a critical metal for manufacturing stainless steel, rechargeable electric vehicle batteries, and alloys utilized in the state-of-the-art technologies. The use of more environmentally friendly electric vehicles has become widespread and brought tackling climate change to forefront, especially for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Valence-Inverted States of Nickel(II) Complexes Perform Facile C H Bond Activation (Journal of the American Chemical Society)Valence-inverted reactivity (VIR) is discovered here through high-level computations of excited states of Ni(II) complexes that are generated by triplet energy transfer. For example, the so-generated 3[(Ar)(bpy)NiII(Br)] species possesses a valence-inverted occupancy, dxy1dxz1dx2 y22, wherein the uppermost dx2 y2 orbital is metal ligand antibonding.

Synthesis of Vicinal Carbocycles by Intramolecular Nickel-Catalyzed Conjunctive Cross-Electrophile Coupling Reaction (Organic Letters)A nickel-catalyzed intramolecular conjunctive cross-electrophile coupling reaction has been established. This method enables the synthesis of 3,5-vicinal carbocyclic rings found in numerous biologically active compounds and natural products. We provide mechanistic experiments that indicate this reaction proceeds through alkyl iodides formed in situ

Photochemical Allylation of Alkanes Enabled by Nickel Catalysis(ACS Catalysis)We have developed an allylic alkylation of alkanes by dual photo-HAT/nickel catalysis. In this reaction, radical-type hydrogen-atom-transfer of the alkanes is enabled by decatungstate as a photocatalyst, whereas nickel serves to cleave the CO bond in the substrates under mild reaction conditions.

Intellectual Property

Corning Incorporated Granted Patent for Glasses Having Resistance to Photo-Darkening (US Patent News)Alexandria, Aug. 13 — Corning Incorporated has been granted a patent for glasses having resistance to photo-darkening. Gross Timothy Michael and Guo Xiaoju developed the invention. The patent application number is 16/320,277. The International Patent Classification codes are C03C 3/097 (20060101), C03C 4/02 (20060101) and C03C 4/00 (20060101). Cooperative Patent Classification codes are C03C 4/02 (20130101), C03C 3/097 (20130101), C03C 4/0092 (20130101) and C03C 2204/00 (20130101).

IFP Energies Nouvelles Seeks Patent for Catalyst Comprising an Active Nickel Sulfur Phase Distributed in a Shell(US Patent News)Alexandria, Aug. 12 — IFP Energies Nouvelles has sought a patent for catalyst comprising an active nickel sulfur phase distributed in a shell. Dubreuil Anne-Claire, Coupard Vincent and Boualleg Malika developed the invention.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes NAC International’s Patent Application for Methods for Cold Spraying Nickel Particles on a Substrate (US Patent News)Alexandria, Aug. 12 — U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published NAC International’s patent application for methods for cold spraying nickel particles on a substrate. Wellwood Jay G developed the invention.

Sumitomo Metal Mining Files United States Patent Application for Nickel Powder and Method for Producing Nickel Powder(US Patent News)Alexandria, Aug. 12 — Sumitomo Metal Mining has filed a patent application for nickel powder and method for producing nickel powder. This invention was developed by Kumagai Yuki, Igari Atsushi, Shin Minseob, Suto Shingo and Yukinobu Masaya.

Petroleo Brasileiro S A – Petrobras Files United States Patent Application for Catalysts, Process for Obtaining and Steam Pre-Reforming Process of Hydrocarbons(US Patent News)Alexandria, Aug. 12 — Petroleo Brasileiro S A – Petrobras has filed a patent application for catalysts, process for obtaining and steam pre-reforming process of hydrocarbons. This invention was developed by Bittencourt Roberto Carlos Pontes.

State Intellectual Property Office of China Publishes Zhengzhou Light Industry Univ’s Patent Application for Chiral Mononuclear Nickel Third-Order Harmonic Generation Crystalline Molecule-Based Material and Preparation Method Thereof (China Patent News)Beijing, Aug. 10 — State Intellectual Property Office of China has published Zhengzhou Light Industry Univ’s patent application for chiral mononuclear nickel third-order harmonic generation crystalline molecule-based material and preparation method thereof. The invention was developed by Li Xili, Li Yanan, Wang Ailing, Liu Beibei, Gao Congli, Yu Xiaojing and Su Bing.

State Intellectual Property Office of China Releases Guangzhou Hypo Chemical Industry Ltd’s Patent Application for Pearl Nickel Plating and Electrophoretic Coating Plating Structure of Zinc Alloy Die Casting (China Patent News)Beijing, Aug. 10 — State Intellectual Property Office of China has released Guangzhou Hypo Chemical Industry Ltd’s patent application for pearl nickel plating and electrophoretic coating plating structure of zinc alloy die casting. This invention was developed by Li Xiaohua, Guo Chongwu and Lai Huanwen.

Luoyang Yuhang Science and Tech Seeks Patent for Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Counterweight (China Patent News)Beijing, Aug. 10 — Luoyang Yuhang Science and Tech has sought patent for tungsten-nickel-iron counterweight. This invention was developed by Li Qi.

Suzhou Code Environmental Prot Files Chinese Patent Application for Online Detection Device for Nickel Ions in Water(China Patent News)Beijing, Aug. 10 — Suzhou Code Environmental Prot has filed a patent application for online detection device for nickel ions in water. This invention was developed by Jiang Jingdong, Bai Zhuling, Xie Hanxuan and Xia Yuanqing.

Suzhou Institute of Research of Shandong Univ Submits Chinese Patent Application for Porous Nickel-Titanium Alloy, Preparation Method and Application Thereof and Porous Nickel-Titanium Alloy Component (China Patent News)Beijing, Aug. 10 — Suzhou Institute of Research of Shandong Univ has submitted a patent application for porous nickel-titanium alloy, preparation method and application thereof and porous nickel-titanium alloy component. This invention was developed by Wang Xiebin, Xi Rui and Jiang Hao.

State Intellectual Property Office of China Receives Dongguan Vietnamet Intelligent Science and Tech’s Patent Application for Atomizing Core, Atomizer and Aerosol Generating Device (China Patent News)Beijing, Aug. 10 — State Intellectual Property Office of China has received Dongguan Vietnamet Intelligent Science and Tech’s patent application for atomizing core, atomizer and aerosol generating device. Qiu Weihua developed the invention.

Univ Jilin Jianzhu Submits Dutch Patent Application for Nickel-Iron Bimetallic Three-Dimensional Electrode Particle Filler and Preparation Method and Application Thereof (Netherland Patent News)Rijswijk, Aug. 9 — Univ Jilin Jianzhu has submitted a patent application for nickel-iron bimetallic three-dimensional electrode particle filler and preparation method and application thereof. This invention was developed by Suiyi Zhu, Yingzi Lin, Siwen Li and Gen Liu.