With its decision to renew an important industry tax credit, Canada signals its support for mineral exploration. Earlier this year, the Canadian government extended the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit (METC) through March 31, 2019. The 15 percent tax credit aims to boost investment in small mineral exploration companies that are backed by venture capital.
As the lithium-ion battery market grows, cobalt demand is surging, driving renewed interest in long-dormant mines and showcasing the potential for huge financial windfalls.
Roads are everywhere — but how much do they cost to maintain? When people think of the country’s roadway infrastructure, they usually think of the construction of shiny new thoroughfares like roads, bridges, and highways funded by government dollars and built on the promise of major economic benefits to local areas.
As electric vehicle production increases, demand for lithium is on the rise — and production is following close behind.
After struggling with the effects of fugitive road dust, this New Zealand couple is leading the charge to repair the local town’s unpaved roads.