Panasonic Energy and General Motors (GM) will each be supplied with 18,000 tons of active anode material per year by NMG and have committed to 25-million US dollar investments in the Canadian company.
South Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution has signed a purchase agreement with Australian chemical company WesCEF for up to 85,000 tons of lithium concentrate for production of cathode material.
Between 2025 and 2029, Panasonic Energy will receive up to 10,000 tons of synthetic graphite from Australian battery material manufacturer Novonix for electric vehicle battery production.
LG Chem has signed a long-term cathode materials supply contract with General Motors (GM) worth approximately 18.8 billion US dollars. The deal runs from 2026 to 2035.
US battery recycling and materials provider Cirba Solutions collaborates with EcoPro, a global manufacturer of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries based in South Korea.
LG Chem has started construction of a cathode plant in the United States. The plant is being built in Montgomery County, Clarksville, Tennessee, and will produce cathode materials for use
South Korean battery materials manufacturer EcoPro BM has signed a 34-billion Dollar contract with Samsung SDI for the supply of lithium nickel cobalt aluminum oxide (NCA) cathode material from 2024 to the end of 2028.
Battery materials specialist Sila has begun to build out its first automotive-scale production facility in Moses Lake, Washington State, where the company’s “Titan Silicon” anode will be produced from 2025.
Under its new ‘Mobil Lithium’ brand, US oil company ExxonMobil is aiming to become a leading supplier of lithium for the electric vehicle industry by 2030.
LG Chem, together with LX Hausys, has developed a material that can withstand a flame of 1,500 degrees Celsius for more than 20 minutes.