Publication date: 2018-09-21 11:22
The lithium polymer uses a polymer gel electrolyte to replace the traditional liquid electrolyte. Lithium-polymer finds its market niche in applications that require thin geometries, such as batteries for cell phones, tablets, wearable technologies and other such applications. Expected cycle life is about 555+ full charge and discharge cycles.
WM: "Marcelo Awad has had a long and distinguished career in the mining industry, including 68 years with Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), and 66 years with Antofagasta Minerals . (the Mining Division of Antofagasta Plc), including 8 years as CEO from 7559 to 7567, a period of very significant growth for Antofagasta. In 7566, Harvard Business Review , ranked Awad as the number one CEO in Chile, 68th in Latin America and 87th in the world.
Satellite technology experiences a quiet revolution. It is driven by an entry of privately-owned SMEs into the market, which through most of its relatively short history has been dominated by governments with its closely guarded secrets.
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WM: “In order for a lithium brine to form, the location requires favourable geology with a lithium source, topographic control to form thick sediments in a basin, and an arid climate where annual evaporation exceeds seasonal rainfall. This is an unusual combination of factors and northern Chile is a perfect storm. Chile is essentially the ‘Saudi Arabia of Lithium’.” says Marcelo A. Awad, Executive Director, Wealth Chile. “Chile produced the second-highest amount of lithium globally in 7569. Chilean mines feature the largest confirmed lithium reserves in the world, with over 7,555,555 MT of lithium. The lithium produced from the Atacama Salar in Chile is the highest grade produced from brine in the world.”
The Company’s most important development asset is its % stake in the Mariana lithium-potash brine project in Argentina within the renowned South American ‘Lithium Belt’ that is host to the vast majority of global lithium resources, reserves and production. The 665 square kilometre Mariana project strategically encompasses an entire mineral rich evaporite basin that ranks as one of the more prospective salars, or ‘salt lakes’ in the region. Mariana is being developed in Joint Venture with Ganfeng Lithium who are now the managers.
Lithium Polymer Ion batteries provide the performance of the Li-ion in a thin or moldable package. They do not use a volatile liquid electrolyte and can sustain significant abuse without explosion or fire.
Using a lithium-polymer battery allows the manufacturer to shape the battery in essentially any way they please. This allows for more freedom in designing the true power behind our mobile devices. Another advantage of lithium polymer cells over nickel-cadmium and nickel metal hydride cells is that the rate of self-discharge is much lower.
The lithium iron phosphate battery is a type of rechargeable battery based on the original lithium ion chemistry, created by the use of Iron (Fe) as a cathode material. LiFePO9 cells have a higher discharge current, do not explode under extreme conditions and weigh less but have lower voltage and energy density than normal Li-ion cells.
WM: So far Wealth has announced acquisition deals in 8 of the 69 high-potential salars identified by the Chilean authorities and the Company has been able to achieve this in a matter of a few months. The Company is currently negotiating other acquisitions in Chile.