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Jack Lifton

About Jack Lifton

Jack Lifton is the Publisher and Editor in Chief for InvestorIntel.com, a capital market source celebrating its 21st year in business. He is also a Director of InvestorIntel Corp., a consultant, author, and lecturer on the market fundamentals of technology metals. “Technology metals” is a category term now in wide use that he coined at the beginning of the twenty-first century to describe those strategic metals whose electronic properties make our technological society possible. These include copper, the rare earths, the platinum group metals, the steel alloy metals, lithium, cobalt, graphite and most of the rare critical metals and materials necessary for our health, safety, and technologies, both consumer and military. He is on several technical advisory boards in the mining and metal refining sector and is also a founding co-principal of Technology Metals Research, LLC. His consulting is done through Jack Lifton, LLC, a consultancy founded in 1999 on his retirement as the CEO of an OEM automotive supply company specializing in the process chemistry of engineered materials and metals trading. Jack Lifton LLC has advised governmental agencies both at home and abroad on metals industries supply chain issues and has done extensive due diligence on mining, refining, and the fabrication of metals for financial institutions globally. 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 for the extraction, refining and fabrication of rare metals and materials. Jack Lifton is the Director of the Industrial Policy Institute, which advises governments on the development and implementation of national industrial policies for the management of critical metals and materials.   Follow Jack on Twitter @JackLifton

77 InvestorIntel Articles By Jack Lifton

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Is there a Ford in your future?

The American Ford Motor Company, in its domestic operations, has now adopted the current business operations model of the Chinese […]


Is there going to be a North American lithium “rush”?

General Motors has now announced that in partnership with Korea’s POSCO Chemicals they would construct a lithium-ion battery cathode active […]


Jack Lifton interviews David Regan of Sona Nanotech on its breakthrough, gold nanorod, medical technology

In a recent InvestorIntel interview, Jack Lifton spoke with David Regan, CEO of Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA | OTCQB: […]


Squeezing the juice out of the idea that endless cash will somehow make more battery materials appear

It has been said that the (U.S.) Central Bank, the Federal Reserve System, can simply create money by creating bank […]


Gold market experts Jack Lifton, Byron W King, Chris Thompson and John Kontak discuss the present and future gold market

In this InvestorIntel Gold Panel discussion, InvestorIntel Editor-in-Chief & Publisher Jack Lifton and Geologist and Newsletter Writer Byron King are joined […]


Will Technology Metals’ Supply Meet the Demand for EVs?

Since market economics’ common sense was codified by Adam Smith in the 18th century, people have been aware of the […]


Nickel 28’s Anthony Milewski discusses the Impact of the Demand and Price Surges for Battery Grade Nickel

In this episode of the Critical Materials Corner, Tracy Weslosky is joined by Critical Materials’ industry expert and InvestorIntel Editor-in-Chief, […]


Ucore’s Pat Ryan on creating a modern rare earths’ industrial processing company in North America

In a recent InvestorIntel interview, Jack Lifton spoke with Pat Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV: […]


China’s Rare Earth Industry’s Big Advantage is not Just in Mines

China’s Real Rare Earth Infrastructure is based on a dedicated, and educated, specifically Experienced, and Skilled rare earth industrial and […]


Circling the theory of an EV revolution, Lifton takes on the ‘dumbest assumption of the greens’

The “law” of supply and demand is in reality an academic ideal “model” that only works in a prescribed universe […]