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Jack Lifton

About Jack Lifton

Jack Lifton is the Sr. Editor for InvestorIntel Corp. and is the CEO for Jack Lifton, LLC. He is also a consultant, author, and lecturer on the market fundamentals of the technology metals, the term that he coined to describe those strategic rare metals whose electronic properties make our technological society possible. These include the rare earths, the platinum group metals, lithium, graphite and most of the rare metals and materials. He is on the technical advisory boards of Elcora Resources, and is also the founding co-principal of Technology Metals Research, LLC. His consulting is done through Jack Lifton, LLC, a consultancy he began in 1999 upon his retirement as the CEO of an OEM automotive supply company specializing in process chemistry and metals trading. Jack Lifton, LLC is a member of the Minor Metals Trade Association (www.mmta.co.uk) and Jack is an advisor to the Malaysian Academy of Science in Kuala Lumpur, and he is a member of that Academy’s Rare Earth Task Force. He is a member of numerous professional societies and is a frequent speaker at both professional and industry events on both the markets for technology metals and materials and on the use of new and newly applied technologies to the extraction, refining and fabrication of rare metals and materials.

96 InvestorIntel Articles By Jack Lifton

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The Trump Effect on Detroit


January 12, 2017
| January 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

There’s a logical fallacy named “post hoc ergo propter hoc”. The name is Latin for “After that (therefore) on account […]


Lifton defines “technology metals”


December 01, 2016
| December 01, 2016 | 5 Comments

What are technology metals and material? They are those chemical elements mostly metals the electronic properties of which enable individuals […]


Lifton on the global race for lithium ion battery materials


November 29, 2016
| November 29, 2016 | 6 Comments

What are the fundamental business type start-ups the creation of which point to a permanent increase in demand for a […]


Elcora Advanced Materials moves towards the manufacturing of engineered graphite products


November 25, 2016
| November 25, 2016

The Manufacturing of engineered graphite anodes for use in current production lithium ion batteries used in the transportation sector is […]


Upcycling: The influence of de-globalization on the supply of technology metals and materials


November 21, 2016
| November 21, 2016 | 2 Comments

The principal driver for change that I see in the overall supply picture for technology metals and materials as a […]


Lithium, Graphite, Cobalt, Neodymium, Praseodymium, Terbium, and Dysprosium poised to Skyrocket


November 09, 2016
| November 09, 2016 | 1 Comment

Junior mining stories are invariably predicated upon peak supply stories. Either current supply is insufficient or future supply will be […]