Vancouver, BC - TheNewswire - November 10, 2020 - Global Energy Metals Corporation (TSXV:GEMC) | (OTC:GBLEF) | (FSE:5GE1) ("Global Energy Metals", the "Company" and/or "GEMC") is pleased to announce that GlobalData research has ranked Global Energy Metals' president & CEO Mitchell Smith as one of the top influencers in the battery minerals sector based on performance and engagement online.
Mining Technology, using research from GlobalData's Influencer platform, has named ten of the most influential people and companies in the battery minerals sector on social media with Mitchell Smith, Twitter handle @MitchSmithVanc, being ranked fourth globally.
Smith was joined by other well recognized industry analysts, experts and bloggers including Stu Crow, Simon Moores, Greg Shafransky, Gassin, Livio Filice, Anthony Milewski, Cory Groshek, Jeb Handwerger and the Hedgehog Trader.
Global Energy Metals' President & CEO, Mitchell Smith, will also be a featured panelist and speaking at this year's International Ferroalloys Virtual Event hosted by Fastmarkets addressing timely questions related to critical raw materials core to the rechargeable battery sector.
Join him and industry experts including Amy Bennet - Principal Consultant at Fastmarkets MBR; Ken Hoffman - Co-Head EV Battery Materials Research Group/Basic Materials Sr. Expert, McKinsey & Company; and moderated by Susan Zou - Fastmarkets, for a great discussion on the potential for ferroalloys in the high-growth battery sector where the distinguished speakers provide insight on the following topics:
- Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on the battery sector
- Apart from the leading battery metal, such as cobalt and lithium, what are the opportunities for other battery metals, such as vanadium and manganese flake to meet the future demand of this industry?
- How will the growth of the EV market influence demand for vanadium and manganese flake, and how will this compare to demand growth for those materials from the traditional ferro-alloys and steel sector?
- Exploring trends for large-scale energy storage batteries. What is the outlook as we see renewable energy such as wind and solar power become increasingly mainstream?
- What do wider electrification trends generally mean for the steel and ferro-alloys industry?
Global Energy Metals is focused on offering investment exposure to the raw materials deemed critical for the growing rechargeable battery market, by building a diversified global portfolio of battery mineral assets including project stakes and sector specific equity positions. GEMC anticipates growing its business through the acquisition and development of battery mineral projects alongside key strategic partners. The Company holds 100% of the Millennium Cobalt Project and two neighbouring discovery stage exploration-stage cobalt assets in Mount Isa, Australia positioning it as a leading cobalt-copper explorer and developer in the famed mining district in Queensland, Australia. The Company is finalizing on the acquisition of an 85% interest in two battery mineral projects, the Lovelock Cobalt Mine and Treasure Box Project, located on the doorstep of the world's largest lithium-ion battery production plant, GigaNevada that Tesla Motors Ltd. and partner Panasonic Corp. have built in Nevada, USA. Additionally, the Company holds a 70% interest in the past-producing Werner Lake Cobalt Mine project in Ontario, Canada.
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