Caterpillar presents massive electric dump truck
Construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has completed the development of the prototype of its first large battery-electric 793 dump truck. With a prototype ready to go, Caterpillar demonstrated the new model to customers on a seven-kilometre track.
Serbia blocks lithium mining project
The Serbian government has denied permission for the Jadar project of the British-Australian mining company Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto wanted to build a lithium mine in Serbia as part of the project.
Rio Tinto invests in InoBat
Mining group Rio Tinto is investing in Slovakian battery company InoBat. The investment follows a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies in May to build a value chain for the production and recycling of electric car batteries in Serbia.
Rio Tinto to mine lithium in Serbia
Mining group Rio Tinto has announced investments of US$2.4 billion in its planned Jadar project in Serbia to produce, among other things, up to 58,000 tonnes of battery-grade lithium carbonate from 2026.
InoBat & Rio Tinto to set up battery recycling in Serbia
The Slovakian battery company InoBat wants to build a value chain for the production and recycling of electric car batteries in Serbia together with the mining group Rio Tinto. However, one important point is still open: The investment decision in the mine in Serbia.