Bushveld Minerals has interests across a number of commodities – Vanadium, Tin, Coal, Iron, Phosphate and Lithium and together with its subsidiary Bushveld Energy is deeply enmeshed in the rapidly developing VRFB sector. As a result at the time of writing, June 2017, there are many potential sources of short term newsflow:
- Tin – Uis progress towards near term production from 10 tph pilot plant Proactive March 2017, page 8
- The results of the Bushveld Energy studies (2) – studies of the market potential for VRFB Systems in South Africa and Africa, and techno-economic studies for the local manufacturing of vanadium electrolyte and VRFB system manufacturing in South Africa – Cooperation agreement with IDC
- News of demonstration VRFB battery installations and/or Electrolyte production details
- UET finalised JV with Bushveld Energy – Original MoU with UET
- Tin – Uis project Scoping Study ($1.2M = +1% Dawnmin & Controlling interest)
- Tin JV – VBKom – Greenhills MoU with VBKom
- Vametco optimisation/debottlenecking – ‘Current production capacity of 2,500mtv with scope to increase to 5,000 mtv’ Proactive March 2017, page 28
- Profit forecasts for Vametco
- Production forecasts for Vametco
- Bushveld Energy contracts
- Bushveld Energy JV’s
- Brits vanadium news – JORC
- Mokopane mining licence – IEA Granted Sept 2016, MRA submitted March 2015
- Imaloto coal MOU progress – MoU with SinoHydro
- Institutional Investors taking a stake ?
There are also many other possibilities on longer timescales:
- Taking over Yellow Dragon’s share of Vametco ?
- News of Vametco planning to increase production to 5,400 tonnes pa
- Tin – Uis Project Prefeasibility Study ($1M=+10% Dawnmin) / Definitive Feasibility Study ($1M=+10% Dawnmin)
- Mokopane Definitive Feasibility Study – Mokopane Prefeasibility (PFS) Study download
- Mokopane vanadium JV ?
- Tin assets floating off as separate entity – Greenhills Resources
- Floating Bushveld Energy ?
- Imaloto Definitive Feasibility Study – Lemur Resources Annual Report 2015 pages 6-9
- Floating the coal platform ?
- Sale of the coal platform to Sinohydro ? – MoU with SinoHydro
- Iron ore JV ?
- Iron ore sale of platform ?
- Takeover offers ?
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