Mining is integral to our society and will be even more important as we move deeper into the information age and the world of alternative energy. Energy metals will be in high demand, but rather than open another mine, we have tonnes of minerals languishing in landfills just waiting to be extracted.
Graphite will not only play a major role in the coming alternative energy revolution, but the individual carbon layers that make up this steel-grey mineral known as graphene, are also expected to revolutionize materials R&D.
Elon Musk recently built a large battery plant in South Australia that has stabilised the power grid by collecting and storing excess power when it is cheap and discharging it during demand spikes.
The price of Cobalt – Co according to the periodic table – has been rather buoyant of late. This, despite a well circulated report last month suggesting this most critical of battery metals has seen its day in the sun and is about to grind lower.
Blue Sky Uranium sounds like your average Canadian microcap mining deal. And the new era of penny investors doesn’t always jive with things like uranium. Or gold. Or oil.