Sunday, April 11, 2021

All posts tagged "lithium"

  • Report: Clean Energy Must Not Rely on Dirty Mining

    Research exposes extent of mineral demand for clean technologies

    • Posted April 22, 2019
  • Lithium reviving centuries-old Czech mining tradition

    CINOVEC, Czech Republic – A surge in the global use of lithium, a key component in electric batteries, is leading to the revival of a centuries-long mining tradition in the Czech Republic’s Ore Mountains. Demand for the...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
  • Halt and Catch Fire: Battery Woes Go Well Beyond Samsung

    NEW YORK – Samsung’s Note 7 isn’t the only gadget to catch fire thanks to lithium-battery problems, which have afflicted everything from iPhones to Tesla cars to Boeing jetliners. Blame chemistry and the fact that the batteries...

    • Posted September 4, 2016
  • AP Sources: Panel Proposes Ban on Air Shipments of Batteries

    WASHINGTON – A U.N. panel recommended that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision. The International...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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