Australia’s Nickel Industry Ready to Feed Growing Global EV Market

Activity in the Australian nickel industry has continued unabated over the last 18 months, said Angela Durrant of Wood Mackenzie.

Nickel prices have been trading with volatility in the past years, but the attention given to this metal key in electric vehicle batteries has been growing exponentially.

Demand from the electric vehicle segment is expected to continue to increase in coming years, although stainless steel remains the top market for nickel.

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, activity in the Australian nickel industry has continued unabated over the last 18 months, Angela Durrant of Wood Mackenzie told the Investing News Network.

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Beyond Mining: Building Australia’s Processing Capacity for EV Raw Materials

Read on to learn more about Australia's processing capacity for key metals such as lithium, rare earths and cobalt.

Electric vehicle (EV) sales and forecasts for the coming decade continue to be reviewed to the upside, leaving little room for doubt that demand for the key raw materials used in EV batteries will increase.

Announcements and commitments from governments and carmakers have led to many raising a question that has been at the center of debates in the industry for years — where will all this supply come from?

Australia is in a privileged position when it comes to resources needed for the electrification of the world, with lithium, rare earths and cobalt found in abundance in the country. But it is not just about mining the right metals, to be used in EV batteries — these materials need to be processed to the right standards.

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Tech Unicorns in Australia

What are tech unicorns, and what does the landscape look like in Australia? Being aware of these billion-dollar companies can help investors identify up and comers.

Aussies are a pretty tech-savvy bunch, and this business is key to the country's economy.

Australia has created its fair share of tech unicorns in recent years. But what exactly does that mean?

The term "tech unicorn" is thought to have first been coined by a venture capitalist named Aileen Lee in California back in 2013. It refers to a privately held startup company whose value exceeds $1 billion.

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Fashion Nova and Afterpay Announce New Partnership In Time for Fall Shopping

Afterpay the leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments, today announced that it has partnered with Fashion Nova a leading e-commerce fashion platform, to offer shoppers a more flexible way to pay – just in time for the fall shopping season. Now, consumers who shop Fashion Nova online will have the option to pay responsibly with Afterpay at checkout, in four interest-free installments 1 . The addition of Fashion Nova …

Afterpay (ASX:APT), the leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments, today announced that it has partnered with Fashion Nova a leading e-commerce fashion platform, to offer shoppers a more flexible way to pay – just in time for the fall shopping season. Now, consumers who shop Fashion Nova online will have the option to pay responsibly with Afterpay at checkout, in four interest-free installments 1 .

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Zelira Launches RAF FIVE Acne Treatment Products Through Its Dermatology Focused Subsidiary

Zelira Therapeutics Ltd a global leader in the research and development of clinically validated cannabinoid medicines, is pleased to announce the US launch of the Zelira Dermatology Business’ first product line, RAF FIVE ™ through its dermatology subsidiary Ilera Derm LLC . The five-product RAF FIVE ™ line consists of the Wash Away Gel Cleanser Acne Treatment, Spot On Acne Treatment, Kick Off Hydrating Lotion …

Zelira Therapeutics Ltd (ASX: ZLD) (OTCQB: ZLDAF), a global leader in the research and development of clinically validated cannabinoid medicines, is pleased to announce the US launch of the Zelira Dermatology Business’ first product line, RAF FIVE ™ through its dermatology subsidiary Ilera Derm LLC (“Zelira Dermatology”).

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