As EVs drive a mining revolution, will Australia become a battery minerals superpower?

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As EVs drive a mining revolution, will Australia become a battery minerals superpower?
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As EVs drive a mining revolution, will Australia become a battery minerals superpower?

Australian mining is uniquely well-placed to capitalise on the EV revolution. Allison Britt offers a simple analogy to explain the opportunity at Australia’s feet. “If you want to compare an EV battery to cooking, we have all the ingredients to make a delicious cake in our pantry,” Ms Britt, a director at Geoscience Australia, said. “And the challenge for Australia … is ‘Do we want to continue doing what we’ve been doing … selling some of those ingredients to cake makers overseas, or do we want to take that next step?’ “‘Maybe make the cake batter here in Australia and then send it out for cooking, or do we want to go the whole hog and invest in a new oven and make and bake the cake ourselves right here in Australia?’ “That’s where we are with the battery situation right now.” Allison Britt says there’s not a single […]

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