Nickel, copper, cobalt? Nope, tin is now the battery metal stealing the limelight

April 20th, 2023

The Australian, Other, 19/04/2023, Josh Chiat
It’s used in virtually every item of consumer electronics and a key element of the transition from hardware to the cloud and gas guzzlers to electric vehicles. But amid the focus on copper, nickel, cobalt, lithium and graphite, tin has a habit of slipping under the radar. […] CSIRO have done the initial work, it looked promising, we need to do more work, but if this can become a much bigger tin mine at the end of the day being able to mine most of that resource instead of a smaller component than we were originally looking at then we could have a very big significant mine.

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