Move Over, Lithium: Magnesium-ion Batteries Could Soon Be the Norm

Move Over, Lithium: Magnesium-ion Batteries Could Soon Be the Norm

Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are the power source of choice for computers, smart phones and other mainstays of modern life. However, the battery landscape could change in the near future given recent developments in magnesium battery technology.

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MGX Minerals — Magnesite Production in North America

MGX Minerals — Magnesite Production in North America

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) is an industrial minerals focused company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties in Western Canada. MGX’s flagship project is its Driftwood Creek magnesite property in British Columbia. Two high-grade mineralized zones have been delineated at the property to date. Mineralization is characterized by low calcium content, which is incredibly [...]

West High Yield Releases Financial Results

West High Yield Releases Financial Results

West High Yield Resources (TSXV:WHY) announced the release and filing of its financial results and Management Discussion and Analysis for the nine months ended September 30, 2014.

MGX Minerals to Re-Assay Historic Drill Core from Driftwood Creek

MGX Minerals to Re-Assay Historic Drill Core from Driftwood Creek

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) announced that it is preparing to re-assay a historic drill core previously compiled at the company's flagship Driftwood Creek project. The drill core was originally collected by Tusk Exploration in 2008. The sample will be submitted for dead-burned magensia analysis.

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Magnesium Fire Breaks Out at Houston Business Park

The Houston Chronicle reported that a magnesium fire broke out at a heat-treating business in Texas. Officials have said that the fire does not pose any danger to the public.

Is Magnesium the ‘Next Big Thing?’

In an article for Investing.com, Mark Green looked at sources of magnesium demand and the growing importance of the metal, and explored the opportunities that magnesium might hold for investors.

Magnesium Ion Batteries a “Promising Alternative” to Lithium

Researchers at the awrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the US department of energy are looking at magnesium ion batteries as a possible alternative to lithium, according to Oilprice.com. Some drawbacks related to magnesium have slowed development efforts so far, but the researchers say that magnesium ion batteries could have higher energy density and be less prone to overheating than their lithium counterparts.

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