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Battery Metals and Materials

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Experts analysing the critical metals for electric vehicles

SFA (Oxford)'s long history of research into PGMs, and their association with emissions compliance and the automotive sector has provided us with a deep understanding of automotive emissions technologies. It has furnished us with a 'springboard' into lithium, nickel and cobalt. SFA provides a rigorous assessment of the impact of shifting powertrain technology and battery metal trends, mine production, producer economics and recycling market dynamics to give investors and value chain players unique market insights ahead of the competition, backed by significant due diligence experience.


Dive into the lithium market and price drivers for spodumene, lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide for use in lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles, portable electronics, energy storage, glass and ceramics, greases and lubricants and other end-uses.


Discover the nickel market and price drivers for nickel metal, nickel sulphate and mixed hydroxide product (MHP) for use in lithium-ion batteries, stainless steel, alloy steels, nickel plating and casting.


Explore the cobalt market and cobalt price drivers for lithium-ion batteries and other end-uses such as superalloys, hard metals, and other non-battery uses.

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